Glamping Mornington Peninsula

Australia’s Top 5 Places for Glamping!

By | Glamping Australia, Glamping Mornington Peninsula, Media, Mornington Peninsula

Happy Glamper has been listed at the top of The Culture Trip’s recent article ‘Australia’s Top 5 Places for Glamping’! We are so chuffed, thanks guys! Congratulations to the other four businesses, we are huge fans of them all! Check out the article here or see below for the excerpt: Australia’s Top 5 Places For Glamping Queen-sized beds, electric blankets, bar fridges and candles – none of these items are what you would expect to find at a campsite. But they’re becoming more common, as glamorous camping, or glamping, increases in popularity. The Australian Travellerreported a strong growth in the…

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Peninsula Essence: “Putting The Glam Into Camping”

By | Camping Mornington Peninsula, Glamping Mornington Peninsula, Media, Mornington Peninsula

Peninsula Essence, a magazine dedicated to living and visiting the Mornington Peninsula, has featured a 4-page spread on Happy Glamper! Their article was entitled ‘Putting The Glam Into Camping‘. It was so lovely meeting journalist Melissa Walsh and photographer Jarryd Bravo in Point Leo where we had set up a Lotus Belle for the article. Jarryd and his girlfriend stayed in the tent overnight to capture the essence of our glamping experiences and some night imagery! Click here to read Peninsula Essence online or see below for the excerpt: With the summer season upon us, it’s time to think all…

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PrimoLife Magazine

By | Camping Mornington Peninsula, Glamping Mornington Peninsula, Media, Mornington Peninsula, The Slow Camp

Happy Glamper has been featured in the October 2015 issue of PrimoLife in WA! Trish Gallager from Ink and Cleaver wrote: When I was a young girl, my mother took me to the cinema to see the movie ‘Out of Africa’ with Meryl Streep and Robert Redford. One scene from the film that is etched in my memory is Mr Redford standing by a bubbling rivulet washing Ms Streep’s hair from an enormous jug and a fancy bucket. Not being a particular romantic child or adult for that matter, it was one of those moments I was determined to recreate…

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The Slow Camp – Welcome Spring!

By | Bell Tents, Camping Mornington Peninsula, Event Hire, Glamping Mornington Peninsula, Lotus Belle tent, Mornington Peninsula, Slow Living, The Slow Camp

‘WELCOME SPRING!’ To celebrate the return of Spring we pitched a small bell tent village on the foreshore of Point Leo, a quiet hamlet close to stunning surf beaches. From 4 – 6 September we welcomed a total of 13 people for an amazing weekend of creating, connecting and unwinding. A full write-up and more photos will be offered on The Slow Camp’s new website (to be launched soon)! INCLUSIONS The following activities were included in The Slow Camp ‘Welcome Spring’: Photography by Andrew Northover Glamping in canvas bell tents – fully furnished quirky canvas rooms, complete with king-single stretcher beds with…

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‘That Time We Went Glamping in a Vintage Airstream’

By | Airstream, Camping Mornington Peninsula, Glamping Mornington Peninsula, Mornington Peninsula

Glamping in a vintage Airstream called Peggy Sue I love nothing more than seeing what our guests get up to during their glamping experience! Sophie Timothy, a kind-hearted photographer from Melbourne, and her partner went glamping in our vintage Airstream over Easter. She blogged about her wonderful weekend here. Take a peek at Sophie’s post for some gorgeous imagery showing a simple lantern at night…    

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The Slow Camp – Winter Solstice

By | Glamping Mornington Peninsula, Mornington Peninsula, The Slow Camp

WINTER SOLSTICE CELEBRATION Our inaugural The Slow Camp was held from 19 – 21 June 2015. To celebrate the Winter Solstice we created a small bell tent village on the foreshore of Point Leo, a quiet hamlet close to stunning surf beaches. We invited 16 people who all created, connected and slowed down amongst nature and like-minded people. It was a blissful weekend of sleeping under canvas near surf beaches, exploring meditative mandala colouring, stretching with AntiGravity yoga, meditative rituals, sharing life skills conversations, stunning sunrises and yummy food! VISUAL DIARY Our Campsite: Friday evening: Saturday sunrise with JK Fitness session: Life-skills Discussions with Amelia Williams (Nurture…

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Girls Wellness Weekend

By | Bell Tents, Camping Mornington Peninsula, Engagements, Event Hire, Glamping Mornington Peninsula, Mornington Peninsula

The always-active Hailie from The Brightside arranged one of our Lotus Belles and a 5m bell tent for nine women earlier this month. It was all part of a Girls Wellness Weekend held on the southern Mornington Peninsula. Carly Ravenhall was the photographer for the weekend and she captured the essence so well! In Carly’s words: What an amazing weekend this was… Our wonderful Fitness Trainer and all round awesome woman, Nicole Bourke (from The Heart of Pilates) had organised a beautiful “Wellness Weekend” away for us girls down on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula through her gorgeous friend, Haylie from The Brightside. The…

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Slow Living Byron

By | Bell Tents, Event Hire, Glamping Mornington Peninsula, Slow Living

Slow Living Byron Retreat by Local Milk In April Jessie from Happy Glamper packed a trailer and drove all the way from the Mornington Peninsula to Byron Bay. The allure of collaborating with the likes of Beth Kirby, Luisa Brimble, Rebekka Seale, Aaron Teece and Lean Timms on the Slow Living Byron Retreat was strong, making the travel miles easy! A small bell tent oasis was created on the grounds of Avalon Lea amidst lush tropical fronds and green hills. The interiors were customised at Beth Kirby’s direction, using soft neutrals and green accents inspired by the surroundings. For four days magic was…

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Do Lectures Australia 2015

By | Bell Tents, Event Hire, Glamping Mornington Peninsula

In March 2015 we packed up 27 bell tents and our Airstream ‘Peggy Sue’ and hit the road for Do Lectures Australia 2015. Having experienced the rapture of the inaugural one just 11 months prior, we knew we were in for a special week! After a day of travelling over mountains and navigating narrow roads with steep drops we spent the next two days pitching and styling, creating bell tent villages at three different locations: Big River Campground in Shannonvale, Payne’s Hut in Glen Valley and at Glen Wills Retreat in Glen Willis. During our week away we forged friendships toasting…

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Rural wedding glamping

By | Bell Tents, Engagements, Event Hire, Festival Wedding, Glamping Mornington Peninsula, Glamping Wedding

Wedding Glamping in a beautiful paddock… In late November 2014 we provided wedding glamping for guests of a beautiful couple called Joanne and Michael. In Joanne’s words it was ‘in the middle of a paddock with no electricity or running water’ but the result was truly magical! The wedding has just been featured on Real Weddings! Click here for full description, more photos and details of suppliers. Excerpt: Michael’s favourite aspect of the day was being able to share his farm with our guests and provide them with the opportunity to sleep over. He made contact with Happy Glamper, who specialise…

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