TANDARA GLAMPING

Luxury Safari Style Camping in Sydney
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FEATURES

Features in your tent include:

  •  Private ensuite which features a gorgeous bathtub and double walk-in shower.
  • Large flat screen TV and Blue Ray DVD.
  • Outdoor deluxe BBQ/ kitchen.
  • Large deck with picturesque views, furnished with dining table and deck chairs.
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ACTIVITIES

There are a vast array of bushwalks within the Lane Cove National Park and a visit to the river and the fish ladder near the weir which provides the opportunity for migratory fish to swim upstream, is always a treat.

Kayaks, canoes and pedal boats can be hired from the Lane Cove Boatshed on weekends and are an excellent option for more energetic guests.

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THE ENVIRONMENT

From Lane Cove National Park:

  • Use of 100% accredited Green Energy; Implementation of solar stations on park to generate renewable solar energy
  • Development and promotion of our own in-house carbon offset program
  • Use of electric vehicles to minimise carbon vehicle emissions
  • Replacement of our entire incandescent light globe stock (3000) with energy efficient globes
  • Switching all of our hot water to natural gas; Lane Cove River Tourist park has reduced their carbon emissions on site by over 3500 tonnes annually.

Water

  • Gutter preparation of buildings to harness rainwater
  • Commissioned first series of rainwater harvesting tanks and connected to internal water grid
  • Commissioned first water tank to flush amenities #1 building toilets
  • Estimated annual harvest volume = 920,000 litres (current)
  • Replaced all shower heads and taps with a minimum rated 7.5 litres per minute water saver
  • Banned vehicle washing in park
  • Developed an environmental habitat creation plan for a self sustaining wetlands to assist in the saving of the endangered red crowned toadlet
  • Notices in all showers educating guests on water usage and saving techniques.

Waste

  • Implemented eighteen (18) recycling stations around the park (paper, plastic, metals)
  • Implemented recycling bins and info sheets in guest cabins
  • Changed bookings policy to not require deposits, thus saving on printed receipts
  • Changed purchasing policy to only use recycled paper goods (toilet paper, printed paper, etc)
  • Implemented an on-line booking system via website that has drastically reduced their reliance on printed promotional material
  • Developed own internal code of practice in building and building maintenance to use recycled materials wherever possible
  • The office now functions in an environmentally friendly manner; pens, paper, toner cartridges, etc
  • Green waste is now collectively recycled at Lane Cove’s own on site compost centre
  • Integrated the booking sheets to include a map, park rules, and information on one sheet, replacing 3 individual sheets.

Pest and weed Management

  • Implemented own on site rabbit trapping and humane disposal of rabbit system undertaken by trained National Parks Officers
  • Ongoing pest identification and research of non native and feral pests
  • Financial and logistic support to the Lane Cove National Park fox and feral cat eradication project
  • Domestic pet dumping awareness campaign
  • Support and input into the development of an annual “carp fishing” competition to reduce carp in the Lane Cove River
  • Ongoing payments to local bush regeneration groups for weed control along our borders
  • Ongoing internal weed control program on park implemented by their field staff

 

What we love…

Tandara is luxury camping in the heart of Sydney incorporating award winning sustainability initiatives.


Tell me more…

Tandara is Sydney’s best glamping experience. You’ll need to book early or browse our other fabulous glamping options. Just 10km north of the Sydney CBD, Tandara is the ultimate Australian bush glamping experience. Expect to enjoy an oasis of lush gardens, tranquil and private surrounds with an abundance of native wildlife, overlooking Lane Cove National Park.


 

Get the Facts

Where is it?  Lane Cove River Tourist Park, Sydney CBD

What? One safari style tent for one couple

How many? There is only one safari style tent. Suitable only for one couple.

Who?   Not suitable for children

How much? $250 per night BUT please check below for availability updates.


