10 Best Pet-Friendly Airbnbs In Townsville, Australia - Updated 2023


Townsville is one of the leading gateways to the world-famous Great Barrier Reef and Magnetic Island, which is known for its secluded beaches. Generally, it is popular among tourists because of its year-round sunshine and abundant national parks. The Strand, a famous beachfront promenade, attracts tourists with its laidback, tropical vibe. If you are into outdoor recreation, you can explore Nelly Bay and Geoffrey Bay by snorkeling along a self-guided, marked trail. Another activity worth trying is climbing the spectacular Castle Hill, one of the city’s most iconic landmarks. There is no doubt that this city is one of the country’s major family holiday destinations. If you wish to bring the whole family, including your pets, here are the best pet-friendly Airbnbs in Townsville, Australia.

1. Airy apartment with a secure garage (from USD 162)

Providing over 190 sq m (2,045.14 sq ft) of living space, this airy 3-bedroom apartment has an open floor plan with a living room, gourmet kitchen, and dining area. The indoor living space leads to a 28 sq m (301.39 sq ft) balcony where you can unwind and enjoy impressive skyline views. Your stay here includes access to an in-ground swimming pool and resort-style entertaining area. Moreover, this rental comes with a secure garage.

Pets are also welcome here. Feel free to bring your whole family, including your four-legged friends.

Walk to Strand Relaxing Ocean and river views On M
Townsville, Queensland, Australia
25 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a spacious airy apartment with all the amenities and facilities you could wish for
would definitely recommend this apartment to anyone looking for accommodation in townsville
excellent clean apartment with great views
great place to stay in townsville very clean and modern and everything we needed
an excellent location within a very clean modern and accessible apartment block
highly recommended worth it and great location working distance in the center
great location wonderful homely apartment that’s pet friendly
we could easily walk to the strand and the casino
great communication and central location
great unit with lovely outlook and in great location
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2. Two-bedroom cottage with high ceilings (from USD 66)

This two-bedroom cottage is situated at the base of Castle Hill, only a short walk from North Queensland Stadium, Strand Beach, and numerous cafes. Promising a cozy home away from home, it features 9.84-ft (3-m) high ceilings and modern facilities, including a living room with a sofa bed, a well-equipped kitchen, and laundry facilities. The host can provide an infant’s cot if you are staying with kids.

This property is also pet-friendly. Upon booking, you only need to inform the host if you wish to bring your pets.

Townsville Shines
Townsville, Queensland, Australia
15 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 2 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

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Amenities & Room:
the interiors are really beautiful and cozy
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3. Chic cottage near the CBD (from USD 73)

Located in Railway Estate, this chic two-bedroom cottage is only a five-minute drive from Townsville’s central business district (CBD) and a seven-minute drive from Strand Beach. It features a living room with a state-of-the-art entertainment system, a fully functional kitchen, and a two-way bathroom with a small laundry area. Moreover, there is a spacious outdoor entertaining area that’s perfect for lounging.

This rental also comes with a fully fenced yard where your pets can freely run around. Pets are allowed here, provided that they stay outside at all times.

Cosy 2 bedroom 5 mins to CBD Netflix self check in
Railway Estate, Queensland, Australia
133 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi is great and fast enough for movies and video calls
very comfortable unit easy to find and all the main amenities etc inside
it had a good quality washing machine a great shower and a lovely sink
very modern and comfortable
a very comfortable and stylish place to stay in a quiet part of townsville
very clean and i was comfortable using it
steve’s place is very clean and tidy inside however a little small for 3 people
it’s all clean and works
it was a great clean and well presented home
what a lovely place very modern and clean nice cold water in the refrigerator
host is quick to respond and helpful
overall great property great quality and a great host with a fast response time
steve was awesome to deal with always quick to reply and was extremely accommodating
a great little get away helpful host
as always steve was a fantastic host and the property was excellent
great location & ideal for families
the location is great
great location with everything you need
perfect location for our stay
great little place close to the city
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4. Four-bedroom house near a dog park (from USD 161)

This 4-bedroom house is ideally positioned in Railway Estate, only 1 km (0.62 mi) from North Queensland Stadium and Victoria Park, and 2 km (1.24 mi) away from the city’s CBD. Sleeping up to eight guests, it offers a master bedroom with a king-sized bed. Two bedrooms have one queen-sized bed each, while another has a double bed. This property permits guests to bring pets. Conveniently, an off-leash dog park is only 0.7 km (0.43 mi) away.

