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February 19, 2019

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Pet-Friendly Byron Bay & Northern NSW

Looking for pet-friendly accommodation in Byron Bay & Northern NSW?

This section provides information on places to stay on the NSW North Coast with your pet. Please remember pet-friendly policies change frequently so always call before bookings to confirm pets are welcome.


NSW | Pet-Friendly Accommodation


Tropical Coast Retreat

Retreat Tropical Coast Nsw

This 4.5-star self-contained luxury pet-friendly accommodation site features all mod cons.  Set on a 35-acre property nestled on a mountain bluff with both ocean and hinterland views, close to Gold Coast Airport, Byron Bay, Tweed Heads, and Kingscliff. Enjoy the 15-metre pool, therapeutic spa, and sauna in the beautiful rainforest. You’ll feel like you’re a million miles from the hustle and bustle when you get away from the crowds, kick back, relax and de-stress.

249 Duranbah Road, Duranbah 2487

M 0434 141 796



Fig Tree Retro Studio
Fig Tree Retro Studio

This rustic studio is surrounded by nature and set on 6 private acres of lush greenery. It is the perfect central base to explore the Northern Rivers area, as it’s located halfway between the idyllic Byron Bay and the trendy Gold Coast. Fully furnished and self-contained, Fig Tree Retro Studio boasts eco-friendly features such as its zinc and recycled timber building structure; collection and usage of rainwater; and greywater distribution. In addition to having a kitchenette, ceiling fans, electric heater, spacious deck, and free WIFI, the studio also has an outdoor garden area with a BBQ, retro table and chairs, and an umbrella to enjoy the private outlook and peaceful views. A “Welcome Hamper” is provided at Fig Tree Retro Studio. Small breeds of dogs are welcome.

26 Spring Valley Road, Cudgera Creek 2484

M 04 22 517 366




The Brunswick

The Brunswick 1

Offering a pet-friendly room for guests travelling with their furry companions. Imagine strolling along the pristine river, exploring the quaint fishing village, and indulging in delicious food options while your four-legged friend enjoys every moment by your side. Please note that all dogs must be approved prior to arrival to ensure a comfortable and safe stay for everyone. For bookings and pet approval, kindly contact directly. Whether your journey is for business or leisure, this haven beckons as a place to bask in the sun day after day, evoking the leisurely spirit of a perpetual Sunday, where one can delight in life’s uncomplicated pleasures.

Cnr of Fawcett and Tweed Streets, Brunswick Heads NSW 2483

T 02 6685 1860




Tenterfield Lodge & Caravan Park

Tenterfield Lodge and Caravan Park

This very pet-friendly park even has its own dog wash facility with a dedicated free washing machine for pet blankets in exchange for a gold coin donation to the RSPCA. The park has two non-ensuite pet-friendly cabins and one pet-friendly ensuite cabin available. Sites are level and you can choose a site with a concrete slab or an all-grass site. There is no additional cost for a drive-through site. All sites within the park are pet friendly.

2 Manners Street, Tenterfield  2372

T 02 6736 1477




Barefoot at Broken Head

Barefoot Pet Friendly

Escape into a rainforest oasis with a modern Balinese feel. This 5-bedroom luxury beach house welcomes dogs and is a 10 minute-drive from Byron Bay. The huge central living area opens up through accordion doors to the tropical garden in which are set the four other buildings, where the families and couples that make up your party can escape for perfect privacy when they desire. The accommodation also consists of huge common areas for when you would all like to commune. Your furry friends will love the huge yard at Barefoot at Broken Head, and you can rest easy with a solid fence fully enclosing the property.

137 Broken Head Reserve Road, Broken Head, 2481

M 0411 888 448 





Byron Bay Hotel & Apartments

Byron Bay Hotel & Apartments

Stylish boutique hotel and apartments located right in the heart of Byron Bay

Offering pet-friendly accommodation for you and your companion so you can explore Byron Bay with your four-legged friend! You must call ahead to request these rooms. The accommodation is surrounded by vibrant cafes, restaurants and fashion boutiques with glorious Main Beach just 150 metres away. Facilities include free WiFi, free onsite car-parking (subject to availability) and an outdoor swimming pool. Other types of pets may also be considered – call to discuss.

20-22 Fletcher Street, Byron Bay 2481

T 02 6639 8700



Tallow Beach Motel

Tallow Beach Motel

This motel is situated in a peaceful location, across the road from the iconic dog-friendly Tallow Beach. The motel offers self-contained rooms and securely fenced dog-friendly rooms for you and your furry friend. Most rooms at the motel feature a queen-size bed, ceiling fans, TV, bar fridge, and microwave. Some studio rooms also have a kitchenette and air-conditioning. The small basic budget rooms have their own courtyard and ceiling fan only. New wifi (Starlink) recently installed fast and reliable reception in all rooms.

