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 […]

Baillie Lodges’ luxe_essential*

A new year AND a new look! Read-up on all the exciting news at Baillie Lodges and get inspired for a year of luxury travel ahead, in the February edition of luxe_essential*. We hope to welcome you to one, two or perhaps all three lodges in the trilogy soon. Happy reading and safe travels!  

Festive Cheer at Baillie Lodges

The Baillie Lodges family, including the terrific teams at Capella Lodge, Southern Ocean Lodge and Longitude 131 warmly wish you a fabulous festive season – cheers to a Happy Christmas and a New Year full of fun and adventures. There are so many reasons to celebrate this season, we hope you’re sharing great food and […]

Baillie Lodges’ Longitude 131 Turns… 1!

The busier you are, and the more fun you have, the more time seems to fly. It’s just gone one whole year since Baillie Lodges brought the 15-tented ‘glamping’ icon Longitude 131 into the intimate collection of Australian luxury lodges. Located in the heart of Australia’s outback ‘Red Centre’ in the World Heritage-listed Uluru-Kata Tjuta […]

The September Edition | luxe_essential*

Welcome to the September 2014 edition of Baillie Lodges’ newsletter luxe_essential* There’s news from the Red Centre and Longitude 131 and plenty to read about at Southern Ocean Lodge on Kangaroo Island, or ‘KI’ as the locals like to call it.  And not forgetting an update from Capella Lodge on Lord Howe Island, a paradise […]

James and Hayley Baillie in WISH Magazine’s Next Generation

James and Hayley Baillie feature in the June edition of the Australian’s WISH magazine as part of their ‘Next Generation’ series for 2011. James and Hayley reveal their thoughts on emerging tourism trends in Australia and world-wide in an article titled, ‘The Power of the Platinum Nomad’. read more here    

KI’s Islander Estate Makes its Mark on The Australian

Frenchman and celebrated winemaker Jacques Lurton first travelled to Kangaroo Island on his honeymoon in 1997 – he fell in love with the island (as well as his new bride!) and considered it an ideal place to to establish a vineyard. It was an unlikely match, but he vowed to return, and three years later, […]

Baillie Lodges’ luxe_essential*

The latest news from Baillie Lodges is out: From Longitude 131 at Australia’s heart at Uluru to Southern Ocean Lodge and the remote wilderness of Kangaroo Island to the idyllic calm of Capella Lodge on Lord Howe. Click here to read all about it.

Mt Gower Challenge

Lord Howe Island resident Ollie Whistler has made local history and taken title of the Mount Gower Challenge, beating his father’s 18 year held record by just 47 seconds. The annual challenge draws crowds of islanders and visitors as onlookers, but the course itself is for the intrepid only, as it rises 600 metres above […]