The cutest puppy ever at Snapper Rocks (IG @snapper_snapper)

A dog’s guide to Queensland’s beaches

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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)

Off leash dog beach: Red Beach, Bribie Island

Red Beach, Bribie Island

Hover dog! (Image via IG @elysestrickland)

Deception Bay

Deception Bay, Moreton Bay

Bailey the Cavalier likes to boop jellyfish on the head in his spare time. (Image via IG @baileythecavalier)

Hank at Home Beach, North Stradbroke Island

Home Beach, North Stradbroke Island

Hank found a stick. (Image via IG @lauramccready)

Molly and Toby at Warana Beach, Sunshine Coast

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)

Bruno at Dundowran Beach

Dundowran Beach, Hervey Bay

Master Bruno struts along the low tide flats at Dundowran Beach like he owns it. (Image via IG @sosarina)

Frankie on the Fraser Coast

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)

Monty and Mooshi in the Townsville waves

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

Ellis Beach, Cairns

Scooter likes to keep fit by chasing sticks at the beach. (Image via Paws and Pedals)

The cutest puppy ever at Snapper Rocks

This is the cutest thing to hit a Queensland beach… EVER!

This fluff-ball was checking out the Quiksilver Pro action at Snapper Rocks. (Image via @snapper_snapper)

Surfing dogs at Noosa Festival of Surfing

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.

Paws up if you love Queensland beaches

Does your pooch like a bit of sand between the paws? Share your favourite dog beach in Queensland in the comments below!

(Final image via IG @nudebanana)