Tallow Beach Motel is a 5-minute walk from the local pub, cafe and shops and is 5 km from the cafés and restaurants of central Byron Bay. There is a local bus service to and from the town centre which stops in front of the motel. Local activities include surfing and fishing at Broken Head Nature Reserve, only a 10-minute walk away. E-bike rental, drop off and pick up from outside your door, a great way to get around town and explore the stunning beaches of the Byronshire.

Palm trees and sun loungers surround the outdoor magnesium pool. Guests can also relax in a quiet corner of the lush gardens.

108 Alcorn St, Suffolk Park 2481

T 02 6685 3369





Reflections Holiday Parks Shaws Bay

Reflections Shaw Bay

Perfectly positioned, this pet-friendly caravan park, set in a waterside location, offers great hospitality and walking tracks to take your dog nearby.

Located two hours south of Brisbane,  this park offers a range of accommodation and even has a dog wash for visiting canines. The park is well maintained with clean amenities and there is a pub next door serving tasty fish and chips.

Dogs are permitted at Reflections Holiday Parks Shaws Bay year-round on sites and selected cabins.

1 Brighton Street, East Ballina 2478

T  02 6686 2326




Ingenia Holidays – Byron Holiday Park

Enjoy spacious 28 acres of natural parklands with wallabies, echidnas, koalas and myriad of native birds. The park had direct access to leash-free Tallow Beach, bordered by Arakwal National Park and a pristine tea-tree lake. A tranquil haven for your holiday, within 5 minutes’ drive of the famous, vibrant and unique Byron Bay town centre. Offering Pet Friendly sites, subject to availability and blackout dates may apply.

5-37 Broken Head Road, Byron Bay 2481

T 02 6685 6751



Genie House

pet friendly byron bay

This 3-bedroom self-contained guesthouse with free Wifi, Netflix & Foxtel is within a 10-minute stroll to the town centre offers guests a complimentary bottle of bubbles & fresh flowers on arrival. Located in a quiet neighbourhood. Please inform your hosts if you intend bringing your dog/s [limit 2 dogs only please]. House-trained dogs are most welcome. The front yard is grassed, secure and fully fenced [fence height is 1.2 metres]. Your dog is welcome to sleep inside during the day and night. Please bring your own pet bedding. Pet feeding bowls are supplied.

Enquire now



Hosanna Farm Stay

pet friendly nsw

Set on 100-acres, this dog-friendly farm stay offers accommodation to individuals, families, groups, and schools. Camp in the Northern Rivers with your dog and enjoy the swimming dam, a wood-fired sauna or a ‘hob’ to cook over your own campfire.

4 Tunnel Road, Stokers Siding 2484

T 02 6677 9023





Shambhala @ Byron

This unique rainforest retreat is set on Belongil beach and has absolute beachfront access with awarding majestic ocean views. Accommodating up to 13 people in 3 self-contained cottages and a charming studio that provides a seamless blend of indoor and outdoor living spaces.  Sarita is the pet-friendly retreat on the riverside of Shambhala. The property is suitable for small/mid-sized dogs and cats.

14 Childe Street, Byron Bay 2481
T 02 6680 7563



Byron Bay Pet

This stylish 3-bedroom beachfront house is located in the exclusive and secure Pavilions Enclave. The lawns and gardens front directly to the National park rainforest and the beach. Situated at Broken Head, at the southern end of the beach stretching from the Byron Bay Light House to Broken Head headland. A short five minute drive takes you to all the best eateries and bars Byron has to offer. The fully-equipped kitchen with expansive island bench and seamless connection between indoor and outdoor living makes entertaining a breeze – the perfect spot to create cherished memories with loved ones.
Pet-friendly to ensure your furry companions revel in the vacation experience too! Small well-behaved dogs are considered and the property is fully fenced for their safety. The nearest dog beach is five minutes drive away at Suffolk Park. Broken Head is a National Park, no dogs are allowed in the National Park or on Broken Head beach. Pets must be authorised by management prior to check in, a $75 pet fee and T&C’s apply. . Small to medium-sized well-behaved dogs are considered. There is a leash-free dog beach nearby at Suffolk Park.
The Beach House has a sister property right next-door – a luxury one bedroom fully self-contained studio ‘The Bungalow’. The two properties can be interconnected via a private gate to enable uninterrupted private access. Combining the two properties is a favourite for families holidaying with grandparents.

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Byron Bay pet friendly

This delightful 1-bedroom cottage welcomes dogs inside. Set on a 10 acres property in Coorabell the cottage is well away from the main house. The property is not fenced. It’s a great place to stay and explore the beautiful area. From $165 per night.

