Tag: disabled

A corner of the Barossa

During the July school holidays the family went on a Good Scout mission to the Barossa Valley to check out Jacobs Creek winery. The day was a success, however the weather was awful! The people at Jacob’s Creek are actively trying to…

48 hours in Launceston

We were delighted to have an excuse to get over to Launceston, Tasmania last week, thanks to an invitation to talk at the state Tourism Industry Council Conference.  Leaving the kids behind we had a great time exploring the North…

When two worlds collide

I N C R E D I B L E is the word that springs to mind to describe our recent trip to the US! The two week start-up tour of the US, organised by the New Venture Institute at…

Access the Fringe

The Adelaide Fringe are carving a path to make sure as many people as possible can experience the festival! Here’s a few ways they have improved access: Access Champions.  An Access champion will be at all events that are Auslan interpreted,…

Summer lovin’

Seriously, this has been the best summer we have had in years….we have spent a serious amount of time hitting the beach! For two reasons that I can see, one, the beach just wasn’t an activity that was accessible and…

A tiny taste of Tasmania

To say we enjoyed discovering some Tasmanian experiences for our 101 Accessible Adventures is an understatement. Tasmania screams indulgence and rugged landscapes to me and with more than 68,000 square km to explore, working out what to see on your…

Hit the road with a campervan

Wheelie Campers have upped the camping game a notch. Touring around Australia at your own pace and seeing things you want to see, is exactly what you can do now that they have launched into the game. This road trip…

No excuses

With the extensive range of adaptive equipment available in Australia now there really shouldn’t be any excuses to staying indoors this summer. Check out a few ways you can get some fresh air in your lungs! Borrowing equipment is a…

Good reasons to head West

Given my love of the water and the mesmerizing appeal of an underwater observatory, I just about fell off my chair when I realised that the Busselton Jetty was accessible! The Busselton Jetty experience takes you 1.8 kilometres out to…

How are we celebrating IDPwD

International Day of People with Disabilities (IDPwD) is a United Nations sanctioned day that is celebrated internationally. It aims to increase public awareness, understanding and acceptance of people with disability and celebrate the achievements and contributions of people with disability.…

So you want to go Glamping?

I absolutely love camping.. a few weeks ago we headed off with a group of friends up to the beautiful Riverland! Yes, you read that right …camping, well border line glamping if you want to be more precise. A Canvas…

Your Ultimate List

You heard it here first! 101 (yes, one hundred and one), awesome AND accessible experiences around Australia coming straight at you! To celebrate International Day of People with Disability in 2018 and the start of Summer, we will be releasing…

Explore Yorkes

Yorkes, as it’s referred to by South Australian’s, is a coastal playground, with an abundance of surfing spots, lots of places to spot wildlife, walking trails and an increasingly trendy food scene. At just over a 2 hour drive from…

Airlines and Access

I’m not going to deny it, but we have avoided talking about airlines for a while, because it can be such a troublesome part of travelling! Whenever we talk about things here at The Good Scout we like to be…

Coastal Dreaming

Experience the waves lapping against your toes or the sand squeaking under your wheels, as you enjoy one of Australia’s best beaches this summer. Here’s a few of our favourite spots. Williamstown Beach in Victoria, was Australia’s first 24-7 (24…

A Global Perspective

Start dreaming big! There is some seriously good stuff happening in accessible tourism around the world. Here are few reasons why you should be planning your next adventure; Think white water rafting and underground glow worm caves in New Zealand……

Let’s do this!

It’s a pretty exciting time here at The Good Scout.. the website VERSION 2.0 is up and running, we have built a solid foundation! To bring you up to speed, we recently imported 8,000 Australian tourism experiences, accommodation venues and…

The Iconic Great Ocean Road

Hit the road on one of the world’s most scenic drives… The Great Ocean Road. Cover the 586 kms from the Southern Ocean to the towering escarpment of the Grampians National Park over a few days, to ensure you can enjoy…

A first-time family trip to the slopes!

We really do have it all here in Australia! For the locals, there is no need to head to the other side of the world to get your snow fix, you can hit the slopes right here in oz! There’s…

Top accessible attractions in Cairns

If Cairns hasn’t been on your radar, here’s a couple of reasons why it should be! Northern Queensland is known as the place where the rainforest meets the reef, with our guide you’ll get a real taste of region. Mossman Gorge…

10 Accessible things to do in Adelaide

We absolutely love Adelaide, and it’s such a great place to visit all year round! Check out 10 activities below as some inspiration to the city.  Also, see Visiting Adelaide, An Inclusive Guide to the City for lot’s of useful information…

Imagination will get you moving

This is how holidays should be. We booked the SA Care ‘Imagination’ wheelchair friendly houseboat, we rocked up and enjoyed it. There was no concern over the accessibility, no anxiety in the planning stage, we knew what to expect and…

Accessible beaches in South Australia

Enjoy the beach this summer at some of South Australia’s accessible beach locations! SEACLIFF BEACH Seacliff Beach was the first in SA to roll out a beach mat and is operated by the Seacliff SLSC. The mat is rolled out every…