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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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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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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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FIVE ISLANDS WITH ECO TOURISM EXPERIENCES YOU MAY NOT KNOW ABOUT

15 March 2019 | 0 Comments

In case you hadn’t realised, the seasons have changed and we’re now officially in autumn in Australia. Whilst in some parts of the country the summer weather is slow to disappear and it may not be too late to get your beach fix, in other parts the cooler days will have you already dreaming of your next summer’s beach escapes. To help you with the dreaming, we thought we’d give you our top five Australian islands you may not have heard about. On each one, you’ll have the chance to enjoy an ECO certified experience (or more), meaning that you can soak up the sun, discover something new and know that your visit is not going to cost the earth… or stop you from returning to your new favourite island in years to come.

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STRADDIE KINGFISHER TOURS ACHIEVES ADVANCED ECOTOURISM AND ROC CERTIFICATION

26 February 2019 | 0 Comments

We are excited to welcome Straddie Kingfisher Tours to the Ecotourism Australia community, following their achievement of Advanced Ecotourism and ROC Certification for their 4WD Eco Tour, Sand Boarding, Kayaking and Tag Along Tour.

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BE PART OF THE SOLUTION, NOT THE PROBLEM

20 November 2018 | 0 Comments

What have you heard about the Great Barrier Reef? If we hazard a guess, there’s a good chance it was bad news. Our media, as much as we love it and learn from it, seems to enjoy focusing on the problems when it comes to the reef – coral bleaching, climate change impacts, the dying reef, overfishing – the list goes on. But what we don’t get to hear much about is what people are doing to protect the reef, and to conserve it for future generations. In this article we want to share just some of these things – plus give you some easy ways to get involved and be part of the solution.

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WA WANDERLUST: EXPERIENCE THE BEST OF WEST

12 November 2018 | 0 Comments

You may think that Western Australia, the largest state in Australia, is mostly outback. But in the southwest corner you’ll not only find the state’s capital, Perth but also the delightful Margaret River wine region. Making your way up the coast, the sights you will encounter are breathtaking, with beautiful sandy beaches on one side and vast desert on the other. At the top of the state lies the mighty Kimberley region. Need some more inspiration? Here’s a selection of our favourite places and activities for your next visit to WA.

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HUMANS OF THE REEF: PETER GASH - LADY ELLIOT ISLAND ECO RESORT

4 November 2018 | 0 Comments

For the months of September - November, we'll be posting a series of Humans of the Reef case studies. This case study series will capture the faces and stories of the people who work on our reefs - their day-to-day, their perspectives, their favourite things. In doing this, we want to strengthen awareness about the value of, and threats to, coral reefs and their associated ecosystems and show off our certified, best practice operators who are doing their part to protect these incredible natural wonders.

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HUMANS OF THE REEF: ALITA DEBRINCAT - WHITSUNDAY ESCAPE

11 October 2018 | 0 Comments

For the months of September - November, we'll be posting a series of Humans of the Reef case studies. This case study series will capture the faces and stories of the people who work on our reefs - their day-to-day, their perspectives, their favourite things. In doing this, we want to strengthen awareness about the value of, and threats to, coral reefs and their associated ecosystems and show off our certified, best practice operators who are doing their part to protect these incredible natural wonders.

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HUMANS OF THE REEF: LAURETH RUMBLE - PUMPKIN ISLAND

27 September 2018 | 0 Comments

For the months of September - November, we'll be posting a series of Humans of the Reef case studies. This case study series will capture the faces and stories of the people who work on our reefs - their day-to-day, their perspectives, their favourite things. In doing this, we want to strengthen awareness about the value of, and threats to, coral reefs and their associated ecosystems and show off our certified, best practice operators who are doing their part to protect these incredible natural wonders.

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