ACT (Australian Capital Territory), Australia is our nations capital and really is home to Australia’s story. My Green Australia is here to help you find some of the best eco holiday spots around!

Eco-tourism as defined by Ecotourism Australia,

“Ecotourism is ecologically sustainable tourism with a primary focus on experiencing natural areas that fosters environmental and cultural understanding, appreciation and conservation”

ACT is our nations capital but it doesn’t have to be all business? Let’s have a look at some top spots within the ACT.


Diamant Hotel Canberra – The Diamant Hotels are committed to reducing the impact on the environment at local and greater levels. Management monthly assesses the environmental impact of all the operations adopting a policy aimed at improving the hotels environmental performance by reducing pollution, emissions and waste.

Country Guesthouse Schonegg – offers quality accommodation and a licensed a la carte restaurant in the heart of the Murrumbateman wine district only 30 minutes from Canberra

Ginninderry Homestead – Ginninderry Homestead offers personalised 4.5 star boutique hotel style accommodation for that relaxing break away, respite on your journey, corporate visit or group get-together – and only 15 minutes from Canberra City!


Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve – The reserve comprises a large valley floor, the Tidbinbilla mountain range and the Gibraltar range. Together, Namadgi National Park and Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve form the northern part of the Australian Alps. In 2008, Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve and the adjacent educational facility, Birrigai Outdoor School were merged to form one entity, Tidbinbilla.

Roof of Australia Guided Walks – Auswalk’s Roof of Australia is an  INN-to-INN accommodated walking holiday.  You traverse the Snowy Mountains, walking from one delightful ski village to the next.

Canberra Winery Tours – Winemaking is the most sensual way to understand a piece of land. Canberra District wines deliver unique qualities derived from an environment like no other in Australia.

To ensure the ACT continues to be a nature-lovers playground be sure to check for ecotourism and nature tourism certification when choosing tourism businesses that operate on public land.

What are you favourite spots in the ACT?

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