Where Paradise Meets Adventure!
This little slice of heaven is your next adventure, and here’s why it’s perfect for travellers of ALL abilities!
Sunshine Coast Beaches
Not just sunny by name; the Sunshine Coast is sunny by nature!
Pristine beaches are aplenty, and there’s some extra perks like accessible beach matting, wheelchairs, and life jackets available during patrolled hours. Plus, you always get the chance to share your beach day with some locals – the humpbacks, turtles, and dolphins! 🐬
Make The Most Of The Coast
If exploring the coastline is your jam, hit up the new Mooloolaba Boardwalk. This 3.7km wheelchair-friendly path stretches from the Mooloolah River to Alexandra Headland, and it’s ALL about seaside vibes.
Escape the daily grind and dive into nature’s beauty! Explore the rainforest with epic views of the Glass House Mountains along the wheelchair-friendly Mary Cairncross Interpretive Boardwalk. Or dive into the marvelous Maroochy River wetlands along a 2km boardwalk. It’s Insta-worthy, trust us!
Savour the Sunshine Coast
The Sunshine Coast boasts a thriving food and drink scene, and guess what? It’s accessible! Devour fresh produce, then dive into the burgeoning craft beer scene. The Sunshine Coast is, after all, Australia’s Craft Beer Capital – so be sure to sip your way through some hops heaven!
SUNSHINE COAST FAQs
Getting Here Kickstart your adventure by flying to Sunshine Coast Airport (SCA). It’s wheelchair accessible, with trained staff who’ll assist you with baggage and getting on the plane.
Hit the Road! If you’re road-tripping from Brisbane, the Sunshine Coast is just over an hour’s drive. There are wheelchair-friendly car hire options, just contact us HERE and we’ll be happy to help!
Navigating Like a Pro Sunshine Coast Council partnered with Briometrix to create a mobility map. It’s your cheat sheet to accessible footpaths, shared pathways, and graded trails. Plan your journey based on your level of mobility. Check it out, HERE.
Need Help Planning? The team at Backpacker Deals are experts in designing and arranging personalised travel experiences for people with disabilities. They’ve got your back!
Ready to start your adventure? Check out these places to stay, play and visit. And remember, our operators are all about making things accessible and inclusive! 🏄♂️🌴🌞