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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Camp Lovetron

By | Festival Wedding, Glamping Wedding

One of the most memorable weddings we have done is ‘Camp Lovetron’! Meg and Johnny are high school sweethearts with music and creativity in their blood. Their festival-style wedding was captured so well by Louisa Bailey, scroll for glamping-festival-wedding-eye-candy!  

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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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The Love Assembly: Travel Blogger

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

The Love Assembly goes happy-glamping! We had the lovely Aubrey from The Love Assembly travel to the Mornington Peninsula with her boyfriend to try our style of glamping and explore some hidden gems in our stunning region. Aubrey has just posted about her adventures, click here for the full post! Below is the cute VLog Aubrey made of her adventures, including checking into her bell tent, finding a gorgeous rockpool, stand-up paddleboarding with PSUPs and climbing beach cliffs!  

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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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Bohemian Wedding on Hooray! blog

By | Airstream, Bell Tents, Engagements, Event Hire, Festival Wedding, Glamping Wedding

Boho Wedding The first wedding we ever did was for the beautiful Dale and dapper Luke in country Victoria in August 2014. We provided 20 bell tents and our Airstream ‘Peggy Sue’ as the bridal suite. This relaxed bohemian wedding was whimsical, unforgettable and blessed with stunning weather – we were simply thrilled to have been a part of it! You’ll definitely want to drool over the photos if creating a ‘boho’ or bohemian wedding is your thing! Providing glamping accommodation for your guests means you can party until the wee hours of the morning without having to worry about taxis,…

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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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2014 Excellence in Business Awards!

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

We won an Excellence in Business Award! Happy Glamper™ is thrilled to announce that we won the Tourism category at the 2014 Frankston & Mornington Peninsula Excellence in Business awards! We were also a Finalist in the Best New Business category! CLICK HERE to see a full list of 2014 Winners and Finalists. The fourth annual gala dinner for the awards was held on Tuesday, 14 October at the Frankston Arts Centre. Over 200 people from the business community attended to see outstanding local businesses and their contribution to the community recognised. We are humbled and so very excited at the recognition the…

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