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Nothing ignites the soul like a weekend getaway, a staycation in your own state or a cosy family hideaway to your favourite coastal town. And the first step when you have a four-legged family member is to find the perfect, dog-friendly Airbnb.
Continue reading to discover our go-to bucket list of dog-friendly Airbnbs throughout Australia, and begin planning your next family retreat. Just remember, before heading off on your adventure, it’s important to bring plenty of food for yourself and your dog.
Country Creek Retreat, Cooroy QLD
Nestled among the vibrant green treetops of tropical Queensland, this Airbnb is also within reach of the iconic Noosa township, home to an array of dog-friendly activities & cafes. This weekend retreat truly is a dream location for both you and your pup.
More Information: Country Creek Retreat, Cooroy QLD
Cape Wye Blue Ribbon, Wye River VIC
If vast ocean views and luxury accommodations are your vibes, then this dog-friendly Wye River retreat is the place for you. There’s ample space to fit the entire family, both two-legged and four-legged, plus plenty of dog-friendly walks to choose from. The Great Ocean Road will be right on your doorstep for the perfect weekend getaway.
More Information: Cape Wye Blue Ribbon, Wye River VIC
The Coffee Roasting Shed, Carool NSW
Looking to reset among nature, swap your alarm clock for the morning chirp of native bird life, and your work desk for a sunrise coffee view, all while having your furry best friend at your feet? Then the Coffee Roasting shed is the place for you!
More Information: The Coffee Roasting Shed, Carool NSW
Sunhouse, Nubeena Tasmania
Let’s head south and slow down at this quintessential country shack. With a cosy fireplace setting, outdoor bath, and ample space for you and your pup to explore, I couldn’t think of a better dog-friendly getaway, no matter the season.
More Information: Sunhouse, Nubeena Tasmania
The Coach House, Gawler East SA
If historic, yet luxurious accommodation is your choice and wine is your love then this stunning Bed & Breakfast is the one for you. Set among the stunning Barossa Valley in South Australia, you and your pup can enjoy a relaxing weekend away, walks to Pioneer Park, evening in the outdoor setting or extra-long coffee dates in the local township.
More Information: The Coach House, Gawler East SA
Asrama Broome House, Broome WA
Pack up the car and grab the whole family, we are heading north! A unique, Balinese-style house, Asrama Broome House can house up to 8 guests, is a short walk from town and within reach of the famous Cable Beach, all while welcoming your pup with open arms.
More Information: Broome Hostel, Broome WA
Richmond Cottage, Richmond VIC
Is a city getaway is more your style? Especially somewhere situated within walking distance of some of Melbourne’s best dog-friendly parks and cafes. This classic and cosy Richmond Cottage is a hidden gem, among the hustle and bustle of beautiful Melbourne.
More Information: Richmond Cottage, Richmond VIC
Laguna Sanctuary, Upper Colo NSW
It doesn’t get much more relaxing than this! Jam-packed with activities for you and your pup to enjoy, this Laguna Sanctuary features an outdoor spa, stand-up paddle boarding (a new activity for you and your pup, perhaps?), bike riding, bushwalking and more. It’s safe to say, all members of the family will be relaxed and exhausted after this getaway.
More Information: Laguna Sanctuary, Upper Colo NSW
Glen View Cottage, Johanna VIC
Glen View Cottage is a simple yet stunning cottage that’s perched atop a rolling hill overlooking one of Victoria’s most beautiful, dog-friendly beaches. This cottage offers an array of activities, from surfing to hiking to simply relaxing by the fire with a good book.
More Information: Glen View Cottage, Johanna VIC
Havana Lodge, Byron Bay NSW
It doesn’t get much more iconic than a beach shack in Byron Bay. Draped with tropical palms and eye-catching artwork, this coastal lodge is both wonderfully located and pet friendly. Putting you on the doorstep of Byron’s bustling town, various beaches, local markets, cafes and much more.
More Information: Havana Lodge, Byron Bay, NSW
Just remember every great journey starts with the essentials, and when you are bringing your dog, this step is extra important! For all the travelling advice you need, we’ve prepared a checklist of what to bring when travelling with your dog.