A holiday destination for the whole family… including pets
Did you know Lorne welcomes all family members on holidays? Your little furry friends are welcome on numerous walking tracks all-year-round from beach walks, forest walks and foreshore strolls.
Popular pet friendly walking tracks include North Lorne Beach, Shelly Beach and the Lorne Foreshore.
Please note, over peak visitor periods including summer and the Easter weekend, timeshare restrictions operate on some popular beaches that are often crowded during the day. This means dogs aren’t allowed in certain areas from 9am – 7pm.
Download the Surf Coast Shire Pet Friendly Guide here.
Unfortunately, dogs are generally not allowed within the Otway National Park unless specified.
Walks surrounding Lorne, where dogs are permitted on leash include;
Further details can be found on the Lorne Walks and Waterfall map
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