Walking along Central Australia's stunning Larapinta Trail |  <i>Graham Michael Freeman</i> Trekking in to the stone country on the Nourlangie Massif, Kakadu |  <i>Rhys Clarke</i> Explore the spectacular beehive domes of the Bungle Bungles |  <i>Holly Van De Beek</i> Trekking amongst the stone country of Kakadu |  <i>Rhys Clarke</i> Crossing dry creek beds on the Remote Northern Flinders Camel Trek |  <i>Andrew Bain</i> Trekkers embarking at the beginning of the Larapinta Trail, the old Telegraph Station |  <i>Peter Walton</i> Hanging out at Gunlom Plunge Pool |  <i>Nicholas Gouldhurst</i> Classic outback country in Australia's Northern Territory |  <i>Paddy Pallin</i>

Memberships and accreditations 

Our industry associations

We are proud members of numerous nationally and internationally recognised industry bodies, all of which set the benchmark for responsible tourism practices. Our operations are certified and accredited by these industry-wide endorsed standards to ensure we bring you exceptional service with a small footprint.

Great Walks of Australia

Australian Walking Holidays is a founding member of the Great Walks of Australia. Great Walks of Australia is an exclusive collection of the best premium guided multi day 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. Australian Walking Holidays pioneering developments of the new Larapinta semi permanent campsites with four along the trail has lifted the Larapinta Trail to a level of the world class standards of the Great Walks of Australia.

Find out more about the Great Walks of Australia here

EcoTourism Australia

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.
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Leave No Trace

We support the policies Leave No Trace Australia to ensure destinations retain their natural character and cultural diversity. Our parent company, World Expeditions, is one of the key industry partners and the Leave No Trace principles are embedded into our philosophy. Find more about our commitment to leaving no trace here.
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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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