Dog off-leash locations

Whitsunday Regional Council local government area has a number of dog off-leash locations including parts of:

  • Queens Beach, Bowen
  • Doughty Creek Mouth, Bowen
  • Kings Beach, Bowen
  • Denison Park, Bowen
  • Shingley Beach, Airlie Beach (Eastern end only)
  • Bicentennial Park, Cannonvale
  • Cannonvale Beach (Sanded area; Eastern end; Restricted times - 5am to 8am and 5pm to 8pm)
  • Gailbraith Park, Cannonvale
  • Whisper Bay Boat Ramp, Cannonvale
  • Wildlife Park, Jubilee Pocket - enclosure
  • Keith Jones Estate Park, Proserpine
  • Hydeaway Bay

For specific locations, please refer to the maps on the Dog Off-Leash Area Register [PDF 3.3MB]

To view the prohibited areas, please refer to the maps on the Dog Prohibited in Public Places Register [PDF 2.6MB]


Whitsunday Regional Council manages a total land area of approximately 23,862 square kilometres. There are 124 parks listed as part of Council’s operational open space areas, covering an area of 506 hectares, excluding open space contained within Council’s road reserves, easements and entry statements.

Click on the link to view our Parks and Gardens Technical Levels of Service/Operations Plan.

  1. P  1300 WRC QLD (1300 972 753)

    67 Herbert Street, Bowen
    Shop 23 Whitsunday Plaza, Cannonvale
    Cnr. Stanley and Conway Streets, Collinsville
    83 - 85 Main Street, Proserpine
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