Free Henley Beach Wheelchair Hire | October to April

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Free Henley Beach Wheelchair Hire

From mid October until April each year, the bookable beach wheelchairs are available for free half-day hire down at Henley Beach.

The wheelchairs enable people living with a disability to go into the water and enjoy the beach safely. They are available for free half-day hire (morning or afternoon) from mid October to Easter every summer. There are two types of wheelchairs for hire, each with their own unique features, but both offering the opportunity to play safely in the water and on the beach itself.

The accessible beach mat will also be in use during this period, seven days a week, but subject to tide times, weather conditions and resources.

Bookings are essential, so make sure you book your spots over summer and beyond.

Once booked, residents can collect their wheelchair from the Henley Surf Life Saving Club at 246 Esplanade, Henley Beach. Please note you will need a MLAK key to access the storage area at the Surf Life Saving Club but they have MLAK keys available to borrow from the Henley Beach or Civic Centre Libraries if required.

There are two types of beach wheelchairs for hire with different features:

DaVinci Mobile Beachster (x1) – submersible (to knee deep) 
Morning hire: 8.30am – 12.30pm
Afternoon hire: 1pm – 5pm

Mobi-Chair (x2) – floating wheelchair 
Morning hire: 8.30am – 12.30pm
Afternoon hire: 1pm – 5pm


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For more information and all enquiries please visit the City of Charles Sturt website.

What:   Henley Beach Wheelchair Hire

When:    October to April each year (15 October 2021 – 17 April 2022) 8:30am – 12:30pm OR 1pm – 5pm

Where:  Henley Surf Life Saving Club | 246 Esplanade, Henley Beach

Who:   People living with a disability 

At Play & Go Adelaide we make every effort to provide accurate information to the best of our knowledge at the time of publication. We recommend confirming times, dates and details directly before making any plans as details may be subject to change.

Image Source: City of Charles Sturt website


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