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Take Your Mate: 8 Pet-Friendly Holidays in NSW


When you go on holiday in NSW, you needn’t leave your best mate behind. Here’s our pick of the best places to stay.

1. Nyngan Riverside Tourist Park, Nyngan

Nyngan Riverside Tourist Park

Pet-friendly ‘log’ style cabins in a beautiful location in the Bogan River, where your mate can opt for a morning paddle. Unlike most caravan parks, all cabins are pet-friendly with a small additional cleaning fee.

2. Broken Hill Tourist Park, Broken Hill

Broken Hill Tourist Park

Take your pooch on an outback adventure to Broken Hill, and stay together on powered sites and designated pet-friendly cabins at the Broken Hill Tourist Park.

3. Oakhurst Cottage Farmstay, Deepwater

Oakhurst Cottage Farmstay

An idyllic country retreat on a working farm wouldn’t be the same without your four-legged friend, no matter his skills at working sheep. Oakhurst is a charming original homestead north of Glen Innes in the beautiful New England region of northern NSW. 

4. Colenso Country Retreat, Young

Colenso Country Retrea

Visiting the Canberra region and need somewhere to stay with Rover? Colenso Country Retreat is located near Young, the cherry capital of Australia. There are two stylish, self-contained houses to choose from, both nestled amongst fields of golden canola. 

5. Poppy’s Cottage, Armidale 

Poppy’s Cottage

Cutesy and quaint, Poppy’s Cottage is a cozy detached cottage bed and breakfast on a property just a short drive into the countryside from Armidale. There’s a menagerie of farm animals to keep pooch company, so he should remember to bring his manners!

6. Outback Cellar, Dubbo

Outback Cellar

Self-contained country accommodation on 125 acres of riverside property. There’s a converted wine cellar, a cozy cottage with a fenced yard and a loft-style apartment to choose from – or take all three if you’ve a big group.

7. Tenterfield Cottage, Tenterfield

Tenterfield Cottage

Like a holiday at Grandma’s house Tenterfield Cottage is warm and homely, packed with curios and antiques. It’s an historic cottage on Tenterfield’s main street with a lovely big fenced yard for your pup.

8. City Lights Caravan Park, Tamworth

City Lights Caravan Park

Bring your dog – or your horse! City Lights Caravan Park doesn’t discriminate. Located just out of town with plenty of space for off-leash exploring, this is a true pet-friendly park. 

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