A Dog-Friendly Byron Bay Getaway
Ahhh Byron Bay – stunning beaches, cute cafes and amazing walks, all less than 2 hours’ drive from Brisbane. If you’re planning a getaway to Byron Bay, there’s no reason your dog shouldn’t come with you.
Here are our top picks for dog-friendly activities in Byron Bay:
Hit up of one Byron’s many beaches where dogs are allowed to roam off leash. The closest ones to town are Belongil Beach and Suffolk Park/Tallows Beach. Have a look at Byron Bay’s official visitor website for the full list, and for the details on which parts of the beaches permit off-leash dogs.
Although many of Byron Bay’s walking trails are within National Parks and prohibit dogs, there is a few where you can bring your pup. One of them is Rocky Creek Dam, which a beautiful picnic area where dogs can be with you on-leash.
Many cafes and restaurants in Byron Bay’s town centre have outdoor seating, and let you sit outside with your dog. The Treehouse on Belongil has a gorgeous dog-friendly deck as well as tasty food.
Give your dog a true farm experience by taking them with you to The Farm Byron Bay. Stroll around the property, check out the animals and produce, then have a bite to eat at the café or bakery. Dogs are allowed on a leash, except for indoor in the restaurant.
The Byron Bay Rainforest Resort offers pet-friendly cottages, plus a tonne of walking tracks on their property that you can enjoy with your dog.