Accessible Gold Coast

Top Accessible Things To Do On The Gold Coast

Wheelchair Accessible Activities And Attractions
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Written by: Jo Morris
Wheelie Accessible Reviewer

1. Sea World

Sea World Is one of the top attractions on the Gold Coast and has been a popular choice for visitors to the region since 1971. Sea World focuses on the education and rehabilitation of sick and injured marine animals. It is located on Main Drive in Surface Paradise and is home to Australia’s only polar bears. Sea World is accessible to visitors of all abilities and provides wheelchair accessible facilities throughout the marine park. The popular dolphin show is a must see during any visit, with the wheelchair seating area being located right at the front with a perfect view close to all the action! The Carer Companion Card is Accepted.

2. ArtVo Gold Coast

ArtVo Gold Coast is located in Robin Town Centre, just 20 minutes from Surfers Paradise.
With this amazing trick art gallery experience, visitors will be immersed in over 80+ hand painted murals. Each mural is accessible with step free access, and wheelchair users can easily roll up to the mural and become a part of its world. With unlimited access throughout the day, visitors have plenty of time to get the perfect shot. Read full access review.

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3. Ripleys Believe it or Not!

Located on busy Cavill Avenue, Ripleys Surfers Paradise is wheelchair accessible with wheelchair access via a separate lift and hidden door access. This small but fun attraction is full of weird and wacky displays, items, and stories from around the world, from tiny shrunken heads to the worlds tallest man. Read full access review.

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4. Gold Coasts Accessible Beaches

The Gold Coast is famous for its beautiful beaches, but did you know that a number of the Gold Coast beaches are accessible to wheelchair users by offering accessible beach matting and beach wheelchairs. Beach wheelchair hire is available for free from Surf Life Saving Clubs such as Burleigh Heads, Pacific, and Surfers Paradise Surf Life Saving Club. More info can be found by visiting City Of Gold Coast

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5. Gold Coast G Link Trams

Roll onboard the G Link Gold Coast Tram network and explore the Gold Coast. The popular Tram network is a super easy way to get around the Gold Coast. The Tram network is fully accessible to wheelchair users with step free roll on and roll off level entry access. The Trams have dedicated wheelchair seating areas and accessible blue door entry buttons to allow wheelchair users time to get onboard. The Carer Companion Card is Accepted.

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6. Sea World Whale Watching

Come see the gentle giants of the ocean with Sea World whale watching (June to November). The Sea World Whale Watching vessel Spirit of Migaloo II is fully wheelchair accessible for wheelchair users. Boarding is via a large access ramp and completely step free entrance. Designated wheelchair seating is available onboard the vessel with perfect viewing from the inside through large glass windows. Tie down straps for wheelchair users are available for those rough days to keep wheelchair users safe and in place while enjoying the whale action. It is limited to one wheelchair user per tour. The Carer Companion Card is Accepted.

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7 Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

Spend the day at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, one of Queensland’s oldest animal sanctuaries. Feed the lorikeets, visit the Sanctuary hospital or watch the indigenous cultural show. There is plenty to see and do at Currumbin. The sanctuary is wheelchair accessible, with disabled toilets and ramp access throughout. The new bird arena has a designated wheelchair seating area that has a perfect view of the show, and if you are lucky, the birds might land right in front of you during the show! The Carer Companion Card is Accepted.

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8 Old Time Photos Surfers Paradise

Go back in time with Old Time Photos on the Gold Coast! Old Times Photos is located just up from Cavill Avenue, just a couple of minutes walk from the accessible tram stop. Get dressed up and become a gangster, an old time Victorian lady or someone from the Wild West! With a huge range of costumes, there’s something to fit everyone. This fun experience is accessible to all and welcomes gangsters in wheelchairs!

9 HOPO Ferry

Explore the Gold Coast by water on board the accessible HOPO Ferry. The Hop on Hop off ferry is fully wheelchair accessible with easy roll on roll off access. Stop at 5 of the Gold Coasts top locations such as Surfers Paradise, HOTA, Marina Mirage, Broadwater Parklands and Sea World.

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10 David Fleay Wildlife Park

The David Fleay Wildlife Park is located in Burleigh Heads on the Gold Coast, just 25 minutes from Surfers Paradise. The Park is a heritage-listed and is owned and operated by the Queensland Government. The park is home to many native animals such as wallabies, tree kangaroos, koalas, bilbies, dingoes and rare bird species,The David Fleay Wildlife Park is wheelchair accessible and is suitable for prams and visitors with mobility difficulties . The pathways throughout the park are a combination of concrete and timber boardwalks. Read Full Access Review

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11 Australian Outback Spectacular

Next door to Paradise country is Australian Outback Spectacular, an Aussie Arena Show and Dinner experience! Outback Spectacular has designated wheelchair seating for wheelchair users close to all the action. The experience includes pre-dinner entertainment, dinner and show. The experience is step free for wheelchair users who are booked within the accessible seating area. During pre-dinner entertainment you might even get a photo opportunity with some of the shows main for legged stars. The Carer Companion Card is Not Accepted.

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12 Movie World

Meet some of your favourite characters at Warner Bros Movie World on the Gold Coast or enjoy a 4 D Film experience in Movie Worlds Theatre. Movie World is wheelchair friendly with accessible facilities throughout the theme park, including access ramps and disabled seating areas during the popular live shows. Not all rides are accessible to wheelchair users,, so don’t forget to visit the Guest Services on the day to discuss your accessibility needs. The Carer Companion Card is Accepted.

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13 DreamWorld

Spend an accessible day at DreamWorld on the Gold Coast! Visit Tiger Island and see DreamWorlds famous Tigers, Meet your favourite DreamWorks characters or catch a live show. The theme park offers accessibility throughout the attraction with disabled facilities and access ramps. Each show has designated wheelchair seating spots and access to shops and cafes. Not all rides are accessible to guests with disabilities, and guests with disabilities wishing to join the thrills will need to get approval from the Parks Health Facility before boarding rides. The Carer Companion Card is Accepted.

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14 Gold Coast Shopping

Shop until you drop with the huge selection of shopping centres, shopping outlets and markets on the Gold Coast. Visit Pacific Fair Shopping Centre at Broadbeach or Harbour Town Shopping Centre. Each shopping centre is easily accessible with accessible parking, lift access and disabled amenities. For those looking for something a bit more unique, why not visit the Surfers Paradise night market open every Friday and Saturday from 4pm to 9pm located at the end of Cavill Avenue, or Carrara Markets (One of the Gold Coasts largest markets) open every Saturday & Sunday 7am to 3pm. Both markets are easily accessible by ramp access.



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