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Eco-certification

We are proud to be accredited by Ecotourism Australia’s Eco Certification Program. Conservation of the Great Barrier Reef, local marine life and our natural environment is paramount.

We are fully committed to sustainable tourism. We share Ecotourism Australia’s vision: ‘To be leaders in assisting ecotourism and other committed tourism operations to become environmentally sustainable, economically viable, and socially and culturally responsible.’

Our Certification, awarded in 2009, provides assurance to our customers, local communities and industry that we maintain best practice in ecological sustainability, natural area management, and the provision of quality ecotourism experiences. By maintaining this accreditation we commit to operating in an environmentally and culturally sustainable manner, now and into the future.

We are determined to ensure the Whitsundays and Great Barrier Reef remain magical environments well into the future.

To ensure your ecological footprint is minimal, and your ecotourism adventure is amazing, our fleet of yachts, catamarans and power boats all contain on board ecotourism reference material which includes:

  • Environmental Minimal Impact Code
  • Safe snorkeling guide
  • Fishing guide
  • Marine Park Zoning map
  • National Parks Information
  • Ngaro Tribe Information
  • Walking tracks information
  • Marine stinger factsheet
  • Marine species factsheet
  • Protecting the Whales in the Whitsundays factsheet
  • Public Moorings & Anchoring factsheet

 

Here at WRAY we collect, recycle and distribute critically needed soap for the Soap Aid Foundation. All un-used soaps from each charter is recycled and provided to the Soap Aid Foundation.

By recycling un-used soap from every charter we help the Soap Aid Foundation to;

  • Reprocess & deliver recycled hotel soap to disadvantaged communities in Australia and overseas
  • Provide over 100,000 children & adults with soap
  • Provide over 400 schools with soap
  • Prevent diseases from spreading
  • Reduce Wastage
  • Limit the usage of raw minerals

Working together we can save lives and protect the environment. You can donate, or read more from this organisation by visiting their website: Soap Aid

 

Learn more about ecotourism in the Whitsundays and Great Barrier Reef:

Global Sustainable Tourism Council
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Clownfish and anemone on the Great Barrier Reef

Look for Nemo the clownfish in the colourful underwater world of the Whitsundays.