Wildlife Retreat at Taronga

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The Wildlife Retreat at Taronga on Cammeraigal country is an elegant Australian eco-retreat nestled within Taronga Zoo, overlooking magnificent Sydney Harbour. Revel in the natural beauty of the…

The Wildlife Retreat at Taronga on Cammeraigal country is an elegant Australian eco-retreat nestled within Taronga Zoo, overlooking magnificent Sydney Harbour.

Revel in the natural beauty of the bush land, and step into a lush sanctuary where koalas and echidnas roam, and platypus swim. Join a guided tour with their passionate keepers, immerse yourself in their stories and encounter a close and emotional connection with the animals.

Actively welcomes people with access needs.
Allow space around toilet for a wheelchair (A space of at least 900mm width beside the toilet pan and 1200mm clearance in front of the toilet pan is required)

Caters for people who use a wheelchair.

Have a lever handle on bathroom door
Have a lever handle on the door (easier to use)
Have a shower curtain (no door)
Have a step free main entrance to the building and/or reception area (includes ramps or slopes with a maximum gradient of 1:14, otherwise are too steep for wheelchairs)
Have a wheelchair accessible bathroom (Entrance to bathroom must have step free greater than 5mm or a doorway threshold ramp not exceeding 1:8 for 450mm. Bathrooms dimensions must be no less than 2000mm X 2500mm. Have a hobless (step free) shower recess.
Have a wheelchair accessible toilet / shower and change room
Have an accessible public toilet which is unlocked
Have at least one wheelchair accessible parking space with wheelchair accessible signage clearly displayed (International standards are 3200mm wide x 2500 mm high)
Have doorways which are easy to open and have lever handles (doorways 850mm or wider when open and not heavy)
Have grabrails in shower recess (can be removable and height adjustable)
Have lifts with enough space for people using a mobility aid to enter and turn around to use the lift buttons. Buttons are at accessible height.
Have step free access to restaurant, lounge and bar
Have step free access to room (Entrance to the room wheelchair accessible with step free greater than 5mm or has a doorway threshold ramp not exceeding 1:8 for 450mm length)
Have step free access to the conference or function room
Have step free outdoor pathways (includes picnic areas, barbecues and shelters)
Offer a range of contact methods for receiving complaints
Offer multiple options for booking - web, email, phone
Provide a choice of wheelchair accessible accommodation rooms (Guest may wish to know if you have a choice of wheelchair accessible rooms, such as single room / studio apartment / apartment / cottage / quality / views, etc. Wheelchairs require a 1600mm x
Provide grabrails provided adjacent to the toilet
Train your staff in disability awareness

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