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THE USE OF SILENCE TO HELP PRESERVE A CULTURE

19 June 2019 | 0 Comments

When we think about learning a language, it would go a little something like; memorising, playing with the words and phrases in your mouth and then attempting to reproduce the sounds and noises in a similar fashion. The crew at 1770 LARC! Tours, however, have a different approach when it comes to educating their guests about the local Indigenous culture and languages. The team believe an important way for guests to grasp the area’s heritage and cultural significance lies in silence.

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EVERYDAY ECOTOURISM HEROES EDITION 13: TEAMWORK MAKES THE DREAM WORK

28 May 2019 | 0 Comments

They say that the strength of the team is each individual member and the strength of each member is the team. This sentiment is certainly represented at Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort on the Great Barrier Reef, where instead of nominating one Everyday Ecotourism Hero, Environmental Manager Chelsea Godson could not help but nominate four!

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SOUTHERN FIRE WELLNESS ACHIEVES ECOTOURISM CERTIFICATION!

16 May 2019 | 0 Comments

This week we are exited to welcome Southern Fire Wellness to the Ecotourism Australia family. Achieving Ecotourism Certification on their Cape to Cape Healing tours, Southern Fire Wellness is a tour operator offering a unique and valuable experience.

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EVERYDAY ECOTOURISM HEROES EDITION 11: HELEN MASTERS

13 May 2019 | 0 Comments

A group of driven people can make significant change, yet it is important to recognise and appreciate the efforts of the individuals that take strides every day to create lasting positive impacts on the environment and community around them. That is exactly what Helen Masters, Education and Interpretation Ranger at Phillip Island Nature Parks, is about. Described as an enthusiastic and passionate member of the visitor experience team, Helen is zealous about protecting the marine and beach environment and the important species that live in this precious part of the world.

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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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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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CONGRATULATIONS TO ECO RIVER RIDES ON ACHIEVING ECOTOURISM CERTIFICATION!

2 April 2019 | 0 Comments

Established in 2018, Eco River Rides has wasted no time in seeking to cement their commitment to sustainable and responsible tourism practices. We are excited to welcome Eco River Rides to the Ecotourism Australia community and congratulate them on achieving Ecotourism Certification for their 3 hr Guided & Self-Guided Maroochy River and Wetlands Sanctuary Canoe Tour!

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HOOK-A-BARRA ACHIEVES ECOTOURISM CERTIFICATION

27 March 2019 | 0 Comments

If you’ve ever tried catching a Barramundi, you’ll know that it can be a bit of a challenge. Our newest Ecotourism Certified operator, Hook-A-Barra, makes it easy for aspiring anglers by offering sustainable catch and release Barramundi fishing from its pond, employing the help of expert staff to ensure young (and young-at-heart) visitors have the best possible fishing experience.

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EVERYDAY ECOTOURISM HEROES EDITION 9: MARGARET HEFFERNAN

20 March 2019 | 0 Comments

While in movies superheroes command the spotlight, in real life heroes often work behind the scenes. Whether it’s their humility, commitment or diligent focus on creating positive change, normal, everyday heroes – like the ones we’ve been telling you about for the past couple of months – are often the ones who are changing things without you realising it, the ones who encourage and inspire, but in a natural way, because that’s just how they are.

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CAPE TRIBULATION HORSE RIDES ACHIEVES ECOTOURISM CERTIFICATION

15 March 2019 | 0 Comments

We are excited to welcome our newest certified operator, Cape Tribulation Horse Rides, who have just achieved Ecotourism Certification for their horse rides, Polaris UTV Afternoon Tour, Polaris Electric UTV Night Adventure and Quad Bike Eco Walk.

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