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Explore our monthly guide to all the exciting events and activities you can do around the country, for February 2023. You can book an Independent Support Worker on Mable to help you plan your outing and they can even attend with you.
All information is correct at the time of writing. Please check with the venue or organiser ahead of time about any requirements you may have.
NOTE: Images are representative and may not be of the actual events mentioned.
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Talks at Perth ZooPerth Zoo, 20 Labouchere Road, South Perth, WA Various times from 9am-5pm, open every day of the year Entry fee starts at $17.30 for children (Companion Card is accepted)
If you have a million questions about sun bears, gibbons, lions or even numbats, Perth Zoo is the place to have them answered. Learn how zookeepers work with bull elephant Putra Mas to keep his mind and body healthy and discover the five principles of orangutan survival. Watch the penguins being fed and meet the mischievous white-cheeked gibbons. Choose your animal and book your talk by calling the zoo. (Accessibility info here.)
Bomber Command Virtual Reality ExperienceThe Aviation Heritage Museum, 2 Bull Creek Drive, Bull Creek, WA 10am-4pm, 7 days $35 per participant
Experience a night-time bombing mission inside a Lancaster Bomber through Virtual Reality. Based on the authentic sound recording of a Lancaster Bomber crew, the experience takes you from when the aircraft leaves England and to the skies above the war fields of Europe during WWII. This attraction is wheelchair accessible. Booking in advance is recommended.
Chocolate Factory TourMelba’s Chocolates & Confectionery, 22 Henry Street, Woodside South, SA 9am-4.30pm, 7 days a week Free entry
Yes! Melba’s is an accessible chocolate factory where you can watch chocolates, lollies and toffees being made while savouring the sweet aromas. Take a self-guided tour, visit the shop to purchase gifts, and sample some free tastings in the production areas. You might also like to enjoy a coffee, tea or hot chocolate in the café.
The Carole King & James Taylor StoryThe Regal Theatre, 275 Kensington Road, Kensington Park, Adelaide, SA Various times, Friday 17th, Saturday 18th, and Sunday 19th February 2023 Adult tickets start at $40.50 (Companion Card is accepted)
An Adelaide Fringe performance, The Carole King & James Taylor Story will send you on a trip down memory lane. If you love the songs Natural Woman, You’ve Got a Friend, and Fire and Rain, you’ll feel right at home in this audience and will find yourself humming the tunes for days or weeks afterwards. Book tickets here. Wheelchair accessible venue.
Vertikal Indoor Snow SportsVertikal Indoor Snow Sports, Unit 2, Building 3, 1 Dairy Rd, Fyshwick, Canberra, ACT Tuesdays 8am-1pm, Wed-Sat 8am-8pm, Sundays 8am-6pm, year round Prices start at $64
At Vertikal Indoor Snow Sports, the mantra is, ‘Where there’s a will to ski, we will find a way to make it happen!’ The team have worked with skiers who have mobility challenges, neurodivergence, and vision and hearing impairments to create experiences that are fun and safe. There’s a sit-ski that accommodates wheelchair users and the facility has accessible parking, bathrooms and ramps, and wide, non-slippery pathways.
Cosentino: A Decade of MagicCanberra Theatre Centre, Civic Square, London Circuit, Canberra, ACT 2.30pm and 7.30pm, Saturday 4th February 2023 Tickets start at $71.55 (Companion Card is accepted)
Join International Magician of the Year, Cosentino, for a 90-minute live show – Decennium – featuring mind-boggling stage illusions, death-defying escapes, and fascinating street magic. Cosentino has entertained more than 500 million people across the world and is sure to captivate his Canberra audience. (Accessibility info here.) Book your tickets ASAP.
Hot Air BallooningGlobal Ballooning, meet at Pullman Melbourne on the Park, 192 Wellington Parade, East Melbourne, Vic Early mornings, must request Easy Access Basket $495 (or $530 with breakfast) per person
For a truly majestic experience on a special occasion, a hot air balloon flight over Melbourne is ideal, and for the first time, it’s been adapted to be accessible. Global Ballooning operates Australia’s first disability-friendly hot air balloon. The basket is built with a door that allows access without climbing over its edge and has specially designed seating and seatbelts.
Ice Bar MelbourneIce Bar Melbourne, The Atrium, Fed Square, Melbourne, Vic Times vary, check when booking Adult entry starts at $39 for a cocktail and use of snow gear (Companion Card is accepted)
Any time of year, when you’re looking for a bit of a wintry experience, Ice Bar Melbourne offers a cool (very cool) place to visit. It’s built from more than 40 tonnes of ice so it feels like you’re in an eskimo’s igloo, especially as the temperature sits at around -10C. Stop by for a luscious cocktail or mocktail and enjoy the unique ambience. Children are also welcome and can enjoy a delicious mocktail. Fully wheelchair accessible.