5 summer holiday destinations to enjoy with your dog

As Australia comes out of Covid lockdown, we are super excited for the adventures that await and the opportunity to enjoy a holiday either interstate or somewhere different to home. With that in mind, we thought we would share 5 great holiday destinations you can enjoy with your dog this summer!


Riverwood Downs – Camping and river swimming with pets

Just 2.5 hours from Sydney, hidden in a valley on a beautiful mountain near the Hunter region of NSW lies Riverwood Downs, a magnificent 750 acre property in a World Heritage Wilderness area called The Barrington Tops.

Accommodation includes spa cabins and cottages as well as riverside camping spots where dogs are welcome and can even dine out with you at the on-site Hounds Breath café!



Phillip Island & Phillip Island Winery

Phillip Island offers a wonderful opportunity to holiday with your dog with an abundance of dog friendly beaches and self contained accommodation options. While you’re there you can visit Phillip Island Winery, A winery that really loves pooches. Dogs are welcome in the outdoor dining area and there is even a doggy menu of treats for them.


QT Hotel – Surfers Paradise

For an upmarket, glam weekend away with your 4-legged pal you can’t go past the QT hotel on the Gold Coast.

 If your K9 is under 20 kilos, get ready for a special QT breed of doggo indulgence. Their pet-friendly rooms come with fetching features, including a poochie cute mini bar packed with treats for whining and dining. And decadent in-room dogs’ dinner menus designed by QT Head of Treats Nic Wood.

At selected properties a Director of Chaos is ready for walkie service, and our bespoke pupQ grooming will leave your bestie washed, maltese-d and looking doggone gorgeous!




Bruny Island Private Camping

This slice of paradise on Bruny Island is the perfect place for a camping holiday with your fur pal.

Situated on a  privately owned 50 acre forest, the campground boasts 3/4 of a kilometre of stunning coastline and private rainforest as well as a dog friendly beach.

Situated in a sheltered corner of  Cloudy Bay, surrounded by dramatic walks and spectacular coastline to explore, with the main attractions of Bruny Island close by. Relax with some fishing or enjoy the outstanding surfing beaches with your best friend.



Kangaroo Lodge – Yallingup

Wake up to serenity, kangaroos and idyllic views in this stunning rural holiday home.

Tucked away on more than five acres of countryside, this beautiful property is centrally located between Dunsborough and Yallingup and is a short drive to many of the region's main attractions. Kangaroo Lodge is a spacious and very comfortable, dog friendly home.

Planning a summer trip with your dog? DOOG has all the gear you need for your dog friendly trip away including travel bowls, pick up bags, dog walking belts and training gear. 












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