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February 10, 2019

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Pet-Friendly Accommodation NSW: Illawarra & Shoalhaven

If you are looking for a place to stay in Illawarra & Shoalhaven from Kiama to Jervis Bay, Berry, Ulladulla and everywhere in between we have a range of pet-friendly accommodation which suits the different needs of people travelling with their pets.




Kendalls on the Beach Holiday Park

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




Park Ridge Retreat 

Park Ridge Retreat Gerringong Motel

Situated in the heart of the scenic coastal town of Gerringong. Sit back, relax, soak in the atmosphere, and rejuvenate, or explore and experience this alluring landscape.

Park Ridge Retreat has 3 ground-floor rooms available for pets. Guests must take full responsibility for any damages caused by their pets, and there is a $30 one-off cleaning fee.

Facilities include an in-house licensed restaurant,  established gardens, BBQ area, complementary WiFi, and undercover car parking.

139 Belinda Street, Gerringong 2534

T 02 4234 1000





Werri Beach Holiday Park

Werri Beach CP

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



Hanigan’s Cottage

Hanigan’s Cottage

This beautiful pet-friendly 3-bedroom country cottage is set on one acre, and can accommodate horses.
The historic 1920s farmhouse  has been upgraded to a luxury standard whilst remaining soaked in character. Surrounded by dairy farms and with a stunning view out over the lush pastures to the mountains, you can feel the stress melt away as you take in the clean country air. Just over 2hrs drive from Sydney and 2hrs 45 from Canberra, Hanigan’s Cottage suits couples and families alike.
Complete with stables, a sand arena and a large grassy paddock with level access through large double gates, easy to access with a float, why not holiday in the Shoalhaven area with your horse (or any type of pet). The cottage is close to Seven Mile Beach which allows horse riding, plus local country trails.
M 0422 220 220


Lakeside Inn

Lakeside Inn 1

Sitting on the eastern shore of the Illawarra Lake with magnificent lake and mountain views, the Lakeside Inn is a good accommodation choice for both work and leisure travellers in Windang, Shellharbour and Wollongong areas.

Located only 80 kms from Sydney, the Inn offers guests comfortable and affordable accommodation. With pet-friendly rooms, spa baths, large family rooms and suites, there’s plenty of options to suit most travellers.

There are 10 cabins that are all pet friendly along with 2 pet-friendly motel rooms. It’s set on Lake Illawarra so very close to walking tracks – perfect for walking the doggies. Cats and birds are also welcome!

Offering a bar, food, aboriginal art and culture, friendly staff, leisure activities and much more.

140-146 Windang Road, Windang 2528

T 02 4203 2609




The Soul Haven

The Soul Haven

This 2-bedroom beach shack in Shoalhaven Heads has been lovingly restored and is available for bookings.

Only 2 hours from Sydney and 3 from Canberra, plan your surfing, golfing, fishing or relaxing stay at The Soul Haven.

It’s also dog friendly and pet birds are welcome.

While your pets are welcome, they are not allowed on the furniture or bedding and property must be left in the way it is found. From $200 per night.




Summerbell Escapes

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



Jaspers Run & Jaspers Eco Cottage

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Jaspers Run & Jaspers Eco Cottage are newly renovated, dog-friendly and sit on a 100-acre farm with a 10m swimming pool. Located in Jaspers Brush, 5 minutes from Berry on the NSW South Coast. Sleeping up to 16 guests (12 adults maximum and 4 children). Also given its design, the home is uniquely special for couples only. Winter by the fire, Summer by the pool, fun and games for all ages – visit and find out why Jaspers Run is a 5 star experience!

Jaspers Run (sleeps 12; 8 adults + 4 children) Perfect for couples, families with children or groups of friends seeking a relaxing getaway in style. Unwind in a peaceful and tranquil environment feeling both isolated and comforted knowing the amazing town of Berry is only 5 km away. Jaspers Run is a blend between great country living whilst still offering most of the comforts one would expect such as good Wi-Fi (NBN), Smart TV with Netflix, Disney & Amazon Prime, Foxtel, Air-Conditioning & Ceiling Fans, a Sonos sound system, a kitchen to delight any chef and ample indoor and outdoor entertaining areas.

T 02 9331 2881 

[email protected]



Bundara Farm

Bundara Farm

This stunning, private property is situated on the NSW South Coast known for its lush green landscapes, breathtaking beaches, and the historic village of Berry. Bundara Farm has three dwellings: two cottages which each sleep 4-5 people, and the homestead.

As well as dogs and cats being welcome, the property can also accommodate horses for an additional fee, with both stables and paddocks available. It’s the ideal gathering place, offering a spacious residence capable of accommodating all occupants for weddings and other social gatherings. Waverley Cottage and Bellevue Cottage are positioned approximately 50 meters apart from both each other and the main homestead. Surrounded by gardens, these dwellings are intentionally spaced to guarantee a private retreat when rented separately.

18 Wire Ln, Berry 2535
M 0417 247 611



Rose & Barn Country Cottages

Rose & Barn Country Cottages

Offering a peaceful rural getaway located on the NSW South Coast. Conveniently situated just a 15-minute drive from both Berry and Kangaroo Valley, and less than 10 minutes away from wineries, picturesque bushland and nature trails, recreational sports options, and the bustling town of Nowra. Within a thirty-minute drive, you’ll find access to a variety of stunning beaches.

