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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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KILCUNDA OCEANVIEW HOLIDAY RETREAT: A CERTIFIED COASTAL PARADISE

31 January 2020 | 0 Comments

With beach, reef, rockpools and trails a stroll from guests’ doorsteps, the newly certified Kilcunda Oceanview Holiday Retreat is the perfect place for a family holiday.

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HOW REDUCING URBAN GLOW IS HELPING TURTLE CONSERVATION – AND BRINGING A COMMUNITY TOGETHER.

29 January 2020 | 0 Comments

One of the many memorable moments of last year’s (2019) Global Eco Conference was Bundaberg Regional Council’s presentation on their new program for Reducing Urban Glow (Reducing urban glow: supporting sea turtle survival using open data)  Created in collaboration with university researchers, community groups, tourism organisations and other bodies, this program “aims to empower the community to make informed decisions about their use of light and take positive action to reduce urban glow.” [Bundaberg Regional Council, 2020].

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MEDIA RELEASE: Ecotourism Australia Former Directors Recognised with Order of Australia Medals

29 January 2020 | 0 Comments

Two of Australia’s true ecotourism leaders – both of them former directors of Ecotourism Australia – have been recognised with Medals of the Order of Australia (OAM) this week, which were presented as part of the 2020 Australia Day Honours.

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THE SOUTHERN GREAT BARRIER REEF - ADVENTURE AWAITS

16 December 2019 | 0 Comments

THE SOUTHERN GREAT BARRIER REEF offers some parts where visitors can discover places unseen. Large hard coral reefs and vibrant colourful fish and marine life like turtles and manta rays are plentiful. This fantastic hidden eco gem destination begins just a 3.5 hour drive from Brisbane driving north toward Mackay, or fly in to one of the five airports within the region.

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MEDIA RELEASE: Douglas Shire Becomes World’s First ECO Certified Destination

4 December 2019 | 0 Comments

History has been made today in the far north Queensland Shire of Douglas, with the Port Douglas and Daintree destination becoming the first in the world to achieve Ecotourism Australia’s ECO Destination Certification.

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MEDIA RELEASE: Twelve Tourism Businesses Inducted into Ecotourism Australia Hall of Fame

4 December 2019 | 0 Comments

Twelve of Australia’s leading nature-based tourism businesses were inducted into Ecotourism Australia’s Hall of Fame last night, for being ECO certified for 20 years.

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