Looking for ideas on what to do this Easter with your family and friends? Out And About Healthcare has got you covered! If you’re out and about on your trusty mobility scooter over the long weekend, or perhaps looking for a place to whiz around on your electric wheelchair during the Easter festivities, keep reading for a few ideas on the BEST places to visit this Easter and community activities with scooter and wheelchair accessibility.
We’ve compiled a list of various functions and events happening over the long weekend – all of which are scooter/wheelchair friendly and family-friendly. Sure to give everyone something fun to do! Just try not to eat your Easter choccies all at once!
Where to go in Brisbane:
The Sandstone Point Hotel is hosting The BIGGEST Easter Egg hunt in Brisbane (6000 eggs to find) on Sunday 21stApril from 10am-5pm.
Sandstone Point Hotel is perfect for any family occasion, and this Easter there will be a giant mobile water park, perfect for the kids. For the adults, there will be live music and the best thing is that it is FREE entry. Sandstone Point Hotel has a great view of the Pumicestone Passage and Bribie Island, where mobility scooters and electric wheelchairs can cruise along the boardwalk, and enjoy a nice drink or some goodies from the Oyster Shack.
Be sure to register online for the egg hunt!
Where to go in North Queensland:
For our North Queenslanders, the small scenic town of Einasleigh is hosting 'Easter at Einasleigh'– a fun-filled family weekend” on Saturday 20th April & Sunday 21st April. There are huge events happening, including racing, rodeo, cabaret, fishing, swimming, camping, competitions, live music. This will keep the whole family entertained for hours this Easter long weekend, so be sure to check it out!
Tickets are $75 entry before 2pm on Saturday 20th or $55 after 2pm. On Sunday 21st, tickets are $30 all day. These costs include camping and access to all events!
Where to go in Melbourne:
If you're in Melbourne be sure to attend the Bendigo Easter Festival on Friday 19th April to Monday 22nd April in Bendigo. It will have activities and live events running all through the town, all weekend! It promises 4 days of fun for the whole family and is sure to attract attendants of all age groups. This event has been ongoing annually since 1870 and is one of the largest and oldest festivals in Australia. With easy mobility access around the streets it’s the perfect place to join the rest of the family with your mobility products. From market stalls, exhibitions and museums, historical walks and tours, a plethora of children’s activities and Easter egg hunts, rides, food, and live music it really is an event you don’t want to miss out on!
At the Cranbourne Turf Club, from Friday 19th April to Sunday 22nd April will be Melbourne’s GIGANTIC Easter Show! It's a weekend of fun and games right in the heart of Melbourne. Best of all, it is scooter and wheelchair friendly. Imagine zooming through the crowds on your Mantra!
“Experience all the food, fun and carnival you can handle over the Easter Long Weekend.” There is a bunch of interactive demonstrations, roving entertainers, numerous carnival and amusement rides, Easter egg hunts, of course the famous show bag stalls, monster truck battles and plenty more! Easter egg hunt and amusement ride tickets can be purchased online.
Where to go in Perth:
At the Stirling Gardens in Perth on Sunday 21st April “join the BIGGEST Easter celebration in the city of Perth...” Join the community for this FREE EVENT, where there will be a number of guest performances and live music, Easter celebrations, balloons and a dazzling parade. This event runs from 2:30pm-4:30pm and will be sure to provide great entertainment for the whole family. Take your portable mobility scooter, such as one from our Brio range, or a portable electric wheelchair like the Companion 115, to get the most out of your day!
No matter where you are across Australia, the Out And About Healthcare family wants to wish you all a safe and happy Easter. Enjoy your long weekend, and we will be in touch after the weekend if you have any enquiries!
Call 1300 366 545 to make an enquiry or visit our website!