Point Lonsdale

Point Lonsdale is a coastal town on the Bellarine Peninsula in Victoria 25 kilometres from Geelong and just under 100 kilometres from Melbourne. Together with its neighbouring town Queenscliff the two towns provide a number of pet friendly accommodation venues so that visitors van enjoy a relaxing break at the beach.

With a population of approximately 2750 permanent residents Point Lonsdale forms the northern bank of the entrance to Port Phillip Bay which sees many large ships pass by on their way to and from Melbourne and the Point Lonsdale Lighthouse is a significant landmark, constructed to help protect these vessels from the dangers of the famous rip that often serves up treacherous seas.

The town was named after policeman William Lonsdale and is also well known as the birth place of former Victorian Premier Thomas Hollway. There are a number of heritage listed sites also at Point Lonsdale.

On the open sea side of the town there are often sightings of southern right and humpback whales which also draw crowds along the coastline to view these magnificent creatures. At the beginning of December a norfolk pine of over 100 years in age is lit up to signify the beginning of the christmas period. This has been happening since 1952. Point Lonsdale also boasts a Golf Club, the Point Lonsdale Bowling Club and the local Boardriders Club. 

Pet friendly accommodation at Point Lonsdale is made up mainly of pet friendly holiday homes and the caravan park whereas pet related services other than pet friendly accommodation include pet food supplies, pet friendly dining venues, vets, horse riding opportunities, boarding kennels, dog grooming and washing businesses, pet minding and dog walking services and pet transport operators.

Point Lonsdale is a lovely coastal township that has become extremely popular with visitors both on daily visits or to enjoy a break from their normal day to day working life. To take advantage of the range of pet friendly accommodation in the area just take a look through the pet friendly listings below and reserve your time in Point Lonsdale.

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