Wheelchair and dog-friendly holiday home
Wheelchair Friendly Paths And Access

Introducing a dog-friendly Accessible Accommodation with a private pool and Pool lift.

Seafarers Diamond Beach Holiday Home is a popular destination for our followers. Could it be because it is pet-friendly? Or, that you can swim in the private tropical pool using the pool hoist? Maybe its because there are so many accessible experiences nearby. Enjoy free beach wheelchair hire, whale watching and dolphin spotting, and long flat paths for wheelchair cruising. You’ll need longer than a weekend to explore all the accessible activities around Diamond Beach. But let’s first give you an overview as to why this accommodation (Mid-North Coast NSW) is so popular with our followers at Accessible Accommodation.

Your Smooth Arrival

Located in tranquil Diamond Beach, Seafarers holiday home is perfectly situated a short 6-minute stroll to the beach. Arrive at your easy access on-site disabled parking to be personally greeted by Dianne the owner, and roll past the pool on the extra-wide concreted paths ramp access. Owners Dianne and Chris are thoughtfully supportive of people with disabilities. In fact, they’ve recently invested in a pool lift to make your stay even more memorable. The pool is privately situated, located within easy view of the house, situated next to both the BBQ area and wheelchair accessible outdoor cabana. Plus the house is securely fenced for your kids and 4 legged friends.

Pool Hoist At Seafarers

Enjoy breakfast on the patio using the fully equipped kitchen with microwave and dishwasher situated low for wheelchair users to create a feast.

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Brekkie On The Patio

On cooler days, the comfy living areas offer free WIFI and an electric lift leather lounge chair. Or, snuggle in bed with luxury linens and electric blankets. Accommodating 6 guests, there are three bedrooms supported by two bathrooms. The main bathroom offers the vitally important accessible features such as a roll-in shower with an adjustable shower hose, suction cup grab bars & shower chair. A glide under vanity as well as handrails around the loo, all ensuring independence and comfort.

The All-Important Accessible bathroom

Should you bring a Carer with you, they’ll be well catered for too. There is a unique Carers Suite now also available. A large, comfortable bedroom and sitting area, coffee station, tv, ensuite bathroom and private entrance. This facility is ideal for when you need carers support during your stay but want your privacy too.

For other carers or larger family groups, there is also an option of them staying at another property nearby, also owned by Dianne and Chris, ensuring privacy and more space when needed Click HERE to discover this option.

Or, if you wish to have a local carer help you during your stay, Dianne can put you in touch with local carers support.

Diamond Beach

Pet-Friendly

Seafarers  Diamond Beach is wonderfully dog-friendly too. Your 4 legged pal is most welcome inside and outside the house, with dog bowls and Bliss bean bags to snooze on. The secure fully fenced yard to keep them safe when you choose to explore the accessible activities nearby. Furthermore, the beach nearby is pet-friendly 24/7! Furthermore, the local cafes are also dog-friendly.

Happy Puppy At Seafarers

Accessible Activities

Speaking of beaches, Beach Wheelchair hire is free and available at Black Head Surf Club.  Click HERE for more info and to book your hire for your stay.

Free Beach Wheelchair Hire at Black Head Surf Club.

Whale watching and Dolphin spotting are a” must do” activity on your to-do list. Humpback whale migration season is early June to late November.  Onboard Amaroo Cruises, their wheelchair accessible 24m catamaran, the skipper and crew take particular care to ensure guests in wheelchairs get a good view of the wonderful whales.  Click HERE for more info and also best to reserve your spot. Amaroo Cruises also offer Dolphin Watching excursions as well as Wallis Lake cruising. Seafarers Diamond Beach guests get a 10% discount on ticket prices!

