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1085 Arthurs Seat Road, Dromana

P: 03 5987 0600

E: [email protected]

Opening Hours:

Saturday & Sunday
10:00am – 5:00pm

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Arthurs Seat Eagle

Board a state-of-the-art gondola at the Arthurs Seat Eagle and fly over the state forest to the highest point of the beautiful Mornington Peninsula. You will be torn between looking at the breathtaking view across the bay to the city and spotting wildlife as you soar high above the trees. Either way you have a bird’s eye view!

At the Eagle everyone has a space and is welcomed and catered for. You will always feel a sense of inclusion. The fully enclosed state-of-the-art gondolas allow guests of all abilities to take in the spectacular views over Port Phillip Bay and the Mornington Peninsula.

Accessibility info:

 The fully enclosed eight seat gondolas allow people of all abilities to take in the spectacular views over Port Phillip Bay and the Mornington Peninsula.

  • Slow moving gondolas in the stations allow level access for wheelchairs, zimmer frames, prams and strollers to board easily.
    Please note that Gondola doors open to 80cm and double prams or oversized wheelchairs may not fit.

  • Enclosed gondolas are available for comfort in colder weather

  • Level accessible parking

  • Parking is available for mobility scooters at the Base Station but mobility scooters are not permitted inside the gondola cabins

  • Ramped access throughout Summit and Base Stations

  • Accessible observation decks

  • Accessible toilets and a Changing Places facility are available

 
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77 Beach road, Torquay

P: 03 52614606

Opening Hours:

Saturday and Sunday

9:00am – 5:00pm

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Australian National Surfing Museum

The Australian national surfing museum in Torquay, Australia’s surfing capital, celebrates the story of surfing.

The Australian national surfing museum celebrates the history of surfing in Australia. It tells the story of this country’s rich beach culture and surfing heritage that has developed over the last one hundred years. A visit to the museum gives people the opportunity to immerse themselves in the beach experience and explore one of Australia’s favourite pastimes.

 

Through themed exhibition spaces, visitors can relive time spent at the beach, or discover the intimate link between surfers and the breaking waves. Find out about surfing hero’s and legends in the Australian surfing hall of fame, which celebrates the lives of Australian surfing champions.

Relax in the theatre and enjoy spectacular footage of surfers in action while you are surrounded by vintage surf memorabilia and an epic array of historic surfboards. Trace the development of the surfboard along the boardwalk as a breaking wave looms overhead. Explore the many elements that make surf culture, clothes and movies and walk through the ultimate surf mobile, the VW Kombi Van.

Whether you are eight or eighty-eight, at the Australian National Surfing museum you can ride a wave of history and discover how awesome ands inspirational surfing can be.

 

Accessibility Information:

The Australian National Surfing Museum can be accessed via the main carpark off beach road with public access to the museum entrance via a ramp from the car park. Enter the museum via automated sliding doors and traverse the museum at your own pace with all museum displays on one level, and our theatre accessible via the boardwalk (ramp).

 

76 Violet Street, Bendigo

P: 03 5443 8322

E: [email protected]

 

Opening Hours

Saturday & Sunday
10:00am - 4:30pm

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Bendigo Tramways

There is no better way to see historic Bendigo than aboard a beautifully refurbished Vintage Talking Tram.

You'll be delighted by the remarkable sights and sounds of Bendigo as your tram shares entertaining stories about the city founded on one of the world's richest goldfields. Have your camera ready as your tram passes monuments like the impressive Alexandra Fountain, the majestic Sacred Heart Cathedral and the stately promenade Pall Mall. Please visit bendigotramways.com on the day of your visit for an up-to-date tram timetable. Advanced booking is recommended, please phone 03 5443 8322 to book your place.

Accessibility Information:

Free accessible parking is available at the wheelchair friendly Central Deborah Gold Mine Tram Stop (76 Violet Street, Bendigo VIC).

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76 Violet Street, Bendigo

P: 03 5443 8322
E: [email protected]

 

Opening Hours

Saturday & Sunday
9:30am - 4:30pm

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Central Deborah Gold Mine

Descend 61 metres underground at Bendigo’s iconic Central Deborah Gold Mine and explore the honeycomb of tunnels where 929kg of gold was unearthed!

Experience what conditions as a miner were really like during the harsh gold rush era, witness traditional mining equipment in action and see gold in its natural state.  

 

Your ticket also includes access to explore the surface of the mine which is dominated by a huge 22 metre high poppet head and is home to heritage-listed buildings which were essential to the mine’s operation, including the old Blacksmith's Shop, the First Aid Room, Carbide Lamp Room and the impressive Engine Room.


Accessibility Information:

The Mine Experience Tour, surface of the mine and gift shop are all wheelchair accessible. Advanced booking is recommended for underground tours, please phone 03 5443 8322 to book your place. Mine Experience Tours run for 1 hour, allow an additional 45 minutes to explore the surface of the mine. An accessible toilet is located on the surface of the mine. Disabled parking is available at the rear of Central Deborah Gold Mine in Creek Street North.

