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
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!