City of Bunbury

Beach Trekker Wheelchairs, Bunbury


Summary
  • There are three Beach Trekker wheelchairs in the Bunbury area
  • Two are located at the Koombana Bay Sailing Club Boat Shed and one is located at the Dolphin Discovery Centre
  • The beach wheelchairs are usually used for Koombana Bay and Jetty Baths but requests for other locations will be considered by Enable Southwest
  • The beach wheelchairs are designed to be used with the assistance of a carer
  • There is one accessible parking bay located at the Koombana Bay Sailing Club
  • There are no designated accessible toilets located outside however there is one accessible unisex toilet located inside the sailing club
Beach wheelchair Boat Shed Path
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Location (View Map)
Koombana Drive, Bunbury, WA 6230 Australia (Located at the Koombana Bay Sailing Club on Anchorage Cove)
Opening Hours
  • Enable Southwest Office hours are Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm
  • Beach Wheelchairs can be used seven days a week but bookings must be made during office hours
Telephone
  • 08 9792 7500
  • 1800 468 965

Closest accessible parking

  • There is one 3.1 metres wide and 5 metres long accessible bay located at the main entrance.
  • Bay is signed at the head of the bay and identified by blue line markings and the access symbol. Bay has a level surface.
  • There is a ‘no parking’ bay next to the accessible bay which creates extra space. This may allow greater ease of transfer into and out of the vehicle for some wheelchair users.
  • Vehicle access from: Anchorage Cove
  • Pedestrian access:
    • There is a level surface between the bay and the entrance ramp
Parking Gravel parking
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Pick up / set down bay
  • No designated accessible pick up or set down bay.  There is, however a large unmarked gravel parking area lclose to the Boat Shed that can be used as a set down or picked up area next to the concrete footpath.
  • There is a level gravel surface between the parking area and the concrete footpath.
External access and entrance
  • The Boat Shed is accessed via a concrete path leading from the gravel parking area. It also connects to the Sailing Club about 40 metres away.
  • The Beach Wheelchairs are stored in the Boatshed.
Shed Beach wheelchairs Boat shed
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Picnic facilities
  • There is a wooden picnic table located at the Boat Shed.
  • It has fixed bench seats on either side and space at either end for wheelchairs. It is 79 cm high with 76 cm knee clearance, and is set over a concrete pad.
Picnic table
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Information collected by: City of Bunbury

Care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of this information however no guarantee is given that the facility is fully accessible. Please advise the You're Welcome WA coordinator at the Disability Services Commission of any access changes since publication.