Whether your dog loves a dip on a hot summer’s day, or a brisk stroll along the sand in winter, there are plenty of dog beaches in Perth! Many dog beaches also offer mobile dog washers as well as coffee vans on weekends – handy for that early morning caffeine fix! Some dog friendly beaches are close to popular ocean-side cafes too. See our big guide to Dog Beaches in Perth here…
Dog Beaches in Perth – North of the River
Two Rocks Dog Beach
Dogs are welcome to swim and play at part of Two Rocks Beach, south of the southern groyne.
Find Two Rocks Dog Beach at Jordan St, Two Rocks.
Yanchep Dog Beach
Part of Yanchep Beach has been made into a dog beach, south of the northern end of Compass Park.
Find Yanchep Dog Beach near Compass Circle, Yanchep.
Quinns Rocks Dog Beach
There are two entry points and car parks leading onto Quinns Rocks Dog Beach. This is a long dog beach, and there are quite a few rocks along the way. Access at the northern end is near Blu Vue Café – handy for a take away coffee.
Find Quinns Rocks Dog Beach at Tapping Way, Quinns Rocks.
Hillarys Dog Beach
One of the most popular northern dog beaches. Here there’s toilets, showers and drinking water facilities for humans and dogs. On weekends there’s also a mobile dog washer and coffee van. At the northern end, horses are also allowed to swim.
Find Hillarys Dog Beach at Whitfords Ave, near Flinders Ave, Hillarys.
Watermans Dog Beach
This tiny beach is sheltered by rocky cliffs, and found next to the carpark between Margaret Street and Ada Street on West Coast Drive. Take a stroll to Little Bay Café, where there’s a take away coffee and snack window.
Find Watermans Dog Beach at West Coast Drive, Watermans Bay.
North Beach Dog Beach
The sandy beach is a short walk from Flora Terrace and popular coffee spot Tropico. There’s not a lot of rocks in the water, making it a great spot for a dip for dogs and people alike. The best access point is at the southern end of the beach, down concrete steps.
Find North Beach Dog Beach at West Coast Drive, near to Castle St and Malcolm St, North Beach.
Bennion Beach, Trigg
The small dog beach is opposite the popular Yelo Cafe, The steep stairs may not make it easy for old dogs (or older owners!). At the top of the stairs there is a bowl of water and water fountain.
Find Bennion Dog Beach at West Coast Drive, Trigg.
Peasholm Dog Beach, Scarborough
This dog beach is a very popular place for dog lovers. The wide beach is perfect for a game of fetch. It’s a good spot for walkies too, as the beach stretches a couple of km’s south to the “Floreat Drain” at North Floreat Beach. Peasholm Dog Beach also offers public toilets and water fountains.
Find Peasholm Dog Beach at Peasholm Street, Scarborough
South City Beach
This 2km stretch of beach, has fairly calm waters for dogs of all shapes and sizes. Found near to Hamptons and Odyssea, and a take away café next to Clancys.
Find South City Beach at Challenger Parade, City Beach (south car park).
Mosman/North Leighton Beach
The beautiful white sands are perfect to sit at with a coffee, which you can get from nearby Orange Box café. The cafe is very dog-friendly. Neighbouring Bib & Tucker has “dog parking” out the front.
Find Leighton Beach at Leighton Beach Blvd, North Fremantle
South of the River
South Beach, Fremantle
Dogs are allowed to swim at the northern end of South Beach at Fremantle. Be sure to grab a drink or bite to eat from the nearby South Beach Café too.
Find South Beach off South Terrace, South Fremantle
This is a lovely beach for your dog to stretch its legs on. Make a day of it and make use of the bbqs and picnic shelters found at the reserve. There’s toilets and water fountains too.
Find C.Y.O’Connor Beach at Robb Road, North Coogee
This popular dog beach has parking and public toilets found near to the groin. For a drink or bite to eat, head to the Woodman Point Café, located nearby.
Find Jervoise Bay at Woodman Point Reserve, Munster.
Rockingham Dog Beach
The ocean at Rockingham Dog Beach is generally calm. If your dog is scared of waves, the shallow waters might tempt them to take a dip. It’s a great beach for small/tiny dogs that like to paddle.
Find Rockingham Dog Beach at Rockingham Beach Rd, near Governor Rd, East Rockingham.
Secret Harbour Dog Beach
The Secret Harbour Dog Beach is wide and spacious, perfect for very energetic dogs. There’s lots of parking, as well as a water fountain and shower to get that pesky sand off feet and paws.
Find Secret Harbour Dog Beach at Siracusa Ct, Secret Harbour,
Golden Bay Dog Beach
At Golden Bay you’ll find a white sandy beach that’s begging for a long walkies or a swim. There’s even a dog friendly deli across the road, handy for grabbing a drink and bite to eat on the go.
Find Golden Bay Dog Beach at Marillana Dr, Golden Bay.
Dogs are welcome at many beaches in Mandurah. See the Mandurah website for a detailed guide.
There are lots of dog beaches in Perth for you pooch to explore – even if your dog doesn’t like to swim, they’ll love running free and digging in the sand. Have we missed your favourite dog beach in Perth? Let us know in the comment below!
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