Other Dog Activities in Australia & the South Pacific

Tired of watching Fido run laps in the dog park? We’ve got the scoop on lots of other dog friendly attractions in Australia & the South Pacific too. You’ll find information on all of the dog friendly wineries, boat rentals, botanical gardens, drive-ins, and other offbeat animal attractions in Australia & the South Pacific here.

Pet Friendly The Farm at Byron Bay
The Farm at Byron Bay Fido is welcome to join you as you explore and learn at The Farm! It is home to Three Blue Ducks, The Bread Social, The Garden Shed, and The Produce Store. The Farm requests that you keep your four-legged-friend on a lead at all times, and out of the indoor areas of its restaurant. The Farm at Byron Bay is open seven days a week from 7am to 4pm. See Details
Pet Friendly The Sheepdog Memorial
The Sheepdog Memorial The Sheepdog Memorial in New Zealand is pet-friendly. In the 19th century, Scottish shepherds came to work in this area. The high country could not have been farmed without the border collies they brought with them. These have been immortalized forever in the form of a statue in Lake Tekapo. Dogs are welcome to view the statue on a leash, as long as all mess is cleaned up after them. The trails around the lake are also pet-friendly and lead to beautiful views of the surrounding mountains. See Details
Goondiwindi Botanic Gardens Dogs are now allowed at Goondiwindi Botanic Gardens. You can bring Fido with you, and even let them off-leash on the paths of the 25 hectare gardens of Goondiwindi. The garden features a lake, floral gardens, playgrounds, BBQ areas, and paths that weave around them. They are open Monday through Sunday from 6am to 10pm. See Details
Lake Lyell Lake Lyell is a dog-friendly recreation area in New South Wales. Located on the outskirts of Lithgow just 2 and a half hours away from Sydney, the facilities include a kiosk, boat ramp, amenities block with hot showers, toilets, disabled toilet, covered BBQ area, kayak hire, picnic benches, park, designated swimming area, and powered and non-powered camping sites. See Details
Brisbane City Botanic Gardens Brisbane City Botanic Gardens is a pet-friendly destination in Brisbane, AU. Take a stroll with your pooch along the Bamboo Grove, down Weeping Fig Avenue, by the Riverstage and next to the ornamental ponds. Other than ticketed events, the botanical gardens are free to enter and welcome dogs on a leash. See Details
The Round House The Round House is a dog-friendly historic landmark in Fremantle, AU. Built in 1831, the Swan River Colony’s first civil gaol welcomes leashed pups to check out the grounds and listen to a talk about the history of the building and surrounding town. If you're dog doesn't like loud noises, you may want to skip the daily canon firing at 1 p.m. The Whalers Tunnel beneath the Roundhouse also welcomes dogs inside. See Details
Wombat Hill Botanical Gardens The Wombat Hill Botanical Gardens in Daylesford, Victoria, Australia are stunning gardens that were built on an extinct volcano in the mid 1850s. Dogs are welcome on a leash, there is a cafe that welcomes dogs in the outside area. See Details
Alexandria Park Off-leash dogs are allowed outside the oval, courts and playgrounds in Alexandria Park. See Details
Bicentennial Park Dogs are allowed off-leash at all times. Dogs are not allowed on the playground. See Details
Eddie Ward Park Off-leash dogs are allowed at all times. Dogs are not allowed in the playgrounds, skate bowl or barbecue areas. A popular neighborhood park located adjacent to the Northcott housing estate. The park features 2 children's playgrounds. Public toilets available. Includes a barbecue area. See Details
Wentworth Park Off-leash dogs are allowed at all times. Dogs are not allowed on the sports fields during games, barbecue areas, and playground. Wentworth Park is a large and popular public space that links the suburbs of Glebe and Ultimo in the city’s west. See Details
Waterloo Park Off-leash dogs are allowed at all times. Dogs are not allowed on the playground, basketball courts or the skate park. The contoured Waterloo Park contains a fenced playground and a basketball court. Public toilets available. See Details
Rancan Sisters Fitness Doga Rancan Sisters Fitness hosts dog-friendly doga sessions. This specialty class is offered from time to time through the gym. Mosman locals will be pleased to discover a free doga session is held every so often too. Keep an eye on their Facebook and website for updates about events they are holding. See Details
Sydney Park Off-leash dogs are welcome at Sydney Park. The following areas are off limits to dogs: wetlands, Alan Davidson Oval, Sydney Park Cycling Centre, playground and barbecue areas. The open space is made of 40 hectares of lush grass, landscaped gardens, rolling hills, meandering pathways and picturesque wetlands See Details
Macleay Reserve Off-leash dog walking at all times in this small Reserve in a quiet street. See Details
Harmony Park Harmony Park allows off-leash dogs at all time. It is opposite the Police Station and frequented by all sorts of dogs. See Details
Rushcutters Bay Park Off-leash dogs are allowed 4:30pm to 8:30am. Dogs are not allowed on the Reg Bartley Oval or the Waratah Playground. Built on reclaimed land, the park features an upgraded outdoor tennis court, fenced sports field, and café. See Details
Redfern Park Off-leash dogs are 4:30pm to 9:30am. Dogs must be on a leash when on the oval perimeter. Dogs are not allowed in playgrounds and barbecue areas. See Details
Lawrence Hargraves Reserve Off-leash dogs are allowed at all times. Lawrence Hargraves Reserve is in the heart of Kings Cross, this open space is a paved plaza hosting the landmark El Alamein Fountain. The park features a fenced playground suitable for younger children and public toilets. Lawrence Hargrave Reserve is located across Ward Avenue. See Details
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