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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great 2 night stay with our 2 dogs in a fenced budget cabin. Very comfy. What a beautiful location, Tarra valley is picturesque, Woodend beach only 1/2 an hour away, kms of deserted beach to play on. Great place for a doggy holiday. Well equipped cabins, and lots of fenced exercise areas.

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Milan, Italy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very enjoyable place to stay. Everybody (and every dog) was friendly and welcoming. The Tarra valley is a very restful spot to stay and relax, comfortable in the knowledge that our dogs are welcome. The owners are very friendly and inviting. Looking forward to a return visit.

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Reviewed 27 January 2017

We had an unbelievably peaceful and rejuvenating stay with our beautiful dog. The park is lovely - spacious, quiet and carefully landscaped. The staff were friendly and helpful. It is a paradise for dogs, as well as for people. Part of the relaxation, for me at least, was the lack of mobile phone contact. There is Wifi, however you have...

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Thank David S
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

We camped at this amazingly dog friendly site and have nothing but praise for it. Set in gorgeous scenery this is a top notch camping area but with the added bonus of the dog oriented facilities. Tremendous off leash areas where you can play with your dogs with no fear of them wandering off, supplies of toys, water, poo bags...

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Thank sheensy
Reviewed 11 January 2017

At first glance, $50 p/night seemed a little over the top. However, we have never been to a caravan/camping park that catered so thoroughly for dogs. 6 runs, fenced in camping, freedom for our "Best friend". Highlight of our week was the koala walking down the street with the baby on her back. 17 koalas call the immediate area home....

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Thank tootz5golf
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We decided to spend Christmas in the great outdoors camping with our two dogs. A constant challenge we face when searching for campsites is finding one that has campground facilities that is also dog-friendly. TRULY dog-friendly, not pretend dog-friendly where dogs must be tied up at all times! We camped for 8 days when we found this rainforest paradise. Best...

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Thank Gulliverthegirl
Reviewed 5 December 2016

We've been to Best Friends resort several times previously, but not for some time, and we always come away asking why we don't go more often? This is just the best place to unwind and get away from all the stresses of the world (no mobile coverage or internet - just what we needed!), and just spend quality time with...

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Thank Debbi W
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

I have to say firstly that this place is just amazing. A lot of places claim to say they are dog friendly, this place is dog orientated. My wife and I have been taking our fur children here for 4 years now and we love watching the puppies just loose their minds. We always stay in the fenced powered camp...

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Thank Jar1981
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

I have been looking for dog friendly accommodation and finally found a gem! It is set up so that very need for u and your pooch is catered for. We were in the Huckleberry Hound mini deluxe cabin with forest views and waterfall soundscape. We will definitely be back . The owners were very friendly to deal with too. Highly...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We've stayed here many times in the deluxe cabins, each of which is themed eg Scooby-Doo's Shack or Pluto's Palace! Each cabin is comfortable and warm with its own fenced grassed area for the pooches to hoon around and/or do their business. Plus several really big fenced running areas for the dogs to enjoy. Owners Ralph and Coralie couldn't be...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The multi award-winning Best Friend Holiday Retreat is situated 3km from the beautiful cold temperate rainforest of the Tarra Bulga National Park, specialising in people travelling with their dog/s. 25 mins car drive to the start of 90 mile beach (Woodside Beach) which is an off-leash dog beach all year round. 7 cabins fully fenced, ranging from Budget to Deluxe. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Best Friend Holiday Retreat

Address: 1720 Tarra Valley Rd, Tarra Valley, Victoria 3971, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Gippsland > Tarra Valley
Price Range: $133 - $319 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“fenced tent, caravan and cabins are available”
 of 5 bubbles tootz5golf, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Scooby-Doo cabin faces away from the rest of the park, into amazing forest. More privacy and fantastic to hear the river and bird calls.”
 of 5 bubbles 386debbiw, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Scooby-Doo's Shack has views of the creek and the neighbouring farm's horses and cows.”
 of 5 bubbles 471philippas, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All cabins have a terrific view.”
 of 5 bubbles 61Shaz, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Any of the cabins, even the budget ones have everything you need and enough space.”
 of 5 bubbles ClareJaneP, 28 Feb 2016 | Read review
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