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Churchill Island Heritage Farm - Phillip Island

Escape to another time and enjoy the farm activities, explore the historical grounds and soak up the tranquil scenery.

246 Samuel Amess Drive, Churchill Island, Newhaven

P: 03 5951 2800
E: [email protected]

 

Opening Hours

Saturday & Sunday
10:00am - 4:00pm

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Journey back in time and explore the heritage and tranquil scenery at Churchill Island. Wander through the heritage listed homestead and experience the daily working farm activities including cow milking, sheep shearing, working dogs and whip cracking.

 

Accessibility Information:

We are committed to offering an accessible experience throughout the Churchill Island Heritage Farm and have a range of disabled friendly facilities: disabled parking, disabled toilet facilities, smooth hard packed gravel paths with moderate gradient. Visitors who use assistance animals (certified by a registered authority) are welcome. Assistance animals must remain on designated paths and restrained by a harness or leash.

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9 Browning Street, Kangaroo Flat, 3555

 

Ph: 4431 1000

 

Hours: 6:00am - 7:00pm Saturday & Sunday

 

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Gurri Wanyarra Wellbeing Centre

The Gurri Wanyarra Wellbeing Centre is located in Kangaroo Flat, Bendigo. A state-of-the-art health and leisure facility staffed by a team of exercise and aquatics professionals. Centre facilities include a fully equipped lifestyle gym, 50m/25m swimming pools, Learn to Swim swimming pool and warm water program pool. Spa, sauna, steam room and zero depth splash park for the kids to enjoy.

Services also include childcare, swimming party options, cafe, group fitness, personal training, physiotherapy, podiatry and dietetics. Program offerings comprise of Face2Face, Learn to Swim, Coaching Zone, Access and Inclusion and Swim Squads Bendigo.

 

Accessibility Information:

The Gurri Wanyarra Wellness Centre provides a comfortable environment for people of all abilities. The facilities, programs and services have been designed to allow people of all abilities to lead active and healthy lifestyles.

  • Accessible designated parking

  • Wheelchair access

  • Changing areas

  • Accessible family change rooms

  • Pool pod (pictured) for easy pool access

  • Gradual railed ramp entry to the 51.5m pool and warm-water program pool

  • Wheelchair accessible steam and sauna rooms

  • Beach entry with graduated depth to the leisure pool for toddlers, children and families

  • Zero depth splash park providing water play for all

  • Lift access to the health club

 

All facilities are wheelchair accessible, with accessible parking. Accessible bathrooms and change facilities are also available. Please contact each individual venue for specific accessibility information, as this may vary. 

 
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1810 Phillip Island Road, Cowes

P: 03 5951 2800
E: [email protected]

 

Opening Hours

Saturday & Sunday
10:00am - 5:00pm

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Koala Reserve - Phillip Island

Explore the tree-top boardwalks at the Koala Reserve and see koalas up close in their natural habitat.

Wander the tree top boardwalks and see koala’s face-to-face in their natural habitat at the Koala Reserve.

Promoting koala conservation, this ecotourism attraction has been essential for saving Phillip Island’s koala population and natural bush environment. Our close viewing area plays host to a special koala breeding program over the next year, ensuring it remains a key player in the conservation of these important animals.

Accessibility Information:

Phillip Island Nature Parks are committed to offering an accessible experience throughout the Koala Conservation Centre and have a range of disabled friendly facilities: disabled parking, wide disabled ramp to Visitor Centre entrance with 1 in 14 gradient and handrails, disabled toilet facilities, movable café furniture, interactive interpretive displays accessible from wheelchair height, ramped wheelchair accessible treetop boardwalks to allow close-up koala viewing a short roll from the Visitor Centre, wide boardwalks and observation areas allowing for wheelchair access, smooth hard packed gravel paths with moderate gradient throughout bushland. Visitors who use assistance animals (certified by a registered authority) are welcome. Assistance animals must remain on designated paths and restrained by a harness or leash.

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550 Tyabb-Tooradin Rd Pearcedale

P: 5978 7935
E: [email protected]

 

Opening Hours

Saturday & Sunday
10:00am - 5:00pm

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Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park

Melbourne's award winning Wildlife Park, only 50 minutes from the city centre at the top of the Mornington Peninsula.

Explore 10 hectares of bushland, meeting endangered species, feeding kangaroos and wallabies, petting koalas and enjoying hands-on encounters with friendly birds, pythons and dingoes. Free presentations and talks every half hour. Hands-on animal encounters are an extra charge.

Accessibility Information:

Find out more about Moonlit Sanctuary's accessibility page on our website:
http://www.moonlitsanctuary.com.au/accessibility.aspx

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1320 Ventnor Road, Summerlands

P: 03 5951 2800
E: [email protected]

 

Opening Hours

Saturday & Sunday
10:00am - 6:00pm

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The Nobbies - Phillip Island

Overlooking the wild waters of Bass Straight, the Nobbies Centre is home to the brand new Antarctic Journey.

