January 5, 2018
We have a range of great pet-friendly accommodation on the South Coast of NSW, where you’ll be able to take your best friend with you.
While 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. For more great pet-friendly accommodation around Australia grab a copy of the book.
Casuarina Holiday Cottages
These fully self-contained two and three bedroom cottages are located about 3.5 hours from Sydney and two from Canberra. Set on 25 acres and close to the beaches of Bawley Point. Pets are welcome but under control and are welcome at no extra charge.
358 Murramarang Road, Bawley Point
T 02 4457 1548
M 0415 126 418
The Riverside Townhouse
Ideally situated close to an off-leash dog beach, the newly renovated 2 bedroom townhouse offers well-appointed and comfortable holiday accommodation with 2-bedrooms on 2 levels and lovely views across the Clyde River. House-trained dogs are welcome inside but must be treated with flea and tick prevention prior to arrival. The property is unfenced but dogs can be left unattended in the secure carport area. A small one-off pet fee applies. No cats permitted. Linen can be provided on request or bring your own. Tariff varies depending on the season.
Unit 1, 85 Timbara Crescent, Batemans Bay 2536
T 02 4472 4086
The Original Gold Rush Colony
Birds, cats and dogs are welcome to stay at the gold-rush theme park, which won the 2008 South Coast Tourism Awards for Heritage & Cultural Tourism. There are 3 designated pet friendly-cabins, which sleep up 9 people and have all linen supplied. Pets must remain on a lead whilst in the park and should not be left alone in the cabins.
26 James Street, Mogo 2536
T 02 447 42123
Wags Away & Mutleys
Wags is a 3-bedroom fully fenced modern house and is a just a short stroll to off-leash Tomakin beach and river. Please also view Mutleys, a 4-bedroom pet-friendly house in Tomakin.
Wags, 64 Ainslie Parade/Mutley’s, 41 Deakin Parade, Tomakin 2537
T 02 9521 2838
This award-winning 1-bedroom cottage has been purpose-built to provide the ultimate getaway for singles, couples, honeymooners, and small families with pets seeking privacy. Set on a 40-acre farm, with a fully fenced garden, the property is set on the banks of the Clyde River where dogs can are free to romp. The centre of Batemans Bay is 8kms away. The property welcomes all pets, great and small, and has a small menagerie of friendly animals living mostly free-range on the farm.
Orange Grove Farm, 74 Thule Road, Nelligen 2536
This a 2-bedroom pet-friendly house, situated just a short stroll away from the beautiful 24 hour off-leash Long Beach, is fully fenced and the perfect location for your family and pet’s next beach holiday.
The house is well equipped to make your stay a pleasant one and offers a large covered rear deck ideal for family BBQs and just to sit back and relax listening to the waves and birds.
It might feel like you are miles away from civilization but only a short 10 min drive to Batemans Bay you can get all the supplies you need and a good selection of restaurants. Another 10 minutes down the road will get you to the heritage village of Mogo full of galleries, speciality shops, and cafes offering an enjoyable shopping experience in a relaxed atmosphere.
From $180 per night. Linen and bath towels are included in the rate.
19 Sandy Place, Long Beach 2536
M 0409 787 397
Batemans Bay Pet Holidays
Batemans Bay Pet Holidays have been accommodating guests & their pets for 15 years here on the beautiful south coast of NSW. Two homes located at beautiful Tomakin beach, off leash pet friendly 24/7 and two in Batehaven so close to beaches & town. Industry awarded the homes are all comfortable and fully appointed, air-conditioned & with securely fenced gardens, pets are welcome inside. Affordable tariffs from $320 for a min 2-night stay & $700 a week you just need to ring or email to check availability & get a tariff quote. Tariffs are all-inclusive, linen & towels etc, of course, your pet & guests are not asked for a bond of any description.
T 02 44723147
M 0403 194844
60s Beach House Dalmeny
This stylish and comfortable 3-bedroom pet-friendly home has a fully fenced backyard with plenty of room for your four-legged friends to enjoy, and of course, they can also come inside with you to enjoy the comfort of the house. From $192 per night.
This art deco building is located on the main street of Moruya with clean and bright rooms. Dogs and cats are welcome to stay in this hotel that is part of local history.
50 Vulcan St, Moruya 2537
T 02 4474 2433
Tathra Beach Family Park
Tathra Beach Family Park is situated right on beautiful Tathra Beach which is dog-friendly. All dogs receive a free gift on arrival to the park! Pets are welcome all year on sites and in the Pet-friendly cottages excluding 26th December until 10th January. Guide dogs are always welcome any time of year.
2 Andy Poole Drive, Tathra 2550
T 1300 527 010
Beachside Holiday Units
These 3 self-contained holiday units, with beautiful views, are situated directly in front of a leash free beach. The 1-bedroom unit is dog-friendly as is the 2-bedroom and 3-bedroom units. There is a secured yard for your dog. From $130 pn.
11 Coraki Dr, Pambula Beach 2549
M 0439 732 450
Top Of The Lake Holiday Units
These holiday units offer clean and convenient accommodation while you discover the Sapphire Coast. Four of the units have attached enclosed 180 cm courtyards plus balconies and are situated on 3 acres so there is plenty of room to run and play. Pets are allowed inside. There is lake access and a 5-minute drive to dog beaches, shops and restaurants.
3013 Princes Highway, Millingandi, Merimbula 2549
T 02 64956288
Harbour Lights Holiday Units
This large 1-bedroom unit suits couples and their pets. The garden is fully fenced and secure. Stainless steel dog bowls are provided and all living areas are vinyl. Facilities include kitchen, laundry, queen size bed and an outdoor setting. A pet fee of $15 pn is required. One pet only per booking.
