About Us

Welcome to Accessible South Africa

The Accessible South Africa website has been created to showcase  accessible tourism in South Africa. We aim to provide comprehensive, transparent information for travellers with disabilities while supporting establishments on the ongoing journey towards universal access.

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South African Disability Statistics

People with Disabilities
Population Percentage
Potential Travellers

What We Do

Accessible South Africa is not a ‘policing’ body on the road to universal access. On the contrary, we aim to empower and uplift differently-abled travellers by providing information on travel experiences. 

By partnering with tourism establishments we intend to promote universal access and create experience-based opportunities for people of all abilities to enjoy facilities provided, and to encourage and support establishments in the ongoing journey towards universal access.

This includes information for travellers who are / have:

Wheelchair
Users

Blind or Partially Sighted

Deaf or Hard of Hearing

Mental Health / Intellectual

Parents
& Babies

The
Elderly

Vision & Mission

Promoting Accessible Tourism

Providing support to tourism facilities on the journey towards universal access.

Empowering Travellers with Disabilities

Extensive information enables travellers to make informed decisions.

Funding Adventures for Children

Annual listing and advertising fees will support the Warrior On Wheels Foundation.

Income Creation for Young Adults with Disabilities

Recruiting young adults with disabilities to represent us across the country.

Statistics on Disability

The World Health Organization estimated that in 2011 there were approximately one billion people with disabilities in the world, that is, 15% of the total population.

In the South African census of the same year, the statistics of people living with disabilities was tabled as 7.5% of the population, totalling 2.8 million people.

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