There are several parks and reserves in Hobsons Bay where dogs are allowed off-leash.
To download off-leash maps please refer to the Related Links section below.
Other than the locations below, dogs must be on-leash in all other areas. Please make sure you control your pet and clean up after them. A $200 on-the-spot penalty applies for unleashed dogs and dog litter.
Park or Reserve
Area bounded by
Cyril Curtain Reserve
Thompson Street and Giffard Street, Williamstown
Ross Road, Mills Street and Gilligan Road, Altona East
Kororoit Creek, Grieve Parade and Blackshaws Road, Altona North
Doug Grant Reserve
Queen Street, Apex Park, and Melbourne Water Drainage Channel, Altona
AB Shaw Reserve
Victoria Street, Hall Avenue and Railway Line in Altona Meadows
Altona Coastal Park, Altona Road and Altona Workers Club Altona
Shane Avenue and Point Cook Road, Laverton
Bladin Street Park
Opposite McCormack Park, south side of the creek to the cyclone wire fence
The Esplanade, Williamstown
The Warmies (by The Spit)
Narrow land adjoining the eastern side of The Warmies, Newport
Newport Lakes Park
Area of land running east-west at the north side of the athletics track and north-south to Douglas Parade and the athletics track
Donald McClean Reserve
The second oval closest to Melbourne Road, Spotswood
off-leash before 8am and after 9pm every day
Area bounded by Truman, Brunel and Greene Streets, Spotswood
off-leash before 9am and after 9pm
Dogs are restricted from these beaches from 10am to 9.30pm from 1 November to 30 April every year, seven days a week. At all other times, dogs must be on a leash.
For more information about dog-off leash locations please call the Local Laws Unit 9932 1000.
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