Tidal River Visitor Centre
The Visitor Centre is located on the Main Road just before the camping area. The building has two separate wide entrances making it easy for strollers and wheelchairs to get inside. One of the entrances has electric doors.
The Visitor Centre at Tidal River
Once inside the building there is ample room for maneuverability and there is a section of the information counter designed for park visitors who may be in wheelchairs.
The information counter inside the Visitor Centre
The car park is opposite the Visitor Centre and is sealed. There are two designated disabled parking bays nearest the Visitor Centre. Visitors are required to cross the Main Road to get to the building.
Picnic area near the Visitor Centre
There is a picnic area on the other side of the car park that has five picnic tables spread out in an open area. The tables have the roll under end feature for strollers and wheelchairs. All these tables are on reasonably level compacted ground and are generally easy to get to from the car park. Three of the picnic tables are on concrete slabs and two are on compacted gravel.
Picnic tables on concrete slabs
There are two disabled parking bays near the picnic area and these are designed for side loading of vehicles.
Picnic tables on compacted gravel surface near the disabled parking area
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