June 30, 2018
Newell Highway Pet-Friendly Accommodation – find places to stay with four-legged friends, but always remember policies on pets change frequently so always call ahead to check their status before booking.
Inland via the Newell Highway A39 – Melbourne to Brisbane
Using this route you could stop at Strathmerton, Goondiwindi, Narranderra, West Wyalong, Forbes, Parkes, Dubbo.
NRMA Dubbo Holiday Park allows pets as does Tallarook Motor Inn, which is a 23 room motel with 1 large pet-friendly room. The room features brand new linoleum floors and has a separate entrance to the motel and own private car space in front of the room. It also faces large parkland on the banks of the Macquarie river – a perfect spot to walk pets after a long drive. Well-behaved dogs and cats are welcome. A maximum of two animals at a time. Call 02 6882 7066 for reservations.
Narrabri Big Sky Caravan Park has pet-friendly cabins available. There is a pet-friendly motel in Coonabarabran called Matthew Flinders Motor Inn or the Winchester Motel in Moree, NSW, call 02 6752 4666 to book.
Goondiwindi Holiday Park welcomes pets and is located near the Queensland and NSW border. For more pet-friendly places in Goondiwindi.
Gazebo Motor Inn
This clean and cosy motel welcomes pets in designated rooms. Great for an overnight stay while travelling long distance. No extra charge for pets.
Murray Valley Hwy, Strathmerton 3641
Narranderra Caravan Park
This park has pet-friendly cabins available – conditions apply. Dogs must be leashed at all times. Pets must be declared at time of booking.
This modern cottage is great for singles or couples wanting a romantic break from a hectic life or a business person or solo traveller where you want a home away from home; air conditioned so you can keep cool or warm all year round + dog friendly! From $181 per night.
Located around 50 mins from Forbes and about 30 mins from Cowra, this property is suitable for couples and offers a library, an open fireplace and a shuttle bus from the airport. Guests also get a free breakfast each morning.
Guests with pets can enjoy sophistication and old-world charm. There are two rooms available for bed and breakfast style accommodation. Pets are allowed. No extra charges.
71 Gaskill Street, Canowindra 2804
M 0450 122 266
Best Western Moonraker Motor Inn
Located just 10 minutes walk from the Griffiths Showground, this motel features a cocktail bar, swimming pool, barbecue, playground, and half-size tennis court. Well-trained dogs are welcome to stay and there’s a fenced area at the rear of the property for dogs to run.
444 Clarinda St, Parkes 2870
T 02 6862 2355
Gortaderra self-contained accommodation
This delightful B&B has a 2-bedroom cottage or 1-bedroom unit where pets are welcome. Located halfway between Melbourne and Brisbane makes it a great place for people travelling on the Newell Highway. Enquire for other pets.
43L Peak Hill Rd, Dubbo 2830
T 02 68829892
Matthew Flinders Motor Inn
This motel has a dedicated pet room and offers conveniently located accommodation on the Newell Highway with a swimming pool and friendly staff. Pets allowed inside and a large fenced recreational area is available outside. All rooms have air conditioners and flat screen TV.
Newell Highway, Coonabarabran 2357
T 02 6842 1766
This clean and comfortable motel welcomes small to medium house trained dogs at an additional cost. Two rooms available so book ahead as these rooms cannot be booked on line – conditions apply.
54 Anne St, Moree 2400
T 2 6752 4666
Located close to the centre, this motel allows pets inside but contact prior to arrival – conditions apply. Pet rooms on ground floor guests to supply own pet bedding and there is a park area close by for exercising dogs. Facilities include pool with BBQ area and free Wi-Fi.
30 McLean St, Goondiwindi 4390
T 07 4671 1777
Country Rose Motel
This pet-friendly motel has 3 rooms set aside for people travelling with their furchild – and is ideal for those wishing to unwind after a long day of driving through the Darling Downs. Facilities include relaxing gardens, a saltwater pool and spa with a BBQ area.
2 Palmer Avenue, Warwick 4370
T 07 4661 7700
Driving from Melbourne to Brisbane on the Newell Highway
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