May 20, 2018
Pet-Friendly Brisbane, Gold Coast & SE Queensland
Search for a wide range of pet-friendly places for you and your pet. Although this list is by no means exhaustive, we feel it represents a genuine sampling of the diversity our book has to offer travellers and their four-legged friends. To search for other pet-friendly accommodation in Queensland look no further!
Brisbane & Surrounds
Located on the banks of the Brisbane River, this stylish hotel has its own restaurant, spa, and indoor pool. While pets are allowed, conditions apply.
- Pets welcome: AUD 50 per pet, per night (limit 1; max. weight: 40 lb per pet)
- Service animals are exempt from fees
- Pets may not be left unattended; other restrictions apply
W Brisbane provides a poolside bar, a terrace and dry cleaning/laundry services. Treat yourself to a body scrub, a hot stone massage or reflexology at the on-site spa. The on-site restaurant, Three Blue Ducks, features local cuisine. In addition to a bar and a 24-hour health club, guests can connect to free in-room WiFi.
81 North Quay, Brisbane City 4000
T 07 3556 8888
Ovolo The Valley Brisbane
Stay in this award-winning boutique hotel with your pet.
Lounge by the rooftop pool, sip cocktails at the elegant bar, enjoy high tea or relax in the sauna. There’s also a gym, a business centre and 3 meeting rooms. Spa treatments and parking are available (fee). Pampered pets receive the V.I.Pooch treatment and enjoy a designer ‘Doggy Bag’ containing woof-worthy dog toys. Rooms from $180 per night.
1000 Ann Street, Fortitude Valley 4006
T 07 3253 6999
Sage Hotel James Street
Nestled in the heart of fashionable James Street Precinct in Fortitude Valley and one of Brisbane premium suburbs, Sage Hotel is also dog-friendly, with rooms available for dogs 18kg & under (terms & conditions apply).* Facilities include free unlimited WiFi, free blockbuster and discounted new release movies and 24-hour reception. With parking, complimentary gym access to Function Well 24-hour Fitness and the Valley Pool, both minutes from the hotel. Room rates start from $139.
70 James Street, Fortitude Valley 4006
T 07 3222 3111
This trendy dog-friendly hotel in a 1930s building is a 3-minute walk from Brisbane Central Station and offers refined rooms with free Wi-Fi, minibars and flat-screen TVs, plus iPod docks and iPads. VIP pooches can expect a warm welcome and receive a complimentary doggie pack. The hotel offers a range of accommodation 1- or 2-bedroom suites, some bi-level, feature 4-poster beds, soaking baths and/or separate living areas. Continental breakfast and happy hours are complimentary.
73 Wickham Terrace, Spring Hill 4000
T 07 3226 8888
Hotel Indigo Brisbane City Centre
This centrally located hotel now offers a Pet Getaway package -designed to allow you to experience a stylish getaway with your beloved four-legged companion. Includes a pooch loot bag, tasty treats, soft toy, cozy bed bed and snug blanket.
27/35 Turbot St, Brisbane City 4000
T (07) 3237 2330
Sea Captain’s Quarters
Stay in the heart of Manly Harbour Village, a beautiful bayside suburb of Brisbane. All amenities are a very short walk away. This fully self-contained accommodation is the entire upstairs level of an old Queensland home. Up to 4 guests can sleep comfortably in the queen & double bedrooms. Dogs, cats and birds are all welcome inside. Downstairs has its own secure private backyard and laundry. WiFi is available. Tariff $140-$180pn (Linen provided).
Manly, Brisbane 4179
M 0418 715 770
This modern family holiday home with a large outdoor entertainment area is located in Redcliffe, and is within walking distance to the canals with shops and cafes, and only a 20-minute walk to Queen Beach Scarborough. With 4 bedrooms upstairs with the master offering an ensuite, walk-in robe and air-conditioning. Downstairs provides a well-equipped kitchen with dishwasher, and walk-in pantry, lounge, dining area and with a large outdoor balcony complete with fans. For pets, there’s a fully fenced yard. Pets welcome at an extra fee upon request.
Discounts apply for long term bookings exceeding one month or more. From $1090 per week. Website is the same as On the Rocks at Scarborough.
