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A selection of our favourite places to stay in Australia

Bamurru Plains

Wilderness Luxe in the top end

Bamurru Plains is the perfect spot from which to explore the mysteries and magnificence of Northern Territories’ ancient land. During the heat of the day the refreshing waters of the infinity pool beckon and later the lounging deck is the ideal place to watch wildlife graze through the camp. Spacious and cool, each of the nine safari bungalows overlook the floodplains frequented by a myriad of bird and animal life, all audible and visible without having to leave your bed. Bamurru Plains exudes ‘Wild Bush Luxury’ and brings a touch of style to this remote and beautiful wilderness. Read More

Arkaba Homestead

Wild Bush Luxe

An ancient landscape moulded by millions of years of geological activity, the Ikara-Flinders Ranges offers some of Australia’s most striking outback scenery. Arkaba’s former sheep station turned thriving wildlife conservancy is home to a wondrous variety of bird and wildlife. The real luxury at Arkaba comes in the privilege of sharing this spectacular 60,000 acre private conservancy with just a handful of guests. Track native wildlife with one of Arkaba’s conservationists or take a walk with one of the first inhabitants, the Adnamatna people, who have a connection with the land that emanates long before any European explorers or settlers appeared. Read More

El Questro Homestead

Kimberley exclusive escape

El Questro Homestead is an outstanding blend of remote regional hospitality and the exploration of the beautiful outback wilderness landscape of the Kimberley region of Western Australia. El Questro is almost 700,000 acres in size and is one of the world's last true frontiers with rugged sandstone ranges, gorges, waterfalls and abundant wildlife. Read More

Bullo River Station

Old fashioned frontier hospitality

Set in a pristine landscape, defined by the Victoria and Bullo rivers and carved by waterfalls and gorges, Bullo River Station is one of the most breathtakingly beautiful cattle stations in Australia. Embracing the spirit of outback hospitality, it offers guests a ‘frontier Australia’ experience with all the warmth and homeliness of a stay with old friends. Read More

Mt Mulligan

Rugged Outback Luxury

Mt Mulligan is a remote outback retreat set against the backdrop of its majestic 18-kilometre long sandstone namesake offering laid-back luxury in the rugged red dirt country of Far North Queensland. Located 160km northwest of Cairns, on a 28,000-hectare working cattle station that bears the marks of the historic gold and coal rush, Mt Mulligan Lodge invites you to experience the spirit of the outback through a captivating landscape that’s steeped in indigenous significance. With just 8 spacious pavilions this is the perfect spot from which to experience the operations of a working cattle farm, explore the goldfields and historical coal mine, or try your hand at a spot of Barramundi fishing. Read More

Sal Salis

Barefoot luxury on the edge of Ningaloo Reef

Sal Salis Ningaloo Reef is a remote, beachside safari camp nestled in the dunes of Western Australia’s Cape Range National Park, approximately 1,200km north of Perth and 40km from Exmouth. Your luxury wilderness tent accommodation is designed to expose you to the sights and sounds of the great outdoors - a red kangaroo grazing amongst the dunes, the beautiful song of a butcher bird or a humpback whale breaching just beyond the reef. With just 9 wilderness tents for up to 18 guests Sal Salis ensures an exclusive ‘barefoot luxury’ experience. Read More

Kimberley Coastal Camp

Barefoot beachfront paradise

Kimberley Coastal Camp is nestled on the pristine shores of the Admiralty Gulf, over 300 kilometres from Kununurra in the heart of the great Kimberley wilderness making it the most exclusive retreat in the Top End. Spend you days fishing for the fabled Barramundi and dozens of other tropical species in pristine azure waters. Discover exquisite rock art which has been part of this landscape and the lives of its traditional owners for thousands of years or explore deserted islands fringed by boab trees. From the moment you step onto the white beach ‘doorstep’ at Kimberley Coastal Camp, you feel like you are one of the very few people for hundreds of kilometres and you are! Read More

