Pet Friendly Stays in Southern Queensland Country

A pet-friendly weekend away couldn’t be easier – and what better way to treat your canine companion than with a holiday in the country?

Just a couple of hours drive from Brisbane, beautiful Southern Queensland Country welcomes both 2-legged and 4-legged guests, with fantastic places to stay and plenty of old-fashioned country hospitality. 

Kick start your weekend away with Friday drinks at a bar where pooches are welcome. Bar Wunder in Toowoomba city is where you can enjoy great food, live music and the company of your 4-legged bestie. In cooler months, they serve up classics like mulled wine and hot spiced cider to keep you cosy, and they always have fresh bowls of water for your little mate.

Southern Queensland Country has a pawsome range of accommodation where you and your 4-legged pal will be made to feel right at home. From Air BnBs to glamping, farm stays and historic manors, here are 8 of the best:

Nestled in the foothills of the Bunya Mountains, this country house is set on 200 acres of farmland, where pets of any size are welcome. You can even BYO horse to explore the property

You and your best friend will have full run of this charming cottage, so you can settle in and explore the best of the Garden City at your own pace without having to share any amenities with other holiday makers

A rustic, character-filled, renovated cottage set high on a hill with panoramic views over the upper Flagstone Creek Valley, this property gives you little reason to leave once you’ve checked in

This four-bedroom homestead is set on a 40-acre paddock of its own, close to the flowing Bracker Creek that’s perfect for a dip in the summer months

One of the glamping villas at Alure is pet-friendly with plush cocoon bed, bathrobe, food and water bowls and a gift bag of toiletries & gourmet treats for your pooch

This historic boutique hotel, set in over an acre of beautiful gardens, is in a superb location, just an easy walk of 300 metres into the city

The family-owned and operated property offers a traditional Australian farmstay holiday experience with a range of accommodation options & four-legged family members are welcome

Enjoy simple, quiet bush camping on 640 picturesque acres in the ranges near Maryvale, between Warwick and Cunningham’s Gap. Pets are invited to stay upon application

The beautiful rustic retreat has pet friendly cabins with a fenced area for dogs to roam so you’ll never have to leave your furry friend behind again

Southern Queensland Country also has plenty of great places to dine out with your furry friend during your stay. Recommended are:

Burrow, Toowoomba - Serving delicious all-day breakfast, with plenty of space for pups to play in the grassed backyard.

Whipbird Cafe, Coolabunia - Home to delicious meals, homemade cakes and the funkiest freak-shakes, with a pet-friendly courtyard.

The Larder, Goondiwindi - With hitching posts for your pup to dine by your side as you sip Merlo coffee and dine on fresh, ready-made lunches.

Jamworks, Glenalpin - Taking pet-friendly to the next level, with a dedicated doggy zone with dog beds, water bowls and outdoor seating for you to spend time together over morning tea.


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