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Handicapped-accessible Tours

These tours are designed with handicapped travelers needs in mind. Please check directly with the tour company to see if your needs will be met. For those of you who need an attendant, some of these companies will provide this as an extra service.

Bill Dvorak Expeditions
17921-B,US Highway 285
Nathrop, Co 81236, USA

In addition to expeditions for the able bodied, since 1969 Dvorak's has provided canoe and kayak experiences for adventurers with many types of physical disability. Experience the thrill of the rivers in Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah and more.

Destination World
Destination World is the U.S. Representative for Jim's Specialized Aussie Transport & Tours (see below.)
P.O. Box 1077
Santa Barbara, Ca 93102

Flying Wheels Travel Service
143 W. Bridge
P.O. Box 382
Owatonna, Maine 55060

Flying Wheels has specialized in disabled travel since 1970. Escorted tours are offered to international destinations, along with customized individual travel arrangements if desired. Trips include a 16 day touring excursion to Australia offered for early 1996 and a 12 day tour of Israel in late April, 1996.

Jim's Specialized Aussie Transport & Tours
17-314 Hoxton Park Road
Miller, NSW
011 61 2 958-8379
011 61 2 607-8188

Australian touring adventures for the disabled. RN's, EN's and AIN's are supplied; most drivers are ex-ambulance drivers. Jim's also accommodates travelers who want to devise their own itinerary and will attempt to put it on their schedule.

Kenai King Drifters
P.O. Box 916
Otter Lane
Kasilof, AK 99610

Kenai King Drifters is an Alaskan drift boat guide service. Enjoy great fishing and drift boat sightseeing trips on the Kasilov River and Kenai River; enjoy a stay at KKD's rustic lakeside camp. Adaptive fishing equipment is supplied for disabled fishermen.

Wilderness Inquiry
1313 Fifth Street, S.E., Suite 327
Minneapolis, MN 55414

Since 1978 Wilderness Inquiry has served over 25,000 people of all abilities on trips throughout North America, Europe, and Australia. Non-profit WI provides outdoor experiences that combine people with and without disabilities from diverse backgrounds. Owing to the nature of the trips, manual wheelchairs usually work best. With regard to the hearing-impaired, WI makes every effort to provide sign language interpreters on trips where needed. Other disabilities are accommodated if possible. Trips include a canoe trip on Maine's Moose River, Grand Canyon rafting adventure, and Queen Charlotte Islands Kayak.

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