Looking for a place to holiday with your dog and want to know the best place to suit both your needs? The following are the pick of the bunch according to Holidaying with Dogs.
Tyntynder Lodge in Bright Victoria
Tyntynder Lodge in Bright Victoria has been voted first over the last 4 years as the best pet friendly accommodation in Australia. Voted 18/20 by The Age Traveler and No.1 on Trip Advisor. Winner of the 2015/2016 Stayz People’s Choice Award for Best Holiday Property in Australia! Each cottage has a fenced garden and pets can go inside. There are real quality comforts for humans too! www.tyntynderbright.com.au
Pecks on Pine in Hobart West, Tasmania.
The restored Victorian cottage is close to shops and amenities and your pet stays for free! Included in the tariff is a sumptuous platter of local free range eggs, mushrooms, tomatoes, baked beans, Tasmanian fruits, yoghurt, juice, port, chocolates, home-made jams, cakes and slices – wow! www.pecksonpine.net
Pub Hill Farm B&B at Narooma, NSW.
Situated on a hill overlooking the beautiful Wagonga Inlet and 10mins from Narooma township which boasts one of Australia’s most renowned golf courses. The Garden Room is particularly large and beautifully furnished. The gardens are fenced so dogs can roam safely. www.pubhillfarm.com
South Australia Winner
Rainbow Farm in the Inman Valley, SA.
Three bedroom house with kitchen, 15 metre balcony with BBQ on 15 acres! Dogs of all sizes are welcome. Beaches are only 10mins drive. There’s farm animals to visit if you have the kids with you. www.rainbowfarm.com.au
Western Australia Winner
Uhuru Chalets in Torbay, WA.
Two types of accommodation, The Chalet and The Wagon set in a secluded and peaceful location. Dogs are welcome and there’s no extra charge, just bring a bed for them. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for enquiries.
Hollow Log Estate in Daylesford, Vic.
There are two self -contained cottages set on 23 acres. Dogs are welcome across the property and inside the cottages. There are dams to swim in and a large outdoor dog bath. A generous breakfast pack is provided for your first morning and a complimentary bottle of wine and chocolates. www.hollowlogestate.com.au
Angies Garden Retreat at Pialba, Queensland
Relax under the Bali pavilion set among tropical landscaping and close to Hervey Bay. 3 bedroom house only 280metres to the beach, fully fenced backyard, outdoor hot shower and dog wash area. www.angiesgarden.com.au/retreat