Accessible Winter Holiday Activities in Brisbane

Accessible Winter Holiday Activities in Brisbane



It may seem like Easter only just happened, but the Winter holidays are upon us! The cooler months are a great time to get out and explore all that Brisbane has to offer. If you’re looking for inspiration, check out our accessible winter holiday activity ideas. Get out and have some fun this winter holidays!

South Bank

It might be a little too chilly for a swim but there’s still plenty to do at South Bank this Winter holidays including:

Queensland Museum

If it’s a breezy day at Southbank, head to the warmth of the Queensland Museum and check out some of the amazing exhibitions including:

Some exhibitions are ticketed. Queensland Museum run sensory friendly sessions to support visitors who prefer a quieter, sensory-friendly experience. There are single user/accessible toilets on Level 0 and Level 2 in the museum, as well as in Café Muse and SparkLab.

Planetarium at Mount Coot-tha

Head up to the Planetarium at Mount Coot-tha and you’ll find the Cosmic Skydome’s circular theatre with a 180-degree view of the sky and space. You need to book tickets for the Planetarium and it’s a good idea to check out the mobility map which provides information on accessibility so you can plan your visit.

Brisbane Botanic Gardens

Also located at Mount Coot-tha, there’s lots to explore amongst 56 hectares of sub-tropical gardens. Stroll through the Japanese garden, visit the tropical dome and enjoy the countless plant species on display. The gardens are wheelchair accessible, check out the mobility map for further information.

Brisbane City Hall

City Hall is one of Brisbane’s oldest and most beautiful buildings. City Hall run free, fully accessible, guided tours at 10.30am, 11.30am and 1.30pm Tuesdays to Sundays, bookings are essential. Visit Museum of Brisbane to book.

Museum of Brisbane

Take the lift up from City Hall to the Museum of Brisbane and learn all about our beautiful river city. Every Tuesday Museum of Brisbane host quiet afternoons when you can access the exhibitions with reduced sensory stimuli.

Wheel of Brisbane

The only thing more impressive than the Wheel of Brisbane standing at 60 metres high is the view! A ride on the Wheel lasts around 15 minutes, or around four rotations. Two gondolas have been specifically designed to fit wheelchairs with staff especially trained to provide assistance if needed.