Adventure Travel

Active Exploring

Looking for a little adventure? What about an extreme adventure? Wheelchair traveling adventures are 100% possible, so let’s find something that works for your interests and abilities. What’s out there? How did other wheelchair travelers do it? Explore what adventures you can do here.  

Vumbua Africa Tours + Safaris

  (The following is a sponsored post.) Vumbua means “Discover” in Swahili, and at Vumbua Africa, we welcome you

Custom Africa Tours + Safaris

Come visit Africa! This company will customize a tour to fit your physical and travel needs.  

Chaco Culture National Park

Deep in the heart of the American Southwest, in the beautiful state of New Mexico, wheelchair travelers are able to

Valparaíso, Chile Wheelchair Holiday

  In 2018, we traveled to Valparaíso, Chile, a lovely ocean-side city, to celebrate Christmas and New Years with our

Texas: All Accessible Amusement Park

Mission: To provide a safe, clean and beautiful environment free of physical and economic barriers that all individuals – regardless

Wave-Ability: Israel Adapted Surfing

Wave-Ability was established out of the belief that surfing and activity in the water allows a person with a physical

Overview: Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park in the foothills of the Sierra Mountains of California is one of the most popular attractions in

New Zealand Adventure Story

 Overwhelmed by New Zealand; the beauty, the grandeur, the force, and its rejuvenation. I am overwhelmed by the souls

Nepal Accessible Trail Trekking

For such a long time, it has not been possible for the people who have a physical disability to trek

Story: New Zealand Unexpected Adventure

  “Yep, I’m alive. Check. Not bleeding. Check. Nothing seems to be broken. Check. I’m fine,” I said to myself.

Sea Adventure in Glacier Bay, B.C.

It’s always a bit risky taking a journey to a remote destination where accessibility may be in question.   But

ANKHGEAR: Easy-Zip Hoodie Sweatshirts

(Sponsored Content.) “Come on Ashley!” my boyfriend encourages at the trailhead. I’m still in the van getting my stuff

Freedom Sailing International

Freedom Sailing International is a non-profit organization based in New Orleans, whose mission is to design, build and operate the first

Colorado: Rocky Mountain National Park

In Colorado, the Rocky Mountain National Park is a hiker’s paradise with over 50 day-hikes and many opportunities for multiple-day backpacking

Access in Vietnam: What to Expect & Travel Tips

I choose to travel to Vietnam on a whim. I wanted to go to Southeast Asia and I had heard

Arizona, Antelope Canyon: Access the Inaccessible

Note: This park states that its indefinitely closed, but this is a great story about a wheelchair hiker hiking a

Horse Riding Ranch in Arizona

Located in northwest Arizona, just 2 1/2 hours from Las Vegas, Stagecoach Trails Guest Ranch is a wheelchair accessible desert

Krankin’ thru China

Krankin’ thru China was established in 2013 by two Americans and their Chinese friend in an effort to enhance physical

Morocco, Africa: Travel and Accessibility

Welcome to Morocco! Only 9 miles from the European coastline, leaving plane or ferry you are instantly in a culture

Japan: Accessible Travel Guide Overview

On my Japan wheelchair travel adventure, I spent most of my time in Tokyo, which is broken up into over

Ecuador: Accessability in South America

Locals have an abundance of Mother Nature’s candy and medicine at their fingertips. For many life is very simple and

Cozumel, Mexico: Adapted Scuba Diving

Peaceful, serene, otherworldly. You know, all those cliche terms people throw around about scuba diving. They are all true and

Québec, Canada Snowmobiling Tour

A snowmobiling holiday tour with Artic Adventure are usually seven days, six nights with four-days of snowmobiling guaranteed in the

Exotic Trip to Cozumel, Mexico to Scuba Dive

As a world-class scuba diving destination, Cozumel, Mexico is an obvious travel destination for divers. However, with its breathtaking beaches,

Alaska: Juneau Adventure by Wheelchair

Having relocated from the east coast to California, we were planning our first holiday and considering options like Hawaii, Vegas,

Alaska: Anchorage and Denali Adventure by Wheelchair

Leaving Juneau After checking out, we decided to get a brunch at our now favorite place in Juneau, Alaska, The Sandpiper

Rafting the Colorado River with a Wheelchair

Kegan Reilly, a 33-year-old rafter and paraplegic, and I lean back-to-back against each other, shivering.  Even with wetsuits, this is

Utah: Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah offers a series of viewpoints of the canyon, some with short walkways that are

Travel in Nepal: Accessibility Review

I had a familiarization tour of Nepal organized by Four Season Travel and Tours of Kathmandu with my wheelchair. There

Amazon and Galapagos Tour in Ecuador

Ecuadorians are a mix of native and Spanish people, in which they call themselves “mestizo.”  The mestizo are a kind

Unexpected Thrills of Ecuador Travel

It was our first day out of Quito and into real Ecuador. We were staying at an accessible hostel on

Israel Travel: Attractions, Tours and Transportation

Millions of tourists visit Israel these days and among them there are a lot of people with limited mobility. The

Prague: Visiting + Touring

(Sponsored Content.) Bezbatour is the only travel agency in the Czech Republic focused on accessible traveling. We offer our services to

Travel Lisbon, Portugal has Accessibility Challenges

I visited Lisbon, the capital of Portugal, with a friend of mine for a few days. Lisbon is possible to

Sicily, Italy Adventure by Wheelchair

Travelling has always been a big part of my life. So it is no wonder, that after leaving the hospital

Surfing Interview: Surfer Christiann Otter Baily

Christiann Otter Baily has a spinal cord injury (L3, L4) from a skateboarding accident in 2006 and does what he

Interview with a Wheelchair Pilot: “I can fly!”

