If you suffer from problems that have caused a reduction in your mobility, then most likely there are times when accessibility becomes an obstacle in doing the things you love. However, your reduced mobility does not have to prevent you from visiting some of the most popular attractions in Australia. Here are the top 7 Sydney tourist attractions for those with reduced mobility.
If you’ve never been to Echo Point to see the rock formation known as the Three Sisters, then you’ll want to consider adding this to your itinerary. Echo Point has a couple of lookout points that will give you a grand view of the region and its beautiful formations. There are some parts of Echo Point where the terrain is a bit steep, but in the end, you will be glad you made the trip.
The Blue Mountains are a splendid attraction with a lot to offer for those with mobility issues. There are several different modes of transportation offered by Scenic World, such as the Scenic Railway and the Scenic Skyway, and each of these will provide you with stunning views of the Blue Mountain area near Sydney.
There is perhaps no better way to enjoy the spectacular views that Sydney has to offer than by traversing its waterways. By taking a cruise you’ll be able to see the landscape of the city, including many of its most famous attractions. In addition, cruises are typically very accommodating to those with reduce mobility, so you’re sure to have a relaxing experience that you’ll never forget.
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
If you are looking to check out some of the sea creatures that call Australia home, there is no better place than the Sea Life Aquarium. The aquarium incorporates underwater walkways, and these provide unique views of the ocean’s sea life. There are ramps in nearly every area of the aquarium, so while it may require a little extra effort get around, there’s no doubt that it is accessible.
The Royal Botanical Gardens
The Royal Botanical Gardens give visitors a chance to see some of the most beautiful plants that Australia has to offer. Situated near the harbour, and only a stone’s throw from the Opera House, the gardens have paths that are very accessible to those with mobility issues. While there are some areas that may be off-limits to wheelchairs, the majority of the garden area is easy to navigate.
When you want to get a 360-degree view of the city, there is no place better than the Sydney Tower. There was a time when the Sydney Tower Skywalk was not accessible for those with reduced mobility, but this has since changed, and now the entire facility is accessible. If you’re looking for the ultimate view of Sydney, consider the Sydney Tower.
Taronga Zoo hosts a variety of animals and reptiles native to Australia, along with many other animals from other continents, such as Africa and Asia. The zoo is situated in the midst of the city, and it provides a perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle for a while. Taronga has several arenas and numerous attractions, all of which are accessible by those with mobility issues.
There is a seemingly infinite number of wonderful attractions within the vicinity of Sydney, and many of these are can be easily accessed by those with reduced mobility.
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