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Dogs love to be outside, run freely, and be active, which is why many owners love taking their canines to the beach. It’s the perfect place for you and your dog to relax, unwind, and refill your “batteries”.
However, as not all beaches on the Sunshine Coast in Australia are dog-friendly, you may wonder what the perfect beach would be to visit with your furry friend.
Luckily, many excellent beaches on the Sunshine Coast in Australia are dog-friendly and allow your puppy to experience all the beauties of beach life. Read on to learn more about the 13 best dog-friendly beaches in this part of Australia.
The 13 Dog-Friendly Beaches on the Sunshine Coast, Australia
Yes, from zone 226 to 247 and from zone 249 to 253 (from 5:00 PM to 8:00 AM)
The beach allows off-leash but only at a designated area and for specific hours.
As the beach is quite large, it has two separate off-leash areas.
Your furry friend needs to remain on a leash while in the parking area.
This beach is excellent for morning and evening walks; the beach can occasionally be windy in the afternoon.
11. Marcus Beach
Among the best dog-friendly beaches in Australia.
Long stretches where your dog can exercise and run free, especially since off-leash is allowed at the beach.
Stunning view of blue waters of the Pacific.
There are plenty of options for drinks and refreshments for both you and your dog.
12. Bokarina Beach
A spacious, off-leash beach with rough waters.
Since the waters can be pretty rough on this beach, swimming is not always allowed.
This beach is typically peaceful, so you and your dog can relax, unwind, and have a picnic on the sand.
You can walk from this beach to other nearby beaches that are also dog friendly.
13. Sunshine Beach North
A beautiful, quiet beach with dense vegetation.
Off-leash is allowed at all times.
There are no tables, cafes, or places for refreshments, so you need to bring your own drinks.
This is one of the most popular beaches among the locals.
The water is occasionally rough, although that shouldn’t stop you or your puppy from soaking in and cooling off.
If you find yourself on the Sunshine Coast in Australia with your dog, visiting these beaches should be on your to-do list. They are the perfect place to experience the beauties Australia has to offer while relaxing with your dog next to the ocean, swimming, or exercising on the beach.
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Nicole is the proud mom of 3 rescue fur babies, Baby, a Burmese cat; Rosa, a New Zealand Huntaway; and Mac, a Lab/Mastiff. A Canadian expat, Nicole now lives on a lush forest property with her Kiwi husband and new baby daughter in New Zealand. She has a strong love for all animals of all shapes and sizes (and particularly loves a good interspecies friendship) and wants to share her animal knowledge and other experts’ knowledge with pet lovers across the globe.…Read more
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