Accessible Tourism in Australia

5.14.2017
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Curated by
Waiyee Cheang
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Waiyee Cheang

Australia is undoubtedly an interesting and vibrant country. From its bustling cosmopolitan to its bountiful wildlife, there’s certainly much to see and do for everyone. The country has also been consistently working towards making tourism increasingly accessible.

“It doesn’t matter where you are from or who you are, Australia welcomes you with open arms.”

Accessible Tourism

One convenient way to plan your holiday to Australia is by working with travel tour agencies. There are many tour agencies in Australia that are dedicated to offering accessible travel itineraries for tourists with disabilities. Furthermore, these tour agencies also assist with visa applications to Australia. With travel tours, all the logistics of your trip will be settled before you fly over, allowing your holiday to Australia to be hassle-free and relaxing.

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If you're looking to stay somewhere that will take your breath away, there are many locations around Australia that offer incredible views. One of the most popular destinations in Australia is traveling on the Great Ocean Road. There is an array of sights to behold along the scenic journey, such as rainforests, koala-filled tree canopies, and beaches. There are also travel tours set up for this Great Ocean Road drive.

Australia is also home to many stunning beaches, such as Bondi Beach and Cape Tribulation Cable Beach. For a taste of being in a paradise enclave, there are also islands like the Lord Howe Island and Rottnest Island. Not only do these beaches and islands offer accessible accommodations and facilities, they also offer a variety of ocean wildlife and beach activities.

For a cultural experience in Australia, look no further than the Kakadu National Park. Known as a cultural landscape, the Kakadu National Park enables visitors to immerse themselves in the natural world and also participate in various activities like boating, bushwalking, and fishing. There are Activities Ranger Guided Walks and Talks as well. Additionally, the Kakadu National Park is an accessible location with wheelchair access tracks and accessible washrooms.

Accommodations

With its dedication to making tourism increasingly accessible, more and more accommodations in Australia are designed to provide the best amenities for tourists with physical disabilities. Part of their efforts includes having accessible toilets and shower areas and equipment loan companies.

All in all, Australia has something to offer to anybody and everybody. From its scenic locations to its friendly people, Australia is indeed a travel destination one should not miss out on.

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