These are our suggested 10 dog friendly road trips SA, all accommodation tips are based within South Australia.
Let’s all encourage those people who can still afford to ‘holiday at home’ this year, and well into next most likely.
There are many regions in South Australia due to their size and terrain, so we have grouped some of them together to make areas that could be destination with a greater number of places to visit and stay, such as:
Limestone Coast, Murray Lands, & Riverland
Mt Gambier, Robe, Kingston SE, The Coorong, Murray Bridge, Berri, Renmark
Adelaide & beyond
Greater Adelaide, Adelaide Hills, McLaren Vale, Fleurieu Peninsula, Kangaroo Island
Pet Friendly Road Trips SA
Here are our ideas for 12 dog friendly road trips within South Australia:
- Pet friendly road trips ideas Limestone Coast
- Pet friendly road trips ideas Murray Lands
- Pet friendly road trips ideas Fleurieur Peninsula
- Pet friendly road trips ideas Kangaroo Island
- Pet friendly road trips ideas Yorke Peninsula
- Pet friendly road trips ideas Riverland
- Pet friendly road trips ideas Adelaide Hills
- Pet friendly road trips ideas Clare Valley
- Pet friendly road trips ideas Barossa
- Pet friendly road trips ideas Flinders Ranges
A detailed look at 10 dog-friendly holiday ideas
Dog Friendly Road Trips SA
Dod Friendly Road Trips Limestone Coast, Murray Lands, & Riverland
Robe Holiday Park – Limestone Coast
Robe is a great seaside town and port, ideal as a base in the unique area that is the Limestone Coast.
This holiday park is pet friendly for their caravan sites only; here is a link to their current pet policy; https://robeholidaypark.com.au/the-park/pet-friendly/
Facilities include a Camp Kitchen, BBQ’s, coin-operated laundry and plenty of room to play and explore.
PH: 0488 727 269 (Anthony & Keryn)
Bookings direct using the phone number, email or online through https://robeholidaypark.com.au/
Corner Main Road and Nora Creina Road, Robe, SA 5276
White Houseboats – Mannum (Murraylands)
For something a bit different; how about leave your vehicle at the Mannum Marina while you head off on a cruise of the Murray River in your own chartered houseboat?
All 5 of the White Houseboats are dog friendly; such a great way to holiday as a couple or a group of family or friends. Discuss your needs with the manager prior to making your booking.
PH: 0418 810 110 (Brendan Taylor)
Mannum Waters Marina, Mannum, SA 5238
Discovery Parks Lake Bonney – Barmera (Riverland)
Lake Bonney (also known as Barmera) is a fresh water late in the Riverland region that is fed and drained by the Murray River.
It is popular for water sports, sailing and water skiing.
This park has a variety of powered and unpowered camping and caravan sites as dog friendly, along with a designated economy studio cabin, or a superior 2-bedroom cottage.
These options are subject to approval, availability and there may also be seasonal times they are unavailable. It is best to discuss your needs with the park prior to booking.
Here is a link to their current terms and conditions, including pet policy; https://www.discoveryholidayparks.com.au/terms_and_conditions
PH: 08 8588 2234 or 1800 034 828
Lakeside Drive, Barmera, SA 5345
Dod Friendly Road Trips Adelaide & beyond
(includes Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu Peninsula, & Kangaroo Island )
Discovery Parks Adelaide Beachfront – Semaphore Park (Adelaide)
Semaphore Park is a seaside suburb, north of Adelaide City and quite close to the rejuvenated Port Adelaide area.
This park has a variety of powered sites as well as some selected cabins that are dog friendly.
PH: 08 8449 7726 or 1800 810 140
Bookings online through https://www.discoveryholidayparks.com.au/caravan-parks/south-australia/adelaide-beachfront
349 Military Rd, Semaphore Park, SA 5019
Hahndorf Lodge – Rye (Adelaide Hills)
A picturesque town famous for its wineries and food experiences.
This lodge has a range of accommodation options, has free WIFI and parking; and is pet friendly. It is a short walk to the main street.
PH: 0412 261 293
Book online through https://www.hahndorflodge.com.au/
107 Mount Barker Road, Hahndorf, SA 5245
Port Elliot Holiday Park – Fleurieu Peninsula
Port Elliot is on the southern coast of the Fleurieu Peninsula; between Victor Harbor and Goolwa.