T 07 3880 0033
16 Fortune Street
This stunning 2-storey pet-friendly house is perfect for a family vacation. Upstairs offers an open plan living area with polished timber floors, which leads to a large verandah, revealing some breathtaking ocean views.
Featuring 3 bedrooms, with 2 queen-sized beds and 1 bunk bed over a double in the 3rd bedroom, this home is certainly a family retreat. There is a bathroom on this level too. Upstairs features a well-equipped kitchen which looks over the bay. A lovely family room, with a built-in bar and a second lounge, makes for a relaxing afternoon downstairs with a patio area. This level offers a second bathroom with laundry. Air-conditioning in the main living area upstairs and the master bedroom. Wifi is available and a fully fenced back yard for your pet if needed, at an extra fee.
The large, green yard offers you direct access to the tranquil waters of Moreton Bay. With the peaceful sound of waves knocking at your door, this holiday home is a beach haven. Please note this property has one garage space for parking with extra parking available on the driveway. Superbly located approx. 30 mins from Brisbane CBD and Brisbane International Airport.
Website is the same as On the Rocks at Scarborough.
T 07 3880 0033
This 4-bedroom pet-friendly family home is perfectly positioned on the hill at Scarborough just metres from the waterfront. With a separate lounge, dining and outside area to fit in the whole family including your family pet. This home also comes with a bonus granny flat if required for some extra family members or a couple of friends who wish to have their own space.
The main house with a king in the master and two other rooms with 2 double bed and a bunk over one of the doubles, sleeping 7 in total in the main house. The granny flat out the back just steps away from the house has a kitchenette, bathroom, lounge and island bench with its own little balcony. The house can be rented at a smaller cost if you don’t require the granny flat or as a whole. Conveniently located just a stroll away from the park with waterfront walking paths, BBQ’s and playgrounds for the kids.
T 07 3880 0033
Galaxy Caravan Park
This friendly caravan park is located between Brisbane and the Gold Coast. Pets welcome in your own accommodation – not in the park’s cabins. People travelling with pets will be allocated a shaded space on request.
3813 Pacific Highway, Tanah Merah 4128
T 07 3209 8434
Jacobs Well Tourist Park
Located on the waterfront of Jacobs Well and looking out over the southern end of Moreton Bay, this Tourist Park accommodates dogs with guests staying on powered sites in the special dog-friendly area (conditions apply).
1161 Pimpama-Jacobs Well Road, Jacobs Well 4208
Small pets are allowed at this Gold Coast motel. Close to theme parks with a bus stop right outside, a good pool and WiFi. Small pets are allowed but a $10 fee per pet, per night, is required. There is an area for dogs to stretch their legs. During winter months on Marina parade (from Burrows street to Quata Park) the beach is off leash from 5 am to 8 am and then again in the afternoon 4 pm until 7 pm.
37 Brisbane Road, Biggera Waters 4216
T 07 5567 9000
Flinders Beach Campground
If you love camping on the beach with your dog, it doesn’t get much better than Flinders Beach. There are twelve beachfront camping areas along the beachfront accessible only by 4WD from the beach, or by bush tracks. The campsites are in natural areas and some toilet facilities are available (no showers). Dogs are welcome but must be on a lead and under control at all times. 2 dogs maximum per campsite applies.
North Stradbroke Island 4183
T 07 3409 9668 (08:00~16:00 daily)
This pet-friendly campsite located on the shores of Lake Moogerah is a perfect venue for all! Camp Moogerah can accommodate up to 257 people just in the cabins. There is also the option of camping in tents and caravans on our range of campgrounds making it the ideal venue for school camps, youth groups or family functions offering waterfront bunk bed cabins, facilities and outdoor activities on beautiful Lake Moogerah. Located approximately 100km South-West of Brisbane and 120km West of the Gold Coast.
Cats and dogs are both welcome and can stay in the cabins, please enquire at booking.
880 Lake Moogerah Road, Moogerah 4309
M 0478 802 772
For a ‘back to basics’ camping experience, Main Beach stretches for 32kms along the eastern side of the island. There are fifteen designated camping areas at the southern end of Main Beach, which offers great surfing and excellent beach fishing. This is a prime location for more experienced campers and 4WDrivers, and campsites are only accessible by 4WD. There are no amenities or drinking water at Main Beach. Dogs are welcome but must be on a lead and under control at all times. 2 dogs maximum per campsite applies.
