Melbourne Suburbs dog friendly beaches

When can you take your dog onto Melbourne beaches?

City of Bayside:

  • Beaumaris
  • Black Rock
  • Brighton
  • Hampton
  • Sandringham

Refer to the map of Bayside City dog friendly beaches.

City of Hobsons Bay:

  • Altona
  • Williamstown

Dogs must be on-leash at all beach areas at all times except for the following beaches where dogs are prohibited between 10am and 9:30pm from 1st November to 30th April:

  • Altona Beach - between Romawi Street and Mount Street
  • Williamstown Beach - between Williamstown Swimming & Life Saving Club (opposite Victoria Street) and Shelly's Beach Pavillion (opposite Garden Street)

City of Kingston:

  • Aspendale
  • Bonbeach
  • Carrum
  • Chelsea
  • Edithvale
  • Mentone
  • Mordialloc
  • Parkdale

Refer to the map of Kingston City dog friendly beaches which varies depending on the time of year: 1st November to 31st March and 1st April to 31st October.

City of Port Phillip:

  • Albert Park
  • Elwood
  • Middle Park
  • Port Melbourne
  • St Kilda

Refer to the map of Port Phillip City dog friendly beaches.

City of Wyndham:

  • Werribee South

Off-lead: Campbells Cove between car park at eastern end of Campbells Cove Road and RAAF Williams Point Cook Base.

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.

To check for current lifesaving services and conditions at beaches around Victoria, visit the Beachsafe website at