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BIG 4 WHITSUNDAYS TROPICAL ECO RESORT ACHIEVES CERTIFICATION!

7 May 2019 | 0 Comments

Just minutes from the Port of Airlie, you will find the family-owned Big 4 Whitsundays Tropical Eco Resort. Situated in the ideal location for travelers to explore the 74 islands that make up the Whitsundays, you are also just a 5-minute drive from Airlie’s tourist center, shops and restaurants; making this the ideal tropical family holiday location. The park also allows for that authentic tropical nature fix, being nestled among 7 acres of tropical foliage, adjacent to the stunning Conway National Park.

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BUCKET SHOWERS, TREE PLANTING AND SOLAR HOT WATER ON TAP: How A Run-Down Property in The Middle of Nowhere Became a Pioneer of Carbon Neutral Tourism

3 May 2019 | 0 Comments

When I call Craig “Hassie” Haslam on Skype, I’m amazed how good his internet connection is. His office, shelves piled high with colourful folders and paperwork indicative of someone running a well-functioning and demanding business, is located at his Coodlie Park Farm Retreat, a 3000-acre remote farm stay on the coast of the Eyre Peninsula, miles away from the busyness of everyday life.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE GLAMPING PIONEERS

30 April 2019 | 0 Comments

Do a quick Google search of ‘glamping’ and an abundance of Instagram-worthy, boho-styled, canvas safari tent-like accommodation will flood your screen. Usually situated on a pristine beach or in a lush jungle, you’ll likely think to yourself ‘yeah as if, places like that don’t exist.’ Boy oh boy does it make you itch for a weekend away, though. Well, turns out, the weekend of your dreams does exist, and it has for 20 years.

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9 INCOMPARABLE DINING EXPERIENCES TO ADD TO YOUR BUCKET LIST

29 April 2019 | 0 Comments

Catch A Crab Tour & Oyster Farm

Calling all seafood lovers! The original Gold Coast crabbing and oyster adventure tour is the experience you didn’t know you needed, but is soon become the one you want. The folks at Catch A Crab will provide you with an unforgettable Australian outdoor lifestyle experience. You will enjoy activities along the likes of fishing, yabbie pumping and trapping of live mud crabs. All this activity is followed by one of the best seafood lunches you’ll find at the Lakeside Café, overlooking the oyster farms. What more could you want in a day out?

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EVERYDAY ECOTOURISM HEROES EDITION 10: CHRISTOPHER WARREN

28 April 2019 | 0 Comments

True heroes are the ones who not only have great ideas, but are willing to share these ideas with others, knowing that they’ll benefit too.

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10 ACCESSIBLE, ECO CERTIFIED EXPERIENCES YOU CAN’T MISS

26 April 2019 | 0 Comments

Some travel for adventure, others travel to relax – whatever your reason, I think we can all agree it should be accessible for everyone! We’ve compiled a list of some of our absolute favourite locations and activities that are suitable for varying accessibility levels, wants and needs. Of course, we encourage you to contact these operators before you travel to ensure that they're able to cater to you.  

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INTERNATIONAL VISITORS WANT SUSTAINABLE, CERTIFIED EXPERIENCES: A WRAP UP OF ATE 2019

24 April 2019 | 0 Comments

Innovative sustainability initiatives, a demand for operators serious about climate action and the continued development of high-quality tourism products were key themes at this year’s Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE) in Perth.

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WHY EVERY DAY SHOULD BE EARTH DAY

17 April 2019 | 0 Comments

This year’s Earth Day marks 49 years since millions of Americans took to the streets to protest for environmental reform in the wake of a growing ecological and environmental concern. These peaceful protestors from schools (sound familiar?), universities and communities were becoming increasingly aware of the impact industrialisation had had on the world around them: oil spills, increasing air pollution and loss of biodiversity.

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DOWN UNDER DISCOVERIES ACHIEVES ECOTOURISM CERTIFICATION

16 April 2019 | 0 Comments

Operating from Porongurup in Western Australia, Down Under Discoveries is a family owned tour company that offers a range of immersive tours and experiences within the Perth and Albany region. Their tours include hiking activities, photography, wine tasting, camel riding, sand boarding, snorkeling, caving and much more.

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