Accessible Hepburn Shire

The information below will help you to get around our Shire if need to consider accessibility requirements.

Hire a Trailrider

The TrailRider is an all-terrain access wheelchair which allows community members and tourists with physical and mobility issues to explore the great outdoors and experience some of Hepburn Shire’s parks, reserves, tracks and trails. Read this brochure on the TrailRider(PDF, 4MB).

The TrailRider is available free from the Daylesford Regional Visitor Information Centre at 98 Vincent Street, Daylesford. Bookings are essential – phone 5348 6123 or email visitorinfo@hepburn.vic.gov.au to book.

Hepburn Shire Mobility Map

The Mobility Map has been designed to help people identify things like accessible car parks, toilets, public seating, shopping precincts, as well as services like libraries and service stations.

The Mobility Map covers the townships of Daylesford, Hepburn Springs, Creswick, Trentham and Clunes.

Collect a copy of the mobility map from the Daylesford Regional Visitor Information Centre at 98 Vincent Street Daylesford.

Tourism hospitality maps

These kits aim to increase the comfort and safety of people who are deaf or hard of hearing, when they are visiting our Shire.

Each kit contains equipment to assist people to hear and watch TV and radio with increased volume, to respond to a doorbell or to a knock at the door, to respond to an alarm by way of vibrating clock, and to be able to answer a telephone and use a TTY phone.

The kits are located at Visitor Information Centres in Daylesford, Ballarat, Avoca, Halls Gap and Horsham. Guests travelling to these regions can book these resources through the Visitor Information Centre. To book the Daylesford Tourism Hospitality Kit, please call the Daylesford Regional Visitor Information Centre on (03) 5321 6123 or email visitorinfo@Hepburn.vic.gov.au.

Hire an access ramp

Free to hire access ramps are a temporary solution to small steps or bumps. There are a number of portable ramps available to hire.

The lightweight ramps can be modified to suit any obstruction under 5cm.

To book an access ramp or learn more, contact the Daylesford Visitor Information Centre on (03) 5321 6123 or email visitorinfo@hepburn.vic.gov.au.