Big Volcano® (Wollumbin) Visitor Guide

Pet friendly accommodation in the Byron Bay, Northern Rivers, NSW, to Gold Coast hinterland, QLD, region of Australia.

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Pets Welcome! Pet Friendly Accommodation

If you're a pet owner, getting away on holiday presents a dilemma.  Do you hunt around for dog and pet friendly accommodation, rely on family and friends, or do you board your beloved pet for the duration?

The directory below presents dog friendly and pet friendly accommodation in the Ballina, Byron Bay, Tweed Heads, Tweed Valley and Gold Coast hinterland region, here you can take your pet, and where well behaved dogs, cats, horses or other pets are welcome, allowed with conditions, or permitted by prior arrangement.

Choose from dog friendly camping grounds, resorts, cabins, cottages, farmstays, and holiday accommodation where pets are allowed to stay.

Tariff is indicative only (per night/off peak) unless otherwise shown.

Types of pets accepted are shown in the Telephone column for display convenience.  Conditions may apply *, so please check when making your enquiry. Happy travelling!

Pets Welcome.  Pet Friendly Accommodation

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Greenhills Caravan Park
Greenhills Caravan Park

Family owned caravan park with spacious sites suitable for tents, caravans, campers, small RVs and 5th wheelers only.  Large rigs by arrangement.

Choose from powered and unpowered sites, grass or double concrete slab.  Some sites are also drive through.

The amenities block has a coin operated laundry, and showers with plenty of hot water.

We're just 300m to the Tweed Regional Gallery and Margaret Olley Art Centre, and 2km to Murwillumbah CBD.

Pets are allowed, but due to the wildlife, we request dogs be kept on a leash.  Overnight, weekly and long stays available. $25 pn unpowered, $30 pn powered sites for 2 people.

Locality Map

(02) 6672 2035
*pet friendly, dogs on leash only.
Friendly beagle posing on the lawn at Fig Tree Retro Studio
Fig Tree Retro Studio Updated

The Fig Tree Retro Studio is tucked away on 6 acres not far from the coastal town of Pottsville, Northern NSW. The studio has a gorgeous vintage theme which creates a unique and quirky space making it ideal for couples, solo adventurers or two friends.

Private and self-contained, the studio is located just 9 min from Pottsville Beach and 25 min from the iconic Byron Bay.

Small to medium breed pets are welcome; however due to studio limitations, only 1 pet is allowed. Pets can enjoy a fenced-in yard, quality homemade welcome treats on arrival, plus bedding (both trampoline style, and plush), food bowls, towels, toy chest, and dog wash station.

A "Welcome Hamper" is also provided for human enjoyment.   From $125 pn midweek 3-night minimum.


0422 517 366
Camp fire couple
Hosanna Farm Stay

Hosanna is a 100-acre family and dog friendly farmstay (guidelines on our web site), offering affordable accommodation options including rustic timber cabins, A-frame glamping tents, and a campground.

We're ideal for families and couples looking for a back to nature farm experience.

Facilities include communal amenities, a wood fired sauna next to our swimming and kayaking dam, playing spaces and equipment, BBQ and picnic area, Hosanna Cafe & Store, optional paid farm adventures, and more. From AUD $12 pp pn camping to $118 pn for cabins  Day visitors welcome - $.

Stokers Siding via Murwillumbah

(02) 6677 9023
*dog friendly, on leash or under effective control at all times. online reservations Check availability and book* selected accommodation below via

Byron Bay Rainforest Resort
Byron Bay Rainforest Resort

Located 15 minutes walk through rainforest from Tallow Beach, there are spacious self-contained studio and 2 bedroom cottages with a kitchenette and enclosed patio.

Facilities include a swimming pool, barbecue, games room, and laundry facilities.

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

Suffolk Park via
Byron Bay
Gateway Lifestyle Casino
Casino Holiday Park

Located on the grounds of the former Casino Airport, the holiday park offers a range of accommodation options including cottages which are styled to mirror the natural surrounds and a variety of spacious powered and unpowered camp sites, large enough to accommodate a caravan, boat or RV.

