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KALBARRI EDGE RESORT
Why it’s great Just a stone’s throw from the
water’s edge, this 38-room resort offers the flexibility
of self-contained and serviced accommodation
with an onsite swimming pool and restaurant.
Wheelchair-accessible rooms are available.
(08) 9937 0000, www.kalbarriedge.com.au.
HERITAGE RESORT SHARK BAY
Why it’s great Enjoy a leisurely sundowner
from one of the resort’s 27 luxury suites, all with
balconies, ensuite bathrooms and air-conditioning.
There is also an onsite swimming pool and
restaurant. All rooms are equipped with wheelchair-
and disabled-access facilities. (08) 9948 1133,
COMFORT HOTEL PERTH CITY
Why it’s great The 93-room hotel in East Perth caters
to the needs of business travellers and wheelchair
users. There is an accessible lift from the foyer to the
onsite cafe/restaurant/bar, and there are accessible
toilets. Wheelchair-accessible rooms are available.
(08) 9220 7000, www.comforthotelperthcity.com.au.
HILLARYS HARBOUR RESORT
Why it’s great It has pristine beaches plus a variety
of shops, restaurants and cafes. The resort offers
self-contained and serviced apartments, all with
balconies and air-conditioning, and has an onsite
pool, spa and sauna. There is one two-bedroom
wheelchair-accessible apartment available.
(08) 9262 7888, www.hillarysresort.com.au.
PERTH VINEYARDS HOLIDAY PARK
Why it’s great Nestled in the heart of the Swan
Valley wine region, this holiday park is conveniently
located close to all major attractions. It offers
a purpose-built two-bedroom villa for wheelchair
users, featuring an ensuite bathroom, a separate
toilet, a self-contained kitchen, air-conditioning and
a verandah. (08) 9279 6700, www.aspenparks.com.au.
Why it’s great Ideally located near the Swan Valley
Wine and Food Trail, Grandis Cottages offers a cosy
retreat for couples and families. Two self-contained
cottages, with air-conditioning and gas log fires,
are on offer on this five-acre property. One of them
is wheelchair-accessible; advance bookings are
advised. Rates include breakfast. (08) 9296 3400,
Why it’s great Built at the turn of the 19th century,
this remodelled heritage-style hotel in the heart of
Kalgoorlie offers 37 guestrooms, all with ensuite
bathrooms, kitchenettes and air-conditioning. The
hotel also has an onsite bar/bistro. Two wheelchair-
accessible rooms are available. (08) 9093 1399,
WAVE ROCK LAKESIDE RESORT
Why it’s great Situated on the edge of Lake Magic,
guests at this self-contained and serviced resort are
just 1km from Wave Rock in Hyden. Accommodation
comprises 14 two-bedroom cottages with ensuite
bathrooms, kitchens and air-conditioning. One of
the cottages is wheelchair accessible. (08) 9880 5022,
Why it’s great Relax among Augusta’s peaceful
karri forest in one of five self-catering cottages, each
equipped with a verandah and wood fire. The fourth
chalet has been purpose-built for wheelchair users
and features wide doorways, low windows, raised
benches, handrails in the bathroom and toilet,
a wide shower unit and toilet, and beds that can
be raised to suit lifting devices. 0419 555 072,
LOOSE GOOSE CHALETS
Why it’s great At this spot in the Blackwood River
Valley, youngsters in wheelchairs can enjoy carpeted
bush walks, and friendly farm animals and birds
in accessible enclosures. Dogs are also allowed.
(08) 9756 1170, www.loosegoose.com.au.
MOONLIGHT BAY SUITES
Why it’s great Situated within minutes of Broome’s
town centre, with its own swimming pool and
an award-winning brewery across the road, this
resort has something to please everyone. Of the
50 self-contained suites overlooking Roebuck Bay,
one is a wheelchair-accessible room. It has rails
in the bathroom and shower, as well as a raised
toilet and a bathtub seat. (08) 9195 5200,
PINCTADA KIMBERLEY GRANDE
Why it’s great Offering a taste of luxury with
laidback hospitality (it was home to the cast and
crew of the film Australia), this 72-room resort in the
heart of Kununurra has an onsite restaurant and
swimming pool. Two of its suites are wheelchair-
accessible, and feature easy-access showers as
well as rails in the bathrooms. (08) 9166 5688,
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ON LAND | If you’re planning on travelling with TransWA, make sure you give 48 hours’ notice.
That way, some of the seats will have been taken out so there’s room for a wheelchair. All of the
major stations have pathways and entrances with disability access, including Albany, Bunbury,
Esperance, Geraldton, Northam and Kalgoorlie.
BY AIR | Virgin Australia offers wheelchair services from terminal to aircraft, as well as
permitting guide dogs for blind passengers (provided they have the appropriate level of
training and are suitably harnessed).
Skippers Aviation requires 48 hours’ notice to ensure you get the best services – due to limited staff,
bring a carer or an escort with you if you can’t travel independently. The airline only accepts collapsible,
non-battery powered wheelchairs on board, you’ll be transferred to an aisle wheelchair or manual
wheelchair at check-in if you have an electric version.
Airnorth doesn’t stow wheelchairs in the cabin, and the number of wheelchairs that can be on the flight
is dependent on the size of the plane. It’s best to advise them 96 hours in advance.
Qantas provides assistance from terminal to aircraft. Before you book, check that your mobility aid
conforms to size restrictions; details are on the Qantas website.
There are disabled passenger lifts at Kalbarri, Shark Bay, Carnarvon, Geraldton and Perth airports.
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