Possibly the chicest "camp" on the planet.
This tented paradise is gorgeous and glamorous for any glamping newbie or seasoned soiree veteran. At it's heart lies the Gunyah (aboriginal for shelter) restaurant nestled high above the treetops. Open all night for coffee and snacks or vibrant on the verandah in the summer months for a magical wedding reception. Combine a dash of eco-tourism elegance, a dollop of fresh and fabulous fare *shake* *shake* *shake* sounds like the setting for a total tent takeover to us.
The Lowdown Venue Setting
Opened in 1998, Paperbark Camp is one of the first luxury tented camps in Australia and after thirteen years continues to be at the forefront of the 'glamping' revolution. Located amongst soaring gumtrees on the banks of a tranquil waterway, and not far from the famous white sand beaches of Jervis Bay, the camp is renown as a romantic weekend getaway, the perfect escape from our busy modern lives offering wonderful food, a peaceful bush ambience and very genuine hospitality.
The unique and private setting makes for a wonderful wedding venue and over the years we have been lucky to host some truly beautiful and memorable wedding celebrations. What most people don’t know however, is that Paperbark Camp has also played host to many corporate (and not-so-corporate!) events, providing a unique environment to showcase a new product, get the team together for some problem solving, or just to reward them for a job well done. Paperbark Camp and Jervis Bay feel a world away from everything, yet are easily accessible by car being only 2 1/2 hrs drive from Sydney and Canberra, the perfect place for a rendezvous! Fees
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range Does this include catering fees?
Estimated Price Per Head
from $75 to $110
Additional charges really depend on what kind of event is being booked. A dinner for 20 held mid-week may have no additional charges other than the food and beverage costs. An event that requires exclusive use of the camp would require all 12 tents to be booked as well as catering. Weddings and other celebrations may attract additional charges such as venue hire ($1000-$2000) and On-Site Ceremony Fee ($800). Best to contact us directly with your requirements and ideas and we can tailor a quote accordingly. Corporate events held mid-week attract discounted accommodation rates as do other group bookings held in off-peak times.
Additional Insurance Is Not Required To Host An Event Here
Capacity Seated 100 Buffet 110 Standing 110 Celebrations Hosted Here Since 2000 Venue Spaces Indoor & Outdoor Venue Spaces Available Catering Client Must Use The Catering Provided By The Venue Alcohol Provided By Venue For Fee – You Must Use The Venue For All Alcohol Services The Venue is Closed During Closed 2nd week June until end August annually for winter. Smoking Designated Smoking Areas Only Accommodations 12 luxury safari style tents can accommodate up to 30 people sharing. Inside Scoop
To really feel away from it all and lost amongst the gum trees, ask for Sugarglider or Kingfisher tents when booking!
Amenities A/V Equipment Bridal Suite/Changing Rooms Onsite Wifi Ample Parking Onsite Dining Chairs Dining Tables Onsite Restrooms Venue Features The Scene: Paperbark Camp is set on the banks of the Currambene Creek, amongst 80acres of pristine Australian bushland that features majestic Spotted Gums, Ironbarks and intriguing Paperbarks and is also home to various native wildlife including kangaroos, possums and all manner of wonderful birdlife. After winding down the 800m dirt road, eventually you find yourself in a clearing with a contemporary oversized 'treehouse', known as The Gunyah which is the reception, bar, lounge and venue. The Gunyah is a purpose built, architect designed space that blends modern design with a sustainable and low key approach that retains the natural environment as hero and encouraging all who visit to embrace and enjoy the peaceful ambience. When booked for a group event the venue becomes a magical bush escape, a home from home amongst the gumtrees where people can celebrate, reminisce, create and re-energise.... and sometimes party! Standout Venue Features: Everything about Paperbark Camp is special, from it's bush location, to the romantic canvas tents, the delicious gourmet meals and candle lit treetop dining room. Whether its a family reunion, corporate retreat or wedding celebration, the camp offers an amazing bush escape to get together with loved ones and colleagues for a memorable occasion. Dance until the wee hours with the stars above and a roaring camp fire to gather around before waking for a delicious recovery breakfast featuring freshest local produce expertly prepared by our camp chefs. Extra Perks: Venue hire fee usually includes tables, chairs, simple lighting and candles set up of ceremony location with chairs and table and in the case of conferences use of Gunyah including projector, screen, and whiteboard. Awards & Notables
Sun-Herald Traveller 23/02/14 Daily Telegraph - Body & Soul 31/05/15 Australian Traveller - Best Kept Secrets Apr 2013 Luxury Travel Winter 2013 Unique Estates 2013 CEO Magazine - Fen 2014 SMH Traveller - Nov 2014
Celebration Locations The Gunyah: Contemporary tree house dining room with wide wrap around verandahs that looks out to the bush - Max Capacity: 110 Eats & Drinks
Food, Restaurants, Cafes, Bars & Lounges
Food, Restaurants, Cafes: The Gunyah has been featured in the SMH Good Food Guide for the last ten years (bar one!) Bars & Lounges: The outdoor Sundowner lounge is a beautiful and peaceful place to enjoy pre-dinner drinks in the early evening as the bush quietens down before the later night creatures start their shift! In the cooler months drinks around the campfire, perhaps with some didgeridoo lessons and a fireside chat from our local aboriginal friends is a unique experience. THIS VENUE DOES NOT HAVE ANY REPORTS AT THIS TIME. Check back again soon!