PORTUGAL/SPAIN – TUR4all Accessible Tourism App

PORTUGAL/SPAIN – TUR4all Accessible Tourism App

TUR4all is an Accessible Tourism App covering Portugal and Spain, with information on accommodation, bars, restaurants, wineries, tourism offices, monuments, museums and cultural centres, beaches, recreational areas, city tours …destinations and experiences. TUR4all is free and available for both Apple and Android devices. https://www.tur4all.es/es/aplicaciones-moviles/app-tur4all

Adventure Day Trips in UK

2020 Disway’s blog post: ‘Adventurous days out that are accessible for all, from white water rafting and coasteering, to a mountain gondola and flying’.

Accessible Pampering

2020 Accessible Holiday Escapes’ blog post: ‘Accessible Pampering’ highlights UK holiday homes that can arrange pampering or therapy sessions in the privacy of your accommodation. https://accessibleholidayescapes.co.uk/accessible-pampering/

Millpool Holiday Carriage

For holiday accommodation with a difference, Railholiday offer Millpool, a wheelchair accessible railway carriage, in St Germans, Cornwall. https://railholiday.co.uk/millpool.htm 

Loen Skylift

Loen Skylift is a spectacular cable car ride up Mount Hoven offering breathtaking views of Nordfjord.  The ride and connecting buildings are wheelchair accessible and there is a restaurant, grill, bar, cafe, shop, and accessible toilets on site. https://www.loenskylift.com/

Mount Fløyen & Fløibanen Funicular Railway

For a spectacular view of the city of Bergen, head to the top of Mount Fløyen via the wheelchair accessible funicular railway, Fløibanen. The trip is fun and there are things to eat, drink and do at the summit along with an accessible toilet. https://www.floyen.no/en    

Holyrood Distillery

Holyrood Distillery has been named Southern Scotland’s Venue of the Year 2019 by Euan’s Guide because the venue has been designed with accessibility in mind. There is a spacious lift and the staff make it a memorable experience with their warm welcome and ability to adapt. https://www.euansguide.com/news/the-top-accessible-venues-to-visit-in-2020/

Dolphin Suites, Curaçao

2019 Impact Vacation’s travel blog post: ‘Dolphin Suites – Curacao’ gives an overview of the hotel and the extra services that are available such as tours, medical equipment and support staff. https://impactvacations.com/dolphin-suites-curacao/

Accessible Things To Do – St. Augustine

2019 blog post by Spin The Globe: ‘9 Wheelchair Accessible Things to Do in St. Augustine, Florida’ contains a video and written article about the coastal city. https://spintheglobe.net/dir/2020/01/07/9-wheelchair-accessible-things-to-do-in-st-augustine-florida/

Rioja Wine Region Visit

2019 Palmuasema (The Palm Station) blog post: ‘Unrestricted Access To The Rioja Wine Region’.  A review of a day trip to the La Rioja region out of San Sebastian, Spain.  The report is in Finnish so please use a translation tool such as Google Translate. http://www.palmuasema.fi/esteettomasti-riojan-viinialueella/

Snorkeling in Key Largo

2019 Quirky Quad Diaries blog post on snorkeling in Key Largo, Florida made possible by chartering an accessible boat with a hydraulic swim chair for lowering people into the sea. https://quirkyquad.com/2019/11/22/paralyzed-mermaid-sighted-in-the-ocean-tranquil-adventures-in-key-largo/

paragliding

2019 video: Going Paragliding as a Quadriplegic Jim Ryan, Travel-for-All’s new Accessible Travel Specialist goes paragliding in BC https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cuDFqLV0hbY&feature=youtu.be

Costa Rica Travel Blog

Curbfree with Cory Lee’s 2019 travel blog: ‘Discovering The Best Wheelchair Accessible Things To Do In La Fortuna, Costa Rica’. https://www.curbfreewithcorylee.com/2019/08/15/wheelchair-accessible-things-to-do-in-la-fortuna-costa-rica/

