The Aussie dog-friendly finder

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Gareth Meade
1 Feb, 2022
2 minutes to read

The 'Dog-Friendly Finder' Map

They're such an important part of the family, but when it comes to family holidays taking our dogs along for the ride can feel like mission impossible. Is the accommodation dog-friendly? Will they be allowed in the local cafe? Is there a dog beach close by where they can run free?To ensure all Aussie dog lovers don’t have to spend one more road trip or holiday without their BFFs, we've pulled together the country's top-rated dog-friendly locations in our ‘Dog-Friendly Finder’ map below!

Whether you're on the road and looking for a dog-friendly cafe to spend morning tea, or you're after a scenic beach break, our 'Dog-Friendly Finder' has got your back. Revealing the top 10 highest rated dog-friendly locations for each category below, in every state around Australia, you're sure to find the perfect fur-friendly pitstop.
Use the map below to check out the top dog-friendly locations:
  • Cafes
  • Bars & Pubs
  • Beaches
  • Parks & Caravan Parks
  • Accommodation

A key for the dog finder map.

A person holding a dog at a cafe.

Research Methods

GoSee analysed Google Maps review data for over 3,000 locations around Australia to discover the best and highest rated dog-friendly places according to Google Maps reviews. Locations were required to have a minimum of 20 reviews to be eligible for inclusion. Locations were then broken down by state and category, and the top 10 highest rated in each category and state were added to GoSee’s ‘Dog-Friendly Finder’ map.