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AUGUST ADVENTURES: MOUNTAIN BIKING

6 August 2019 | 0 Comments

With the cool winter weather around the country, now is a great time to get out for some adventurous activities to warm you up. This week we are looking into certified mountain biking tour operators around the country who will have you up and riding like a professional off-road mountain biker in no time!

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THE HIKE COLLECTIVE ACHIEVES NATURE TOURISM CERTIFICATION

23 May 2019 | 0 Comments

Hiking for mental health is the mission behind The Hike Collective. The Collective exists primarily to create awareness of the connection between movement and nature for mental health. Not only do they achieve this, but they also open the opportunity for locals and visitors to enjoy safe and sustainable hiking experiences in Western Australia through fostering organic connections and support for hikers.

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ECOTOURISM AUSTRALIA’S GUIDE TO WHALE WATCHING HOT SPOTS

10 May 2019 | 0 Comments

The World Whale Conference is taking place in October this year, toward the tail end of the whale watching season, and aims to bring together researchers, conservation groups, artists and tourism operators to create a united community around whales. With this year’s theme being “Journeys That Inspire Change,now is a great time to go whale watching with an Ecotourism Australia certified operator to make sure your next journey is making a positive change with sustainable whale watching.

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FREE & FUN: OUR TOP TIPS ON GETTING YOUR FAMILY OUTDOORS THIS EASTER

16 April 2019 | 0 Comments

Easter holidays; that little break from the daily grind where we get to breathe a little, indulge in sweet treats and get some quality family time. This all sounds very relaxing until we’ve accidentally indulged a little too hard and wound up shorter changed than we’d hoped. Alas! We have the answer. There are plenty of free and exciting activities we’ve found in your neck of the woods that will keep the kids entertained over the break.

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MARGARET RIVER BUSSELTON TOURISM ASSOCIATION ACHIEVES ADVANCED ECOTOURISM CERTIFICATION!

4 March 2019 | 0 Comments

After a merger of the Augusta River Association and Geographe Bay Tourism Association, Margaret River Busselton Tourism Association (MRBTA) was established in 2015. From this merger, MRBTA can brag of having over 50 years of experience in destination marketing, customer service and natural and heritage asset management.

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Congratulations to all EA member winners of State Tourism Awards 2016

28 November 2016 | 0 Comments

We are very pleased to announce that 63 awards at the recent 2016 State Tourism Awards were won by our eco certified members and operators (some members won multiple awards!). Over the last couple of weeks each state has hosted their 2016 National Tourism awards night, selecting one gold winner and in some cases silver and bronze medallists in an array of different categories such as Major Tourist Attractions, Cultural Tourism, Adventure Tourism and last but not least, Ecotourism.

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Doepel Marsh Architects becomes newest business member

30 June 2016 | 0 Comments

Ecotourism Australia is excited to welcome our newest business member, Doepel Marsh Architects.

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State Tourism Awards now open for nomination

3 May 2016 | 0 Comments

Nominations for the State Tourism Awards have opened all across the country!

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WA locals show interest in getting to know their state

29 January 2016 | 0 Comments

Western Australia (WA) has noticed an increasingly positive development in domestic tourism over the last few months with recent statistics from Tourism Research Australia recording a 25% increase in WA residents taking day trips compared 2014, with a 10% increase in overnight trips. 2015 up to September saw the total visitor spend in WA reach $8.9 billion, up from $8.1 billion the previous year.

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Congratulations to the Valley of the Giants - Tree Top Walk

26 November 2015 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to the Valley of the Giants - Tree Top Walk for achieving Advanced Ecotourism Certification for their Tree Top Walks!

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