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March 29, 2021

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Pet-friendly Activities for Vacation

We know a getaway with your pet can require some special planning. Looking for some fun and unique ways to keep both you and your pet entertained on your next trip? Read on and dive into our best selection of pet-friendly activities for the paw-fect vacation.



Hit the Beach

There are so many things to enjoy about a trip to the beach. From splashing in the sea to lounging on the sand. Check out our blog on The Best Dog Beaches Down Under for a detailed list of dog-friendly beaches across the nation.

Why not book a pet-friendly property by the beach and enjoy the coast from sunrise to sunset. The Summit 1770 offers dog-friendly stays in Agnes Water, Queensland. Here, you’re able to surf, snorkel, fish, and even adventure through the wilderness of the surrounding national parks.

Whatever activities you decide to include in your seaside expedition, remember to keep your pets safe. Stay well hydrated and check for shady spots to take refuge from the sun.


Take a Ride

Pets On The Punt 2

Get out and about and see the sights. Hire your own vehicle or take a tour. Ride with us offer private transport options and tour services around Victoria for everyone to enjoy! Including your four-legged friend.

If you’re in Melbourne, check out the Royal Botanic Gardens. Punting on the lake provides private tours for you to revel in a scenic trip with minimal effort. You can relax as you take a gentle 30-minute punt around the Ornamental Lake. And the best part is dogs are practically encouraged.  Check out our blog Pets on the Punt for more details.

Lastly, you can jump on board the Mary Valley Rattler and soak up some rich history in Queensland. Start your journey at Gympie Station and head over to Amamoor. Aboard, you can enjoy the beautiful scenery while passing through the charming town of Dagun. Be sure to keep your eyes peeled and cameras ready for the incredible wildlife residing in the Amamoor State Forest. Our blog, Pets on Board the Mary Valley Rattler has all the details you need.



Doga By The Harbour

We’re guessing walkies are potentially your dog’s favourite way to squeeze in a workout. Exploring out in nature is a great enrichment activity for many pets, and humans! Head over to our blog 7 Best Dog Walks in the Blue Mountains for some incredible hikes in this picturesque region of NSW.

Missing the gym? Stay active on holiday with Pet-friendly fitness classes. The Rancan Sisters host regular outdoor sessions in Sydney. Get fit without leaving your dog behind at one of their group circuits on Balmoral Beach. And for you yogis and dogis, there’s doggy yoga – or Doga classes at the Coolangatta Beach Front on the Gold Coast.


Get Pampered

Yondah Beach House

Fancy a cosy night in? Book a stay at a pet-friendly hotel and treat yourselves to some decadent dining by ordering room service. Read our Pet-Friendly Easter Breaks blog for some of our favourite spots across Australia.

Or, for something a little different, Pooches & Pinot offers dog-friendly wine tasting tours in the Yarra Valley. Keep your pooch by your side while you’re treated to some world-class wine tasting. This laid-back tour pampers dogs with gourmet treats and gifts them a hand-embroidered bandana to take home. The experience also includes lunch at some of the region’s best dog-friendly spots.