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Pet Friendly Accommodation in Port Douglas


For all pet friendly accommodation it is customary for each property owner to be advised prior to making the booking.  

Information the owner requires:

Type of breed



If the pet(s) is an outdoor or indoor pet.  

If you will be leaving the pet behind alone or taking it out exploring with you.  

In some case an extra deposit is required if pets are being accommodated. 

Please note that if you have a registered helper/companion dog, then accommodation, restaurants and bars, by law, have to accept their presence, whether they are pet friendly or not. 


Pet Friendly Villa Accommodation in Port Douglas 

5+ Bedroom pet friendly accommodation in Port Douglas


Ulysses 25

This is the perfect accommodation for large groups that are looking for all the comforts of home in a tropical, immaculately presented property. Backing on to a lake and located 5 km from the main centre of Port Douglas and about a 1km walk to the beach, there are 5 spacious bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms.  Added features include a soundproofed theatre room, separate games room with pool table and built in bar. 

Outside there is a large timber-decked entertaining area and pool area with views across the lake. 


Mistral Tropical Beach House

This is a completely private a spacious hideaway nestled at the end of a cul de sac only 300m from the iconic Four Mile Beach.  With 5 bathrooms, it can accommodate quite easily 10 guests (plus dog) in comfort. 

Ideal for large groups and great for catering, being only a minute’s walk from restaurants, bars, gourmet deli, takeaway fish and chip shops and local shuttle buses into Port Douglas.

Mistral has a backyard overlooked by large rainforest trees.  There is a spacious 10 metre swimming pool with outdoor shower (perfect for washing the sand off the dog after the beach).


4 Bedroom pet friendly accommodation in Port Douglas


Mali Mali

This is the crème de la crème of properties. Crowned Australia’s Best House and Queensland’s Best House, this is the beauty queen of the property world. 

Designed by award winning architect, Chris Vandyke and located on 40 acres of hilltop there is plenty of room for you and your dog to roam. From the house there is a 360 degree view from Pacific Ocean to the Rainforest (so you can also keep an eye on them too!).

The grounds include water gardens, walking tracks, tropical pavilions, a tennis court and an infinity pool. 

With it’s own heli pad, you can even fly your pampered pooch in.  


Little Sugar Shack

This is a 4 bedroom architecture designed house that is based on the classic Queensland sugar-farm homestead style.  It is shuttered throughout to utilize the natural breezes of tropical far north Queensland (the main living area does also have air-conditioning).

There are two bathrooms (with each bedroom having access and privacy locks for each door, so it does have the feeling of ensuite for all bedrooms).

There are two Queens, a double and a bunk bed double under a single top. 

For your dog there is a spacious deck with front and back lawns where they can run around.  If you wish to keep an eye on them then what better way, than from the luxury of the spa located on the deck area. 

This is a delightful traditional house that gives a home from home appeal with a local flavor. 

Located near local shuttle buses (5 minute drive to town) and the local Wildlife Park. 



Located on a massive 30 acres just 15 minutes drive from Mossman and 30 minutes from Port Douglas this is the getaway of all getaways. You will find this house located at the end of a 500 metre winding drive, in the hidden Whyanbeel Valley amongst tropical flowers and fruit orchards. 

Your dog won’t believe how much room there is to run around!

This is a serious haven that will appeal to those who wish to be immersed in nature and are seeking ambience and solitude, relaxation and luxury all rolled into one. 

Overlooking the Daintree Mountains this is a total reclusive paradise. 

Take the dog swimming in the local creeks and mountain streams or walking through the lush, unspoiled gardens that this property offers. Outside, there is a deck area and a covered BBQ area. 

The property also has a 20 metre heated pool and your own Vichy spa room (spa therapists can be arranged separately).

The accommodation consist of 2 kings, 1 queen, 1 single and a king day bed in a Bali inspired cabana and 3 bathrooms.


Hope Street Getaway

This family (and pet) friendly, spacious, fully equipped house is located less than 5 minutes drive to Port Douglas and 2 minutes from the iconic Four Mile Beach.

This house offers relaxed family living with 4 large bedrooms that can comfortably accommodate 8 guests.  

