Top 5 Pet Friendly Caravan Parks
Fraser Coast Top Caravan Park
This stunning caravan park has won multiple awards for it’s amazing facilities, staff and location in the picturesque Hervey Bay. This boutique caravan park is a great place to bring your furry friend and the parks close location to the beach means you can go for walks along the ocean with your beloved pup. This caravan park isn’t popular just for it’s pet friendly rules, the Fraser Top Tourist Park also boasts a heated mineral pool and spa, a massive recreation room with a pool table and massive screen for sports and movies at night. You can also expect free WiFi, books and DVDs to rent, also for free, during your stay. This caravan park is one of the best in Queensland and is a great place to visit in both Summer and Winter months, thanks to the heated pool and spectacular location.
2. Big4 Rollingstone Beach Front Resort
The Big4 at Rolingstone Beach is one of the most beautifully located and luxurious Big4 park in Queensland and it just happens to also be pet friendly! The Rolingstone Beach Front Resort looks out over Palm and Havana island and is situated in the small town of Rollingstone, which is home to just 125 people.
The park is in one of the most spectacular locations on the Queensland coast, just north of Townsville, it feels like you have flown into your own tropical paradise from the moment you arrive thanks to the palm trees lining the beach front and the crystal clear water. The resort itself boasts a resort style pool, heaps of activities for the kids and proper laundry facilities, making it a great place to stop off at during a longer road trip. Another one of the highlights of this caravan park is the location next to the creek, which is a great place to try your luck at a touch of fishing. The caravan park does have designated pet friendly sites, so be sure to book in advance in order to secure the perfect getaway for you and your pet.
3. Colleyville Lodge
The Colleyville Lodge is a privately owned cattle station that the owners, Michael and Lorraine, have transformed into a camping and caravan spot to give people a little taste of their low-key lifestyle. The Colleyville Lodge is completely pet friendly and it’s encouraged to take your fur baby to explore the creek which runs through the heart of the farm. The cattle station is still in use, so it’s important you don’t lose sight of your fur baby at anytime to ensure they don’t cause any disruption to the cattle, however, the property is so large your special friend will have plenty of room to roam.
The Colleyville Lodge is a great place to stay if you feel like you have already explored a lot of the Queensland coast and are looking for something a little bit more relaxed and off the beaten track. This also means that this caravan park might not come with the additional facilities you would expect, however, guests are welcome to hot showers and a kitchen with all the amenities you would expect. Colleyville is a town only about an hours drive South West of Brisbane and is located in the Scenic Rim, if you are wanting to explore the area, there is a handful of wineries nearby that are a great place to really stop and get a feel for this unique area of Queensland.
4. Captain Cook Holiday Village
Our next recommendation is a little further North, however, definitely worth the journey to the historical town of 1770 to stay in the Captain Cook Holiday Village. The holiday park is completely pet friendly, as long as you book ahead and is the perfect place to bring your pooch on it’s own little vacation as they can explore the beautiful surrounding bush land. The holiday park itself is surrounded by bush land but still boasts an ideal location next to the beach, meaning you have plenty of natural Queensland landscapes to discover in the one place.
The caravan park comes with a range of facilities to make your stay more pleasant, including undercover BBQ area, swimming pool and full laundry facilities. The 1770 Holiday Village also has an onsite restaurant if you aren’t feeling like cooking anything yourself and it comes highly rated from previous guests. The town of 1770 is also a great place to explore thanks to its history, so it’s recommended that while you visit you take your pet for a walk around town so you can get a proper feel for this quaint Queensland town.
5. Neerum Creek Beach Retreat
The Neerum Creek Bush Retreat is one of the best kept secrets in South East Queensland thanks to it’s spectacular surroundings and unique ability to make you feel like you’re in the middle of no where only a short drive out of Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast. The caravan park is one of the most pet friendly around and the lovely staff, Simon and Tracey are always available to ensure your fur baby also has everything it needs during the stay. The campground is located on Neerum Creek, which is a great place to take your doggo for a swim and explore of the area, if you get in early you will also have the opportunity to book a site right on the creek bed, meaning you can literally take a few steps out of your caravan to the water.
Besides the beautiful creekside location, the park also comes with all of the amenities you would expect from a national park style campground, meaning they are minimal, however, you will still have everything that you need. There is a bike track if you wish to go for a ride as well as an array of walking tracks which are extremely popular for those who are hoping to get a glimpse of the some of the unique Australian wildlife in the area.