Sand Rider Beach Wheelchair Hire

With free hire of beach wheelchairs along the Cockburn coastline and the provision of beach matting at Ngarkal Beach, our coastline can be accessed by people of all abilities.  

The Sand Rider Beach wheelchair can be hired for free and is available for use at Ngarkal Beach, Port Coogee Marina. The Sand Rider Beach wheelchair is not a floating wheelchair so one adult must be present to assist the user. This wheelchair can only be used on sand up to the water’s edge.

When is the wheelchair available to hire?

  • Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm
  • Saturday and Sunday, 10am to midday during summer when lifeguards are patrolling the beach. 

How do I book? 

To book, complete the 'Application for free hire of Sand Rider Beach wheelchair' form below, or call the City of Cockburn on 08 9411 3444.
The wheelchair is subject to the availability of Marina Management Office staff and Coogee Beach Surf lifesaving Club volunteers. 


  • The hirer: is the person completing the application to hire form.
  • The user: is the person with the disability seated in the beach wheelchair
  • The support person: is the adult person directing, pushing, pulling and steering Sand Rider beach wheelchair.
View the Conditions of Hire & Safety and check list for City of Cockburn Sand Rider Beach Wheelchair 
Print Blank Form

Application for free hire of Sand Rider Beach Wheelchair

All fields are required except where indicated

Name of Hirer

Support Persons details

Name of User

Only available Saturdays and Sundays
Time hire beginning at (2 hours blocks):



City of Cockburn
Whadjuk Boodja
9 Coleville Crescent,
Spearwood 6163

PO Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC,
Western Australia, 6965

Office opening hours:
8.30am to 4.30pm
Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays)

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Cockburn Nyungar moort Beeliar boodja-k kaadadjiny. Koora, yeyi, benang baalap nidja boodja-k kaaradjiny.
Ngalak kaadatj dayin boodja, kep wer malayin. Ngalak kaadatj koora koora wer yeyi ngalang birdiya.

City of Cockburn acknowledges the Nyungar people of Beeliar boodja. Long ago, now and in the future they care for Country.
We acknowledge a continuing connection to land, waters and culture and pay our respects to the Elders, past and present.