Is your business eligible for ECO Certification?
- The products you wish to certify offer at least a 50% nature based focus to customers e.g. accommodation in a natural area, diving/snorkelling activities, outdoor tours. A 75% nature based focus is required for the Advanced Ecotourism level of certification
- You have obtained all of the necessary operating licenses, permits and approvals from the relevant authority and understand these will be verified as part of your application
- Your tourism product is fully operational and bookable
- You commit to and meet the Business Ethics practices required by Ecotourism Australia - View Business Ethics here
- Your operation consistently meets customer service expectations and has defined customer service procedures
- You have a commitment to delivering a quality tourism experience
- Sustainability principles (economic, social and environmental) are core to your operation