6 Of The Best Dog-Friendly Walks in Australia
With COVID restrictions easing, there’s a big push for Australians to take embrace domestic holidays around the country. However, when you’re travelling with your four-legged friends, you might not know where to take them.
Here are our recommended walks across Australia, perfect for a holiday with the entire family (furry friends included).
NEW SOUTH WALES
Clovelly to Maroubra
Time: 1hr 20min
With great beaches and plenty of places to take your dog off the leash along the way, your canine pal will really appreciate you for this trip.
Toohey Forest Park
With the option of two different treks, this park has picnic areas, bird-watching spots and you might even spot a koala hiding up in the trees!
Point Ormond to Brighton coastal walk
Time: 1hr 20min
Distance: 5.2 km
Walking along some of the most expensive real-estate in Melbourne might make you jealous, but it’s all worth it because at the end of the walk are some beautiful beaches where your dog can be let off the leash and enjoy a dip.
Noble Falls Walk Trail, Gidgegannup
This walk is good all year round, home to many different birds and wildlife, but it tends to be a popular trail in spring, when the wildflowers are in bloom, and locals recommend checking out the waterfalls in winter.
Fourth Creek Walk, Morialta Conservation Park
With an easy incline, this walk is just 10km east of Adelaide. Dogs on leashes are allowed in the recreation area of the park, and with picnic spots and a playground, this walk is great for the entire family.
Time: 1hr 15min
With a pet-friendly beach and beautiful views, you can explore the local beaches and grab a bite at one of the cafés on a lazy Sunday afternoon.