All abilities access

Visiting a park can be more of a challenge for people with disabilities, however, in Victoria, there are a wide range of facilities to help people of all abilities enjoy our wonderful parks around the state.


Accessible canoe launcher

Victoria's first all-accessible floating pontoon and canoe launcher is at Psyche Bend in Kings Billabong in Mildura.

Accessible accommodation information

Parks that offer modified accommodation and accessibility equipment to make it easier for people with a disability, families and carers to stay and enjoy the spectacular natural beauty.

Two men, one in a wheelchair, walk away from the water's edge at Karkarook Park

All abilities walks video series

Accessibility advocate Ryan Smith details some of Parks Victoria’s best all abilities walks in parks to inspire you get active and connect with nature.

All-terrain wheelchairs

TrailRider all-terrain wheelchairs are allowing visitors with limited mobility to access more rugged walking trails.

Two adults and three children, one of which is in a wheel chair, stroll along a path at Brimbank Park.

Disability action plan

Parks Victoria is committed to providing parks that are inclusive for all Victorians,and which enable all visitors to obtain health and wellbeing benefits from visiting a park.

Assistance dogs in parks

Assistance dogs are welcome in Parks Victoria parks and reserves. Entry requirements apply for parks and reserves that are usually dog prohibited, such as national parks.

A family plays at the Brimbank Park Playscape

Autism friendly visits

Social script resources for children on the autism spectrum are available for Brimbank Park, Buchan Caves, Jells Park, Serendip Sanctuary and Wilsons Prom.

Beach wheelchairs

Beach wheelchairs are are enabling mobility impaired visitors to explore many spectacular beaches and walking trails that have sandy surfaces.

A family plays at the Brimbank Playscape

Brimbank Park playscape

A haven for creative play, Brimbank Park Playscape was designed to create opportunities for children of all abilities, including those in wheelchairs.

Parks with accessibility information

Parks that have been assessed to provide detailed accessibility information to the community to reduce barriers to park access.

A vision impaired woman and friend inspecting a large, old tree at Valley Picnic Ground

Walk in the Park program

The Walk in the Park program provides group walks in parks for visitors who are blind or vision impaired.

An aerial view of the mouth of the Patterson River

Wheelchair to boat access at Patterson River and Tooradin Jetty

A free electric hoist at the Patterson River boat ramps assists wheelchair users to transfer safely in and out of boats.

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