Townsville , Queensland, Australia
127 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 4 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

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Amenities & Room:
air conditioning was great steve was a pleasure to deal with
the tv mounted on the back deck wall was a nice touch
the beds were comfy the living rooms were alluring encouraging us to relax
great renovated queenslander with nice deck and comfortable shared living area
had fast wifi for me to work as well as to source places of interest to visit
everything was clean and fresh
stylish clean and comfortable
spacious clean and well appointed
a very clean comfortable & lovely place to stay
place was very clean and had everything we needed
lovely home & lovely host
great place awesome host
steve was an excellent host that responded promptly to our questions
steve was a great host
the correspondence with the host was superb and we had no issues with anything
good location as it is near city
great location close to city and the strand
lovely house in a great location
very nice place to stay central location
easy to find and in a good location just a short cab ride away from the cbd
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5. The Cosy Nook (from USD 57)

Providing budget-friendly accommodations for small families and groups staying in Railway Estate, this cozy three-bedroom house sleeps up to six guests. It is set in a quiet neighborhood 2 km (1.24 mi) away from the heart of Townsville. Two bedrooms are furnished with one queen-sized bed each, while one bedroom has a double bed. Further, this rental has a driveway, although it is quite steep. If you want to bring your pet, they are allowed to stay.

The Cosy Nook, fast Wifi , Netflix
Railway Estate, Queensland, Australia
167 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
what a lovely comfortable house-airconditioned-nicely (website hidden by airbnb) easy to get into town and the strand
pias house is super clean
the house was very clean
clean well presented and easy to access
incredibly clean with everything you need and more
the place is clean and we have everything we need for the stay
pia was a great host and prompt with communication
pet friendly is also a bonus would recommend without hesitation
communication with pia was excellent she was very accommodating in bringing extra household items requested
it is very pet friendly
great little spot and location cant fault it :) pia was a great host and very accommodating
great location only short drive to cbd
in a perfect location
quiet neighbourhood perfect holiday house close to everything
nice and quiet with convenience stores just minutes walk away and five minutes drive to townsville city
great little place in a nice quiet location
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6. Charming West End oasis (from USD 52)

This two-bedroom apartment is located in West End, only a seven-minute drive from the heart of Townsville. It offers all the comforts of a modern home, including a living room, a well-equipped kitchen, and laundry facilities. Further, there are two separate courtyards that are perfect for outdoor entertainment with your family and friends. With a fully fenced outdoor area, this property is suitable for families with kids and pets. You can be confident about staying with your pets here.

City oasis, pets ok*, free wifi, Netflix & library
West End, Queensland, Australia
290 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
complementary water and small snacks comfortable living area and couch
very clean and tidy place
beautiful self contained unit had everything you could ever need and was so clean and tidy
the unit was clean tidy and affordable
clean and lots of space for good value
we had high ceilings and a very clean apartment
julie is obviously an experienced host who provided excellent information
julie is a great host very friendly and approachable
julie is a fabulous host easy to communicate with
absolutely incredible place and fantastic service from host
pets were made to feel welcome and host went above and beyond to make us feel welcome
amazing value in a handy location
wonderful value for money location was fantastic - super close to the strand and the hospital
julie's place is in a great location near the airport and the strand
great little apartment in a good location
great location very easy to find and to check in
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7. Lovely home with a swimming pool (from USD 218)

Situated in Castle Hill, this lovely three-bedroom house is only a five-minute drive from the heart of Townsville. Ensuring you a relaxing stay, it features a lounge leading to an entertaining pool deck and a swimming pool surrounded by a spectacular, private, tropical backyard. The deck is equipped with a TV and barbecue facilities. Subject to approval, this rental may allow pets. The outdoor area is generous enough to accommodate your playful four-legged friends.