It is a popular tourist destination; longer stays or even a day trip from Adelaide.
This park has sites and selected cabins as their pet friendly accommodation options.
They are excluded at Easter and Christmas as well as holiday weekends.
Prior approval is required before booking. Here is a link to their current terms and conditions, including their pet policy; https://portelliotholidaypark.com.au/park-policies-rules/
PH: 08 8554 2134
Bookings online through https://portelliotholidaypark.com.au/
Port Elliot Road, Port Elliot, SA 5212
Sunrise on Falie Court – American River (Kangaroo Island)
American River is a small town towards the top of Kangaroo Island.
It is a popular dog friendly road trips SA destination and has a popular bird watchers base.
The drive to and from the ferry is around 30-minutes.
2 of the 3 apartments at this property are pet friendly. There is an extensive pet policy; here is a link for you to read prior to making your booking; https://www.sunriseonfalie.com.au/about-us/yes-we-are-pet-friendly/
PH: 0417 897 715 or 0413 381 728
Bookings online through https://www.sunriseonfalie.com.au/home/
15 Falie Court, American River, Kangaroo Island 5221
Dod Friendly Road Trips Barossa, Clare Valley & Yorke Peninsula
Barossa House – Tanunda (Barossa Valley)
The Tanunda area is surrounded by vineyards and wineries. It has restaurants, antique shops and is a good place to base yourself if interested in visiting the historical Lutheran churches in the region.
Barossa House is a luxury home that is pet friendly by arrangement.
You would need that approval prior to making a booking, so get in early while on your dog friendly road trips SA.
PH: 08 8562 4022 or MOB: 0490 025 670 (Sophia)
Bookings online through https://barossahouse.com.au/
2992 Barossa Valley Way, Tanunda, SA 5352
Clare Valley Motel
This is a major wine growing area and everything associated with it.
This motel has a variety of room styles and an amazing swimming pool and it is a great spot to stop at while on your dog friendly road trips SA.
They do advertise as pet friendly and we would recommend getting approval for your dog prior to booking.
PH: 08 8842 2799
Bookings online through http://www.clarevalleymotel.com.au/
74A Horrocks Highway/Main North Road, Clare, SA 5453
Moonta Bay Accommodation – Yorke Peninsula
Moonta Bay is on the western side of Yorke Peninsula in an area known as the Copper Coast.
It is a popular tourist destination thanks to the lovely beaches, walks and fishing. It is also only 168KM from Adelaide which makes it a great road trip option.
This property has a choice of Studio, 2-bedroom Cottage or 3-bedroom Holiday House as pet friendly options to apply for prior to making a booking.
Here is a link to their current pet policy; https://moontabayaccommodation.com/facilities/#pet-friendly-1
PH: 08 8825 3703
Bookings online direct through https://moontabayaccommodation.com/
113 Bay Road, Moonta Bay, SA 5558
Dog Friendly Road Trips Eyre Peninsula, Flinders Ranges & the Outback Dog Friendly Holiday Ideas
Sundowner Cabin & Tourist Park – Whyalla (Eyre Peninsula)
Whyalla is a sea port on the east coast of the Eyre Peninsula and is commonly called “Steel City” given the steelworks and shipbuilding industry there.
The tourist park has a range of different cabins and does advertise as pet friendly. We suggest contacting them prior to making your booking.
PH: 08 8645 1535
Bookings online through http://www.sundownercabinpark.com.au/
226 Broadbent Terrace (Lincoln Highway), Whyalla Norrie, SA 5608
Merna Mora Station – near Hawker (Flinders Ranges)
Hawker is a small town, formerly a railway town prior to its relocation further west.
This is a working station offering a mix of farm stay or self-contained accommodation. They do advertise as being pet friendly and we would recommend contacting them for approval prior to making your booking.
PH: 08 8648 4717
Bookings by phone or online through http://www.mernamora.com.au/index.htm
43 Merna Mora Rd, Flinders Ranges SA 5701
Desert Gum Retreat – Coober Pedy (Outback SA)
This property is situated around 750M from the centre of Coober Pedy.
It is a dug-out building, fairly basic but it’s all about the experience as you won’t find another town like it.
They are dog friendly and you should confirm they are OK with your dog prior to booking.
Phone: 0402 517 536
Bookings by above phone number or all the major booking platforms
846 Gough St, Coober Pedy, SA 5723
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