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Accessibility

Cheetham Wetlands from the sky
from Andrew Morrison
 
Masked lapwing (Vanellus miles)
from Andrew Morrison
 
Cheetham Wetlands pelican
from Parks Victoria
 
Cheetham Wetlands
from Parks Victoria
 
Cheetham Wetlands
from Parks Victoria
 
Cheetham Wetlands
from Parks Victoria
 

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Beach recreation area

  • The beach recreation area at Point Cook Coastal Park is serviced by a sealed parking area, and has wide pedestrian paths over flat ground.
  • There is beach access, and also a coastal walk. Hard surfaced trails allow wheelchair access from the beach car park to the picnic grounds and the edge of the beach.
  • Disabled toilets and parking spaces are available at the beach car parks. The designated accessible toilet does not meet all current access standards, but is generally of a good standard.

Homestead

  • The homestead includes a functions building with an accessible entry and spacious interior.
  • Paths are unsealed and can be poorly defined around this site.
  • Steps restrict access within the homestead building.

Spectacle Lake

 The Spectacle Lake bird hide is accessible by wheelchair.

Further information

A detailed assessment of accessibility was completed in 2012 of the areas above, as well as the Cheetham Wetlands. For photos and information regarding their accessibility, click on the links below.

  • family picnic at table - metro park

    Beach Recreation Area The beach picnic area at Point Cook Coastal Park is the perfect place for a family picnic. Facilities include free gas barbecues, picnic tables, shade shelters, a children’s playground and…

  • Cheetham Wetlands observation tower

    Cheetham Wetlands Cheetham Wetlands, consisting of salt marshes and natural and artificial lagoons of Skeleton Creek, are a natural bird haven. These internationally significant wetlands provide important feeding and habitat areas for…

  • accessibility - carpark

    RAAF Point Cook Accessibility InformationThe Point Cook Airfield is used by both civilian operators and the RAAF. There are two carparks on the main entry road to the park that overlook RAAF Lake…

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