Did you know TrailRider and Hippocampe all-terrain mobility wheelchairs are available for visitors at three of New South Wales’ most scenic national parks? Let’s learn a little bit more about these awesome places.
Note: You will need to bring your own guide and please bear in mind that not all attractions in some of these massive national parks are accessible even with the off-road chairs.
1. The Royal National Park
Size: 151km2 (pretty modest by Aussie standards)
Fun fact: The world’s 2nd oldest national park after Yellowstone in the United States.
Best Sights: Wattamolla, Wedding Cake Rock, Garie Beach, Figure Eight Pools
Where are the chairs?Royal National Park Visitor Centre, Audley
2. Kosciuszko National Park
Size: 6,900km2 (huuuuuuuuge!)
Fun Fact: The headwaters of many of Australia’s mightiest rivers are found here, including the Murray, Snowy and Murrumbidgee.
Best Sights: Mount Kosciuszko, Yarrangobilly Caves, ski resorts (during winter)
Where are the chairs?Snowy Region Visitor Centre
3. Morton National Park
Size:1,997km2 (not exactly small)
Best sights: Fitzroy Falls, Belmore Falls, lookouts near Bundanoon, Pigeon House Mountain
Where are the chairs? Fitzroy Falls Visitor Centre