Dog Friendly Activities in Africa & the Middle East

Don’t leave Fido in the hotel room when you’re on vacation. Get out and play! No matter where you’re headed in Africa & the Middle East, we can point you towards the nearest off-leash dog park, the most popular dog beach, a really great hiking trail, and lots of other places to play with Fido.

Pet Friendly Essaouira Beach
Essaouira Beach Essaouira Beach is a dog-friendly beach in Essaouira, MA. Fido is welcome to join you on this expansive bank of sand that can be very windy at times. You may also see horses and camels enjoying the sun and sand. See Details
Pet Friendly Gorges du Dadés
Gorges du Dadés Gorges du Dadés is a scenic, dog-friendly drive in Boumalne Dades, MA. Enjoy the dramatic scenery as you make your way on the winding road that travels through the gorge. There are a few spots where you can stop and take photos. See Details
Rhebokskloof Wine Estate Rhebokskloof Wine Estate is a dog-friendly venue in Windmeul, ZA. Fido is welcome to join you at a table on the terrace for a wine tasting or chocolate and wine pairing. The restaurant on site serves breakfast and lunch. There is also a pizzeria on site that serves wood-fired pizzas. For a truly special experience, book a picnic and have lunch on the gorgeous property. Afterwards, you can get some exercise on one of the many trails that traverse through the property. The venue also hosts a variety of dog-friendly events. See Details
Berber Challenge Berber Challenge is a tour company offering a four day tour, starting in Marrakech, Morroco. Private tours are dog-friendly, however dogs are not allowed on public or group tours that involve more than your own party. On this tour you can expect to see the Atlas Mountains, the 'Hollywood of Morocco' Ouarzazat, as well as many other sites like Dades Valley, the Merzouga Desert, and sunset riding on camels. For a full description of the tour and items included, as well as cost, please reach out to Abdel. See Details
De Waal Park De Waal Park is a community park situated in the heart of the City Bowl, Cape Town, South Africa. Originally noted for the wide variety of trees in the park, it is now known for the social interaction of dogs, owners and children. A cool retreat in summer, the dogs delight in the pond around the Victorian fountain whilst the children play on swings and round-abouts. Adults meet, exercise and socialize in this very special green space. Visit our website to meet us vitually... Dogs must be under control of the owner - that is how we have retained our priviledge of running free. see you soon. See Details
Gishora Drum Sanctuary In 'The Heart of Africa' history and culture are literally integrated, closely guarded and easily passed to each generation. One of the most celebrated cultures is the playing of historical drums. Traditionally, as sacred objects, the drums were much more than simple musical instruments; they were used at special events. Major events for the ancient kings were announced through the drums, such a royal birth, wedding, coronation and funeral. As part of keeping their culture alive, locals play the drums at major modern day events particularly during national and international events. Burundian drummers are worldly known for their spectacular performances and unique chance to participate in the dances is offered at the Gishora Drum Sanctuary. Also lying in the Burundian legendary hills is the amazing secrets of the ancient kingdoms; Kiganda, a small town in Muramvya Commune which is home to historical and colonial grounds. Inaugurations of all the ancient kings were done on these grounds. Touring these sites is an incredible chance for one to enjoy the Burundian history and cultural heritage from its roots. See Details
Green Point Urban Park Dogs are welcome and must all times be leashed. Owners are required to pick up and dispose of dog excrement. Dogs are however prohibited from the Biodiversity Garden See Details
Walkhaven Dog Park Walkhaven Dog Park is a private recreation space for pups in Johannesburg. This idyllic outdoor hangout is the go-to place for dogs and their owners to meet and play. Take a walk on the trails through green fields adjacent to the park’s sparkling lake. Day passes are R40 (less than $3) and annual passes are also available. Hungry hounds can pay a visit to the Dog Box Grill and Pizza Mutt for a slice of pie. Walkhaven Dog Park is open every day of the week from 7:00am to 6:30pm. See Details
Shongweni Farmer's market Farmer's market, crafts, food etc. Dogs on leashed are welcome. See Details
Evergreen Park The Evergreen Park has a small lake for fishing and is on the way to Kiambu. It has open grounds and is very pet friendly! See Details
Leadville Dog Park Leadville Dog Park is an enclosed area for off-leash play in Cape Town, ZA. The site is also home to a pet shop, grooming parlor and coffee shop called Reload Espresso Bar. Features of the park itself include a separate area for nervous dogs, a fenced training area, and comfortable grass and sand under foot. The park is open from 7am to 7pm daily and all pets over the age of 4 months are welcome. See Details
Henties Bay Leashed dogs are permitted on Henties Bay beaches within designated areas on the beach away from residential areas. Please follow posted signs. Open daily. Please see website for additional details. See Details
Benoni Dog Park Benoni Dog Park is an off-leash play area in Benoni, ZA. After paying a nominal fee, Fido gets to romp in the secure space with you. The one hour time slot is designated for you and your dog and no other people or dogs are allowed during that time. The park is fully enclosed and features various obstacles for Fido to enjoy. See Details
Golden Harvest Park Leashed dogs are welcome at Golden Harvest Park, a 55-hectare park in Johannesburg, South Africa. This pet-friendly, pristine outdoor space features walking paths to explore indigenous flora. The path leads to a dam where you may find resident waterfowl. The park is fenced, with a guard at the gate, and there is an entrance fee. See Details
Kenridge Bark Park Kenridge Bark Park is an off-leash dog park in Cape Town, ZA. Fido is welcome to socialize and play in the large, fenced-in area. There is also an obstacle course for Fido to enjoy and many shaded benches for humans. There is free parking next to the park. See Details
Hot Air Balloon Marrakech Hot Air Balloon Marrakech is a dog-friendly Hot Air Balloon tour company in Marrakech, Morocco. Watch the sun rise over red dust, palm groves, and majestic open landscapes from a hot air balloon. Flying with a small group of travelers, you can listen to the live commentary from your veteran pilot, and soak up the sights as you glide through the air with your pup. See Details
Private Sunset Camel Ride in the Palm Grove of Marrakech Fido is welcome to join you on a Private Sunset Camel Ride in the Palm Grove of Marrakech in Morocco. This dog-friendly tour features a camel ride to a local Berber village where you can enjoy mint tea and snacks while getting to know the locals. Please contact Ourika Travel to discuss bringing your pup along on this adventure. See Details
Marrakech Medina Walking Tour Fido can join you on the Marrakech Medina Walking Tour, a dog-friendly tour with a local guide through Marrakech, Morocco. Explore Moroccan history full of colorful stories and fascinating facts in this immersive cultural experience. Explore the ancient city walls and the splendid palaces with their Moorish iconic architecture. Please contact Ourika Travel to discuss bringing your pet along on this tour. See Details
Marrakech Airport Transfer by Ourika Travel Contact Ourika Travel to book a dog-friendly airport transfer in Marrakech, MA. This convenient, 24 hour door-to-door service provides a smooth transition to your accommodation after your arrival with Fido. The cost of this service includes fuel, parking fees and taxes. Visitors will meet their driver at a secure pick-up point at the airport. See Details
Africa & the Middle East