7 Cameron Street, Merimbula 2548
T 02 6495 1028
M 0428 952 177
This accommodation offers self-catering cabins, 1, 2 & 3 bedroom, a solar heated pool, BBQ areas, and playgrounds. Just 200mts down the grassland is beautiful Short Point Beach which is pet-friendly as is the reserve out to the headland. Pets are permitted most of the year – but not during peak Easter & Summer – ring & ask about exact dates.
47-65 Short Point Rd, Merimbula 2548
T 02 6495 1216
Sapphire Valley Caravan Park
The park’s “Hideaway Cabins” have now been opened up as pet-friendly cabins! The Hideaway cabin is fully self-contained with 2 bedrooms and will sleep up to 6 people – so plenty of room for the whole family, with a fully enclosed front veranda to keep your pet safe and secure. Pets are welcome in the park all year round except for the Christmas/January school holidays.
29 Sapphire Coast Drive, Merimbula 2548
02 6495 1746
Telopea Court Holiday Units
Located in the centre of Merimbula, this well maintained, clean and comfortable accommodation offers affordable rates for short or long stays. If you are planning to bring a pet, please inform the hotel in advance.
86 Main Street, Merimbula 2548
T 02 6495 1554
Bumblebrook Farm Motel
Located on the South Coast of NSW, this quiet country escape offers 4 fully self-contained units. Pets are allowed inside the accommodation but please keep them off the furniture. Please bring your pet’s own food and bedding – animals must be supervised at all times. A booking for pets is essential. Pets and children stay for free. Located a ½ drive to dog-friendly beaches.
Travelling horses can be accommodated, 2 of the units contain safe, secure outdoor enclosures for dogs.
M 0415 563 226
Rock Lily Cottage
Dogs are welcome to the secluded mud brick cottages, set in a pristine eco-friendly environment with dog-friendly beaches just 40 minutes drive away. Guests will enjoy beautiful panoramic views, while dogs have a fully fenced yard at each cottage and a doggie walking track down the 100 acre property. Each self-contained cottage allows dogs inside, but owners are asked to cover furniture before allowing them on chairs or beds.
864 Warrigal Range Road, Brogo, near Bega 2550
T 02 6492 7364
Bemboka River Cottages
These two cosy cottages are located near the Far South East National Park, and offer an affordable romantic getaway for couples or families. Dogs are welcome inside the 2-bedroom rural cottages, but not on the furniture. Each property has a fully-fenced shaded garden and walking trails to enjoy. Special features include the local wildlife, freshly cut flowers, wood fires, luxury linen and towels and free-range eggs. A pet fee applies.
224 Polacks Flat Road, Bemboka 2550
T 02 6492 8404
M 0438 674449
Enjoy a relaxing holiday with your pet at a contemporary, 2-bedroom, purpose-built guesthouse in a rural setting. The well-appointed cottage is located on a six-acre property near Bemboka in the Bega Valley and offers spectacular pastoral views to the surrounding mountains. The gardens of the cottage and the whole property are fully fenced providing you with peace of mind if your dog is an escape artist. Dogs are allowed inside the cottage but not on the furniture unless Mum or Dad has remembered to bring a cover from home. However, the beds are off limits, and of course, Mum and Dad are expected to “pick up” after you (bags are provided). Pets need to be supervised and bring pet’s bedding. Guests are requested to ensure pets have flea/tick treatments and relevant vaccinations are current. Located two hours drive from Canberra and about 40-50 minutes drive to the dog-friendly beaches of the Sapphire Coast.
872 Polacks Flat Road, Bemboka 2550
T 02 64930441
This 3-bedroom house offers visitors a comfortable, relaxing haven by the sea and welcomes small house-trained pets and has a fully fenced yard. Hedgehog House is located in a quiet residential area close to town and walking distance to Eden’s main beach. There are 2 bedrooms downstairs one with a queen bed and a second room with two single beds. Although pets are welcome inside you are encouraged not to leave your pets alone. Please note that you will need to bring bedding for your pets.
76 Calle Calle St, Eden 2551
M 0421 027 867
The Beach Retreat
This newly renovated, spacious top floor apartment is perfect for two couples and two children or a family of six. There is one bedroom downstairs with a queen bed and two bedrooms upstairs. If your plan is to spend time at the beach, The Beach Retreat is perfectly located. Just 300 metres from the Southern edge of Aslings beach. Take the dog for a walk along the boardwalk, then take him /her for a swim before having brunch on the Balcony. Not only are you close to the beach but are a flat 200-metre walk to the centre of town.
14 Mitchell St, Eden 2551
M 0421 027 867
This 4-bedroom house welcomes well-trained pets. Located in a quiet residential area close to town and walking distance to Eden’s main beach. This house sleeps 10. Sea Belle boasts two bedrooms with a queen bed, one bedroom with two single beds (and a trundle) and a fourth bedroom with a bunk bed with a trundle. The house also has two bathrooms, two toilets, a laundry, a dining area off the kitchen, and three living areas. Sea Belle is pet-friendly and has a grassed backyard. Please note that although the property is fully fenced, the front fence is knee high. Linen and bath towels are supplied. There is off street parking for a few cars and a good sized boat. From $220 per night
82 Calle Calle Street, Eden 2551
M 0421 027 867
Meet Zac the resident cat at The Original Gold Rush Colony
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