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Beach Wheelchair Program

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The City is proud to be supporting beach accessibility through its free Beach Wheelchair Program which enables people with mobility challenges to access our beautiful coastline at Quinns Beach.

Important information

The Sandcruiser® beach wheelchair is designed to be used on the sand, grass and pathways. For your safety the Sandcruiser® it cannot be submerged in the water.  

Before making a booking, please view the documents below:

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Make a booking

The Sandcruiser® beach wheelchair is available for hire from October through to April each year.

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Wheelchair storeroom access process

Do you have a Master Locksmiths Access Key (MLAK)?


  1. Use MLAK to open door of storage for the beach wheelchair - view map
  2. After use, clean the beach wheelchair thoroughly.
  3. Return the beach wheelchair to storage and ensure that the door is closed and locked securely.



  1. Collect key to storage from the Surf Life Saving Club Tower located on the beach - view map
  2. Use key to open door of storage for the beach wheelchair - view map
  3. Return the key to the Surf Life Saving Club Tower.
  4. When you have finished using the beach wheelchair, collect the key once more from the Surf Life Saving Club Tower.
  5. Clean the beach wheelchair thoroughly, and return to storage ensuring that the door is closed and locked securely.
  6. Return the key back to the Surf Life Saving Club Tower.


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Frequently Asked Questions

Find below a series of frequently asked questions.

Is there a cost to hire the beach wheelchair?

No, this is a free program for the community to access, however bookings are required.


Where is the beach wheelchair located?

The beach wheelchair is located at the Quinns Community Centre for use at Quinns Beach - view map


Can I take the beach wheelchair to another beach?

No, the beach wheelchair can only be used at Quinns Beach.


Can the beach wheelchair go into the sea?

No, the Sandcruiser® model is not designed to be submerged in water, and is for use on the sand at the beach to the water’s edge.


How do I access the beach wheelchair?

The beach wheelchair storeroom can be accessed by a Master Locksmiths Access Key (MLAK). The MLAK system allows people with a disability to access dedicated public facilities. If you do not have a MLAK, you can collect one from the Quinns Mindarie Surf Life Saving Club tower on the day of your booking.


Is there beach matting at Quinns Beach?

Yes, but please note that the beach matting only extends halfway down the sand.


How long can the beach wheelchair be hired for?

There are two time slots available for bookings on available days during the booking season. However, people who would like it all day can book out both timeslots by submitting two booking forms.


How will I know if my booking has been confirmed?

You will receive a confirmation email containing your requested booking date and time, along with a copy of the site map.


Do you need to be a City resident to hire the beach wheelchair?

No, anyone who would like to access Quinns Beach, and requires a beach wheelchair can hire it for use.


Is there an age limit to use the beach wheelchair?



Is there a maximum number of times that I can hire the beach wheelchair?




We value your feedback regarding our Beach Wheelchair Program. Please use the link below to contact us.

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Report damage to the Sandcruiser® beach wheelchair

Please let us know if there are any damage or maintenance requirements for the beach wheelchair by emailing: communitydevelopment@wanneroo.wa.gov.au with the following information:

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Other beach wheelchair locations

Click below to view beach wheelchair locations at othere Local Government areas.

View other beach wheelchair locations

Town of Cambridge


  • City Beach

Further information

  • 9347 6000

City of Cockburn


  • Coogee Beach
  • Ngarkal Beach

Further information

  • 9494 1433

Town of Cottesloe


  • Cottesloe Beach

Further information

  • 9285 5000

City of Fremantle


  • Leighton Beach
  • South Beach

Further information

  • 9432 9999

City of Joondalup


  • Hillarys Boat Harbour Beach
  • Mullaloo Beach
  • Sorrento Beach

Further information

  • 9400 4226

City of Rockingham


  • Cockburn Sound
  • Point Peron
  • Rockingham Beach

Further information

  • 9592 3464

City of South Perth


  • Sir James Mitchell Parks' foreshore beach

Further information

  • 9367 1699

City of Stirling


  • Scarborough Beach

Further information

  • 9205 7470


The City would like to thank the following organisations for their support with the Beach Wheelchair Program:

  • Surf Life Saving WA
  • Quinns Mindarie Surf Life Saving Club

For further information on the Beach Wheelchair Program please contact the Community Development team on 9405 5600 or email: communitydevelopment@wanneroo.wa.gov.au