Discover Canberra... more than inclusive, more than accessible

Canberra is best known for its iconic museums and galleries, and loved for its welcoming small-town feel. With a bustling food, wine, and cultural scene, it’s more than you expect and it’s waiting for youDiscover breathtaking nature and family fun, topped off with a taste of the thriving cool-climate wine region. Make Canberra your next accessible holiday destination and find out first hand that Canberra is more than inclusive and more than accessible

Floriade, Australia’s Biggest Celebration of Spring will return to Canberra’s beautiful Commonwealth Park, from 16 September to 15 October. The 2023 theme Floral Wonderland invites you to explore the magical charm of over one million blooms. Experience a highly accessible and diverse program of entertainment, cultural celebrations, food and wine, horticultural workshops, market traders, artistic displays and more as Floriade celebrates all things flowers, food and gardens.

Plan your getaway to Canberra and stay with one of our preferred accessible accommodation partners QT Canberra, Crowne Plaza Canberra, and East Hotel.

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Discover Canberra's many accessible attractions, venues and accommodation

Floriade 2023

Australia’s Biggest Celebration of Spring in Canberra’s beautiful Commonwealth Park. The 2023 theme Floral Wonderland invites you to explore the magical charm of over one million blooms. Experience a diverse program of entertainment, cultural celebrations, food and wine, horticultural workshops, market traders, artistic displays and more as Floriade celebrates all things flowers, food and gardens.

Illustration of the Floriade by night installations, photo of translucid umbrellas in a field of tulips with LED lights and plastic ribbons that make them look like jellyfish.
A woman with an assistance dog entering one of QT Canberra's rooms. A hotel employee is handling her suitcase.

QT Canberra

Where culture and pollies meet, Canberra is a city of surprising quirks. Our Canberra hotel rooms give you comfort in the heart of the nation’s capital. Accommodation with necessary notes of vibrancy, there’s a sense of chic that’s hard not to appreciate. We’re offering comfort with a capital C and an experience to keep you switched on.

Crowne Plaza Hotel

When you choose Crowne Plaza Hotel Canberra you’ll find a warm welcome with friendly staff, spacious and comfortable Canberra accommodation, and everything you need to make your leisure trip a success, including spacious accommodation, panoramic park views and a covid safe environment.
Crowne Plaza Canberra is your perfect gateway to an incredible range of experiences at some of Canberra’s most iconic and well-loved destinations.

Two clients and their son in a pram approach the counter at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Canberra.
East Hotel entrance , 2 bicycles and a childs tricycle out front of the glass doored entrance

East Hotel

East Hotel is an award winning hotel in the heart of Canberra boasting a 140 room boutique style property with the design and interior to match. The best part about East Hotel is the passion, customer service and accessibility focus which explains why it is the number one property on Tripadvisor.

Australian National Botanic Gardens

The Australian National Botanic Gardens maintains a scientific collection of native plants from all parts of Australia. The plants are displayed for the enjoyment and education of visitors and are used for research into plant classification and biology. A herbarium of preserved plant specimens is closely associated with the living collection.
The Gardens also cultivates plants threatened in the wild. This helps protect them against extinction and provides information which might assist reintroduction to their natural habitat.

A family of four, including a young boy in a pram with both legs in leg braces are enjoying the National Australian Botanical Gardens.
A National Arboretum Canberra employee is showing a mother and her two children, including a girl with Down Syndrome, around the Bonsai garden.

National Arboretum Canberra

The National Arboretum Canberra is a mosaic of living forests and gardens offering breathtaking views, unique experiences, and a world-class entertainment and events hub including the award-winning Margaret Whitlam Pavilion and the popular Village Centre.
With over 44,000 rare and endangered trees across a 250-hectare site, the Arboretum is a place of beauty, conservation, science research, education, tourism and recreation.

Vertikal Snow Sports

Whether you are a professional on the slopes, a newbie to the sport, or enjoy a pint by the fire accompanied by a tasty slice of woodfired pizza, then Vertikal is your place.
We love the mountains just as much as you do.  That’s why we are making the slopes more accessible!  We want to heighten the experience for when you do manage to get to the snow. 
Ski and board all year ’round, have fun, keep fit and experience your own little piece of alpine life right here in Canberra.

Michael Milton, a leg amputee, is enjoying indoor skiing at Vertikal in Canberra.
A woman with an assistance dog is seen from the back entering the Canberra Airport. A travelling companion is next to her, pulling a suitcase.

Canberra Airport

Daily domestic services are available to Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne or fly direct from Canberra to Perth, Darwin, Adelaide, Newcastle with connecting flights to Ballina Byron, Port Macquarie, Hobart and the Gold Coast.
Canberra Airport is serviced by Qantas, Virgin, Jetstar, Rex Airlines, Fly Pelican and Link Airways.


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