Kings Canyon Resort in the heart of Australia’s Red Centre is offering visitors a chance to experience the region in style with the launch of its new glamping tents. The upmarket camping experience offers luxurious hotel comforts combined with a first-hand encounter with the magnificent outback.
The six new Australian homestead-style glamping tents opened on 1 June, 2019. Gathered in a central wiltja (meaning ‘shelter’ in Indigenous Anangu) area in the resort, the tents are made by West Australia-based company EcoStructures and designed to blend with the Northern Territory landscape.
Three tents are designed for couples, while three family tents feature a king bed plus two king single beds. Rates in the new glamping tents start at $390 per night* and include breakfast. Children twelve years and under stay free, making Kings Canyon Resort a great option for couples’ getaways and for family holidays.
Generously spacious, the new glamping tents offer more than 85 square metres of interior space and feature canvas sides and large windows to welcome in the views. Australian furniture and homewares company Temple & Webster has been engaged to furnish the tents, creating a contemporary, stylish vibe and with plenty of options for relaxing after a day’s exploring the outback.
King beds feature premium linens, a modern lounge and dining suite overlook the red desert, and private ensuites are stocked with Australian spa products. Outdoors, generous verandas offer cool lounging space with double hammocks or swing chairs.
Kings Canyon Resort General Manager Michelle Ikin said the new glamping tents were designed to appeal to the modern traveller, keen to experience the landscape, food and culture of the region
“With all the comforts of a hotel stay, we think this style of accommodation will be a reason for guests to linger longer at Kings Canyon and explore more of this fascinating region.”
A new open-air cinema and sunset viewing platform overlooking Carmichael’s Crag are under development, set to open on 1 July 2019 and adding to the immersive guest experience at Kings Canyon. Classic Australian movies for all ages will kick off the program, while a pop-up caravan bar will provide refreshments for travellers watching the sun set on another action-packed day in the desert.