We Aussies sure love our camping whether it’s glamping, gramping or a good ol’ freestanding tent. And you can be sure that where we’re camping, there’ll be snags sizzling on the barbie.

However, if the thought of heading out to the Australian wilderness only equipped with a tent, a portable gas stove and possibly some matches, sounds too daunting there’s always other solutions – get the camping experience from the comfort of a flashing pop-up hotel.

And no, this isn’t cheating folks, you will stay in tent which just happens to be a specially designed canvas Flash Tent and there will be food too.

Swap the burnt BBQ snags for some gourmet food from a convenient pop-up restaurant by renowned restaurateurs, Three Blue Ducks.


So when and where is this all happening?


The one-of-a-kind pop-up hotel by Flash Camp is coming to Sydney Harbour where Clark Island, located off the tip of Darling Point near Double Bay, will be transformed into a temporary hotel including 22 specially designed canvas Flash Tents.

Camping enthusiasts, love birds looking for a romantic getaway, friends and corporate teams will be able to enjoy the unique experience between 19 November – 6 December, catering to romantic getaways, group celebrations and corporate functions.


What exactly is a Flash Tent?


These guys are not mucking around, the tent is pretty damn flash.

We’re talking a spacious five-metre diameter tent including single and king size beds with comfortable mattresses and quality bed linen, Armadillo & Co rugs, bamboo furniture, solar lighting, Biology Skin toiletries and a host of extra creature comforts. Cosy enough?

And if you get tired of hanging out in your uber flashy tent you can pop down to a stylishly furnished communal lounge and dining area with regularly serviced bathroom facilities.

“This will be a truly unforgettable experience, unlike any other in the country. From waking up to spectacular Sydney Harbour views and having locally sourced food prepared by some of the country’s best chefs, to being able to participate in tours around the island and Harbour – it’s going to be really special.”

 Cameron Arnold, Flash Camp CEO

Three Blue Ducks Co-Owner and Head Chef, Mark LaBrooy, said the pop-up restaurant will be an opportunity to offer an engaging and interactive cooking and dining experience on the island.

“There’s something really exciting about cooking a large cut of meat or freshly caught fish and inviting guests to interact and be part of that experience,” he said.


How much will this cost?


We’re not going to lie, it’s not cheap.

Rates start at $420 per person, per night including breakfast, dinner and boat transfers. However this is a once in a life-time experience so guys get your wallets out *winks* and treat your ladies to a romantic getaway or gather a group of friends for an unforgettable camping deluxe experience.

To book, visit: flashcamp.com.au/sydneyharbour

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