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Dog-friendly accommodation in the Grampians

5 Oct 2023

Planning a road trip with your furry companion? Get ready for an adventure that will leave your dog's tail wagging and your heart content.

Discover wineries that will welcome your four-legged friend with open arms; spoil your pooch with a nibble from an antipasto platter while you indulge in the region's renowned Shiraz; and take leisurely strolls with your canine companion in charming regional gardens. Click here to learn more about the dog-friendly bars, restaurants and wineries in the Grampians and check out our list of dog-friendly accommodation in the Grampians:

Grampians Getaway 2 Vis V

Grampians Getaway

Located just five minutes from Halls Gap, Grampians Getaway is a pet-friendly retreat offering unique and secluded 3-bedroom pyramids with enclosed outdoor areas for your dogs. Each pyramid boasts modern facilities and a cosy fireplace with complimentary wood to keep your furry friends warm after a day of exploration.

You can also enjoy activities like canoeing and fishing at the on-site dam, providing plenty of space for your pup to enjoy some doggy paddling on warmer days.

Conveniently situated across from the Halls Gap Zoo and within walking distance of Fallen Giants winery, it's the ultimate affordable getaway for you and your pet, with all 6 pyramids being pet-friendly.

Royal Mail Hotel Mt Sturgeon Cottages

Mt Sturgeon Cottages at Royal Mail Hotel

More dog friendly accommodation in the Grampians can be found at Royal Mail Hotel’s Mt Sturgeon Cottages. With no TV, Wi-Fi or reliable mobile reception, disconnect, relax and enjoy a tranquil experience with your furry friend and loved one.

Situated at the base of Mount Sturgeon you’re perfectly located to hit the nearby tracks and take your pooch on an adventure of a lifetime. Enjoy a home-cooked meal, cosy up by the open fireplace and take in the stunning surrounds. The one and two-bedroom cottages are pet-friendly for a small additional fee.

Acacia Dog Friendly

Acacia Caravan Park

The park offers large shady sites in a relaxed setting with sites to accommodate larger caravans and motorhomes as well as grass campsites great for pitching a tent.

Acacia Caravan Park includes pet-friendly cabins and three new, fenced pet sites. It’s the ideal base to discover regional attractions like historic sites J Ward and Aradale Asylum, enjoy ghost tours, visit Alexandra Gardens and One Tree Hill lookout, explore wineries, delve into historic buildings and museums and enjoy a hearty meal at the Ararat Hotel.


Horsham Holiday Park

Horsham Holiday Park is a great place to base yourself for exploring the Grampians, Little Desert National Park, Mount Arapiles, and the abundant natural wonders and adventures of regional north-western Victoria. The park offers various amenities, including a Camp Kitchen for barbecues, a solar-heated pool for swimming, and recreational activities such as mini golf, totem tennis, and snooker. Additionally, pet-friendly cabins and powered sites are available, complete with a fenced off-leash dog run for your furry companions to stretch their legs.

Grampians edge

Grampians Edge

Grampians Edge Caravan Park is set on a serene 14-acre bushland boasting picturesque Grampians views. This pet-friendly accommodation offers a tranquil retreat for your beloved canine companion to relax and unwind.

Situated only a couple of minutes away from the tourist loop drive, visitors can explore all the major attractions such as McKenzie's Falls, Reeds Lookout and the Pinnacle. It's a 10 minute drive to the adventurous northern tip to explore the summits of Mt Zero, Hollow Mountain or Mt Stapleton or the stunning Grampians Olive plantation and wineries. And it's only a short 500 metre walk to the Giant Koala.

Breeze holiday

Breeze Holiday Park - Grampians

Whether you're seeking a cosy cabin or spacious camping and caravan sites, Breeze Holiday Park in the Grampians has the ideal pet-friendly accommodation to cater to your furry friends preferences, and yours of course.

You’ll feel like you’re in your own wildlife zoo with close encounters with an abundance of emus, kangaroos, native birds and other wildlife that visit the park regularly. Be sure to head into Stawell for a refreshing beverage at Grampians Ale Works, and head across to the wine village of Great Western, where you can explore Seppelt Wines underground cellars, enjoy a tasting at Best’s Wines or Miners Ridge Vineyard or wine-and-dine at Grampians Estate.

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Breeze Holiday Park - Halls Gap

Enjoy pet-friendly accommodation that provides homely cabins and spacious powered sites for camping and caravanning to suit your needs at Breeze Holiday Park - Halls Gap. While in Halls Gap's town center, indulge in delightful activities, from enjoying an ice cream by the riverside at Stoney Creek to savouring a meal at the Halls Gap Hotel. The park boasts a range of amenities, including a camp kitchen, laundry facilities, a basketball court, BBQ areas, fire pits, and even a kiosk with a book exchange, perfect for a lazy afternoon lounging in your camp chair, pooch by your side.


Lake Hamilton

Lake Hamilton is located at the eastern end of Hamilton and is surrounded by 25 hectares of parkland. The Lakes Edge Adventure Playground, Hamilton Skate Park and the Dog Park are one of several opportunities for families to enjoy the outdoor surrounds of the lake.

Visitors can also participate in the Hamilton Park Run, which is a weekly 5km run around the lake free for anyone to participate. Activities on the lake include fishing, waterskiing, sailing, rowing, windsurfing, canoeing and swimming.

Important Note: While your pets are welcome at the listed operators, they are not permitted in National or State Park areas in Victoria. This means that while you explore the Grampians National Park, your furry friends will need a loving kennel. Fortunately, there are several kennel operators in the region who will be more than happy to take care of Fido while you enjoy some fresh air.

Plumtree Kennels and Cattery, Ararat: Available for day care, short or long stays. Contact: (03) 5352 1738.

Grampians Pet Resort, Stawell: Contact: (03) 5358 3092.