Fun Places that are Wheelchair Accessible in Singapore
Fun places that are wheelchair accessible in Singapore
Wheelchair accessibility at local spots and tourist attractions accommodate for wheelchair users and their caregivers. Read on for 7 handicap friendly attractions and options for wheelchair rental and transportation.
What is “wheelchair accessible”?
A space can be described as “wheelchair accessible” when the wheelchair user is able to stay seated in their wheelchair at all times. In vehicles, the wheelchair must be secured while the vehicle is moving.
Wheelchair accessible places in Singapore
Whether rediscovering a local spot or playing tourist in your own country, there is no shortage of fun things to do in Singapore.
Here are 5 attractions that are wheelchair accessible and handicap friendly to visit on your next outing.
Loved by both locals and tourists alike, Gardens by the Bay is an attraction that accommodates for wheelchair users. A wheelchair-accessible shuttle service is free for wheelchair users and connects guests from Bayfront Plaza to the Flower Dome and Cloud Forest conservatories.
Wheelchair rentals are available at the Arrival Gift Shop for $2 per day and shuttle service is free for any passenger using a wheelchair. The Cloud Forest, Floral Fantasy and Flower Dome have wheelchair accessible walkways and ramps connecting various levels of the conservatories.
Not only does the National Gallery Singapore boasts the world’s largest public collection of Singapore and Southeast Asian modern art, its exhibition spaces are also designed to welcome manual and motorised wheelchairs.
Wheelchair users can easily move through the gallery spaces and all floors are accessible via lifts. Wheelchairs are available to loan for free on a first-come-first-serve basis at the Visitor Services Counters located at the Coleman Street Entrance, Padang Entrance and Level B1.
Wheelchair-friendly features at the S.E.A Aquarium include barrier-free accessibility and wheelchair friendly routes in the entire Aquarium.
Wheelchairs rentals are available at Guest Services Counter 2 for a flat fee of SGD15 per day.
The ArtScience Museum is dedicated to ensuring accessibility for all guests. All walkthrough spaces in the galleries are at least 1.2m wide and each floor is accessible via lift. There are also automated doors and wheelchair accessible toilets on every floor.
Manual wheelchairs are available free-of-charge upon request at the level 1 Visitor Experience Information Counter.
As a commitment to ensuring all visitors can access and enjoy the museum, the National Museum has a number of design considerations that make it wheelchair friendly. All facilities in the museums are wheelchair friendly and access-friendly drop-off points are indicated.
Manual wheelchairs are available on a first-come-first-serve basis for free at the Visitor Services counter.
Committed to being accessible and inclusive, the entire Science Centre is accessible by lift. Specially designed toilet cubicles with automated doors make for a pleasant visit.
Non-motorised wheelchairs are complimentary and available on a first-come-first-serve basis at the Visitor Services Centre.
The 4 Wildlife Reserves Parks include the:
The parks are fully wheelchair accessible and offer complimentary wheelchair rentals at the reception counter by the park entrance.
Special slots for wheelchair users are available on the trams. Ramps and allocated viewing areas at performance venues and exhibits for guests in wheelchairs are also available.
Short-term wheelchair rentals
Have a medical appointment coming up? Or planning a wheelchair and handicap friendly outing? Let our short-term wheelchair rentals make your trip a smooth one!
Medical Assistance4u has two types of wheelchairs that cater to specific needs of both the elderly and the injured.
For elderly with mobility difficulties, the Steel Reclining Wheelchair is functional without compromising on stabilty, safety and comfort.
Some functions include:
- Removable headrest
- Reclining backrest with assisted brake
- Detachable armrest
- Detachable/adjustable footrest
- Seatbelt for additional security
- Self brake
- Foldable and compact
Our Lightweight Wheelchair is perfect for those nursing accidental injuries. Its lighter frame makes it convenient to use. When needed, the user or caretaker can also fold it up and fit into the back of cars.
In addition to the range of wheelchair friendly transport options available, MedicalAssistance 4u provides wheelchair bus transportation with JIA XIN and JIA AN, elderly-oriented and wheelchair friendly minibuses.
Book a trip with us and enjoy easy wheelchair and handicap friendly travelling!
At Medical Assistance4u
Our team of medically trained staff at Medical Assistance4u can provide you with consultation services to assist you in finding the mobility assistive device you need and the most suitable wheelchair transportation service for your loved ones.