You are here

Accessibility and inclusion in parks

Family at the beach

Visiting a park can be more of a challenge for people with disabilities, however in Victoria there are a wide range of facilities to help people of all abilities enjoy our wonderful parks around the state.

Search Search for accessible parks

 
Accessibility and inclusion accommodation Accommodation

Wilsons Promontory National Park and Cape Conran Coastal Park now offer modified cabins and all-terrain wheelchairs to make it easier for people with a disability, families and carers to stay…

All terrain wheelchair 'TrailRider' all-terrain wheelchairs

TrailRider all-terrain wheelchairs are now available in a number of Victoria's parks enabling visitors with mobility limitations to explore the great outdoors. The TrailRider allows visitors to access more rugged…

canoe-launch.jpg Accessible canoe launcher

Victoria’s first all-accessible floating pontoon and canoe launcher is at Psyche Bend in Kings Billabong in Mildura. The facility provides a stable platform on the static jetty and then…

brimbank-socialscript-header.jpg Autism Friendly Visits

Parks Victoria is working to increase the accessibility of its parks for people on the autism spectrum. The social script resources for children on the autism spectrum have been developed…

Beach Wheelchairs Beach Wheelchairs

Beach wheelchairs are available in a number of Victoria’s coastal parks, enabling mobility impaired visitors to explore many spectacular park beaches and walking trails that have sandy surfaces.There is a…

Fairy Caves accessibility Explore Fairy Cave at Buchan Caves Reserve

At Gippsland’s famous Buchan Caves, a Stairclimber is available for visitors with a disability to enjoy the spectacular Fairy Cave. In the past, the steep and narrow steps leading to…

Brimbank-Park-playscape Inclusive playscapes for children

Brimbank Park playscapeThe Brimbank Park Playscape is a haven for creative play that will inspire children and families to connect with nature. The playscape has been designed specifically to create…

picnic at table - metro park Parks around Melbourne

There are plenty of parks around Melbourne that have good access and toilets for all abilities including: Albert Park, Only 3km from the city - Albert Park features a picturesque…

Sherpa Program Grampians Sherpa Volunteers

Visitors with mobility limitations wishing to use the Parks Victoria TrailRider all-terrain wheelchair can now book wheelchair operators, or volunteer Sherpas, to assist them in the Grampians and Dandenong Ranges…

Walk in the Park Walk in the Park program

A partnership program between Blind Sports Victoria and Parks Victoria The Walk in the Park program provides group walks in parks for visitors who are blind or vision impaired. This…

Patterson River hoist Wheelchair to boat access

Parks Victoria has installed an electric hoist at the Patterson River boat ramps to assist wheelchair users to transfer safely in and out of boats. The hoist is free to…

Beach wheelchair Further information

Disability Action PlanParks Victoria is committed to providing parks that are inclusive for all Victorians,and which enable all visitors to obtain health and wellbeing benefits from visitinga park.Disability Action Plan…