Dog-Friendly Accommodation in Victoria

Are you ready to take an Australian vacation and looking for dog-friendly accommodation in Victoria? 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 Victoria

If you are packing up the car and driving from Queensland, or the ACT, then have a read of our great places to stay here.

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

Dog-Friendly Accommodation in Victoria


Dog-Friendly Accommodation in Victoria – St. Kilda, Melbourne

Wyndham Cottage – Former Caretaker’s Cottage, St. Kilda Melbourne

The old cottage sleeps up to 4 people and is private and secure with a large enclosed yard and also a sunny courtyard. It even has a gas BBQ. The lush garden includes a nice fish pond, along with the fruit trees and herbs you can pick when cooking. BBQ Facilities are available onsite.

Wyndham Cottage is just 10 minutes walk to the St Kilda Beach. Acland street and trendy Chapel Street are about 10 – 15 minutes walk away also so a great place to take your dog with you and enjoy a coffee or a meal.


Dog-Friendly Accommodation in Victoria – The Grampians

Grampians Getaway Pyramid –  The Grampians

Nestled at the base of the Grampians within native gardens, there are 6 unique free-standing pyramid accommodations. Youll find them strategically and privately positioned.

Youll love the nature that surrounds you and the unique feel to these wooden structures.

BBQ facilities and sleeps up to 7 people. We loved The Grampians!

Top Ten Things to Do for Families in the Grampians


Dog-Friendly Accommodation in Victoria – Great Ocean Road

Oakwood Retreat – Otway Ranges – near Apollo Bay, Great Ocean Road region, Victoria

I love a fire pit where we could toast marshmallows, and make potatoes in foil baked in the ashes.

This property is situated at the top of the Otways at Skenes Creek North, Apollo Bay.

It’s the perfect location for you and your loved ones to enjoy nature walks or trips to the beach.

Apollo Bay is 15 minutes away and Skenes Creek is an easy 10-minute drive.

This beautiful farmhouse boasts four-bedrooms, two-bathrooms fand has been fully revamped and situated in lush gardens.  Youll love the deck area too.

Dog-Friendly Accommodation in Victoria - The Grampians

©Exploramum – Great lookouts near the start of Great Ocean Road

Top Things to Do For Families on Great Ocean Road Victoria


Dog-Friendly Accommodation in Victoria – Cowes, Phillip Island

Anchorage Cottage – Ventnor – Cowes

At the rear of the cottage is a large partially covered deck with an outdoor setting and BBQ. This overlooks a private and fully fenced tree-shaded garden with beautiful Spring blossom.

Located midway along a meandering peaceful road, and only 5 kilometres from Cowes and close to the Penguin Parade and Grand Prix Circuit. The family beach is 5 minutes walk from the end of the road.

Ventnor is a tranquil holiday vacation location, with a family-friendly beach that fronts Western Port Bay.

We loved our stay on Phillip Island!

Top Things To Do On Phillip Island for Families


©Exploramum – Philip Island

Dog-Friendly Accommodation in Victoria – Healesville, Victoria

Healesville Holiday Cottage – Healesville

If you are looking for a charming, weatherboard home with polished floorboards, then you will love this property. Healesville’s main street with its cafes, restaurants and shops is in walking distance so great for walkies with your dog..

Loads of items included to relax and cook here.

©Exploramum – Great Ocean Road


We will be adding to this list.

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