If you’re looking to bring your furry friend along, Rose & Barn Country Cottages is the perfect spot for a dog-friendly stay. You and your doggie be greeted with a special care package, complete with towels, koala eco’s dog wash, and poo bags. You’ll be provided with plenty of local recommendations on places where the owners adore taking their Moodle “Luna” (featured in this image). 📸 by @iris.and.me

94 Barfield Rd, Cambewarra NSW 2540

M 0426 101 725





Bendooley Estate

Southern Highlands pet friendly

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




Equanimity Kangaroo Valley

Equanimity Kv

This 3-bedroom luxury pet-friendly home, positioned on the Kangaroo River, is perfect for a romantic weekend away or groups of up to 8 guests. Relax and unwind in this well-appointed secluded property which is just a one minute drive or ten-minute walk from town.

Seasonal rates, fees and conditions apply.

9 Cullen Crescent, Kangaroo Valley 2577

T 02 4465 1300




Kookaburra Hill

pet friendly

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 




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           



Berry Showground 

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


Steamers Cottage

Steamers Cottage

This pet-friendly cottage, with a large fully fenced in backyard, exudes a timeless coastal charm while incorporating modern amenities for your convenience. Equipped with quality furnishings, appliances, and linens, it offers a comfortable retreat. The layout comprises two bedrooms, providing ample space for families. The master bedroom features a lavish king-size bed, ideal for parents and couples, while the second bedroom is furnished with three single beds.

Understanding the significance of pets in family life, Steamers Cottage warmly welcomes them, ensuring a pet-friendly atmosphere for your coastal getaway. Take a leisurely stroll along the esplanade to Huskisson Beach, which is dog-friendly, and return to the spacious, fully fenced property where your furry companions can join in the outdoor relaxation. Children will also find plenty of room to play. In the evenings, enjoy the refreshing sea breeze on the expansive outdoor patio, complete with a Weber BBQ and charming festoon lights. End the day by unwinding by the bonfire, creating lasting memories with loved ones.

M 0402 726 554 | [email protected]





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 

Gradys Riverside Camping

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

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

Pet Friendly Jervis Bay

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).

14 King George St, Callala Beach 2540

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Retro Sands Beach House 

Retro Sands Beach House pet friendly

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




Salt & Pepper – Pet Friendly – 5 Mins to Beach

Salt & Pepper - Pet Friendly

Your cares will melt away as you leave behind the stresses of everyday life and escape to the gorgeous, tranquil coastal village of Erowal Bay in the Shoalhaven. This lovingly refurbished holiday home sets the tone for a peaceful getaway from the minute you arrive – set on a quiet street, with beautiful gardens and plenty of room for the kids and the dog to play, it offers a private and serene vista like no other.




The Palings at Culburra – Pet-Friendly Masterpiece

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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





Escape @Culburra22

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

culburra pet friendly

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




Silvermere Coastal Retreat

This beautifully decorated 3-bedroom house with ocean views offers guests a contemporary coastal hideaway designed for families, couples, friends, and furbabies. Pet food and water dishes, old towels, leads & poop bags are supplied at Silvermere Coastal Retreat. The stylish 2-storey home is a short distance to Culburra Beach and has a secure yard for pets.

72 Silvermere Street, Culburra Beach 2045





Chappies Holiday House

pet friendly jervis bay

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




Greenfields Getaway

pet friendly nsw

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

pet-friendly south coast NSW

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

dog friendly 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.

[email protected]





Blue Whale Cottage

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

M 0413 644 856



Liandy’s at Conjola

pet friendly south coast

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


Villa Manyana

Villa Manyana

This 3-bedroom house overlooks a beautiful nature reserve with an abundance of wildlife. Relax on the deck with a book and your pet or head down to the beach for a swim or surf. Centrally located between Manyana Beach, Green Island, and Lake Berringer  all an easy 10-minute walk away. Inyadda Beach and Washerwomens Beach at Bendalong are also only a couple of minutes drive away.

There’s a fully fenced backyard and a large open plan deck that provides a comfortable and dry area for dogs. Feeding bowls supplied, just bring your dog’s favourite food.

Please bring your own sheets, pillowcases, towels, tea towels.

Enquire now



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





Finchley B&B

pet friendly jervis bay
Finchley steps and verandah view

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





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


Mimosa Eco Retreat

Mimosa Eco Retreat

There are four pet-friendly cottages at Mimosa Eco Retreat.

Choose from Billabong Cottage, Cooee Cottage, Kiah Cottage or Corroboree Cottage on this 25-acre property.

Each unique and beautiful in their own right. It’s a great place to chill out and relax with lots of beaches close by.

Mimosa Eco Retreat is located on the Bawley Point Road which turns off the Princes Highway at Termeil.

This pet-friendly paradise on 25 acres is just a short drive to unspoilt beaches and lakes, state forests and national parks.

96 Bawley Point Road, Termeil 2539

T 02 4457 1421






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