In the spacious garden (fenced) there is a large swimming pool and spacious patio area.  Ideal for the children to ride their bikes round and the dog to run. 


Avalon of Port Douglas

Avalon is a private, secluded home set in its own tropical grounds and located a short walk to the beach and a few minutes drive from the centre of Port Douglas. 

Featuring a stunning pool with waterfall, outside showers and baths (perfect for washing a sandy dog after a beach walk) this is your own tropical oasis. 

With rainforest timber floors, and Daintree silky oak timber throughout “Avalon” embodies the essence of Australian sultry tropics. Any pets are required to be kept outside. 

This house offers all facilities for a perfect family getaway and even includes a 50m sq fully air-conditioned dedicated home theatre.

Minimum stay is 5 nights


Orchard Hill Port Douglas

Nestled in a secluded setting surrounded by lush tropical gardens Orchard Hill offers privacy, space and a total luxury hideaway in the tropical environs of Port Douglas.  This accommodation comes with a professionally stocked kitchen that appeals to chefs and cooks (and those aspiring to be one). With 4 bedrooms and 3 living areas there is almost a room for everyone in the family. Laze in the spacious outdoor area or by the billabong pool or watch films in the family media room. 

There are 4 separate bedrooms (Master with ensuite king) with 1 bedroom having a Queen bed and the other 2 bedrooms are either King singles or King double. No two bedrooms share a wall with the others so privacy is ensured.

There is an outdoor covered lanai with a second poolside dining table for 8, plus occasional seating and sunbeds by the pool.

This property positively welcomes all the family including your dog and offers doggy water and food bowls; night bed as well as a fully fenced back garden so your 4 legged doggy friend can explore as you relax.


Great Barrier Reef House

The pet friendly “The Great Barrier Reef Beach House” is located on the beachfront at beautiful Wonga Beach.  This is a 10 minute drive from central Port Douglas and 5 minute drive from Mossman. The house is set in tropical gardens where you can relax amongst palms and the fragrance of Frangipani. Along with its four spacious bedrooms there are multiple sitting rooms (including a rumpus room and media room). The home is centred round a large, solar heated pool with double sailcloth protection. So you can lounge and swim safely under the shade of the tropical sun. 

The house has four large bedrooms (two with ensuite) plus an additional two bathrooms, an additional toilet and an outdoor hot and cold shower (perfect for washing down the dog after a day on the beach).

Located only a few minutes drive from the Daintree Ferry. There is easy access to the Great Barrier Reef and this property is 1.5 hours from Cairns International Airport.


The Artist’s Residence, Whyanbeel

4 bedrooms with 5 beds – can accommodate 8 guests and dog.

This property is surrounded by nature yet close enough to drive ten minutes away to the local town of Mossman, where there is a large Woolworths, chemists, hospital, coffee shops, a bustling Saturday morning market and the stunning Mossman Gorge.  In only thirty minutes you can drive to Port Douglas, where you can laze on the iconic Four Mile Beach, eat in fine dining restaurants or leave for a visit to the Great Barrier Reef. In the other direction you will find Cape Tribulation and the pristine Daintree Rainforest is a 40 minute drive away. From Cairns airport it is about 1 hour 20 minutes (transfers can be arranged), though having a rental car whilst staying here is highly recommended. 

This house is divided on two levels. Upstairs there is a tree loft with a king size bed, with stunning views. There is also an ensuite and second bedroom with two single beds.  All beds have mosquito nets and al fresco balconies. Downstairs are two large bedrooms one with a king bed and the other with a queen (these rooms have air conditioning).

The living area has a 10 seated table and a couch. The main bathroom is “outdoor” style with a large bathtub and shower. 

In keeping with the back to nature philosophy of this residence there are no televisions and no wifi (wifi can be accessed less than a minutes walk away).  There is a landline but no mobile reception. 

The Whyanbeel River is two minutes walk away and you can swim in the fresh, clear water direct from the rainforest all year round. Your drinking water comes directly from an underground spring. 

The house is very open plan house with no fenced off areas. It is away from the road and in a rural location. Dog bowl/doggy bed can be provided on request.  


