February 10, 2019
If you are looking for a place to stay in Illawarra & Shoalhaven from Kiama to Jervis Bay, Ulladulla and everywhere in between we have a range of pet-friendly accommodation which suits the different needs of people travelling with their pets.
Although this list is by no means exhaustive, we feel it represents a genuine sampling of the pet-friendly accommodation our book has to offer travellers and their four-legged friends.
Kendalls on the Beach Holiday Park
Bring your pooch along to the camping sites. Only a short walk into town and plenty of things do and see in the Kiama area. Please note that although the camping & caravanning sites are pet-friendly the beach is not.
33 Bonaira Street, Kiama 2533
T 02 4232 1790
Werri Beach Holiday Park
Located opposite the beach and only minutes from Gerringong. Pets are welcome at the manager’s discretion on sites and in the park’s 2-bedroom pet-friendly cabin, but not in school holidays or long weekends. Features include a resort-style swimming pool, BBQ facilities, bicycle hire, camp kitchen, child pool, communal kitchen, communal refrigerator, wireless Internet access, iron, kiosk, laundry. Dogs are permitted on a designated section of Werri Beach on a timeshare basis.
Pacific Avenue, Gerringong 2534
T 02 4234 1285
Offering unique luxury holiday accommodation in the form of two farms and one beach house, located in Gerroa and Kiama, just a short drive to Gerringong and Berry. While dogs are allowed conditions apply – contact the owner prior to booking. Ideal for families, honeymoons, corporate events and group getaways.
M 0409 545 835
This self-contained 2-bedroom luxury cottage, with fabulous rural views, is very quiet and private, and is set on a 5-acre property. Dogs are allowed inside the cottage and the property has totally enclosed dog proof fencing with plenty of shade and play areas. Dogs can be left in the garden area or even minded whilst you go off for the day. Guests can enjoy walks all around the 5-acre property with a big dam for a cool swim. The boutique town of Berry is only 4kms away; features include: daily breakfast supplied, cheese platter and bubbly upon arrival, well-equipped kitchen, pot belly fire for winter and fans and a/c for summer, Weber BBQ. All linen/towels supplied plus toiletries.
75 Boundary Road, Broughton Vale 2535
M 0402 884462
Located in the Southern Highlands, this grand estate offers luxurious cottage accommodation. The 2-bedroom cottage is fully fenced and is pet friendly – conditions & charges apply. The estate also houses a cellar door, the famous Berkelouw Book Barn, which is a popular restaurant and wedding venue.
3020 Old Hume Highway Berrima 2577
T 02 4877 2235
This purpose-built 3-bedroom self-contained guest accommodation is part of a large country house. It sleeps up to 5 adults or 6 guests including children who have Kookaburra Hill for their exclusive use. Divine in-ground salt-water pool outside your living room for you alone and it is heated. Guests also have a spa bath. The property is well set up for dogs and horses. It is dog fenced (three types of fencing) all around to 900 mm (99% escape proof) and this fencing wraps around to include the guest entrance and private outdoor dining area by the pool. The outdoor dining area outside your living room has a pool fence around it and is secure (150% escape proof if gate is bolted) to leave a dog for short periods and to sleep. Sling beds and bowls supplied for dogs. Fenced paddock for a visiting horse which can be seen from your living room with grass arena and horse shelter. Room for float.
Please discuss any horse guests prior to booking. From $230 pn.
230 Moss Vale Rd, Kangaroo Valley 2577
T 02 4465 2285
Are you looking for a perfect romantic getaway, or maybe a place to escape and get away from it all, and you would love to bring your gorgeous dog with you? This gorgeous 2-bedroom self-contained holiday haven is definitely a place where you can go to unwind, relax and enjoy all the beautiful surroundings that Kangaroo Valley. It is approximately a 2hr drive South of Sydney. Through winter it is all about enjoying a nice glass of red with someone special by the open fireplace, and then summer has you walking down the track to the river to enjoy the cool refreshing mountain water, and where your dog can run, swim and explore. Hiking, kayaking, fishing, horse riding, vineyards, and local food guided tours, are just a few things that you are able to do whilst on your getaway. Tariff starts from $160, price varies according to the length of stay.
