The Shire of Irwin welcome visitors travelling with dogs. There are many exercise areas for dogs, details can be found on this map.

There are dog waste bags throughout Dongara and Port Denison please pick up any mess your dog makes and place in public bins provided. As a responsible owner, you must have control of your dogs at all times. If you are searching for accommodation that allows pets you can find them below.

Coral Coast Sunset Deck

A modern 2 storey Town House, designed to maximise the very best of relaxed seaside holidays. Short walk from Port Denison foreshore. 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 3 toilets, perfect for 2 families or just 2 people looking to getaway. Fully self-contained with well equipped kitchen & laundry.

Cozzys Condo

Pet & Family friendly fully self-contained beach house.  Walk to beaches, Tavern/shops. Has an outdoor shower & BBQ area. Sleeps 9. Modern Kitchen, Balcony, LCD Smart TV.  One street from Marina, picnic areas, boating facilities and beaches.

Dongara Northshore Unit

A self contained apartment which sleeps four adults and an option of a pull out bed for two children. The apartment is at the rear of the owner’s property and has its’ own entrance.

Breeze Inn

A Balinese inspired backpackers style accommodation with 5 private rooms all fitted with queen and single beds and three dorm style rooms; The Ghan with 4 beds, The Indian will 2 beds and the Pacific with 4 beds.

Caravan Parks that allow pets in if you bring a Caravan or RV are;

  • Leander Reef Holiday Park
  • Dongara Denison Top Tourist Park
  • Sea Spray Holiday Park
  • Dongara Denison Beach Holiday Park

Dogs are to be kept on leash at all times, not allowed during school holidays and high season.

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During the summer months, the mornings are perfect to head down the beach before the afternoon sea breeze comes in. The average maximum temperature for summer is between 34-37 degrees

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