8 Must-Try Of-The-Grid Escapes In Australia

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Is work (or life in general) getting a little bit too hectic? Are you tired of the hustle and bustle of the city and ready to reconnect with nature? These eight off-the-grid escapes are the perfect spot for a weekend getaway this Spring.

Unwind with a glass of vino in an incredibly cool dome, head to the Great Ocean Road for some rest and relaxation or visit a private beach island in the Northern Territory.

These eight off-the-grid escapes and adventures are truly unmissable and will help you head into the warmer months with a spring in your step.

Wild and Seek – Tiny Cabin: The Blue Mountains, NSW

If you’ve got a busy life working in the Sydney CBD and need a weekend getaway to escape from the chaos, we’ve found just the remedy. This tiny cabin called Wild and Seek in Oberon, The Blue Mountains is set on 560 acres and is one of the most sought-after escapes in NSW.

Wild and Seek gives the perfect balance of off-grid living with luxury, stacked with a breakfast bar to enjoy your morning Will & Co coffee and watch the sunset with a picnic and some vino on the back deck.

Price: From $295/night

Location: The Blue Mountains

Bookings: Find out more

100 Steps to the Beach: Anglesea, Victoria

If you’re looking for a funky beach house for a getaway with your friends, we found your perfect spot.

100 Steps on the Beach is located in Anglesea, Victoria tucked away just off the stunning Great Ocean Road. It has five bedrooms, perfect for your next friend getaway. If you’re travelling alone or with a partner, they also offer a one-bedroom bungalow with coastal tones and colourful interiors.

Enjoy a coastal walk, cafes, a much-needed swim and the beach or an unwind in a spa, you’re literally 100 steps away from the beach.

Price: The Beach House – From $900/night. The Bungalow – From $190/night

Location: Anglesea, Victoria

Bookings: Find out more

Noosa Eco Retreat: Noosa, Queensland

Noosa Eco Retreat is situated on over 100 private acres in the heart of Noosa’s biosphere, where you could stay in one of only six self-contained, eco-luxe Yurts in Mount Cooroora.

Explore the natural scenery, and surrounding wildlife, enjoy a picnic and bbq, do some yoga, get a massage and even dabble in forest bathing all within the retreat. It doesn’t stop there, head to the local Noosa markets, explore surrounding beaches and national parks, climb a mountain or even try your hand at mountain biking.

Price: From $235/night

Location: Noosa, Queensland

Bookings: Find out more

Naiko Retreat: Deep Creek, South Australia

Want uninterrupted views of the Southern Ocean to Kangaroo Island for your next getaway? Naiko Retreat sits on a 2000-care farm, nestled between Deep Creek National Park and Talisker Conservation Park, with its own beach for you to enjoy.

The retreat is packed with activities including walking trails, dining and wineries to enjoy, adventure tours and of course pampering with remedial massages on-demand.

Price: From $1320/night

Location: Deep Creek, South Australia

Bookings: Find out more

Infinity Chalet: Margaret River, Western Australia

Overlooking the stunning Margaret River with ocean views, Infinity Chalet is your next vacation spot. This private chalet is equipped with a fireplace, kitchen, and spa, overlooking the most picturesque view you could ask for.

Enjoy a picnic with 360-degree views of the Margaret River or take a hot bath with some vino overlooking the scenery. There’s even a fireplace right next to the bed.

Price: From $385/night

Location: Margaret River, Western Australia

Bookings: Find out more

Tiwi Island Retreat: Bathurst Island, Northern Territory

Located amongst an incredible marine sanctuary, Tiwi Island Retreat is an off-the-grid natural paradise. The retreat offers an exclusive beachfront location and world-class fishing adventures, wildlife encounters plus your chance to explore Tiwi Island’s Indigenous culture.

Indulge in an ocean-to-plate dining experience, a picnic buggy tour along the island’s 5-mile beach, go fishing in hidden spots and unique Indigenous art and cultural experience at the local arts centre. It’s truly an un-missable experience.

Price: From $1200/night

Location: Bathurst Island, Northern Territory

Bookings: Find out more

Domescapes: Tamar Valley, Tasmania

Probably one of the coolest places to stay, Domescapes in Tamar Valley, Tasmania, is an immersive accommodation experience located in the heart of Tasmania’s wine country.

Stay in a geodesic dome, with its own ensuite, windows perfect for star-gazing and enjoy Tasmania’s fine wines and produce or even roast your own marshmallows in the firepit.

Price: From $380/night

Location: Tamar Valley, Tasmania

Bookings: Find out more

Naked Cubby Collective: Majura, Australian Capital Territory

Choose between the Naked Cubby Collective’s two bell tents and one tiny house on wheels, these simple and intimate cubbies are perfect for your next getaway. The cubbies are curated by local producers, designers and furniture makers to give you an authentic and local experience.

Plus, packages include local breakfast goods, wine and food delivery from some amazing local restaurants and an outdoor fireplace so you can catch up on some reading or even have a picnic.

Price: Varies depending on which cubby you choose

Location: Majura, Australian Capital Territory

Bookings: Find out more

That’s a wrap! Spring is the perfect time to explore Australia’s great outdoors with these off-the-grid stays, perfect for when you need to unwind and de-stress from the hustle and bustle of city life.

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