Whale Watching with Amaroo Cruises- i/mage courtesy of Amaroo https://amaroocruise.com.au

Sunday Sippers at the Surf Club – is held every Sunday at 3 pm at accessible Black Head Surf Club.  A social, fundraising activity for the surf club,  you’re sure to enjoy the relaxing, friendly atmosphere and stunning views north over the beach and bay whilst appreciating a cold drink. For more information click HERE. The surf club also holds Bingo Nights, during school holiday periods, this is a fun, family event.  Furthermore, the surf club holds Big Breakfasts on the Balcony on most Sundays. Everyone is welcome to enjoy a delicious breakfast on the Black Head Surf club balcony.  For more information click HERE.

Movies at Great Lakes Cinema 3, Tuncurry.  An everchanging range of international and national films are shown at this fully accessible building.  The cinemas also offer electronic assistance for people with hearing difficulties or who have hearing aids.  For more information click HERE.

Nabiac Farmers Markets – held on the last Saturday of every month at Nabiac Showground.  This is a delightful way to spend the morning at this accessible venue. For more information click HERE.

Great paths for wheelchair cruising

Lake Wallis. Image Courtesy Of Mid Coast Council

Dianne and Chris, the owners of Seafarers recommends the following beautiful path walks and wheelchair cruising.

1/Black Head Lagoon –a delightful pathway along the Black Head lagoon, under the trees past the picnic tables and BBQs, past the children’s playground and along and up to the surf club and ocean swimming pool.  

2/The Tuncurry Break Wall – Follow the pathway along the Tuncurry waterside, past the fishing boats and private moorings, up to the Rockpool cafe and swimming beach.  Then head along and out to the end of the Tuncurry break wall.

3/Forster Tuncurry bridge – From the Tuncurry side of the Forster Tuncurry bridge,  head over the bridge, pausing along the way to admire the view and spot some of the resident dolphins.  Continue into the main street shopping centre of Forster or up to Main Beach for a coffee or bite to eat at Beach Bums Café (More info HERE ). Or, turn left just off the bridge and follow the path out along the Forster break wall.

4/Wallis Lake foreshore – Pathway follows the edge of Wallis Lake, past some of the boatsheds and finishing at the netted lake pool and boat launching ramp.

Return to Seafarers accessible accommodation with a pool lift, and take a dip in the tropical pool.

Pool Hoist At Seafarers

Accessible Café’s and Restaurants

Accessible Local Eateries & Cafes: Great places to eat that are wheelchair accessible;

1/ Hallidays Point Tavern – Black Head. Click HERE for information. They also offer “Paint n Sip” events where beginners are taught to paint whilst sipping a cold glass of beer or chilled wine. Lots of fun! See more on their Facebook page HERE.

2/ Black Head Bowling Club at Black Head Click HERE for information.  

3/ Meze Café at Hallidays Point Head Click HERE for information.   

4/ Kranky Goat at Tallwoods, renowned for their locally sourced coffee. Click HERE for information.    

5/ Black Head Surf Club. As mentioned, they have ‘Big Breakfast on the Balcony’ and ’Sunday Sippers’. Click HERE for more info

6/ The Point Bakery – Hallidays Point. Click HERE for more info.

7/ The Pizza Pasta Bar at Diamond Beach. Click HERE for more information. They also offer takeaway.

Image Courtesy Of Diamond Takeaway

Awards

With such a perfectly accessible place to stay and lots of accessible activities close by, it’s no wonder Dianne’s places have won so many awards! You’ll have a ball holidaying at Seafarers Diamond Beach.

  • 2019 – Winner Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality – Midcoast Business Chamber
  • 2017 – 5 Paws Award for Dog-Friendly Holiday Excellence – Holidaying With Dogs
  • 2016 – Winner Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality – Manning Gloucester Great Lakes Business Awards
  • 2016 – North Coast Silver Award for Excellence in Tourism
  • 2016 – NSW Tourism Awards Silver Award for Excellence in Regional Tourism
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And there you have it! Accessible accommodation that’s pet-friendly too. Your own private pool and pool lift. Whale watching and dolphin spotting – Seafarers Diamond Beach ticks every box. Check out Seafarers Diamond Beach HERE.

Kerry Williams- Accessible Accommodation.

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