Pack the tennis ball and prepare for sand to get everywhere! Queensland’s local pups have sniffed out their favourite dog-friendly beaches where they are free to roam off the leash. We hope you dig the list.
The Spit, Gold Coast
This golden labrador likes catching the sunset at the The Spit. (Image via IG @marti57)
Red Beach, Bribie Island
Hover dog! (Image via IG @elysestrickland)
Deception Bay, Moreton Bay
Bailey the Cavalier likes to boop jellyfish on the head in his spare time. (Image via IG @baileythecavalier)
Home Beach, North Stradbroke Island
Hank found a stick. (Image via IG @lauramccready)
Warana Beach, Sunshine Coast (doggie hours: 4pm–8am, 7 days)
Throw. The. Ball. Molly and Toby wait patiently for the ball to be freed! (Image via IG @nudebanana)
Kawana Main Beach, Sunshine Coast
Marley is serious about his morning swims. (Image via IG @loveandwater)
Dundowran Beach, Hervey Bay
Master Bruno struts along the low tide flats at Dundowran Beach like he owns it. (Image via IG @sosarina)
Urangan, Hervey Bay
Frankie loves sunshine, runs on the beach and to holiday on the Fraser Coast. (Image via IG @rikerama)
Shoal Point Beach, Mackay
Indie is the happiest girl in the world. Look at that face. (Image via IG @grungle229)
Pallarenda Beach, Townsville
Beach babe and merman. (Image via IG @montyandmooshi)
Four Mile Beach, Port Douglas
Like Bruno, Daisy loves a good beach strut. (Image via IG @daisywalksmee)
Ellis Beach, Cairns
Scooter likes to keep fit by chasing sticks at the beach. (Image via Paws and Pedals)
This is the cutest thing to hit a Queensland beach… EVER!
And this is a dog surfing.
Yep, this pup learned to surf at the Surf Dogs Workshop at the Noosa Surf Festival. And it was too good not to share, but I digress.
Does your pooch like a bit of sand between the paws? Share your favourite dog beach in Queensland in the comments below!