Dog walking in Albert Park


Dog Walking at Albert Park

Albert Park

With over 226 hectares, Albert Park offers plenty of space for you to walk, play and relax with your dog.
Albert Park is mainly an on-lead park but there are some designated off-lead areas where you can give your dog a good run. Dogs are permitted in most of the park, but must be kept on a lead in some areas and kept out of dog exclusion areas (including the lake and the playgrounds). 


How to get there

Dog Walking at Albert Park

When to go

Enjoy the warm weather with a barbecue or picnic. Hire a boat and explore the lake. Walk, cycle or jog around the track, past green lawns and playing fields.

Need to know

Dog Walking at Albert Park

Change of Conditions

Nature being nature, sometimes conditions can change at short notice. It’s a good idea to check this page ahead of your visit for any updates.

  • Notices Affecting Multiple Sites

    Covid-19 Testing Site: Pit Lane Aughtie Drive – Albert Park

    The Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre testing site is soon relocating to the Pit Lane, Aughtie Drive. This facility is being established by the Department of Health (DH).

    The facility will take up a portion of the pit lane. There will be ample traffic management and direction in the surrounding area, and will be cordoned off from the general public, with security officers in attendance onsite at all times.

    The sporting facilities and the surrounding park will still be available for use by the community during this time. The below attachment outlines the change of conditions including traffic changes.

    For further information about this and other testing sites, please visit

    Attachments: Covid-19-Testing-site-relocation-and-road-conditions-Albert-Park (1,178KB)

    AGPC - Albert Park Circuit Modifications

    Dear valued Albert Park Tenants and Park Users,
    Please be advised that the Australian Grand Prix Corporation (AGPC) is planning to undertake a civil works upgrade project at various locations within Albert Park, including circuit resurfacing and modifications.
    The attached communication provides further information regarding the project of works.
    Please contact AGPC via return email should you have any questions about this project, or any Formula 1® Australian Grand Prix matter.
    Kind regards,
    AGPC - Community Relations

    Attachments: AGPC - Albert Park Circuit Modifications - Project_Letter - FINAL (405KB)

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