Sea Point, with its picturesque promenade and vibrant community, is a haven for both locals and visitors. For dog owners, it’s important to know where your furry friends are welcome to join you for a day out in the sun. Fortunately, Sea Point offers several dog-friendly beaches where you can enjoy the ocean breeze together.

Dog-Friendly Beaches in Sea Point

  1. Milton Beach
    • Location: Near the end of the Sea Point Promenade, Milton Beach is a small, rocky beach that provides a serene spot for a stroll with your dog. While it’s not ideal for swimming, it’s perfect for exploring the rock pools and enjoying the scenic views.
    • Rules:
      • Between 1 November – 31 March, no dogs are allowed on the beach between 09:00 and 18:00. Between 18:00 and 09:00 dogs are allowed on the beach, as long as they’re on a leash.
      • From 1 April – 31 October: dogs are allowed on the beach at all times, but must be on a leash.
  2. Sunset Beach
    • Location: Situated near the Sea Point Pavilion, Sunset Beach is a more spacious option where dogs can roam. This beach is known for its beautiful sunsets and is a popular spot for an evening walk with your pet.
    • Rules:
      • dogs are allowed on the beach at all times, while dogs are allowed off-leash, we recommend ensuring the your dog is on a leash for safety.

Tips for Visiting Dog-Friendly Beaches

  • Leash Laws: Always check the specific regulations regarding leashes, as these may change.
  • Clean Up After Your Dog: Keep our beaches clean and enjoyable for everyone by picking up after your pet.
  • Respect Other Beachgoers: Not everyone is comfortable around dogs, so be mindful of other visitors and ensure your dog is well-behaved.

For a comprehensive list of all the beaches in Cape Town that allow dogs, as well as information on whether horses are permitted, please refer to the City of Cape Town’s official document: Dogs and Horses on Cape Town Beaches.

We hope this guide helps you and your four-legged friends make the most of Sea Point’s beautiful beaches. Whether you’re a local resident or a visitor, there’s nothing quite like enjoying the coastal beauty of our community with your pet by your side.

For more information and updates, stay tuned to the Sea Point, Fresnaye & Bantry Bay Ratepayers & Residents Association (SFB) website.

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