For over 18 years, Earth Sanctuary has built its reputation as a leader in sustainability for education, tours and events. Our family’s determination and passion to deliver authentic and unique programs that inspire and motivate visitors is a central reason to our success. Here are some of Earth Sanctuary’s accreditations and achievements to date:

Winner 2012 & 2014 Qantas Bolga Award – Excellence in Sustainable Tourism

The Northern Territory Governments’ highest award recognizing excellence in sustainable tourism.

Advanced Ecotourism Certification

The Ecotourism Certification Program is Ecotourism Australia’s flagship program. Ecotourism certification is for nature tourism operators and it provides industry, protected area managers, local communities and travellers with an assurance that the certified experience is backed by a commitment to best practice ecological sustainability, natural area management and the provision of quality ecotourism experiences.
Developed in Australia in 1996, the Ecotourism certification was the first environmental certification for the tourism industry in the world.


ATEC (Australian Tourism Export Council) are the largest membership-based organisation representing Australia’s tourism export sector. With 850 members from across the country and across the industry – including inbound tour operators, tourism product suppliers and service providers. The members of our ATEC family have one major thing in common – a commitment to growing Australia’s international tourism market.

Land For Wildlife

Land for Wildlife is a voluntary conservation program that supports protecting, enhancing and rehabilitating native flora and fauna. The Land for Wildlife program operates land management programs, workshops, field days, and provides opportunities to meet other like-minded landholders.

Earth’s Cool

When Earth Sanctuary began in January 2000, so did Earth’s Cool, our grass roots education program to motivate and inspire young people to take positive action in their lives towards a sustainable future.

ROC – Respect Our Culture

In 2013, Earth Sanctuary obtained certification under Ecotourism Australia’s Respecting Our Cultures program, reflecting the business’ commitment to respecting local cultural integrity and promoting indigenous experiences.


The T-QUAL Tick helps you to make more informed choices by identifying Australia’s quality tourism products and services.
When booking products and services endorsed by the T-QUAL Tick:

Be confident that your expectations will be met;

Trust consistently high standards will deliver quality experiences;

Gain value for money in your chosen price range;

Enjoy quicker and easier holiday planning; and

Relax, knowing that you will be taken care of.

Tourism Accreditation

Tourism accreditation is a process designed to establish and to continually improve business standards for conducting tourism businesses. It aims to assist every tourism business to improve the way it operates. Thus, accreditation provides consumers and the industry with an assurance that a tourism operator is committed to quality business practices and professionalism in all aspects of the enterprise.