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4 dog-friendly holiday activities in Port Stephens


Pet friendly accomodation in Port Stephens

Image credit: Kare Kanine + Luna Wilde Photography


Port Stephens is a dog-friendly holiday destination that offers a variety of activities for you and your furry friend to enjoy together. Here are five delightful things to do with your dog in Port Stephens:

  1. Dog-friendly Beaches: Port Stephens is home to several dog-friendly beaches where your pup can run freely and play in the sand and surf. Some popular options include Bagnalls Beach (just a 2-minute walk from us), Shoal Bay Beach (west of the boat ramp), and Fingal Bay Beach (off-leash area near the surf club). Be sure to check local regulations and signage for leash requirements.

  2. Tomaree National Park: Take a scenic hike with your dog in Tomaree National Park. The park offers pet-friendly walking trails that lead to stunning viewpoints, such as the Tomaree Head Summit Walk, which rewards you and your pup with panoramic views of the coastline and beyond.

  3. Dog-friendly Cafés: Several cafés and restaurants in Port Stephens welcome well-behaved dogs in their outdoor seating areas. Enjoy a meal or a coffee break with your pup by your side at places like Crest Birubi Beach Café or The Little Nel Café in Nelson Bay.

  4. Off-leash Parks: Port Stephens has designated off-leash parks where your dog can play and interact with other furry friends. One popular spot is Bagnalls Beach Reserve in Corlette, which has a dedicated off-leash area for dogs to roam and play freely.

Remember to always keep your dog on a leash where required, clean up after them, and be respectful of other visitors and wildlife. With these dog-friendly activities in Port Stephens, you and your furry companion are sure to have a fantastic time exploring this beautiful coastal region together. Book your stay at The Loft Corlette and experience the ultimate pet-friendly getaway!



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