Mississipi

2017 Disability Horizons article: Disability and travel: adaptive camping and accessible adventures. Wheelchair user goes camping, rock climbing and kayaking with an adaptive activities centre. https://disabilityhorizons.com/2017/10/disability-and-travel-adaptive-camping-and-accessible-adventures/?utm_term=2018-04-03

Here are five adrenaline-pumping wheelchair-friendly adventures Catalonia

2019 national geographic article written by CORY LEE WOODARD of Curb Free with Cory Lee Here are five adrenaline-pumping wheelchair-friendly adventures Ziplining in Arenal Volcano National Park in La Fortuna Costa Rica https://www.nationalgeographic.com/travel/lists/wheel-chair-friendly-adventure-trips/

Here are five adrenaline-pumping wheelchair-friendly adventures Catalonia

2019 national geographic article written by CORY LEE WOODARD of Curb Free with Cory Lee Here are five adrenaline-pumping wheelchair-friendly adventures Hot-air ballooning in Less than a two-hour drive from Barcelona, Catalonia’s Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Natural Park Catalonia https://www.nationalgeographic.com/travel/lists/wheel-chair-friendly-adventure-trips/

Adventure sports

Adaptive adventures: an organisation that provides ongoing programs, clinics and camps all over the country in cycling, climbing, kayaking, paddleboarding, skiing, dragon boat racing, sailing, waterskiing, wakeboarding, scuba and rafting. https://adaptiveadventures.org/

Adventure sports

Adaptive adventures: an organisation that provides ongoing programs, clinics and camps all over the country in cycling, climbing, kayaking, paddleboarding, skiing, dragon boat racing, sailing, waterskiing, wakeboarding, scuba and rafting. https://adaptiveadventures.org/

Here are five adrenaline-pumping wheelchair-friendly adventures Catalonia

2019 national geographic article written by CORY LEE WOODARD of Curb Free with Cory Lee Here are five adrenaline-pumping wheelchair-friendly adventures Hot-air ballooning in Less than a two-hour drive from Barcelona, Catalonia’s Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Natural Park Catalonia https://www.nationalgeographic.com/travel/lists/wheel-chair-friendly-adventure-trips/

Outdoor activities around the UK

deb@accessTOG’s Twitter page is full of her outdoor adventures around the UK and the power wheelchairs she uses https://twitter.com/accessTOG  

Abseiling in the Lake District

2017 Disability Horizons’s article: ‘Disability and travel: wheelchair abseiling with the BBC’ at Calvert Trust Lake District. http://disabilityhorizons.com/2017/12/disability-and-travel-wheelchair-abseiling-with-the-bbc/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=disability_horizons_2017_12_14_newsletter&utm_term=2018-04-02

Ice Skating in England

2018 Euan’s Guide review: ‘Wheelchair Ice Skating – Five Wheelchair-Accessible Ice Rinks in England’. https://www.euansguide.com/news/wheelchair-skating-in-england/

Dundee and Angus Access Guide

Euan’s Guide has a downloadable guide to Dundee & Angus that also includes Arbroath and wheelchair accessible orienteering! https://www.euansguide.com/dundee-guide?utm_source=MASTER+-+Newsletter&utm_campaign=d99c0ab717-Weekly_Digest_15_March_2018&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_ff30350f4c-d99c0ab717-114912637

Wheelchair and Pony Trips

Pony Axe S takes people who use wheelchairs to all the places where wheelchairs can’t take them. No need to transfer to all terrain or beach wheelchairs, no need to leave your wheelchair behind. They take you, in your wheelchair, anywhere. https://ponyaxes.com/

Disabled Coasteering in Abereiddy Bay

Celtic Quest can tailor a coasteering adventure to suit just about all abilities. The kit is super floaty so you don’t need to be a strong swimmer, Go With The Flow! Your guide will make sure you CAN explore your adventure limits at your own level. If you are happy to get wet and give…

Outdoor Activities around the UK

deb@accessTOG’s Twitter page is full of her outdoor adventures around the UK and the power wheelchairs she uses. https://twitter.com/accessTOG

Costa Almeria

2018 Life Of an Ambitious Tturtle blog post:Getting Around Costa Almeria | As A Wheelchair User https://lifeofanambitiousturtle.co.uk/2018/04/23/getting-around-costa-almeria-as-a-wheelchair-user/

