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CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR NEWEST CERTIFIED MEMBER, WAJAANA YAAM ADVENTURE TOURS FOR ACHIEVING ECOTOURISM AND RESPECT OUR CULTURE (ROC) CERTIFICATION!
Congratulations to Wajaana Yaam Adventure Tours for achieving Ecotourism and ROC certification for their stand-up paddle board tours and Giingan tour.
If you’ve travelled anywhere in Australia, it’s likely you’ve come across the ECO Certified tourism logo. Close to 500 tourism businesses – tour companies, accommodations and attractions – proudly display this logo on their windows, their vessels and their uniforms. But do you know what it signifies? Have you perhaps even thought that it’s probably just a marketing ploy; something aimed to attract “eco conscious” travellers?
It’s National Reconciliation Week this week (27 May – 3 June) and here at Ecotourism Australia, we’re using this important time to launch our brand new Indigenous marketing campaign.
THE BUCKET LIST FILES | VOL 4 GIPPSLAND HIGH COUNTRY TOURS, VICTORIA [Advanced Ecotourism & Respecting our Culture Certified]
THE EXPERIENCE | NATURE’S REMINDER
In the lead up to National Sorry Day 26th May and National Reconciliation Week 27th-3rd June, Ecotourism Australia would like to highlight our valued operators who hold Respecting Our Culture certification. Ecotourism Australia and our Respecting Our Culture (ROC) Certified operators recognise the integral relationship between our remarkable Australian landscapes and Indigenous peoples.
Kayak and Bike tour operator, Region X has achieved Advanced, Climate Action Business (CA) and Respecting Our Culture Certification (ROC) for their commitment to conserve and interpret local natural and cultural heritage, and take action against Climate Change.
On lands occupied by the Nywaigi Aboriginal people for more than 45,000 years, Mungalla Aboriginal Tours shares the history of the area around Ingham, Tropical North Queensland from pre-contact days through to the recent return of the land to the traditional owners. Tours showcase Mungalla Station’s mixed Aboriginal, South Sea Islander and European heritage, providing modern insights into Indigenous culture through powerful, tragic and inspiring stories.
Par Avion is no stranger to ecotourism, having earned its Nature Certification more than four years ago. It operates breathtaking scenic tours throughout eastern, southern and western Tasmania where visitors are offered an exclusive birds-eye-view of the radical Tasmanian landscape.
Congratulations to Mandigalbay Yidinji Eco Cultural Tours (MYECT) in achieving Nature and Respecting our Culture (ROC) Certifications!