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Swell Lodge Media

Following the announcement of Swell Lodge in The Australian newspaper on 17th June 2017, we’ve been inundated with follow-up media, PR opportunities and a ground-swell of enthusiastic, positive support. Here’s a sample of recent media, as well as a link to our PRESS KIT (which includes photos and videos for media to use in relation to promoting Swell Lodge) and our latest MEDIA RELEASE (containing great information and quotes about Swell Lodge).



Media Release Swell Lodge, 17 June 2017

A luxury eco-lodge has been approved inside the Christmas Island National Park,
returning the remote, wildlife-filled Australian territory to the centre of attention for the right reasons after more than a decade of detention centre debacles.


Swell Lodge Press Kit

Includes photos and videos for media to use in relation to promoting Swell Lodge.


In The News

where christmas is every day - traveller 29 sept 18

‘Where Christmas is every day’ – Traveller, SMH, September 29 2018

“Australia’s most exclusive new island retreat defies preconceptions, writes Ute Junker.” Check out this huge double-page spread rave review in The Sydney Morning Herald’s ‘Traveller’ magazine! Read it here:

dream destination - the age

‘Dream Destination’ – The Age, September 2018

Located inside the national park on the west side of Christmas Island, this remote eco-chalet features floor-to-ceiling windows that look out over the vast Indian Ocean. Guests can take a guided walk along…


‘Swell Lodge’ – Delicious Magazine, September 2018

Christmas Island, the remote Australian territory known as the Galapagos of the Indian Ocean, has a new eco-luxe hotel in Swell Lodge. Guided activities include snorkelling coral reefs, jungle treks and four-wheel driving. Or go all David Attenborough and observe the island’s famous red crab migration.

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Travel Buzz – Australian Traveller, Aug Sept Oct 2018

Christmas Island gets it’s first eco-lodge! Christmas Island is a unique proposition: A part of Australia that most Australian’s completely forget is out there and would never think they could visit….