VICTORIAN DOG BEACHES

MELBOURNE

 

BAYSIDE MELBOURNE:

 

🐾 Sandridge Beach | Timeshare Dog Beach in Port Melbourne

Sandridge Beach, Port Melbourne, Victoria

Between the rock groyne opposite Barak Road and the rock groyne opposite Cumberland Road.

This vast beach area includes the following dog friendly beaches (from west to east):

Sandridge Beach – dogs allowed off leash between April – Oct | Prohibited at all other times

Fishermans Beach – dogs allowed off leash between April – Oct | Prohibited at all other times

Westport Reserve Beach – dogs allowed off leash at all times

Area between Westport Reserve Beach and Prince Pier – dogs allowed off leash between April – Oct | Prohibited at all other times

For further detailed off leash restrictions, please click here 

 

🐾 Port Melbourne Beach | Timeshare Dog Beach in Port Melbourne

Port Melbourne Beach, Port Melbourne, Victoria

Dogs are allowed off leash East of Bay Street at all times. West of Bay Street is off leash area between April – Oct. Dogs 

Area between Westport Reserve Beach and Prince Pier – dogs allowed off leash between April – Oct | Prohibited at all other times

For detailed information on permitted off leash access, please click here 

 

🐾 South Melbourne Beach | Timeshare Dog Beach in South Melbourne

Port Melbourne Beach, Albert Park, Victoria

Dog friendly beach in South Melbourne! Off leash at all times between April and end of October.

 

🐾 Middle Park Beach | Timeshare Dog Beach in Middle Park

Beaconsfield parade, Middle Park, Victoria.                                                           
Dog friendly beach in Middle Park. Dogs permitted off leash at all times between 1st April - 31st October 

 

🐾 West Beach & St Kilda Harbour | 24h dog beach in St Kilda

330 Beaconsfield Parade, Saint Kilda West, Victoria.                                            West Beach and St Kilda Harbour are two beaches that are 24 hour off leash zones for your dog, every day of the year!


🐾 St Kilda Beach | Timeshare dog beach in St Kilda

St Kilda beach, Saint Kilda, Victoria
Iconic St Kilda beach is open for off leash exercise at all times between 1st April – 31st October. Dogs are prohibited at all other times.

The most southern end of the beach is off leash throughout the year!

 

🐾 Elwood Beach | Timeshare dog beach in Elwood

The Esplanade, Elwood Beach, Elwood, Victoria

Head south past the Point Ormond and you’ll find the long sandy dog friendly Elwood beach.

The most northern part of the is off leash during the following times:

April – 31 October: Dogs permitted off leash at all times 1 November – 31 March: Dogs permitted off leash only between 5.30am – 9.30am

Further south dogs are allowed off leash between 1 April and 31 October but prohibited at all other times.

For further info on restricted and permitted off leash times, click here 

 

🐾 Sandown Street Beach | 24h Dog Beach in Brighton

Sandown Street Beach, Brighton, Victoria

Sandown Street Beach is a 24h Dog Park in Brighton. Off leash area of the beach is completely fenced off and combined with usual calm waters it is a great places for even a little less confident pooches. For further details and information about this park, click here

 

🐾 Middle Brighton Beach | Timeshare Dog Beach in Brighton

THE ESPLANADE, Brighton, Victoria

For detailed maps and times of permitted off leash, access please click here 

 

🐾 Dendy Street Beach | Timeshare Dog Beach in Brighton

The Esplanade Brighton, Victoria

For detailed maps and times of permitted off leash access, please click here

 

🐾 Brighton Beach | Timeshare Dog Beach in Brighton

Off the Esplanade, Brighton, Victoria

For detailed maps and permitted off leash access, please click here 

   

🐾 Hampton Life Saving Club Beach | Timeshare Dog Beach in Hampton
Beach Road, Hampton, Victoria

Time-share dog beach. For detailed maps and permitted off leash access, please click here 

 

🐾 Sandringham Harbour | 24h Dog Beach in Hampton

Beach Road, Hampton, Victoria

24h off leash dog Beach. 

