February 11, 2019
Located 68 kilometres south of Sydney, you will find the coastal city of Wollongong or better known as “The Gong” by the locals.
Treat yourself and your furry companion to a summer vacay in Wollongong! This apartment-style accommodation in the heart of Wollongong offers pet-friendly accommodation so you don’t have to leave your pet at home.
You will feel welcome at home in the fully self-contained apartments. Facilities include a breakfast lounge, secure underground car parking ($10 per day subject to availability), and The Lobby Pantry.
6-10 Gladstone Ave, Wollongong 2500
The Loft @ Sharkies Beach
Well-behaved dogs are welcome at The Loft. Located near Wollongong NSW, it offers open plan dining, a queen bed, and armchairs, a Juliette balcony with great ocean views. Twin beds are in the separate loft area, there’s a kitchenette with its own entrance, and one off-street park all directly across the road to dog-friendly Sharkies Beach and the goat track.
M 0438 684014
Corrimal Beach Tourist Park
This park has a limited number of pet-friendly caravan/camping sites (during off season only). If guests are wishing to bring their pets, they must arrange at time of booking – conditions apply.
Lake Parade, East Corrimal 2518
T 02 4285 5688
Sadies Port Kembla
This quaint peaceful 1-bedroom cottage with a fully enclosed yard allows guests to bring their well-behaved pets and is a short drive to the dog beach. From $110 per night.
25 Keira Street, Port Kembla, Wollongong 2505
M 0417 980 227
This quaint miner’s cottage is for canine companions only. Lovingly restored, this 2-bedroom property is within short walking distance to delightful cafes and restaurants, Kiama Harbour and the famous Kiama Blowhole.
4 Fitzroy Street, Kiama 2533
M 0415 444 619
Werri Beach Holiday Park
Only a short 90 minutes drive south of Sydney, Australia and approximately 3 hours drive from Canberra. The campsites are dog-friendly and they have a pet-friendly cabin too. The 2-bedroom pet-friendly cabin is fully fenced and can accommodate up to 5 people. The bathroom has a shower over a 1-person spa bath. It has a veranda, outdoor setting and private BBQ. Werri Beach, Gerringong has off-leash areas for your pooches to play and you can take them for a stroll along the Kiama to Gerringong Coastal walk. Pets are welcome outside of NSW school holiday periods, public holidays or long weekends.
Pacific Avenue, Gerringong 2534
T 02 4234 1285
This 1-bedroom apartment allows dogs (up to 15kg) who are quiet and house trained are welcome to stay. The beach is located directly below and can be viewed from the apartment. From $288 per night. The nearby coastal walk is a must and welcomes dogs too.
Kendalls on the Beach Holiday Park
Bring your pooch along to the camping sites. Only a short walk into town and plenty of things do and see in the Kiama area. Please note that although the camping & caravanning sites are pet-friendly the beach is not. With absolute beach frontage, this park has caravan and RV slabs and powered and unpowered sites.
33 Bonaira Street, Kiama 2533
T 02 4232 1790
Park Ridge Retreat
Situated in the heart of the scenic coastal town of Gerringong. Sit back, relax, soak in the atmosphere, and rejuvenate, or explore and experience this alluring landscape.
Park Ridge Retreat has 3 ground-floor rooms available for pets. Guests must take full responsibility for any damages caused by their pets, and there is a $30 one-off cleaning fee.
Facilities include an in-house licensed restaurant, established gardens, BBQ area, complementary WiFi, and undercover car parking.
139 Belinda Street, Gerringong 2534
T 02 4234 1000
Wollongong Pet Friendly Places to Eat & Drink
The following places are dog-friendly but always check ahead as pet policies change frequently:
Dusty Lizard Brewery
His Boy Elroy
North Gong Hotel
The Scarborough Hotel
Towradgi Beach Hotel
You can view a more extended list of pet-friendly accommodation in the Illawarra area.