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Dog friendly weekend getaways Nothern Territory

Dog friendly weekend getaways Darwin & beyond

We wrote up this post for the best dog friendly weekend getaways NT. Since it is such a remote location, finding suitable dog friendly accommodation with pool or even air conditioning is a big “plus” when booking your hotel.

(includes dog friendly weekend getaways Howard Springs, dog friendly weekend getaways Batchelor, dog friendly weekend getaways Berry Springs, dog friendly weekend getaways Litchfield Park, dog friendly weekend getaways Adelaide River, dog friendly weekend getaways Cox Peninsula & dog friendly weekend getaways Dundee Beach)



Berry Creek Bush Retreat – Acacia Hills (Greater Darwin region)

Berry Creek Bush Retreat | Dog friendly weekend getaways Nothern Territory

This property is just off the Stuart Highway, about 55KM south of Darwin. It is set on 22-acres of bushland and as you would be the only guests you have all that space to yourself.

They are pet friendly but dogs are not permitted inside the country-style house or cabin used for extra guests.

Here is a link to their website for more info on facilities and pics; www.berrycreekbushretreat.com.au

PH: 08 8983 1178 or MOB: 0 423945 103 (Kaye or Tim)

Enquiries and bookings by phone or email to

5 McHenry Rd, Acacia Hills, NT 0822




The Deck Retreat – Dundee Beach (Greater Darwin region)

The Deck Retreat | Dog friendly weekend getaways Nothern Territory

This luxury self-contained house makes an ideal getaway. It has 3-bedrooms, 2-bathrooms, BBQ, above ground pool and set on 20-acres of bushland and tropical gardens.

They are dog friendly and you will need to make a written application at least 2-weeks prior to making a booking.

MOB: 0417 082 190

Enquiries and bookings by phone or through link on Contacts Page at https://www.thedeckretreat.com/

555 Launceston Road, Dundee Beach, NT 0840




Arnhem Land, Katherine dog friendly weekend getaways Nothern Territory

(includes Daly River, Top Springs, Pine Creek, Kakadu, Nitmiluk, Mataranka, Nhulunbuy & East Arnhem)



Mataranka Homestead – Mataranka (South of Katherine)

Mataranka Homestead | Dog friendly weekend getaways Nothern Territory

There are cabins and motel rooms at this property.

It is Campground No. 1 that is the pet friendly accommodation option at this property.

Pets must be on a leash at all times due to the proximity of the National Park.

In addition to a Bar there is a Kitchen that has takeaway food. In the busy season they open their Bistro in the evenings.

It is a short 100M walk to the local thermal pools.

Like anywhere in the NT, make sure you read and follow the signposted information and warnings; in particular relating to currents, rocks, and crocodiles.

Here is a link to their website for more info, pics, etc. https://www.matarankahomestead.com.au/

PH: 08 8975 4544

Enquiries and bookings by phone or email to

642 Homestead Road, Mataranka, NT 0852




Tennant Creek, Central Desert, Alice Springs & Uluru dog friendly weekend getaways Nothern Territory

(includes Ooramina, Kings Creek, Kings Canyon, Yulara & Ghan)



Vatu Sanctuary – Braitling (Alice Springs area)

Vatu Sanctuary | Dog friendly weekend getaways Nothern Territory

We have featured this property elsewhere in this guide; due to the limited number of dog friendly properties in some regions we have included some properties a second time where they fit the brief ideally.

In this property it is the 1 Bedroom Bure Spa Apartment that is the dog friendly accommodation option.

It has its own fenced yard which adds a lot of peace of mind where travelling with a dog.

You must make an application for your dog well in advance.

PH: 0417 274 431 (Colin Leel)

Enquiries by phone or email to

Bookings online through https://vatusanctuary.com.au/

18 Knuckey Ave (Cnr Knuckey & Babbage), Braitling, NT 0870




Dog friendly accommodation NT

Darwin dog friendly accommodation NT

(includes Howard Springs, Batchelor, Berry Springs, Litchfield Park, Adelaide River, Cox Peninsula & Dundee Beach)



Golden Sands Retreat – Wagait Beach (Greater Darwin Area)

Golden Sands Retreat | dog friendly accommodation NT

Wagait Beach and Mandorah are only 15-minutes by ferry from Cullen Bay, Darwin.

To drive there its around 90-minutes following Highway 1 and Highway B34.

The main house can accommodate up to 10 people; a Master Bedroom is upstairs along with kitchen, living and a 2nd shower and toilet.

There are 2 further bedrooms downstairs that share an ensuite.

There is also a 2nd living room, kitchenette and laundry downstairs.