3 Bedroom pet friendly accommodation in Port Douglas


Opal Reef Villa at Templemoon

This is a luxury executive 3 bedroom 2.5 bathroom villa that can accommodate six guests and dog. The property has its own private walkway to the beach on Port Douglas's iconic Four Mile Beach, which is ideal for dog walking and for doggy socialising with other Port Douglas pooches. 

Not only is the property pet friendly but it is also family and baby friendly, with toddler gates and cots also available. 

Opal Reef is located next to the fabulous Paradise Links golf course. It is about 5 km from the centre of Port Douglas and is serviced by the local mini bus shuttle services or just a 4 minute drive into town. 

Opal Reef is a well-appointed villa, recently refurbished with top-quality furnishings. There is a spa bath in the main bathroom.

The back area of this villa is private and fenced off with its own pool area so your dog can have its own space to run around in.


Ocean Eyes Getaway

Ocean Eyes Getaway can accommodate 6 guests (plus dog) with two bathrooms. House is a short walk out front or back gate to the beach, great for kids, dogs and adults. Nearby activities include kite surfing (dogs love barking at these strange airborne structures). For those that want just privacy you can stay and sit by the pool and enjoy the surrounds.

You can park your hire car in the garage, or if you don’t have transport it’s only a short walk 200m to the bus stop into town 3km away to do the shopping, and the great selection of cafes in Macrossan Street. 

For accommodation there are three large bedrooms with one king and two twin/or king beds.  This is a pavilion style home so there is plenty of room to segregate guests and dog. 

There is an open plan outdoor eating and BBQ area. 


Castaway on Oak Beach

This 3 bedroom (4 beds), 2 bathroom house can accommodate 8 guests plus dog. Along with the bedrooms there is a rumpus room comprising of 2 large day beds and main bedroom that opens up to the pool and decking area. 

Castaway on Oak Beach is located in the quiet and secluded hamlet of Oak Beach.  It is located just 10 metres from the front gate – that’s 30 paces for you and a few more paces depending on the size of your dog. Oak Beach is an uncrowded 2km of pristine beach that your dog and you will enjoy – chasing the crabs, going after sticks or just frolicking in the surf. 

The house itself is an open plan layout and has alfresco dining and a large entertaining area so you can cook up a feast and enjoy balmy tropical nights under the starry sky. All the entertaining area is fenced in so you don’t have to worry about your dog going walkabout.


Beach Villa – Absolute Beachfront

This villa is all about beach life. It consists of 3 bedrooms (4 beds) 2 bathrooms and can accommodate six guests (plus dog). This villa is located on Newell Beach and has private balconies and terraces with panoramic views to Port Douglas and across to the Great Barrier Reef.

Newell Beach is a 30minute drive to Port Douglas, 10 minute drive to Mossman and 35 minute drive to the pristine Daintree Rainforest on Cape Tribulation.

If you were located any closer to the beach you’d be wet! This is seamless outdoor, indoor tropical living.  There are no fences so if you have a walkabout dog then it might need some restraining if left outside. 



Jabiru is a private detached house with a wet-edge pool and literally a swing away from the golf course.  This 3 bedroom, 4 bedroom house has everything one could want for a family holiday home away from home holiday. The living and dining areas open to a covered verandah so you can experience the tropical inside outside of tropical living. 

With a totally modern edge, and being only two years old this stunning villa offers all the mod cons (Cable TV, DVD, CD, Wifi) not only in the living areas but in the gourmet kitchen also. 

For your pooch the large outside area is enclosed and is secure. Jabiru has dog bowls and poo bags and if you wish for any other doggy convenience then the owners are happy for you to ask. 


Blue Sage

This interior designed house of (Leroy Belle) 3 bedroom (3 beds), 2 bathrooms offers tropical sophistication in Port Douglas.   

There is a large, enclosed tropical garden full of mature exotic plants and pool, ideal for an exploring dog to get lost in.

All living areas are open plan that lead out to a covered outdoor dining and lounge area so you can fully experience the tropical inside outside lifestyle. 

You are located near the supermarket, bottle shop, pharmacy and the Wildlife Habitat nature centre. It is a five minute drive from the centre of Port Douglas and a two minute drive (8 minute dog walk) from the shores of Four Mile Beach. 



