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10 ACCESSIBLE, ECO CERTIFIED EXPERIENCES YOU CAN’T MISS

26 April 2019 | 0 Comments

Some travel for adventure, others travel to relax – whatever your reason, I think we can all agree it should be accessible for everyone! We’ve compiled a list of some of our absolute favourite locations and activities that are suitable for varying accessibility levels, wants and needs. Of course, we encourage you to contact these operators before you travel to ensure that they're able to cater to you.  

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PART TWO OF OUR NT ADVENTURE

24 January 2019 | 0 Comments

This is the second part of two-part Northern Territory road trip article – check out where we’ve been so far here!

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HUMANS OF THE REEF: LAURA RONDEROS - SEASTAR CRUISES

23 November 2018 | 0 Comments

For the months of September - November, we'll be posting a series of Humans of the Reef case studies. This case study series will capture the faces and stories of the people who work on our reefs - their day-to-day, their perspectives, their favourite things. In doing this, we want to strengthen awareness about the value of, and threats to, coral reefs and their associated ecosystems and show off our certified, best practice operators who are doing their part to protect these incredible natural wonders.

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BE PART OF THE SOLUTION, NOT THE PROBLEM

20 November 2018 | 0 Comments

What have you heard about the Great Barrier Reef? If we hazard a guess, there’s a good chance it was bad news. Our media, as much as we love it and learn from it, seems to enjoy focusing on the problems when it comes to the reef – coral bleaching, climate change impacts, the dying reef, overfishing – the list goes on. But what we don’t get to hear much about is what people are doing to protect the reef, and to conserve it for future generations. In this article we want to share just some of these things – plus give you some easy ways to get involved and be part of the solution.

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WA WANDERLUST: EXPERIENCE THE BEST OF WEST

12 November 2018 | 0 Comments

You may think that Western Australia, the largest state in Australia, is mostly outback. But in the southwest corner you’ll not only find the state’s capital, Perth but also the delightful Margaret River wine region. Making your way up the coast, the sights you will encounter are breathtaking, with beautiful sandy beaches on one side and vast desert on the other. At the top of the state lies the mighty Kimberley region. Need some more inspiration? Here’s a selection of our favourite places and activities for your next visit to WA.

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REEFSTAR CRUISES ACHIEVES ECOTOURISM CERTIFICATION

12 October 2018 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Reefstar Cruises for achieving Ecotourism Certification for their Relax and Explore Cruise and the Ultimate Experience Cruise!

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HOW ECOTOURISM AUSTRALIA MEMBERS HELP THE REEF

20 September 2018 | 0 Comments

It makes good business sense to preserve the place in which you work. For our members, protecting their local environment means that not only will their visitors get an amazing experience, but also that they’ll be able to operate sustainably in years to come.

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GREEN TRAVEL LEADERS SHOW COMMITMENT TO SUSTAINABILITY IS GOOD FOR BUSINESS

29 June 2018 | 0 Comments

As of 2018, one third of Ecotourism Australia’s certified operators are Green Travel Leaders, which means they have been certified for 10 years or longer.  It’s proof that being sustainable goes beyond just being ‘green’– it’s also about positioning yourself to excel in an increasingly saturated industry.

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EAST COAST CRUISES ACHIEVES ECOTOURISM CERTIFICATION

28 June 2018 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to our newest certified operator, East Coast Cruises, for achieving Ecotourism certification for their One Day on Maria - Circumnavigation walking and cruise tour and their One Day on Maria - Ile Des Phoques walking and cruise tour.

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WOODSON THE RESCUE TURTLE AND HIS 3 ECOTOURISM AUSTRALIA FRIENDS

10 April 2018 | 0 Comments

When Woodson the green sea turtle was first found washed up on a beach in Bowen two and a half years ago, he only had one eye and was starving, believed to have been living on a diet of rubbish.

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