Majorca 4

2017 Mountain trekking, Blokarting and the hotel spa. Disabilityhorizons blog: Disability and travel: accessible adventures in Mallorca https://disabilityhorizons.com/2017/01/disability-and-travel-accessible-adventures-in-mallorca/?+Horizons+RSS-Email&utm_term=0_75cf3532a8-2b41619085-308157133

Majorca 2

2016 Adapted waterskiing Instagram from rockingwheels https://www.instagram.com/p/BJLZj5sgsrZ/  

Abisko

2018 Susie’s Wheelchair Adventures blog post: Husky dogsledding and seeing the Northern Lights when you are a wheelchair user? Not possible surely?2018 Susie’s Wheelchair Adventures blog post: Husky dogsledding and seeing the Northern Lights when you are a wheelchair user? Not possible surely? https://susieswheelchairadventures.com/2018/06/16/husky-dogsledding-and-seeing-the-northern-lights-when-you-are-a-wheelchair-user-not-possible-surely/    

Camel ride

2018 Curb Free with Cory Lee blog post: Overcoming My Fear in the Sahara Desert Cory Lee takes an accessible camel ride https://www.curbfreewithcorylee.com/2018/05/07/camel-trekking-in-merzouga-desert-camp/

The San Gennaro Catacombs in Rome

2011 (SATH article: The San Gennaro Catacombs in Rome accessible catacombs, no need for crawling to see these catacombs!http://sath.org/the-san-gennaro-catacombs-in-rome

Able Amsterdam

A huge amount of information put together by an Amsterdam wheelchair-using resident: “My purpose is to highlight accessible places, to shatter disability stereotypes, and to encourage fellow mobility aid users to get the most out of this exciting city”. https://www.ableamsterdam.com/

Discover Denver’s Walking Ghost Tour

2016 ADreAmyLife’s blog Handicap Accessible Haunted Walking Tour (Discover Denver’s Walking Ghost Tour)http://www.adreamylife.com/2016/10/06/handicapped-accessible-haunting-walking-tour/

Vancouver 5

2014 Grouse Mountain – Vancouver BC Truth that the mountain on the gondola https://pushliving.com/grouse-mountain-vancouver-bc/

Paragliding

2019 video: Going Paragliding as a Quadriplegic Jim Ryan, Travel-for-All’s new Accessible Travel Specialist! goes paragliding in BC https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cuDFqLV0hbY&feature=youtu.be

Cayman Islands 2

Cayman Islands really useful review from wheelchair user https://www.accessiblecaribbeanvacations.com/cayman-disabled-access#.XVZzhpNKg8Y  

TRAVELLING IN ALASKA—SEWARD TO HOMER

2017 guest blog on Wheelchairtravel.org: TRAVELLING IN ALASKA—SEWARD TO HOMER – Wheelchair user hires a WAV, goes kayaking And Sees a lot of marine life

Alaska by Accessible Helicopter

2018 Spin the Globe video log post: Alaska by Accessible Helicopter In the exciting trip she visits taku glacier https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5GctOLfRWB8&t=80s

Uluru (Ayers Rock)

2019 Travel Without Limits magazine travelstories Uluru’s best accessible experiences https://www.travelwithoutlimits.com.au/ulurus-best-accessible-experiences/

Sydney Accessibility

Information from the government of Sydney: Disability-inclusive things to do in Sydney https://whatson.cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au/posts/disability-inclusive-things-to-do-in-sydney

Adrenaline activities around Australia

The AAC Journalist – hugely inspiring YouTube channel from Marlena Katene, a wheelchair using music journalist, based in Gold Coast Australia, who interviews some very high-profile musicians and actors, has a number of other businesses as well as enjoying a spot of skydiving and base jumping! She has high tone Cerebral Palsy. https://www.youtube.com/user/theaacjournalist/videos?disable_polymer=1  

Rollercoaster Use

2018 wheelchairtravel.org blog post: Tips for Riding a Roller Coaster as a Wheelchair User https://wheelchairtravel.org/tips-riding-roller-coaster-wheelchair-user/

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