Wonthaggi & Cape Paterson dog friendly beaches
Dogs on beaches at Wonthaggi:
- Dogs are permitted on-lead on all Wonthaggi and Harmers Haven beaches at any time
Dogs on beaches at Cape Paterson:
- At the beach east of Cape Paterson Surf Life Saving Club (see map below), dogs are permitted off-lead except from 10am to 6pm during December, January and the Easter school holidays when they must be on-lead
- At all other beaches, dogs are prohibited from 9am to 6pm between 1st December to 14th April and during the Easter school holidays, however they are permitted on-lead at all other times
Official sources for dog restrictions
When bringing your dog to the beach, refer to signs at beach entry points and consult the official sources for the latest information. Changes to dog restrictions may be made at any time by local authorities.