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MEDIA RELEASE: DOUGLAS SHIRE AWARDED AT 2020 SUSTAINABLE DESTINATION AWARDS IN EUROPE

5 March 2020 | 0 Comments

The sustainability successes continue for Ecotourism Australia’s first ECO certified destination, the Douglas Shire, who have just taken home the Communities and Culture Award at the Sustainable Destination Awards in Europe. 

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FROM SHARKS AND SEALIONS TO REDUCING ENERGY USE IN A LOCAL GYMNASTICS CLUB

5 March 2020 | 0 Comments

How a South Australian adventure tour company is offsetting their carbon in the local community

From 2016 to 2019, Calypso Star Charters, in South Australia’s Port Lincoln, was a carbon neutral tourism business. But when their carbon auditing and offsetting provider stopped offering carbon offset services in mid-2019, the company knew it was time to think outside the box.

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BEAUTY FROM ASHES: WOLGAN VALLEY ECO TOURS

3 March 2020 | 0 Comments

When the Gospers Mountain bushfire threatened the Lithgow community in New South Wales in late October 2019, no one could have predicted the heartache that was still to come.

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INTRODUCING OUR NEWEST CERTIFIED OPERATOR, BOOBOOK ECOTOURS

21 February 2020 | 0 Comments

Ecotourism Australia (EA) is proud to welcome Boobook Ecotours, another outstanding sustainable ecotourism operator, to our ECO Certification program. We offer our congratulations to this team of professional ecological consultants on their recent achievement of reaching Advanced Ecotourism Certification for their Discover Carnarvon Ranges Day Tour, Wheat Wells and Wildlife Day Tour, BOOBOOK’s Eco-Science Expedition, BOOBOOK’s Roma Town Tour and Wildflower Wander Tour.

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WELCOMING BIG DUCK BOAT TOURS TO THE ECOTOURISM AUSTRALIA COMMUNITY

19 February 2020 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Big Duck Boat Tours on achieving Advanced Ecotourism Certification for their Seal Island Tour and South Ocean Adventure Tour.

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PLANTING THE SEED TO REDUCE EMISSIONS: THIS IS WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

18 February 2020 | 0 Comments

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”

Margaret Mead 

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TEN ROMANTIC ECO EXPERIENCES TO ADD TO YOUR BUCKET LIST

14 February 2020 | 0 Comments

Has Valentine’s Day got you looking for a romantic getaway with your significant other or simply wanting to spend some quality time away? To get you excited for your next romantic eco trip, Ecotourism Australia has highlighted 10 of its most romantic experiences to enjoy. While each individual has a different idea of what makes for a romantic experience, there is something for everybody to find. Whereas for some it is the secluded getaway at a treehouse retreat, for others it is the adventurous horseback trip. Have a look and don’t forget to add these prestigious ECO certified experiences to your bucket list.

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FLY THE KIMBERLY WITH KING LEOPOLD AIR: CERTIFIED SCENIC AND CHARTER FLIGHT

14 February 2020 | 0 Comments

See wild and remote attractions with the newly certified charter and scenic flight tour operator, King Leopold Air. Ecotourism Australia congratulates the Broome based operator for its Nature Tourism Certification for its Buccaneer Explorer, Devonian Reef Explorer, Devonian Reef Adventure Safari, Bungle Bungle Explorer, Bungle Bungle Adventure Safari, Cygnet Bay Explorer, Cygnet Bay Adventure Safari, Karijini Adventure Safari and Mitchell Falls Explorer tours throughout the Kimberly & Pilbara regions.

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A FAMILY OF OVERCOMERS

7 February 2020 | 0 Comments

The magic of storytelling lies in its ability to simultaneously educate and inspire you; to pull you into another’s world and then spin you around to see how their life relates to yours.

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GUEST POST: KANU KAPERS’ ECOTOURISM JOURNEY

4 February 2020 | 0 Comments

Our ecotourism journey has been full of adventures and opportunities. We successfully applied for Advanced Ecotourism certification in 2018 so we could display our commitment to sustainability. We have always felt what we are doing is ‘bigger' than our business of Noosa Everglades Kayak Tours. That said, we have a responsibility to protect sacred natural places and to educate our guests and other operators within our industry. Since we began the journey our business has grown in leaps and bounds and we have been inspired to further develop our sustainability and ecotourism practices.

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