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The circuit around Floriade’s four-hectare site is approximately 1.6km and contains some gravel pathways and grassed areas.

Please wear sensible footwear and take all necessary precautions to prevent injury to yourself or those in your party.

For visitors with limited mobility there is free parking available adjacent to the Regatta Point Entry (access off Commonwealth Ave). Parking is limited to vehicles displaying an authorised disability parking permit.

Registered guide dogs and companion dogs are allowed into the Floriade grounds with their owners. Documentation for these animals is required upon entry.

Floriade is accessible to wheelchairs, scooters and strollers

Floriade has minimal stairs and some curbs. Display marquees and markets in the Floriade Village are all at ground level and all marquees are fixed with accessible ramps. Accessible toilet facilities are also available throughout the site. Paths are wide enough to accommodate pedestrians, wheelchairs, electric scooters and strollers. Be aware there are some gravel pathways and there may be water on pathways after rain.

A limited number of wheelchairs, electric scooters and strollers are available for hire from the Wheelchair Marquee located inside the Regatta Point entrance.

In 2016 hire fees were:

  • $15 for electric scooters for a maximum period of 3 hours
  • $10 for wheelchairs for a maximum period of 3 hours
  • $5 for walking frames for a maximum period of 3 hours
  • $5 per day for strollers
  • $20 security is required on all hires

Please note these prices are subject to change.

Bookings can be made by phoning the Wheelchair Marquee on 0450 962 245. You will need to provide your name, contact phone number, the number of wheelchairs, electric scooters and/or strollers required and the date and preferred time for the booking. It is possible to hire and book on the day at the Wheelchair Hire Marquee, however priority is given to previous bookings.

Bicycles and tricycles (including hand-propelled tricycles)

In the interest of public safety, all forms of bicycles and tricycles, including hand-propelled tricycles, are not permitted within the grounds of Floriade. Bicycle racks are provided at the Parkes Way and Regatta Point entrances. You must provide your own lock and chain.

Provision can be made for tricycles to be stored at any of the entry gates, however Floriade takes no responsibility for theft or damage.

For your convenience, strollers can be hired for $5 per day from the Wheelchair Hire Marquee located at the Regatta Point entrance.