North Stradbroke Island 4183
T 07 3409 9668 (08:00~16:00 daily)
BIG4 Gold Coast Holiday Park
This is the nearest caravan park to the Gold Coast Theme Parks with family and pet-friendly cabins located across the road from Movie World, Wet’n’Wild, Outback Spectacular & only 2 minutes’ drive from Dream World & White Water World. It’s the perfect place to base yourself when exploring the Gold Coast and it even has its own Puppy Pampering Palace (K9 DIY Dog Wash) and BIG off-leash area to run and roam.
66-86 Siganto Drive, Helensvale, Gold Coast 4212
T 1300 789 189
M 0403 334235
Tondio Terrace – Flat 3
This modern 2-bedroom self-contained flat is located metres to Rainbow Bay Beach and is pet-friendly for an additional charge of $15 per pet per night, plus a $100 refundable pet deposit. Two small pets maximum. Coolangatta and Tweed Heads are just a short stroll from Tondio Terrace, with an abundance of dining and shops nearby. Around $67 per night.
239 Boundary Street/corner of Ward St, Coolangatta 4225
T 07 5589 8611
Darlington Park Camping Area
This popular shady campsite welcomes dogs and is located 95KM south of Brisbane. It can get busy so it is best to book ahead during peak time. There is a kiosk, a children’s playground, and flushing toilets. Follow the signposted access on Kerry Rd, 25 km south of Beaudesert. Bookings are recommended for peak periods.
Kerry Road, Beaudesert
T 07 5544 8120
Wongari Eco Retreat
Relax in nature at this secluded retreat, which offers self-contained accommodation, and enjoy the perfect combination of bush and creature comforts. Pets allowed in both cabins.
3196 Christmas Creek Road, Lamington 4285
T 07 5544 8031
Treat your pet to something special at this luxury getaway in the heart of Granite Belt Wine Country.
After a full day of exploring and sniffing, your pet can stretch out by the fire, or end the day stargazing in your own private courtyard. Alure Stanthorpe offers the perfect pet-friendly accommodation for you and your best friend. Occasional pet sitting is available on request – 4 hours (max) for $40 AUD.
280 Mount Tully Road, Stanthorpe 4380
T 07 4681 4476
Briar Rose Cottages
Featuring three idyllic cottages in Stanthorpe in the Granite Belt Region.
The cottages are located 1km from the town centre and picturesque Quart Pot Creek and walkways.
Briar Rose Cottages are available to cater for every travel group from couples, families, to groups of friends of all ages.
While pets are welcome, conditions apply.
Small pets only, must be vaccinated, cleaned up after and kept off beds and furniture. $40 surcharge applies.
66 Wallangarra Road, Stanthorpe 4380
Rose City Caravan Park
This small park has accommodation to suit all budgets with clean and well-maintained facilities to ensure you have the perfect overnight stay. There are fully self-contained, air-conditioned cabins, which sleep up to six or choose to stay in one of the comfortable budget priced overnight caravans. The park welcomes all pets, including cats, birds, reptiles and rodents. As long as they are contained when not inside the pet-friendly cabins or in the traveller’s van, motorhome. There is also a selection of drive-through powered sites, both slab and grassed, which will accommodate most size caravan, motorhome or camper from only $30 per night (2 people) and un-powered campsites from $25 per night (2 people). Facilities include a free barbecue area, a coin-operated laundry, book exchange and gas bottle refills are available on site with a dump point conveniently located behind the Puma Service Station next door.
148-160 Glengallan Rd, Womina 4370
T 07 4661 1662
Crows Nest Motel
Dogs, cats, and horses are permitted to this 4-star country motel. Set in a peaceful parkland there is plenty of room to exercise your pet. Located 40 kilometres north of Toowoomba on the Great Dividing Range making it a welcome stopover for travellers and day-trippers. Crows Nest is only a short drive from the bustling city of Toowoomba. Rooms from $124 per night
7547 New England Highway, Crows Nest 4355
T 07 4698 1399
Country Rose Motel
This pet-friendly motel has 3 rooms set aside for people traveling with their fur child – and is ideal for those wishing to unwind after a long day of driving through the Darling Downs. Facilities include relaxing gardens, a saltwater pool, and spa with a BBQ area.
2 Palmer Avenue, Warwick 4370
T 07 4661 7700
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