A family holiday isn’t complete unless everyone can tag along — and that includes any four-legged members of the fam! Our selection of dog-friendly cabins in Victoria have all the amenities you could possibly want for a pawesome getaway, including designated dog-walking areas and pet waste stations. So, whether you’re looking for pet-friendly caravan parks in Melbourne or something a little further afield, we’ve got you covered with heaps of pawsitively epic stays.
Browse our pet-friendly parks below.
The pet-friendly cabins, caravan and camping sites at BIG4 Airey’s Inlet are the perfect base for your next Great Ocean Road escape. Grab a coffee with your pooch at the onsite all-day coffee van before taking a short walk into the town centre. With several year-round, off-lead local beaches nearby, you can frolic in the waves before settling in for the afternoon at the dog-friendly Airey’s Pub.
With easy access to one of the best beaches on the ‘Cold Coast’, BIG4 Port Fairy offers caravan and camping sites perfect for the whole family. With a heap of included facilities and Kids Club on offer, you can relax and take your fur baby for a stroll down to the charming town for a puppacino in the sun.
Love water sports? BIG4 Kerang Riverfront is perched on the banks of the Loddon River meaning you and your dog can easily jump in a canoe and go doggie-paddling! With pet-friendly caravan and camping sites plus fenced cabins available, your furry friend can also be left to their own devices for a few hours while you head into Kerang to explore the rural town.
A stone's throw from the best wineries, restaurants and the historic Pioneer Settlement, BIG4 Swan Hill is an ideal spot from which to explore the region, on two legs or four! With pet-friendly caravan and camping sites on offer, you’ll be well-placed to make the most of the pools, waterpark, mini golf course and more.
If a waterfront escape is your style, the BIG4 Riverside Swan Hill might be more your speed. Jump aboard a historic paddle steamer (some of them will even let your pooch join you!), or hire bikes and explore the nature trails along the banks. Then head back and relax among the gum trees surrounding your fenced-in, pet-friendly cabin.
Shepparton is chock-a-block full of pet-friendly cafes, restaurants and beautiful nature reserves, so it’s no surprise that BIG4 Shepparton Park Lane has a range of cabins, caravan and camping sites that welcome furry family members. And the best bit? It’s only a few minutes from the centre of town.
COPY: Only a few kilometres outside of Wodonga, BIG4 Borderland Wodonga is the perfect gateway to the wineries, mountains, lakes, rivers and bushland of the region. With the option to hire a portable dog kennel or book a pet-friendly cabin, there is no better place to stay for a family full of nature (and pet!) lovers.
Whether you love adrenaline-pumping snowsports or a peaceful dip in the Ovens River, Bright is an idyllic base. In the heart of Victoria’s Alpine region, you’ll find BIG4 Tasman - Bright, which offers pet-friendly caravan and camping sites along with great facilities and activities. The nearby Rail Trail is the perfect walking or cycling adventure if you and your four-legged friend feel like a challenge.
National Parks, quaint country towns, wineries, rivers and lakes are just some of the regional highlights of Wangaratta (or Wang as the locals say). If you want to take your pet along for the ride, BIG4 Wangaratta North Cedars has pet-friendly caravan and camping sites on offer. The grassy picnic area complete with giant outdoor games (Connect 4, anyone?), heated pools and movie and games rooms are a winner too.
If you love a lakeside stay, there’s no better option than BIG4 Breeze - Eildon. Minutes from Lake Eildon and right on the banks of the Goulburn River, there are plenty of boating, canoeing, waterskiing, fishing and swimming activities available. And of course, the pet-friendly cabins and caravan sites are the perfect place to rest your head after all that!
As the name suggests, BIG4 Waters Edge - Lakes Entrance has stunning waterfront views. With your choice of a pet-friendly caravan site or budget cabin, you’re walking distance from the famous 90 Mile Beach. There are also several boat companies that’ll let you take your furry friend with you as you explore the Gippsland Lakes. Winning!
BIG4 Traralgon Park Lane has an array of cabins and campsites available for your family and four-legged friend. The surrounding area of Gippsland is known for gorgeous waterfront scenery and nature tracks, so there’ll be no shortage of opportunities for a ‘w-a-l-k’, if you know what we mean.
With pet-friendly tents, cabins and caravan sites on offer, you’re sure to find the accommodation that suits your needs at BIG4 Ingenia - Phillip Island. Phillip Island is teeming with pet-friendly wineries, restaurants and even a brewery! While the whole island requires dogs to be walked on leads, there are stacks of great coastal walking tracks and even a few designated off-lead areas where you can stretch all four legs.
If you’re looking for a pet-friendly caravan or camping site, look no further than BIG4 Seymour. Located right on the edge of the Goulburn, you and your dog will have a ball lazing on the banks of the river while you fish, walk and soak up some sun.
Sovereign Hill, gorgeous nature walks and fine dining restaurants- there’s plenty to see and do in Ballarat. But the kicker? Your best friend doesn’t have to miss out. BIG4 Ballarat Windmill gives you access to the best of Ballarat, with a range of dog-friendly accommodation options. In some cases, they’re even allowed to sleep inside the cabins with you!
One of the most unique holiday parks in Australia has to be BIG4 Kryal Castle - Ballarat. Kryal Castle is Australia’s only medieval castle and these pet-friendly camping and caravan sites are situated right in the shadows of this historic structure. Take the kids (or kids-at-heart) and enjoy the Kryal Castle Theme Park and everything else that nearby Ballarat has to offer.
The town of Castlemaine is known for its thriving foodie scene, gold rush history and artistic prowess, which all come together at The Mill. Take your pet for a wander at this creative arts hub on the edge of town — just make sure to keep your dog on their lead. Then head back to relax and unwind at your pet-friendly caravan site at BIG4 Castlemaine Gardens.
Bendigo is renowned for being a pet-friendly city, with a wealth of pup-friendly cafes, dog parks and walking tracks. While BIG4 Bendigo Marong is nested in the bush a little further out of town, it’s close to other local highlights like the golf course, wineries and the Great Stupa of Universal Compassion.
BIG4 Tasman - Bendigo is the closest holiday park to the centre of town. With cabins specifically designed to pamper your pooch with private, self-contained yards AND a free dogwash voucher at the local Petstock, there’s plenty to keep both you and your dog happy, comfortable and entertained.
If you’re after accommodation that’s a little different, BIG4 Bendigo Park Lane offers a pet-friendly glamping pod as well as the usual suspects. Plus, you’re close to the Bendigo Botanic Gardens, which are a great option for a walk.
Many of our dog-friendly caravan parks in Tasmania have little special touches to make your pooch feel pampered. Some parks have dog washes, leash-free areas, and easy access to pet-friendly facilities. Check the specific Park Facilities and Accommodation Options of the park you’re looking at to find out more.
While each park will have its own set of rules for pets (which you can read on the park’s individual page before booking) BIG4 have a set of Terms and Conditions for Travelling with Pets, which you should check out right here too.
Most parks require you to bring your own dog bedding and avoid letting your furry friend on the furniture provided. Aside from keeping things clean, this little slice of home will hopefully mean they (and everyone in the vicinity) have a good night’s sleep!
To ensure the safety, comfort, and wellbeing of all our guests, BIG4 has a standard set of terms and conditions for guests travelling with pets. Find out more.