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• King George V Park, Port Kembla:
The off-leash section of this park is from the dog-leg section of Tobruk Ave to Cowper Street;
• Figtree Park, Figtree:
The off-leash section is in between the oval and Byarong Creek.
• Coniston Beach:
Dogs can go off the leash south of Bank Street all the way along to the breakwater wall. The best point of access is down Swan Street, through the golf course.
• Riley Park, Unanderra:
The off-leash section is bordered by Central Rd and Ridley Avenue, up to Rose Parade.
• Bellambi Point, Bellambi:
The off-leash area runs all the way from the boat ramp around to the first sewage outfall pipe.
• Proud Park, Helensburgh
• Sharkey’s Beach, Coledale
• Little Austinmer Beach, Austinmer
• MM Beach, Port Kembla
• Perkins Beach, Windang
• Eleebana Reserve, Koonawarra
• McCauleys Beach - Thirroul
1. Be a competent person 16 years of age or over.
2. Be able to control the dog (by voice command or other means)
3. Remove and place dog faeces in a suitable bag and dispose of in an appropriate waste bin.
4. Restricted breeds, or dogs declared as dangerous, are NOT use this off leash area.
5. Dogs suffering from any contagious disease, skin irritation or parasitic infection are NOT to use this area.
NOTE: The owner of a dog is legally responsible if the dog attacks a person or animal. Please contact you local council or RSPCA for further details on dog restrictions.
For more information on rules for Off Leash areas for dogs phone Wollongong City Council on 4227 7111
Below is a list of pet friendly accommodation options in the Wollongong region:
Kendalls on the Beach Holiday Park
Bonaira Street, Kiama
02 4232 1790
Note: Pet Friendly Camping only. Pets not allowed in or around cabins. No Pets during NSW School Holidays & Public Holiday periods.
Park Meadows B &B
227 Tongarra Road, Albion Park
02 4256 5355
Shellharbour Beach Tourist Park
02 4295 1123
Note: Pet Friendly is Camping only. Pets not allowed in or around cabins. Restricted breeds only please administration contact for more information.
Werri Beach Holiday Park
Pacific Avenue, Gerringong
02 4234 1285
Note: Pet Friendly is Camping only. Pets not allowed in or around cabins. No Pets during NSW School Holidays & Public Holiday periods.
Allendell Boarding Kennels - 329 Darkes Forest Road, Darkes Forest
Phone: 02 4294 3419
Canine Health Farm - 20 Lamonds La Meroo Meadow
Phone: 02 4448 6133
Hanrob Pet Care Centre - Princes Hwy Waterfall
Phone: 02 4225 9242
Horsley Boarding Kennels - Lot 5 Shone Ave West Dapto
Phone: 02 4262 2241
Jonesh Kennels - 25 Buringbar Street, Dapto
Phone: 02 4261 2713
Meliora Kennels - 140 Shellys Lane Thirlmere
Phone: 02 4681 8426
Mt Kembla Village Dog Boarding Kennels - Stones Road, Mt Kembla
Phone: 02 4229 6408
Valija Boarding Kennels and Cattery - 41 Oxford Street South Nowra
Phone 02 4421 7936
Yellow Rock Boarding Kennels and Cattery - 349 Yellow Rock Road, Albion Park
Phone: 02 4256 1037
Hydrodog Mobile Dog washing Clipping and Grooming
Phone: 1300 659 055
Dawns Mobile Dog Wash - 30 Brendon Ave Farmborough Heights
Phone: 02 4272 5007, Mobile: 0417 924 561
Don's ( john's ) Mobile Dog Wash - 120 Osborne Pde, Warilla
Phone: 0412 603 845
As effective of Monday 1 June 2009 the Wollongong City Council Animal Shelter in Montague Street, North Wollongong has closed.
All impounded animals are now the responsibility of the RSPCA Illawarra Animal Welfare Centre, Industrial Road, Unanderra (Phone: 4271 3410).
Stray or roaming animals can still be reported to Council on 4227 7111, as well as other issues such as dog barking or restricted/dangerous breeds.
For further information on dog friendly or off leash areas pleas visit Wollongong City Council website:
http://www.wollongong.nsw.gov.au/community/offleashareas.asp or phone on 4227 7111