These gold award winners are a good representation of the type of ecotourism activities available in Australia. If you’re looking for the best ecotourism experiences down under, these are a pretty good start.
Renowned for its lack of building regulations, Bali is in desperate need of more sustainable developments. Has Bloo Lagoon Ecotourism Village got it right? Sitting high on a hilltop, with panoramic views overlooking Labuhan Amuk Bay and Badung Strait, Bloo Lagoon Village in Padang Bai feels a million miles from the frenetic, hedonistic hotspot of Kuta. We stayed for five days and found a little piece of paradise.
From lush green paddy fields to coastal limestone mountains, delicious smelling street stalls to colonial influenced architecture, Vietnam offers travellers a distinctly different experience.
At the opening of Tribewanted’s new site in Italy, social entrepreneur Ben Keene talked about the site, the future and creating new sustainable tourism models.
Perhaps it’s not the top of everyone’s ecotourism ‘must-see’ list, but the tourist ministry of Iraq is working hard to lure visitors back to the ancient kingdom.
When the Turkish government decided to bring in a group of ecotourism specialists to help them turn Eastern Turkey into a top ecotourism destination, they called in the region’s top guide to show us around.
The fabulous Elephant Pepper Camp in Kenya is the definition of relaxed isolation. Situated in the heart of the great African wilderness that attracts millions of tourists a year, the lodge is the perfect place for a stress-free getaway.
Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar Sushil Kumar Modi’s recent announcement that the government was keen on turning the Valmiki Tiger Reserve (VTR) into an exclusive ecotourist destination has been received with great excitement and enthusiasm.
Eco travel encompasses all the varients of ecotourism and green travel. So whether it’s responsible travel, sustainable tourism, ethical tourism or culturally aware travel, they all fall under the same umbrella of eco travel. So, in essence, anyone who prefers to travel the green way is an eco traveller.
Since the devastating bush fires of Black Saturday, Marysville has well and truly risen from the ashes. Determined residents have rebuilt the town and it’s now bigger and better than ever. Tourism is once again booming and the environment is flourishing. We explored the town and surrounds on a weekend out of Melbourne.