For detailed maps and permitted off leash access, please click here 

 

🐾 Sandringham Beach | Timeshare Dog Beach in Sandringham

Beach Road,  Sandringham, Victoria 

For detailed maps and permitted off leash access, please click here

 

🐾 Half Moon Beach | Timeshare Dog Beach in Black Rock

Half Moon Beach, Black Rock, Victoria

For detailed maps and permitted off leash access, please clickhere

 

🐾 Black Rock Beach | Timeshare Dog Beach in Black Rock

210 Half Moon Bay, Black Rock, Victoria

For detailed maps and permitted off leash access, please clickhere

 

🐾 Rickett’s Point Beach | Timeshare Dog Beach in Beaumaris

354 Beach Rd, Black Rock, Victoria

For detailed maps and permitted off leash access, please clickhere

 

🐾 Rickett’s point beach | 24h Dog Beach in Beaumaris

Beach Road, Beaumaris, Victoria

 Rickett’s point beach is a 24h Dog Park in Beaumaris. For further details and information about this park, check out the council website!

 

🐾 Rickett’s Point Beachside Cafe Beach | Timeshare Dog Beach in Beaumaris

Beach Rd Beaumaris, Victoria 

Rickett’s Point Beachside Cafe Beach is a time-share Dog Park in Beaumaris. For further details and information about this park, check out the council website!

 

🐾 Beaumaris Life Saving Club Beach | Timeshare Dog Beach in Beaumaris

Beach Road, Beaumaris, Victoria

 Beaumaris Life Saving Club Beach is a Timeshare Dog Park in Beaumaris. For further details and information about this park, check out the council website!

 

🐾 Beaumaris Sea Scout Boat Shed foreshore | Timeshare Dog Beach in Beaumaris

441 State Route 33, Beaumaris, Victoria

 Beaumaris Sea Scout Boat Shed foreshore is a Timeshare Dog Park in Beaumaris. For further details and information about this park, check out the council website

 

🐾 Mentone off leash beach | 24h Dog Beach in Mentone

Mentone Beach, Mentone, Victoria

 Mentone beach between Charman Rd and Plummer Rd is 24h off leash dog beach (on the sand only) throughout the year!

 

🐾 Dog Access to Foreshore Reserve | 24h Dog Beach in Mentone

Dog Friendly Beach Mentone, Mentone, Victoria

 Dog Access to Foreshore Reserve is a 24h Dog Park in Mentone. For further details and information about this park, check out the council website!

 

🐾 Mordialloc Mentone Beach | Timeshare Dog Beach in Mentone

Mentone, Mentone, Victoria

Section of the Mentone Beach between Plummer Road and High Street is off leash during the following hours:

1st Nov – 31st Mar

sunrise-10am off leash area on sand only

10am-7:30pm no dogs allowed on sand

7:30pm-sunrise on leash area

1st Apr – 31st Oct

11am-3pm on leash area

all other times off leash area on sand only

 

🐾  Beach | Timeshare Dog Beach in Aspendale

10 Ideal Ave, Aspendale, Victoria

 Aspendale Beach is off leash dog beach during the following times:

1st Nov – 31st Mar

sunrise-10am off leash area on sand only

10am-7:30pm no dogs allowed on sand

7:30pm-sunrise on leash area

1st Apr – 31st Oct

11am-3pm on leash area

all other times off leash area on sand only

 

🐾 Chelsea Beach | Timeshare Dog Beach in Chelsea

9 The Beachway, Chelsea, Victoria

 Chelsea Beach is off leash during the following times:

1st Nov – 31st Mar

sunrise-10am off leash area on sand only

10am-7:30pm no dogs allowed on sand

7:30pm-sunrise on leash area

1st Apr – 31st Oct

11am-3pm on leash area

all other times off leash area on sand only

 

🐾 Carrum Beach | Timeshare Dog Beach in Carrum

665B Nepean Hwy, Carrum, Victoria

Carrum Beach (between McLeod Road and Osprey Lane) is off leash during the following times:

1st Nov – 31st Mar

7:30pm-10am off leash area on sand only

10am-7:30pm no dogs allowed on sand

1st Apr – 31st Oct

24h off leash

 

MORNINGTON PENINSULA 

 

🐾 Davey’s Bay | Timeshare dog beach in Mt. Eliza

Daveys Bay Road, Mount Eliza, Victoria

Timeshare off leash dog beach accessed from the end of Daveys Bay Road.

