Clontarf Reserve is located on the Middle Harbour foreshore and can be accessed via Sandy Bay Road. This reserve includes a playground, cafe, BBQ areas and picnic tables. The reserve is a popular recreational area and can be very busy on weekends and holidays, particular on lovely sunny days. 

The reserve adjoins Clontarf Beach and includes a tidal pool. Please be aware that this beach is not patrolled by lifeguards.

The reserve is also one of Council's Dog Off-leash Areas and is unfenced.

Off-leash Hours and Information

  • Dogs are permitted off-leash weekdays (Monday - Friday) outside of school holidays.

  • Saturdays, Sundays, school holidays and public holidays dogs are permitted off-leash:

    • 6pm - 10am non-daylight saving time

    • 8pm - 10am daylight saving time
  • Outside of these times dogs must be on-leash.

  • Dogs are prohibited on Clontarf Beach and in the tidal pool.

  • Dogs are prohibited within 10 metres of the playground. Please be mindful that this playground is very busy particularly on weekends and holidays.


  • Parking

  • Public Toilets

  • Cafe

  • Beach and Tidal Pool

  • Playground

  • BBQ

  • Picnic Tables/Seating

  • Showers

  • Bin

  • Water

Sandy Bay Dog Off-leash Area Dog Off-leash Area


Sandy Bay Road

Clontarf NSW 2093