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Always evolving in a bid to raise the luxury travel benchmark ever higher, there’s plenty happening at Baillie Lodges. From Southern Ocean Lodge atop the limestone cliffs of Kangaroo Island to the jewel-like Capella Lodge on subtropical Lord Howe Island and Longitude 131 in Australia’s heartland. Click here to read the latest news.

Field of Light Blooms in the Desert

Australia’s ‘Red Centre’ has been transformed, with the ‘Field of Light’ planted in the foreground of Uluru, comprising some 50,000 solar lights atop slender stems and creating a visual impression of a field of glowing buds which sway in the evening breeze as the sun sets over Australia’s spiritual heartland. British-born installation artist Bruce Munro […]

Bruce Goold Revisits Capella Lodge

Capella’s most recognisable design feature is the screen print of Lord Howe Island’s own Kentia palms designed by artist Bruce Goold and replicated in cool blues and soft greens, reflecting the tone of the island. Made famous by the popular ‘Mambo’ surf wear designs of the 1980’s, Bruce’s laid back island-themed works are transformed in […]

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It’s been a busy year at Baillie Lodges and there’s plenty of exciting news to share! Longitude 131 marks its two year anniversary since joining the collection, Capella welcomes a new chef and Southern Ocean Lodge revs up for the KI Food Safari in 2016. Read all the latest in the October 2015 edition of […]

Latest News | luxe_essential*

Welcome to the June 2015 edition of Baillie Lodges’ luxe_essential*. Learn about Jack taking the apron reigns at Southern Ocean Lodge, the exclusive new spa range inspired by the outback at Longitude 131 and a cool season offer with sky-high savings at Capella Lodge. And plenty more besides… Read it all right here. Enjoy!

Kangaroo Island’s School Students Float Out Aquaponics for Southern Ocean Lodge

Students at Kangaroo Island Community Education’s Parndana Campus have created a groundbreaking ‘aquaponics’ project, which now provides sustainably produced barramundi and a range of hydroponic herbs to Southern Ocean Lodge to the delight of the kitchen team and the relish of its guests. Established in 2004, the school’s Rural Production facility incorporates aquaculture, agriculture and […]

Longitude 131° Connects with Ernabella Arts

The Ernabella community of indigenous artists in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands (APY Lands) in remote South Australia was established in 1948 from its origins as a mission craft room, and has evolved to become a thriving art community that has ensured the preservation of indigenous art heritage and culture. Today, Ernabella Arts is one […]

Welcome Southern Ocean Lodge Executive Chef Jack Ingram

It’s the way of being part of the ‘family’ at Baillie Lodges that what – but more importantly – who goes around comes around. We are so lucky that many of our team members enjoy working and living with us – often gaining experience between the three luxury lodges, or gaining experience in first rate […]

Yen’s Island Home

Working as Assistant Manager of a luxury lodge on South Australia’s Kangaroo Island and spending free time camping and fishing sounds like a dream – but not for former Adelaide student Yen Leow.  Yen’s workplace is the celebrated Southern Ocean Lodge – situated on a rugged cliff-top overlooking the ocean and surrounded by pristine wilderness. […]

Food Philosophy from the Heart

Longitude 131° Chef Seona Moss is still in awe when she looks out from the kitchen at Uluru’s iconic luxury accommodation and takes in the changing lights and landscape of Australia’s Red Centre. For Seona, the journey to ‘the centre’ has been a professional as well as a personal one. She has worked across the […]