Useful Tips and Links

Your toolbox of goodies - check out more magic throughout New Zealand recommended by the Makingtrax team.

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Hiking trail App - Accessibel

The Accessible platform has been co-created by The Halberg Foundation, the Department of Conservation and Sensibel. This partnership was formed to develop a practical approach to capture detail about our walkways, cycleways and waterways to enable people across the full spectrum of ability to access nature. This App is an amazing tool to find accessible tracks & trails throughout New Zealand. Also lets grow this amazing tool, download the app and upload your favorite trail so others can experience it too! 

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Easy walks North Island

Map of easy North Island walks & rolls

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Easy walks South Island

Map of easy South Island walks & rolls

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Snowsports NZ

All you need to know to get involved with adaptive skiing & snowboarding is available at the Snowsports New Zealand website. For travelers coming into New Zealand for a winter holiday, there are many different options, feel free to contact us or directly go to the links below. An adaptive snow sports week is held in Queenstown every season if you wanted to enjoy a big event, or for enjoying your own experience there is some amazing volunteer programs available.

Snowsports website

Adaptive snowsports festival

Travel blog - Grab your wheels

Kimberly Graham, a passionate travel blogger writes about her traveling with her family, including her boy Finlay whom has Athetoid Cerebral Palsy. A fantastic tool to learn of more travel ideas and inclusive information.

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Adaptive mountain biking organization - #AdaptMTB

Ever wanted to be a mountain biker? AdaptMTB is an organisation that provides opportunities and events, creating a community of like minded individuals who wants to experience the freedom that mountain biking can offer.

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Accessible beaches & wheelchairs

A fantastic tool by Kimberley Graham from Grab your wheels. A map of all accessible beaches and where to find and hire beach wheelchairs.

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Handcycling NZ - Facebook group

A great resource to see where tracks and trails are available

Facebook page

Accessible travel fourm NZ - Facebook group

Great resource to ask questions and discover more travel possibilities. Private group

Facebook group