Recreation

Cadbury World

Address: 280 Cumberland Street, Dunedin

Website: www.cadburyworld.co.nz (external link)

Phone: 0800 223 287

Entry:  Accessible entry 

Toilets: Within Cadbury World there are accessible toilets.

Accessibility: Although there is not an assigned accessible car park outside the facility, there are often many spare parks within close range. 

Participation:  Cadbury World provides one tour that is accessible for wheelchair users.  The Visitor Centre Tour provides a historic overview of Cadbury and includes a well set out space with many static images.

Dunedin Chinese Garden

Address: Corner of Rattray & Cumberland Streets, Dunedin

Websitewww.dunedinchinesegarden.com (external link)

Phone: (03) 477 3248

The Dunedin  Chinese Garden is currently the only authentic Chinese Garden in New Zealand. 

Entry: It offers an entry that is accessible by use of a ramp. 

Toilet: There is an accessible toilet on site. 

Accessibility: There are some stairs throughout the Chinese Garden, limiting wheelchair access to some parts of the garden. 

Participation: There is an onsite tea house which is accessible and provides authentic Chinese tea and finger food.

 

 

Forsyth Barr Stadium

Address: 130 Anzac Avenue, Dunedin (external link)

Websitewww.forsythbarrstadium.co.nz (external link)

Phone: 0800 24 64 24

The Forsyth Barr Stadium is the largest indoor events arena in New Zealand.

Entry:  The venue is accessible as well as plenty of accessible car parks allocated throughout the car park.

Toilets: There are well located accessible toilets throughout the stadium.  

Accessibility: There is lift access to all levels of the stadium and plenty of seating around the stadium for wheelchair users and accompanying guests. 

Participation: Prior contact will ensure an enjoyable experience and assistance if required.  Although this is a covered stadium it can still be windy, so warm clothes may be needed.

 

 

Moana Pool

Address: Littlebourne Road, Roslyn, Dunedin

Website: www.dunedin.govt.nz/facilities/swimming-pools/moana-pool (external link)

Phone: (03) 471 9780

Moana Pool is an indoor heated pool which provides a range of swimming areas. 

Entry: There are two accessible car parks at the entrance to the pool and easy access through automatic doors. 

Toilets:  Accessible toilets 

Accessibility: Lift access is located in the corriedor leading to the leisure pool.  Two wheelchair accessible family changing rooms.

Participation:  Two water wheelchairs available for use, enquire at reception.  As well as an onsite hoist available.

 

New Zealand Sports Hall of Fame

Address: Anzac Avenue, Dunedin

Website: www.nzhalloffame.co.nz (external link)

Phone: (03) 477 7775

The New Zealand Sports Hall of Fame showcases the achievements of New Zealand's greatest sports heros.  Housed upstairs in the historic Railway Station it is accessible for wheelchair users.   

Entry: There are two disability car parks and a wide ramp at the entrance.  A lift in the foyer takes you up to the hall. 

Toilets:  There are accessible toilets on the ground floor and in the hall. 

Accessibility:  While the reception desk is higher than recommended for wheelchair users, the corridors are wide and enable good access to the displays. 

Participation: Some displays have minimum width for front viewing.  There is an onsite cafe located on the ground floor.  

Speight's Ale House

Address: 200 Rattray Street, Dunedin

Websitewww.thealehouse.co.nz (external link)

Phone: (03) 471 9050

The Speight's Ale House offers award winning tours which can be individualised to suit your needs. 

Entry: Access to the Speight's Ale House may require assistance from a friend or through prior arrangement from the friendly staff.  

Toilet: There is an accessible toilet on the first floor of the brewery. 

Accessibility:  A lift is used to access different areas of the brewery allowing wheelchair users to acces two thirds of the building.

Participation: Onsite there is  a souvenir shop and The Speight's Ale House restaurant.

 

Taieri Gorge Railway

Address: Anzac Avenue, Dunedin

Websitewww.taieri.co.nz (external link)

Phone: (03) 477 4449

The Taieri Gorge Railway runs train tours that are accessible for wheelchair users.  Advance notification of booking is required to enable an accessible carriage to be made available.  Staff members are on hand for assistance onto the train.