10 Cullen Cresent, Kangaroo Valley 2577
M 0405 224 043
Wisteria Cottage and Tapitallee Lodges
Experience country hospitality at its best – guests will enjoy the attention to detail which makes your visit special. Fresh flowers, complimentary local cheese and wine on arrival, yummy home-baked bread and farm eggs. There are 2 choices of romantic, rural accommodation; Wisteria Cottage and the Stables. The Stables has a lockable pet pen, 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Wisteria Cottage has an enclosed veranda for pets and a fabulous view. All pets are welcome inside to the very animal-friendly accommodation.
1240 Illaroo Road, Tapitallee 2540
T 02 44 460 129
This pet-friendly campsite has excellent amenities and is a fantastic place for tent, trailer or caravan camping. Facilities include hot showers, a dump point and stable hire. It is a very popular place to stay so it would be advisable to book ahead.
35 Alexandra Street , Berry 2535
M 0427 605 200
Seamist Jervis Bay
Three stunning holiday homes located only 400 metres from the whitest beaches in the world – Huskisson in Jervis Bay. Contact the owners for more information about bringing a pet.
13 Berry Street, Huskisson 2540
M 0477 550 393
Grady’s Riverside Retreat
This retreat offers pet-friendly camping on the Shoalhaven River, near Nowra. Activities include campfires, fishing, 4wding, water skiing and more. Small pets are permitted on request – but not allowed in the retreat’s cabins. (One pet per site during peak time). Dogs must be leashed and supervised at all times.
674 Burrier Road, Burrier 2540
T 02 4421 3282
Dungowan Holiday Accommodation
Dungowan has a great selection of fully self-contained apartments for all types of families. From the smaller 2 bedroom apartments to the deluxe style 4 bedroom waterfront cottages. We also cater for corporate functions, small weddings and large families with small pets.
99 Naval Pde, Jervis Bay, Erowal Bay, Shoalhaven 2540
Surfside Cudmirrah Beach
Located near Sussex Inlet, this small family owned and operated holiday park located on beautiful Cudmirrah Beach offers a variety of accommodation options. Choose from a deluxe cabin, a surfside caravan or camp in the spacious grounds. All accommodation is pet friendly, but please keep dogs on leads and ensure they aren’t disturbing other guests. Mention pets at time of booking.
54 Collier Drive, Cudmirrah 2540
M 02 4441 2182
Sandy Toes Beach House
This comfy 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom entirely pet-friendly beach house is 2 minutes walk from Callala Beach, located within Jervis Bay. It can accommodate for up to 9 people. The enormous backyard is fully fenced (the loop fence fronting the street is around 1.2m high, therefore, large dogs need monitoring). From $264 per night.
Retro Sands Beach House
Step back in time, at this immaculate retro 3-bedroom beach house, sleeping up to 8 guests in Vincentia, Jervis Bay. Barfleur Beach is on your doorstep, and dog friendly (off lead), Nelsons Beach is only a short walk away.
The house is fully equipped and all fine quality bedding, linen, bath and beach towels are supplied. Well-behaved, house-trained, clean dogs are welcome, but strictly not permitted on indoor and outdoor furniture, and in or on beds. There is an outdoor entertaining patio with a large, fully enclosed, grassed backyard. Please note that very small dog breeds may be able to squeeze through the gate. Permission must be sought from owners prior to booking.
Tariff varies according to season.
20 Plantation Point Parade, Vincentia – Jervis Bay 2540
M 0416 162170
Bay Breeze Escape
This spotlessly clean family accommodation in Sanctuary Point is only 7 minutes from Jervis Bay and has 4 bedrooms, it sleeps 7 and offers superior pet-friendly accommodation with air-conditioning and a games room.
T 02 44 216 381
Jervis Bay Beachfront
This 5-bedroom house with fantastic views sleeps 12 making it the ideal accommodation for a group or 2 families. Guests can walk out the back gate, across the path to Collingwood Beach. Facilities include: 2 Austar Paid TV’s, air conditioning and there is a fenced backyard which is ideal for a dog. From $240 per night.
Vincentia, Jervis Bay
T 02 44 216 381
This stunning 4-bedroom self-contained house with fully fenced gardens is an ideal getaway for you and your pet. Facilities include: al fresco dining with BBQ, a four-poster netted Balinese beds, internet, Cable TV, DVD, combustion wood fired heating. All linen and cleaning included in the tariff.
