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

WTA welcomes new members and research projects.

See the code of conduct for our members.

Join Wildlife Tourism Australia

Explore our menus for:

  • Wildlife experiences around Australia and beyond
  • Research and general literature
  • How to tread lightly when traveling
  • Information on wildlife and their habitats
  • Discussion of issues
  • Coming events
  • Reports of past conferences and workshops
  • Good-practice wildlife interpretation
  • Tourism and conservation, etc.

Wildlife Tourism Australia is a member of Ecotourism Australia and of Protect The Bush Alliance. It is also represented on the interpretation working group of the National Geotourism Strategy

Recent events


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Coming Events

Workshop Wildlife Tourism in Australia and Indonesia and its relationship to Geotourism, Sydney 20 July 2024

Conference. Wild Tails: the Value of Story-telling and other Quality Interpretation in Wildlife Tourism. Hastings Point, NSW 5-7 November 2024

***REGISTRATION and call for papers NOW OPEN***

Earlybird discount extended to 30 June

Call for papers ends 31 July

Also visit: Coming-events

Download a detailed report on last year’s conference here: “Wildlife tourism assisting wildlife: making it really happen!”