As consumers continue to look for ways to be more environmentally conscious in their day to day lives, Airbnb hosts are shining a light (solar powered of course) on sustainable tourism options to assist guests to lower their carbon footprint without sacrificing modern conveniences.
In fact, there are over 319,000 sustainable homes on Airbnb, with Australia in the top ten for the highest numbers of eco listings per country!
Spaces built with upcycled materials are currently up 175% on the platform, from floating ecofriendly villas to non for profit homes for the rainforest, hosts are providing unique and sustainable spaces for guestsall over the world.
Check out these Australian sustainable listings for all budgets and family sizes!
The Recyclable House Beaufort -Eco country getaway | From: $200AUD per night | Sleeps 10 | Beaufort, Victoria Australia
Made using closed loop, passive solar construction principles, this porotype house is for the circular economy.
Private Floating Villa | From: $1350AUD per night | Sleeps 2 | Palm Beach, New South Wales Australia
Combining sustainability and luxury, this beautiful new listing runs completely off solar power.
Chendana for the Bohemian at heart | From: $100AUD per night | Sleeps 2 | Repentance Creek, New South Wales Australia
A quirky non for profit Airbnb, with all money collected used to reforest and improve the natural habitat for the local wildlife. Experience the local koala forest on site, as well as wallabies and platypus that roam the property in the National Park.
Contemporary eco home overlooking the rainforest | From: $350AUD per night | Sleeps 3 | Goonengerry, New South Wales Australia
This beautiful eco home is a straw bale, stone and glass building with solar power, solar hot water, a greywater reedbed and 50,000 litres of roof catchment drinking water.
Eco-Friendly Earth Covered House | From: $295 per night | Sleeps 5 | Rock Forest, New South Wales Australia
This unique house is set on a conservation property, the listing applies natural air conditioning using thermal mass of the earth to achieve ultra-low energy consumption.
Welcome-Swallow Hideaway, Eco-friendly Tiny Home | From: $140 per night | Sleeps 4 | Glenaire, Victoria
Located on the border of Cape Otway National Park this “tiny home” is built from a shipping container with a stunning greenhouse bathroom feature.
Sustainable large Apt- 30km Falls Creek Ski resort | From: $490 per night | Sleeps 7 | Tawonga South, Victoria
This ecofriendly and relaxed space close to Melbourne is the perfect country escape, the sustainable luxe accommodation even has a hot tub with views of the Snowy Mountain.
Ecocrackenback 18 ‘Sustainable, luxurious chalet close to the slopes’ | From: $308 per night | Sleeps 4 | Jindabyne, New South Wales
Jindabyne is notably one of the top cities globally for the highest number of eco-friendly listings. This self-contained building is conveniently located close to Perisher for your next environmentally friendly trip to the slopes!