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.

 

 

 

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.

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.

Beach wheelchairs

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

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.

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

Walk in the Park program

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

Man in wheelchair waits as his two friends cross accessible Kane's Bridge in Yarra Bend Park.

Wheelchair to boat access at Patterson River

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

Parks with accessibility information

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

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