Solander is a 3 bedroom (5 beds) 2 bathroom (plus master room spa ensuite) house that is perfect for a family getaway. With large living areas (includes game room) this property feels positively palatial. A private courtyard leads off from the master bedroom where a sundeck and tropical vegetation surround the saltwater.

With a heated swimming pool your outside inside living is perfect all year round.  Your dog not only can roam the expansive space inside the house but the fenced in garden also.  

Located 10 minute walk away from the local shops at Four Mile Beach and a 5 minute drive from the heart of Port Douglas. The beach is only a 2 minute dog walk away through a rainforest path – so plenty for your dog to sniff on the way there!


Daintree Magic Holiday House

Located in the heart of the Daintree Rainforest on Cape Tribulation and boasting spectacular views across the Coral Sea this is a true jewel in the crown of scenic living.

There are three bedrooms with 4 beds (sleeps 8 guests) with all bedrooms having spectacular views and sea breezes. The living area is located upstairs in a Queenslander style living on poles. With two large verandahs (and spa bath on one), this is classic tropical living. 

There are 2 lounge rooms, one with TV and dining and another room with table and bench seats with games, books and toys.  

Your dog can roam the expansive area on the verandahs and the living areas.  Downstairs you are straight in the jungle and the smells and excitement for your dog of the local wildlife and flora and fauna of this amazing environment.  Cow Bay Beach is only 8-10 minutes away (or one minute by car).  You will love exploring the rock pools, seaweed, crabs and fish along the coastal edge. 

If you want to rock hop then you can walk to the south for 20 minutes over the rocks to Calf Bay, a stunning little Cove just south of Cow Bay. 

If you want to swim in crystal clear waters then swim in Hutchinson Creek behind Mason’s store and below Heritage Lodge is a favourite with the locals (have lunch at Heritage Lodge (not dog friendly)).


Oak Beach Beach House

This is a perfectly located Beach House located on the idyllic Oak Beach, 15 minute drive from Port Douglas. This is a three bedroom (5 beds), two bathroom house with a large fenced in swimming pool area with outside dining and seating area. 

With a large, equipped kitchen and large living area your pet will have plenty of room to run around inside. Oak Beach is only a second’s doggy walk away where your dog can enjoy running in the waves and chasing crabs. 


Seaside Escape

Location, Location, Location!  This three bedroom house is within doggy walking minutes from the iconic Four Mile Beach and ten minutes walk from the centre of Port Douglas. With a fenced off private back yard and pool, your pooch will be on holiday here as much as you!

This townhouse has three large bedrooms and one and a half bathrooms. There is a large salwater pool (shared) and you have your own private yard. 


Bali Hai

Bali Hai is a 3 bedroom (with 5 beds that can accommodates 8 guests) and 3 bath luxury paradise oasis set in its own grounds surrounded by the lush vegetation and foliage of its own tropical valley. A winner of many design awards and featured in national and international magazines, this is the perfect getaway location. 

This place puts a capital “I” in Idyllic. This is a total retreat location (no neighbours or other signs of civilisation around). This luxury residence will have you feeling like you are a million miles away from the rest of the world and yet you are only 5 minutes away from Mossman (supermarket, Post Office, bars and restaurants) and 15 minutes from Port Douglas.  With access by road and helicopter this is a place that dreams are made of.

Bali Hai is an Indonesian inspired residence with separate buildings for the bedrooms and ensuite Bali-inspired bathrooms with the expansive main living area housed under the auspices of a larger building. With Miele gas cooking in the gourmet kitchen you’ll be cooking up more than a nasi goreng. Cook and relax whilst listening to the Bose sound system. 

All the bedrooms and living areas open up to expansive views across the mountains and across the tropical gardens. The view from the infinity pool across rainforest hills is aptly named as you can purvey the beauty of your stunning surroundings from this watery sun-trap. A nearby mountain stream runs through the property so your dog will have plenty to explore.

As a note for dog lovers the grounds are expansive and not bordered. There is a fenced in area at the front of the living area that leads to the pool that could comfortably accommodate a dog.


