Ecotourism is mainly focused on natural environments, supporting the conservation efforts and observance of wildlife. It brings together individuals, communities, and agencies that initiate responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment. This environment, in turn, sustains the well-being of the people around it.
Some places are hosts to Ecotourism. Some offer whale watching in West Australia or traverse the caves in the Tasmanian Wilderness. These Eco spots will surely awaken the nature lover in you.
Great Barrier Reef
The world’s largest world heritage, the Great Barrier Reef, covers thousands of square kilometres of reefs, islands and ocean waters that house the largest coral reef system. This ecosystem supports an amazing mix of marine life. Here, you will surely be astonished by the beauty this environment can offer.
The Kakadu National Park is located in Australia’s rugged Northern territory. It’s composed of estuaries, floodplains, lowlands, southern hills and basins, and the stone country. It is also known for its Aboriginal people who are rich in indigenous culture. Kakadu’s rock formation, indigenous rock arts, and a beautiful group of birdlife and aquatic life will surely leave you in awe and appreciate nature at its finest.
If you love humpbacks, whale watching in West Australia is a must see. During the month of September, rare blue whales and their calves join bottlenose dolphins at the Geographe Bay in Dunsborough.
If you love the beach and the rainforest equally, then Fraser Island is for you. This largest sand island in the world has stunning white sand beaches, coloured sand cliffs, rainforests and pristine clear freshwater lakes.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is the world’s largest monolith and sacred site. It has a spiritual significance to the people who live here. It is also known as Ayers Rock because of its massive sandstone rock formation.
With nature trips like these, you will be more understanding and appreciative of nature, culture, society, and life as a whole.