Wellington accessible travel guide to disabled friendly holidays

Creative arts, award-winning cuisine, and amazing views combined with a rich cultural scene make New Zealand’s capital the country’s cultural hub. Make the most of your disabled holidays in this vibrant city with accessible accommodations from Handiscover.


Discover Te Papa Museum

Address: 55 Cable St, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Visit Te Papa Tongarewa Museum to discover New Zealand’s treasures and stories. This wheelchair friendly museum is a landmark building right in the heart of Wellington, featuring panoramic views of the harbor. This fun and innovative museum has a large palette of exhibits to discover, from the Earthquake House where you can literally feel the earth moving under your feet to the rich Arts Te Papa collection.

Walk around the Wellington Botanic Gardens

Address:101 Glenmore St, Kelburn, Wellington 6012, New Zealand
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This central city garden spreads out on 25 hectares. Enjoy its protected native forest, colorful floral displays or specialized plant collections. This hilly lush oasis can be visited effortlessly via the Wellington Cable Car. In addition mobility scooters are available free of charge at the Begonia House.

Visit the Mount Victoria Lookout

Experience the incredible views of Wellington city, harbor, and beyond from the top of Mount Victoria. See the city beneath you from a height of 196 m and admire the 360-degree scenic views.


From charming apartments to luxurious hotels or homey cottages accessible Wellington has numerous accessible accommodations to make you feel like royalty! Let our accessibility guide levels assist you in finding just the right holiday rentals for you. Our vacation rentals are wheelchair friendly and feature different disabled amenities, such as ramps for step free access, adapted bathrooms with roll in showers and grab bars, hoists and many more. Whether you’re planning to stay in one of Wellington’s friendly apartments, relaxing in charming cottages or indulging in 5 star luxury hotels you’ll find the perfect accommodation option to suit your needs. Finally book with Handiscover for an unforgettable disabled holidays in accessible Wellington.


Although Wellington has quite a lot of hills the actual city can be discovered without much effort. Unlike the rest of the town the city center is quite compact and flat making it easily accessible by foot or in a wheelchair. You can also book a mobility scooters free of charge. You can contact Wellington City Council on +64 4 499 4444 for more information or for an advanced booking.