Wheelchair Access

Some of the most picturesque areas of Australia's South West are accessable to wheelchairs. You can experience the majesty of a tingle forest, the dark beauty of Mammoth Cave or the fresh vistas of a seaside scenic walk.

For further information, please contact the attraction itself (where possible) or the local Visitor Centre.

Margaret River Wine Region

Cape to Cape Track - Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse
The beginning of the track has been fully sealed for the first 2.2km to allow for access for wheelchairs. This section of the walk provides views across the Indian Ocean and Sugarloaf Rock.
Location: Cape Naturaliste Drive, Dunsborough
Disable Carpark Bays: 1
Entry Fee: No
On Site Staff Assistance: NA
Disabled Toilet: No

Busselton Jetty Foreshore
The 140-year-old Busselton Jetty is the longest wooden jetty (pier) in the southern hemisphere and one of Australia's most unique eco-tourism sites. The jetty provides a scenic backdrop for the sealed pathway along the foreshore.
Location: Beachfront, Queen Street, Busselton.
Disable Carpark Bays: 4
Entry Fee: No
On Site Staff Assistance: No
Disabled Toilet: Yes

Cape to Cape Track - Ellensbrook Homestead to Meekadarabee Falls
One kilometre paved path & boardwalk from the historic Ellensbrook Homestead to Meekadarabee Cave and Falls.
Location: Ellensbrook Road, Margaret River
Disable Carpark Bays: 2
Entry Fee: for homestead
On Site Staff Assistance: No
Disabled Toilet: Yes

Mammoth Cave
Mammoth Cave home to massive chambers with amazing gothic formations. It is partially accessable to wheelchairs. Contact the Caveworks for more information Location: Caves Road, south of Margaret River
Disable Carpark Bays: 1
Entry Fee: Yes
On Site Staff Assistance: No
Disabled Toilet: Yes

Cape to Cape Track - Ellensbrook Beach
This two hundred metre paved track overlooks the stunning Ellensbrook Beach.
Location: Ellensbrook Road, Margaret River
Disable Carpark Bays: No
Entry Fee: No
On Site Staff Assistance: NA
Disabled Toilet: No

Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse
The redeveloped Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse precinct offers a number of accessible features including an interpretative centre, cafe, souvenir shop and self-guided heritage trail. The heritage trail includes a viewing deck with universal access where visitors can use free binoculars to view the surrounding seascape and fauna. This historic lighthouse on the most south westerly tip of Australia, standing at the point where the Indian and Southern Oceans meet.
Location: Leeuwin Road, Augusta
Disable Carpark Bays: 2
Access from Carpark to Entry: 50m boardwalk to grounds entrance.
Entry Fee: Yes
On Site Staff Assistance: No
Disabled Toilet: Yes

Southern Forests

Big Brook Dam
Big Brook Dam is designed to be totally wheelchair accessible. There is a 4.2km sealed walking trail around the reservoir, a wheelchair accessible fishing platform and wheelchair accessible bird observation platforms spaced around the shores.
Location: Rainbow Trail, Pemberton
Disable Carpark Bays: 2
Entry Fee: No
On Site Staff Assistance: Contact DEC on +61 8 9776 1207
Disabled Toilet: Yes

Point D'Entrecasteaux Cliff Top Walk
The1.3km marked walking trail follows the cliff tops around Point D'Entrecasteaux and has four lookouts with dramatic views over the ocean. Whales can be spotted from here in season.
Location: Windy Harbour Rd, Windy Harbour
Disable Carpark Bays: Yes
Entry Fee: Yes
On Site Staff Assistance: No
Disabled Toilet: 1km away at Tookalup Lookout

Tookalup Lookout
Situated on a 100 metre high limestone cliff, Tookalup Lookout provides sensational views of the Southern Ocean. The platform is also perfect for whale spotting from July to October.
Location:  D'Entrecasteaux Drive
Disable Carpark Bays: Yes, off Windy Harbour Rd.
Entry Fee: Yes
On Site Staff Assistance: No
Disabled Toilet: Yes

Gloucester Tree
This 60-metre-high giant tree towers above the forest. and was originally used as a fire lookout. Timber decking around the tree provides a perfect viewing platform and the best time to visit is the morning when the birds are plentiful.
Location: Burmer Road, Pemberton (3km from town)
Disable Carpark Bays: 2
Access from Carpark to Entry: Paved
Entry Fee: Vehicles require National Park Pass
On Site Staff Assistance: Yes (DEC officer on site)
Disabled Toilet: Yes

Geographe

Crooked Brook Forest
Crooked Brook Forest is a natural bushland area with many family-friendly facilities as well as those designed to suit elderly and disabled people. Follow the smooth path through forest and over the creek. There are wildflowers all year round but mostly from September to December.
Location: Crooked Brook Road, Dardanup
Disable Carpark Bays: No
Access from Carpark to Entry: Hard flat surface
Entry Fee: No
On Site Staff Assistance: NA
Disabled Toilet: Yes

Mangrove Cove
In the Leschenault Inlet, the southern-most mangroves in Western Australia are home to over 60 species of water bird. Follow the boardwalk that winds through the heart of the mangroves and along the inlet. There is also a shipwreck trail.
Location: Leschenault Inlet, Bunbury
Disable Carpark Bays:
Entry Fee: No
On Site Staff Assistance: NA
Disabled Toilet:

Dolphin Discovery Centre
Enjoy Australia's premier dolphin experience in the sheltered waters of Koombana Bay Bunbury. There are many interactive experiences to enjoy. Contact the attraction itself for further information.
Location: Koombana Drive, Bunbury
Disable Carpark Bays: 2
Access from Carpark to Entry: Ramp
Entry Fee: Yes
Equipment Provided: Beach access wheelchairs
On Site Staff Assistance: Yes
Disabled Toilet: Yes

Great Southern

Valley of the Giants Tree Top Walk
A 600 metre walkway through the tree tops of the unique tingle forest. On the forest floor under the walkway is the Ancient Empire boardwalk taking visitors up to the base of the tingle trees.
Location: Valley of the Giants Road, Nornalup
Disable Carpark Bays: 1
Entry Fee: Yes
Equipment Provided: 2 wheelchairs
On Site Staff Assistance: No
Disabled Toilet: Yes

Whale World
Whale World is an internationally unique attraction, taking visitors on a journey through the site of Australia's last operating whaling station. Contact the attraction directly for more detailed information.
Location: Frenchman Bay Road, Albany
Disable Carpark Bays: 3.
Entry Fee: Yes
Equipment Provided: Wheelchair for hire
On Site Staff Assistance: Yes, tailor-made tours for special groups available
Disabled Toilet: Yes

Kodja Place
Experience the art, culture and history of the South West's Aboriginal community through this unique and interactive exhibit.
Location: Albany Highway, Kojonup. Carpark located at rear near rose maze.
Disable Carpark Bays: 1
Entry Fee: Yes
On Site Staff Assistance
: Yes
Disabled Toilet: Yes

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