Facilities include a BBQ area and communal kitchen, an outdoor swimming pool and a games room.

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.

Tropical Coast Retreat - Pet Friendly
Tropical Coast Retreat - Pet Friendly

Self-contained air-conditioned kitchenette suites with a spa bath, free WiFi and a private balcony or patio overlooking gardens.  Facilities include a swimming pool and 9 hole golf course.

Well behaved pets are very welcome at Tropical Coast Retreat.  They are allowed into the suites and to run leash free.  We have a dog swimming dam and lots of play space for your pets. Pets are at an additional charge.

Duranbah - Kingscliff
Tall Trees Motel
Tall Trees Motel

Tall Trees Motel boasts a terrace and views of the mountains.

Some rooms include a seating area where you can relax, and every room has a private bathroom.  There's a a kettle, and complimentary tea/coffee, milk, biscuits, cereal, soft drinks, water and chocolates are provided.

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.

Mount Tamborine
Terania Green swimming hole
Terania Green Boutique Cottages

This hobby farm and Eco Resort offers self-contained, pet friendly chalets with a fully equipped kitchen and garden furniture.  Situated on 7-acres of lush natural gardens, highlights include a natural swimming hole in Terania Creek, wood fired ovens, free WiFi and outdoor facilities.

Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.

The Channon
River Retreat Caravan Park
River Retreat Caravan Park

Located on the Terranora Inlet just minutes from Tweed Heads and Coolangatta, River Retreat Caravan Park offers an outdoor pool and BBQ facilities, with cabins and studios available for pet owners.

Caravanners and campers are welcome to bring their pet in their own caravan/motorhome/tent.  All owners must abide by the park pet policies whilst visiting.

Tweed Heads

Pet Friendly Holiday Accommodation

Types of pets accepted are shown below Telephone column. Conditions may apply *, so please check when making your enquiry. Happy travelling!

Ballina Beach Village
(02) 6686 3347
*pets by arrangement
Ballina Holiday Park
(02) 6686 2220
*dogs by arrangement
Flanagan Reserve
Barney View, Scenic Rim
(07) 5544 3128
*Docile dogs on leash at all times
Tassiriki Ranch
Empire Vale via South Ballina
(02) 6683 4602
horses only/agistment
Calurla Chalets
Blue Knob/Lillian Rock
(02) 6689 7297
*small dogs only
Byron Bay Rainforest Resort
Byron Bay
(02) 6685 6139
La Maison
Byron Bay
(02) 6685 8009
small dogs
Poets Corner
Byron Bay
0427 847 057
River Bend Country Bush Camping
Canungra, QLD
0409 550 745
dogs permitted
Crabbes Creek Cottages
Crabbes Creek
(02) 6677 1737
* by arrangement
Cudgen Holiday Rental (Kingscliff Professionals)
(02) 6674 9000
* by arrangement
Tassiriki Ranch
Empire Vale via South Ballina
(02) 6683 4602
horses only
Red Rattlers Dungay New
0407 531 779
Tropical Coast Retreat
Duranbah via Kingscliff
(02) 6677 7594
Kyogle Gardens Caravan Park
via Kyogle
(02) 6632 1204
* Pet friendly
Maca's Camping Ground
(02) 6684 5211
dogs, cats, horses
Fig Tree Retro Studio
0422 517 366
*pets welcome
Hosanna Farm Stay
Stokers Siding via Murwillumbah
(02) 6677 9023
*dog friendly, camping ground only
Wongari Eco Retreat
(07) 5544 8031
*pets welcome
Wollumbin Palms Rainforest Retreat
Mt Warning
(02) 6679 5063
*Well behaved dogs
Possum Manor Barnhouse Farmstay
(02) 6679 3051
* by arrangement
Pottsville Holiday House
(07) 3395 0923
Thunderbird Park
Tamborine Mountain
(07) 5545 7900
* Dogs premitted on leash at caravan and camping sites, charges apply
River Retreat Caravan Park
Tweed Heads South
(07) 5524 2700
*dog and pet friendly
Wooyung Beach Holiday Park
(02) 6677 1300
* docile family dogs (caravan park only)
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