Going on a beach holiday is one thing, but being able to take your dog or pet along with you can be hard at times. Firstly you need to find some suitable pet friendly accommodation and that is not alway easy to find. Luckily Getaway Merimbula offers a range of pet friendly accommodation for you and your family.
At the bottom of this page you will also find a list of pet friendly properties. For individual characteristics please view each property page.
Dog Friendly Beaches in Merimbula
There are a number of dog friendly beaches in the Merimbula area that you can take your pooch for a walk at.
The following beaches are pet friendly.
Lions Park Beach
The part of the beach north from the entrance track to the rocky headland is a leash free area. Outside of the leash free area dogs are permitted but must be on a lead. This zone is signposted. Dogs are also prohibited at all times when lifeguards are in attendance within 100m of the patrolled zone
Dog are permitted, excluding within 100m of the patrolled zone. This area varies according to sea conditions. Dogs are also prohibited between 8am to 6pm from December 1 to April 30 each year near the Surf Club or River Mouth. Other areas dogs are permitted on a leash
Main Beach Merimbula
The main access to this area is from a track off Ocean Drive at the eastern end of Dunns Lane. A dog tidy dispenser is provided at this location. The leash free area can also be accessed from Ford Park, along the beach (but only when the lifeguards aren’t there) and from an access track at the southern end of Ocean Drive.
Dog are permitted, excluding within 100m of the patrolled zone. This area varies according to sea conditions. At other times dogs are allowed on the beach on a leash. These zones are all indivdually signposted.
Short Point Merimbula
Beach: Dog are permitted, excluding within 100m of the patrolled zone. This area varies according to sea conditions. At other times dogs are allowed on the beach on a leash.
Headland: On the headland. Accessed from the Short Point car park and includes the grassy headland, indicated by the red poles and sign. There is a dog tidy dispenser at the edge of the car park.
On the beach between the end of Tura Beach Drive and an access road next to 162 Pacific Drive. The access from the end of Tura Beach Drive is the easiest access. Dog tidy bag dispensers are installed at both entrances. Don’t forget that the children’s play ground at the BBQ area is off limits to dogs at all times.
NOTE: This information is a provided as a guide only. Please check local signage and the Bega Vally Shire Council web site for updates or if you are unsure.
Pet owners please be aware that ticks are commonly found along the NSW East Coast. It is recommended that your pets are treated for the prevention of ticks prior to your arrival.
Fronting Tura Beach with exceptional views of the Pacific Ocean is this multi-faceted property that provides guests with every comfort a holiday stay deserves. At this classic beach house you can set off to explore the vast stretch of sand and fossick for seashells, for literally hours, with the delightful option to retire in front of a cozy fireplace (night-cap of your choice in hand) for ambiance. No need to forget your pet here as pets are welcome too.
Enjoy this large family beach home in Merimbula, where you can experience beach side living with private pet garden for the pets. The township is a short 3 minute drive away and is full of assorted bars and restaurants or lounge on your private deck and soak up the views. Adequately priced to suit all budgets, this holiday home is the perfect getaway for those big families looking to have a reunion or enjoy holiday all together. A front and back separate deck which overlooks beautiful Bar Beach. Large fully secured private pet friendly garden for the pooch to run around and play. This apartment is suitable for large families, or large groups up to 12 people.
The Beach House 2 is self-contained Tura Beach holiday accommodation. This architecturally designed beachfront property is nestled in lovely bushland gardens, and only a 50m walk across the nature reserve to Tura Beach.
Banksia 7 is a self-contained three bedroom holiday town house located in the ever popular Fishpen area of Merimbula. Relax on the balcony and enjoy the views across Merimbula Lake. Merimbula Main Beach, Mitchies Jetty and the local shops, cafes and restaurants are an easy stroll.
Henny's is Merimbula holiday accommodation with a whole heap of pluses. This recently renovated holiday home is light and airy, and accommodates eight in style. With a large backyard and also being pet friendly, Henny's really does cater to everyone.
A family holiday home with stunning views over beautiful Pambula Beach. This property offers three bedrooms with modern open plan living area and wood heater. An easy walk from the backyard to the beach, or you sit back and relax on the deck soaking up the sun and the ocean views.