Dog-friendly Beaches in Sydney

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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.

Seven Dog-friendly Beaches in Sydney

1. Silver Beach, Kurnell

Silver Beach Kurnell
Bring your furry friends down to Silver Beach for some dog beach frolicking.

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. Kurnell's dog-friendly beach is usually quiet, more-so populated by creatures of the 4-legged rather than 2-legged kind!

2. Sirius Cove, Mosman

Sirius Cove Mosman
If you're out and about with your dog in Mosman, head to dog-friendly Sirius Cove.

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

3. Clifton Gardens, Mosman

Another dog-friendly beach in Mosman, families with furry friends should head to the dog 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.

4. Greenhills Beach, Cronulla

Greenhills Beach Cronulla dog friendly
With plenty of sand and waves to go crazy in, you're sure to find lots of other dogs enjoying the dog-friendly beach at Greenhills Beach.

To get to Greenhills dog beach, 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.

5. Flora & Ritchie Roberts Reserve, Curl Curl

Flora & Ritchie Roberts Reserve, Curl Curl
Flora And Ritchie Roberts Reserve is a dog-friendly beach in Sydney all day and all week long!

Dogs can run around the grassy dunes at Flora And Ritchie Roberts 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 full run of the dog beach here.

6. Dumaresqe Reserve, Rose Bay

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 a leash at all times at Dumaresq dog-friendly beach, and completely off-leash from 4.30 pm to 8.30 am. This dog beach is low, flat, and easy on the eyes so you are sure to both enjoy it!

7. Lady Robinson Beach, Kyeemagh

Dog-friendly beaches in Sydney
Isabella Gales successfully petitioned to make Lady Robinson Beach in Kyeemagh an off-leash dog area.

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.

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