Coorabell, Byron Bay Hinterland

T 02 66847171




Ballina Beach Nature Resort

Ballina Beach Cp

Feel new again and discover the escape you crave – whether it’s the exhilarating joy of a morning swim, the awe produced by a sunrise over the ocean, or kayaking with dolphins; reconnecting with nature has never been easier in the Byron Bay region at Ballina Beach Nature Resort.

This Ballina beach resort offers glamping tents, campsites, cabins caravan sites & holiday villas, which are more than suitable for your furry friends, significant other, or your (ordinary) friends!

440 South Ballina Beach Rd, South Ballina 2478

T 02 66863347




Brunswick Heads Chalet Motel 

Brunswick Heads Chalet Motel

This stylish pet-friendly motel has 12 rooms which include laptop-friendly workspaces and air conditioning, as well as perks, such as separate sitting areas and separate dining areas. Pets are allowed for an extra charge of AUD 50 per accommodation, per stay. Service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees. Welcoming dogs only. Check-in from 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi, enjoy the pool, Designer toiletries, and Smart TVs with Netflix.

68 Tweed St, Brunswick Heads 2483

T 02 6685 1257




Alstonville Country Cottages

One and two-bedroom self-contained cottages with ocean views, set on 42 acres. Plenty of space for your pet. Wonderful walks through the rainforest down to the creek for a swim. The owners have fun relaxing on the pet-safe decks! Spa cottage suitable for romantic getaways, larger cottages for families and groups. Other features include;  rainforest walks, large swimming pool, wood-fired pizza oven and farm animals.

7 Alstonville Cemetery Road, Alstonville 2477

T 02 66281696




Cromwell Farm House, Byron Bay Hinterland

Cromwell Farmhouse Byron Hinterland Accommodation 28

The Cromwell Farm House in the Byron Bay Hinterland offers quality, pet-friendly accommodation for up to 8 guests. An original 1910 Farm House on a working farm in the Byron Bay Hinterland, Cromwell Farm House offers family and pet-friendly luxury, ideal for long stays, with lots of space. Only 30 minutes or less to Byron Bay, Bangalow, and Mullumbimby. Complete with a north-facing pool, fully stocked kitchen, hot tub and a cosy indoor fire for the cooler months. You’ll be woken by roosters and natural light. Expect working tractors, shuffling pigs, and breathe in the sweet farm air whilst taking in the sweeping views. Plenty of room for your pets to roam – the Farm House is a delight for humans and animals alike!

191 Sheaffes Road, Goonengerry 2482

T – 0447 755 440 




Middle Shed

Middle Shed

Middle Shed is a pet-friendly open-concept farm cottage that accommodates two guests. This is a beautiful, spacious place to stay full of rustic furnishings, vintage décor, stunning windows and timbers, and sturdy, timeless pieces. All the modern amenities within a country-style space. Middle Shed is only 30 minutes or less to Byron Bay, Bangalow, and Mullumbimby.

Watch the sunset over the valley from your outdoor bath, cook up a feast in our fully stocked kitchen or explore the farm with your furry friend. Situated on our hinterland farm, you can expect working tractors, shuffling pigs, sweet fresh air and sweeping views. Middle Shed is a delight for humans and animals alike!

191 Sheaffes Road, Goonengerry 2482

M 0447 755 440 




Birdie View

pet friendly Brunswick Head

Spacious 2-bedroom unit located in a quiet complex with swimming pool. Featuring large tiled lounge area & separate dining area with open plan kitchen. Air-conditioned living area & main bedroom with ensuite. Backing onto the renowned Ocean Shores Country Club Championship Golf Course, this property includes a good size fenced yard with a paved outdoor entertaining area. Short drive to local beaches & shops.  This property allows dogs (limit 1 total) with a maximum weight of up to 55 lb per pet. $450 – 3 night stay   Weekly from 700pw – $1650pw.

7/10 Balemo Dr, Ocean Shores 2483

T 02 66851839

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Carmel by the Sea

Fawsett pet friendly Brunswick Head

Beautifully presented 2-bedroom unit featuring a garden setting courtyard with outside shower & second outdoor area with bbq. Main bedroom with ensuite & plenty of robe space. Tiled open plan living leading onto the well equipped kitchen. Linen included & pet friendly. Well-positioned – everything is within walking distance. There are restaurants and cafes nearby. The river is a short stroll and the beach a 5-minute walk. It is a family and dog-friendly community. There are 2 bikes and 2 kayaks that guests are welcome to use. $500 – 3 night stay   Weekly bookings from $750pw – $1650pw

Fawcett Street, Brunswick Heads 2483

T 02 66851839



Big4 Saltwater – Yamba

Big4 Saltwater @ Yamba Holiday Park 1

This popular family-friendly holiday park has a selection of cabins, powered and unpowered sites available for guests travelling with a dog. There are 6 Figtree cabins, 3 Banksia cabins and 3 Casuarina cabins available for dogs without size restrictions. Dogs are welcome during school holiday periods. Facilities include a water park, swimming pool, playground, canoeing, BBQ, coffee shop and more. It is preferred that dog bookings are taken over the phone so the appropriate cabin can be allocated.

