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 is located at Southern Cross and Flinders Street stations in Melbourne's CBD, and at Seymour Station and Ballarat Station in regional Victoria. Travellers Aid also provides services at iconic Melbourne events. Bookings are essential.

Accessible amenities

Find details about Melbourne's accessible venues, services and facilities, including restaurants, bars, cafes and toilets.
melbourne.vic.gov.au. Download Access Keys to access venues and events through accessabilityaustralia.com

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 mobility map

Download an access map or mobility map of the centre of Melbourne, courtesy of City of Melbourne. The smap show useful accessibility information such as street gradients, toilets, parking and public transport stops. 

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.

Accessible outdoor activities

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 Victoria provides a range of other accessible facilities, including boating aids, beach wheelchairs and modified cabin accommodation. You can also discover which parks - including National Parks - welcome assistance dogs, and which Parks Victoria venues provide special facilities for visitors with autism or vision impairment.

Accessible beaches

The closest accessible beaches to the centre of Melbourne are St Kilda and Port Melbourne beaches, but there are many more across Victoria. Accessible Beaches Australia has compiled an extensive directory of these, with each allocated an inclusivity rating.

Accessible sport

Search accessible sport and recreation activities in Victoria at RecLink Australia's Access for All Abilities (AAA Play) website. 

Accessible experiences

Discover a range of accessible experiences suitable for a wide range of people with disability, from basic to complex mobility levels. This website will help you explore and have fun across Victoria.

Accessible accommodation

Search for accessible holiday accommodation options across Victoria with this online booking service. The booking engine includes curated booking for NDIS participants.


Unable to get data