Wheelchair Accessible Beach in Altona, Victoria

19 minutes drive west of Melbourne

A trip to Altona Beach makes for a great day out for the whole family, all the while overlooking the beautiful historic pier!

There's plenty to see and do in the local village, including awesome fish & chips, divine restaurants and plenty of shopping. The Altona Village Traders Association holds a local market every Tuesday on Pier Street and Logan Reserve Altona from 9am to 3pm featuring fresh local produce and local arts & crafts.

 
 

LOCATION OVERVIEw

  • Extra-wide accessible beach matting reaches the shoreline
  • Matting available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (rare)
  • Accessible parking and bathrooms located nearby
  • Mobi-Chair floating beach wheelchair (booking required)
  • Sandcruiser beach wheelchair (booking required)
  • Visit https://goo.gl/18DcBd for detailed information

LOCATION FACILITIES AND OPERATING SEASON

  • Standard operating dates? 3 December - 26 March
  • Standard matting hours? 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Accessible bathroom? Yes πŸ˜€
  • Accessible shower? Yes ☺️
  • Accessible change room? No
  • Accessible parking? Yes 😍
  • Lead up pathways? Excellent πŸ˜†
  • Hoist available? BYO
  • Retail within 150m? Food & drink, shopping, ice cream 😍
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HOW TO BOOK A BEACH WHEELCHAIR

Available for free hire on a booking basis, the Altona Live Saving Club offer a Mobi-Chair floating beach wheelchair and a Sandcruiser beach wheelchair for public use. 

  • Available for use free of charge during peak season
  • Both chair types require assistance & supervision
  • Bookings strictly required
  • Make your booking at https://goo.gl/18DcBd

LOCATION & CONTACT INFORMATION

The Altona wheelchair accessible beach is located at Altona Live Saving Club, at 127 Esplanade, Altona VIC 3018

Contact details available at at https://goo.gl/18DcBd

 

LOCATION VIDEO

Filmed by 9NEWS to celebrate the Mayor's opening of the Altona accessible beach, Australia's first beach to be made accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Here you can see massive Mobi-Mat installation and parking area, the Mobi-Chair floating in action and the Sandcruiser beach wheelchair.