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Not to miss when you travel in AUSTRALIA

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By car and parking

Fuel service app
Fuel service app

If you drive yourself, use the Fuelservice app (click to find stations) to communicate with fuel stations so you can smoothly continue your roadtrip.

Here you can find info on accessible parking in Australia.

Public Toilets

Australia Public Transport and Toilets
  • Public Toilet Map: locate accessible toilet facilities in central Melbourne by searching by location, or browsing the map to see facilities nearby. You can see which toilets are accessible, with addresses, maps, opening hours and other information.
  • Changing Places Map: use the interactive map, list or download a PDF for details of all Changing Places facilities in City of Melbourne

To gain 24/7 access to a network of public facilities, including Changing Places, you need a MLAK key, which you can order here.

Here you can download a pdf file that lists all locations in Australia

The MLAK system has been fitted to elevators at railway stations, accessible toilets in Council municipalities and National Parks and in adaptive playground equipment (Liberty Swing) across Australia.

In New South Wales you find 22 accessible playgrounds, 6 in Victoria, 4 in Queensland, 3 in Western Australia, 1 in South Australia and 1 in Canberra.

To read all about Livvi’s Place go here. Scroll to Queensland to watch a video of Livvi’s Place.

Australian Capital Territory

Canberra

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By bus – excellent services by Transport Canberra

National Museum Australia  (Rate and review this place here)

Boundless Playground

 

New South Wales

Editor’s pick: Wheeleasy in New South Wales

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At the Wheeleasy website you can find accessibility information of hundreds of locations

Katoomba, The Blue Mountains 

The Three Sisters (a rock formation) (Rate and review this place)

Morton National Park

Fitzroy Falls (Rate and review this place)

Sydney

Museum of Contemporary Art (Rate and review this place here)

Sydney Opera House 

Whale watching (Rate and reviews this place)

WILDLIFE Sydney Zoo, Symbio Zoo

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Northern Territory

Editor’s pick: What to do at Uluru

HWWT is one of the most well known accessible travel blogs in Australia and around the world. This is their story of a visit to Uluru.

 Queensland

Editor’s pick: Wheelie Accessible Adventures in Queensland

Brisbane

Livvi’s Place

Accessible Playground Livvi’s Place (video) and Playground info

Cape Tribulation Park where the Great Barrier Reef meets the rainforest

Wheelchair accessibility – Three of the four short boardwalks (Marrja, Dubuji (Rate and review this place here at AccessAdvisr) and Kulki) are wheelchair accessible.

At the fourth boardwalk (Jindalba) wheelchair access to the creek is available from the exit end only, near the disabled access parking bays.

Gold Coast

Movie World

8 locations – beach access and accessible viewing platforms

South Australia

Adelaide

South Australia Museum  (Rate and review this place here)

Adelaide Fringe Festival

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Fringe staff are trained to provide assistance with access enquiries and bookings. Know more.

Tasmania

Port Arthur Historic Site

Victoria

Excellent information and services on trains, trams and buses throughout all of Victoria

Editors’ pick – fly over Victoria

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https://www.visitgeelongbellarine.com.au/things-to-do/great-ocean-air-flight-service-specialising-in-accessible-air-travel

Ballarat

Accessible Playground Livvi’s Place  (Facebookgroup) and Playground info

Geelong and the Bellarine

Adventurepark

Geelong Waterfront

National Wool Museum

Healesville

Healesville Sanctuary

Melbourne

accessible beach in Williamstown (Rate and review this place)

Live map of municipal parking spaces, including disabled-only parking bays

Port Phillip Ferries – daily service from Melbourne to Geelong

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Parkville

Melbourne Zoo

Torquay

Australian National Surfing Museum  (Rate and review this place here)

Werribee

Werribee Open Range Zoo

Fairy Cave at Buchan Caves Reserve – stairwalker available

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Tidal River

Wilsons Promontory National Park (Rate and review this place)

Victoria Parks

accessible locations in different parks (boardwalks, toilets, bbq or picnic area, playground)

Accessible canoe launcher in Kings Billabong park

Beach wheelchairs are available at the following park locations:

  • Wilsons Promontory National Park Information Centre on (03) 5680 9555.
  • Cape Conran Coastal Park Cabins and Camping on (03) 5154 8438.
  • Coolart Historic Area Park Office on (03) 8427 2242.
  • Point Nepean National Park Information Centre on (03) 8427 2099.

The availability of beach wheelchair models varies according to park location. For further information on chair models and sizes available, please check the park webpage under accessibility.

A children’s hippocampe beach wheelchair is also available for visitors to borrow in the Mornington Peninsula area and this is managed by Oz Child in Mornington (03) 5975 7644.

Western Australia 

Editor’s pick: WheelieGoodPerth on Instagram

Ningaloo Reef

Swim with whale sharks 

Perth

Perth Zoo

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