Five Unique Places to Stay in Australia

What to stay somewhere Unique in Australia?

Australia is not only one of the most beautiful places in the world, but also one of the most unique. That said, there are plenty of places in this country that live up to that expectation; here are five places in Australia to stay that are as unique as the country itself.

Ever wanted to sleep in a cave?

If so, the White Cliffs Underground Motel in White Cliffs, New South Wales is the place for you. This hotel is literally carved into the cliffs, and each room features incredible stone walls and features.

In addition, there are tons of things to do, such as browsing local artwork, or checking out the pool.

The view is one of the best in the country; you can go stargazing, or even look out on an incredible area that was once an underground sea.

cave unique places to stay in Australia

Roar and Snore at the Taronga Zoo

Roar and Snore allows visitors to participate in activities at the Taronga Zoo in Sydney, including safaris, photo opportunities with the animals, and buffets and meals.

After a long day of fun, families can sleep (and snore) in tents nearby animal companions for a truly unique experience.

Railway Carriages at the Lava Tubes (Undara Experiences)

Easily one of the craziest accommodation options in the world, these restored and renovated railway carriages are located at the historic lava tubes in Undara, North Queensland.

While visiting this unique geographical feature, you have the option to stay in the railway carriages, tent village, or pioneer huts.

This is definitely a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity; not only do you get to stay in some of the most unique accommodations in the world, but you also get to check out the amazing lava tubes and other geographical features of the area.

treehouse unique places to stay in Australia

Bird’s eye view

If you ever enjoyed playing in a tree house as a kid, here’s your chance to check out the adult version. These tree houses at Love Cabins in the Blue Mountains contain all the comforts of a traditional hotel, but the experience (and bird’s eye view of the surrounding landscapes) is completely one-of-a-kind.

This makes the perfect getaway for you and your significant other; in addition to the unique lodgings, you’ll also have access to activities such as massages, guided tours, or wandering the botanical gardens.

Afraid of the dark?

If you’re planning on staying at the Monte Cristo, Australia’s most haunted building in Junee NSW, hopefully you aren’t scared of very much at all.

The famous Ghost Tour includes dinner, bed and breakfast, and of course, a chance to check out this spooky structure. This haunted house makes an unbelievably fun trip for you and your friends, and you won’t be forgetting this trip any time soon.

hauted-house unique places to stay in Australia


Instead of staying in a boring, standard hotel or hostel, why not switch things up a little bit and stay in one of these completely unique lodgings?

You’ll be able to try all kinds of crazy activities and see some one-of-a-kind areas while making some truly unique memories of your time in Australia.

Check out some more of my accommodation tips for Australia here!

What do you think? Have you stayed in any unique places in Australia? Where are you looking to stay? Let me know in the comments!


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