Home to over 4.5 million people, Sydney is the biggest, and longest living Australian city. Sydney’s landmarks are known and loved by tourists across the globe, home to the iconic Sydney Harbor Bridge, Sydney Tower, and Sydney Opera House.
The multicultural city does not discriminate, so you if you struggle with limited mobility, you can still have the holiday of a lifetime. With an outdoorsy and laidback atmosphere, spring is the perfect time to visit this gorgeous city.
Free your inner shopaholic in the 19th Century Queen Victoria Building. Three levels of jewelry, fashion, and souvenirs reside in the city center. The dominating feature is the mighty center dome, which becomes home to a giant Christmas tree in the later months of the year. The building is architecturally stunning, with stained glass windows and an original staircase. Once you have finished exploring the building, you can head to the Pitte Street Mall and Westfield Sydney, just a short ride away on your Brio. The machine is plane safe, so if you are heading in from out of state you can bring your scooter with you. The centers are home to over 250 stores, along with restaurants and bars, so you can end your shopping trip with a nice meal and a cocktail. You will be sure to find a gift for everyone back home in the endless stores, and pick up a new set of togs for your visit to Bondi Beach.
Speaking of Bondi Beach, it is a must see destination when visiting Sydney. You can enjoy the location from dawn to dusk, so make sure to dedicate a full day of your trip to the stunning beach. Sit on the white sand in your beach wheelchair and watch the surfers on the breaking waves as the sun rises over the gorgeous ocean. On some parts of the beach, you may be lucky enough to see whales from the shores in the spring months of May and November. The beach is home to free events such as Sculpture by the Sea, the world’s biggest yearly sculpture exhibition. Featuring 100 sculptures, the exhibition runs across three weeks and turns the sandy beach into a 2km sculpture park. Finish your Bondi experience with dinner at one of the many restaurants. From Japanese food, to Middle-Eastern cuisine, to pizzerias, Bondi is home to a range of cultural foods. There will be something for everyone. Click here to see the full list of restaurant choices.
If the beach isn’t your thing, you may enjoy a ride on your Easy Move through Hyde Park. Hyde Park brings the green back into the concrete jungle of the city center. Originating as a racecourse and sporting ground, the 19th century giant playable chess set serves as a remi nder of the landscapes heritage. The tiled central footpath is lined with fig trees, linking the park with the War Memorial and the Archibald Fountain. The two sites are free to visit and are great for a photo opportunity. The War Memorial was erected in 1934 and stands as an art deco tribute to the fallen Anzac Soldiers. The Archibald Fountain was created to represent the association between France and Australia in the First World War The hexagonal fountain has a diameter of 18 meters and features a variety of mythical Greek figures. After you get a taste of history with the two structures, find a sunny spot in the park to unpack your picnic. During the spring and summer seasons, It is the perfect spot for a get together with family and friends.
If you take your wheelchair or scooter to any of these destinations, we would love for you to send through photos! We love seeing customer’s success stories, and adventures on your mobility equipment. No matter what level of mobility you are living with, you can still get out and about!