Accessible Beaches

Local councils across the state are continually introducing new initiatives to improve access to Queensland beaches.

Local surf clubs are also assisting councils with the rollout of these new initiatives.

Below is a list of beaches and services which provide beach access equipment. For more information, please contact the local surf club or service directly.

Accessible Beach Locations

Equipment: Beach matting
For more information, visit the Douglas Shire Council website.

Equipment: Beach wheelchair
For more information, visit the Cairns Regional Council website.

Equipment: Beach matting, beach wheelchairs
For more information, visit the Hervey Bay SLSC website.
For more information about beach access in Hervey Bay, visit the Fraser Coast Council website.

Equipment: Beach matting
For more information, visit the Coolum Beach SLSC website.
For more information about beach access on the Sunshine Coast, visit the Sunshine Coast Council website.

Equipment: Beach matting
For more information, visit the Alexandra Headland SLSC website.
For more information about beach access on the Sunshine Coast, visit the Sunshine Coast Council website.

Equipment: Beach matting
For more information, visit the Mooloolaba SLSC website.
For more information about beach access on the Sunshine Coast, visit the Sunshine Coast Council website.

Equipment: Beach matting
For more information, visit the Metropolitan Caloundra SLSC website.
For more information about beach access on the Sunshine Coast, visit the Sunshine Coast Council website.

Equipment: Beach matting
For more information, visit the Moreton Bay Regional Council website.

Equipment: Permanent beach matting
Beach matting is located near the swimming enclosure – available for use at any time.
For more information, visit the City of Gold Coast website.
For more information about beach access on the Gold Coast, visit the City of Gold Coast website.

Equipment: Beach matting, WaterWheels wheelchair, Hippocampe beach wheelchair
For more information, visit the Surfers Paradise SLSC website, phone 07 5531 5966 or email admin@surfersparadiseslsc.com.au
For more information about beach access on the Gold Coast, visit the City of Gold Coast website.

Equipment: Two Sandcruiser beach wheelchairs
For more information, visit the Mermaid Beach SLSC website, phone 07 5575 3668 or email admin@mermaidslsc.org.au
For more information about beach access on the Gold Coast, visit the City of Gold Coast website.

Equipment: Beach matting, WaterWheels beach wheelchair
For more information, visit the Nobby’s Beach Surf Life Saving Club website, phone 07 5526 1117 or email office@nobbysbeachslsc.com
For more information about beach access on the Gold Coast, visit the City of Gold Coast website.

Equipment: Hippocampe wheelchair, Sandcruiser wheelchair
For more information, visit the Kurrawa Surf Life Saving Club website, phone 07 5527 5660 or email info@kurrawasurf.com.au
For more information about beach access on the Gold Coast, visit the City of Gold Coast website.

Equipment: Beach matting, beach wheelchair
For more information, visit the North Burleigh SLSC website, phone 07 5576 5403 or email admin@northburleighslsc.com.au
For more information about beach access on the Gold Coast, visit the City of Gold Coast website.

Equipment: Beach matting, Hippocampe wheelchair, Mobi beach wheelchair
For more information, visit the Burleigh Heads Mowbray Park SLSC website, phone 07 5535 2419 or email admin@burleighslsc.com.au
For more information about beach access on the Gold Coast, visit the City of Gold Coast website.

Equipment: WaterWheels wheelchair
For more information, visit the Neptune Royal LSC website, phone 07 5535 7264 or email secretary@neptunerlsc.com.au
For more information about beach access on the Gold Coast, visit the City of Gold Coast website.

Equipment: Beach matting, Hippocampe wheelchair, WaterWheels wheelchair
For more information, visit the Pacific Surf Life Saving Club website, phone 07 5535 0350 or email office@pacificslsc.com
For more information about beach access on the Gold Coast, visit the City of Gold Coast website.

Image Credit: City of Gold Coast, Moreton Bay Regional Council
Last Updated: 10 February 2020