Mornington Peninsula dog friendly beaches

Balnarring:

On-lead: along entire beach.

Blairgowrie:

Off-lead: Camerons Bight from 7pm to midday from 26th December to 1st March (on lead during rest of day) and at all times during the rest of the year.

Dromana:

Off-lead: north-eastern end of Point Nepean Road from 7pm to 9am during daylight saving time and at all times outside of daylight saving time.

Flinders:

Off-lead: beach north of Cove Lane at all times.
On-lead: beach between Double Creek and West Head from sunrise to 9am.

Frankston, Seaford:

On-lead: all beaches at any time from 1st April to 30th November, and 7:30pm to 9:30am from 1st December to 31st March.

Hastings:

Off-lead: Hastings Foreshore Reserve at all times.

McCrae:

Off-lead: McCrae Beach from 7pm to 9am during daylight saving time and 5pm to 9am outside of daylight saving time.
On-lead: McCrae Beach from 9am to 5pm outside of daylight saving time.

Mornington:

Off-lead: Fosters Beach and Royal Beach at all times.
On-lead: Mothers Beach outside of daylight saving time.

Mount Eliza:

Off-lead: Daveys Bay, Half Moon Bay and Mt Eliza Beach from 7pm to 9am during daylight saving time and at all times outside of daylight saving time.

Mount Martha:

Off-lead: Hawker Beach at all times.
Off-lead: Birdrock Beach from 7pm to 9am during daylight saving time and at all times outside of daylight saving time.

Point Leo:

On-lead: all beaches from 7pm to 9am during daylight saving time and at all times outside of daylight saving time.

Portsea:

Off-lead: Shelley Beach from 7pm to 9am during daylight saving time and at all times outside of daylight saving time.
On-lead: within 100 metres of Portsea Jetty outside of daylight saving time.
On-lead: Portsea Surf Beach in front of surf lifesaving club from sunrise to 9am.

Rosebud:

Off-lead: beach at end of Murray Anderson Road from 7pm to 9am during daylight saving time and at all times outside of daylight saving time.

Rye:

Off-lead: beach between Daly Avenue and Shirlow Avenue from 7pm to 9am during daylight saving time and at all times outside of daylight saving time.

Safety Beach:

Off-lead: between Martha Cove entrance and Bruce Road at all times.
Off-lead: south-western end of Marine Drive from 7pm to 9am during daylight saving time and at all times outside of daylight saving time.

Somers:

Off-lead: eastern end of South Beach at all times.
Off-lead: southern end of South Beach Road from 7pm to 9am during daylight saving time and at all times outside of daylight saving time.

Sorrento:

Off-lead: between Sorrento Sailing Club and Western Sister from 7pm to 9am during daylight saving time and at all times outside of daylight saving time.
Off-lead: Camerons Bight from 7pm to midday from 26th December to 1st March (on lead during rest of day) and at all times during the rest of the year.
On-lead: Sorrento Front Beach between Coppins Jetty and St Aubins Way Boat Ramp outside of daylight saving time.

Important note

Dogs are not permitted at any beaches within the Mornington Peninsula National Park.

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.