Dog Beach Newcastle

Looking for a dog friendly beach in Newcastle? Horseshoe Beach is a great place for dogs to enjoy a splash in the ocean. The Horseshoe Beach is Newcastle’s only official off-leash beach and is located near the Nobbys Beach. The calm, sheltered waters of Horseshoe Beach are ideal for your furry friend to play in.

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View of Newcastle Horseshoe Beach on a hot summer day.

The leash free beach means your dogs can run and play unrestricted, enjoying a soak in the ocean or just chase a ball on the white sand. Your pooch will love the freedom and opportunity to make friendship with other dogs.

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Dogs playing at the Horseshoe Beach.

You and your children can enjoy the view of Nobbys Head Lighthouse and ships travelling to and from the Newcastle Harbour.

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View of Nobbys Head lighthouse from the dog beach.

Available facilities

Plenty of free car parking spaces available at the beach.

Litter bins are available to safely dispose waste.

Sun shelters, benches, barbecue facilities, toilets and showers are available at nearby Nobbys beach (only 2 min walk).

Other dog friendly beaches in Newcastle

Redhead Beach:

Although not officially declared, Southern part of the Redhead Beach is considered to be a dog friendly beach by the locals.

How to get there?

The dog beach is only 5 min drive from Newcastle city, located at Horseshoe Bend Road.