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 Natural History 2

NATURE GUIDE/ GROUPS COORDINATOR - NORTH STAR HOLIDAY RESORT 

We are on the lookout for a very special person who can add to the experience, enjoyment, and fulfilment of our guests and visitors. Join our team to further the exacting standards in ethical travel, style and ethos which are highly regarded as uniquely North Star. Nature guides are wanted for school, tourist, and special interest groups. Are you an experienced guide, a skilled graduate with special interests, active with a life interest in nature, or a local expert? Do you have Ecotourism guiding accreditation or equivalent? We welcome your enquiry.

This is a maternity leave position with the possibility of extension. Immediate start for the right candidate. Please email your CV and cover letter to Lisa Collier at lisa@northstar.com.au To find out more about the recently refurbished Centre Marine Discovery Centre and the services we offer, visit www.marinediscovery.com.au 

Click here for further information.


Yellow and black Detour Adventures logo with Bathurst written in bold at the end

FOR SALE - DETOUR ADVENTURES (Wiradjuri Country/Bathurst, NSW)

For sale is the Detour Adventures Mast Head including trading name, FB & IG social pages, TripAdvisor page and associated IP.

We’ve recently sold our bus tour charter business and now it’s time for Detour Adventures to go so we can travel around Australia ourselves, as tourists for a while.

If you have an adventure based business anywhere in Australia or want to start one, buying our established masthead and owning the exclusive rights to Detour Adventures IP may be a great boost for you.

We established Detour Adventures in 2013 and have held Advanced Ecotourism Australia accreditation continuously since. We currently operate well established professional 4WD adventures and special tours on set routes within the Bathurst and Blue Mountains area. Featured on Sydney Weekender and recently won the 2021 Excellence in Tourism award at the Bathurst Business awards, among other awards over the years.

Detour Adventures is a great brand that could be re-located anywhere, to any adventures business and in multiple locations. This brand has great franchise potential.

If you intend operating in our current area as a 4WD business, we will provide route and ethics training, key contact introductions including a welcome to the local Wiradyuri Aboriginal Elders that we work closely with. Income details etc can be provided for this purpose, otherwise, the sale consists of masthead and associated abovementioned details only.

Check out our social pages, Google reviews and TripAdvisor to see how owning Detour Adventures could fast track your adventure business dreams.

Detour Adventures is immediately available. www.DetourAdventures.com.au

Sale includes:

  • Detour Adventures trading name
  • Detour Adventures Website
  • Client Database and key contacts
  • Ecotourism Australia Advanced Ecotourism Certification
  • Facebook and Instagram pages
  • Detour Adventures Trip Advisor & Google Pages
Sale Price: Expressions of Interest welcome (open to negotiation)

A) Detour Adventures Masthead & all IP mentioned above
B) The above plus local tour base income source
C) All the above plus fully equipped Land Cruiser vehicle

Additional Equipment: Toyota Landcruiser as pictured in Social pages is available by separate negotiation. Contact us for specs and equipment if interested.

Contact
Ian Redpath: 0419 777 950
www.DetourAdventures.com.au | tours@detouradventures.com.au


East Gippsladn VIC coast

SENIOR TOURISM OFFICER - EAST GIPPSLAND SHIRE COUNCIL

Take a key role in a growing, nature-based tourism destination in a unique and picturesque corner of Victoria.

East Gippsland Shire Council is seeking an experienced tourism development expert to support, grow and advocate for the tourism industry in East Gippsland. Based in Bairnsdale, the Senior Tourism Officer will be employed on a full-time, ongoing basis.

Advocate for East Gippsland local tourism businesses and engage with all key tourism peak bodies at a regional and state government level on future development projects. Implement strategic economic development initiatives and support the promoting of East Gippsland through marketing campaigns. Assist to strengthen existing product offerings and attract investment for new tourism ventures to the area, with a focus on building a sustainable tourism industry.

Role Highlights:

  • Join a fantastic local government team and contribute to the growth of East Gippsland's tourism industry.
  • A stunning region to live and play in - beaches, lakes and mountains right at your fingertips!
  • Great superannuation, and 4 weeks annual leave each year.
  • Full time, ongoing position, with a monthly ADO available, flexible work arrangements available.

Key Selection Criteria:

  • Tertiary qualification or extensive demonstrated in the field of tourism, business development, marketing or related discipline.
  • Proven experience in stakeholder engagement and communication.
  • Highly developed organisation and planning skills.
  • Effective project management skills.
  • Experience maintaining working relationships with Industry and Government stakeholders.
  • Experience in overseeing and developing customer facing teams.
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills.
  • Practical experience as a tourism operator would be an advantage.

The successful applicant will be required to undertake a current Police Check, undergo a pre-employment medical, and be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Applicants for this position must also be legally entitled to work in Australia.

Applications close at 11.59pm on Tuesday 24 May 2022. Click here to apply.


