All abilities access

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.


Two adults and three children, one of which is in a wheel chair, stroll along a path at Brimbank Park.

Disability action plan

Parks Victoria’s updated Disability Action Plan 2022-2026 outlines our ongoing commitment to actively reduce barriers, promote inclusion, change attitudes and practices, and improve outcomes for our employees, volunteers and visitors with a disability.

Parks with accessibility information

Parks that have been assessed to provide detailed accessibility information to the community to reduce barriers to park access.

Two men, one in a wheelchair, walk away from the water's edge at Karkarook Park

All abilities walks video series

Accessibility advocate Ryan Smith details some of Parks Victoria’s best all abilities walks in parks to inspire you get active and connect with nature.

Assistance dogs in parks

Assistance dogs are welcome in Parks Victoria parks and reserves. Entry requirements apply for parks and reserves that are usually dog prohibited, such as national parks.

A family plays at the Brimbank Park Playscape

Autism friendly visits

Social script resources for children on the autism spectrum are available for Brimbank Park, Buchan Caves, Jells Park, Serendip Sanctuary and Wilsons Prom.

A vision impaired woman and friend inspecting a large, old tree at Valley Picnic Ground

Exploring parks for blind or vision impaired visitors

The Walk in the Park program provides group walks in parks for visitors who are blind or vision impaired.

Accessible canoe launcher

Victoria's first all-accessible floating pontoon and canoe launcher is at Psyche Bend in Kings Billabong in Mildura.

All-terrain wheelchairs

TrailRider all-terrain wheelchairs are allowing visitors with limited mobility to access more rugged walking trails.

Beach wheelchairs

Beach wheelchairs are are enabling mobility impaired visitors to explore many spectacular beaches and walking trails that have sandy surfaces.

Accessible accommodation information

Parks that offer modified accommodation and accessibility equipment to make it easier for people with a disability, families and carers to stay and enjoy the spectacular natural beauty.

A family plays at the Brimbank Playscape

Brimbank Park playscape

A haven for creative play, Brimbank Park Playscape was designed to create opportunities for children of all abilities, including those in wheelchairs.

An aerial view of the mouth of the Patterson River

Wheelchair to boat access at Patterson River and Tooradin Jetty

A free electric hoist at the Patterson River boat ramps assists wheelchair users to transfer safely in and out of boats.

Additional resources

Wheelchair skills for getting about in nature

Parks Victoria has partnered with YMCA Victoria to produce a video series that shows people how to use their wheelchairs to get out and about in nature.

Watch the video series
A group of people with various physical abilities gathered with rangers on a boardwalk beside a river with bushland and a mountain in the background.

By using our site you accept that we use and share cookies and similar technologies with certain approved third parties. These tools enable us to improve your website experience and to provide content and ads tailored to your interests. By continuing to use our site you consent to this. Please see our Privacy Policy for more information.