The Heritage Caravan Park is the only truly pet friendly caravan park I have been to. They really mean it. Dog’s are allowed inside the units, dogs are not turned away due to breed, there is a doggie day care, self serve dog wash and to top it all of the love is spread for all animals. Heritage welcomes not only dogs, cats and birds but horses and even the odd camel… seriously!
We stay at Heritage when we travel to Alice Spring with the dogs. Heritage is 6km south of Alice Springs CBD, near the Big 4 and G’Day Mate Tourist Parks.
The park does have excellent facilities for dogs but also has a massive pool. In Alice, the size of the pool does matter. Small shallow pools in summer end up like warm baths, rest assured this pool is big enough to stay cool all summer. They also have a nice kids’ play ground which is quite nice. It is also worth mentioning their wide range of caravan spare parts and camping equipment. It is not a caravan shop but it may get you out of trouble.
On our most recent stay we were having car issues and did not know when we would be able to pick our car up and leave Alice Springs. This complicated things as we had a hire car we could not take the dogs around town with us and we did not know how long we needed accommodation for. Luckily for us the guys at Heritage really looked after us.
First up Doggie Day Care allowed us to get out and enjoy our time in Alice Springs. This was a huge weight off our shoulders. Mark (the park manager) also informed me that anyone is welcome to use Doggie Day Care. At $20 a day it is a solution for many troubled travellers. The dog wash facility is also available for people who are staying outside of the park.
Heritage were charging us $145 per night for the 2 bedroom cabin. However when we reached $550 they allowed us to stay the remainder of the week for free as we had reached their weekly rate. I asked Mark if he wanted this made public and he said he was more then happy to look after any traveller in need.
Now Heritage is definitely the solution for those of us travelling with pets. It does not however have the facilities of a Big 4 or a major caravan park. The Cabins are also quite old however they are acceptable and the air-conditioner works well!
Mark tells me that they are pretty well booked solid through the peak season so make sure to book in advance! Below are the 2015 rates and here is a link to Heritage’s web page.
2 Bedroom Cabin
Single Room With Ensuite
Single Room no ensuite
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