Conservation Case Studies from the Australian Ecotourism Industry
In 2012, Ecotourism Australia approached a number of Green Travel Leaders (tourism operators who had held Ecotourism Certification for more than 10 years) carrying Advanced Ecotourism Certification to outline their conservation activities.
Both Ecotourism and Advanced Ecotourism certified operators are required to contribute to conservation at both a local and national level.
To read more about their work, please download the Case Studies.
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. Catering for all ages and join us to sea the best of World Heritage Rainforest to the Outback.
Cooper Creek Wilderness conducts exclusive walking tours through the sacred heart of the world’s oldest rainforest, the Daintree, Cape Tribulation, Queensland, Australia.
Cooper Creek Wilderness is a privately owned World Heritage Nature Refuge. Here you will find inspirational and remarkably diverse rainforest at its best. Local experts guide small exclusive groups through superb rainforest and share their intimate secrets.
Daintree Dicsovery Centre – Gateway to the Daintree! DOC provides a perfect introduction to this iconic World Heritage area. With its Canopy Tower, spectacular Aerial Walkway and audio Guides (6 languages) visitors can explore every level of the rainforest. This award-winning interpretive facility is the number one Ecotourism attraction in the Daintree.
Ecotours and walks for those who are curious about the natural world. A range of 3-7 day departures explore natural areas including the Snowy River, Croajingolong, Errinundra and Alpine National Parks. Local guides share their love and knowledge of natural history and select departures incorporate wildlife research with naturalist guides.
Sailaway is a luxury sailing catamaran sailing daily to Low Isles, Coral Bay Island on the Great Barrier Reef. Sailaway offers a pure sailing experience and snorkelling with turtles.
Skyrail is the World’s Most Beautiful Rainforest Experience. A 7.5km cableway, Skyrail glides just metres over the canopy of Australia’s World Heritage listed Tropical Rainforests. Two mid-stations, Red Peak and Barron Falls, provide the opportunity to explore and learn about this ancient environment on boardwalks and at the Rainforest Interpretation Centre.
The Wildlife Habitat in Port Douglas is an immersion exhibit – an open and interactive environment for guests and animals to mingle in a natural setting. Wander along elevated boardwalks as birds fly and roam freely. Experience wildlife from the Rainforest, Wetlands and Grasslands environments, and learn with our guided tours and presentations. Enjoy Breakfast with the Birds or Lunch with the Lorikeets as birds wander freely amongst the tables.