Take a virtual journey to Antarctica at the Nobbies Centre. Enjoy a range of interactive, informative and educational exhibitions in the Lab, before descending into a breathtaking multimedia experience. With cutting-edge technology encounter a whale breaching right in front of you while penguins skid across the ice at your feet with augmented reality technology.

 

Accessibility Information:

We are committed to offering an accessible experience throughout The Nobbies and have a range of disability friendly facilities: disabled parking, disabled toilet facilities, boardwalks with 1 in 14 gradient and coin operated binoculars and interpretive displays at wheelchair height. Visitors who use assistance animals (certified by a registered authority) are welcome. Assistance animals must remain on designated paths and restrained by a harness or leash.

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1019 Ventnor Road, Summerlands

E: [email protected]

 

Opening Hours

Saturday & Sunday The Penguin Parade Visitor Centre is open from 10 am and the penguins will arrive at approximately 6:15 pm.

 

Click here to view the penguin arrival time calendar.

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Penguin Parade

Take a waddle on the wild side and see wild penguins at the world-famous Penguin Parade, Phillip Island.

See the world’s smallest penguin in its natural habitat from viewing stands and boardwalks. Enjoy interactive and educational displays in the Visitor Centre and the spectacular coastal scenery from the Penguin Parade. This experience is sure to be the highlight of your visit.

Penguins arrive at sunset every evening. It is suggested you arrive one hour before penguin arrival time to explore the Visitor Centre displays.

Accessibility Information:

Phillip Island Nature Parks are committed to offering an accessible experience throughout the Penguin Parade and have a range of disabled friendly facilities: disabled parking, disabled ramp access through visitor centre and along boardwalks, complimentary buggy if transport to beach required, complimentary wheelchair, disabled access viewing areas, disabled toilets in visitor centre and interpretive displays at wheelchair eye height. Visitors who use assistance animals (certified by a registered authority) are welcome. Assistance animals must remain on designated paths and restrained by a harness or leash.

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75 Latje Road, Robinvale VIC 3793

 

Ph: 5026 4544

 

Hours: 8:00am – 6:00pm Saturday & Sunday

 

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Robinvale Leisure Centre

Robinvale Leisure Centre is the premier gym, stadium and outdoor swimming pool in Robinvale. 

We offer you a fully-equipped health club, a solar heated 33-metre lap swimming pool, intermediate pool, toddler pool, and stadium.

Operating from the health club are a range of group fitness programs, from your favourite strength classes to our relaxing pilates classes.

Accessibility Information:

All facilities are wheelchair accessible, with accessible parking. Accessible bathrooms and change facilities are also available. Please contact each individual venue for specific accessibility information, as this may vary. 

 
 
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Bradshaw Street, Ballarat

P: 03 5337 1199
E: [email protected]

 

Opening Hours

Saturday & Sunday
10:00am - 5:00pm

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Sovereign Hill

Sovereign Hill is an outdoor museum that re-creates all the action and excitement of Ballarat during the great Australian gold rush.

Sovereign Hill brings to life the excitement of Australia’s great 1850s gold rushes. Named Australia’s best ‘Major Tourist Attraction’ three times, most recently in 2016, Sovereign Hill provides a unique Australian experience and a full day of entertainment.

There’s real gold to be panned – and it’s ‘finders keepers’, an underground gold mine, street and the opportunity to meet costumed goldfields characters. See a spectacular $150,000 gold pour and chat with our skilled craftsmen at work in the blacksmith’s forge, the candle works, the wheelwright’s plant, the coachbuilder’s and the confectionery factory.

Sovereign Hill entry also includes entry to the Gold Museum which displays a beautiful exhibition of gold and Ballarat history.

Accessibility Information:

Sovereign Hill provides large disabled parking bays for visitors, has several disability toilets located throughout, provides wheelchairs free-of-charge at the entrance building, ramp access or alternative access to various shops and attractions and an alternative route to the underground mine tours. Underground mine tours are accessible for visitors in wheelchairs. Please enquire at the mine office on arrival for bookings.

Before visiting please consider:

  • All roads and paths are gravel and there is some uneven ground

  • Coach rides require visitors to climb several ladder steps

  • Parts of Sovereign Hill have wide bluestone gutters between the timber boardwalks and gravel roads.


Please visit: http://www.sovereignhill.com.au/visit/what-s-on/accessibility-at-sovereign-hill/

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21 Pritchard Street, Swan Hill VIC 3585

Ph: 5032 5222


Opening Hours: 8:00am - 5:00pm Saturday, 10:00am - 5:00pm Sunday​


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Swan Hill Leisure Centre

Swan Hill Leisure Centre is the premier gym and indoor swimming pool in Swan Hill.

We offer you a fully-equipped health club, an all-year-round indoor heated 25-metre lap swimming pool, toddler pool, creche, and stadium. 

Operating from the health club are a range of group fitness programs, from your favourite Les Mills classes to our relaxing pilates classes.

Accessibility Information:

All facilities are wheelchair accessible, with accessible parking. Accessible bathrooms and change facilities are also available. Please contact each individual venue for specific accessibility information, as this may vary.