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July 11, 2022

Pet Friendly Geelong

Pet-Friendly Geelong

Located southwest of Melbourne, Geelong is known for its festivals and events, it is also Victoria’s second-largest city. Only about an hour’s drive from Melbourne,  explore what the area has to offer with your pet.


Pet-Friendly Accommodation


R Hotel Geelong 

Rh Hotel

This modern serviced apartment hotel has well-equipped rooms, which have a selection of self-contained 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom apartments, some of which are dog-friendly. They are pawfectly located opposite Austin Park green space & Eastern Beach offering plenty of space inside & out!

10 Bellerine Street, Geelong 3220

T 03 4206 0500





Geelong Surfcoast Hwy Holiday Park

With very friendly owners, this park welcomes pets on powered and unpowered sites and also has some cabins available for those travelling with fur friends – but these are popular and get booked out fast on weekends – so be sure to book ahead.

Facilities include a swimming pool, BBQ area, laundrette, and more.

621 Surf Coast Hwy, Duneed 3216

T 03 5264 1243




Pet friendly Geelong

The 1-bedroom apartment is within close driving distance to everything Geelong has to offer. City shopping, cafes and restaurants, and coffee shops. The beaches are as close as the ring road (3 mins drive) and then Ocean Beaches about 25 minutes by car. Ideal for couples, small families, and business people. Pets allowed: 1 dog less than 25kgs

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Farm Cottage on the Bellarine Peninsula

Pet Friendly Geelong

This 3-bedroom fully renovated circa 1920s farm cottage is modernised while maintaining period charm. Set in the heart of the Bellarine Peninsula (close to all its attractions and treasures) on a 20-acre block in a country location, it is family & pet friendly. The property is fully fenced but NOTE is farm fencing. From $193 per night.

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Pet-Friendly Cafes


Sodi Café is a truly dog-friendly venue, which has a roomy outdoor courtyard and serves puppycinos and pupcakes. They can even organise a birthday cake for your dog! 149 Pakington St, Geelong West

Edge Geelong with outdoor seating and water views, this restaurant and bar welcome pets on the dog-friendly deck. 6-8 Eastern Beach Road, Geelong

Box Office Cafe celebrates local produce and is a dog friendly and kid friendly cafe. 77 Preston St, Geelong West



Pet-Friendly Activities


Take your pooch to the popular Eastern Beach Geelong. Furry friends are allowed on the sand and in the water at Eastern Beach, but they need to be leashed at all times.


Go for walkies along The Bellarine Rail Trail, a 35 kilometre trail that links South Geelong to Queenscliff following the alignment of the historical Geelong


Cocktails at The Bellarine Distillery, the first gin distillery on the Bellarine Peninsula.


Lunch and wine at Terindah Estate, the Bellarine’s premier boutique venue.


Searoad Ferries


Another option is to take Searoad Ferries, which links the Bellarine to the Mornington Peninsula or there’s the Bellarine Rail Trail, where you can see historic trains in action – the route runs from the old Drysdale railway station to Queenscliff.

Make a splash at Narrows Beach, which has an off-leash area between Roddick Grove at Point Lonsdale and Fraser Street, Queenscliff, where you’ll find an off-leash stretch of beach. Feeling thirsty? Why not spend some time sipping wine with your best mate at Basil’s Farm’s cellar door? Or visit the Geelong Botanical Gardens and grab a coffee at the café kiosk.


With so much to do in Geelong, from sampling the beach life to historic trails, Geelong is pet friendly and worth a visit!