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Viewing entries posted in August 2016

Townsville Whale Watching’s over-whale-ming achievement!

30 August 2016 | 0 Comments

Affordable Yacht Charters (AYC) have achieved Ecotourism Certification for Townsville Whale Watching (TWW) and their outstanding commitment to marine tourism in the Palm Islands.

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Kangaroo Island Ocean Safari is Ecotourism certified!

30 August 2016 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Kangaroo Island Ocean Safari for achieving Ecotourism certification!

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From exploration to ecotourism: Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary’s founder joins Hall of Fame

24 August 2016 | 0 Comments

The man who transformed a 610 square kilometre grazing property and uranium exploration field in South Australia into a world class ecotourism attraction has joined the Australian Prospectors & Miners’ Hall of Fame.

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Keeping the Whitsundays a safe haven: Whitehaven Adventures now Advanced Ecotourism certified

23 August 2016 | 0 Comments

Overnight sailing tour Whitehaven Adventures has achieved our highest ECO certification - Advanced Ecotourism - for their commitment to nature conservation and interpretation in the Whitsunday Islands.

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Mungalla Aboriginal Tours awarded Nature Tourism and Respecting Our Culture certification

22 August 2016 | 0 Comments

On lands occupied by the Nywaigi Aboriginal people for more than 45,000 years, Mungalla Aboriginal Tours shares the history of the area around Ingham, Tropical North Queensland from pre-contact days through to the recent return of the land to the traditional owners. Tours showcase Mungalla Station’s mixed Aboriginal, South Sea Islander and European heritage, providing modern insights into Indigenous culture through powerful, tragic and inspiring stories.

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Congratulations to Par Avion for achieving ROC Certification!

19 August 2016 | 0 Comments

Par Avion is no stranger to ecotourism, having earned its Nature Certification more than four years ago. It operates breathtaking scenic tours throughout eastern, southern and western Tasmania where visitors are offered an exclusive birds-eye-view of the radical Tasmanian landscape.

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Kids and koalas to benefit from Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary’s latest conservation efforts!

18 August 2016 | 0 Comments

On 8th August, Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary launched a new Kids on Conservation Trail, designed to educate kids about some of Australia’s endangered wildlife. This interactive experience aims to enhance young visitors’ knowledge of bilbies, brush-tailed rock wallabies, the Kroombit tinker frog and other species while exposing them to the Sanctuary’s conservation programs.

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Mandigalbay Yidinji Eco Cultural Tours now Nature and ROC certified!

18 August 2016 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Mandigalbay Yidinji Eco Cultural Tours (MYECT) in achieving Nature and Respecting our Culture (ROC) Certifications!

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EcoTreasures cleans up critical habitat for little penguins

17 August 2016 | 0 Comments

EcoTreasures is helping to clean up critical penguin habitat in the Sydney Harbour catchment area by removing plastic from the beach. Since 2014 the Sydney-based tour company has incorporated voluntary marine debris clean-ups into their Manly Coastal Walks, helping keep plastic and other materials out of an environment that is important for threatened populations of little penguins.

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