37 Mernie Street, Jervis Bay 2540
M 0414 866 662
This 3-bedroom waterfront property with stunning views is close to two amazing dog-friendly beaches and has a fully enclosed courtyard, 2 bathrooms, holiday dog tags, a dog-friendly ‘to do list’, and a paddling/bathing pool.
Dogs welcome with permission from the owner – enquire first. From $480 per night.
242 Penguins Head Rd, Culburra Beach 2540
M 0412 758 278
The Palings at Culburra – Pet-Friendly Masterpiece
This stunning 5-bedroom property with exceptional outdoor spaces sleeps up to 14 guests. Imagine being only two minutes walk from sinking your toes into the golden sands of one of the South Coast’s finest beaches, and only a 10 min drive to the world famous white sands of Jervis Bay. Where you can swim, surf, boogie board or just float under perfect blue skies. Where your four-legged friend can run for kilometres and the kids can splash in the waves. From $140 per night.
21 Eastwood Ave, Culburra Beach 2540
T 1300 183 983
Boyd’s Beach House
Set in a spectacular location, this 3-bedroom house has 2 bathrooms and is well stocked with everything you need, including linen and a basket of goodies. Enjoy morning walks with the dog along the beach. This well-appointed property is great for people who wish to go surfing, whale watching, fishing, exploring, cooking, or simply do nothing.
Culburra Beach 2540
This absolute beachfront 3-bedroom house with 2 bathrooms sleeps 8 and has a fenced front yard and secure courtyard at the side of the house. While your dog is allowed inside they are not to go in the main bedroom which is carpeted or on furniture. Features include: linen, towels, fully stocked pantry, firewood, off street parking, cleaning costs all included, water bowls and pet tags for your dog to wear whilst staying. Please clean up lawn (spade provided). Ranges from $350 to $1000 a night. Discounts for weekly bookings.
182 Penguin Head Rd, Culburra Beach 2540
M 0411 122933
Blue Patch Holiday Accommodation
This delightful 4-bedroom house has doggy beds, toys provided and a huge fully fenced backyard. The dog-friendly beach is at the end of the street. The owners are dog lovers and know what dog owners are looking for when on holidays! The owner is also an animal natural therapist and every booking that includes dog(s) gets a bag of natural treats and shampoos. The house has an open plan layout and a fully equipped kitchen and large verandah. From $160 per night.
19 Silvermere Street, Culburra Beach 2540
M 0401 686 237
The Life of Riley and Darcey Holiday House
This 3-bedroom beach house in Culburra beach is located close to a dog-friendly beach. The house is equipped with doggie daybeds, toys, paddling pools, treats, poo bags, towels and a chill-out zone. There are also spare leashes and an ID tag with the property address. Sheets and towels are supplied for your stay and a complimentary bottle of wine on arrival
2 Penguin Heads Road, Culburra Beach 2540
T 02 4447 5251
Chappies Holiday House
Chappies is a delightful, pet-friendly holiday house – it’s the perfect choice for families and couples seeking a peaceful break. No need to leave your dogs at home, bring them along, this holiday house has a fully enclosed backyard.
57 Chapman St, Callala Bay 2540
Plantation Point Beach House
A 2-bedroom brick holiday home welcomes all clean and disciplined pets and sleeps up to 5 guests. Owned by helpful host Lara, the immaculate house has a number of regular returning guests due to its great beach location and charm. Positioned opposite dog-friendly Orion’s Beach, and a 3-minute drive to Vincentia, the house has all mod cons, but guests must bring their own towels and linen. The fenced backyard allows your pet to safely enjoy some freedom while you can relax on the veranda with your drink of choice. Pets are welcome inside, but they are not allowed on the furniture. Tariff varies according to the season.
12 Plantation Point Parade, Vincentia 2540
M 0425 259 153
This 3-bedroom contemporary house with great amenities is set in a fantastic location close to the beach. Enjoy a refreshing dip in the saltwater infinity pool. The back deck is fenced and is suitable for med-large dogs, although the rest of the property is without fencing. Both Nelson Beach (1km) and Huskisson Beach (5km) are dog-friendly. From $399. Greenfields Getaway was featured by 1st World dog as a top dog-friendly destination.
