Introduction to Wheelchair Accessible Melbourne

Welcome to Melbourne, the vibrant and multicultural capital city of Victoria, Australia. The bustling metropolis offers a unique mix of historic landmarks, modern architecture, and picturesque natural surroundings. Renowned for its eclectic street art, world-class coffee, and a thriving food scene, Melbourne is also home to numerous museums, public parks and cultural institutions.

In recent years, Melbourne has made significant progress to improve accessibility for disabled residents and visitors. Using this accessible travel guide, visitors with disabilities can plan their trip to Melbourne with confidence, taking advantage of the accessibility that exists and avoiding potential obstacles.

Melbourne Travel Guide Contents

Airplane at Melbourne Airport.

Airport Accessibility

Melbourne Tullamarine Airport is a hub for 4 Australian airlines with service to 40+ destinations in Australia and abroad.

Melbourne theme park.

Attractions & Sights

Learn about wheelchair access at 10 of Melbourne’s most popular attractions, including Fed Square, Australian Open, National Gallery and more.

Wheelchair accessible hotel room in Tallinn, Estonia.

Hotels & Accommodations

These Melbourne hotels offer guest rooms with roll-in showers and other wheelchair accessible features for disabled people.

Tram on Melbourne street.

Public Transportation

City buses and on-street trams provide wheelchair accessible transportation across Melbourne.

Sidewalk crossing signal.

Sidewalk Accessibility

A handful of dramatic elevation changes on Melbourne’s sidewalks and streets .

Travel visa requirements for Australia.

Visa Requirements & Safety

Access detailed information about Australian travel visa requirements for U.S. Citizens.