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Wellington Cable Car - Wellington New Zealand


The Wellington Cable Car is one of the city's oldest and most recognisable tourist attractions. It first opened in February 1902 and was originally built to service the housing developments on the steep hill behind the city, a function it still does today.The tram runs from Lambton Quay, right in the centre of the Central Business district. The 5 minute journey takes you to the top entrance of Wellinton's Botanical Gardens and a spectacular view over the city and its harbour. In addition to the observation area the tram gives access to the Cable Car museum and the newly reopened Carter Observatory


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Australian First in Museum Access for Deaf Australians at the National Sports Museum


Deaf and hearing impaired Australians can now enjoy Australia’s first onsite access to Auslan and caption services at the National Sports Museum in Melbourne. The “Smart Auslan” technology was developed by not‐for‐profit organisation, Australian Communication Exchange (ACE), over an 18‐month partnership with the museum.


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Florida Everglades - Coopertown Airboats


Located on the Tamiami Trail (US 41) about 11 miles east of the Florida Turnpike is small family run airboat operation, Coopertown Airboats.


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Inaugural Access Tourism New Zealand Conference


I was privileged to be a presenter at the inaugural Access Tourism New Zealand Conference at the Auckland University of Technology on the 4th of October. The conference was opened by The Honourable Tariana Turia, Minister for Disabilities Issues and co-leader of the Maori Party.


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Icefields Parkway


Often words like that conjure a degree of scepticism, but having driven Canada’s Icefield’s Parkway now four times, including once in winter I would agree that it is one of the most spectacular drives in the world.


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Grouse Mountain, Vancouver BC


In addition to its picture perfect setting Vancouver has a stunning surprise for the visitor on its backdoor step, Grouse Mountain.


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