7 quirky Airbnb homes on the Northern Rivers
FROM A "safari tent" to a treehouse to a Bali-style villa, there's plenty of alternatives if you're tired of the same-old holiday experience.
The Northern Star has searched through Northern Rivers Airbnb listings for accommodation that offered something a bit different to the norm.
5-stars by 173 reviewers
Entire home, 2 guests, $155 per night
"Wow" is what comes to mind with this three-storey home. It's nestled in 17 acres of rainforest, with a spa bath and ocean views. The property listing describes the treehouse as having "a therapeutic effect of gently nudging you to slow down and reconnect with nature".
5-stars by 8 reviewers
Private room, 2 guests, $90 per night
North-west of Nimbin, close to Border Ranges National Park, get close to nature with the "safari tent". Features a double bed, a deck overlooking a private dam and breakfast service available upon request.
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Entire home, 7 guests, $256 per night
There's something about this listing that says "holiday for blokes".
It features a cinema room, barbecue, swimming pool and, on the way, a pool table.
The cinema room is definitely a stand out with a huge screen and plenty of room to get comfy for a sports match or movie.
4.5 stars by 15 reviewers
Private room, 1 guest, $30 per night
Rent a room in this unique, arty house when you "need a place to rest with private time", as described on the Airbnb listing.
Reviewers describe the host as warm and accommodating, and the house's vibe as homely, warm and relaxed.
5-stars by 28 reviewers
Entire home, 6 guests, $180 per night
Wake up in the morning and pick fresh produce from the garden (including avocados!), then mingle with farm animals such as cattle, alpacas, horses and dogs. Great for families wanting to escape the urban life and get out in nature.
5-stars by 5 reviewers
Entire home, 2 guests, $180 per night
Peaceful stay perfect for couples. Unique offering of four separate villas. Two are bedrooms: one up for rent and another is the permanent accommodation for two people and a dog. Another villa is a shared kitchen.
5-stars by 26 reviewers
Entire home, 2 guests, $90 per night
A clever accommodation idea: The hosts have converted a shipping container into a fully self-contained unit.
Located in sub-tropical rainforest gardens 6km from the centre of Byron Bay.