Ecotourism Accreditation

Ecotourism Australia has an Eco Certification Program which has been developed to identify genuine nature tourism and ecotourism products in Australia.

It applies to three types of nature tourism

Certification is based on the following six principles

  1. Business management and operational planning
  2. Business ethics
  3. Responsible marketing
  4. Customer satisfaction
  5. Natural area focus
  6. Environmental sustainability

Advanced ecotourism certification must also adopt the following four principles

  1. Interpretation and education
  2. Contribution to conservation
  3. Working with local communities
  4. Cultural respect and sensitivity

The following tourism businesses on have been Eco Certified

Eco Certified — Advanced Ecotourism

Eco Certified — Ecotourism