Aerial of Wilson Island © Tourism and Events Queensland

Wilson Island, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland © Tourism and Events Queensland

No Wi-Fi, no worries: where to go off-grid in Australia

When to go

Whale shark season stretches from mid-March to mid-July.

Women drink wine outside glamping tent at Naked Cubby Co near Canberra  © Naked Cubby Co/Shan Bawden

Naked Cubby Co, Majura, Australian Capital Territory © Naked Cubby Co/Shan Bawden

Fun fact

The Canberra region is home to 140 wineries.

A meal served on a table next to the ocean at Banubanu Wilderness Retreat © Oliver Thompson/Banubanu Wilderness Retreat

Banubanu Wilderness Retreat, Bremer Island, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory © Oliver Thompson/Banubanu Wilderness Retreat

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Glamping tents at Pebble Point Glamping near the Great Ocean Road © Pebble Point

Pebble Point Glamping, Great Ocean Road, Victoria © Pebble Point

Living room overlooking the ocean at Kittawa Lodge on King Island © Kittawa Lodge

Kittawa Lodge, King Island, Tasmania © Kittawa Lodge

Kangaroos next to a Wandering Souls’ glamping tent on Kangaroo Island © Wandering Souls

Wandering Souls, Kangaroo Island, South Australia © Wandering Souls

Bathtub overlooking the ocean at sunset at Thalia Haven © Thalia Haven/Marcus Walters

Thalia Haven, East Coast, Tasmania © Thalia Haven/Marcus Walters

Fun fact

Tasmania is one of the best places on Earth to see the Aurora Australis (Southern Lights).

Couple in bathtubs by the fire inside their glamping tent at Nightfall camp  © Nightfall camp

Nightfall camp, Lamington National Park, Queensland © Nightfall camp