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Beach matting temporarily removed

Due to damage caused by adverse weather conditions, the beach matting at Half-Moon Bay has been temporarily removed. Beach access matting remains in use at Hampton Beach.
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Half Moon Bay beach accessibility

We will be looking to reinstall the beach matting as soon as the adverse weather passes and the beach stabilises.

This page will be updated once as we are able to get the matting back on Half Moon Bay.

The beach at Half Moon Bay has been impacted by this summer's adverse weather conditions.

Find out about road access, accessible car spaces, pathways, toilets and beach access at Half Moon Bay, Black Rock.

Half Moon Bay is a small but popular beach. It is well known for the wreck of the Cerberus which sits a few hundred metres off the shore.

Road access

Road access to Half Moon Bay is from Beach Road, down Cerberus Way.


There are 3 accessible car spaces in the lower car park. One is adjacent to the beach.

Beach access

From the car park there is a sealed path to the beach and the life saving club.

Beach access mat

There is a 30m beach access mat leading to the water.


There are standard accessible toilets with room for changing attached to the life saving club. There is an accessible path leading to them. There is no hoist or adult change table here.

Floating beach wheelchairs

How to use the wheelchair

Read how to safely use the chair and other requirements before booking.

Book a beach wheelchair

Beach wheelchairs are available at Half Moon Bay and Hampton Beach during the times that the beaches are patrolled by the life saving clubs. This is generally between noon and 5pm on Saturdays and Sundays in December, January and February.

Please book at least 48 hours ahead of time.

Check availability

Make a booking enquiry

Call to enquire

(03) 9555 4444 in business hours.