We have listed the best dog friendly holiday ideas South Australia.
If you are traveling around with your pets, be sure to check these ideal stays and explore the towns they are situated in.
When planning and booking your dog friendly accommodation in South Australia be mindful of the distances to travel as this affects your pet as well as you.
Aside from which you don’t want to rush through areas without experiencing what the state and its regions have to offer, rather than just having a different overnight stop each evening.
Pet Friendly Holiday Ideas SA
Here are our ideas for 10 dog friendly holidays ideas within South Australia:
- Pet friendly holidays ideas Limestone Coast
- Pet friendly holidays ideas Murray Lands
- Pet friendly holidays ideas Fleurieur Peninsula
- Pet friendly holidays ideas Kangaroo Island
- Pet friendly holidays ideas Yorke Peninsula
- Pet friendly holidays ideas Riverland
- Pet friendly holidays ideas Adelaide Hills
- Pet friendly holidays ideas Clare Valley
- Pet friendly holidays ideas Barossa
- Pet friendly holidays ideas Flinders Ranges
A detailed look at 10 dog-friendly holiday ideas
Pet Friendly Holidays Ideas SA
Limestone Coast , Murray Lands, & Riverland pet friendly holiday ideas
Sunland Holiday Village – Nora Creina (Limestone Coast)
NOTE: This property is a naturists resort set on 100HA of land with a beachfront of 1.3KM.
We have included the property as it adds another alternative experience for travelers and it does advertise as pet friendly.
They have powered and unpowered sites and there is also a number of permanent caravans onsite for hire.
You would need to call them and find out availability.
They are very strict on what is and isn’t acceptable behavior; the attached link is to their FAQ page;
PH: 08 8735 7280 or MOB: 0427 357 280
1149b Bog Lane, Nora Creina, SA 5276
Samphire Coorong Accommodation – near Meningie (Murraylands)
Meningie is the nearest town; about 10KM away. Adelaide is a 2-hour drive and Mt Gambier is 3-hours.
This is somewhere quiet to unwind and recharge your batteries.
The town is on the shores of Lake Alexandrina; a popular destination for all sorts of water activities as well as bird watching due to the rare and endangered wildlife in the area.
This property is off the grid and pet friendly, although they cannot be taken into the neighboring Coorong National Park. Their guest suite is a 2-bedroom, self-contained apartment.
You need to get your dog approved prior to making your booking; attached is a link to their current pet policy; https://www.samphirecoorongaccommodation.com/pets
PH: 0409 192 281 or 0484 627 500
Book online by phone or through https://www.samphirecoorongaccommodation.com/
15 Wren Ct, Meningie, SA 5264
Riverbush Holiday Cottages – near Berri (Riverland region)
Berri is a Riverland region town on the north bank of the Murray River, around 238KM NE of Adelaide. Tourism, orchards and vineyards cover large segments of the local economy.
This property is pet friendly, but not all cottages are included; you will need to discuss your needs prior to making your booking with them.
PH: 0412 977 099
Bookings by above phone number or online through http://www.riverbushcottages.com.au/
Old Sturt Highway (opposite the Big Orange), Berri, SA 5343
Adelaide pet friendly accommodation & beyond…
(includes Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu Peninsula, & Kangaroo Island pet friendly holiday ideas)
Haven Marina – Glenelg North (Adelaide)
Glenelg North is a seaside suburb, around 9KM from the Adelaide CBD with good public transport links if you don’t want to be driving in an unfamiliar city.
This property does have a dedicated pet friendly “Standard Queen” room, although it doesn’t have views.
Those rooms are limited in number and subject to availability.
The property has free parking, a great swimming pool and free WIFI from reception.
Here is a link to information on their current pet policy; https://www.haveninn.com.au/glenelg-beach-hotel-motel-accommodation-standard-pet-friendly
PH: 08 8350 5199
Bookings to the above phone number.
6-10 Adelphi Terrace, Glenelg North, SA 5045
Hilltop Too – Hahndorf (Adelaide Hills)
A very quaint and popular tourist and day trip destination.
The area has many wineries and gourmet food producers.
Pets can be allowed, subject to availability and at the managers discretion.
If approved there can be an additional cleaning charge.
If travelling as a couple the villa will be a single bedroom only. If more than 2 people in your party, then a 2nd bedroom is made available.
PH: 0411 860 737
Bookings by above phone or email, or online through https://www.hilltoptoo.com.au/en-us
2 Male Cres, Hahndorf, SA 5245
Seagrass Villas – Normanville (Fleurieu Peninsula)
Normanville is a coastal town on the western coast of the Fleurieu Peninsulas, and is around 77KM south from Adelaide.
It makes a great holiday destination as aside from the beaches there is fishing, snorkeling, diving, and wineries to explore.