 

Lodge Managers Wanted

KCT HAWK DREAMING WILDERNESS LODGE MANAGERS - KAKADU CULTURAL TOURS 

Provide effective, efficient, and quality lodge management on behalf of Kakadu Cultural Tours. 

Hawk Dreaming Wilderness Lodge

Small-Scale Accommodation

Featuring just 12 twin tented cabins with ensuites, which limits our capacity to 24 guests, with the welcome addition of modern ensuite facilities, our Hawk Dreaming Wilderness Lodge offers our guests a truly intimate experience.

Our guests are granted exclusive access to a restricted area of Kakadu, abundant with wildlife and rarely viewed Aboriginal art sites. Hawk Dreaming Wilderness Lodge is in close proximity of ancient Aboriginal rock art and occupation sites, which provides guests an amazing insight into Aboriginal culture and heritage.

The Hawk Dreaming Wilderness Lodge is located in an otherwise restricted area of northern Kakadu National Park known as Cannon Hill. With special permission from the traditional custodians, we have exclusive overnight access to the Aboriginal Land of Hawk Dreaming, on which the campsite is located. 

Our main trade are small tour groups, and we also offer a series of packages for the Free Independent Travellers (FIT)

Click here to read the job description.

Please contact Kakadu Cultural Tours for more information or send your CV via email to kctres@kakadu.net.au


KAKADU CULTURAL TOURS ARE HIRING 1

SEASONAL CASUAL DAY-TOUR GUIDE FOR ARNHEMLANDER CULTURAL & HERITAGE TOURS (K84) - KAKADU CULTURAL TOURS 

This is a casual seasonal position for the May to November 2022 dry season. Additionally, there is casual guiding work from February to April as a driver on the Ubirr Combo Tour.

The setting:

Kakadu Cultural Tours is a commercial arm of Djabulukgu Association Incorporated whose members are Traditional Owners of the country that the tours and cruises visit.

The Arnhemlander Cultural Tours operate in the northeast of Kakadu National Park (KNP) and crossing into west Arnhem Land.

The tour operation includes access to restricted areas.

KNP is jointly managed by the federal National Parks system and the local indigenous communities whose traditional clan estates lie within the Park.

Kakadu National Park regulations require that all tour guides that operate in KNP to be enrolled in the Kakadu Guides Accreditation Course and more suitably to have completed the course. There is a developed tourism corridor within the Park and access to areas outside of this corridor is restricted.

Access into Arnhem Land is restricted, and a permit system applies.

Click here to read the job description.

Please contact Kakadu Cultural Tours for more information or send your CV via email to kctres@kakadu.net.au


Byron Bay Eco Cruises Jasmine

NOTIFICATION OF SALE OF BYRON BAY ECO CRUISES & KAYAKS (BBECK)

The right business, in the right place, at the right time, in the right area, doing the right thing!
Want the best venue in Byron that floats, and you own!
Want an Iconic Byron Activity!
BBECK is for sale as a stand-alone business or an amazing Lifestyle Package including a 3 bedroom house and 2 bedroom office/flat 5 min from Brunswick Heads Boat Harbour.

The Reason for BBECK’s sale: BBECK is having incredible growth, even during the 2 years of Covid shutdowns, and that growth will only increase and get bigger and faster and we are at retirement age. It’s time to sell and retire and let someone with the energy and drive to take over and keep the business forging ahead. BBECK has so much potential and so many ways to take it to the next level. It would make a great venue for the right foodie, tourism operator or anyone with a passion for ecotourism and the environment.

BBECK is the only award-winning Eco River cruise business in Byron Shire and it is known for the quality of its products and the amazing experiences that our passengers enjoy. These passengers generate rave reviews which makes BBECK’s products easy to sell. The locals love us as they know we take care of the beautiful Brunswick River and they can bring their friends and relatives on board for an amazing experience.

There will only be 1 buyer so have a look at the Business For Sale page on https://www.byronbaycruises.com.au/business-for-sale


TOUR GUIDES | SAVANNAH GUIDES

Undara tour guides wanted

Undara Experience, North QLD
Their Guiding Crew needs your help!
Undara requires experienced or inexperienced Tour Guides for their award-winning range of Lava Tube and Nature-based Tours. On the job training. Immediate Start!
Contact Ivor Davies: 0418 730 882 or ivor@undara.com.au

Find out more about Undara Experience here.

Contact Savannah Guides to find more job opportunities like this.


Eco Tourism Australia Logo internships

INTERNSHIPS WITH ECOTOURISM AUSTRALIA (Brisbane, QLD) 

Ecotourism Australia regularly offers internships and volunteer placements to interested candidates and students studying in the fields of tourism management, marketing, eco and sustainable tourism, and environmental science. Our internships and volunteer placements are unpaid, located in Brisbane QLD, and typically require a minimum of three days per week for a minimum duration of three months. Applications for periods of less than 12 weeks will not be considered. To apply for an internship or volunteer placement, please send a cover letter and CV, along with preferred dates for your placement, to Shea Wittig at eco@ecotourism.org.au.

Internships are available from May 2022.