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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Broadsheet NEXT Guide: Camping, But Not As You Know It

By | Event Hire, Media

The Broadsheet NEXT Guide recently published an article entitled “Camping, But Not As You Know It” by Imogen Eveson. Happy Glamper popped up in the feature, along with some other great Australian glamping services. Take a look! Image: Elle DS Photography __________ Camping is synonymous with heavy packs, damp sleeping bags and baked beans over an open fire. Or at least, it was. Across the Australian countryside, clusters of bell tents are popping up with all the trimmings of a boutique hotel. With ceilings high enough to allow you to stand, these tents come fully furnished with luxury bedding, rugs…

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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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Australian ‘Traveller’: Caravan Road Trips

By | Airstream, Glamping Mornington Peninsula, Media

Caravan Road Trips: The best caravanning holidays around the world We are so chuffed to discover our Airstream ‘Peggy Sue’ featured heavily in Traveller‘s recent article regarding the best caravanning holidays around the world! In fact, our beautiful caravan is in all of the photos and the Mornington Peninsula is mentioned! Click here to see the full post.   See below for the excerpt regarding Happy Glamper and our sister business Airstream Dreams: In Victoria, Airstream Dreams ( hires out Airstreams for events and promotions and, through its sister company Happy Glamper (, arranges glamping experiences at beach-and-bush sites across the…

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The Weekly Review

By | Airstream, Bell Tents, Camping Mornington Peninsula, Glamping Mornington Peninsula, Media, Mornington Peninsula

The Weekly Review: Getaway feature Happy Glamper has just been featured in a few editions of The Weekly Review this week! It’s so lovely to see our business up in print, next to some other great glamping providers! Click here to an online edition and go to page 22. Alternatively read below for the full excerpt.   GETAWAY CAMPING NOW HAS A TOUCH OF GLAMOUR, WRITES EMMA HOUGHTON In a country where grey nomads have traded the family home for a mobile home and a new campsite every night, Australia – land of the outback and far horizons – seems the…

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Australian Traveller

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

Australian Traveller Happy Glamper is one of five businesses listed in ‘Stylish Glampsites in Country Victoria‘, a cover story of Issue 61 of Australian Traveller (Feb/March 2015)! Glamping it up Bollinger or a boiling billy? We’ll take both at these unique glamping (that’s glamorous camping) stays in Victoria, says Megan Arkinstall. HAPPY GLAMPER, MORNINGTON PENINSULA Want a bit more flexibility with your location? Happy Glamper is your company: they hire out bell tents and yurt-style tents with beds, fresh linen, rugs, lighting and any homey essentials you may need, to be set up at your chosen seaside location in the…

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MPGL Magazine feature

By | Camping Mornington Peninsula, Glamping Mornington Peninsula, Lotus Belle tent, Media, Mornington Peninsula

Happy Glamper™ has a two-page spread in Issue 03 of Mornington Peninsula Gardens and Lifestyle Magazine (MPGL)! A bi-annual publication, MPGL focuses on opening up local profiles and businesses on the Mornington Peninsula, further promoting the best of of this amazing region. We’re so happy to support MPGL Magazine! This wonderful magazine portrays the Mornington Peninsula in such a unique way… and that’s what our own business model is all about! Thanks for approaching us to participate, James and Kristine! Click here to purchase a copy and buy back issues. Find a newsagency or distributor here. Pssst… by the way, the Peninsula Hot…

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Honda Jazz

By | Bell Tents, Event Hire, Media

In mid-June 2014 Happy Glamper was engaged to provide a bell tent and some props for a Honda Jazz photoshoot. The photoshoot was produced by Coco Productions, styled by Mark Wasiak and Bec Cole, photographed by Lou D’Angelo and took place at Maroondah Reservoir Park in Healesville. Click here for the full image in the Honda Jazz brochure.

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The Rake + Ralph Lauren

By | Event Hire, Glamping Mornington Peninsula, Media

In February of this year Happy Glamper was asked to provide a bell tent and camping props for a safari-style photoshoot! The van was loaded up and driven up to Lilydale for the pre-dawn photoshoot with international models and a high quality production. Horseman, Pass By – The Great Plains make for a bucolic setting as THE RAKE collaborates with American fashion legend Ralph Lauren on a decidedly Western-themed fashion spread.

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Country Style Magazine!

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

We were incredibly honoured and excited when the loveliest of stylists, Indianna, approached Happy Glamper about providing a bell tent for a cover shoot for an upcoming edition of Country Style Magazine! I’m a huge fan of the magazine, it oozes both glamour and homeliness and incites great excitement when it hits the newsagency stands each month! After location scouting Indianna chose a lake at Ashcombe Maze on the Mornington Peninsula. After pitching the tent near the lake early one morning in November we left the stylists and photographers to their magic… and this is what they have created!  …

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