Eco Tourism

What is Ecotourism?

Great Ocean Road Adventure Park shall be an Ecotourism adventure park.

Ecotourism is defined more about the critic by Ecotourism Australia as “Ecologically sustainable tourism with a primary focus on experiencing natural areas that fosters environmental and cultural understanding, appreciation and conservation.”

Great Ocean Road Adventure Park shall be pursuing the 3 levels of ECO certification:

  • Nature Tourism: Tourism in a natural area that leaves minimal impact on the environment.
  • Ecotourism: Tourism in a natural area that offers interesting ways to learn about the environment with an operator that uses resources wisely, contributes to the conservation of the environment and helps local communities.
  • Advanced Ecotourism: Australia’s leading and most innovative ecotourism products, providing an opportunity to learn about the environment with an operator who is committed to achieving best practice when using resources wisely, contributing to the conservation of the environment and helping local communities.

The ECO certification program

Want to help the environment while you are on holidays? The ECO Certification logo is a globally recognized brand which assists travellers to choose and experience a genuine and authentic tour, attraction, cruise or accommodation that is environmentally, socially and economically sustainable.

The ECO Certification program assures you that certified products are backed by a commitment to sustainable practices and provides high quality nature-based tourism experiences.

Kids in Nature Network is part of a growing international movement which reconnects children with nature. Key organisations include: 

The international Children and Nature Network (USA)
www.childrenandnature.org

Nature Play Week, Kids in Nature
http://natureplayweek.org.au