beach accessible wheelchairs in Cocoa Beach

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Accessibility on the Space Coast

Everyone should be able to enjoy a day at the beach!

Finding a truly accessible beach destination can be very difficult. Sand and wheelchairs just don’t mix. But here on the Space Coast, local businesses are doing an incredible job of making a beach vacation a possibility for families of all kinds. If you’re looking for a beach wheelchair, indoor and outdoor activities, and places your whole family can access and enjoy check out a few of the services and businesses dedicated to giving everyone the perfect Space Coast Vacation. 

 

Crabby’s Beach Wheels

Crabby’s Beach Wheels is the Space Coast’s largest beach wheelchair rental service. With 6 different chairs to rent, free delivery throughout the entire county, and kind, caring customer service, you’ll be able to facilitate a beach vacation for those with any kind of physical limitation or special need, especially with recreational activities. Check out their website to see some of the incredible wheelchairs available. The “Salty Lightfoot” glides across the sand and floats in the ocean! They even rent beach strollers for young children of all abilities.

Beach Wheelchair Rentals

Crabby’s Beach Wheels - 321-432-2855
74 S. Orlando Ave. Cocoa Beach, FL 32931 

A1A Beach Rentals - 321-505-7455
6811 N Atlantic Ave. Cape Canaveral, FL 32920  

Brevard Medical Equipment - (321) 453-3370
105 N Banana River Drive Merritt Island, FL 32952 

City of Cape Canaveral Fire Department | (321) 783-4424

City of Satellite Beach Fire Department | (321) 773-4405

Sand Helper | (321) 392-3129

Sebastian Inlet State Park | (321) 984-4852
9700 S Hwy A1A, Melbourne Beach, FL 32951

Beach Accessibility

Ramps are located at many of the beach crossovers on the Space Coast. Please see this map to locate the one closest to your hotel or vacation rental. This map also includes the Mobi Mats located in the City of Cape Canaveral. 

Accessible Activities

The Space Coast is full of incredible natural wonders, but that can be a bit difficult for those with physical limitations. Check out these top accessible attractions on the Space Coast to round out your perfect beach vacation. 

Wildlife Watersports | Cocoa Beach | 321.785.3244  

Wildlife Watersports staff is happy to help a family assess and assist with a pontoon boat rental so you can enjoy some time in the wild. 

Brevard Zoo | Melbourne | 321.254.9453

The Brevard Zoo is a great way to spend the day for the whole family. While packed with experiences and things to see, this wheelchair-accessible zoo is, the perfect size for your family to enjoy the cool morning without exhausting your party! You can even rent them on-site for a seamless experience. 

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex | Titusville | 321.449.4443

The Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is an accessible attraction that has something for everyone. Check out their website to learn about wheelchair and Electric Convenience Vehicle (ECV) rental during your visit. Then enjoy wheelchair ramps, large bathrooms, and plenty of space to cool off. The Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is a great option for everyone!

Chain of Lakes Park | Titusville 

With miles and miles of paved paths, a stroll in the park is an incredible Space Coast experience.

Mikey Goodwin Playground at James H. Nance Park | Indialantic 

The design of this newly constructed plagrounds meets & exceeds current ADA Standards for Accessible Design, which include technical requirements for play areas. Considerations include accessible routes, groundcover materials, ramps, wheelchair parking areas, handrails, and overhead clearance.  The community of Indialantic strove to make this playground accessible to as many as possible. All safety surfacing is wheelchair-accessible and will include ramping so that children can play with elevated components. It is also be built with "parallel play" features which allow kids of differing ages, physical abilities, and cognitive abilities to play along side each other. Additionally, there is a communication board to assist children with limited language skills express themselves.

Accessible Accommodations 

These vacation rentals and hotels have renovated their spaces to help accommodate visitors of every ability. Call today to book your stay! 

Las Olas Beach Club - Satellite Beach 

Spanish Main - Cocoa Beach

Ocean Landings - Cocoa Beach

Sandcastles - Cocoa Beach

The Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront - Cocoa Beach

A beach vacation should be possible for everyone. Next time you're searching for a vacation that's perfect for everyone in your family, set your sights on Florida's Space Coast. 

Accessible Restaurants 

Local podcast, Vibe & Dine has published a wonderful list of wheelchair-accessible restaurants all along the Space Coast. Check it out here!  

Learn more about accessible restaurants on the Space Coast here. 

Vacation Planner for Florida’s Space Coast

Dive into the Space Coast Vacation Planner then launch into an unforgettable getaway.