 

Sounding Good?  Read on…

Tandara affords guests a tranquil location to spoil someone special. Harmoniously integrated into the Australian bush, Tandara was built to offer something very different to what a traditional camping experience might entail. It reflects a practical approach to integrating sustainability principles into tourism development on land within a Reserve or National Park.

Tandara is unique, there is only one tent! A spacious self-contained canvas tent within its own private sanctuary. There are also other budget and family accommodation options (such as cabins) within the Park if you are looking for accommodation for one than one couple.

Our tip: Tandara is a great experience, however please note that it is situated on the edge of the Lane Cove Tourist Caravan Park in the city. While your caravan park neighbours are not visible, they may be heard.  If you are after a complete bush getaway, we recommend looking at other great glamping options nearby.

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Hosts: Tandara Glamping Lane Cove River Tourist Park,
Address: Lane Cove National Park
Lane Cove NSW

Weekends: No Saturday nights until March 2020.
Midweek availability: Plenty of midweek stays are available from January 2019
AVAILABILITY UPDATE POSTED mid December 2019.

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Tandara Glamping

FEATURES
  • Features in your tent include:
    The private ensuite features a gorgeous bathtub and double walk-in shower.
  • Large flat screen TV and Blue Ray DVD.
  • Outdoor deluxe BBQ/ kitchen.
  • Large deck with picturesque views, furnished with dining table and deck chairs.
ACTIVITIES

There are a vast array of bushwalks within the Lane Cove National Park and a visit to the river and the fish ladder near the weir which provides the opportunity for migratory fish to swim upstream, is always a treat.

Kayaks, canoes and pedal boats can be hired from the Lane Cove Boatshed on weekends and are an excellent option for more energetic guests.

ENVIRONMENT

From Lane Cove National Park:

  • Use of 100% accredited Green Energy; Implementation of solar stations on park to generate renewable solar energy
  • Development and promotion of our own in-house carbon offset program
  • Use of electric vehicles to minimise carbon vehicle emissions
  • Replacement of our entire incandescent light globe stock (3000) with energy efficient globes
  • Switching all of our hot water to natural gas; Lane Cove River Tourist park has reduced their carbon emissions on site by over 3500 tonnes annually.

Water

  • Gutter preparation of buildings to harness rainwater
  • Commissioned first series of rainwater harvesting tanks and connected to internal water grid
  • Commissioned first water tank to flush amenities #1 building toilets
  • Estimated annual harvest volume = 920,000 litres (current)
  • Replaced all shower heads and taps with a minimum rated 7.5 litres per minute water saver
  • Banned vehicle washing in park
  • Developed an environmental habitat creation plan for a self sustaining wetlands to assist in the saving of the endangered red crowned toadlet
  • Notices in all showers educating guests on water usage and saving techniques.

Waste

  • Implemented eighteen (18) recycling stations around the park (paper, plastic, metals)
  • Implemented recycling bins and info sheets in guest cabins
  • Changed purchasing policy to only use recycled paper goods (toilet paper, printed paper, etc)
  • Developed own internal code of practice in building and building maintenance to use recycled materials wherever possible
  • The office now functions in an environmentally friendly manner; pens, paper, toner cartridges, etc
  • Green waste is collectively recycled at Lane Cove’s own on site compost centre
  • Integrated the booking sheets to include a map, park rules, and information on one sheet, replacing 3 individual sheets.
    Pest and weed Management

Pest and Weed Management

  • Implemented own on site rabbit trapping and humane disposal of rabbit system undertaken by trained National Parks Officers
  • Ongoing pest identification and research of non native and feral pests
  • Financial and logistic support to the Lane Cove National Park fox and feral cat eradication project
  • Domestic pet dumping awareness campaign
  • Support and input into the development of an annual “carp fishing” competition to reduce carp in the Lane Cove River
  • Ongoing payments to local bush regeneration groups for weed control along our borders
  • Ongoing internal weed control program on park implemented by their field staff

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