Dog Friendly Activities in Sydney, AU

There are 5 dog friendly activities in Sydney, and 44 more nearby. Use the links below to get an overview of each one, see pictures, print directions, and even read reviews from other dog owners. Coming from out of town? Get a discounted rate on pet friendly hotels in Sydney.

Pet Friendly Sydney Park
Sydney Park Large park with plenty of trails, open spaces, water fountains and fellow furry friends. There's also a small puppy pool to cool off on those dog days of summer! See Details
Pet Friendly Centennial Parklands
Centennial Parklands Centennial Parklands is one of the most dog-friendly public parks in Sydney - in fact approximately 43 percent (or 154 hectares) of its open space as off-leash areas. Centennial Parklands offer areas for both on- and off-leash dog walking. Sandstone Ridge and Federation Valley are both popular locations for off-leash dog walking.

Dogs are not permitted to swim in the ponds, in children's playgrounds, within 10 metres of Federation Pavilion and within 10 metres of Centennial Parklands Dining facility. However, there are dog tethering posts around the dining facility.
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Cook Phillip Park Off-leash dogs are welcome in Cook Phillip Park. The prohibited areas are the pool and playgrounds. See Details
Islay Islay is a small bronze statue of a Queen Victoria's favourite pet, a Cairn terrier named Islay. The statue is propped up on a sandstone wishing well outside the Queen Victoria Building, George St, Sydney. Islay was Queen Victoria’s much loved companion for only 5 years because he became involved in a dispute with a cat and it was Islay that died. See Details
The Secret City 'Sydney Scavenger Hunt' The Secret City invites you and Fido to explore the city of Sydney, AU through their dog-friendly Sydney Scavenger Hunts. This outdoor escape game offers a unique way to experience the central business district as you search for clues in historic streets, buildings, statues, pubs and more. Book your tickets on their website to start receiving cryptic directions via mobile text messages, and solve the mystery with your favorite four-legged detective by your side. See Details
Harry Noble Reserve Dogs are allowed off-leash at all times. Dogs are not allowed on the playground. Harry Noble Reserve includes a fenced playground, netball rings as well as picnic and barbecue areas.

The neighboring Erskineville Oval is available for hire. Public toilets are available.
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Alexandria Park Off-leash dogs are allowed outside the oval, courts and playgrounds in Alexandria Park. See Details
Bicentennial Park Dogs are allowed off-leash at all times. Dogs are not allowed on the playground. See Details
Sirius Cove Sirius Cove is a dog-friendly park in Mosman, Australia. This awesome spot is near Sydney and welcomes dogs and their owners to play together without the constraints of a leash during certain hours. The beach park is not fenced-in, so make sure dogs are under voice command before allowing them to wander off without their leash. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that their pups leave behind to preserve the cleanliness of the water. See Details
Eddie Ward Park Off-leash dogs are allowed at all times. Dogs are not allowed in the playgrounds, skate bowl or barbecue areas. A popular neighborhood park located adjacent to the Northcott housing estate. The park features 2 children's playgrounds. Public toilets available. Includes a barbecue area. See Details
Waterloo Park Off-leash dogs are allowed at all times. Dogs are not allowed on the playground, basketball courts or the skate park. The contoured Waterloo Park contains a fenced playground and a basketball court. Public toilets available. See Details
Green Bans Park Dogs are allowed off-leash at all times. Dogs are not allowed on the playground. See Details
Wentworth Park Off-leash dogs are allowed at all times. Dogs are not allowed on the sports fields during games, barbecue areas, and playground. Wentworth Park is a large and popular public space that links the suburbs of Glebe and Ultimo in the city’s west. See Details
Rancan Sisters Fitness Doga Rancan Sisters Fitness hosts dog-friendly doga sessions. This specialty class is offered from time to time through the gym. Mosman locals will be pleased to discover a free doga session is held every so often too. Keep an eye on their Facebook and website for updates about events they are holding. See Details
Harmony Park Harmony Park allows off-leash dogs at all time. It is opposite the Police Station and frequented by all sorts of dogs. See Details
Sydney Park Off-leash dogs are welcome at Sydney Park. The following areas are off limits to dogs: wetlands, Alan Davidson Oval, Sydney Park Cycling Centre, playground and barbecue areas. The open space is made of 40 hectares of lush grass, landscaped gardens, rolling hills, meandering pathways and picturesque wetlands See Details
Macleay Reserve Off-leash dog walking at all times in this small Reserve in a quiet street. See Details
Redfern Park Off-leash dogs are 4:30pm to 9:30am. Dogs must be on a leash when on the oval perimeter. Dogs are not allowed in playgrounds and barbecue areas. See Details
Frog Hollow Off-leash dogs are allowed at all times. Located off Little Albion Street. The park features an access ramp to Albion and Riley Streets. See Details
Rushcutters Bay Park Off-leash dogs are allowed 4:30pm to 8:30am. Dogs are not allowed on the Reg Bartley Oval or the Waratah Playground. Built on reclaimed land, the park features an upgraded outdoor tennis court, fenced sports field, and café. See Details
Lawrence Hargraves Reserve Off-leash dogs are allowed at all times. Lawrence Hargraves Reserve is in the heart of Kings Cross, this open space is a paved plaza hosting the landmark El Alamein Fountain. The park features a fenced playground suitable for younger children and public toilets. Lawrence Hargrave Reserve is located across Ward Avenue. See Details
Victoria Park Off-leash dogs are welcome from 6pm to 8am. Prohibited areas are the pool, pond, playground and barbecue area. See Details