Lux Travel Tips: How to Have a 5-Star Vacation in Australia

The Land Down Under is an amazing backpacking, budget, family and party destination. However, what Australians do the best is luxury! So, if you’re in the mood to be treated like a VIP that you are, here are a few exclusive things to do in Australia in order to have a 5-star vacation.

Find amazing accommodation

Australia is full of 5-star hotels and amazing Airbnb apartments, but one of the most luxurious options for your stay are beachside villas. Once you settle in, you’ll never want to leave the peace, luxury and relaxation of the ocean and warm Australian sun. Start your day with a cup of coffee with an ocean view and end your day with a light walk on the beach. It might sound a bit cheesy, but beachside life is truly amazing and luxurious. If you want to go full rock star, you can even rent a private island in Queensland and live like the 1%!

Travel in style

If you want to stray away from Sydney and get to know other city centers, your best option is to grab a plane ticket. There are various domestic flights that are very comfortable and even reasonably priced. If you’re short with time, flying is really your best option since Australia is so huge and everything is far away. On the other hand, if you can take your time, you can rent a luxury car and have a relaxing and glamorous drive to your destination. Visit sites like and check out the amazing vehicle fleet and chauffeur services they offer. There are few things more lux than cruising Sydney from the back seat of a Rolls Royce!

Cruise the Sydney harbor

Sydney harbor is one of the most beautiful in the world, so a harbor cruise is really a must. However, you can ditch the regular cruise ferry boats and opt for something more exclusive like a yacht. Rent a luxurious private yacht and have a one-of-a-kind Sydney harbor sightseeing experience. Many celebs from Adrien Brody to Bruno Mars opted for the same tour, so you’ll really be following some big footsteps. Some vessels have a completely customizable cruising experience, so you can stop in Rose Bay and Double Bay for some shopping and dining or stay on the water and enjoy onboard catering.

Taste best Australian wines

One of the things Australia is known for is its quality wine. So, if you want to have an exclusive wine tasting experience, opt for a Hunter Valley private day tour. You will get to explore vineyards, try different wines and sample top-shelf local produce. An expert sommelier guide will take you through some of the best cellars, teach you a thing or two about wines and wine production and ensure you have an exquisite experience full of delicious wine and food. Private transport is included, so you don’t have to hold back on vino!

Rent a helicopter

Now that you’ve seen Australia from land and the sea, it’s time to experience it from the air. Book a helicopter ride and you’ll be treated to an amazing scenic experience that will take you all the way to the pristine Cable Beach and your private little spot perfect for romantic evenings and walks. Some companies allow you to take your own food, while some include a fine dining experience with gourmet food and wine. If you have a special occasion to celebrate or just want to spend some uber-romantic time with your partner, this is an Aussie adventure you must take.


Travel in style

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Combine these luxurious experiences with some shopping and fine dining, and you have a recipe for the ultimate glam vacation in Australia. You’ll feel like you’re on top of the world in the Land Down Under!

Guest Contributor Diana Smith