These villas are self-contained and are pet friendly. Here is a link to their current dog policy so that you can read it prior to making your booking; https://www.seagrassvillasnormanville.com/dog-policy
PH: 0409400265 or 0409400385 (Jane and Lynn)
Bookings online through https://www.seagrassvillasnormanville.com/booking
5A Jetty Rd, Normanville, SA 5204
Antechamber Bay Retreats – Penneshaw (Kangaroo Island)
Penneshaw is a small town on the NE coast of Kangaroo Island.
It contains the main ferry port, making it a great base for a holiday on the island.
This retreat is a working property with 2 x self-contained cottages.
They are dog friendly upon application, subject to approval and to availability. There are other animals on the property.
PH: 08 8553 1444 or MOB: 0427 504 588
Enquiries by phone or online from website
Bookings online through https://antechamberbayretreats.com.au/
2131A Cape Willoughby Road, Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, SA 5222
Barossa, Clare Valley & Yorke Peninsula pet friendly holiday ideas
Gabel Hill Studio Retreat – Angaston (Barossa Valley)
Angaston is a small town on the eastern side of the Barossa Valley, and is situated around 77KM NE of Adelaide.
Like many towns in the valley, wineries and tourism are key contributors to the local economy.
This retreat is a country-style B&B with 2-bedrooms; both with Queen beds.
It is a working farm, and they are pet-friendly which you need to discuss by email prior to booking as it is subject to approval.
PH: 0411 024 717 (Julie)
102 Gawler Park Road, Angaston, SA 5353
Molly’s Chase – Gillentown (Clare Valley)
Gillentown is a small locality just south of Clare.
This retreat is a log cabin B&B set on 50-acres to give you that authentic country-feel and experience.
There are 2 self-contained cabins, both are 2-bedrooms; all are Queen size beds.
There is a lot of native wildlife on the property.
They are dog friendly for well-behaved pets and you should contact them to discuss your dog prior to booking. The have a minimum 2-night booking.
PH: 0413 550 225
Enquiries and bookings online through http://www.mollyschase.com.au/
269 Leighton Rd, Gillentown, SA 5453
Port Broughton Tourist Park – Yorke Peninsula
Port Broughton is a small seaside town on the NE coastline of the Yorke Peninsular.
It is around 170KM NW from Adelaide and 56KM S of Port Pirie.
The population is just over 1,000 people, but thanks to tourism can be 4 times that figure in the holidays.
This tourist park has powered and unpowered camping and caravan sites as their pet friendly accommodation options.
You will need to apply prior to making your booking as approval is subject to availability and the managers approval. Here is a link to their pet policy; https://www.portbroughtontouristpark.com.au/pet-friendly/
PH: 08 8635 2188
Bookings online through https://www.portbroughtontouristpark.com.au/
2 Barker Street, Port Broughton, SA 5522
Eyre Peninsula, Flinders Ranges & the Outback pet friendly holiday ideas
Whyalla Caravan Park – Mullaquana (Eyre Peninsula)
Mullaquana is a locality that adjoins the southern side of the city of Whyalla.
It is sometimes billed as the quieter alternative.
This caravan park has powered and unpowered sites as their dog friendly accommodation option.
Dogs are not permitted in any of the park buildings or cabin options.
They must be on a lead at all times.
We suggest you contact them prior to making your booking.
PH: 08 8645 9357
Bookings online through https://www.whyallacaravanpark.com.au/
1 Mullaquana Road, Mullaquana, SA 5608
Bendleby Ranges – Orroroo (Flinders Ranges)
Orroroo is a small town in the Yorke and mid-North region of the state. It is situated around 100KM SE of Port Augusta and 273KM N of Adelaide.
It is a cross roads town; Adelaide-Darwin and Sydney-Perth.
Bendleby Ranges is a working station and adventure tourism property that is also pet friendly.
Pets must be on a leash at all times.
There are a variety of accommodation options including camp sites (some powered, some unpowered), remote sites and cabins, cottages and shearers quarters.
Contact the staff first as you dog may be subject to approval and it will be subject to availability.
PH: (08) 8658 9064 (Kylie & Charlie Luckraft and Jane & Warren Luckraft)
Enquiries by above phone number or email from their website.
Bookings by phone or email online through https://www.bendlebyranges.com.au/
741 Crotta Road, Orroroo, SA 5431
Underground BnB – Coober Pedy (Outback SA)
This property is a 4-bedroom underground home; 3-bedrooms with private ensuites and the 4th bedroom uses the main bathroom.
They are dog friendly, but not in all rooms and are subject to availability and the managers approval.
You will need to contact them regarding your dog prior to making your booking.
PH: 08 8672 5301
Bookings online through https://www.undergroundbandb.com.au/
Lot 1647 Potch Gully Rd, Coober Pedy, SA 5723