Dog-friendly properties

As dog lovers ourselves, we know how hard it can be to find holiday accommodation that also welcomes your family pooch!

Tekapo is a fantastic destination for dogs, with plenty of walks and outdoor cafe dining within walking distance from your holiday home.  The extensive, dog-friendly Tekapo Regional Park is right on your doorstep, and even includes a fully fenced dog park! 

Many of our properties are happy to host well-behaved, house trained dogs.  Most allow access to the entire property so they may be inside with you; others permit use of just the garage and outside grounds.  Check us out on the fantastic Dog Friendly New Zealand website!

To find available options, use the ‘SEARCH’ bar above, choosing the dog options from the ‘Advanced’ list:
>> Dogs welcome = permitted inside & out 
>> Dogs negotiable = permitted outside and in the garage only

We just ask dog owners to follow a few simple requests while staying;

  • Bring your own pet bedding as dogs are not permitted on beds or furniture
  • One dog only unless by agreement.
  • Unless the property is fenced keep your dog leashed while outside
  • Do not leave your dog inside the house unattended
  • Ensure you pick up after your dog and dispose of it in the correct bin
  • Dogs need to be booked in prior to arrival, and there is a one-off $20 dog fee.  

Please contact us to discuss the best option for you and your 4 legged friend.  Further details can be found on our FAQs page.

Here's what previous dog loving guests have to say:

"Clean, warm & welcoming.  Also, that we could have our dogs with us made it an A+++++ stay'"- stayed at Hazel's House
"Great place to stay with kids. Easy walking distance to cafes and restaurants. Very clean and tidy and fantastic that we could take our dog too. Thanks!" - stayed at Kaltech House
"Many thanks for a super stay and for making our dogs feel so welcome!!!" - stayed at Kentmere Cottage
"We had the most wonderful time. It was fantastic that we could take our dog and he had a fabulous time as well being away with his "pack" - stayed at Castle Hall
"Absolutely brilliant house! Amazing view and excellent being able to bring our little dogs" - stayed at Number 8
"Great! Easy to get to everything and private location. LOVED I could take the dog!!" - stayed at Beech Cottage
"Fantastic location for a family & dog friendly trip. Great shared spaces & lots of amenities and really clean" - stayed at Araki
"Great spot. It was great to be able to bring our dog. We knew it wasn't fully fenced, and our dog sure did enjoy all the rabbits!" - stayed at Lilybank Cottage
"Really nice house with wonderful views over lake Tekapo. We would definitely stay again and it was great to be allowed to bring our dog to stay too" - stayed at Lake House
"My dog loved this place!" - stayed at The Red Nest

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"This was a really cute cottage!!! The view was fantastic. The interior was beautiful. The bed and the pillows made one feel like sleeping on a cloud. A big fridge and freezer, even a very good washing machine. This is a cottage to return to!"

Cass Crib, Comj (Germany), February 2017