Don’t want to go on holiday without your best friend?



Here on Phillip Island, there’s endless places for the whole family, including your cherished furry friends!  There’s top spots for an afternoon drinks, beaches that will impress and accommodation that will spoil your pet! So, don’t leave home without your best friend this Summer!







Ocean Reach Brewery:

“Pooch friendly alert! Bruno loves hangin’ out at our Phillip Island factory where all our Ocean Reach beer is produced. He also takes great pleasure in watching his ‘brew’ master down a refreshing Pale Ale at our Taphouse at day’s end. We’re certain he’s thinking… you earned it mate! ”

Enjoy a local cold beer and a mouth-watering burger with your furry friend at Ocean Reach Brewing. Conveniently located in Cowes, Ocean Reach Brewing has been creating 100% independent, hand crafted beers on Phillip Island for two years.





Phillip Island Winery:

Admire the rural views and taste some of the region’s best wines over a three-cheese platter at the Phillip Island Winery. Enjoy the sunshine and park up your pet in the stunning outdoor area. Gather some mates and enjoy an afternoon of music on the grass, or simply appreciate the fabulous wine and delicious food!






Purple Hen Winery:

Sit back and soak up the water views over a glass of local pinot with your pooch!  The family owned and operated winery produces premium cool climate wines on a beautiful part of Phillip Island. Just 90 minutes south of Melbourne you will find the winery down a quiet country road, surrounded by farmland and the shimmering waters of the Bay of Western Port.







Isola Di Capri Restaurant and Gelataria:

isola di capriDine on the verandah with ocean views that your doggie will love, indulge in authentic Italian dishes at Isola Di Capri.  Run by the Famagalli family, this cute Italian restaurant focuses on severing good quality and traditional Italian food! Or enjoy the freshest gelati, milkshakes and more outside the gelataria.





Places to stay with your pooch!

Getaway Phillip Island:

Find your perfect pet friendly holiday home with Getaway Phillip Island.  Getaway offers carefully selected beach houses, cottages and apartments in perfect locations on beautiful Phillip Island.






Ripples N Tonic:

If you’re looking for a farm stay experience that your dog can enjoy too, look no further than Ripples’N Tonic. Located in Ventnor, the farm stay is just a short walk to the beautiful Ventnor Beach and situated between the main township of Cowes and the World famous Penguin Parade.




More PET FRIENDLY accommodation


Ventnor Beach:

Hosting the only off leash beach (seasonal time restrictions apply), Ventnor Beach is a flat, low wave beach with stunning coastal views of Phillip Island and the Mornington Peninsula.

Where can I walk my dog on Phillip Island?

Restrictions for the protection of our native wildlife and for the amenity of other visitors apply on Phillip Island. From December 1 – 30 April, all dogs must remain on a leash at all times (Seasonal time restrictions apply). For a list of dog friendly beaches and areas please click here.




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