Palm Valley Currenbah walking track in Cape Byron State Conservation Area is a short, wheelchair accessible walk through palm rainforest, perfect for a stroll after lunch.
Access-friendly walking tracks
NSW national parks offer some amazing wheelchair-accessible walking tracks where you can escape city life and explore the great outdoors. On the outskirts of Sydney, Fairfax Heritage walking track boasts incredible views along an easy path suitable for people with disability. Further north near Taree, Devils Hole lookout walk has a flat paved track that takes you to panoramic scenes of World Heritage-listed wilderness. If you're heading to the NSW South Coast, make your way along the boardwalk of Penance Grove walking track to discover Gondwana-era plant species in an ancient rainforest.
Jennifer Street boardwalk is a short, wheelchair-accessible walking track in La Perouse. The smooth, boarded path is popular with all ages looking for an easy weekend walk in Sydney.
The easy Three Sisters walk, in Katoomba, offers some of the most iconic views in Blue Mountains National Park, and takes you up close to the famous Three Sisters.
Wheelchair-accessible Bungoona path and lookout offers fantastic scenic views of Hacking River, with picnicking and birdwatching. It’s a great family day trip south of Sydney.
If you’re on a day trip to Monga National Park, near Braidwood, Penance Grove is an easy boardwalk stroll through ancient Gondwana rainforest.
Family and wheelchair friendly, Fairfax Heritage walking track offers summer wildflowers, and scenic lookouts with waterfall views over Grose Valley, in Blue Mountains National Park.
The Sea Acres Rainforest boardwalk is best experienced on a guided tour. An easy 1.3km walk through the rainforest canopy, you’ll see forest birds and animals.
Devils Hole lookout walk offers scenic views and picnicking via an easy wheelchair track, ideal on a car touring trip to World Heritage-listed Barrington Tops National Park.
Gather the family and head to O’Hares Creek lookout walking track in Dharawal National Park, south of Campbelltown and near Appin. It’s a great getaway with scenic views and birdwatching.
It only takes 20 minutes to negotiate the easy Point lookout walking track, but the views from this sealed track, within New England National Park, are truly stunning.
An easy walk along Rainforest walking track in Robertson Nature Reserve, near Wollongong, is the perfect way to recharge the batteries. Stroll under the rainforest canopy and enjoy birdwatching and wildlife spotting along the way.
The family will enjoy the short and accessible Victoria Park boardwalk, near Lismore, offering wildlife and birdwatching as well as Aboriginal history of the rainforest.