This is Newcastle’s only official off-leash beach and is located at Nobby’s Road, Newcastle East. Horseshoe Beach is a great place for dogs to enjoy a splash in the ocean without the restriction of a leash. Located in Newcastle Harbour, the sheltered waters of Horseshoe Beach are ideal for dogs to play in. For pet-friendly places to stay in the area look here.
Off-leash beach, Newcastle NSW
For more information on leash free areas in Newcastle and the rules and regulations click here
This beach is located around 16.5km south of Newcastle. The off-leash dog area extends from Second Creek, southerly for approx 700 metres.
Photo Credit: Bec Lee
Absolutely 100% favourite spot for my boy Bodhi is redhead beach, Newcastle. It stretches for 9 miles and is largely dog friendly, we are blessed to live just ten minutes from it and visit regularly!