Local name of the country : Australia
Languages : English and Aboriginal languages
For more information :
Green Travel Guide will permits you to find ECO-certified products, accomodations and activities in Australia
Hiking : Glowworm Tunnel, Great Ocean Walk (Victoria), Uluru Base Walk, Six Foot Track or Kosciuszko Walk (New South Wales), Larapinta Trail or Kings Canyon Rim Walk (Northern Territory), Bay of Fires Lodge Walk, Binna Burra to Green Mountains (Queensland), Cape to Cape Walk (Western Australia), Heysen Trail, Australian Alps Walking Track, The Overland Track (Tasmania), Dove Lake Circuit (Cradle Mountain National Park)
Sailing White Sundays : has an Eco Certification. The Whitsunday Islands are one big protected Australian National Park, this is why they are such a beautiful place to visit. The best way to visit this vast National Park is aboard an Eco Accredited overnight Sailing vessel.
Nullarbor Traveller has the « Ecotourism Australia » label and offers Adventure & Nature Tours in Australia in wild places. Possibility to do some Wwoofing.
Places to stay :
Uptuyu Aboriginal Adventures is an eco-cultural tourism experience which offers nature-based tours to small groups.
Oongkalkada Wilderness Camp luxury eco-tents. Possibility to do some woofing.
Undara Experience « Eco Certified Advanced Ecotourism ». Here you can walk in the path of a volcano and sleep cocooned in an antique railway carriage .
Grampians Eco YHA is Eco-certificated.
Karrijini Ecoretreat is a camp and nature retreat with eco-friendly accomodations inside the Karrijini National Park which offers sustainable tours and activities connected to the aboriginal culture and the environment.
Cultural characteristics :
Some words to learn (Aboriginal) :
Billabong – A body of water