North Shore Off Leash Dog Beach

Mudjimba

At the southern tip of Mudjimba, North Shore Off-Leash Beach is arguably the Sunshine Coast’s wildest, most beautiful slice of paradise for dogs.

Dogrunning on  Mudjimba Dog Off Leash Beach Sunshine Coast

Extending from the beach entrance 500m south of the Twin Waters patrolled area all the way to the Maroochy River, not only does it offer a vast expanse of fine white sand but standing sentry at the mouth of the river is the mysterious rocky outcrop Pincushion Island, which itself warrants a visit.*

Dog near island on Mudjimba Dog Off Leash Beach

In stark contrast to the built-up shores of Maroochydore on the other side of the river North Shore is something of an uninhabited wilderness, fringed by dunes and the sandy banks of the pristine river on one side and surf beach along the main stretch.

Dog on cliff overlooking Mudjimba Dog Off Leash Beach

Need to know – North Shore Off-leash Dog Beach can be reached by beach access paths from M64 south.

River mouth near Mudjimba Dog Off Leash Beach

*Pincushion Island, a giant sandstone protuberance which is currently attached to the beach, has oddly spent much of its life as an island due to the ever-shifting mouth of the Maroochy River and is renowned for its spooky ability to change position. A fantastic exploratory spot for children, it’s climbable by a couple of paths, with a grass patch, banksia trees, ruins of stairs and viewing platform on top, vistas to be had in each direction and some fantastic rock pools to explore below.

North Shore Off-leash Dog Beach

North Shore Rd

Mudjimba

Beach Access M64

Sth to Maroochydore River

Off-leash all times

Map

North Shore Rd Mudjimba

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