Looking for a relaxing vacation away from the hustle and bustle of Melbourne?
There are plenty of camping sites situated on the outskirts of Victoria that will allow you to immerse yourself in nature.
If you’ve got a pup or a pet with you, there’s nothing like bringing them with you to enjoy the gorgeous scenery.
Below, we’ve rounded up the 13 best dog-friendly Victoria camping sites to get you started.
From caravan parks that only allow dogs on campsites to those that allow dogs in cabins, we’ve got you covered.
1. Acacia Caravan Park & Holiday Units
This family-friendly caravan park is the perfect place to stay for your next vacation.
Not only does it come with a range of facilities and amenities but you can also bring your pets with you.
While pets are only allowed on sites, they’re sure to have a great time at the caravan park.
If you’re willing to leave your pup behind, you can stay at the Deluxe Cabin with Ensuite that comes with a full-sized kitchen and a large living area.
Otherwise, you can consider staying in a Superior Berth Cabin that comes with two-bedrooms and a lounge and dining area.
Some facilities that you can enjoy at the caravan park include a solar-heated saltwater swimming pool, children’s small playground, and much more.
You’re also within walking distance of Ararat’s town centre with plenty of galleries, museums, and shops.
- Guest Rating: 9.4
- Address: 6 Acacia Avenue, 3377 Ararat, Australia
2. Euroa Caravan Park
Euroa Cavaran Park is situated on the beautiful banks of the Seven Creek’s and is just a short stroll away from Euroa.
It’s also pet-friendly so you’re more than welcome to bring your pup with you.
Just let reception know upon arrival, and keep your dog on a lead at all times.
In terms of capacity, only three dogs are allowed per site and two dogs per cabin.
All of the caravan and camping site options are spread out over 5 acres at the property.
There are pet-friendly cabins so your pup can stay with you while you enjoy the views and plush beds.
If you’d like to whip up a meal, you can use the property’s camp kitchen which comes with a free gas barbecue.
There’s a solar-heated swimming pool where you can enjoy a refreshing dip during the summer.
- Guest Rating: 9.2
- Address: 73-103 Kirkland Avenue, 3666 Euroa, Australia
3. Jamieson Caravan Park
A relaxing and adventurous stay awaits at Jamieson Caravan Park.
The park itself is pet-friendly during off-peak periods and there is also one van accommodation where pets are allowed.
If you’re willing to leave your pup behind, the cabins and glamping tents are a great accommodation option.
The Ensuite Riverfront Cabin comes with a view of the Jamieson river along with a seating area and BBQ.
Looking to head off on a romantic getaway? The Glamping Tents are perfect.
They come with a plush queen-sized bed, electric blanket, air conditioning, and more.
There’s also plenty of facilities at Jamieson Caravan Park that you won’t be bored.
From a guest BBQ to a big communal fire pit, solar heated swimming pool, and basketball court.
- Guest Rating: 9.2
- Address: 6 Grey St, 3723 Jamieson, Australia
4. Wonthaggi Park Lane Holiday Park
Just right outside the town center is Wonthaggi Park Lane Holiday Park.
It’s a peaceful sanctuary, the perfect place for some good relaxation.
Dogs are welcome at the caravan park and there’s a range of pet-friendly accommodation that you can choose from.
The property has cabins with everything you need as well as caravan and camping options for a great stay.
Amenities at the property are well-maintained.
You can take a relaxing dip in the indoor heated pool or cook a meal in the camp kitchen.
The property even comes with a delightful coffee garden where you can enjoy a baked treat and a fresh cup of coffee.
It’s a great spot to stay in if you’re looking to hike, discover Victoria’s mining history and explore restaurants.
- Guest Rating: 9.1
- Address: 245 Graham Street, 3995 Wonthaggi, Australia
5. Gardens Caravan Park
If you’ve always wanted to stay in stunning Port Fairy, now you can at Gardens Caravan Park.
You’re more than welcome to bring your dog on-property as they’re allowed on sites and in some holiday cabins.
Want a luxurious experience?
Try glamping at Port Fairy with its comfortable queen-sized bed, quality linen, and all of the other amenities you need.
Best of all, these bell tents can be set up along the Moyne River so you’ll be treated to gorgeous starry night skies and picturesque views.
At the property, you can make yourself a delicious meal at the park’s camp kitchen, and there’s a BBQ area with seating.
With plenty of access to bike paths, sporting facilities, and campgrounds, you’ll have a plethora of things to do.
- Guest Rating: 9.1
- Address: 111 Griffiths Street, 3284 Port Fairy, Australia
6. Colac Colac Caravan Park
Known as “Clack Clack” by the locals, Colac Colac Caravan Park is a stunning site with plenty to do.
This caravan park allows dogs but they’re not permitted inside cabins.
But if you’re staying at a powered and unpowered site, your dogs can stay in your tent or caravan.
Whichever option you choose, you’ll be surrounded by gorgeous scenery of creeks, rivers, and lush trees.
The sites are also of a generous size.
Some unpowered sites are even nestled under shady trees.
Fun activities at the park include fishing, hiking, boating, and canoeing.
In the evening, you can relax by Nariel Creek with a fire pit while roasting some marshmallows.
During the school holidays, the caravan park has outdoor movies for families to enjoy.
- Guest Rating: 9.1
- Star Rating: 3 stars
- Address: 1994 Murray Valley Highway, 3707 Corryong, Australia
7. Horsham Riverside Caravan Park
Midway between Melbourne and Adelaide is Horsham Riverside Caravan Park.
There’s plenty of accommodation to choose from and your pets can stay with you on-site or in one of the pet-friendly cabins.
The Ringers Cabins is one of the best options for families.
They come with a double bed and two sets of double bunks.
Alternatively, you can stay at a powered site at the caravan park.
