The intense blue of the Swan River matches the perfect cloudless sky above Perth, while the turquoise water of the Indian Ocean laps the city's shores. You can enjoy this beautiful sight from the green, well maintained and flowery Kings Park, set upon a hill.
Ecotourism in Honduras is currently experiencing a boom in popularity due to its beautiful landscapes, which is coupled with the affordable activities that the country has to offer. Visitors can enjoy everything from scuba diving to ecotours in this beautiful destination that boasts sparkling azure waters, lapping at soft, white sands and lush tropical rainforests.
Zimbabwe is one of a few African countries which have helped to drive ecotourism to become the fastest growing sector on the continent. Ecotourism is a growing industry which Zimbabwe is set to cash in on by targeting tourists who spend more and stay longer, which adds to the local economy and creates work.
Ecotourism in Latin America is exciting and progressive, as well as locally focused and sustainable minded. There's so much for the ecotourist to see and do that it can be tough to know where to start, so we've decided to make it easier and run through the top 10 ecotourism experiences in Central and South America.
As tourism in Gambia is still a growing industry, efforts have already been made to ensure that the country doesn't suffer the adverse effects of mass tourism, especially as it's such a small country, so there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy ecotourism in Gambia.
Tourism, not just ecotourism, in Vietnam, has changed vastly since the mid-1980s. Between political and economic reforms, government-led policy developments, work with the USAID, UNWTO, and UNDP, and a shift towards community-based sustainable tourism development, ecotourism in Vietnam has gradually grown into a fully-fledged industry.
Rapid and extensive development in the Dominican Republic has damaged a lot of the country's natural resources, wildlife reserves and tropical rainforests, with only 15% of its original forest cover remaining. Therefore the promotion and implementation of ecotourism in the Dominican Republic is vital if the country is to preserve its remaining environment.
The setting sun cloaked the evening sky in shades of pinky pastel, and lit up the island that dominates the coastline around here. A woman wandering by grabs a knife and in swift strokes, beheads for us the three struggling Kahawai on the beach.
"No taste like it," she sighs in satisfaction. "From the sea to the plate in one hour!" Refusing to take even a single salmon for her trouble however, she then strolls off into the sunset with her Bichon Frise toy dog dancing beside her.
Cyprus is a popular destination for tourists from around the world, but this has led to many of the island's villages becoming abandoned or under populated due to locals moving to where they can find work. Ecotourism in Cyprus is seeking to address this and there are now many opportunities for the discerning traveller to enjoy a green holiday, which gives back to the people of Cyprus.
Our ecotourism experience is almost over, but there is still time for the last great effort, more than 60 Km biking in one of the most beautiful landscape in Norway. They said Norwegian artists used to come along this route when looking for inspiration. Are you ready for that?