9 Best Pet- & Dog-Friendly Accommodations In Wallaroo, Australia

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Wallaroo on South Australia’s Yorke Peninsula is a charming historical coastal town. Beachcombers will love the town’s scenic beaches, such as North Beach and Office Beach. Anglers will enjoy fishing in the iconic Wallaroo Jetty, and history buffs can relive the town’s history through the Wallaroo Heritage Trail. With a relaxed atmosphere and various accommodation options, Wallaroo is an ideal destination for a peaceful seaside escape and provides a glimpse into South Australia’s coastal charm.

Now, are you planning to go to Wallaroo but can’t afford to leave your dogs or other pets behind? Keep reading to unlock our guide for the best pet- & dog-friendly accommodations in Wallaroo, Australia.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) host status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and pet-friendly rules and regulations. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on April 14, 2024.

1. Maldon (from USD 123)

Maldon, a charming vintage beach town cottage located in the center of Wallaroo, is well-placed near attractions such as Cooper Cove Marina and Wallaroo Heritage and Nautical Museum. It has an expansive backyard enclosed in centuries-old stone walls — perfect for al fresco dining, parties, and playtime with pets.

Baltic pine and Jarrah flooring give this renovated three-bedroom property a classic appeal, while low-VOC colors give it a soothing vibe. Its full kitchen also stands out with the industrial-chic design that blends well with the property’s contemporary aesthetics.

Stayed at this property?
Wallaroo, South Australia, Australia
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

2. Idyllic holiday home in central Wallaroo (from USD 100)

This lovely cottage stands out in the neighborhood with its stone walls and brown and tan motifs. Families will especially love the property’s four spacious rooms and newly upgraded kitchen. Its shaded backyard also comes with barbecue facilities as well as a fenced area for fur buddies. Moreover, you’re free to bring one of your trained dog or cat who weighs 22 lb (9.98 kg) or less.

The property is located in central Wallaroo, placing you near Wallaroo Jetty, local restaurants, and the city’s shopping district. Meanwhile, the beach is just a few blocks away.

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Wallaroo, South Australia, Australia
Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

3. The Crab Shack (from USD 103)

The Crab Shack welcomes guests and their well-maintained pets with its immaculately maintained gravel lawn. This renovated century-old stone cottage is fully air-conditioned, and the paved backyard features a shaded outdoor dining area, a fish-cleaning station, and barbecue equipment.

Complete your stay by fishing in the famed Wallaroo Jetty, which is about 1 kilometer (0.62 miles) away. You can also hang out in the neighboring pub or take your pet to the Wallaroo Adventure Playground.

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Wallaroo, South Australia, Australia
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

4. Lovely new home in Wallaroo Marina (from USD 163)

This modern two-story house allows guests to bring up to two pets. It has a relaxing lounge on each floor, and the upper-floor deck offers spectacular views of the marina. Guests can also access the garage and backyard with barbecue facilities.

It is located in the Wallaroo Marina, a three-minute drive from local attractions such as the Wallaroo Golf Course and the Wallaroo Heritage and Nautical Museum.

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Wallaroo, South Australia, Australia
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

5. Charming house with a private patio (from USD 110)

This beautiful house is a modern-style property that comfortably accommodates guests with pets. Chromecast TVs and a ping pong table are available for guests’ entertainment, while the backyard provides barbecue equipment and a winter-ready fire pit. The garage is also available for storage.

This property is a five-minute drive from Wallaroo’s main attractions, including the must-visit North Beach.

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Wallaroo, South Australia, Australia
66 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 7 Beds 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
was the perfect getaway for our family of 7 plenty of beds and space for all
love all the board games and table tennis
plenty of room for 10 adults with a secure back yard for our dogs
great clean and spacious place
house was clean and spacious
very clean new house quite area
great accomodation and very clean
house is very clean and comfortable
owner was prompt to reply to questions very courteous
amazing place and a very nice host
heather is an excellent host we hope to stay again very soon
heather very responsive and kind
heather was very helpful and easy going
great location quiet and easy to find easy walk into the town along the walk/bike track
a great place to stay in a fantastic location
absolutely would recommend to anyone staying with a big family plenty of room and so close to everything
clean tidy house in a great location with a short drive to the main street an beach
great house great location host is super friendly and accommodating
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6. Schroeder Cottage (from USD 117)

Schroeder Cottage is a lovingly restored 1880s Welsh Miner’s Cottage with serene views of Mallee bushland and the sea. The pet-friendly property is a perfect getaway for couples or small families with its fully provisioned open-concept space and enclosed garden with a verandah.