286 O’Keefes Lane, Palmers Island, 2463

T 02 6646 0255



Solitary Islands Resort

Solitary Islands Resort

Located south of Yamba and surrounded by beautiful coastlines this park welcomes dogs on powered sites and in the designated pet-friendly cabins only – conditions apply. A maximum of 2 dogs per site and 1 dog in the pet-friendly cabin (small & medium dogs only.) All pet bookings must go through the office – call ahead first. Cats also welcome.

North Street, Wooli 2462

T 1800 003 031

Finns Beach House

Finns Beach House

This 4-bedroom pet-friendly house, situated on the beachfront of Wooli, is fully fenced and has a laidback beach vibe ideal for a family holiday. The house is well equipped with lots of little extras to make your stay a pleasant one. Brightly decorated in retro beach style, wooden floorboards throughout, dining areas inside and out. Linen and bath towels are included in your nightly rate. With easy access to the beach and a short stroll to the beautiful Wooli River on the other side of the peninsula, you’ll love Finns Beach House. While pets are welcome inside, please keep them off the furniture and beds. From $200 per night.

106 Main Street, Wooli 2462

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Little River Cottage

With room for 6 guests and accommodating pets as well, Little River Cottage in Wooli is an A-Frame perfect for your next getaway. Expertly renovated and professionally styled, ‘Little River Wooli‘ offers you an idyllic holiday experience. Modern, yet casually comfortable, it’s a place to escape to a lifestyle of ultimate relaxation. The fresh living areas echo the home’s eclectic charm and flow onto serene outdoor retreats to enjoy at your leisure. Harmoniously balanced, the thoughtfully designed layout allows spaces to gather together, or to quietly slip away to a moonlit balcony. The yard is large and well-fenced – perfect for dogs. Welcoming dogs, cats, birds.

Little River Close, Wooli 2462

M 0447 755 440 






Hilldrop Motor Inn

Hilldrop Motor Inn

Thisaffordable country-style motel is situated just 10 mins drive west of the Grafton CBD, and allows domesticated pets inside. Horses are welcome however there is not a fenced yard so they must stay in horse float and be supervised. Cats also welcome.

There are 12 comfortable motel units all with TV, en-suite, tea and coffee, heaters and fans. The motel is very quiet with off street parking for your car at the motel unit door. Guests have access to a pool and all motel units have all linen and towels supplied. Rated 3 stars by AAA Tourism ( NRMA ).

706 Gwydir Hwy Waterview Heights, South Grafton 2460

T 1 800 622 355



Ulmarra River Retreat

Ulmarra River Retreat

This large, pet-friendly, 5-bedroom home is right on the riverfront in the quaint village of Ulmarra. It is a wholesome, homely space with simple vintage touches, quality linens and appliances, and botanical bathroom products. Perfectly positioned with absolute river frontage and pleasing gardens complete with plunge pool. Plus it’s just a few minutes walk to village centre stores, cafes and The Ulmarra Hotel. Accommodating up to 10 guests, our retreat has a cosy, country vibe to make you feel like you’re at home. Our beds are adorned with Hale Mercantile premium European linens and the bathrooms are stocked with luxurious iKOU botanical products. Equipped with a large and well-kitted-out kitchen for family feasts. Light the outdoor fire right on the river and watch the sun go down with your pooch. Welcoming dogs, cats, birds.

River Street, Ulmarra 2462

M 0447 755 440 




Tyndale Tourist Park Roadhouse

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This caravan park and roadhouse is located 12 kms south of Maclean and 30 kms north of Grafton in the northern rivers region of New South Wales. While dogs are welcome to stay at Tyndale (not in cabins) they must be leashed at all times. Birds are also welcome. With 10 acres available for walks and grassed sites, linen provided in cabins, hot/cold food & drinks available at roadhouse.

2848 Pacific Highway, Tyndale 2460

T 02 66476226


Big River Holiday Park & Ski Lodge

This holiday park is located right on the Clarence River in Grafton, NSW. With glassy water around every bend, Big River is the ultimate holiday destination for couples and families alike. Dogs allowed – conditions apply. Pets not allowed inside cabins.

166 Ski Lodge Road, Seelands 2460

T 02 6644 9324






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