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VENTURING TO THE TOP: ECO CERTIFIED OPERATOR'S SECRETS OF SUCCESS

20 March 2020 | 0 Comments

Spirits are still, understandably, running high at Venture North Australia (VNA) as owners Hugh and Aaron Grange have recently returned from the Qantas Australian Tourism Awards in Canberra, where they were awarded gold in the category of Cultural Tourism.

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MEDIA RELEASE: ECOTOURISM STARS SHINE BRIGHT AT NATIONAL TOURISM AWARDS

11 March 2020 | 0 Comments

Ecotourism Australia certified operators took home more gold awards than any state at Friday night’s Qantas Australian Tourism Awards in Canberra.

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FROM SHARKS AND SEALIONS TO REDUCING ENERGY USE IN A LOCAL GYMNASTICS CLUB

5 March 2020 | 0 Comments

How a South Australian adventure tour company is offsetting their carbon in the local community

From 2016 to 2019, Calypso Star Charters, in South Australia’s Port Lincoln, was a carbon neutral tourism business. But when their carbon auditing and offsetting provider stopped offering carbon offset services in mid-2019, the company knew it was time to think outside the box.

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WELCOMING BIG DUCK BOAT TOURS TO THE ECOTOURISM AUSTRALIA COMMUNITY

19 February 2020 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Big Duck Boat Tours on achieving Advanced Ecotourism Certification for their Seal Island Tour and South Ocean Adventure Tour.

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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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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: 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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FLINDERS RANGES AND OUTBACK - A JOURNEY OF DISCOVERY

26 November 2019 | 0 Comments

The Flinders Ranges & South Australian outback are often considered one of Australia’s ultimate travel destinations. From Adelaide, the ranges are a five-hour drive, and the region is dotted with a number of interesting townships. As we journey on an exploration of this region, come along with us. The diversity of history, amazing landscapes, rich Aboriginal heritage and variety of accommodation options make this region a unique experience. Along the way, you’ll marvel at ancient mountain ranges, red dusty roads and expansive craters which are iconic of the outback, resembling the scenes of another universe.

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NORTHERN TASMANIA – A WORLD OF NATURAL TREASURES.

29 October 2019 | 0 Comments

Only 200km from the mainland of Australia, Northern Tasmania is a treasure trove of natural wonders with stunning landscapes, unique animals and plants and a rich diversity of sea life.

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