In honour of Victoria easing restrictions of metro and regional travel, we're bringing you some ideas for your first weekend away! Of course all of these stays are pooch friendly so you won't have to leave your furry best friend behind. Read on for a few of our favourite stays away from the city.
1. Warrawee Beach House — Ocean Blue Coastal Retreats
This dog friendly Warrawee Beach House has everything you could want on a winter getaway. The house comes complete with a tennis court, outdoor spa, fire pit, barbecue and Netflix for a chill night in. Dogs are free to roam freely around the house and garden which is fenced off to keep your doggos safe while they explore. Learn more or book this stay through Ocean Blue Coastal Retreats here.
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2. Tathre Mudbrick Cottage — Riparide
Tathra Cottage is a lone cottage located on its very own hill with a view across the Flowerdale valleys. This rustic home is perfect for a cosy getaway for two plus your honorary fluffy guests. Learn more or book this stay through Riparide here.
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3. R Hotel
10 Bellerine St, Geelong, VIC
R Hotel has six dog friendly apartments dedicated to housing the four-legged kind. With the beach, parks and numerous cafes within walking distance of the house, your dog is sure to love all of the walkies they'll go on. Learn more or book this stay here.
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4. Sandringham Daylesford
If you're looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city, this Daylesford home is the perfect stay for you. Cosy up next to the fireplace or lounge on the deck with a glass of red. This beautifully renovated home is located directly opposite the Wombat Hill Botanic Gardens where you and your dog can enjoy the gorgeous views. Learn more here or book this stay here.
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Prior to booking your stay, be sure to contact the owners first so that they may approve your pet. Note that bringing your pet may also incur extra fees for the dog-friendly amenities and services offered by these stays.
We hope you enjoy these winter escapes in Victoria with your four-legged besties!