We wrote up this article on dog friendly weekend getaways VIC, Australia to help families and friends find ideal spots to check out on their holiday’s away from home.
The best dog friendly weekend getaways Victoria
We covered the following areas for pet friendly weekend getaways VIC.
- Dog friendly weekend getaways Gippsland
- Dog friendly weekend getaways High Country
- Dog friendly weekend getaways Melbourne
- Dog friendly weekend getaways Daylesford
- Dog friendly weekend getaways Macedon Ranges
- Dog friendly weekend getaways Yarra Valley
- Dog friendly weekend getaways Dandenongs
- Dog friendly weekend getaways Mornington Peninsula
- Dog friendly weekend getaways Phillip Island
- Dog friendly weekend getaways Geelong
- Dog friendly weekend getaways The Bellarine
- Dog friendly weekend getaways Great Ocean Road
- Dog friendly weekend getaways The Grampians
- Dog friendly weekend getaways The Gold Fields
- Dog friendly weekend getaways The Murray
Gippsland & High Country
Adobe Abodes – Malacoota
For something a bit different, Adobe Abodes are mud brick holiday units in the popular Malacoota Point area.
Trevor and Jennifer own units 1, 2, 5 and 6 that are all available as pet friendly holiday accommodation.
Dogs stay for free and there is no bond which makes it a great spot for dog friendly weekend getaways VIC.
They must be on a leash when outside.
PH: 0499 777 968 (Trevor and Jennifer)
17-19 Karbeethong Ave, Mallacoota Inlet, VIC 3892
Cuddledoon Cottage – Rutherglen
This property is a 2-bedroom Miners Cottage dating from 1899 and withing walking distance to the main street and restaurants.
They are dog friendly and the property has an enclosed yard which is perfect for dog friendly weekend getaways VIC.
We would suggest contacting them to confirm you have a dog before making your booking.
PH: 02 6032 7107 (Area code 02 is correct)
Bookings online through https://www.cuddledoon.com.au/
13 Hunter Street, Rutherglen, VIC 3685
Melbourne & beyond
(includes Daylesford & Macedon Ranges, Yarra Valley & Dandenongs, Mornington Peninsula & Phillip Island)
Element Melbourne – Richmond
This hotel is located near the Yarra River in Melbourne; with Richmond only 3-KM from the CBD.
The area is well known for discount shopping and is a popular eating out destination.
This hotel offers free WIFI, 24-hour fitness centre, has an inhouse bar and restaurant, has 24-hour paid parking available and is pet friendly.
There is a maximum of 2 pets, with a maximum weight of 20KG per room.
There is a non-refundable fee of $30.
If booking a pet as part of your stay you need to make your booking direct to the hotel on the following number.
PH: 03 9112 8888
588 Swan Street, Richmond, Melbourne, VIC 3121
Chestnut Glade Luxury Cottage Accommodation – Yarra Valley area
Chestnut Glade luxury cottages are set on a 20-acre Chestnut farm near Mt Dom in the Yarra Valley area.
The location is all about going back to nature, relaxing and unwinding which is why they have a minimum 2-night stay policy for weekends.
However, you are only around 20KM from Healesville, famous for its local wineries.
If you book direct to the property only your cottage fridge will have ample supplies for you to make a cooked breakfast each day of your stay.
This complimentary feature is not given when bookings are through an external booking platform.
There are 3-cottages of which Lucenti Cottage is for dog friendly holiday accommodation; a kennel is provided.
There is a no dogs and no smoking policy inside the cottage.
This Yarra Valley property sure matches our requirement of “holiday cottages Victoria dog friendly”.
PH: 03 5963 7103 or 0405794668
Enquiries by phone or email at and bookings online through https://chestnutglade.com.au/availability-and-bookings-accommodation/
20 Manby Road, Narbethong, VIC 3778
Geelong, The Bellarine, Great Ocean Road & The Grampians
Front Beach Torquay
One key feature of this location is that the property is opposite the family and dog friendly Front Beach in Torquay.
This area is also considered to be the start of the Great Ocean Road region and a great stop over for dog friendly weekend getaways VIC.
The beach house has off street parking, 2-bedrooms, has a fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, a washing machine and drier, TV and DVD.
The property is dog friendly, although you need to make sure that your pet cannot escape from the yard.
Your dog can sleep inside provided you brought your own bedding for it.
You need to clean up after your pet; a cleaning fee will be charged otherwise.
PH: 0408 395 312
Bookings online through http://frontbeachtorquay.com/contact/
2A Price Street, Torquay, VIC 3228
Grampians Getaway – Halls Gap
Halls Gap is a tourist village right in the heart of The Grampians.
It’s a great base and a balance between accommodation houses, shops and restaurants as well as fantastic views, waterfalls, waterways and walks as well as natural flora and fauna.
This getaway is on a 50HA property that is dog friendly.
Accommodation is a series of 3-bedroom pyramids with a high standard of fit-out and well distanced from each other for privacy.
Because dogs are not permitted in the Grampians National Park, this property makes a great base. Another awesome feature is the 6-acre private lake for swims, an enclosed yard and an 8KM local walking trail for exercise.
There are charges for cleaning and conditions that have to be adhered to.
Here is a link to their current Pet Policy to read before making your booking. https://grampiansgetaway.com/pet-friendly-grampians/
PH: 03 5356 4448
For enquiries and bookings online through https://grampiansgetaway.com/contact/
5 Trajul Road, Halls Gap, VIC 3381
The Gold Fields & The Murray
112 Olive Apartments – Mildura
These 2-bedroom apartments are all ground level with no steps to climb. All units are recently renovated.
They are close to central Mildura, 2-supermarkets, a cinema and museum.
They are dog friendly and you should contact them to get approval before making your booking.
PH: 0427 237 860
Bookings online through https://112olive.com.au/
112 Olive Ave, Mildura VIC 3500
Dunstans Guest House – Mount Clear (Ballarat area)
Mount Clear is a semi-rural area south of Ballarat city in what is known as Canadian Creek Valley.
It is a drive of 7-minute to Ballarat and 5-minutes to Sovereign Hill.
The property has free parking and WIFI, along with a spa bath and fireplace to enjoy.
They are dog friendly with approval prior to making your booking.
PH: 03 5330 2259 or 0490 330 863
Bookings by phone or online through https://www.facebook.com/dunstansgh/
129 Mansfield Ave, Mount Clear, VIC 3350
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