South Africa Wheelchair Friendly Directory presents a selection of wheelchair friendly accommodation in South Africa. Hotels, guest houses, bed and breakfasts and self catering establishments which have been equipped for wheelchair-bound holidaymakers (as claimed by the establishments). Please double check with the establishment of your choice that your needs will be accommodated.

Disclaimer / Guest Responsibilities
Remember, planning ahead can make the difference to a successful holiday or one filled with frustration. Please contact the establishment prior to arrival and make sure that all of your requirements will be met.

Wheelchair / Disabled Friendly Accommodation

The establishments listed in this section have indicated that they have at least one guest room which has been equipped for the wheelchair-bound holidaymaker. This should include:

  • Ramp access to the building.
  • Ground floor room or lift to the floor on which the room is located.
  • The door to the room should be large enough to accommodate a wheelchair.
  • Enough space around furniture.
  • Facilities in arm's reach i.e. airconditioner controls, blind cords, television, etc.
  • The bathroom should be large enough for a wheelchair and should be properly equipped with the appropriate handles and bars.
  • If meals are served, the dining room should have wheelchair access.

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Western Cape

 Pictured: Nova Constantia Boutique Residence in Constantia
Affixed to the tip of Africa as it is, the Western Cape lies bordered by two oceans - the Indian Ocean to the south and the Atlantic to the west - which goes a long way to clarify its allure. The wild Cape Agulhas coast, the extraordinary m...

Garden Route

 Pictured: Turbine Hotel & Spa in Knysna
Mountains crowd close to a shoreline dotted with beaches and bays, and vividly coloured wild flowers delight the eye. Between Heidelberg and Storms River, the Garden Route runs parallel to a coastline featuring lakes, mountains, tall indige...

Eastern Cape

 Pictured: Jeffreys Bay Luxury Apartments in Jeffreys Bay
Alternating between sweeping sand, river mouths, rocks and covers, the coastline is a paradise for water sports enthusiasts. Among them, surfers ride the perfect waves, anglers reel in king-size catches, and board sailors revel in the chall...

KwaZulu Natal

 Pictured: The Riverside Hotel & Spa in Durban
Throughout the year, holiday-makers flock to their favourite KwaZula Natal coastal haunts to cultivate a tan, ride the waves, eat, drink and generally have fun. Besides the sweeping beaches and calm lagoons where surfing, snorkelling, fishi...


 Pictured: Duke and Duchess Boutique Hotel in Pretoria
There is more to Gauteng than the art of business and money-making. The Johannesburg Metro and the City of Pretoria - the two major cities in Gauteng - are diametrically opposed, and Pretoria provides a more laid-back, gentrified alternativ...


 Pictured: Rissington Inn in Hazyview
The entire Mpumalanga area offers exceptional opportunities for bird-watching, hiking, horse-riding and fishing. Streams once panned for gold have become the haunts of eager anglers and lazy trout. Steeped in the history of pioneers, hunter...


 Pictured: Bushveld Terrace Hotel on Kruger in Phalaborwa
Limpopo celebrates a rich cultural heritage and at many archaeological sites the mysteries of the past are still being discovered. Historians reveal that the first black Africans moved across the great Limpopo before 300 AD. The Voortrekker...

North West Province

 Pictured: Tuscany Boutique Hotel in Vryburg
The crater of a long extinct volcano is the setting of Pilanesberg National Park - a fascinating alkaline complex produced by volcanic action some 1 300 million years ago. Pilanesberg is one of the largest volcanic complexes of its kind in ...

Free State

 Pictured: Mont d'Or Hotel in Clarens
No visit to the Free State is complete without following the renowned Highlands Route. Starting at Harrismith and ending at Zastron, the route is particularly notable for the Golden Gate National Park, beautiful mountain scenery and charmin...

Northern Cape

 Pictured: Desert Palace Hotel & Casino Resort in Upington
In addition to the fabulous diamonds discovered which catapulted the city of Kimberley to fame and fortune, and changed the course of history, a rich bounty of alluvial diamonds is mined off the west coast. The wild and lonely western coast...

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Wheelchair Friendly Things To Do

From a 'Behind the Scenes' Tour at SANCCOB in Cape Town to Dinner Theatre at The Performer in Pretoria, can confirm that all things to do in the Category "Wheelchair Friendly" have been personally contacted and have confirmed that they are in fact wheelchair accessible.

Behind the Scenes Tour at SANCCOB

Where to stay? Bloubergstrand, Cape Town
The Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds, SANCCOB is a non-profit sea bird rehabilitation centre based in Cape Town. SANCCOB aims ...

Port Alfred River Cruise

Where to stay? Port Alfred, Sunshine Coast
Our cruises leave from the Small Boat Harbour in Port Alfred, taking you up the scenic Kowie River. Our cruise trips are one and a half hours in duration and ...

See Things To Do in South Africa where you can view wheelchair friendly activities in each province. All have been verified to be wheelchair accessible, but please confirm before arrival.

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South Africa accommodation equipped for wheelchair-bound holidaymakers

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