Beach Wheelchairs

A free beach wheelchair service at Ballinskelligs and Inch Beaches will now be available during the Summer Season.

These wheelchairs allow visitors with disabilities or mobility restrictions to have easier access to our beaches.

The service is free of charge but the wheelchairs must be booked in advance.  The wheelchairs are available at the following locations and can be booked in slots of up to 3 hours.

Beach Wheelchair Locations/Availability



Collection Point To book phone Times
(up to 3 hrs)
(up to 3 hrs)


Ballinskelligs Café Cois Trá 087 296 5874 12 –7pm 11am–7pm July/August
Inch Lifeguard Hut 086 266 3186 12–7pm 11am–7pm July/August

Terms, Conditions and Guidelines for Use

All chair users must have a carer/assistant with them to aid them in transfer to the chair and to push the chair, as the wheelchairs are not self-propelling.  The people looking after the bookings will not be in a position to assist transfer to and from the chair or push users on to the beach.  Lifeguards will not be in a position to assist with wheelchair use.

All users must present a current photo ID when collecting the chair.

Please read our Terms & Conditions for the use of the wheelchairs in order to ensure an enjoyable and safe experience.  All users will be required to sign a copy of this when collecting the wheelchair.

Further information contact 066 716 2000 or email

Contact Us


Environment Dept,
Maine Street,
Co. Kerry
Tel: 066/7162000
Litter 1800/326228
Fax: 066/7162001

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