109 Frederick Street, Vincentia 2540
M 0448 288 918
South Coast Retreat
All of the cabins and glamping tents are pet-friendly year round. Two dogs per cabin are allowed and you are asked that they stay off the furniture, also dogs must be on-leash within the property and must be well-controlled to avoid upsetting other guests. There is a lovely walking path along the river plus little beaches. Located 2 ½ hours from both Sydney and Canberra.
119a Greenwell Point Road, Greenwell Point 2540
T 02 4447 1207
The Villa Currarong
This stylish boutique 2.5-bedroom beach house is very clean and well equipped, and only minutes from the beach. Well behaved dogs are welcome – but please check with the owner first.
This lovely well-appointed 6-bedroom house is set in a beautiful area with a couple of beautiful, protected beaches within walking distance, which are both child and dog friendly. There is a large enclosed backyard and a grassed area for pets. Well-behaved cats, dogs or birds but other animals allowed only after consultation.
Corner Piscator and Conjola Streets, Currarong 2040
Blue Whale Cottage
This cosy 3-bedroom cottage is within easy walking distance to dog-friendly beaches, shops, and the rock pool. Small to medium-sized pets are welcome, however, the owners are happy to consider larger dogs and other pets.
The cottage has dog bowls, leads, poo bags, shampoo and dog beds provided and is fully fenced.
Perfect for a summer or winter break. $200 per night.
9 Currarong Parkway, Currarong 2540 Australia
M 0413 644 856
Calm Waters Riverfront Cottages
These pretty cottages in Sussex Inlet sleep between 2 and 8 people. Two of them are pet-friendly with fenced yards. Located a stone’s throw from the club, shops and pub and right on the river.
T 2 4441 3596
Liandy’s at Conjola
This well presented 3-bedroom property with 2 bathrooms is an ideal getaway on the South Coast of NSW. There is a large area for entertaining outdoors and a fully fenced yard to keep your family safe and secure with dog-friendly Conjola Beach a 20-minute walk from the house. While it’s dog-friendly, small dogs inside living areas only – not bedrooms. A pet bond applies.
10 Edwin Avenue, Lake Conjola 2539
M 0409 711395
This spacious 4-bedroom cottage has everything you need for a relaxing holiday and is on the water’s edge.
33 Edwin Ave, Lake Conjola 2539
Sinclair’s Country Retreat
This pet-friendly motel at Lake Conjola is situated on 120 acres of selectively clear Australian bushland, only 2 hours and a 45-minute drive south of Sydney. Guests can enjoy the property’s property very own waterfall and the many great walking tracks on and off the property.
E1490 Princes Highway, Conjola 2539
T 02 4456 4291
Dolphins Point Tourist Park
Located just three hours drive from both Sydney and Canberra, this caravan park has clean amenities and friendly staff friendly and is set along the shores of Burrill Lake Inlet and adjacent to beautiful Burrill Beach. With water-front luxury cottages that are pet friendly, they also have powered and unpowered sites.
51 Dolphin Point Rd, Dolphin Point 2539
This 3-bedroom self-contained cottage is set on two acres of fenced rural property ideal for large dogs to have a runaround. House-trained pets are allowed inside. Rate includes free Wi-Fi, breakfast provisions, and all linen. A secure dog-fenced rear yard directly off the back of the cottage. Cats and birds also welcome.
55c Hayward Road, Wandanian 2540
T 02 4443 5368
Hank’s at Mollymook
Located 900 metres from Mollymook Beach, this large holiday house with a fully fenced yard, is split over two levels, with two bedrooms on level one, and two bedrooms on the ground level. Please advise at the time of booking the type of pet you will be bringing. 2.5 hours from Canberra, and three hours from Sydney by car.
Ilett Street, Mollymook 2539
Camping Milton Showground
Bring a van or a tent. There are 25 powered and 20 unpowered sites with a hot shower and toilet. Dogs allowed.
107 Croobyar Road, Milton 2538
M 0429 934 067
Ulladulla Guest House
Set in a nice setting and close to town, this guest house permits pets in their designated rooms. Facilities include a lobby lounge/library, a health club, saltwater pool, spa, gym and tropical gardens. Driving time from Sydney is under 3 hours, and approximately 2 hours from Canberra. If you wish to bring pets, please contact the guest house directly.
39 Burrill Street, Ulladulla 2539
T 1800 700 905
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