Accessible travel in New Zealand for seniors and disabled people

Accessible travel in New Zealand for seniors and disabled people

Ability Adventures are the specialists in accessible New Zealand holidays for mature travellers and people with a disability, including those with physical, sensory or learning impairments and those with special medical needs. With our innovative ideas, expertise in accessible travel and intimate knowledge of New Zealand, we can create the holiday experience of your dreams.

  • Each holiday tailored to your ability, interests, time and budget.
  • Options of fully-guided tours through to self-drive. Pick-ups and set-downs to suit your situation.
  • Skilled, enthusiastic and knowledgeable guides.
  • We arrange transport, accommodation, entry to attractions – everything you need, with style.
  • Small group travel (normally 2-6 people), couples, families, groups of friends and individuals. Larger groups by arrangement.
  • Specialist ground agency services for overseas travel companies and disability groups.

Begin planning your New Zealand adventure, contact Ability Adventures now.

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Meet Marina Hanger

Meet Marina Hanger

Marina Hanger is the owner, adventure planner and head guide for Ability Adventures.

Marina established Ability Adventures in 2008 and has over thirty years’ experience as an occupational therapist working with people with a wide range of disabilities. In recent years she was involved in researching, planning and leading wilderness, adventure and personal development programmes within New Zealand for blind and visually impaired people of all ages.

In addition, Marina has 15 years’ experience in the tourism industry. She co-founded one of New Zealand’s first eco-tourism companies providing quality natural history tours for national and international clients.

Raised in rural New Zealand, Marina is passionate about her homeland, its outdoors and the value of adventure in our lives. She takes great pride in providing unforgettable accessible holiday adventures for all.

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Exploration adventure discovery

Exploration adventure discovery

Go where you want to go

Share your holiday dreams with us and we will work closely with you to make them come true. Together we will plan your New Zealand holiday itinerary according to your accessibility requirements and budget. Once you are happy with the plan, we do the rest. Contact us now for details.

Accessible Dunedin Tours - private tours and cruise ship excursions

Experience Dunedin’s diversity – amazing scenery, rare wildlife, rich cultural heritage and beautiful parks. We are Dunedin locals who will share our intimate knowledge of New Zealand’s first city with you. Join us on a private tour tailored to suit your schedule and interests.

Multi-day New Zealand tours

New Zealand is renowned for its diverse and spectacular scenery, world class attractions and welcoming and friendly people. Such diversity and the compact nature of the country make New Zealand an ideal travel destination.

Do what you want to do – here are some tempting ideas:

  • Marae stay
  • Bungy jumping
  • Fishing
  • National parks
  • Vineyards
  • Kayaking
  • Photography
  • Bird watching
  • Cuisine & wine
  • Rain forests
  • Mountains
  • Garden tours
  • Museums
  • Farm visits
  • Beaches
  • Trekking
  • Shopping
  • Marine excursions
  • Scenic train trips
  • Health and beauty
  • River rafting
  • Auto parks
  • Fiord cruises
  • Volcanoes
  • Skiing
  • Caving
  • Camping
  • Heritage sites
  • Art galleries
  • Jet boating
  • Sailing
  • Paragliding
  • Flight seeing
  • Cycle trails
  • and so much more

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Reach for the Sky

Reach for the Sky

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Reach for the Sky

Ability Adventures can provide a range of support services and equipment. Please let us know what you require when we begin planning your holiday adventure.

Personal care support: we can provide assistance with your daily health and wellbeing needs. Support people are agency-trained.

Equipment hire: a selection of mobility and personal care equipment can be hired. This can alleviate the need to bring your own and the possibility of any damage to your personal property en route.

Personal mobility support: for wheelchair assistance, sighted guiding or other specific support that may be required. This can provide that extra peace of mind and convenience, maximising your holiday enjoyment.

Specialised vehicles: including hand-control vehicles, those with swing-out seats and vans with wheelchair hoists, tracks and tie-downs.

Plus any additional services you require, e.g. sign language interpreters and special dietary requirements.

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Don’t wait – contact Ability Adventures now to begin planning your accessible New Zealand holiday adventure. We would love to hear from you.

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