A few of them are situated on the beautiful Wimmera River, so book early!
Amenities-wise, there’s plenty from free electric BBQs to cook a delicious campsite meal and plenty of laundry facilities.
Children have easy access to the playground in the nearby Botanical gardens.
For more things to do in the area, you can visit the Horsham & Grampians Visitor Centre.
It is only a 5-minute walk from the camping site.
- Guest Rating: 9.0
- Address: 190 Firebrace Street, 3400 Horsham, Australia
8. Yea Riverside Caravan Park
Yea Riverside Caravan Park is everything you need for a lovely and relaxing vacation.
You can bring your pets as long as they’re on a leash and stay outside the cabins.
We highly recommend the Blue Gum Villas which can accommodate up to six people.
They come with two bedrooms, lounge, kitchen, and private bathroom.
Each villa also has an outdoor setting on the verandah for you to soak in the incredible views.
Couples will appreciate the studio units that come with a shared balcony and comfortable lodging.
Each studio unit comes with a plush queen-sized bed, linens, and a kitchenette for you to cook your own meals.
Some amenities on the property include a children’s playground, camp kitchen, and gas barbecues.
Situated halfway between Melbourne and Mt. Buller, this is a fantastic location for day trips and other adventures.
- Guest Rating: 9.0
- Address: 1 Court St, 3717 Yea, Australia
9. Lake Boga Caravan Park
Just minutes away from historical Swan Hill is the gorgeous Lake Boga Caravan Park.
Look for a Lakeside Cabin, which we’re sure families, couples, and dogs will love.
If you’ve got a larger family, you can opt for the Waterfront Deluxe Two-Bedroom Cabins instead as it sleeps up to six.
They all have water views so you can sit on the verandah and enjoy the natural scenery.
To keep your kids occupied, take them to the kangaroo jumper or hire pedal karts for them to zoom around the park.
Outdoor BBQs means you can cook up a delicious meal – all while enjoying the view.
On a hot day, don’t forget to pop by the on-site kiosk for coffee, ice-creams, and slushies.
- Guest Rating: 9.0
- Address: 153 Murray Valley Highway, 3584 Lake Boga, Australia
10. Myrtleford Holiday Park
Close to Bright and Beechworth is the amazing Myrtleford Holiday Park.
The park itself is pet-friendly though you will need to keep your pup on a leash at all times.
While pets are welcome on-site, there are pet-friendly cabins that will need to be booked in advance.
The Wattle Cabins are pet-friendly and come with a double bed and double bunk beds.
It has a lounge area, kitchen facilities and everything you need for a comfortable stay.
While not dog-friendly, couples will appreciate the Snow Gum Cabin which comes with a comfy double bed.
There are kitchen facilities in the cabin and an electric blanket to snuggle on colder days.
At the caravan park, you’re not just in close proximity to walking trails, but also bike tracks, wineries, hidden valleys, and breathtaking scenery.
- Guest Rating: 8.9
- Address: 8 Lewis Avenue, 3737 Myrtleford, Australia
11. Yarram Holiday Park
Just a short distance away from the location’s most picturesque landscapes is Yarram Holiday Park.
The park itself is pet-friendly and there are some dedicated cabins that will allow dogs too.
A great cabin to stay in is the family cabin that can accommodate four people.
Children will adore this caravan park as it comes with a playground and pedal-powered go-karts.
Other amenities include the jumping pillow and a renovated outdoor dining area, ideal for cooking your meals.
Nearby is Yarram, where you’ll find a skate park, an outdoor pool, and annual events such as the Easter Tarra Festival.
- Guest Rating: 8.6
- Address: 375 Commercial Road, 3971 Yarram, Australia
12. NRMA Echuca Holiday Park
NRMA Echua Holiday Park is the perfect base for you to explore the Murray region.
Just a short walk will take you to a historic port and plenty of shops, restaurants, and cafes.
Pups are welcome on site-specific accommodation – perfect if you want to bring your furry friend with you.
Powered suites are spacious and can sleep up to six people.
A cozier option is the Boronia Cabin which can sleep up to four.
There are a plethora of amenities at the camping site including a tennis court, a heated swimming pool, and a children’s playground.
You’re sure to relax in comfort at the NRMA Echua Holiday Park and have a wonderful stay.
- Guest Rating: 8.4
- Address: 8 Crofton Street, Echuca, 3564 Echuca, Australia
13. Eildon Riverside Holiday Park
Elidon Riverside has a wide variety of accommodation options to suit your needs.
Located on 20-acres of Parkland, you’ll be treated to panoramic views of the surrounding area.
Dogs are welcome all-year-round in the park but only to camping sites and certain pet-friendly cabins.
The dog-friendly cabins come with a lounge, dining, and kitchen area.
There’s also two different bed configurations that you can choose from according to your needs.
With plenty of facilities at the caravan park, you’re sure to have a great time.
There’s a complete camp kitchen with gas BBQs, a recreation room, a kart track, and a jumping pillow.
You can also hire kayaks and explore the nearby Goulburn River.
- Guest Rating: 8.3
- Star Rating: 3 stars
- Address: 746 Back Eildon Road, 3713 Eildon, Australia
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Euroa Caravan Park is the best Victoria campsite as it comes with a variety of pet-friendly cabins to cater to your needs.
There are cabins for couples and families, which allow dogs inside.
Yarram Holiday Park is the best option for families.
They have a family cabin along with a children’s playground, go-karts, and a jumping pillow on-site.
Jamieson Caravan Park has glamping tents for couples that’s ideal for a romantic getaway.
Even though the camping site is dog-friendly, you can’t bring them inside glamping tents.
Alternatively, Lake Boga Caravan Park may be a better option as they have dog-friendly studio cabins with lake views.