Haggerstone Island

Ultimate far flung escape

A unique destination in tropical Far North Queensland, Haggerstone Island is one of the most remote private islands in Australia. Surrounded by crystal clear waters, the island is teeming with fish and boasts some of the most magnificent coral gardens in the world. Haggerstone Island combines the perfect balance of nature and luxury with its pristine white beaches, the perfect tropical climate, adventurous exploration, remoteness and isolation offering a once-in-a-lifetime island experience. Read More

Daintree Ecolodge

Rainforest retreat in the heart of Queensland

Daintree Ecolodge in the heart of the magnificent Daintree Rainforest, offers sustainable luxury in a breathtaking location. This retreat is the only boutique accommodation in the World-Heritage listed Daintree Rainforest with its eco-friendly bayans in an awe-inspiring setting which will revitalise all your senses. Wake up to the sound of the birds in the canopy above, take in the majesty of the ancient tropical wilderness and discover the Ecolodges’ private and pristine waterfall on a leisurely walk through the enchanting rainforest. Daintree Ecolodge is the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life to rejuvenate your body, mind and soul in a breathtaking landscape where time appears to have stood still. Read More
Bamurru Plains
Arkaba Homestead
El Questro Homestead
Bullo River Station
Mt Mulligan
Sal Salis
Kimberley Coastal Camp
Haggerstone Island
Daintree Ecolodge

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Elizabeth Mackintosh

Julia you did a fantastic job - everything was first class. Well organised, efficient and stress free. We all agreed it was the best holiday we've ever had. Cant wait to travel with CSC again.

Milford family

We are so happy we put our trust in CSC, we had an amazing adventure and would recommend them to anyone.

Kim & Brad Balance

The trip exceeded my expectations and was the best family holiday I have ever had. Our children simply loved it and now I know more about African wildlife than they do about our own farm animals.

Rowntree family

Classic Safari are the people who genuinely know other culture and offer incredible insight to perfectly meet your expectations.

Melanie McMillan & Iain Jones

We loved it all. Our son wants to go back tomorrow. We would ALL go back again!

Laurence & Remi Cunningham

An amazing experience - the best family holiday we have ever had. We were extremely impressed by the meticulous attention to our itinerary. I can't speak highly enough of all the elements of this exciting journey!

Sheryl & Robert Taylor

Thank you for making our trip to Africa so spectacular. The attention to detail really made it special. It was the trip of a lifetime for our family together.

Sarah & Paul Cozzi

Very knowledgeable and patient. Our trip was all that we hoped for. Wonderful!

Jane & Robert Happell

Everything was perfect! Advice and information on destinations and activities hit everything I had hoped to experience. I contacted the Classic Safari Company upon recommendation and have now, in turn, recommended to others.

Tim Bradley

You can't improve on perfection. I had my best birthday and holiday with my family celebrating my 80th birthday in Africa. Everything that Julia organised was perfect and the whole trip was a highlight!

Buckingham Family

The trip of a lifetime, couldn't have dreamt of a better adventure if I tried.

Emma Jeffcoat

Absolutely everything was first class & so well organised.

Simon & Jackie Adams

Classic Safari Company has done it again! A unique experience that ticked all the boxes - wildlife, culture and dining experience. A dream come true!

Ros Wheeler

Their experience and knowledge of Africa is evident and we couldn't have been happier with the total package. This has given us a taste for Africa - now we are ready for more.

Andrew & Pip Stevens

If you want the most sensational experience in Africa let Julia and the staff at Classic Safari Co plan it for you! Their knowledge, expertise and enthusiasm for their job means your every wish will be fulfilled.

Miriam & Joseph Harrison

Classic Safari is the place to go to for "top end" adventure travel.

Ron & Alison Guthrie

Classic Safari Company were brilliant - 10/10

Di & Kingsley Yates

The Classic Safari Company is the best I have dealt with. Extremely knowledgeable & professional, friendly, patient & understanding of first timers to Africa.

Annette Whiley

It certainly was the best trip we have EVER had. The experiences were mind blowing.  We want everyone we know to experience Africa - the animals, the people - magical.

Jo-anne & Dean Mifsud

Would do it all again and not change a moment. Best holiday ever!

The McGowan Tribe

An absolutely fantastic travel company - every one of the many trips they have organised for us over 22 years have been faultless and fabulous.

Judith & Roger Williams

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