The property has a plunge pool.

They are pet friendly at the owner’s discretion and you will need to apply in advance.

PH: 0417 696 787

Enquiries and bookings by phone number

36 Cox Dr, Wagait Beach NT 0822




Arnhem Land, Katherine dog friendly accommodation NT

(includes Daly River, Top Springs, Pine Creek, Kakadu, Nitmiluk, Mataranka, Nhulunbuy & East Arnhem)



Territory Manor Motel & Caravan Park – Mataranka (South of Katherine)

Territory Manor Motel & Caravan Park | dog friendly accommodation NT

Mataranka is around 400KM south of Darwin and in an area famous for its thermal pools.

However, the property also has an onsite swimming pool and their own restaurant.

The dog friendly accommodation at this property are the caravan sites; you should contact them prior to making your booking to make sure you dog will be approved.

PH: 08 8975 4516

Enquiries and bookings by phone number or email to

51 Martin Rd, Mataranka, NT 0852




Tennant Creek, Central Desert, Alice Springs & Uluru dog friendly accommodation NT

(includes Ooramina, Kings Creek, Kings Canyon, Yulara & Ghan)



Ooraminna Station – Hale (South of Alice Springs)

Ooraminna Station | dog friendly accommodation NT

This is a working station that also holds events as well as having holiday accommodation.

There is an onsite restaurant for guests; if there is an event on then food will be delivered to the cabins.

They will allow pets at Ooraminna; this is at the discretion of management and subject to their approval.

You will need to discuss that you wish to bring your dog in advance of making your booking.

As there are other animals and children on the property you must keep your dog on a leash.

If you bring your dog into the cabin there is a $40 cleaning fee.

They will not grant approval for hunting or pig dogs on the station.

Here is a link to their website for more info on amenities etc. https://www.ooraminna.com.au/

PH: 08 8953 0477

Enquiries by phone number or email to

Bookings online through https://www.ooraminna.com.au/

Maryvale Road, Hale, NT 0872




Dog friendly accommodation with pool NT

Darwin dog friendly accommodation with pool NT

(includes Howard Springs, Batchelor, Berry Springs, Litchfield Park, Adelaide River, Cox Peninsula & Dundee Beach)



Coolalinga Tourist Park – Coolalinga (Greater Darwin area)

Coolalinga Tourist Park | dog friendly accommodation with pool NT

This property is just off the Stuart Highway, around 26KM south of Darwin is available for camping, caravans and RV’s.

It is a good place as a base while you tour the National Parks.

They even have a list of suggested pet resorts and kennels in the Darwin area if you need temporary homes for your dog while you visit the area you cannot take your dog.

The park is pet friendly and they will provide you with written conditions on arrival.

We would still recommend contacting them to get your dog pre-approved for one of the powered sites.

The do have a large dog exercise area that is fully fenced. They also have a swimming pool to cool off on those hot NT days and evenings.

Other facilities include Camp Kitchens, BBQ’s, coin-operated laundry and across the road are two shopping centres with supermarkets and a department store.

PH: 08 8983 1026

Enquiries by phone or email to

Bookings online through https://www.coolalingatouristpark.com.au/

420 Stuart Highway, Coolalinga, NT 0839




Arnhem Land, Katherine dog friendly accommodation with pool NT

(includes Daly River, Top Springs, Pine Creek, Kakadu, Nitmiluk, Mataranka, Nhulunbuy & East Arnhem)



Knotts Crossing Resort – Katherine

Knotts Crossing Resort | dog friendly accommodation with pool NT

As well as the amazing swimming pool, this property has an onsite restaurant.

They are promoted online as pet friendly for the powered and unpowered camping and caravan sites.

We would recommend contacting them to get your dog approved prior to making your booking.

PH: 08 8972 2511

Enquiries by phone or email through Contacts Page on their website.

Booking online through https://knottscrossing.com.au/

Corner of Giles Street & Cameron Street, Katherine, NT 0851




Tennant Creek, Central Desert, Alice Springs & Uluru dog friendly accommodation with pool NT

(includes Ooramina, Kings Creek, Kings Canyon, Yulara & Ghan)



Alice in the Territory – Mt Johns (Alice Springs)

Alice in the Territory | dog friendly accommodation with pool NT

This property is advertised as a 3-star hotel with a palm shaded pool as well as an onsite bistro and bar.

It is located next door to the Lasseters Hotel Casino.

We would suggest calling the property first to confirm they will accept your dog before making a booking.

PH: 08 8952 6100

Enquiries and bookings by phone

46 Stephens Rd, Mount Johns, NT 0870




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