Dog off leash exercise & prohibited areas

Search by suburb to find locations and maps for off leash exercise and dog prohibited areas.

Please note, in the list below, for off leash dog exercise areas:

  • fenced exercise areas are indicated by "^"
  • areas with agility equipment are indicated by "*"

Advancetown

Alberton

Benowa

Off leash dog exercise area

Dog prohibited area

Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens – see above map

Biggera Waters

Off leash dog exercise area

Biggera Waters foreshore, Marine Parade, adjacent to Quota Park(PDF, 359KB)
(Permitted from 5am to 8am and 4pm to 7pm daily)

Bilinga

Bonogin

Broadbeach

Off leash dog exercise area

Pratten Park, Old Burleigh Road(PDF, 490KB)
(southern end of Pratten Park)

Bundall

Burleigh Waters

Off leash dog exercise area

Deodar Park, Burleigh Street(PDF, 485KB)

Coolangatta

Off leash dog exercise area

Goodwin Park, Jarvis Lane(PDF, 380KB)
(limited to area east of path as indicated by signs)

Dog prohibited areas

Coombabah

Off leash dog exercise areas

Dog prohibited area

Coombabah Lakelands Conservation Area(PDF, 707KB)
(leased area of pound excepted), north of Gold Coast Highway (Brisbane Road)

Currumbin Valley

Helensvale

Off leash dog exercise areas

Highland Park

Hollywell

Off leash dog exercise area

Bayview Park, Hyacinth Avenue and Bayview Street ^*(PDF, 499KB)
(includes small dog area)

Hope Island

Main Beach / The Spit

Off leash dog exercise areas

Maudsland

Off leash dog exercise & dog prohibited areas

Riverstone Crossing Reserve, Riverstone Crossing(PDF, 450KB)

Merrimac

Mermaid Waters

Off leash dog exercise & dog prohibited areas

Pizzey Park, Oceanic Drive ^*(PDF, 492KB)

Miami

Natural Bridge

Off leash dog exercise area

Bochow Park, Nerang Murwillumbah Road(PDF, 529KB)
(includes a dog prohibited area)

Dog prohibited areas

Numinbah Valley

Palm Beach

Off leash dog exercise areas

Dog prohibited areas

Parkwood

Off leash dog exercise area

Abbott Park ^*(PDF, 549KB)
(east of Parkwood Boulevard to the golf course, west of drain to Woodlands Way)

Paradise Point

Off leash dog exercise areas

Dog prohibited area

Paradise Point swimming enclosure, The Esplanade(PDF, 353KB)
(limited to the area east of the footpath, north to the stormwater pipe protruding into the Broadwater and south to the Ephraim Island Bridge)

Pimpama

Rainbow Bay

Dog prohibited area

Rainbow Bay / Snapper Rocks / Point Danger(PDF, 415KB)
Marine Parade, Rainbow Bay beach to Snapper Rocks and Point Danger

Reedy Creek

­Runaway Bay

South Stradbroke Island

Surfers Paradise

Off leash dog exercise areas

Dog prohibited areas

Tallebudgera

Off leash dog exercise area

Schuster Park, Heather Street, Schuster Road(PDF, 467KB)
(part of Schuster Park as indicated by signs)

Dog prohibited areas

Tallebudgera Valley

Off leash dog exercise area

Dog prohibited area

George Dacca Bramley Park – see above map

Tugun

Off leash dog exercise area

Atkin Park, Station Street(PDF, 320KB)
(limited to northern end adjacent to Bowls Club as indicated by signs)

Dog prohibited areas

Varsity Lakes

Off leash dog exercise area

Frascott Park, Yodelay Street ^*(PDF, 280KB)
(separate small and large dog areas)

­Wongawallan

Woongoolba

Worongary

Off leash dog exercise & dog prohibited area

Pioneer Downs Park, Vince Hinde Drive(PDF, 347KB)