Wildlife Tourism Australia Conference 2020

“Wildlife Tourism: Enhancing the Benefits for Wildlife and People”

This important conference is likely to be a big one, involving universities, tour operators, ecolodges, zoos, national parks, NGOs, local government and others

Wild koala near Gold Coast. Photo: Araucaria Ecotours

Nathan campus of Griffith University, Brisbane, Queensland (“the university in a forest”)

21-25 June 2020

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Accommodation is an easy 10-minute bush-walk away from the venue or a 25-minute bus ride to numerous choices in the city.


  • Innovation and diversity in wildlife tourism for economic growth and biodiversity conservation in regional areas
  • Wildlife/human interactions (positive and negative): enhancing the positive and mitigating the negative
  • The forgotten wildlife: tourism involving reptiles, frogs, fish, invertebrates and the lesser-known mammals and birds
  • Visitor education for appreciation and understanding of wildlife: making it entertaining, memorable and meaningful
  • Citizen science and conservation volunteering in wildlife tourism
  • Climate change and wildlife tourism
  • Wildlife tourism in Asia and the Pacific

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Coming soon:

Thorny devil, Tallaringa Photo DEWNR, SA
  • Keynote speakers
  • Venue details
  • Topics in detail
  • Call for papers
  • Registration
  • Program – basic outline

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Minke whale. Photo: Eye to Eye Marine Encounters
Orangutan at Sepilok, Sabah, Borneo. Photo Araucaria Ecotours

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