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AN HONOURABLE MISSION

25 June 2019 | 0 Comments

Passion is contagious and the team at Wajaana Yaam Gumbaynggirr Adventure Tours’ passion is second to none. This team oozes positivity, a love for what they do, but most of all a deep pride in their roots. Wajaana Yaam is 100% Aboriginal owned and operated. This not only provides direct employment for local community members but also creates an authentic experience for the guests who participate in their stand-up paddle board tours and walks.

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INDIGENOUS TOURISM: BEST PRACTICE EXAMPLES FROM AROUND THE WORLD

12 June 2019 | 0 Comments

2019 is the International Year of Indigenous Languages, and to celebrate, we’re delving into the world of Indigenous tourism and how this can support the preservation of cultures and languages. Whether or not you’ve already read our introductory piece on this topic, we thought we’d set the scene by sharing some best practice examples of successful Indigenous tourism projects from around the world. We’ll then be sharing some of our favourite Indigenous ecotourism stories from our own backyard through the Ecotourism: Celebrating Language and Culture series. For more information on any of the below projects, check out their websites.

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INDIGENOUS TOURISM, A WAY TO BE IMMERSED IN THE CULTURE AND NATURE OF A COUNTRY.

18 March 2019 | 0 Comments

WHAT IS INDIGENOUS TOURISM AND HOW CAN WE WORK WITH INDIGENOUS PEOPLE?

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STRADDIE KINGFISHER TOURS ACHIEVES ADVANCED ECOTOURISM AND ROC CERTIFICATION

26 February 2019 | 0 Comments

We are excited to welcome Straddie Kingfisher Tours to the Ecotourism Australia community, following their achievement of Advanced Ecotourism and ROC Certification for their 4WD Eco Tour, Sand Boarding, Kayaking and Tag Along Tour.

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HERVEY BAY ECO MARINE TOURS ACHIEVES ADVANCED ECOTOURISM AND ROC CERTIFICATION

17 August 2018 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours for achieving Advanced Ecotourism and ROC certifications for their Turtle Discovery Tour and Milbi Sunset Tour!

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THE ROC SERIES | CELEBRATE LOCAL CULTURE THROUGH DANCE

20 July 2018 | 0 Comments

The daily Aboriginal dance show is one of Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary's most well-attended shows, and for good reason.

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THE ROC SERIES | TOURISM ON AN ABORIGINAL SACRED SITE

17 July 2018 | 0 Comments

At Davidson's Arnhemland Safaris at Mt Borradaile, it feels like the local Aboriginal people left yesterday – their stories are clearly visible in tools, ceremonial grounds and rock art paintings, some of which are still being uncovered today.

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BECAUSE OF HER, WE CAN EXPERIENCE AUSTRALIA THROUGH ABORIGINAL EYES

12 July 2018 | 0 Comments

Professor Marcia Langton AM has long been at the forefront of Indigenous issues in Australia. As one of the nation’s most respected Indigenous academics, she is a frequent media commentator, speaking out passionately on issues such as Indigenous rights, justice and artistic expression. She is the first Associate Provost and Foundation Chair of Australian Indigenous Studies at the University of Melbourne, and in 1999 was one of five Indigenous leaders granted an audience with the Queen to discuss proposed changes to the Australian Constitution. Now, she’s the author of the first ever published travel guide to Indigenous Australia. Communications Manager Lina spoke to Professor Langton as part of Ecotourism Australia’s Respecting our Culture | Celebrating Diversity Through Ecotourism campaign.

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THE ROC SERIES | WHEN THE TRADITIONAL CUSTODIANS OWN THE RESORT

10 July 2018 | 0 Comments

At award-winning, Advanced Ecotourism and Respecting our Culture (ROC) Certified Wilpena Pound Resort in the Ikara Flinders Ranges National Park, guests are welcomed to country nightly in Yura Ngawarla, the language of the Adnyamathanha Traditional Owners.

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THE ROC SERIES | IMMERSION LEADS TO RESPECT AND UNDERSTANDING

14 June 2018 | 0 Comments

The more we know about something, the more we can understand and respect it.

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