There are many places you can exercise your dog in Whangārei. Off-leash dog areas are listed below, by location.
Popular on-leash dog walks are:
- Hātea Loop
- Hātea River Walkway (between Whangārei Falls and the Town Basin)
- Waimahanga Track
- any of our shared paths.
We also provide a dog agility park on Dave Culham Drive in central Whangārei.
See our list of other great places to take dogs in summer
If you’re planning a beach trip, visit our dogs on beaches page to find out which beaches you can take your dog.
Dogs and beaches
Dogs are NOT allowed at bush reserves, wetlands, children’s play areas, marked sportsfields and the central city.