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TRAVEL COMPANYS

 

Ambleside Tours

Ambleside Tours offer fully escorted and aided theatre parties, day trips and trips within Australia for persons with a wide range of disabilities.

 

Australia in Style - NSW

Wheelchair Tours. The magic of Sydney and surrounds is readily accessible in the comfort of a specialty vehicle. 

 

CareAway Tours Australia Pty Ltd

Holidays and tours designed as a service for people with intellectual disabilities who may need some assistance and/or supervision whilst holidaying.

 

Crossroads

Crossroads is a disability support program. They provide  a range of social, recreational, respite and holiday programs.

 

Cultural Tourism - Access4All

Specialise in full or half-day tours for seniors groups, nursing homes, retirement villages, and people with mobility aids, etc.

They can design a local day tour of Adelaide and surrounds, or an extended tour for 2 - 4 days.

 

Endeavour Foundation Assisted Holidays

Endeavour Foundation Assisted Holidays include day trips and short stay holidays.

 

Holiday Explorers

Holiday Explorers is a non-profit organisation providing a range of holidays for people with intellectual disability living in South Australia.

 

J & P Australian Getaway Tours

Escorted holidays for people with disabilities. Travels both within Australia and Overseas

 

Leisure Options

Specialise in providing local, national and international holidays for people with physical and intellectual disabilities, acquired brain injuries, anyone requiring a travel companion, the frail or elderly or families in need of respite support.

 

Life Stream Holidays

Holidays & Weekend Getaways both within Australia and Overseas

 

OzMates

Holidays & Weekend Getaways both within Australia and Overseas.  Will cater for individuals or large groups of people.

 

People Outdoors - Auscamps

People Outdoors strives to provide recreation activities to all people with disabilities. This includes various types of programs to enable children, teenagers and adults with disabilities to participate in outdoor adventure programs and weekend camping experiences.

People Outdoors works with individuals who have a physical or intellectual disability or an acquired brain injury.

 

Pipeline Holidays

Pipeline Holidays offers a comprehensive range of fully escorted assisted care group holidays to the most popular destinations in Australia and beyond

 

Special Care Travel

Special Care Travel provides Holidays for People with Disabilities within Australia and Overseas. we will provide full Care & assistance.and can provide help for people that require High Support Needs eg: 1:1 Staff ratio.

 

 Spencer Travel - Disability Holidays

fFully supported holidays for people with an intellectual disability, mobility challenges, mental health or acquired brain injuries.

 

Sunshine Coast Supported Holidays

Designed for people with mild to moderate disabilities who are relatively autonomous in their living skills. Holiday facilitators provide 24 hour assistance and personal attendant care in all areas as required The ratio of facilitators to guests on most holidays is 1-to-3 or 1-to-4 depending on the holiday and guests attending. 

 

Wheelchair Tours Australia - WA

Since 1994 WheelChair Tours Australia have daily transported the disabled in our coachlines, including school services for special needs children, nursing home outings, social and sporting group charters.

 

Wheelie Easy

Wheelie Easy Pty Ltd is based in the Cairns region of Tropical North Queensland, Australia. It is one of Australia's most attractive, wheelchair friendly holiday destinations. 

 

WheelAdventures- Sidecar tours

WheelAdventures has been operating on the Sunshine Coast since 2008 and is the only motorcycle tour business of it's kind in Australia.

 

 



TRANSPORT & ACCESSIBILITY INFORMATION

 

National Information Communication Awareness Network (Nican)

Free information service that lists accommodation venues accessible to people with disabilities. They provide info on recreation, tourism, sport and the arts for people with disability for all of Australia.

www.nican.com.au/

 

Airline concession

QANTAS carer concession cards are distributed through NICAN. The carer concession card allows for clients to have a carer with them on the plane for their trip. The carer concession card is only applicable to those clients that require a carer with them at all times during a flight. The concession card is not available to clients who only require assistance in embarking and disembarking a plane. 

http://www.qba.asn.au/noframes/discounts.shtml#Airline

 

Australian Disability Parking Scheme

The Australian Disability Parking Scheme helps eligible people park nearer to their destination.  For information in your area on how to apply for the Australian Disability Parking Permit, please use the links below.  These links will also take you to information about new national eligibility criteria and national minimum standards for disability parking concessions.

http://www.disabilityparking.gov.au/

 

Australia for all

www.australiaforall.com is a website entirely devoted to accessible accommodation and leisure venues which are accessible to people with disabilities.

http://www.australiaforall.com/

 

Australian Travel & Tourism Network

The do it yourself (DIY) car hire offers national car hire services which includes disabled access and self drive vehicles. DIY also outline that they have over 300 locations around Australia and can therefore negotiate the best deal to suit you. DIY work through Europecar, Thrifty, Budget and Avis.

http://www.atn.com.au/carhire/disabled.html

 

BABS- Bed and Breakfast Site

BABS provides information on wheelchair accessible bed and breakfast homes throughout Australia.

http://babs.com.au/

 

Can Go Everywhere Accessible Travel

CanGo helps you find Accessible Accommodation, Accessible Services and more.

http://www.cangoeverywhere.com.au/.

