Dogs on beaches

Your dog is welcome on or off a leash on our beaches as long as you keep it away from the following the areas:

  • more than 50m away from a patrolled swimming area
  • Blackhead ocean pool
  • away from Little Tern nesting areas
  • outside any National Parks exclusion zones*
  • sign posted walking trails in bush land reserves

You are responsible for the collection and removal of your dog's faeces and you may be fined if you are not  adequately controlling your dog.

*National parks exclusion zones include:

  • North of where Mudbishops Road becomes an unsealed road
  • North of the Manning Point beach access
  • North of the area on Mudbishops Road, locally known as ‘Second Corner’
  • Charleys Island
  • Mudbishops Island
  • Farquhar Park