For more information on permitted off leash access throughout the year, click here 

 

🐾 Mt Eliza Beach | Timeshare dog beach in Mt Eliza

44 Jacksons Rd, Mount Eliza, Victoria

Timeshare dog beach between Freemans Road and Williams Road.

For more information on permitted off leash access throughout the year, clickhere 

 

🐾 Half Moon Bay | Timeshare dog beach in Mt Eliza

Half Moon Bay, Mount Eliza, Victoria

Timeshare dog beach accessed from Canadian Bay Road car park. 

For more information on permitted off leash access throughout the year, clickhere 

 

🐾 Royal Beach | 24h dog beach in Mornington

Royal Beach, Mornington, Victoria

24h dog beach opposite Royal Hotel.

 

🐾 Fosters Beach | 24h dog beach in Mornington

Fosters Beach, Mornington, Victoria

Access to this 24h off lead dog beach is via walking track, opposite 630 The Esplanade.

 

🐾 Hawker Beach | 24h dog beach in Mt Martha

Hawker Beach, Mount Martha, Victoria

Enter this 24h off leash dog beach via steep fire access track opposite Helena Street.

 

🐾 Safety Beach | 24h dog beach in Tassells Cove

Marine Dr, Safety Beach, Victoria

Small sand off leash dog beach between Marina Cove and Bruce Road on north side of Moll.

 

🐾 Safety Beach | Timeshare dog beach in Dromana

2 C783, Safety Beach, Victoria

Sandy off leash dog beach opposite B.P. petrol station, cnr Nepean Hwy – limited parking. 

For more information on permitted off leash access throughout the year, clickhere 

 

🐾 McCrae Beach | Timeshare dog beach in Dromana

607 Nepean Hwy, McCrae, Victoria

300 metres of sandy off leash dog beach to the east of a point 25 metres east of the car park opposite Margaret St. 

For more information on permitted off leash access throughout the year, clickhere 

 

🐾 Rosebud Beach | Timeshare dog beach in Rosebud

Unit 7/860 Point Nepean Rd, Rosebud, Victoria

Sandy off leash dog beach from 100 metres west and 200 metres east of car park opposite Murray Anderson Drive. 

For more information on permitted off leash access throughout the year, clickhere 

 

🐾 Rye Beach | Timeshare dog beach in Rye

2077 Point Nepean Rd, Rye, Victoria

Sandy off leash dog beach between Daly Avenue & Shirlow Ave. 

For more information on permitted off leash access throughout the year, clickhere 

 

🐾 Camerons Bight | Timeshare dog beach in Sorrento & Blairgowrie

Bay Trail, Blairgowrie, Victoria

Sandy off leash dog beach between Stringer Road and Monument to the 1803 first settlers. 

For more information on permitted off leash access throughout the year, clickhere 

 

🐾 Sorrento Beach | Timeshare dog beach in Sorrento

3154 Point Nepean Rd, Sorrento, Victoria

Sandy off leash dog beach 100 metres east of Sorrento Sailing Club to the ‘Western Sister’

For more information on permitted off leash access throughout the year, clickhere 

 

🐾 Shelly Beach | Timeshare dog beach in Portsea

3664 Point Nepean Rd, Portsea, Victoria. 

For more information on permitted off leash access throughout the year, clickhere 

 

🐾 Flinders Beach | 24h dog Beach in Flinders

1A Spindrift Ave, Flinders, Victoria

Long sandy 24h off leash dog beach between Dodds Creek & Manton Creek. Steep access!

