Mt. Mulligan Station, Queensland
This working cattle ranch rests in a remote sandstone ridge at the foot of Mount Mulligan – Queensland's oldest and most sacred Aboriginal site. More than 160km by road from coastal Cairns, the station offers an authentic Outback escape with eight safari-style tents, 12 simple bunk beds, and unlimited camping pitches. Activities range from birdwatching and bush walking to horse riding and cattle mustering.
Mt Mulligan Station, Dimbulah, Queensland (00 61 7 4098 1149; mtmulliganstation.com.au). Doubles start at A$1,970 (£1,313), all inclusive.