 

Disability car hire

Disability car hire offer a national service for the hire of modified vehicles for disabled people. The company has vans for wheelchair access, self drive hand control vehicles and left foot accelerator vehicles.

http://www.disabilitycarhire.com.au/

 

Easy Access Australia

A guide book for people with disabilities. It is written by Bruce Cameron and provides information outlining transport options, accommodation options, tourist attractions and information on equipment repair / hire centres, hospitals, attendant care agencies and of course where the best and accessible restaurants are.

http://www.easyaccessaustralia.com.au/

 

Access-Able Travel Source

World wide access information for clients planning holidays both nationally and internationally for people with a disability. The site details information to assist disabled people in planning holidays and provides information from accessibility of cruise ships and the cabins on the ships to accommodation facilities throughout the world.

http://access-able.com/graphical_index.html

 

Take a Break

Take a break web site provides information on accessible travel with a special need,Disability magazines, Access guides for cities, resorts and attractions, Wheelchair or scooter rentals, Accessible transportation and more

http://www.takeabreak.com.au/accessiblelinks.htm

 

Wheelaway

Wheel about provides a car rental service in four states/territory. Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland and the Northern Territory. The car rental includes parking permits, Easy Access Australia book and provides portable ramps and flexible seating to meet individual needs. Wheel about offers modified vehicles of Chrysler Voyager, Mercedes Vito and Toyota Hiace.

http://www.wheelabout.com.au/

 

Wheel chair tours Australia

This website provides information on tours that are run and operated purely for people who are in wheelchairs. The web site provides information on a large number of tours, inclusive of cost, length of tours, times of departure from your hotel and return to your hotel (inclusive of the tour arrangement).

http://www.wheeltours.com.au/

 

Wheelies Handbook

The wheelies handbook is a comprehensive travel guide for wheelchair users that lists more than 500 wheelchair accessible accommodation options around Australia, together with more than 400 wheelchair accessible tourist attractions and helpful organisations to wheelchair dependent travellers.

http://home.vicnet.net.au/~wheelies/index.htm

 

 

Victorian Taxi Directorate

The Multi Purpose Taxi Program (MPTP) makes transport more accessible for Victorians with a severe and permanent disability. MPTP gives members half price taxi fares. Some members have a yearly limit.

http://www.taxi.vic.gov.au/passengers/mptp

 

 

Sydney-CBD Accessibility

Maps, Accessible parking spaces, accessible transport info, Disability Info

http://www.cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au/aboutsydney/cbddisabledaccess/default.asp

 

JP Coaches

The JP coaches is a company based in NSW that offers holidays and sporting event tours for people with disabilities within Australia and also on an international level. The company has wheelchair accessible buses.

http://www.jpcoaches.com.au/

 

 

 

Access City Hotline

The Access City Hotline is helping people to remove physical and sensory barriers to access in the ACT. The Hotline provides a comprehensive referral service for solving or easing access problems in the ACT. If you or someone you care about has encountered problems getting in or around structures, the Hotline is here to assist.

http://www.accesscity.org.au/

 

 

QLD Parks & Forest wheelchair access

 

Accessible Cairns

Cairns Regional Council has established Accessible Cairns and the Access for All directory to assist locals and visitors to our region to be able to plan their trip or access services that are accessible to people with a disability, their family, friends, carers and support workers.

Access Noosa

 

The access Noosa website provides information on activities, accommodation, transport, dining and tours around the Noosa / Noosaville region. The site contains information on recreation and leisure activities including the annual Tingirana Noosa Special Triathlon.

http://www.accessnoosa.com/

 

Person with a Vision Impairment (VIP) Travel Pass - QLD

A public transport travel pass for the visually impaired and people with disabilities is available in Queensland and can also be used within other states and territories of Australia. The pass covers all bus, rail, tram and ferry transport.

 

 

City Of Adelaide- Disability Access

The Access Adelaide Guide includes information for people with disabilities to get to Adelaide; to travel in and around the city; and to find places to enjoy. It also includes contact details for organisations with further information.

http://www.cityofadelaide.com.au/information/disability-access/

 

Adelaide Accessible Tranasport

http://www.accesscity.org.au/

 

Companion Card SA

Companion Card is a card issued to people with a permanent disability who require attendant care support which allows a companion to enter free of charge to participating venues and activities.

http://www.sa.companioncard.asn.au/about.htm

 

SA tourism

South Australia tourism commission has a web site that provides all the information available regarding holidays for people with disabilities. The information includes accommodation, travel agents, car hire, air, rail and coach travel and parking permits.

http://www.southaustralia.com/about/travel-information-disabled-access.aspx

 

 

Forestry Tasmania

Forestry Tasmania has developed a web site outlining all the State forests that have differing levels of disability accessible options, from wheelchair accessible walkways to disabled toilets and picnic areas.

http://www.forestrytas.com.au/visiting/facilities-for-the-disabled

 

 

Transperth

Free travel is available to people with disabilities that currently hold a carer concession card, Transperth travel is for all bus, train and ferry transport within and around the area of Perth.

http://www.transperth.wa.gov.au/

 

Inclusion WA- Inclusive Communities

 

Inclusion WA is a organisation facilitating inclusion in sport, recreation and community life.

http://www.inclusionwa.org.au/communities/

 

Access WA

People with disability, carers and seniors can search to find accessible business and community facilities in Western Australia. Access information will assist people of all ages and abilities, including people who use a wheelchair, have difficulty walking or who are blind or deaf.

http://www.accesswa.com.au/

 

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