Melbourne accessible travel guide to disabled friendly holidays

Melbourne is a bustling and cosmopolitan city with plenty of things to see and do. You can soak up art and culture, or go dine in one of Melbourne’s fantastic restaurants or shop for local designer fashion Melbourne is one of Australia’s oldest cities but it is making improvements all the time to make it accessibility friendly—from the transportation to its world class attractions, you can enjoy the best Melbourne has to offer, inclusive to all those who make the journey.


Shrine of Remembrance

Address:Birdwood Ave, Melbourne VIC 3001, Australia
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The Shrine is a Melbourne icon and was built in remembrance of those served and those who died in First World War. Much of its design is based on Greek and Assyrian architectural style. Its four corners represent Peace, Justice, Patriotism and Sacrifice. Furthermore the monument is step-free and easily accessible to wheelchairs, mobility scooters and prams.

Star Observation Wheel

Address:101 Waterfront Way, Docklands VIC 3008, Australia
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Discover a different perspective of the accessible Melbourne city from the Star Observation Wheel. The Melbourne Star is almost 120m high, and showcase an unparalleled, 360-degree view over Melbourne and beyond. In addition this activity is wheelchair accessible.

Queen Victoria Market

Address: 513 Elizabeth St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
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Also known as ‘Vic Market’ or ‘Queen Vic’, Queen Victoria Market is a historic landmark. It is the largest open-air market in Australia. It is a great place for shopaholics as here you can purchase anything from fruit and vegetables to local and imported gourmet foods as well as souvenirs, clothing, bags, accessories and so much more.


Planning a holiday in Melbourne? We bring you the best boutique hotels, luxury apartments, stylish cottages and private villas that Melbourne has to offer. In Australia you can find an array of affordable and accessible accommodations that service those with disabilities. If you need special adaptive tools, we can also help you. Accessible Melbourne offers holiday rentals with in-room accessibility such as roll-in showers, grab bars, wide doorways for wheelchairs s well as hoists and step free access. Handiscover offers various types of accommodation, from self-catering cottages to luxurious hotels or apartments so you can enjoy your trip no matter your disability.

Make sure to bring your bathing suit! You can enjoy the wonderful Australia temperatures by diving in the numerous swimming pools that abound. They are accessible and feature wheelchair friendly changing rooms and toilets.


The City of Melbourne can help you find out more information regarding accessible parking as well as public transportation. There are many taxis and vehicles for hire. If you want to enjoy some of Australia’s wonderful terrain, consider renting an all-terrain wheelchair to maximize your Melbourne experience! You can also get a terrific overview of the city by riding in a hot air balloon!