What is the Eco Certification Program?
The ECO Certification logo is a globally recognized brand which assists travelers to choose and experience a genuine and authentic tour, attraction, cruise or accommodation that is environmentally, socially and economically sustainable. The ECO Certification program assures travelers that certified products are backed by a strong, well managed commitment to sustainable practices and provides high quality nature-based tourism experiences.
The better question is how long do you have? You can do the East Coast over the course of a lifetime, or, if done in smaller trips, can take as little as 2 weeks. How long your East Coast adventure takes is totally up to you, your budget and how long you spend savouring each moment and destination.
Depending on where you want to start and end you can adjust your itinerary and take as much time to explore as needed.
Heading to Fraser Island? No matter if you are joining a guided or tag-along tour, or you have decided on a self-drive Fraser Island experience, if you have arrived in Hervey Bay with a car or other vehicle there will be one question on your mind - where can I park in Hervey Bay?
As one of the most mythical creatures on the planet, swimming with humpback whales is an experience that people are drawn to from all corners of the globe. It’s an encounter that most people can only dream of, so soak up the beauty of nature and keep your eyes peeled.
As the main gateway to Fraser Island, Hervey Bay is a great place to base yourself while exploring the Fraser Coast. There are endless single day, overnight and tag along Fraser Island tours that depart from Hervey Bay, however, many tours have luggage restrictions and it is likely that you will only be able to take a backpack with you. So, where can you store your luggage while on Fraser Island?
Each winter the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park sees an influx of humpback and minke whales. Each and every dolphin and whale that enters the park is protected, with a very strict set of rules in place when encountering them. Most of the encounters in the Marine Park and Whitsunday Islands are accidental, as there are few whale watching operators in the area. However, even if encountering them by surprise or accident there are a strict set of rules that people and vessels much adhere to.