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16. Seven Mile Beach Public Reserve

Parks for all People - Access for the mobility impaired in Tasmania's national parks and reserves

Take the Tasman Hwy (A3) about 15 km east of Hobart. The turnoff to Seven Mile Beach is clearly signposted.

The close proximity of this reserve to Hobart makes it a popular beach for visitors, with numerous day use areas. 

Day Use Area One and Two are managed by Clarence City Council. It has unsheltered tables and a lawn area suitable for picnicking. The adjacent toilet and shower block has accessible facilities, although wheelchair users may require assistance with the gravel path from the carpark. 

Parks and Wildlife Service manage Day Use Areas 3 and 4 and the 5 Mile Beach day use area. 

Public toilets are available at Day Use Area 3 but are not wheelchair accessible. 

Five Mile Beach a picnic area with tables and sheltered electric BBQs. Wheelchair users would require assistance moving around the picnic area due to the sandy ground. Although the walking track from the picnic area is sandy and not accessible to wheelchair users, there is a large, flat, grassed area adjacent to the carpark which is suitable for a variety of activities.