Luxury holiday house with pool near Strand!
Castle Hill, Queensland, Australia
235 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 4 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

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Amenities & Room:
lovely big house with amazing amenities and great deck and pool
provisions in the kitchen and coffee machine was a welcome addition
luxury with beautiful pool and beautiful backyard
lovely clean and spacious home
the place was very clean and close to everything
wendy's house is amazing absolutely beautiful peaceful spacious and clean
the host was awesome and willing to answer any questions
wendy was a welcoming host who was easy to communicate with
wendy is a top host and the house is amazing
wendy was the best host ever always making sure we were comfortable and had everything we needed
generous hosts kind neighbour's great value for money
great location and awesome stay
a fantastic location and beautiful home
great location and good for families
quiet location and great outdoor area
it is the perfect location for a lovely quiet getaway and yet still close to town
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8. The Pineapple House Townsville (from USD 78)

This two-bedroom bungalow is designed to make business and leisure travelers feel at home in North Ward, only about a five-minute drive from Townsville. Accommodating a maximum of six people, it offers a master bedroom with a queen-sized bed and another bedroom with two single beds. For extra sleeping space, the living room is equipped with a sofa bed.

Pets are allowed here, thanks to the enclosed rear courtyard. They can enjoy playing outside without you having reasons to worry. Moreover, there are shared barbecue facilities at your disposal.

Close to Strand, Family Friendly.
North Ward, Queensland, Australia
338 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 4 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
our family of 4 including our fur baby loved this clean & comfortable accommodation
nice little communal area upon entry with bbq table and chairs
everything was fresh and clean with charming decorations
the space worked well for us it was clean cozy and pleasant
spotlessly clean with all the essentials for a self catering stay
well equiped kitchen very clean and quiet neighbourhood
very clean & quiet with everything you need supplied
host is responsive and helpful
the host is a very nice person and greeted us warmly
andrea is friendly and was very responsive to our texts
hosts were appreciative of our change of circumstances & our need to alter our booking
andy and brett are truly super hosts
great location/proximity to the strand
great location close to the strand
wonderful place - great location
great area close to the strand
we highly recommend this location
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9. Charming apartment with a lovely view (from USD 84)

With a strategic position in a quiet neighborhood in North Ward, this charming two-bedroom apartment is only a five-minute walk from the heart of Townsville. It has a lounge room with access to a balcony, a fully functional kitchen, a dining area, and a laundry area with a washing machine and dryer. For your convenience when hitting the beach, the host also offers beach caps, beach towels, and beach umbrellas that you can use.

This rental is pet-friendly. You need not worry if you wish to stay with your pets.

Rosie's Home
North Ward, Queensland, Australia
295 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful apartment in north ward
rosie’s home is fantastic the apartment is huge and nicely decorated with lots of thoughtful provisions for our stay
light and airy apartment with great views in a fantastic location
the apartment is very clean & well appointed with wifi which was much appreciated
super place- very clean & comfortable
sparkling clean with modern decor
clean with a well appointed kitchen
the space is clean and comfortable
well equipped clean and comfortable
the hosts were very responsive and accommodating
having said that the hosts were responsive to my issues
perfect location close to everything
the location is great you can walk everywhere
brilliant location and spacious apartment
an amazing close unit to everything central if you love food
wonderful apartment in a perfect location
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10. Boutique beach apartment

This two-bedroom apartment in North Ward is only a two-minute walk from the beach, about a ten-minute walk from numerous cafes and restaurants, and about a five-minute drive from the heart of the city.

Designed to guarantee you a worry-free stay, it offers a seating area, a well-equipped kitchen, a dining area, two private bathrooms, and laundry facilities. Each bedroom has a queen-sized bed. If you wish to bring your pets, fret not as they may be allowed to stay upon request.

North Ward, Queensland, Australia
67 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
unit has comfortable furniture with great interior design extras
good selection of bathroom amenities
the unit is immaculate extremely comfortable with all mod cons
you can't go wrong with this 2 bedroom & 2 bathroom unit
would highly recommend to anyone wanting a comfortable quiet beach side holiday
modern and clean town house
extremely clean and well positioned accommodation
the apartment was clean spacious and nicely decorated
very clean and more than helpful
the place was sparkling clean and very homey
hosts are super friendly and helpful
the little added extras supplied by the hosts were greatly appreciated
steve was a fantastic host with a great sense of humour
we could not have asked for better hosts
arne & steve are outstanding hosts¡ the apartment was really confortable and super stacked
great location neat & tidy place
great spot close to everything
nice apartment located close to the waterpark
fantastic location and close to everything you need
great location just back from the stand close to everything but not too noisy
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Take a breather in Townsville

Townsville offers many enjoyable activities for the entire family. Bring your loved ones, including your pets, and check out these pet-friendly Airbnbs in Townsville, Australia.

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