As of 2018, one third of Ecotourism Australia’s certified operators are Green Travel Leaders, which means they have been certified for 10 years or longer. It’s proof that being sustainable goes beyond just being ‘green’– it’s also about positioning yourself to excel in an increasingly saturated industry.
Congratulations to our newest certified operator, Cape Hillsborough Nature Tourist Park, for achieving Nature Tourism Certification for their Cabins and Camping Sites.
Congratulations to our newest certified operator, East Coast Cruises, for achieving Ecotourism certification for their One Day on Maria - Circumnavigation walking and cruise tour and their One Day on Maria - Ile Des Phoques walking and cruise tour.
Congratulations to our newest member, Roaring 40°s Kayaking, for achieving Advanced Ecotourism certification for Southwest Tasmanian Multiday Sea Kayaking Expeditions, Flinders Island Multiday Sea Kayaking Explorations, Full-day Sea Kayaking Tours and Half-Day Sea Kayaking Tours.
South Australian multi-award-winning architects Shannon Architects have become the newest addition to Ecotourism Australia’s list of Business Members.
Indigenous rangers are at the forefront of nature protection in Australia. Their connection to country, geography, culture and skills make Indigenous Rangers the perfect candidates to safeguard native plants and animals, control feral species and invasive weeds, reduce dangerous wildfires and maintain tourism and cultural sites.
The more we know about something, the more we can understand and respect it.
Spending time with an Aboriginal person on country is the best ‘classroom’ you can provide a visitor, whether domestic or international.
Congratulations to our newest certified operator, Lady Musgrave Experience, for achieving Advanced Ecotourism certification for Lady Musgrave Island Day Tour and Sleep on the Reef Experience.