Wheelchair Accessible South Beach Walking Tour
On this Wheelchair Accessible South Beach Walking Tour , you’ll be spoiled with impressive architecture, landmark buildings and hidden Miami gems. Learn about the history of South Beach’s characters and scandals, as you walk/roll through the vibrant, ocean-side neighborhood escorted by your private, local tour guide. This 3-hour tour also includes some time for souvenir shopping and a stroll along the picturesque, fully accessible beach promenade.
This accessible tour begins by the Art deco Visitor Center where you will be greeted by your private tour guide who is eager to share South Beach with you. Together, you will embark on a memorable approximately 2-mile stroll along the most popular streets of South Beach, unveiling the very best stories and sites of the area. You will start out in the Art Deco which is a historical district peppered with over 800 lovely and unique historic buildings. Stroll down the iconic Ocean Drive, Collins Avenue and Washington Avenue, as you capture beautiful photos and enjoy the fresh Miami Breeze, all while immersing yourself in the past and present South Beach. You’ll also see the mansion where Italian fashion designer Gianni Versace once lived.
Ocean Drive is one of the most cherished highlights of Miami, and you’ll easily see why. It’s a wonderful place for a stroll to admire beautiful sights, old iconic hotels and restaurants, and to enjoy some Miami souvenir shopping. Stop to capture some vacation photos by the Clock Thermometer, a giant structure that says the time, date and degrees. This is a fun way to remember your trip to Miami when you return home!
Make your way down the renowned Lincoln Road, which extends from the Atlantic Ocean to the east and Biscayne Bay to the west on Miami Beach. It attracts over 11 million visitors annually due to its premier shopping, restaurants, nightlife, and architecture. When famed architect Morris Lapidus was asked to redesign Lincoln Road in the 1960s, his distinguished style positioned the road as one of the most luxurious destinations in the city during that time. It has become an iconic pedestrian district, attracting both local and international culture seekers. Your tour guide will share the fascinating history of the area with you as you explore it firsthand.
The Wheelchair Accessible South Beach Walking Tour features:
- Convenient accessible tour routes confirmed to be wheelchair accessible (step and curb free and accessible toilets along the route).
- Accessible walking/rolling tour of the vibrant South Beach in Miami.
- Experience the culture of Miami and its history narrated by your experienced local Miami tour guide.
- Art deco District
- Ocean Drive
- Collins Avenue
- Washington Avenue
- Clock Thermometer
- Versace’s former Mansion
- Beach Promenade
- Lincoln Road
The Wheelchair Accessible South Beach Walking Tour has received a 3 Star Sage Accessibility Rating because it is entirely step-free, and there is no need for transportation on this tour. The route is approximately 2 miles long at a slow pace without any hills. It did not receive a higher rating because the area can get crowded easily which makes navigating in a wheelchair more challenging. Please note, accessible restroom stops will be included along the route.
The tour route is mostly flat and step-free with curb cuts available. Your tour guide will lead you using wheelchair friendly routes.
Tour duration: approximately 3 hours.
Cost: 1-4 people USD 430, 5-8 people USD 450, 9-12 people USD 480, 13-15 people USD 510.
Days of the week the tour is offered: 7 days a week
Meet-up time: Between 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM, 7 days a week.
Meet-up place: Art Deco Visitor Center
Dress code: Weather suitable clothing advised
Entrance tickets: Not needed.
Not included: Snacks/meals and gratuities.
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