Note that while there are smart TVs available, the property has no Wi-Fi. However, it is ideally situated near attractions such as the jetty as well as the town’s many conveniences, including pubs and restaurants.

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Wallaroo, South Australia, Australia
137 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
loads of room in secure well shaded yard and a bit of scrub next door
cottage is spotless and comfortable with plenty of options for sleeping and spreading out
i appreciated the kitchen having plenty of utensils
two living areas very comfortable
place was spotless and communication and access was easy
clean and very handy to everything
it’s very clean and well looked after
lovely cottage very clean and great cooling
place was really clean and very peaceful location
lorraine is a lovely and thoughtful host who is really easy to communicate
everything you need is supplied and a pet friendly yard
great communication with host and easy check in and out
cute little cottage close to everything
great location space and value
great place and good location
good location close to shops and boat ramp
great serenity good location not too far to walk to the jetty
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7. Beautiful house with beach access (from USD 98)

This gorgeous property offers spacious accommodation with accessibility features and a fully renovated kitchen. Pets are allowed and safe within the property’s enclosed yard, but the low front fence may not be suitable for large and athletic dogs. Parking is also available in the property’s garage, but if you’re bringing multiple vehicles or a boat, there is outdoor space available.

The house lies near the beach. Attractions such as the upgraded foreshore, the beach, and Wallaroo Jetty are a short walk away.

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Wallaroo, South Australia, Australia
60 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 6 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable and had everything we needed
also would have helped if basic essentials were in vicinity like kitchen towels kitchen scourer etc
lee’s place is roomy simple and basic for a comfortable stay
clean and comfy house
very clean and cool house
clean and tidy everything is good
it was a clean and nice home
would book again though great location clean and comfortable
communication with the owner was often very quick and very clear
was great location and comfortable
otherwise great location and house
neat and tidy good location
nice place near the town center and beach area
great value and location
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8. Sea Breeze Retreat (from USD 129)

Sea Breeze Retreat is a fully renovated heritage home in the heart of Wallaroo with easy access to the main street with its pubs and shops. It has dual driveway access and ample parking space for guests bringing their cars or boats.

The house’s most notable feature is a renovated bathroom with a large soaking tub. Pets are also welcome on the property, and they will especially love playing in the expansive enclosed backyard as their humans hang around the fire pit. Additionally, make sure to clean up and appropriately dispose of your fur buddies’s waste and remove all the pet hairs from the furniture using the available rollers. Pet bowls are also provided and must be cleaned after use.

Stayed at this property?
Wallaroo, South Australia, Australia
84 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 7 Beds 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
a beautiful property that was immaculate on arrival
monica is a very responsive host thank you
central to all needs and very well presented
gorgeous house beautifully decorated in a convenient location in town
excellent location just a short stroll from everything that you need
a lovely heritage style house in a great location
beautiful house walking distance to the beach shops restaurants and pubs very much enjoyed our stay
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9. Anchors Away Holiday Cottage (from USD 159)

Anglers and families with pets will love Anchors Away Holiday Cottage, a centrally located beige stone house near Wallaroo’s shopping areas and attractions such as Cooper Cove Marina.

It has a spacious gravel driveway that allows parking for cars or boats as well as a backyard with a covered deck and a shed with a barbecue grill and fish-cleaning bay. Pets are also welcome on the property but they are explicitly not allowed inside the house.

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Wallaroo, South Australia, Australia
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Stay where tails can wag in Wallaroo, Australia

Don’t leave your dogs or other pets behind if you’re planning to visit Wallaroo, Australia! Take them to the beach, or have them accompany you as you fish in the jetty. You can have all the fun in the world with your furry friends when you book a pet-friendly retreat from our avoce list.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
Disclosure: Trip101 selects the listings in our articles independently. Some of the listings in this article contain affiliate links.


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