Dog-Friendly Newcastle, NSW: Visiting Newcastle 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: 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

33 of the Best Dog-Friendly Hotels in Sydney

Dog-Friendly Hotels Sydney

Whether you’re visiting Sydney with your dog or just looking for a fabulous pet-friendly staycation in the harbour city, luckily there’s no shortage of pet-friendly hotels in Sydney. An increasing number of hotels have become pet-friendly in Sydney in recent years, both new and existing. Whether you’re after a luxury 5-star hotel that welcomes pets, … Read more

12 Top Dog-Friendly Coastal Walks in New South Wales

Dog-Friendly Coastal Walks NSW

If you’re looking for a fun walk to enjoy with your dog, there’s plenty of great dog-friendly walks along the coast of NSW. Whether you and your dog would prefer a gentle stroll along a scenic boardwalk or a longer hike that will take all day long, check out these coastal walks in NSW, scattered … Read more

10 Top Dog-Friendly Bushwalks in New South Wales

Dog-Friendly Bushwalks NSW

A fun adventure to enjoy with your dog is going for a bushwalk. Unfortunately though, in NSW most popular bushwalks are off limits to dogs, as they’re located in national parks or other reserves that prohibit dogs. To help you out, I’ve put together this list of dog-friendly bushwalks in NSW that I’ve discovered, many … Read more