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Europa Park theme park for disabled visitor, what's it like??

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ruthwxm
ruthwxm Community member Posts: 17 Courageous
Europa Park theme park for someone with walking difficulties but not in wheelchair, anyone been there last few years?
Can you comment whether you were able to get any help e.g. Entering rides via exit, as in other parks?
Their website seems to suggest little if any help for disabled unless in a wheelchair, and even then you just can't go on a whole lot of the rides, including all the coasters
Been there before and loved it, but now Martin is worse, we are a bit daunted by what seems a rather unhelpful attitude

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  • Sam_Alumni
    Sam_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,665 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi @ruthwxm as there has been no feedback here, I would say it would probably be best to speak to the park itself.

    Their contact details are:

    Info & Tickets Hotline: +49 7822 776 688

    Hotel Information & Bookings: +49 7822 860 5679

    Email: info@europapark.de

    And they are on twitter here https://twitter.com/europa_park

    Scope
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  • Liam_Alumni
    Liam_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 1,100 Pioneering
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    Hi @ruthwxm,

    How are you? Were you about to speak to Europa Park about your concerns?
    Liam
  • Leighton
    Leighton Community member Posts: 6 Connected
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    I know the reply is a little late but the German safety regulations don’t allow people who can’t climb stairs to ride roller coaster (just incase of evacuation) 
    Me and my partner are roller coaster enthusiasts (he is in a wheelchair) a few theme parks that are fully wheelchair accessible are Liseberg in Gothenburg, Kolmården Zoo in Norrköping, Gronalund in Stockholm.
    Djurs Sommerland in Nimtofte, Denmark (pretty much all of Scandinavia a wheelchair user can access and use all the rides)
  • Pippa_Alumni
    Pippa_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 5,790 Disability Gamechanger
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    Welcome to the community, @Leighton! Thanks for sharing this with us- I'm sure your recommendations will be really helpful for others. 
  • Leighton
    Leighton Community member Posts: 6 Connected
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    If any members need any disability access advice on any of the UK and most of the European Theme Parks, let me know and I’m sure I can give you some info :) 
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