Viewing entries posted in July 2017
Congratulations to Rainbow Beach Adventure Company for achieving Ecotourism Certification!
Congratulations to Rainbow Beach Adventure Company (RBAD) for achieving Ecotourism Certification for their products, 3-day tag along Fraser Island Camping Tour and Private 4X4 Hire.
Yondah Beach house awarded Advanced Ecotourism
Located on the wild southern coast of Yorke Peninsula in South Australia, Yondah is a deluxe architect-designed (and pet-friendly!) beach house set on 300 stunning oceanfront acres where nature-lovers can enjoy panoramic sea views to Kangaroo Island, their own private beaches, dramatic cliff top walks and opportunities to view iconic marine wildlife including sea eagles, fur seals, and whales.
Congratulations to Wilderness Escape Outdoor Adventures for achieving Nature Tourism Certification!
Congratulations to Wilderness Escape Outdoor Adventures for achieving Nature Tourism Certification for their products, School Outdoor Education Camps, Study Tours and Adventure Tours and Adventure Based Day Programs.
A very warm welcome to our newest Business member, Queensland Trust for Nature!
Queensland Trust for Nature (QTFN) is an independent, not for profit organisation focused on the protection of Queensland’s biodiversity and natural landscapes.
Congratulations and welcome to Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden for achieving Ecotourism Certification!
What may seemingly be barren and lifeless land, Australia’s arid lands are quite the opposite! These lands are home to thousands of highly evolved plant communities that are specially adapted to thrive in an environment where temperatures are extreme and drought can last for decades. Australia’s arid ecosystems are fragile and complex, and found nowhere else on earth.
Congratulations to Blue Dolphin Marine Tours for achieving Ecotourism certification!
Ecotourism Australia would like to congratulate and welcome Blue Dolphin Marine Tours for achieving Ecotourism certification for their products- Exclusive Whale Watching Encounter, Fraser Island Eco-Sailing Adventure and Champagne Sunset Sail.
National NAIDOC Week
2-9 July 2017 marks National NAIDOC Week, celebrating the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Events and activities are taking place all across Australia in celebration and reflection, embracing the theme “Our Languages Matter”, and we would like to highlight the great work done by our Respecting Our Culture certified operators.
Carbon Offsetting Options in Australia and Overseas
For many people, the terms carbon neutrality, carbon offset schemes and greenhouse gases either mean the same thing or are too similar to differentiate.
Savannah Guides take on management of EcoGuide Certification Program
Ecotourism Australia (EA) and Savannah Guides (SG) have deepened their partnership, with SG taking on the management role for the EcoGuide Certification program. The aim of this arrangement is to bring greater benefit to our existing EcoGuide and Savannah Guide members through access to training and by creating a larger grouping of Australia’s premier nature guides.
Bruxner Park Flora Reserve achieve Ecotourism certification
Congratulations to Bruxner Park Flora Reserve for achieving Ecotourism certification for their nature-based destination in Coffs Harbour, New South Wales.