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Ambleside Tours

Travel Agents specialising in disability.

Access Holidays

Provides holidays and tours for people with a disability and with special needs. Offers short break getaways as well as longer domestic and international tours.

Leisure Options

Leisure Options offers premium, boutique holiday & travel experiences for people with a disability.

TravAbility

Offer a full travel agency service from itinerary planning, flight and hotel bookings, attractions, hire cars or vans (with hand controls if required), cruising holidays, private yacht charters and fully escorted group tours.

WOWTours

Walk or Wheels tours specialise in providing local short breaks for people of all abilities.

Nican

Nican provides an Australia-wide information service on tourism, recreation, sport and the arts. They have an electronic database to which you can subscribe.

Accessible Travel Online

Accessible Travel Source providing worldwide access information.
Web www.access-able.com

Easy Access Australia

RACV Accommodation Guide

These may be owner assessed so it is wise to check the details by phone with any selected holiday accommodation. These are available from the RACV.

Flag Motel Guides

Contain symbols where access is available. It is wise to check the access details by phone. These are available from Flag Motels.

 

Holiday Resorts, Cottages and Motels

VIC

Alvina Holiday Cottages - Phillip Island

All cottages purpose built for wheelchair access.

Wheelies Rest - Phillip Island

Independent holiday accommodation 'purpose built' for wheelchair users.

Eagle Point Cottages - Gippsland Lakes

Purpose built for accessibilty needs and dog friendly.

Sturgeon View Holiday House - Dunkeld (near Grampians)

The house is wheelchair accessible throughout and has a covered carport which allows for all weather access.
Phone 03 5561 8111
Email [email protected]

Fisheye 9 Self-Contained Cottage - Apollo Bay

Built to Australian wheelchair access standards.

Country Wide Cottages-Bambra

Dog & pet friendly

Pioneer Cottages - The Grampians

Seatree Cottages - Great Ocean Road

A Fare With Nature

Luxury B & B/Self contained accommodation. Ground floor level is all wheelchair accessible.
 

Great Ocean House

 Peterborough, Great Ocean Road
0409 414 860
[email protected]
 

Murahnyi Break (Bed and Breakfast)

145 South Beach Rd
Torquay VIC 3228
  • Queen size bedroom
  • large open bathroom with rol-in shower

For more info - [email protected]

 Tootgarook Holiday House

A fully accessible holiday house managed by the Oakleigh Centre.
Available for hire for disability service providers, and families and carers of persons with a disability for private rental.
All enquiries and bookings - www.oakleighcentre.org

St Georges Motor Inn

Hume Villa Motor Inn, Fawkner

Best Western Ballarat Suites

 

NSW

Berkana Cottage - Blue Mountains

Berkana Cottage was built in 2000 by and for an electric wheelchair user, using a universal design philosophy. Situated in the World Heritage Blue Mountains, Berkana is close to many accessible attractions, restaurants and outdoor activities.

Purpose built accommodation situated on the shores of the Wagonga inlet, Narooma, on the south coast of NSW. The layout of the farm, three units, heated swimming pool & recreational room are wheelchair accessible.

Rainforest Resort - Byron Bay

Cottages and facilities are designed for people with restricted mobility. Pool has ramp access & overhead lifter for access to adjacent spa.

Best Western Trapper's Motel Inn

QLD

Gundy Star Tourist Park

Cabin with wheelchair ramp access and purpose built ensuite bathroom. Studio style with queen bed that can be split into 2 singles. There is also a purpose built accessible bathroom for caravaners at the park.


Air Travel

Carefully check details of the service to people with disabilities on any airline you plan to travel with. On some airlines, mainly Qantas, it is possible to obtain a 'carer concession'. To get this you must have a 'carer card'. Eligibility criteria apply and an application must be signed by a health professional. These are supplied by NICAN (details above).

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