Off-Leash Dog Parks in Australia & the South Pacific

There are few things in life a dog loves more than running off-leash with his canine comrades. No matter where you live or where you’re headed in Australia & the South Pacific, we can help you find an off-leash dog park nearby. We’ll even give you the scoop on poop bag and water availability.

Pet Friendly The Groynes Dog Park
The Groynes Dog Park The Groynes is a securely fenced park with a number of different areas including spring fed streams, trees and open spaces and three agility courses. A BBQ and picnic area is also within the park, although dogs must be leashed in this area. Car parking available.
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Pet Friendly Botanic Gardens, Wellington, New Zealand
Botanic Gardens, Wellington, New Zealand The Wellington Botanic Garden features 25 hectares of unique landscape, protected native forest, conifers, specialised plant collections, colourful floral displays, and views over Wellington city.

Dogs are allowed if they are on lead and the owners clean up after them.

he Botanic Garden is minutes from downtown Wellington, and is easily accessed.

There are many entrances to the Garden including from Tinakori Road, Glenmore Street, Salamanca Road, Upland Road and the Cable Car.
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Styx Mill Conservation Reserve Dog Park The Styx Mill Conservation Reserve offers a securely fenced area with two small ponds, lot of trees, and wide open spaces. Off road parking and toilets available. See Details
TECT All Terrain Park Dog Park The new Off-Leash Dog Exercise Area was officially opened by Western Bay of Plenty Mayor Paterson and Tauranga City Council Mayor Crosby on Saturday 26 September 2015. This is located to the right hand side of the mountain biking car park.

The area of about 1 hectare, is fully fenced and is suitable for ALL types and sizes of dogs, over the age of 4 months.

The following rules apply:

Park hours apply to this area
Owners should carry a leash at all times
Dogs and children must be accompanied by an adult
Please do not bring food or cigarettes into the area
This is no place for a dog under 4 months of age
Owners must clean up after their dogs
Please keep female dogs in heat, at home
Dogs must be under VOICE CONTROL
Dogs should be registered (and muzzled, if required by the Animal Control Act)
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Templeton's Reserve Templeton's Reserve has great open spaces with plenty of room for pups to run. There are no gates or fences. The large pond is not suitable for swimming, but it is easy to walk around it. See Details
Port Melbourne Dog Beach Bring Fido to this dog beach located between Port Melbourne Yacht Club and Lagoon Pier. Dogs love running off-leash on the sand and taking refreshing swims in the water. Dogs should be under voice control and owners must clean up after their pets and carry waste bags with them. See Details
Green Island Dog Park Spacious green area with a fenced-in section and obstacle course ideal for small dogs. See Details
Radley Park Radley Park was the first known dog agility course in New Zealand. The park is unfenced and offers six agility obstacles. Open all day. See Details
Little Mountain Common Dog Park Bring Fido to the Little Mountain Common Dog Park to play. The Dog Park is fenced-in and features agility equipment, trash cans, and grassy space. Dogs must be kept on a lead until they are inside Little Mountain Common Dog Park, and dog owners must pick up after their pet. See Details
Doug Grant Reserve This is one of several parks and reserves in Hobsons Bay where dogs are allowed off-leash. Doug Grant Reserve is located in Altona. See Details
Sydney Park Large park with plenty of trails, open spaces, water fountains and fellow furry friends. There's also a small puppy pool to cool off on those dog days of summer! See Details
Clement Reserve This is one of several parks and reserves in Hobsons Bay where dogs are allowed off-leash. Clement Reserve is located in Altona North. See Details
Cyril Curtain Reserve This is one of several parks and reserves in Hobsons Bay where dogs are allowed off-leash. Cyril Curtain Reserve is located in Williamstown.
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York Park A area within Motueka that is designated a "off the leash" dog area. Great space to play with your dog See Details
Harry Noble Reserve Dogs are allowed off-leash at all times. Dogs are not allowed on the playground. Harry Noble Reserve includes a fenced playground, netball rings as well as picnic and barbecue areas.

The neighboring Erskineville Oval is available for hire. Public toilets are available.
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Centennial Parklands Centennial Parklands is one of the most dog-friendly public parks in Sydney - in fact approximately 43 percent (or 154 hectares) of its open space as off-leash areas. Centennial Parklands offer areas for both on- and off-leash dog walking. Sandstone Ridge and Federation Valley are both popular locations for off-leash dog walking.

Dogs are not permitted to swim in the ponds, in children's playgrounds, within 10 metres of Federation Pavilion and within 10 metres of Centennial Parklands Dining facility. However, there are dog tethering posts around the dining facility.
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Warrigal Dog Run Warrigal Dog Run in Bungarribee Park is the largest fenced dog park in Sydney. The run is a local favorite, boasting open green fields and shady spots for owners to hang out. Take a walk on the trails outside the fenced area afterwards, too. See Details
Kids and Dogs Play Park Kids and Dogs Play Park is pet-friendly. Bring your pooch to this fenced area to play off-leash with local pups. The park can be accessed from sunrise to sunset every day of the week and is part of a larger recreational area, which is ideal for walks with your leashed dog. See Details
Barkley Dog Park Barkley Dog Park is the largest and most popular dog park in the region, featuring a huge dam to get water loving dogs excited. Located on Duncan Loop, it's a convenient spot to bring your pooch for a game of fetch and to socialize with the safety of a fenced area. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind. See Details