As Australia's Queensland Premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk announced that Queensland was opening its borders from December, Ecotourism Australia CEO Rod Hillman recognised 10 of Australia’s leading nature-based tourism businesses for being ECO certified for 20 years.
The 10 for 20 list
Explore beaches and islands, outback, wetlands and The Scenic Rim, just south of Brisbane with beautiful mountain streams, rainforest, kangaroos, bowerbirds and so much else.
Broken River Mountain Resort, in the cool mountain tranquility of Eungella National Park, is both a retreat from Queensland’s tropical heat and the world’s best location to see platypus in the wild, and it is more than just a unique wildlife experience.
Capricorn Caves are the premier nature based attraction in Central Queensland. Here you can explore spectacular caves in a limestone ridge and spot little insectivorous bats in certain seasons. These magnificent caves are located north of Rockhampton and winner of many major tourism and environment awards and eco-tourism accreditation.
Sunshine Coast is famous among tourists for its tropical paradise and scenic views. Discover the beauty of Maroochy River and enjoy the calming experience of being surrounded by nature through our eco boat trips.
The Daintree Rainforest is undoubtedly one of the world’s natural wonders. Its complex tropical ecosystem is over 180 million years old, making it a registered UNESCO World Heritage site and a popular tourist destination. One of the best ways to experience the rainforest is by cruising along the Daintree River.
Imagine Cruises is an advanced Eco-Accredited company. All of our tours are designed to combine environment and tourism in a successful partnership. We showcase the best that the Port Stephens-Great Lakes Marine Park has to offer, while simultaneously doing our best to educate our guests and take care of our spectacular environment as well as the creatures, both land and sea, that inhabit it.
Nowhere else in the world can you experience such timeless, natural beauty and peace as when you are gliding through the World-Heritage listed Barmah Wetlands aboard MV Kingfisher.
Moonshadow - TQC offer a great range of cruises. Whales, dolphins, Historical Island, Broughton Island - check us out! We have the largest vessels in Port Stephens ensuring both a comfortable and memorable cruising experience.
Sailaway sets the standards high for nature based, snorkelling and sailing experiences on the Great Barrier Reef. Our commitment to Eco Tourism is an opportunity to increase awareness and appreciation of our natural environment.
Tread Lightly is an eco-tourism operator offering interpretive guided tours in the Blue Mountains World Heritage area. We offer Walking tours in the Valley of the Waters, Grand Canyon, the Ruined Castle, Blue Gum Forest, Kedumba Valley, and wilderness areas of the Blue Mountains. Night tours and 4WD tours are also available.