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Please respect the wishes of those that do not allow dogs to stay, particularly those that offer plentiful wildlife as part of their attraction.

This page is in the process of being updated and some new properties are yet to be contacted, and to make sure these details are still correct.  A *HUGE* thank you to all accommodation places that have been forthcoming with information. 

Dogs allowed - some properties have conditions
listed from closest to the Showgrounds to furthest

Grungle Downs Tropical Bed & Breakfast
McMillans Road Berrimah - Telephone/Fax:  08 8947 4440
Contact: Christie and Paul Dickenson
Dogs are welcome in their new secluded cottage with fenced yard, but must be under control at all times.  Website:
Beales BedFish & Breakfast
2 Todd Crescent, Malak - Telephone: 08 8945 0376 Fax: 08 8945 0379
Contact:  Heather and Allan Beale
A purpose built Guided Fishing Lodge with accommodation right in the heart of Darwin at Malak. Ideal for those that want to arrange a fishing trip  between dog shows.  Or maybe, Mum and Dad both go fishing! Beales is also a fully qualified and accredited child-care facility.
Kampgrounds of Australia (KOA) Caravan Park and the Lee Point Resort
KOA Caravan Park, McMillans Road Malak - Telephone 08 8927 2651
Lee Point Resort, Lee Point Road Lee Point - Telephone 08 8945 0535 Fax 08 8945 0642
These associated parks now allow people to stay with their dogs in owner's vans only.  KOA are ensuited sites, while Lee Point has powered and unpowered sites available. 
BT's at Moil
22 Pott Street, Moil - Telephone: 08 8927 5421
Contact:  Bob O’Callahan and Tony O’Callahan-Creed
Offering three bedroom holiday accommodation in the quiet Darwin suburb of Moil.  Self-contained and offering guests a home away from home within 2 minutes of Darwin airport.  Pets are only allowed by prior arrangement.  BT's offers a special welcome to gay travellers from around the globe.
Frangipanni Bed & Breakfast
6 Waters Street, Rapid Creek - Telephone: 08 8985 2797
Contact:  Peg and Des Gellert
Located at Rapid Creek and catering for singles, couples or families/groups, of up to 5 people, sharing the same bedroom. The large tropical garden is ideal for children to play in. Pets are allowed only by prior arrangement as the property has a much-loved cat.  Website:
Oasis Tourist Park
17 Morgan Road, Howard Springs - Telephone/Fax: 08 8983 1048
Located 22kms from Darwin Springs, just off the Stuart Highway.  Dogs can stay in owner's caravans only.  Well-shaded property close to service station and supermarket complex.   Website:
Coolalinga Caravan Park
Located 26kms from Darwin on the Stuart Highway and approximately 17kms from the showgrounds.  Dogs are allowed in owner's caravans only.  Cabins available, but no dogs can stay with guests in the cabins.  Located close to boarding kennels.  Facilities include service station, on site-shop and very close to large supermarket complex.
Telephone:  08 8983 1026 Fax:  08 8983 1931
The Lakes Resort
Located at Berry Springs, just off the Cox Peninsula Road, 54kms from Darwin.  Dogs can stay in their owner's caravans or in cabins.  No onsite caravans available.  Large swimming pool with waterslide. Two lakes with numerous water sports available.  Close to the Majestic Orchid Farm, Territory Wildlife Park, Crocodile Park, Berry Springs Nature Park and many other attractions.
Telephone:  08 8988 6277  Fax: 08 8988 6118

Useful website that allows you to view properties with 'pet-friendly' criteria:

Dogs not allowed, but close to boarding kennels

Darwin Airport Inn
Airport precinct, approximately 15 minutes from showgrounds.
Mercure Darwin Airport Resort
Airport precinct, approximately 15 minutes from showgrounds.
Airport Quality Hotel Darwin
225 McMillans Road, Jingili.  Just outside the Airport precinct, approximately 15 minutes from showgrounds.
Hidden Valley Tourist Resort
10 minutes south of Darwin, just off Stuart Highway.
Free Spirit Resort Darwin
15 minutes south of Darwin on the Stuart Highway.
Darwin Boomerang Motel Caravan Park
Located 24kms from Darwin and approximately 15kms from the showgrounds.
Howard Springs Caravan Park
Located on Whitewood Road, Howard Springs approximately 16kms from the showgrounds.  Part of the Big 4 Group.

The following properties have not allowed dogs to stay in the past, however have not been checked recently:

Humpty Doo Homestay
Leprechaun Resort
Discovery Shady Glen Caravan Park
Tumbling Waters Holiday Park

Suggestions for this site are always welcome - Please email details or questions.
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