Tamworth and Kootingal Horse Riding Adventures

Overview

Tamworth and Kootingal Horse Riding Adventures are a fully working cattle station located just 27 kilometres east of Tamworth. Tamworth and Kootingal Horse Riding Adventures offer two-hour trail…

Tamworth and Kootingal Horse Riding Adventures are a fully working cattle station located just 27 kilometres east of Tamworth.

Tamworth and Kootingal Horse Riding Adventures offer two-hour trail rides departing three times per day, seven days per week.

Catering for large groups, from the novice rider to the very advanced riders.

Join their famous trail ride exploring over 1400 acres of the property along Mulla Creek with spectacular views taken in at a leisurely relaxing pace for all.

We also offer the "Swamp Oak Station Tour" something the whole family will enjoy from feeding cattle to taking in the beautiful views of the Mulla Creek and Cockburn Ranges. Swampoak Station has a load of history & is a fully working beef cattle station.

Their newest attraction being the Swamp Oak Station Petting Pen, come explore an amazing family experience and adventure meeting our adorable baby farm animals; rabbits, sheep, calves, mini ponies just to name a few. A free barbecue facility's with undercover seating and restrooms is available to relax a while.

Pony Rides are also available, lead by their staff who have a true passion for horses and sharing their knowledge to assist guests in a relaxed and controlled atmosphere.

Film making photography groups are welcome to contact for an opportunity to utilise the 1400 acres of majestic scenery and hilltop views.

A quiet space is available at the venue/ facility

Allows a person's carer free entry into participating venues and events

Actively welcomes people with access needs.
Advise tour guides of the access needs of guests at the time of booking (includes pick up and drop off requirements)
Ask all visitors if there are any specific needs to be met

Caters for people who are blind or have vision loss

Caters for people who are deaf or have hearing loss

Caters for people who use a wheelchair.

Caters for people with high support needs who travel with a support person

Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. (This includes people using walking frames and mobility aids)

Employ people with disability
Have a step free main entrance to the building and/or reception area (includes ramps or slopes with a maximum gradient of 1:14, otherwise are too steep for wheelchairs)
Have a wheelchair accessible toilet / shower and change room
Have accessibility information and photos, including of a bathroom, room and/or floor plan on your website (can be emailed on request)
Have an accessible public toilet which is unlocked
Have an appropriate area for toileting an assistance dog
Have at least one wheelchair accessible parking space with wheelchair accessible signage clearly displayed (International standards are 3200mm wide x 2500 mm high)
Have doorways which are easy to open and have lever handles (doorways 850mm or wider when open and not heavy)
Have grab rails in the bathroom
Have step free outdoor pathways (includes picnic areas, barbecues and shelters)
Have wheelchair accessible picnic tables (picnic tables require 720mm knee clearance and 800mm maximum height)
Offer a range of contact methods for receiving complaints
Offer multiple options for booking - web, email, phone
Provide assistance with booking arrangements (includes providing clear itineraries with written instructions on what to do at various destinations)
Provide information in large print
Provide seating in common areas including reception area
Train your staff in customer service for people with vision loss (training would incorporate way finding and communicating with people with vision loss)
Train your staff in communicating with people who are deaf or have hearing loss
Train your staff in communicating with people with learning or behavioural challenges
Train your staff in disability awareness
Use floors/coverings which are slip resistant, firm and smooth
Use non-slip tiles in the bathroom or slip resistant matting
Website meets WCAG 2.0 accessibility standards
Welcomes and assists people who have challenges with learning, communication, understanding and behaviour. (includes people with autism, intellectual disability, Down syndrome, acquired brain injury (ABI), dyslexia and dementia)

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