Accessible Accommodation Cairns –Spinal Life Healthy Living Centre (
The Spinal Life Healthy Living Centre situated on the Cairns Esplanade offers fully accessible accommodation designed to support people with spinal cord damage AND other physical disabilities.
Accessible Accommodation in Cairns that caters to all physical disabilities!
There are five 2 bedroom apartments. Each of the self-contained units is wheelchair accessible and features a Hi-Lo bed, bedroom ceiling hoist, choice of left or right transfer to toilets, height adjustable kitchen benches, cupboards and bathroom vanity. Window blinds, lights and electronics are easily controlled via an iPad for your ease.
This is the two-bedroom apartment which features:
In bedroom 1 there is 1 x king bed- 2 single beds that can be combined to a king or keep separate. 1 bed is a hi-lo bed, the other is a companion bed.
In bedroom 2: there is a double bed.
The lounge has 1 x 2 seat sofa
Click HERE for the One-bedroom option.
The Spinal Life Healthy Living Centre also has a range of specialist support services available to guests during their stay including therapy (occupational therapy, physiotherapy, exercise physiology), personal support, accessible gym with specialised HUR equipment and hydrotherapy pool. A café is also available at the premises.
There are a variety of accommodation packages available including respite, transitional, short-term and holiday accommodation.
1.6 km to Cairns Hospital
Activities In this 2 Bedroom Accessible Accommodation Cairns:
Hydrotherapy pool and Specialised Gym access for a fee.
Personal Support workers can also be arranged for a fee.
Allied Health –
The Spinal Life Healthy Living Centre has available to guests a range of specialist therapy (by appointment) and supports during their stay including occupational therapy, physiotherapy, exercise physiology and personal support.
The fully accessible Active Gym at the Centre features specialised, state-of-the-art HUR equipment along with a Hydrotherapy pool (by appointment only) to ensure your health and wellbeing is taken care of during your stay.
Activities Around The Property:
Other Activities around the property include:
Cairns Yacht Club Offers their “sailability” program two afternoons a week.
This is a great opportunity to introduce people to sailing in a safe environment. Family and friends are welcome to see the action from the club’s patrol boat. Click HERE for more information.
Great Barrier Reef –
The Great Barrier Reef can be accessed from Port Douglas with Quicksilver and the Quicksilver VIII platform and Quicksilver VIII catamaran. The platform is equipped with a lift into the water. The catamaran is roll-on roll-off with level decking at both Port Douglas and the Outer Reef Platform. This is a full day with a 9:00 am departure and 5:00 pm return to Port Douglas. Click HERE for more information.
Bungee Jumping –
AJ Hackett operates a facility 20 minutes north of Cairns. They welcome people with a disability. This unique facility has an accessible observation deck right under the bungee tower that allows non-participating friends and family to observe. Click HERE for more information.
Kuranda Scenic Railway/Skyrail –
Kuranda Scenic Railway and Skyrail can be done as a combination or as individual return journeys. Both of these options are a full day excursion to make the most of the trips and to take some time to enjoy Kuranda Village. The trip can be done as a self-drive option to Freshwater Station or Tropic Wings offer an accessible combination package with hotel pickup. Click HERE for more information.
Atherton Tablelands –
The Atherton Tablelands adds another dimension to a visit to Cairns. A suggested day trip could include taking the Gillies highway with a brief stop at Heales Lookout, on to the Lake Barrine Teahouse. Highlights include the Curtain Fig, Millaa Millaa Falls Zillie Falls and Manu Rainforest Canopy Walkway, returning to Cairns via Innisfail.
Cultural Experience – Tjapukai is an indigenous cultural experience. To maximize the visit a half-day is required, either starting at 9:00 am or 2:00 pm. Click HERE for more information.
Crocodile Adventures –
Located 40 minutes north of Cairns is Hartleys Crocodile adventures. This accessible crocodile farm includes an accessible boat tour and crocodile feeding.
professional appointments are available on site. Click HERE for more information.
Suitable For Events
The Centre features two fully accessible meeting rooms available for hire for community activities and events. The rooms include a projector, screen and kitchenette and can be combined for larger events.
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