Great Ocean Road dog friendly beaches

Aireys Inlet, Anglesea, Fairhaven:

Town centre beaches: refer to map of Aireys Inlet, Anglesea and Fairhaven dog friendly beaches.
Great Otway National Park beaches: refer to map of east Otways dog friendly beaches.

Apollo Bay:

On-lead: beach between the harbour and Marriners Lookout Road from 7pm to 9am between 24th December and 30th April, and any time during the rest of the year.
Dogs permitted: at any time on all other beaches.

Johanna:

On-lead: all times on Johanna Beach between Johanna River and western bluff.

Kennett River:

On-lead: beach in the vicinity of the surf lifesaving club from 7pm to 9am between 24th December and 30th April, and any time during the rest of the year.
Dogs permitted: at any time on all other beaches.

Lorne:

Refer to map of Lorne dog friendly beaches.

Marengo:

On-lead: beach between Hayley Point and Ocean Park Drive from 7pm to 9am between 24th December and 30th April, and any time during the rest of the year.
Dogs permitted: at any time on all other beaches.

Peterborough:

Off-lead: beach at mouth of Curdies River from 6pm to 9am between 1st December and 30th April, and any time during the rest of the year.
On-lead: at all times along beaches within Bay Of Islands Coastal Park from Bay of Martyrs to the Peterborough Golf Course.

Port Fairy:

Dogs permitted: beaches within the Port Fairy township from 6pm to 9am between 1st December and Easter Monday, and any time during the rest of the year, except for Griffiths Island.
Dogs permitted: at any time on all other beaches.

Portland:

On-lead: foreshore and beach between Lee Breakwater and yacht club at any time.
On-lead: Nuns Beach from 9am to 6pm between 1st December and Easter Tuesday, and off-lead any time during the rest of the year.
Dogs permitted: all other beaches at any time, except those within Discovery Bay Coastal Park.

Skenes Creek:

On-lead: entire beach area from 7pm to 9am between 24th December and 30th April, and any time during the rest of the year.

Torquay:

Town centre: refer to map of Torquay dog friendly beaches.
Outside town centre: dogs permitted at any time.

Warrnambool:

Off-lead: from The Flume Beach car park (off Merri Street) to mouth of Hopkins River at any time.
Off-lead: along Logans Beach at any time.
On-lead: along the main beach from Breakwater Rock to The Flume Beach 1st April to 30th November.

Wye River:

On-lead: each between foreshore camping ground and public toilet block from 7pm to 9am between 24th December and 30th April, and any time during the rest of the year.
Dogs permitted: at any time on all other beaches.

Official references for dogs on beaches in this region:

When bringing your dog to the beach, refer to signs at beach entry points and consult the official references above for the latest information.