Baxta’s favourite Aussie destinations with furry friends

Baxta’s favourite Aussie destinations with furry friends

Explore pet friendly resorts and pack your bags

Take your pick for a pet friendly holiday

Going on holiday doesn’t have to mean finding a kennel for your pooch. Never leave your dog with strangers again – here are 7 of Baxta’s favourite Aussie destinations with furry friends. 

#1: Lilianfels Resort & Spa, Blue Mountains, Sydney, NSW

If your pampered pooch needs a holiday as much as you do, Lilianfels Resort and Spa in the beautiful Blue Mountains is the luxurious option for your long weekend or extended holiday stay. 

This heritage-listed estate welcomes house-trained animals up to 20kg and features dog-friendly cuisine for your furry friend. Mountain air and your best friend? Yes, please.

#2: Abode, Narrabundah, ACT

Abode is a great pet-friendly hotel located in Australia’s capital city.

Just 10 minutes from Canberra International Airport and minutes from The National Gallery of Australia, The National Portrait Gallery, Questacon, The National Library and Parliament house Abode is the pawfect place to stay for a long weekend with your pooch. 

#3: SoYa Apartment Hotel, South Yarra, Melbourne, VIC

SoYa (an abbreviation of South Yarra), is the perfect inner-city spot for an exciting city getaway with your fur baby. They have pet-friendly rooms available and Netflix on tap! 

Between the spacey, clean and comfortable rooms and colourful artwork they’ve created a unique ambience which instantly makes you and Fido feel right at home. 

#4: Hilton, Adelaide, SA

You’ll make fond memories when you take your fur baby on a holiday to Hilton, Adelaide.

The concierge helps with not only hooman belongings but your pet’s food, mattress and toys as well. It’s all smiles and pats here. For your pet babies, of course!

#5: Horizons House, Peppermint Grove Beach, WA 

Just 50 metres from the ocean you can watch the dolphins swim past on the beautiful verandah. This luxury stay sleeps six people and has two private bathrooms.

All the living areas are tiled which is perfect for your pets and there’s a secure yard for your dogs which you can use while you’re at the property. 

It’s the pawfect place to come if you’re after an absolute beachfront escape. 

#6: Kings Canyon Resort, Northern Territory

This remote outback resort is set in the Watarrka National Park just west of Alice Springs.

It’s pet-friendly and a great place for sightseeing, recreation and a taste of Australia’s original outback. They offer a viewing platform which is a simply stunning location to view sunrise or sunset from as well as look right to the canyon.

#7: Villamarine Apartments, Cairns, Qld 

Villamarine Apartments is our top choice to stay in Northern Queensland if you’re after a short stay with your small pet.

Located just 50 metres from Yorkeys Knob Beach, you and your fur baby can enjoy an off-leash section. Think ocean on one side and native bushland on the other.

Villamarine is an amazing relaxing holiday resort. Its peaceful and serene surroundings are sure to lull you and your pooch to sleep each night of your stay.

Looking for other things to do with your dog? Here’s our list of dog-friendly beaches across Australia.

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