Bruce Poon Tip to attend 20th Global Eco Asia-Pacific Tourism Conference

Tourism and sustainability leaders from Australia and across the globe are getting prepared to meet in Cairns, Queensland from 15-17 October for Ecotourism Australia’s Global Eco Asia-Pacific Tourism Conference!

Over three days, attendees will be given the unique opportunity to learn from some of the world’s most successful tourism organisations and identities.

Bruce Poon Tip, founder of G Adventures will once again be participating at the Global Eco Conference in Cairns this year! Delegates who attended the 2010 conference in Noosa will remember the powerful presentation and message Bruce shared. This year delegates are in for another fantastic treat, with Bruce sharing a brand new and exciting address.

Passionate about sustainability and philanthropy, Bruce is an authority on social entrepreneurship, ‘quintuple bottom line’ versus 3BL, corporate social & environmental responsibility, leading with service and innovation.

This is an opportunity not to be missed!

To see the full list of Keynote Speakers, please visit the Global Eco Asia-Pacific Tourism Conference Website.

Mountain Bike Tours (NSW) – Climate Action Business certified

Mountain Bike Tours (NSW) awarded Climate Action Business Certification

Mountain Bike Tours (NSW) has recently achieved Climate Action Business certification to add to their Ecotourism certification.

Ride through a range of fire trails and backcountry single tracks, exhilarating downhills and log jumps. This adventure takes place amid lush, subtropical rainforests, complemented by ancient volcanic terrain in the World Heritage listed Nightcap National Park in the hinterland of Byron Bay.

The tours are ideal for anyone seeking to experience Byron Bay from another perspective. Even if you’ve never ridden off-road or haven’t touched a bike since childhood, these tour cater to all levels of experience and confidence.

For more information contact Mountain Bike Tours (NSW) on + 61 (0)429 122 504 or visit their website.

For more information on Climate Action Certification please go to: http://www.sustainabletourismaustralia.com/

Tread Lightly Eco Tours achieve ROC and Climate Action Business certification

Tread Lightly Eco Tours add ROC and Climate Action Business to their Advanced ECO Certification

Green Travel Leader Tread Lightly Eco Tours has recently achieved Respecting Our Culture (ROC) and Climate Action Business Certification to add to their existing Advanced Ecotourism Certification.

Tread Lightly Eco Tours achieved Advanced Ecotourism certification in 2000 following minimal impact and best practice touring. In 2010 they were acknowledged as one of the top 50 responsible, ethical and sustainable businesses in Australia.

Tread Lightly Eco Tours supplies interpretive ecological tours in the Blue Mountains World Heritage area 90 minutes west of Sydney, specialising in fully guided bush walks and 4wd eco tours. They specialise in the environmental and the cultural aspects of the Blue Mountains World Heritage region with tours that explore remote wilderness experiencing the natural beauty and ecology of this region.

They have on board professional interpretive guides with extensive knowledge of geology, fauna and flora, Indigenous culture, astronomy and venomous creatures will accentuate your World Heritage experience. When you tour with them you visit ancient rainforest, waterfalls and deep canyons in the World Heritage area offering great photographic opportunities.

For more information please visit their Website 

For information about ROC and Climate Action Certification, please visit our Website.

Bloomfield Lodge – Advanced Ecotourism Certified

Bloomfield Lodge awarded Advanced Ecotourism Certification.

Nowhere else in the world do two World Heritage sites sit side by side with the Daintree Rainforest right outside your door, and the wonder of the Great Barrier Reef just across the bay. Enchanting and beautifully remote, in an unspoilt corner of Far North Queensland, this rainforest hideaway is one of Australia’s most exclusive retreats, where luxury boutique accommodation goes hand in hand with gourmet dining.

Adventurous spirits can take advantage of Bloomfields unique location and discover some of Australia’s most incredible plant, animal and marine life with a guided rainforest walk or a cruise along a jungle fringed river. Visit cascading waterfalls, spend a magical day snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef without another boat in sight or experience some of the world’s finest game fishing.

For more information contact Bloomfield Lodge on +61 7 4035 9166 or  visit their website.

For more information on ECO Certification please visit our website.

Tony’s Tropical Tours – Advanced Ecotourism Certified

Tony’s Tropical Tours awarded Advanced Ecotourism Certification.

Tony’s Tropical Tours is 100% locally owned and family operated, committed to the environment and dedicated to providing guests with an unrushed, private, unique rainforest experience and the best in personal service.

Tony’s Tropical Tours are based around the Daintree Rainforest and include:                      

  • Daintree Rainforest – Cape Tribulation Via Mossman Gorge
  • Bloomfield  Falls – Daintree Rainforest – Cape Tribulation
  • Tablelands, Crater Lakes and Waterfalls

Tony’s Tropical Tours goal is to present guests with a enjoyable and inspiring journey, while creating a better understanding of the Daintree Rainforest area. The small group tours are of the highest standard and have been built on the ability to offer and deliver the best in personal attention in an exclusive environment for a memorable rainforest experience.

For more information contact Tony’s Tropical Tours on +61 7 4099 3230 or  visit their website.

For more information on ECO Certification please visit our website

Billy Tea Bush Safaris achieve ROC and Climate Action Business certification

Billy Tea Bush Safaris add ROC and Climate Action Business to their Advanced ECO Certification

Advanced Ecotourism Certified and Green Travel Leader Billy Tea Bush Safaris has recently achieved Respecting our Culture (ROC) and Climate Action Business Certification to add to their Advanced Ecotourism Certification.

Billy Tea Safaris operate small personalised extended tours to Cape York. Day tours to Daintree, Cape Tribulation, 4WD Bloomfield Track and Chillagoe Caves and Outback. Custom built high clearance 4WD vehicles built for customer comfort. Billy Tea Safaris cater for all ages and join a tour to see the best of World Heritage Rainforest to the Outback.

Billy Tea Safaris have experienced Guides on board that are accredited with extensive local knowledge, experience and expertise specialising in Fauna, Flora History, Local Area, Aboriginal Culture and general overview of the area.

For more information please visit their Website

 For information about ROC and Climate Action Certification, please visit our Website.

Kangaroo Island Seafront Resort

Kangaroo Island Seafront Resort has recently achieved Climate Action Certification at Business level.

Kangaroo Island Seafront Resort is perfectly situated in Penneshaw – Gateway to Kangaroo Island, and overlooks the magnificent Backstairs Passage. Kangaroo Island is totally unspoilt with white beaches, rocky outcrops and stunning coastline, it is also home to an abundance of wildlife.

The Seafront Resort offers four star accommodation close to the Sealink Ferry Terminal with a sparkling solar heated pool.

For more information contact Kangaroo Island Seafront Resort on +61 8 8553 1028 or visit their Website

For more information on Climate Action please go to our Website