Pet-friendly Victoria Travel Guides


Visit Pet-friendly Victoria

Come and discover Victoria with your furry four-legged friend as your loyal companion. The state boasts several pet-friendly services and activities, making it an ideal destination for pet owners looking for an adventure. Pack up your car and hit the road, exploring the magnificent parks, walking trails, restaurants, and pet-friendly beaches that Victoria has to offer.

Victoria’s diverse weather patterns mean you’ll experience everything from warm summers to colorful autumns and chilly winters. So, whether you’re planning a sunny beach day or a crisp autumn hike, pack accordingly for you and your pet. And if you’re renting a car, remember that companies like Avis and Europcar offer pet-friendly options, but it’s always best to confirm their policies beforehand. Read our post, where to visit with pets in Victoria for details.

If you know of any hidden pet-friendly gems, don’t keep them a secret! Share them with us so that we can spread the word to our furry friends.

Need a weekend getaway? Request a pet service and let me create a list of pet-friendly activities and services to ensure that your trip is a paw-some and unforgettable experience. Create paw-memories today!

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Explore the Pet-friendly Victoria region

Plan an adventure to some of the best pet-friendly regions within Victoria including the best destinations to visit and stay with your furry friends.

where are your favourite pet-friendly holiday locations?

We would love to know where your favourite dog parks, dog trails, and dog beaches are. Tell us below and we will add to our Australian pet travel guides. As a thank you, receive a complimentary 2024 pet travel planner and stay informed about pet-friendly holiday locations, dog training tips, pet care, and more!

Top Dog-Friendly Beaches in Victoria

Victoria’s coastline is a treasure trove of dog-friendly beaches, perfect for a day out with your furry friend. In Melbourne, popular spots like Port Melbourne Beach, Sandridge Beach, and West Beach in St Kilda offer great settings for dogs to play and relax.

For those looking for a specific dog-friendly experience, Brighton Dog Beach and Altona Dog Beach are perfect choices. St Kilda West Beach and Mentone Beach also welcome four-legged visitors.

Beyond Melbourne, explore the scenic Flinders Dog Beach, ot the beautiful Dog Friendly Beach at Rickett’s Point in Beaumaris. Lorne Dog Beach is another excellent option for a fun day out.

Remember, each beach has its own set of rules and regulations, so it’s important to check for any restrictions or specific guidelines before visiting.

Exploring Victoria's Dog-Friendly Trails, parks, rivers and lakes

For the more adventurous, Victoria’s dog-friendly trails, parks, rivers and lakes offer endless opportunities for your next adventures. Wander through scenic routes that showcase the natural beauty of the state. Each destination provides a great way for you and your pet to stay active while enjoying the great outdoors.

Ensure you check out Pet Hub to stock up on the right gear for safe and fun pet travels. 

Here are some of our recommended guides;

Things to Do in Wangaratta with Pets
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Things to do in Wangaratta with Pets

Discover our guide of things to do in Wangaratta with pets, from pet-friendly restaurants to scenic hiking trails and cozy overnight stays.

Pet-Friendly Accommodations, Campgrounds and Restaurants in Victoria

Locating the ideal pet-friendly accommodations or a nearby restaurant is a breeze. Whether you need a pet-friendly hotel, campground, or a house with a fenced yard we can help you locate the ideal spot that suits your needs and pet. Request a pet service and I will curate you a travel guide including where to eat.

Alternatively, I recommend using as they have a “pets allowed” filter to easily search availability and options to suit your needs and budget.

You’ll be presented with hundreds of fantastic options, ensuring you find a place that’s just right for both you and your furry friend.

Here are some of our recommended pet-friendly accommodation guides;

Best pet-friendly Victoria Tours

Enhance your experience with some of the region’s famous activities. Please note, some may not be pet-friendly so plan ahead and check with the activity prior to booking.

Leave your pup behind with a pet sitter, pet border, or dog walker, and enjoy some of the amazing experiences the region has to offer.

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Request a pet service and we will create you a custom pet adventure, or join the Pawtal family for access to our full list of curated pet adventures across Australia and more… FOR FREE!

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Included is a pet travel checklist, pet tool kit, weekly planner and new pet inspiration quote at every turn valued at $19.95…  for free!

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