If you would like to conduct guided tours or overnight walks and treks then consider the Ecotourism Tour Guide course to provide you the knowledge and skills to create tours that will impress your clients.

If you currently work in tourism and are looking to explore more opportunities in the industry or love to get out on treks and discover new places, ecotourism is something you will enjoy studying.

With the opportunity to go onto further studies in tourism and management, the Ecotourism Tour guide is just what you need to put you on the right track.


Course Outline
Course Code: 
100 hours - Access for 12 months
Online & Correspondence
Statement of achievement
Lesson Structure: 
  1. Ecotourism Basics
  2. Interpretive Services in Ecotourism
  3. Ecology and Conservation
  4. Plant and Animal Classification and Identification
  5. Geology/Geomorphology
  6. Interpreting Aquatic Environments
  7. Interpreting Land Environments
  8. Planning an Ecotour
  9. Ecotour Displays
  10. Leading an Ecotour
Aims - the learning objectives of the course: 
  • An ability to analyse the industry of ecotourism in your country.
  • To recognise factors of the environment and their significance to ecotourism.
  • To plan an ecotour.
  • Create interpretative aids for a selected ecotourism activity.
  • Develop a display with an ecotourism theme.
  • Determine the specific name of a range of natural features in a selected wilderness area including:
  1. Birds
  2. Fish
  3. Shells
  4. Other animals
  5. Plants
  • Lead an interpretive tour with an ecotourism theme.
  • Develop innovative concepts in interpretation for a selected aquatic ecotourism activity.
  • Identify geological and geomorphological factors of interest to ecotourists.