Dog Destination Guide

April 22nd, 2016

Dogs are such a big part of our family that we want to take them wherever we go, whether it’s on holiday or just a fun day out. From dog-friendly parks and camping sites to hotels and events, there’s a tail-wagging place for every dog and his owner to enjoy together. A popular place for dog-loving travellers in America is the Dog Bark Park Inn in Idaho, which is a giant building shaped like a Beagle, complete with doggy-themed amenities such as doggy pillows and doggy biscuits on arrival.

But you don’t have to travel across the world to have your dog-loving fun. Caroline Zambrano has put together some of the popular places of interest for dog lovers in Australia.


Doggy beach at Roland Reserve, Bayview

Cafe Bones, Leichhardt (Sydney)

North Coast Holiday Parks, Jimmys Beach, Hawks Nest



Brighton Dog Beach, Brighton

Johanna Beach, Great Otway National Park

Cornerstone & Co Cafe, Hampton



O’Sullivan Beach, Onkaparinga

Thyme Cafe, Adelaide

Lipson Cove, Eyre Peninsula

The Wright Road Dog Friendly Park,Crafers (Adelaide)



Longreach Water Hole, Elliott

Cafe Central, Darwin

Watertank Cafe, Alice Springs



Sheoak Shack, Tweed Heads

Sunshine Beach, Noosa

Flanagan Reserve, Barney View

Atticus Finch Cafe, Brisbane



Pet Lovers Cafe, Perth

Peasholm Beach, Perth



Okines Beach, Dodges Ferry

Little Beach, Chain of Lagoons

The Lansdowne Crescent Cafe, Hobart



Silo Bakery, Canberra

Exhibition Park, Mitchell

Curtin Playing Fields Walk, Canberra


This story was originally published in the March/April 2016 issue of Dogs Life. For more information on these doggy destinations, order your copy online at

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