Accessible Options

The Coffs Coast has a range of accessible and inclusive services available for holiday makers visiting the Coffs Coast. These general services are listed below. All the information on this page is also available in a brochure form for your convenience. To print or download this information please view here.

Hire of equipment and repairs

Hiring of wheelchairs, scooters, lifters, shower chairs and other equipment can be arranged through the following dealers:

Willaid Pty Ltd
Unit 1/16 isles Drive, Coffs Harbour
Phone 02 6651 7900

Scooters and Mobility Australia
177 Orlando Street, Coffs harbour
Phone 02 6651 5333

beach wheelchairs

There are two new beach wheelchairs, (1 x child-sized, 1 x adult-sized) available for free short-term hire at Jetty Beach during the summer, including a specially-designed beach mat for people with mobility issues and wheelchair users to provide an accessible pathway over soft sand to the water’s edge.There is also a beach wheelchair available at Park Beach and Woolgoolga Beach.

To book a wheelchair or find more info, click here.

Beach wheelchairs are available at the following locations:

Sawtell Surf Club – Phone 02 6653 2164
Jetty Beach – Coffs Harbour Jetty
Park Beach Surf Club – Phone 0408 285 073
Coffs Harbour Yacht Club – Phone 02 6652 4390
Woolgoolga – contact Vicky – Phone 02 6654 8118
Please note: Wheelchairs are to be returned free of sand and salt water.

swimming pool chair lifts

Pool chair lifts are available at:

Coffs Harbour War Memorial Olympic Pool – Phone 02 6652 1779
Sawtell Swimming Pool – Phone 02 6653 1950
Woolgoolga Swimming Pool – Phone 02 6654 8291

Coffs Harbour War Memorial Pool is heated, has a pool wheelchair and an electronic hoist.  The family change room is fitted with a full sized change table.  Induction for use of this equipment is required.

changing places

Changing places are public toilets with full sized change tables and hoists to meet the needs of people with severe and profound disabilities.

There are currently 3 changing places in Coffs Harbour:

Coffs Harbour War Memorial Swimming Pool
Cnr Coff and Gordon Streets, Coffs Harbour (for users of the pool)

Castle Street Carpark Public Amenities
Castle Street, Coffs Harbour (MLAK Key Required)

Jetty Beach Amenities
(MLAK Key Required)

Please see Coffs Harbour City Councils online map and select Accessibility and Mobility in lefthand panel for further information about accessibility.

pharmacies offering a delivery service

Bailey Centre Good Price Pharmacy, Coffs Harbour – Phone 02 6651 1800
Jetty Village Pharmacy, Coffs Harbour – Phone 02 6652 3087
Ramsay Pharmacy, Coffs Central – Phone 02 6652 3950
CHC Pharmacy, Coffs Harbour – Phone 02 6652 2336
Blooms – The Chemist,  Toormina – Phone 02 6653 1444
Blooms – The Chemist, Sawtell – Phone 02 6653 1227
Amcal Pharmacy, Woolgoolga – Phone 02 6654 1893

OTHER SERVICES & activities

Australian Hearing Service
2 Lyster Street, Coffs Harbour
Phone 02 6652 0700

Guide Dogs NSW/ACT
Suite 3, 62 Moonee Street, Coffs Harbour
Phone 02 6691 8500

Event Cinemas
6 Bray Street, Coffs Harbour
Phone 02 5634 4000
Features include: Audio description, Closed caption and Infrared hearing

Majestic Cinema
25 First Avenue, Sawtell
Phone 5621 8101
Features include: Full accessible seating and Wheelchair access

Dolphin Marine Conservation Park
65 Orlando Street, Coffs Harbour
Phone 02 6659 190
Dolphin Swims for people with a disability are available. Bookings are essential.