 

🐾 Somers Beach | 24h dog beach in

Somers Beach, Somers, Victoria

Beautiful 200m off leash dog beach east from the bottom of “hundred steps”

 

BASS COAST 

 

🐾 Grantville Beach | 24h dog beach in Gippsland

Grantville Beach is 24h dog beach in Grantville, Gippsland.

 

🐾 Tenby Point Beach | 24h dog beach in Tenby Point

12 Marine Rd, Tenby Point, Victoria

Off lead dog beach at Tenby Point beach is located 55 metres east of the bottom of the access track to the Council land boundary ending in line with the eastern end of Marine Parade.

 

🐾 Corinella Beach | 24h dog beach in Corinella

Cuthbert Street, Corinella, Victoria

Corinella Beach is 24h dog beach in Gippsland

 

🐾 Coronet Bay | 24h dog beach in Coronet Bay

Norsemens Road, Coronet Bay, Victoria

Coronet Bay is 24h off lead dog beach in Gippsland.

 

🐾 Main Beach | 24h dog beach in Kilcunda

Kilcunda, Kilcunda, Victoria

Main Beach in Kilcunda is a 24h dog beach.

 

🐾 First Surf Beach | Timeshare dog beach in Cape Paterson

Cape Paterson, Cape Paterson, Victoria

First Surf Beach is an off lead dog beach at all times except between 9.00am – 6.00pm from 1 December – 14 April when no dogs are allowed on the beach

For more information on permitted off leash beach access throughout the year please click here 

 

🐾 Inverloch Beach | 24h dog beach in Inverloch

47 The Esplanade, Inverloch, Victoria

24h dog beach in Inverloch.

 

🐾 Ned Neale’s Lookout | 24h dog beach in Sandy Point

4 Beach Parade, Sandy Point, Victoria

Ned Neale’s lookout western end of Beach Parade is a 24h dog beach in Sandy Point. Dogs are welcome on-lead on all other beaches in Sandy Point.

 

🐾 Port Albert | 24h dog beach in Port Albert

Port Albert, Port Albert, Victoria

Dogs welcome off leash in all beaches and parks in Port Albert except at Rutter Park.

The entire Ninety Miles Beach from Port Albert to Loch Sport is an off lead dog beach.

 

🐾 Woodside Beach | 24h dog beach in Woodside

Woodside Beach, Woodside Beach, Victoria

24hg dog beach in Woodside. Dogs are welcome to exercise everywhere off the lead except the Playground area.

The entire Ninety Miles Beach from Port Albert to Loch Sport is an off lead dog beach!

 

🐾 Foots Beach | Timeshare Dog Beach

Back Beach Rd, San Remo, Victoria

Dogs are welcome off leash on Foots Beach at the end of the Back Beach Road (access through Lions Park).

Dogs are not allowed between 10am – 6pm (1 Dec – 28 Feb and during the Easter School Holidays)

For more information on permitted off leash access throughout the year, please click here 

 

🐾 Cleeland Bight | Timeshare Dog Beach

Palm Beach Ave, Cape Woolamai, Victoria

Off leash area is located along Cleeland Bight, between the Palm Beach Avenue access track and the Southport Avenue access track

Dogs are not allowed on the beach between 10am-5pm (1 Dec – 30 April)

For more information on permitted off leash access throughout the year, please click here 

 

 🐾 Grayden’s Road Beach | 24h Dog Beach in Ventnor (Phillip Island)

Graydens Road, Ventnor, Victoria

Beach at the end of Graydens Road has been changed into a 24h off leash dog beach effective from 1st Dec 2019.

 

🐾 Cowes Beach West | Timeshare Dog Beach

McKenzie Rd, Cowes, Victoria

340m off leash area is located between the Yacht Club access track and the McKenzie Road access track

Dogs are not allowed on the beach between 10am – 5pm (1 Dec – 30 April)

For more information on permitted off leash access throughout the year, please click here 

 
MELBOURNE’S WEST

 

🐾 Altona Dog Friendly Beach | 24h Dog Friendly Beach in Altona

PA Burns Reserve, Seaholme, Victoria

Beautiful 24h Dog Friendly Beach in Altona right next to the P A Burns reserve dog park.


