Accessibility / Disability Friendly Accommodation

Karinya and Woongara cottages have these special design features which were purposed built for people with accessibility needs. Some of these features include no step into front door, large wheel chair accessible showers, hand rails in showers and toilets, large switches on light switches etc.

Our cottages were specially designed for people holidaying with dogs, families and for those with accessibility needs. Only Karinya & Woongara have accessibility features. Inside the cottages are immaculately clean, modern and refurbished.

Accessibility Features

  • Extra-wide doorways, 1250mm passage and spacious turning areas
  • Remote control split system air conditioning / heating & ceiling fans
  • Temperature controlled hot water - no scalding possibility
  • Carport: 4.5m with undercover entry to cottage


  • Prestige over-size light switches
  • All light switches and powerpoints at accessible heights
  • Pine-panelled walls to 1200mm (4 ft)
  • Rhinosafe flooring to Australian non-slip standard
  • Low pile carpet in bedrooms and lounge area
  • Sliding doors to courtyard have special flat sills; entry and other doorways have no sills


  • Sliding door entry 1070mm (42")
  • Non-slip Tarkett vinyl flooring
  • Walls in waterproof Tarkett vinyl panelling
  • Grab rails fitted on all walls
  • Toilet and appropriate fittings suitable for people with mobility impairments
  • commode/shower chair provided on request (details below)
  • Flickmixer tap with extra-length control on semi-recessed basin
  • Semi-recessed basin has 670 mm (27") clearance underneath
  • Shower with on/off switch can be hand-held (extra length hose as well)
  • Wall-mounted fan heater with thermostat control
  • Laundry tub, change table & cupboard


Fully equipped all electric kitchen with:

  • oven/grill & microwave at accessible heights
  • kickboards at 200mm (8") height
  • room under counter for wheelchair plus slide out bench
  • no overhead cupboards
  • pull-out pantry and deep drawers for cooking utensils, pots & pans
  • Flickmixer tap with extra-length control
  • Appliances include toaster, coffee plunger and cordless jug
  • Two door fridge/freezer
  • Dining table with 700mm (28") clearance underneath


  • undercover entry from carport 920mm (3 ft) wide with lever handle
  • Comfortable innerspring sofa bed & 2 lounge chairs
  • TV/video trolley with remote control
  • Antenna points in lounge and main bedroom (in 2 BR cottage)
  • 5 channel TV reception (same as city channels)
  • Selection of books and magazines and tourist information

Bedrooms & Linen

  • main bedroom sliding door 1070mm (42"), 2nd bedroom 870mm (34")
  • Wardrobes with adjustable rails/shelves
  • Quality linen, towels, doonas and pillows supplied
  • Waterproof mattress protectors as required
  • TV point and clock radio in the main bedroom
  • Lights over beds with 2 way switches

Disability aids provided as required:

  • Portable gooseneck hoist ("monkey bars")
  • Shower head (on hand-held hose) with on/off switch
  • Overbed adjustable table
  • Glide commode/shower chairs & standard shower chairs available (4 models)
  • Left and right hand bedsticks

Courtyard & Private Garden

  • Lounge and main bedroom have sliding door access to the courtyard & garden
  • Suntrap courtyard containing patio chairs & table and an electric bbq
  • Generous "privacy space" between cottages (each on 1 acre)
  • Fully-fenced garden for guest dogs