Fun in the sun: the 7 best dog parks of Perth

7 best dog parks of Perth.

Rex Airlines will soon be flying into Perth from Melbourne and Adelaide! Check out one of the 7 best dog parks of Perth for something you and your pooch can do on your holiday.


Want to get out and about and explore Perth with your four-legged friend? Check out one or all of the 7 best dog parks of Perth.


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Image Credit: Kings Park and Botanic Garden – Perth CBD Tourist attractions | Localista.

Kings Park and Botanic Garden

Fraser Ave, Perth 

Kings Park and Botanic Garden is one of the world’s largest and most stunning inner-city parks, steeped in rich cultural heritage. This park is one of the 7 best dog parks of Perth and is nestled within is the magnificent Western Australian Botanic Garden, showcasing over 3,000 species of the state’s unique flora. Complete with charming cafes, scenic bushland trails, meticulously maintained gardens, and diverse children’s play areas, Kings Park offers the ideal setting for an adventure with your furry friend (leash required, of course)!


Image Credit: Whiteman Park Dog Park – Buggybuddys guide for families in Perth.

Whiteman Park Dog Park

Whiteman Park, 233a Drumpellier Dr, Whiteman 

The Whiteman Park Dog Park is located in the Mussel Pool East precinct at car park 23, fully enclosed with a specially designed obstacle course in colours visible to dogs. It features double-gated entry/exit points for safe leashing/unleashing, ample shade, multiple water stations, and over 500 metres of walking paths within the enclosure. Small dogs under 10kg have their own separate area within. How cool! This dedicated space for dogs is open daily from 8:30 am to 6:00 pm and is free for public use.


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Aveley Dog Park

9 Viridian Blvd, Aveley 

At Aveley Dog Park, you’ll find separate zones for small and large dogs. The expansive large dog area offers plenty of room for all breeds to run freely. Meanwhile, the smaller enclosure provides a cozy space for little dogs to play, chase, and socialise with furry friends old and new. Both sections feature agility equipment where your pup can learn new tricks. Shaded areas and water bubblers are available in both zones, ensuring a comfortable retreat for you and your canine companion to cool off on sunny days!


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Charles Veryard Reserve

6 Bourke St, North Perth 

Located in North Perth, Charles Veryard Reserve features floodlit sports grounds and a fully fenced playground. It is an approved dog exercise area where dogs are permitted off-leash in all areas, except when the reserve is used for approved activities such as club sports and community events. During these times, off-leash access is limited to the eastern side of the reserve near Deague Court. Charles Veryard Reserve is a picturesque park featuring a fully-fenced playground and ample shaded areas, ideal for a range of outdoor activities and is perfect to bring your pup along to!


Image Credit: Dianella Dog Park | DogPack.

Dianella Dog Park


Dianella Dog Park stands out as a beloved canine haven in Perth. This well-equipped park offers everything you’d expect from a fenced dog park — agility courses, water fountains, shaded areas, picnic tables, and ample space. What sets it apart is its proximity to the Dianella Regional Open Space and inner-city bushland, providing a unique setting near vital quenda (bandicoot) habitat. While you can enjoy off-leash walks with your dog here, it’s important to keep them under control due to the nearby wildlife. You can never be too careful! This park also has an accessible water fountain so you and your pooch can quench your thirst.


Image Credit: Ozone Reserve’s new dog agility park | Perth Voice Interactive.

Ozone Dog Agility Park

Plain St, East Perth 

The City of Perth has unveiled the Ozone Dog Agility Park, a brand-new facility in East Perth dedicated to canine agility. This state-of-the-art park is equipped with a variety of agility equipment including jump bars, weave poles, a pyramid ramp, a dog walk, and resting podiums, ensuring endless fun for our furry companions. Additionally, the park offers amenities such as park benches, a water fountain, and a bin complete with a dog waste bag dispenser, catering to both dogs and their owners alike. Be sure to check this park out!


Image Credit: Sir James Mitchell Park – City of South Perth.

Sir James Mitchell Park

Mill Point Rd, South Perth

Located along the scenic South Perth Foreshore, Sir James Mitchell Park spans from Mends Street Jetty to McCallum Park at the Causeway Bridge, hugging the picturesque Swan River. The park boasts convenient BBQ facilities, tranquil beach access, and a host of recreational opportunities. What’s more, it’s dog-friendly! Bring your furry companion for a delightful stroll along Perth Water’s southern foreshore.

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