Port Douglas Valley Retreat

Port Douglas Valley Retreat is a nestled beneath the Black Mountain at the head of the Mowbray Valley in a stunning tropical rainforest setting. 

The accommodation is a wooden style typical “Queenslander” style that comfortably sleeps up to nine guests. With 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms the house is surrounded by wide verandahs and with so much beautiful timber a termite would think they have reached termite heaven!  Both main bedrooms and ensuites and a queen bed, while a ‘sleep out’ has a 4 poster queen bed. One bedroom also has an extra double and single bed.

There is a private outdoor shower with an inside outside bath that you can wallow your cares away in.

The main Port Douglas is only a 10 minute drive away, so though you might think you are in complete isolation you are not far away from the night life, shops and restaurants of central Port Douglas. 

No dogs allowed on the beds. They recommend you bring a dog bed with you. At night they stipulate that dogs sleep inside or on the verandah to preserve local wildlife. There is a fenced in area of 5 acres – they can supply dog bed if requested. 

Please advise at time of booking if you intend to bring your four-legged friend.  


Pet Friendly Camping – Port Douglas

Tropic Breeze – Caravan Park

24 Davidson Street

07 4099 5299

They are pet friendly with stipulations that pets do not stay in units or tents.  Dogs are allowed in motorhomes and caravans.  Only dogs that are friendly and socially adaptable are welcome. 




Pet Friendly Resorts/Guest Houses


Dreamcatcher Luxury Apartments

Dreamcatcher Luxury Apartments offer contemporary studio, 1 or 2 bedroom self-catering apartments. Located in a beach side location and a doggy walk away from the iconic Four Mile Beach, Dreamcatcher Apartments embody a zingy tropical ambiance surrounded by lush tropical gardens and a scenic pool.  Only two of their 12 apartments are pet friendly, so book early to secure.

Located near the shops and facilities (bottle shop, bars, restaurants) of Four Mile and a five minute drive into the centre of Port Douglas.  


Pink Flamingo

Pink Flamingo in Port Douglas is a stylish, colourful resort nestled in its own tropical gardens. The laid-back hippy vibe and chilled ambiance has been a hit with its guests and Pink Flamingo has been awarded many Trip Advisor Awards. 

The Pink Flamingo welcomes adults and pets alike (minimum age 18 years old – people not pets). You will be located within 15 to 20 minutes dog walking minutes away from the centre of Port Douglas, across the road from bus transportation and a few minutes cycle ride away with their complimentary bike service – doggy will have to run behind!

Pets are welcome if well behaved. 

A number of the Private Garden Villas are set up to accommodate your pet, including offering dog bowls and blankets. Just advise when booking that you have a pet so that they know.  Additional charges apply. 


Daintree/Cape Tribulation

Bringing pets to Cape Tribulation is tightly regulated due to dogs being the major source of wildlife mortality, especially Cassowaries and Cassowary chicks. 


Lync-Haven Rainforest Retreat

Lot 44 Cape Tribulation Road

07 4098 9155

Lync-Haven is located in the heart of the tropical rainforest on Cape Tribulation. It is just teeming with wildlife. Cassowaries wander the grounds regularly and Boyd’s rainforest dragons skitter amongst the trees.  Encounter white-lipped tree frogs, sawshell turtles or wake up to the distinctive sounds of the Wompoo Pigeon (named after its call).  There is even a kangaroo and swamp wallaby enclosure with rescued wildlife.

By the restaurant dine amongst friendly native birds that wander out of their cages and say hello to guests.

It offers caravan, camping (powered and non-powered sites) and Queen size bed rooms and family rooms. 

Due to the high visitation rates of Cassowaries and the abundance of wildlife dogs are to be kept on a leash at all the times. No dogs are allowed in the cabins, but there is space outside where they can be tied up. 


Rainforest Village – Caravan/Camping

Lot 1, Cape Tribulation Road, Diwan

07 4098 9015

Rainforest village is located deep in the heart of Cape Tribulation and the Daintree Rainforest. 

If offers large roomy sites that are powered/unpowered. They have a kitchen with BBQ, sinks and fridges and even a locally stocked general store and service station. 

Rainforest Village welcomes responsible pet owners and dogs that aren’t “maniacs”. 

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