Blacksmiths Beachside Holiday Park Accessible Accommodation
Blacksmiths Beachside Holiday Park accessible accommodation is located in the beautiful Lake Macquarie region, just 90 minutes north of Sydney and a short drive to Newcastle and the Hunter Valley. The park features a brand new accessible villa with a wheelchair friendly ramp, self-opening entrance door, large circulation spaces, motorized adjustable kitchen benchtops and cupboards, remote-controlled blinds, and accessible bathroom facilities.
Park facilities include a swimming pool (with hoist access and aqua wheelchair), playground, recreational room, and BBQ facilities.
The park is within walking distance of both a patrolled beach and the lake entrance.
Boat hire facilities and safe launching ramps are all close by along with beautiful Blacksmiths Beach just a short walk away.
The park’s central location and proximity to other recreational facilities such as golf, lawn bowls, tennis, shopping, cafes, restaurants, and clubs make it the perfect choice for a getaway.
Blacksmiths Beachside Holiday Park is committed to providing an inclusive holiday destination and improving accessible accommodation options and facilities.
Key accessible features:
- accessible swimming pool with hoist
- accessible toilet seat
- beach wheelchair hire nearby
- fixed grab bars
- mobile hoist
- on-site disabled parking
- service dog provisions
- shower chair
- step-free access
- step-free shower
- Please note: Because there is room under the bed for a hoist, and an electric bed can be hired, this may also suit the level 3 category of Assisted Wheelchair User. Please check videos for clearance and our Frequently Asked Questions on where to hire equipment.
Distance to the nearest hospital: 7.5km, Belmont Hospital
Activities In Blacksmiths Beachside Holiday Park With Accessible Accommodation
The swimming pool features hoist access and is located adjacent to the recreation room and BBQ area which is accessible via ramp. There is also an aqua wheelchair available for use.
There are flat pathways and a ramp leading to the pool precinct with a ramp entry to the pool. The recreation room has a unisex accessible toilet.
The pool hoist is available for use, please contact Reception for further information.
Activities Around Blacksmiths Beachside Holiday Park With Accessible Accommodation
There are a number of accessible swimming spots in the area with ramp access to some beaches, beach wheelchairs and accessible bathroom facilities.
In 2020, an accessibility upgrade at Blacksmiths Beach was completed, allowing people of all abilities to have the chance to enjoy the beach. Works included an all-access ramp, pathway and viewing platform. Click HERE for more info.
Blacksmiths Beach has ramp to beach and beach wheelchairs are available during patrol season Accessible facilities – Lake Macquarie City Council
Information is current as of 24/10/2023, see council sites for updates.
The Belmont Baths, located at Brooks Parade, features a fully enclosed lake swimming area with a jetty, attached accessible ramp and amenities with accessible toilet and shower.
A ‘Mobi-Chair’ (amphibious wheelchair) is stored on-site for free use and accessible by MLAK key. Click HERE for more info.
The Toronto Swim Centre provides an indoor inclusive swimming facility with hoisted access, a pool wheelchair lift, and a hydrotherapy pool.
There is a Changing Places bathroom facility and an onsite cafe. Click HERE for more info.
Lake Macquarie Variety Playground
This fully fenced playground is located at Speers Point on the northern tip of Lake Macquarie.
It features inclusive play equipment, a quiet zone, accessible pathways, toilets, parking and an MLAK key accessible changing place.
A cafe is located adjacent to the park along with plenty of lakeside picnic areas. Click HERE for more info.
Lake Macquarie has an extensive shared pathway network around the city, with plenty of options to get out and enjoy the fresh air and local scenery.
Check out Lake Macquarie City’s Shared Pathways guide for detailed information on pathways in the area. Click HERE for more info.
Museum of Art and Culture
The Museum of Art and Culture is a cultural and tourist destination on the shores of Lake Macquarie at Booragul.
The museum offers inclusive experiences including art exhibitions, classes, and an onsite cafe and shop featuring products from local artisans. Click HERE for more info.
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