Young, a senior engineer on the L10n team, attended a 6-week flight training program with a full scholarship at the

Washington: Zip-Lining at the Columbia Gorge

As a child, one of my favorite things to do in the whole wide world was to climb trees and

Access to Skydiving Wheelchair-Free

“Can you skydive three people who are paralyzed today?” inquired my friend Charlene Vine to Bill Dause, the owner of

Skydiving in Lodi, California

 Three paraplegics skydive in California! We left our wheelchairs behind and took to the skies. It was an experience

Travel Egypt Tour: Cairo and Alexandria

Among all civilizations and nations, Egypt has always maintained a unique position. Egypt, commonly known as “The Motherland of the

AccessSurf Hawaii

AccessSurf is a non-profit organization in Hawaii that offers therapeutic adaptive aquatic instruction to individuals, families and wounded military personnel.

Tour Ladakh, India with a Wheelchair

Welcome to Ladakh, India! Barren majestic mountains reach out to the sky entwined with prayer flags fluttering in distant monasteries;

China by Wheelchair: Travel Barriers & Possibilities

An image of a wheelchair engraved on a stone dated as early as 5000 years ago was found in China

A Vacation in China: Tips on Accessibility

I would like to share some of my wheelchair experiences while on vacation in China with my wife.  First, let

South Africa Accessible Safari Tour

In South Africa, Epic Enabled offers an exciting 8-day (7 nights) wheelchair accessible safari through Kruger National Park with a

A Swiss Alps Adventure: Accessible Travel Tips

Four parts of the Swiss Alps exist within Switzerland: Schweizer Alpen (German), Alpes suisses (French), Alpi svizzere (Italian) and Alps

Disabled Hunting in the United States of America

I’ve had the opportunity to go on a lot of group hunts all over the United States and become friends with

Thailand Holiday Travel Guide: Wheelchair Tips

I’m a 46-year-old Danish man with spinal cord injury who lives in Thailand for about six months per year. I

Access to Zip-Lining by Yosemite National Park

A light rain was falling. “Most people that do zip-lining are trying to get over their fear of heights” Tamie

Ephesus, Turkey Travel Access Review

This visit was part of a ten day, three-stop, tourist trip to Turkey in April of 2014. I had been

Istanbul, Turkey Accessible Travel (Review #2)

I think Istanbul is must see world destination. The layers of religions, empires, architecture, and beautiful water views, along with

Istanbul, Turkey Accessible Travel (Review #1)

Planning Recently I travelled to Istanbul Turkey for vacation. Before we left I searched the web for information on the

Palm Springs & Palm Desert Travel Guide

Two hours south of Los Angeles and a day trip away from Joshua Tree National Park in the Mojave Desert

Fly a Glider Plane with Hand-Controls

The San Gabriel Mountains in the Mojave Desert of Southern California have nearly perfect conditions for flying a glider plane,

Havana, Cuba Travel Adventure

While there are still restrictions to go anywhere in Cuba, even Havana, it is easier to get there than it

GoAfrica Safaris Tour

(Sponsored Content.) Together we at GoAfrica Safaris have over 30 years experience in tourism and hospitality industry. It has been

Bay Area Association of Disabled Sailors

The Bay Area Association of Disabled Sailors (BAADS) strives to make all aspects of sailing accessible. Located in the San

Adaptive Outdoor Activities in Austria for the Disabled

The name Freizeit-PSO stands for “Freizeit Para Special Outdoor Sports” because we want to approach people that are physically and

Travel New Zealand by Wheelchair

New Zealand is a haven for those seeking peace, rejuvenation, and relaxation as well as a playground for thrill seekers

Go-Karts with Hand-Controls

Experience real head-to-head racing at Pole Position Raceway and discover why indoor karting is the fastest-growing sport in the United

Interview: Disabled Hunter and Outdoorsman

Chad is a hunter and outdoor journalist who has always had a great love for adventure. He knows his boundaries

USA and Canada Accessible Snow Skiing

The following is a growing list of adapted snow skiing companies in both the United States and Canada that make

Egypt Accessible Adapted Scuba Diving

Scuba diving is the best way to experience the underwater world. Someone who is a paraplegic or uses a wheelchair

Iceland: Accessible Travel Tips

When arriving at the Keflavik Airport (about 50 km or 31 mi from Reykjavik) the surroundings may seem like you

Sail the Sea: Ocean Adventures

Have you ever felt like being in a wheelchair was limiting your choice of holidays? Have you ever wanted to

A Look @ Tasmania for Wheelchair Travelers

With its distinction as the world’s most rugged island, Tasmania is not exactly the place you would put first on

No Barriers USA

No Barriers is a registered 501(c) that works to empowers people of all walks of life and abilities to overcome obstacles,

Barbados in the Caribbean: Accessible Review

Barbados has a physical challenge. We’ll call it, “Location, location, location.” It is unique among the Caribbean Islands as a

Vision Impaired Biking Tour in New Zealand

Aoteaoroa / New Zealand was the chosen location for a tandem biking adventure for a group of three blind and vision

South Africa Adventure in My Wheelchair

There is so much to see in this beautiful country.  One summer is surely not enough.  My trip to South

Africa Safari Hunting Tour with a Wheelchair

One of the first things staring me in the face when I found out I was going to Namibia was

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