Sydney's Best Dog-Friendly Beaches

By: Phoebe Ackland, 05 September 2019

A day at the beach is fun, but a day at the beach with your dog is undoubtedly better! Make your next family beach day one for the whole family with these awesome dog-friendly beaches in Sydney.

Silver Beach, Kurnell

For 24 hours a day, between the western end’s 3rd and 4th jetties called Bonna Point Reserve, dogs can be released from their leash and have a splash in the water that fronts Botany Bay. This beach is usually quiet, more-so populated by creatures of the 4-legged rather than 2-legged kind.

Sirius Cove, Mosman

Sirius Cove at Mosman is beautiful and protected, with a grassy reserve bordering it. Dogs are permitted to be off-leash and on the beach, enjoying the water all day on weekdays, and before 9 am and after 4 pm on weekends.

Clifton Gardens, Mosman


Image Source: The Daily Telegraph

Another Mosman favourite, families with furry friends should head to the beach east of the Clifton Gardens jetty for a run and play. Dogs are permitted by the council to have off-leash time in winter before 9 am and after 4 pm, and during daylight savings (October-March) before 9 am and after 6 pm.

Greenhills Beach, Cronulla

With plenty of sand and ocean to go crazy in, you're sure to find lots of other dogs at Greenhills Beach for your pooch to socialise with. To get to Greenhills, head through the on-leash Wanda Reserve. The waves can get a little bumpy, but that definitely won’t stop your dog. They are permitted on the beach, without a leash before 10 am and after 4 pm.

Flora And Ritchie Roberts Reserve, Curl Curl

Flora And Ritchie Roberts Reserve is canine-accessible all day and all week long! Dogs can run around the grassy dunes of the reserve and cool down at Curl Curl Lagoon, but don’t take them to the nearby Curl Curl Beach as they are not allowed there. Where the lagoon meets the sea isn’t the best quality water to swim in, meaning dogs will pretty much have it all to their own kind.

Dumaresqe Reserve, Rose Bay

Dumaresqe Reserve in Rose Bay offers both leashed and off-leash playtimes for your furry friends. Dogs are allowed to be on-leash at all times at Dumaresq, and completely free from 4.30 pm to 8.30 am. This foreshore beach is low, flat, and easy on the eyes so you are both sure to enjoy it!

Lady Robinson Beach, Kyeemagh

Thanks to the debating skills of nine-year-old local resident, Isabella Gales, Lady Robinson Beach in Kyeemagh is an off-leash dog area covering 150 metres of the beach between 4 pm and 10 am each day. Nearby, there's a large sandpit playground, picnic shelters, a cycling track, and plenty of parking at the adjacent carpark, meaning there's plenty on offer for both your human and furry children.


Image Source: The Leader 

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