Are you ready to take an Australian vacation and looking for dog-friendly accommodation in South Australia? With Covid-19 having turned the world upsidedown, many have found themselves housebound or stuck in the same State with their pets stuck indoors for months on end. With restrictions lifting, now is the perfect time to pack your bags and your pooch in the car, and head off into the wild blue yonder for a well-earned vacation.
A great idea is to make a road trip. There are plenty of places to see along the way. Either heading inland or via the coast and perfect for staying at Dog-Friendly Accommodation in South Australia.
There is always caravan parks and AirBnB’s, but often we want a nicer style of accommodation.
Here is our list of the Top Ten
in South Australia
Dog-Friendly Accommodation in South Australia
Front Nine Then Dine – Normanville – Fleurieu Peninsula
This is a two-storey holiday townhouse located in the stunning Links Lady Bay area of the famous Fleurieu. Large balcony with a 6 seat outdoor setting is ideal to settle down in the evening with a drink or why not cook a BBQ and enjoy the summer sunsets.
The 3 spacious bedrooms with master bedroom upstairs and a rear courtyard.
The garage has been converted into a kids area with lounge & TV. Their guests also have use of four complimentary bikes along with helmets (the law in SA) and numerous board games.
You’ll love this area.
Dog-Friendly Accommodation in South Australia – River Murray
River Wren Houseboats – River Murray
Exclusive to Riverglen Marina and less than 1 hours drive from Adelaide; there are six ‘River Wrens’ in the houseboat range waiting for you to enjoy your boating holiday.
Great for groups of up to six people and remember to bring your own dog bed and extras.
The area is perfect for nature lovers, adventurers, photographers, fishing, swimming or relaxing and why not enjoy a BBQ at sunset – perfect!
Dog-Friendly Accommodation in South Australia – Clare Valley
Molly’s Chase Log Cabin B&B– Clare Valley
There are two self-contained log cabins both with 2 Queen-sized bedrooms. Linen is supplied but bring your own dog needs.
There is a combustion stove with wood supplied.
You’ll love the spa bath to relax after a long day with reverse cycle airconditioning for both weather extremes. Breakfast is a make-your-own and included.
The property is fenced at the boundary but is not dog-proof (nor roo proof or deer-proof so keep your dog on a lead please).
Minimum 2-night stay.
Close to the winery cellar doors and historic Sevenhill Church and Mintaro village is also closeby.
Dog-Friendly Accommodation in South Australia – Bridgewater, Adelaide Hills
Bridgewater Dog’n’Me Cottage – Adelaide Hills
Leafy village of Bridgewater is famous in the Adelaide Hills and a favourite area to visit – making it a pleasant retreat from the city hustle and bustle. Known for art, bushwalking, quaint villages and historic pubs.
Easy access to the main freeway and only a short 25-minute drive will take you to the centre of Adelaide, and Wineries are open with cellar doors in the area which is great for lunch.
At the end of the day why not relax in comfort in this beautifully restored cottage.
Bring your pooch and escape to the countryside with friends or family. It’s a stay that you’ll never forget and you will love the local birdlife too.
Dog-Friendly Accommodation in South Australia – Auburn
Auburn Shiraz Motel – Auburn, Clare Valley
With a BBQ and swimming pool this is an affordable place to stay and base yourselves if you want to go touring the Clare Valley.
Located in the gateway to Clare Valley in South Australia, you’ll find the convenience of a supermarket, and most shopping and dining wants nearby – all within easy walking distance to the motel, so great for the daily dog walks.
Auburn was established in 1849, and quite a lovely little town.
A great place to bring your bikes and go cycling too.
We will be adding to this list.
What do you look for in pet-friendly accommodation?
Do you have any great places you’d suggest we plan a stay at next?