🐾 Campbells Cove Beach | 24h Dog Beach in Werribee South

Campbells Cove Rd, Werribee South, Victoria

Campbell’s Cove Beach is a 24h Dog Park in Werribee South. Off leash area is from the eastern edge of the car park at the end of the boat sheds to the boundary fence of the Point Cook RAAF base. For further details and information about this park click here 

 

🐾 Corio Foreshore Reserve | 24h dog beach in North Shore

180 Foreshore Rd, Corio, Victoria

Dogs are welcome off leash at all times on this dog beach

 

🐾 Moorpanyal Park | 24h Dog Beach in North Shore

Moorpanyal Park, North Shore, Victoria

Dogs are welcome off leash at all times

 

GEELONG/GREATER GEELONG 

 

🐾 Saint Helens Park Beach | Timeshare dog beach in Geelong

Convent of Mercy, Rippleside, Victoria

Dogs are welcome off leash on this dog beach between 5pm – 10am

 

 🐾 Rippleside Park Foreshore | Timeshare dog beach in Geelong

43 Liverpool St, Rippleside, Victoria

Dogs are welcome off leash on this dog beach between 5pm – 10am

 

🐾 Griffins Gully Jetty | Timeshare dog beach in Geelong

28 Western Beach Rd, Geelong, Victoria

Dogs are welcome off leash on this dog beach between 5pm – 10am!

 

🐾 Point Henry | 24h dog beach in Moolap

Point Henry Foreshore Reserve, Moolap, Victoria

24h off leash dog beach

 

🐾 Griggs Creek | 24h dog beach in Clifton Springs

39 Beach Vista Dr, Curlewis, Victoria

Dogs are welcome off leash on this dog beach 24h all year round

 

🐾 Clifton Springs | Timeshare dog beach in Clifton Springs

41 Clifton St, Clifton Springs, Victoria

Dogs are welcome off leash at this dog beach between 5pm – 10am!

 

🐾 North Beach | 24h dog beach in Clifton Springs

34 Edgewater Dr, Clifton Springs, Victoria

24h off leash dog beach north of Clifton Springs

 

🐾 Ramblers Road | Timeshare dog beach in Portarlington

Ramblers Road, Bellarine, Victoria

Dogs are welcome off leash between 5pm – 10am!

 

🐾 Point Richards Rd Beach | 24h dog beach in Portarlington

Point Richards Road, Portarlington, Victoria

Area between Pt Richards boat ramp and Portarlington Sailing Club is off leash dog beach all year round

 

🐾 Portarlington Beach | 24h dog beach in Portarlington

Portarlington, Portarlington, Victoria

24h off leash dog beach area is between Fisher Street and Hood Road. Both the Beach and Foreshore are off leash all year round

 
BELLARINE PENINSULA 

 

🐾 Indented Head | 24h dog beach in Indented Head

432 The Esplanade, Saint Leonards, Victoria

Area between McDonald Street and Second Avenue is 24h off leash dog beach all year round.

 

🐾 St Leonards South Beach | 24h dog beach in St Leonards

1001 Lower Bluff Rd, Saint Leonards, Victoria

Area between Trewin Street and Beach Road is 24h off leash dog beach all year round

 

🐾 Narrow’s Beach | 24h dog beach in Queenscliff

Lovers Walk, Queenscliff, Victoria

24h off leash dog beach in Queenscliff

 

🐾 Ocean Grove Beach | 24h dog beach in Barwon Heads

21 Ocean Trwy, Ocean Grove, Victoria

24h off leash dog beach in Ocean Grove

 

🐾 Thirteenth Beach | 24h dog beach in Barwon Heads

Thirteenth Beach, Connewarre, Victoria

24h off leash dog beach from beach marker 30W to 40W except between 34W and 35W beach markers (you are allowed to walk through the area but dogs must be on leash).

