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Disability Accessible Attractions Myrtle Beach South Carolina USA

Synopsis: Information regarding wheelchair and disability accessible attractions in Myrtle Beach area South Carolina USA.1

Author: S Duncan

Published: 2008-12-27 Updated: 2019-02-17

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Have you looked around for somewhere to take your family to the beach, but because of disability concerns, you questioned whether to visit a beach at all?

Well, the Grand Strand area would like to assure you that vacationers of all capabilities have a fair chance of having a good time here at the beach. Many organizations, public and private, offer resources, such as the City of Myrtle Beach in South Carolina which endeavors to make certain that Grand Strand beaches are accessible.

Beach-going wheelchairs with soft wheels (free but limited to 1-hour use) at 22 different life guard stations in Myrtle Beach in summer (off season available at the police station). Beach going wheelchairs and handicapped parking are available at the following locations:

77th Ave. N., 72nd Ave. N., 54th Ave. N., 24th Ave. N., 8th Ave. N., 5th Ave. N., 8th Ave. S. In North Myrtle Beach, go to 1st Avenue South. Call North Myrtle Beach Parks and Recreation Department, 843.280.55784 or 843-626-7645x129 to reserve a beach chair.

Golf Cart Rental

If you display your handicap parking sign on your golf cart, you can drive the cart on Grand Strand beaches (not touring but driving it to a spot on the beach).

Golf cart rentals are available through Jack's, 843.249.6445.

One golf cart access with van parking is at 9th Avenue, and others are available, as well.

Beach Access Points

Mini-Golf

Dragon's Lair Fantasy Golf at Broadway at the Beach has a wheelchair-accessible course (the one through the castle) and features a special putter for users of wheelchairs.

If off season, ask for a special seasonal discount. (843) 444-3215.

Ripley's Aquarium

Exhibits at a go-at-your-own pace, stingrays and crabs to touch, wheelchair accessible.

Call 800.734.8888.

Broadway at the Beach

Miles of boardwalk over and around water for viewing and strolling.

Park your wheelchair by the bridge and use the vending machines for food to feed the ducks and large koi.

Also, check out the IMAX Theater for a virtual experience into many options.

Call 843.444.3200.

Hard Rock Park

The Park offers wheelchair rentals for the convenience of Park guests with disabilities.

Both wheelchairs and Electric Convenience Vehicles (ECV) are available for rent at the Rentals Office located at the front of the All Access Entry Plaza.

Wheelchair Rental Fee: $10.00/day; ECV Rental Fee: $35.00/day.

You must be at least 18 years of age. Valid photo ID required. Rentals must be returned to the Rental Office.

Fishing

The Cherry Grove Pier features public parking spaces only a few feet from the pier.

With ramps you can roll right out to the pier and fish to your heart's content while seeing the beach and rolling surf, meeting new friends and sharing similar interests with other people. Everyone of all capabilities is out there.

Although some anglers can be on the serious and intense side when they are on the hunt for their catches, most people are quite helpful and friendly.

The Cherry Grove web site is cherrygrovepier.com. Also, check out the web site for anglers who need options in fishing gear - adaptiveoutdoorsman.com

Additionally, because this Grand Strand area has so many activities, people of all capabilities come for a wide range of in and outdoor interests. If you have not already looked for information, perhaps our article will help you understand how wide your options are:

Things to See and Do in North and South Carolina

And there you have it, fun for all the family, and you certainly won't be bored when visiting the Carolina's!

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