Mobility transport & scooter hire

Find out about mobility parking, accessible travel options, discounts, and how to hire a mobility scooter if coming into the city or visiting a venue.

Transport discount

The Total Mobility scheme provides subsidised door-to-door transport services for people who have a permanent disability and cannot use public transport. It is run by the Greater Wellington Regional Council.

To find out if you're eligible, contact the Greater Wellington Total Mobility team

Phone 04 802 0354
Freephone 0800 801 700
Email info@metlink.org.nz
Website Total Mobility Scheme - Greater Wellington Regional Council

City mobility fleet

You can get around Wellington with ease using a free beach wheelchair or City Mobility Scooter to explore the central city and waterfront.

A girl sits in the beach wheelchair at Oriental Bay.

Beach wheelchair

We’ve got a beach wheelchair available for use and you can borrow it for a full day from Freyberg pool, 139 Oriental Parade. It's free of charge, and you can use it to travel on the sand and in the water at Oriental Bay.

You’ll need to show ID, and it’s best to book ahead of time. Phone 04 801 4530 for more information or to book.

Free mobility scooter hire

City Mobility is a Wellington City Council and TSB Bank project providing free mobility scooters to help people get around and enjoy Wellington city.

The scooters are safe and easy to use. Trained staff will show you how. The scooters are available to anyone aged 18 years or over who has limited mobility, from wheelchair users to the elderly. You're even eligible with a broken leg.

 

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Accessible Wellington Map (1.2MB PDF)

 

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Text version (587KB RTF)

Bookings

Scooter hire is free. No payment is required, you just need to show some form of ID. You can book a scooter for up to 4 hours. Advance bookings are recommended.

Check out our Accessible Wellington Map to find your nearest location.

Scooter locations

Mobility Parking

For details on how to obtain a permit, times and locations for mobility parking, see Mobility Parking.