Berkley River Lodge, Western Australia
Imagine an area the size of Spain where stained red soil plummets into deep sandstone gorges and bulbous boab trees grow amid endless open savannah. This, is the Kimberley – a sparsely populated corner of Western Australia known as the "Outback's outback". It's home to the Berkley River Lodge, where 20 scattered suites stand on a coastal dune overlooking the Timor Sea. Spend days catching barramundi on the river, take bush drives into the abyss, or launch an aerial adventure over this utterly remote region.
Berkley River Lodge, Kimberley Coast, WA (00 61 8 9169 1330; berkeleyriver.com.au). Doubles A$2,900 (£1,933), all inclusive.