Beach matting, as well as all-terrain and beach wheelchairs are available at several locations across the Mornington Peninsula.
Beach Matting Locations
Mount Martha beach - Mount Martha Lifesaving Club – available 24/7 from November to April
Mothers beach, Mornington - Beach matting trial – available 24/7 until April 2022
Rosebud beach – next to the Jetty - Beach matting trial – available 24/7 until April 2022
Rye front beach – next to the pier - Beach matting trial – available 24/7 until April 2022
Sorrento front beach – next to The Baths restaurant - Beach matting trial – available 24/7 until April 2022
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All-terrain and beach wheelchairs
Mount Martha Lifesaving Club - Two MobiChairs available for use between the flags during patrol (weekends 12-5pm).
Point Leo Surf Life-Saving Club - a Sandcruiser beach wheelchair can be booked for free from the Point Leo Surf Life-Saving Club.
Lord Somers Camp have 3 wheelchairs (1 Hippocampe, 2 All-terrain chairs) which can be booked for free use on Monday to Friday, 7am to 5.30pm. Weekend use by arrangement with the camp operator before pick up.
Coolart Wetlands and Homestead has a Hippocampe chair which can be hired from the Visitor Centre.
Camp Manyung (YMCA), Mt Eliza has on offer 3 Hippocampe chairs for loan to disability agencies on the Mornington Peninsula.
Point Nepean - Parks Victoria has an All-terrain wheelchair at the Point Nepean Information Centre. Best suited to compact sand, lawns and pathways.