 

SURF COAST


🐾 Off leash beach | 24h dog beach in Breamlea

Breamlea, Breamlea, Victoria

Beach west from Stingray bay is a 24h off leash dog beach in Breamlea.

 

🐾 Whites Beach | 24h dog beach in Torquay

220 The Esplanade, Torquay, Victoria

Off leash dog beach east of W57 beach marker.

 

🐾 Zeally Bay Beach | Timeshare dog beach in Torquay

55 The Esplanade, Torquay, Victoria

Dec 1 to Feb 28:- off leash between 7pm – 9am

All other times – 24h off leash!

Between W57 and W63 beach markers

 

🐾 Torquay Surf Beach | Timeshare dog beach in Torquay

Torquay, Torquay, Victoria

Dec 1 to Feb 28:- off leash between 7pm – 9am

All other times – 24h off leash

Between W67 and W73 beach markers

 

🐾 Rocky Point | 24h dog beach in Jan Juc

Jan Juc, Jan Juc, Victoria

24h off leash dog beach all year round

 

🐾 Half Moon Bay | Timeshare dog beach in Jan Juc

Jan Juc, Jan Juc, Victoria

Dec 1 to Feb 28:- off leash between 7pm – 9am

All other times – 24h off leash

Westward of W74 beach marker

 

🐾 Main Beach | Timeshare dog beach in Anglesea

Anglesea, Anglesea, Victoria

Dec 1 to Feb 28:- off leash between 7pm – 9am

All other times – 24h off leash!

 

🐾 Surf Beach | 24h dog beach in Anglesea

Anglesea, Anglesea, Victoria

24h dog beach between W97 and W99 beach marker

 

🐾 Eagle Nest Reef | Timeshare dog beach in Aireys Inlet

Aireys Inlet, Aireys Inlet, Victoria

Dec 1 to Feb 28:- off leash between 7pm – 9am

All other times – 24h Off leash!

South of W104 beach marker

 

🐾 Surf Beach East | 24h dog beach in Fairhaven

30 Federal Street, Fairhaven, Victoria

24h off leash dog beach all year round.

Note that dogs are not allowed at the Reserve behind the beach at any times.

 

🐾 Boonah Coastal Reserve | Timeshare dog beach in Fairhaven

Fairhaven, Fairhaven, Victoria

Dec 1 to Feb 28:- off leash between 7pm – 9am

All other times – 24h off leash!

 

🐾 Surf Beach West | 24h dog beach in Fairhaven

Fairhaven, Moggs Creek, Victoria

24h off leash dog beach eastward of W109 beach marker

 

🐾 North Beaches | 24h dog beach in Lorne

45 B100, Lorne, Victoria

Stunning 24h off leash dog beach north of W119 beach marker in Lorne. Endless soft sand to run and get those tails go crazy!

 

🐾 Loutit Bay | Timeshare dog beach in Lorne

19 Mountjoy Parade, Lorne, Victoria

Dec 1 to Feb 28:- dogs are allowed off leash between 7pm – 9am

All other times – 24h off leash!

 

🐾 South Beaches | Timeshare dog beach in Lorne

244 Mountjoy Parade, Lorne, Victoria

Dec 1 to Feb 28: dogs are allowed off leash between 7pm – 9am

All other times – 24h off leash!

 
SOUTH-WEST COAST

 

🐾 Warrnambool Beach | 24h dog beach in Warrnambool

Warrnambool, Warrnambool, Victoria

24h dog beach all year round

 

🐾 East Beach | Timeshare dog beach in Port Fairy

Griffiths Street, Port Fairy, Victoria

The beach is at the end of Griffiths St, adjacent to Battery Hill. If you walk down the boat ramp to access the beach, and turn right you will have all the beach to the south.

The restrictions prohibit dogs between 9am and 6pm daily between 24 December and Easter Monday inclusive.

 

🐾 Nun’s Beach | Timeshare dog beach in Portland

Nuns Beach, Portland, Victoria

Timeshare off leash dog beach in Portland