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Yorkshire Wildlife Park - iCaramba

Warning Tongue Lane, Branton, Doncaster, DN4 6TB

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Introduction

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    • iCaramba! is located towards the rear of the venue. Pass the entrance to Lion Country and Into Africa to reach iCaramba!. The following attractions are in the same area; Polar Bears, Giant Otters, Wallaby Walkabout, Discovery Forest and New Lemur Wood.
    • There is a toilet block opposite iCaramba!, containing accessible and standard toilets with baby change facilities.

Introduction

Opening Times

  • Please contact the venue for details of opening times.
  • Comments View
    • The open times of the iCaramba! depends on how busy the park is and times of the year.

Location

  • The venue is in a pedestrian area.
  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Doncaster.
  • There is not a tram stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Opening Times and Parking

  • For information on opening times and parking please refer to the Yorkshire Wildlife Park Main Entrance / Safari Village access guide.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Doncaster.

Outside Access (iCaramba! Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the venue.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 340cm (11ft 2in).

Eating and Drinking (iCaramba!)

  • The following information is for the cafe.
  • The cafe is located in the iCaramba! section of the wildlife park.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • There is not a lowered section at the counter.
  • All tables are permanently fixed.
  • All chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) from the iCaramba! entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 68cm (2ft 3in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 68cm (2ft 3in).
  • The standard height for tables is 70cm.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • Menus are wall only.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are not available.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is South American cuisine.

Jungle Outlook and Woodland Trail

  • The pathways in this area are made of loose gravel, compact dirt and wood chippings.
  • The ground can be very slippery when wet.
  • The pathways vary in gradients and widths.
  • Wheelchair users may require assistance.
  • There is good signage throughout the area.
  • There are several picnic areas and places to rest.

Wallaby Walkabout and Handwash Station

  • The gates at the entrance and exit open away from you (push) and are heavy.
  • The gates are 110cm in width.
  • The pathways around the secured area are concrete with loose gravel.
  • There are hand wash stations at the entrance and exit.
  • The height of the sink is 90cm.
  • The height of the hand towels are 90cm.

Polar Bears and Giant Otters

  • The polar bears and otters are located to the rear of the Jungle Lookout, Woodland Trail and iCaramba!.
  • The surface of the pathways are concrete with loose gravel.
  • There is good signage throughout this area.
  • There is an easy slope to access the viewing area at the giant otters. There are handrails on both sides of the viewing area.
  • There are several benches located within this area.
  • In the polar bear section the pathways are concrete and loose chippings. There are bench seats along the footpath in various locations and an information point is also available.

Lemur Woods and Handwash Station

  • The gates at the entrance and exit open away from you (push) and are heavy.
  • The gates are 110cm in width.
  • The pathways around the secured area are concrete with loose gravel.
  • There are hand wash stations at the entrance and exit.
  • The height of the sink is 90cm.

Accessible Toilet (iCaramba!)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 250m (273yd 1ft) from the park gate entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located in the toilet block to the left of the iCaramba! entrance.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 210cm x 210cm (6ft 11in x 6ft 11in).
    • There is sufficient turning space in the cubicle for a wheelchair user.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 150cm (4ft 11in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are female sanitary and waste paper pedal bin disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall-mounted grab rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is a mirror.
    • Mirrors are not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 55cm (1ft 10in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located within the accessible toilet.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 75cm (2ft 6in).

Standard Toilet(s) (iCaramba!)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female and Male Toilet(s) View
    • The female and male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located in the toilet block to the left of iCaramba! entrance.
    • The female and male toilets are approximately 250m (273yd 1ft) from the park gate entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female and male toilets.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located within the female and male toilets.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 75cm (2ft 6in).
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the baby change facility.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • This service cannot be requested.