Dog-Friendly Orange: Visiting Orange with a Dog

Dog-Friendly Orange

While Orange might be best known as a destination for visiting wineries, if you’re visiting with a dog there’s lots more on offer. The Orange region in NSW also has some terrific off-leash dog parks, beautiful dog-friendly gardens to visit, and cute historic villages. Find out what to do when visiting Orange with a dog…   … Read more

Dog-Friendly Wollongong: Visiting the Gong with a Dog

Dog-friendly Wollongong

The Wollongong area is a great dog-friendly destination in NSW to visit near Sydney. It’s less than a 90 minute drive from the Sydney CBD to the centre of Wollongong, or just over an hour to the northern suburbs, making it perfect for a day trip. There’s plenty of dog-friendly attractions in Wollongong, especially its … Read more

Dog-Friendly Hunter Valley, NSW: Visiting with a Dog

Dog-Friendly Hunter Valley

Just over two hours drive from Sydney, it’s quick and easy to head to the Hunter Valley in NSW, whether just for the day or for a weekend. But don’t think that your dog needs to miss out on the fun. Here’s lots of tips on everything from dog-friendly wineries to dog-friendly accommodation, so that … Read more

Dog-Friendly Port Macquarie, NSW: Visiting with a Dog

Off-leash Nobbys Beach

Just over 4-hours drive north of Sydney, Port Macquarie is a beautiful coastal holiday town in NSW with lots to do. While some of the popular sightseeing options are off limits if you have a dog, I share with you the best dog-friendly sightseeing options in Port Macquarie, from off-leash beaches to dog-friendly walks, along … Read more

Dog-Friendly Newcastle, NSW: Visiting with a Dog

Dog-Friendly Newcastle

Just a short two hour drive north of Sydney along the NSW coast, the city of Newcastle has plenty of fun options for those visiting with a dog, from dog-friendly beaches to waterside walks to terrific off-leash dog parks. Find out more about what it’s like to visit Newcastle with a dog… Dog-Friendly Sightseeing in … Read more

Dog-Friendly Southern Highlands, NSW: Visiting with a Dog

Dog-Friendly Southern Highlands

Just over one hour southwest of the centre of Sydney, it’s not long after leaving behind the sprawling suburbs that you’ll arrive at the start of the Southern Highlands region. Home to country estates, historic villages and cool-climate vineyards, it’s perfect for a weekend away from Sydney. Centred around the towns of Bowral and Moss … Read more

Dog-Friendly Jervis Bay: Visiting Jervis Bay with a Dog

Dog-Friendly Jervis Bay

Jervis Bay, about 2 1/2 hours south of Sydney, is renown for its beautiful white beaches. Best of all, many of the beaches are dog-friendly, with both off-leash and on-leash options abounding. There’s also plenty of dog-friendly accommodation options, places to dine out, and easy walks. It all adds up to make Jervis Bay a great … Read more

Dog-Friendly Sydney, NSW: Visiting Sydney with a Dog

Dog-Friendly Sydney

Dog-friendly and Sydney aren’t two things that usually go together. Much as I love my home city of Sydney in Australia, it’s not especially dog-friendly, whether that’s finding accommodation, catching transport or dining out. But, if you know where to look, there are still some great options for both locals and visitors with dogs. So, I … Read more

Dog-Friendly Snowy Mountains, NSW: Visiting with a Dog

Dog-Friendly Snowy Mountains

Unfortunately, the Snowy Mountains in the high country of NSW is not the most dog-friendly destination. With most of the ski fields and attractions situated within the Kosciuszko National Park, there aren’t many places that dogs can visit. However, it’s still possible to stay in Jindabyne or just outside the national park with your pup, … Read more

Are Dogs Allowed on Sydney Ferries?

Are Dogs Allowed on Sydney Ferries

The rules for whether pets are allowed on ferries in Sydney differ depending on whether it is a government-operated ferry or one of the privately-operated ferries. Read on to find out more about the rules for that apply to each ferry and whether you can take dogs on Sydney ferries. Ferries Operated by Transport NSW … Read more