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Memberships and Accreditations

World Expeditions has the following accreditation and membership for the Larapinta Trail:

Great Walks of Australia

Australian Walking Holidays and parent company World Expeditions are founding members of the Great Walks of Australia. Great Walks of Australia is an exclusive collection of the best premium guided multiday walks Australia has to offer. Each of these independently owned and guided walking experiences is unique. Together they cover some of Australia’s most iconic landscapes. This industry led collective joins together Australia's best walking holidays, characterised by exclusive, special accommodation that compliments the walk perfectly.


World Expeditions with Australian Walking Holidays have pioneered developments of the Larapinta semi permanent multi award-winning campsites and continues to lift the Larapinta Trail to a level of the world class standards of the Great Walks of Australia.
 


Tourism central australia

Our Northern Territory trips are a member of Tourism Central Australia, a non-profit organisation supporting businesses with the growth of the tourism industry in the Red Centre region.
 


Friends of the Larapinta Trail

Australian Walking Holidays continues to support the non-for-profit group dedicated to promoting and maintaining the Larapinta Trail.
 


Ecotourism ECO IV certified

Our Larapinta walks have been accredited as Ecotourism ECO IV certified for 'tourism in natural areas focusing on optimal resources use, conservation practices and helps local communities'.

Our Larapinta Trail Treks are certified ecotourism products by Ecotourism.org.au. This is because the trips are in a natural area and focus on optimal resources use, leaving minimal impact on the environment and offering interesting ways to learn about the environment. We are acknowledged as an operator that use resources wisely, contributes to conserving the environment and helps local communities. Our products are backed by a strong and well managed commitment to sustainable practices and that we provide high quality nature-based tourism experiences.  


 


Accredited Tourism Business Australia

The distinctive “tick” logo provides you with an assurance that the tourism business has a proven commitment to the highest quality of service.

All businesses accredited through the Australian Tourism Accreditation Program meet the Australian Tourism Accreditation Standard, ensuring:

- Quality
- Reliability

- Professionalism
- Accuracy in Advertising
- Environmental Practices
- Adherence to a Code of Ethics 
 

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