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Base Camps in Australia

Infuse are proud to offer our school groups access to an established range of Base Camps in Australia. Each camp in unique in its location, accommodation and program offerings. Having ownership over a range of Base Camps allows us to tailor each learning experience to the full extent – meaning better outcomes for schools and students. Explore our Australian Base Camps below.

Glasshouse Mountains Base

South East Queensland, Australia

Nestled within the beautiful Glasshouse Mountains and only a stone’s throw away from the Sunshine Coast, lies our Glasshouse Mountains Base. Located on 50 acres of untouched native bushland, the property is a secluded sanctuary with treetop views to Mt Beerwah.

Our Glasshouse Mountains Base is a charming property that includes a large grass field in front of the house, and is a versatile space for a wide range of activities. From school camps to corporate team building retreats, the possibilities are endless!

Capacity

  • 24 students in 4-6 pax share rooms with ensuite bathrooms.
  • The property can also be used as a camping ground, in which case it can host groups of up to 50 students.
  • Private and twin share accommodation options for group teachers/staff

Facilities

Beds: Bunk beds / king and queen beds
Rooms: 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms
Showers: Hot water
Toilets: Standard western
Air Conditioning: Yes

Other:

  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Large indoor space for games and activities
  • Outdoor BBQ
  • Bonfire pit

Onsite Activities

  • Camping
  • Aboriginal cultural workshops
  • Bushwalking
  • Environment conservation workshops

Offsite Activities/Attractions

  • Steve Irwin Australia Zoo
  • Bushwalking in the Glass House Mountains
  • Eumundi Markets
  • Various community service and environmental conservation-service projects
  • Surfing/mountain biking/cable-ski/skydiving

Bayview Adventure Camp

Grantville, Victoria Australia

Bayview Adventure Camp is a stunning outdoor adventure camp located in the beautiful bush setting of Grantville, near Phillip Island, Victoria. Conveniently just over an hour from Melbourne’s CBD, our picturesque 75-acre property boasts panoramic views across Westernport Bay towards French Island and rolling hills packed full of adventure activities.

Our residential camps for primary schools, high schools and private groups provide transformational learning experiences for young people that go beyond the status-quo. Our expansive facilities include ensuite cabin accommodation for up to 150 guests, private accommodation for teachers, staff houses, conference rooms, dining halls, swimming pool, dams, ropes courses, horses and more!

Programs at Bayview Adventure Camp:

Outdoor Education Programs

Capacity

  • 154 pax total
  • 13 cabins 120 pax
  • 2 x self contained homesteads 34 pax

Facilities

Beds: Bunk beds, queen beds
Rooms: 4 and 6 share bedrooms, private rooms for teachers/staff
Shower: Yes with hot water
Toilet: Western Style
Airconditioning: Yes

Other:

  • Two dining halls, both with commercial kitchens.
  • Chapel
  • Games Room
  • Multiple meeting and picnic spaces
  • Swimming Pool

Onsite Activities

  • High Ropes
  • Giant Swing
  • Leap of Faith
  • Flying Fox
  • Low Ropes
  • Canoeing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Farm Animals
  • Basketball, Volleyball, Table Tennis, Giant Chess and more!

Offsite Activities/Attractions

  • Philip Island Nature Parks (Penguins Parade, Nobbies & Koala Conservation Reserve)
  • Surfing
  • Kayaking
  • Snorkelling
  • Maru Animal Park and Mini Golf
  • Wildlife Coast Cruises

Kimberley Wildlife Reserve

Outback, Western Australia, Australia

Nestled within the breathtaking landscapes of the East Kimberleys, Roy’s Retreat stands as our most remote Base Camp. This secluded haven serves as a wildlife sanctuary, dedicated to safeguarding and preserving the rich biodiversity of the East Kimberley region.

The remote nature of this camp offers students an unparalleled experience of the Australian Outback. Beyond the awe-inspiring landscapes, students actively participate in impactful conservation initiatives, cultivating a profound connection with the diverse and unique ecosystems that characterise this extraordinary environment.

Capacity

  • Up to 50 people.
  • The camp is only available during the dry season months of May to September.

Facilities

Beds: Swags and/or tents
Shower: Bucket shower with cold water
Toilet: Self-composting drop toilet
Airconditioning: No

Onsite Activities

  • Wildlife conservation service projects
  • Bushwalking
  • River bathing
  • Cooking and sharing stories by the fire

Offsite Activities/Attractions

  • Lake Argyle cruise
  • Various community service project in Kununurra
  • Zebra Rock
  • Ornamental Stone Craft Gallery
  • Visits to various gorges and billabongs

Farm Camp

South East Queensland, Australia

Designed to resemble the Queenslander houses of the early settlers and hosted by Richard, a working cattle man, our Farm Camp offers students the opportunity to travel back in time and get a feel of what life would have been like in the early days in the Australian bush.

Here, every corner tells a story, from its 12-metres long table carved out of an old gumtree, to the never-ending collection of antique Australiana items, there’s always something to admire. In the paddocks, cows and horses roam free and the billabong provides a perfect meeting place for the resident kangaroo mob.

Capacity

  • Up to 35 people

Facilities

Beds: Swags and/or tents
Rooms: Wooden huts with roof and open walls
Shower: Yes, hot water
Toilet: Western style flushing toilets
Air conditioning: No
Other:

  • Bonfire and outdoor kitchen
  • Over 50 acres of green spaces for a wide variety of activities

Onsite Activities

  • Woomera throwing
  • Stock-whip cracking
  • Lasso throwing
  • Didgeridoo lessons
  • Boomerang throwing
  • Archery
  • Pool table
  • Bushwalking
  • Outdoor cinema
  • Damper cooking lessons

Offsite Activities/Attractions

  • Noosa National Park
  • Various community service projects
  • Bushwalking/mountain biking/kayaking/paddle boarding/surfing/Noosa Oceanrider

Boston Island

Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, Australia

Just off the coast of Eyre Peninsula in South Australia, Boston Island offers the perfect setting for school groups to disconnect from the city and immerse themselves in nature. The unique location of the island has kept it safe from invasive predators making it a great destination to explore native wildlife, especially birds.

Once on the Island, groups will be its only inhabitants. Students have the unique opportunity to actively participate in conservation initiatives, such as constructing shelters for little penguins. They can also explore the island’s many untouched beaches or venture into a snorkelling adventure. With 960 hectares to explore, the range of potential activities is only limited by the group’s imagination!

Capacity

  • Homestead with capacity for 10 people
    Camping grounds for groups of up to 40 people

Facilities

Beds: Swags and/or tents
Shower: Yes, hot water
Toilet: Western style flushing toilets
Air conditioning: No

Onsite Activities

  • Bushwalking
  • Birdwatching
  • Conservation service projects
  • Snorkelling
  • Paddle boarding, kayaking, fishing, beach-volleyball

Offsite Activities/Attractions

  • Shark cage diving
  • Swimming with Sea Lions
  • Scenic flights
  • Coffin Bay National Park