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  • Travellers: there is much for you to explore on this website about what where and how to see wildlife, about the wildlife itself, links to further information including  wildlife books and websites, advice on how to ‘tread lightly’ and possibilities for volunteering in wildlife research or conservation projects
  • Researchers: please explore our literature pages, Australian Wildlife Research Network, coming and past events, discussions and a range of other pages
  • Tour operators: please explore our best practice guidelines, discussions, blogs, resource pages and coming and past events

Coming events

Stay tuned for details!    See under ‘Past events‘ for details of 2016 events (and earlier)

Wildlife Tourism Australia (WTA) is a not for profit incorporated association representing tourist operations, educators, researchers, students, businesses, NGOs and individuals that support sustainable wildlife tourism in Australia.

See the code of conduct for our members.

Wildlife Tourism Research and Information

On this site we provide an extensive amount of information in many areas including:

  • research literature relevant to wildlife tourism; discussions, blog entries and book reviews on wildlife tourism topics; reports on workshops, roundtable discussions etc.
  • members’ backgrounds and research interests

Wildlife experience seekers: plan your travels!

Seek quality tour operators, eco-accommodation, wildlife parks, and other wildlife experiences throughout Australia (and beyond), look for volunteer opportunities and information on Australia’s wildlife and their habitats.

Tour Operators, Researchers and Students

NRM jbs for the environment kindly supplies us with some of the information we present on our ‘jobs’ page, for positions vacant that are relevant to wildlife tourism, and supports Wildlife Tourism Australia by helping to promote our events