Fancy a day out with your furbaby? Head off on a roadtrip with your four-legged bestie and wander around the Pyrenees. Stretch your legs in a state park, relax in beer gardens and explore wine country. If you have a whole weekend to spare, camp under the stars in pet-friendly parks, or stay in pet friendly accommodation.
Start your morning with a coffee and puppucino at the pet-friendly O&L coffee shop. You and your pooch can enjoy your coffee in the Mediterranean style inspired garden. More than just a coffee shop, O&L also offer a wide range of gifts and homewares and is home to Doctors Creek Preserves.
Located 7kms out of Avoca, this stunningly picturesque cellar door has a welcoming team of staff ready to greet you and your pup with a smile. While you’re doing tastings, your furry best friend is welcome to enjoy a fresh waterbowl and relax in a sunny spot.
Enjoy lunch under the vines while soaking in the Autumn sunshine and tucking into some seriously good gourmet fare. If you are looking for something more casual, grab one of the winerys picnic rugs and a grazing platter and enjoy an alfresco session with your pooch on the lawn.
Following a tasting and a lunch, stretch your legs (all four of them) at the nearby Pyrenees State Forest. Pop a lead on your fur baby and enjoy a stroll to the Avoca Waterfalls. The waterfalls picnic ground is much loved by dogs for its numerous trees that are perfect for sniffing.
Drop into Summerfield Winery for a sneaky wine, an afternoon coffee or a snack. The large green open spaces is great for pups and their owners. Summerfield is also home to their famous wood fired pizza’s. The oven fires up for lunches Wednesday through to Sunday and dinner Friday and Saturday nights. if you can’t stay for a meal (and we suggest you squeeze it in), it’s worth taking home a bottle or two of their estate grown wine to enjoy later.
Beautifully positioned overlooking the river flats, Avoca’s Garden of Fire and Water is a delightful attraction to discover in the Pyrenees. Reflecting the Chinese heritage within the region, the garden represents and acknowledges the important contribution of early Chinese immigrants to Avoca during the gold rush era of 1850-1870. Pop a lead on your four legged friend and wander around the large boulders and follow the path out onto the Avoca Riverbanks.
Finish your day with a gourmet dining experience at The Avoca that’ll thrill your taste buds. The Avoca is a multi-awarding winning hotel and resturant in the town of Avoca. You and your pooch can be spoiled in the alfresco dining under the verandah which is equipped with gas heaters on cooler nights.
Make a weekend of it with these Pet friendly Accommdoation options
While camping in national parks is generally off-limits for dogs, our Pyrenees State Forest and Avoca Lions Park are pitch-perfect for pets.
For more creature comforts, curl up in one of our pet-friendly cottages or holiday house.