Last Updated: 8/8/19
Wheelie Campers is one of the few campervan hire companies in the country that allows those mobility impaired to go on a scenic Aussie adventure.
About Wheelie Campers
Wheelie Campers opens up some of Australia’s finest landscapes to those who are mobility-challenged adventurers. The company claims to offer the first self-drive wheelchair accessible campervans in the country. Their well-customized campervans are built with the help of leading wheelchair conversion experts. Pickups of campervans can be done at their main branch in Biggera Waters in Gold Coast or can be delivered right at your doorstep nationwide. They may even drive you to your relatives or provide a driver―whatever that fits your preferences. The Wheelie Campers drivers are professionals that are meant to assist you with your needs. All of these unique features are done by the company because they know and understand that each rental is special.
Wheelie Campers supplies campervans that cater to up to 5 passengers, plus a driver and a wheelchair. These are 2 berths but can seat more for as long as the extra passengers are willing to sleep in a ground tent. Based on a manual transmission, these campervans are all converted to comfortably accommodate travellers who need assistance while exploring some picturesque spots. The Mercedes long wheel based vehicles are highly maintained to comply with those wheelchair accessible vehicles. Furnished with 240v, the campervans allows you to charge the system through the engine, main inlet, and an external power source.
First and foremost, these campervans are all wheelchair accessible so that it can allow traveller with mobility problems seat and travel comfortably at the front area. The front passenger seat easily rotates so there's no need to go outside if you want to enter the living area. After a long and worthwhile day, 2 people can relax in the integrated double bed inside the campervan while extra passengers can sleep in the provided 8-man tent. The interior kitchen is loaded with a sink, fridge/freezer, microwave, toaster, hotplate, kettle, saucepans, and cutlery. Uniquely, each campervan comes with a toilet and smart TV, plus a side awning, five camp chairs, and a camp table. h
All Wheelie Campers have a range of insurance options. The company has mandatory third- party insurance at AU$59 daily with a corresponding deposit/ excess of AU$5,000. With an additional of AU$129.00 reduces the deposit/ excess into AU$1000. And if you avail of the fully comprehensive insurance with no deposit, you need to pay AU$450 per day.
Wheelie Campers holds are an attractive reputation to those who are mobility impaired. Their fleet of campervans has a wheelchair-based front passenger seat and easy lowering bed system for their convenience. They have drop-off and pick up from major cities in the country, including Cairns, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Perth, Darwin, and more. Not only that, they may accommodate requests of special delivery of campervans. The custom dropoff location is such a nice feature for travellers with special needs. One thing to note if you're renting a unit from them is that your campervan may act as a moving endorsement―all models are splashed out with bright colors and company logo and designs, giving more stares while venturing the road.
Wheelie Campers, from the name itself, is armed with a fleet of wheelchair accessible campervans that can be delivered right at your doorstep.