Accessible Accommodation

accessible accommodation AT FLAXMILL

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For those looking for quality wheelchair friendly accommodation in the Coromandel, our newest additions, 'Purangi' and 'Cathedral', have all the quality fixtures and fittings of our other Garden View Houses, but have been specifically designed for guests who are wheelchair users, or have reduced mobility.

Sleeping up to 6 people (twin share), these two Houses offer an accessible main bathroom with roll-in shower, fold down seat and handrails, wide doorways (800mm), a generous deck and a dedicated mobility parking space with path access to the entrance.

Accessible House Rates from $250 per night for 2 people (Low Season)*

our accessible HOUSEs offer...

  • Wheelchair friendly Coromandel accommodation open all year
  • One-level with easy access from the deck area and wide doorways throughout
  • A bathroom with hand rails, a higher toilet and a roll in shower with fold down seat
  • A lower bathroom vanity with a mirror you can see yourself in!
  • A full kitchen with all equipment at or below bench height
  • A dedicated mobility parking space within 20 metres of entrance
  • 3 double bedrooms that can be configured to king beds or singles
  • Dining area and lounge with TV/Freeview and a gas fireplace
  • Free Wi-Fi (with data cap)
  • Wide outdoor deck with a BBQ and seating area
  • PLUS all the other amenities of our Garden View Houses
The accessible Houses at Flaxmill Accessible houses are wheel chair friendly Purangi Entrance Wide deck area (Cathedral) with sliding door entrance Example of accessible bathroom (Cathedral) with handrails Example of accessible shower (Cathedral) with fold down seat Example of a Master Bedroom (Cathedral) Example ensuite (Cathedral) - no accessible facilities Example of accessible kitchen (Cathedral) Example of accessible kitchen (Cathedral) Mobility park and path access (Purangi) Example of the dining area and lounge (Cathedral) Example Floor Plan of an Accessible House (Cathedral)
TIP: Passenger Ferry to Whitianga

TIP: Passenger Ferry to Whitianga

The large ferry, the Diana-Rose has full wheelchair access, however only runs 75% of the time. We recommend you contact the Ferry Master directly to check the operating schedule ahead of your trip. 

TIP: Mobility Parking

TIP: Mobility Parking

If you are catching the ferry, there are are 2 mobility parks at the Cemetery Car Park in Ferry Landing. If driving to Whitianga, there are many throughout the town. The mobile APP "Access Aware" is useful to pin point the exact location of these car parks.
TIP: Mercury Bay Museum

TIP: Mercury Bay Museum

A great little museum for young and old located across the road from the wharf. It has wheelchair access and accessible toilet facilities.
TIP: The Lost Spring Spa

TIP: The Lost Spring Spa

While there are no lifting aids at the spa, if you have a caregiver with you and are able to swim, the sides of the pools slope away gently.
TIP: Cathedral Cove

TIP: Cathedral Cove

The Cove track is not suitable for people with mobility difficulties and the tour boats have fixed seats so cannot cater for wheelchairs. Sea Cave Adventures offer boat tours around the coast from Whitianga Wharf, so if you can negotiate a small flight of steps, they can help you to a seat.
TIP: Waiau Water Works

TIP: Waiau Water Works

This quirky water activity park is fully wheelchair accessible and service dog friendly. There is even a mobility scooter available to use while on site.
TIP: Driving Creek Railway

TIP: Driving Creek Railway

Access to the train is by a small flight of steps and a short walk. Full wheelchair access is available provided you book in advance and arrive early so the can adjust the train seating for your wheelchair.

*Additional info:

 Flaxmill is a member of Holiday Parks NZNew Zealand Tourism Guide Gold Membership