Tathra Beachside is a multi-award-winning holiday park that boasts over 550 metres of absolute, direct beach frontage, in the pretty seaside town of Tathra. Smack bang in the middle of the beautiful Sapphire Coast of New South Wales. This stretch of coast has been recognised as Australia's Coastal Wilderness for its unspoilt landscape and absence of crowds.
This gorgeous park has all the bells and whistles and offers guests a diverse range of accommodation options to suit all needs and budgets, from luxury, fully accessible three-bedroom beach houses to beachfront glamping tents, state of the art beach breeze villas, studio surf shacks, ensuite caravan sites, powered grass or slabbed sites for caravans and tents and everything in between.
Tathra Beachside understand that the quality of the facilities and amenities can make or break any holiday. That's why they pride themselves on being able to offer a fantastic range of on-site facilities that are second-to-none! Swimming pool, waterpark, beach volleyball , adventure playground, Gidget the onsite vintage coffee van, huge camp kitchen, guest laundry and so much more.
Tathra Beachside is heaven for kids, and pretty cool for mums and dads too. Tathra Beachside is pet friendly all year round, with a small exclusion period of just two weeks at Christmas. They even have pet-friendly villas and cottages. A warm dog wash and a vet nurse.
Access and Inclusion Statement
Allows a person's carer free entry into participating venues and events
Actively welcomes people with access needs.
Allow space around toilet for a wheelchair (A space of at least 900mm width beside the toilet pan and 1200mm clearance in front of the toilet pan is required)
Ask all visitors if there are any specific needs to be met
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)
Have a doorbell or intercom at an accessible height and display a contact number (accessible height is 900mm-1100 mm)
Have a handheld shower hose (should be at least 1500mm long)
Have a kitchen area and desk which is accessible for a person at seated height or is height adjustable
Have a lever handle on bathroom door
Have a lever handle on the door (easier to use)
Have a place to store medical equipment (eg oxygen)
Have a shower curtain (no door)
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 bathroom (Entrance to bathroom must have step free greater than 5mm or a doorway threshold ramp not exceeding 1:8 for 450mm. Bathrooms dimensions must be no less than 2000mm X 2500mm. Have a hobless (step free) shower recess. Shower recess must have at least 1100 x 1100mm clear area for wheelchair access (no door). Have a slip resistant fold down seat or fixed seat in shower .Seat must be at least 900mm long.)
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 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 enough space for a wheelchair to move around three sides of a double king sized bed (A pathway of 1200mm minimum width is required for wheelchair access)
Have grab rails in the bathroom
Have grabrails in shower recess (can be removable and height adjustable)
Have rooms which are interconnecting
Have step free access to restaurant, lounge and bar
Have step free access to room (Entrance to the room wheelchair accessible with step free greater than 5mm or has a doorway threshold ramp not exceeding 1:8 for 450mm length)
Have step free access to the conference or function room
Have step free outdoor pathways (includes picnic areas, barbecues and shelters)
Have twin beds available on request
Offer a range of contact methods for receiving complaints
Offer multiple options for booking - web, email, phone
Provide a choice of wheelchair accessible accommodation rooms (Guest may wish to know if you have a choice of wheelchair accessible rooms, such as single room / studio apartment / apartment / cottage / quality / views, etc. Wheelchairs require a 1600mm x 2200mm width area to turn around and require step free access.)
Provide assistance with booking arrangements (includes providing clear itineraries with written instructions on what to do at various destinations)
Provide grabrails provided adjacent to the toilet
Provide portable ramps
Provide seating in common areas including reception area
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
Use Plain English / easy read signage and information (includes menus and emergency information)
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)