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Accessible Victoria

Melbourne is one of Australia's oldest cities but accessibility for people with special mobility needs is improving all the time. Find out about accessible accommodation, activities and attractions and the best ways to get around in Melbourne and Victoria.

Travellers Aid

Travellers Aid provides travel-related support and aid including accessible toilet, shower and change amenities, equipment loan and a rest area. It provides advice and assistance to older and frail people, and people with disabilities to ensure safe passage. Travellers Aid are located at City Village on Bourke Street, and at Southern Cross and Flinders Street Stations. Bookings are essential.
travellersaid.org.au

Accessible amenities

Find details about Melbourne's accessible venues, services and facilities, including restaurants, bars and cafes.
melbourne.vic.gov.au

Getting around Melbourne

The City of Melbourne can help you find out about accessible parking, public transport, taxis and vehicle hire and getting mobile on Melbourne's footpaths.
melbourne.vic.gov.au

Mobility maps

The City of Melbourne provides downloadable mobility maps for the city centre, Docklands precinct and Melbourne's entertainment and sports precinct.
melbourne.vic.gov.au

All terrain wheelchairs

Parks Victoria and some local governments provide all terrain wheelchairs, or TrailRiders, in several parks and some towns for visitors to explore the great outdoors. Chairs are suited for sandy and semi rough tracks, trails and beaches.
parks.vic.gov.au

Arts Access Victoria

Arts Access Victoria provides access, engagement and professional development in the arts and cultural life across Victoria for people with a disability.
artsaccess.com.au

Australia for all

Australia for all provides an online one stop shop for accessible tourism in Australia, including accommodation, attractions and restaurants.
australiaforall.com

Nican

Nican is a national online resource for recreation and tourism (including accommodation) in Australia.
nican.com.au

Accessible Melbourne e-book by Lonely Planet

Download this free Lonely Planet ebook packed with tips and recommendations for travellers with special needs.
lonelyplanet.com

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Top attractions

There's so much to see and do across Victoria and our handy list of the top attractions helps you work out where to begin, in city or country.

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Victoria's regions

Discover the diversity and beauty of regional Victoria. From world-class wineries to natural springs, the coastal villages of the peninsulas to alpine towns.

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Food and wine

Find your flavour in Victoria, where cups runneth over with fine restaurants, eclectic cuisines, country pubs, regional produce and wineries galore.

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Accommodation

Find accommodation to suit your budget from luxury city hotels, boutique hotels, apartments and motels to B&Bs, caravan parks and backpacker hostels.