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Information for Disabled Travellers

Going on holidays is a goal we all work towards for the whole year. The excitement of researching a destination and planning your holiday with friends and family make it even more exciting. Sometimes family members have different likes and dislikes and some need special accommodation and special facilities to cater for their personal needs.

Our teams at The Tour Specialists and Cairns Holiday Specialists recognise this and have put together some travel information specifically for tours and accommodation to assist those guests that may have major or minor disabilities looking to holiday in Cairns and Tropical North Queensland.

Please read this information and should you wish to make a booking or discuss your needs and desires with our team you may call them 7 days a week on 07 4059 5959 and they will be pleased to assist

We are the limited mobility and disability travel specialists in Cairns and Tropical North Queensland 

Disabled Travelers

Disabled Travelers

Great Barrier Reef For Disabled Travelers

If you are a wheel chair passenger, a passenger with limited mobility or you are travelling with someone in a wheel chair you may find the following information helpful in narrowing down the reef tours available to the ones that will be most beneficial to your requirements and therefore provide optimal enjoyment to your reef experience.

Cape Tribulation, Daintree Rainforest Disabled Access

Venture into the oldest living rainforest in the world with this helpful guide to accessing the region’s most beautiful areas with mobility devices. The Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation offer prehistoric natural surroundings with breathtaking look outs along the way. Explore the rainforest at ground level with one of the self-guided trails or visit the Daintree Discovery Centre and be amongst the ancient tree canopy. The Daintree River offers an abundance of wildlife in their natural habitat, join a cruise guided by a local to discover the resident fauna and to learn about this fascinating eco system.

Kuranda Day Tour For Disabled Travellers

Most people are pleasantly surprised to find out that it is possible to visit the Kuranda village and enjoy the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway AND the Kuranda Scenic Train whilst in a wheelchair. There are obviously some guidelines to respect, please read on for more information.

Wheelchair Access For Palm Cove

Just because you have limited mobility it does not mean you cannot enjoy a relaxing day on the beach with friends and family in Palm Cove anymore because you can now hire a sand friendly wheel chair to get you right down to the water’s edge and take a cruise along the beachfront to admire the scenery! Read all about how Palm Cove is becoming a wheelchair friendly holiday destination

Wheelchair Access For Port Douglas

Beach friendly wheel chairs are now on offer in Palm Cove and beautiful Port Douglas. Read all about how you can hire these wheelchairs in the centre of Macrossan Street in Port Douglas. You will need to book these wheelchairs in advance and you will be required to have your own assistant or carer to help you with getting down onto Four Mile Beach and taking a ride along the beautiful shoreline at sunset or on sunrise. Talk to the Cairns Holiday Specialists team about accommodation and tours for your next holiday if you have any mobility issues they will be more than pleased to assist you

Wheelchair Facts for Far North Queensland

Cairns and the surrounding region’s mobility device accessibility have been steadily improving to ensure all visitors to the region can enjoy the remarkable sights that the tropics have to offer. We have compiled a list of helpful contacts, local facilities and easily accessible hot spots to help you plan your holiday.