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Our Story

Discover. Connect. Contribute

“No one will protect what they don’t care about, and no one will care about what they have never experienced” Sir David Attenborough

Are you searching for a different way to travel where you can connect with locals, experience nature and wildlife, get off the beaten tourist trail and discover incredible hidden gems?

We believe travel is an opportunity to Discover nature and wildlife in a way which leads to a deeper understanding and appreciation of these special places. Our eco holidays Connect with places, the local people and wildlife, and like-minded travellers. You can Contribute in a positive way to local communities and conservation.

Our mission is to connect people with nature to support the conservation of our beautiful natural world and wildlife. We don’t want you to simply visit a destination; we want you to collect experiences that are personal to you, knowing that your holiday supports real and credible conservation outcomes.

Australia Nature Tours is a social enterprise owned by Australia’s leading not-for-profit, private conservation organisation – Conservation Volunteers Australia. Since 1982 we’ve been delivering long-term, sustainable and measurable conservation outcomes for our native flora and fauna. As a social enterprise, we reinvest our profits to achieve Conservation Action. Our eco-tours, eco accommodation experiences and nature holidays, or more active hands-on adventures, all support important conservation efforts across Australia.

Our tours and holidays all offer inspiration, life-changing small group tour experiences and responsible holidays showcasing the unique and special conservation values of the local wildlife and natural environment. Many of our tour and experiences take place in areas of high conservation value, offering exclusive opportunities to go behind the scenes and discover our national parks, private conservation reserves and cultural landscapes.

Naturewise Eco Escapes offer a variety of themes and experiences to suit varying interests, budgets, fitness and travel comfort levels:

· Nature and wildlife tours

· Walking tours

· Aboriginal cultural experiences

· Hands-on conservation and research expeditions

· Eco-accommodation packages

· Camping trips to boutique ecolodge accommodation

· Family friendly eco tours

· Student and youth packages

· Educational tours

· Corporate and charity tours

· Tailor made group tours

With Naturewise Eco Escapes you’ll make a positive impact on the people and places you meet along the way. Please search our range of Eco Holidays to find your perfect experience.