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interpretive planning
and products
delivering meaningful
visitor experiences

Above: The signage for the Furneaux Geotrail on Flinders Island in Bass Strait is supported by detailed digital content. This is hosted in a web-app accessed via location specific QR code links. Nature Tourism Services undertook the Stage 1 project works for this ambitious Geotrail roll out in 2019.

wallaces heritage trail entry

Above: The landscape design, structural design, signage and digital product development for the Wallaces Heritage Trail entry on the Bogong High Plains was undertaken by Nature Tourism Services in several stages across 2011-16.

Nature tourism invites people to explore an outdoor area and experience first hand its natural and cultural heritage values.

Nature tourism's promise is not just the enjoyment of open air activity, but rather the chance to connect with and appreciate a place's underlying heritage values.

ballina coastal recreation path

Above: Special nodes along the Ballina Coastal Recreation Path invite users to break their journey and learn more about the Aboriginal cultural heritage of the ground now protected as part of the East Ballina Aboriginal Place.

Nature Tourism Services was established in 1998 by
IAN CHARLES
and
MARIANNE WALSH
to help land managers deliver a user experience based around safe, meaningful and enriching travel to heritage places.

We offer a unique suite of integrated nature tourism communication products.

These include strategic interpretive planning, landscape design, signage, mapping and digital product specifically developed to enhance the functionality of onsite interpretation signs.

stockton sandspit sign

Above: Nature Tourism Services are interpretive sign specialists. The example shown here comes from a suite of signage installed at Stockton Sandspit, Newcastle.

gate design wentworth falls

Above: This indigenous design motif was cut out of steel sheeting for a gate entry at Wentworth Falls. The motif design was undertaken by Nature Tourism Services using original images provided by Darug elder Chris Tobin. Chris subsequently approved the composite design .

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contacts

Tel: +61 2 4784 2052

Mob: 0427 009 805

Email: cw@naturetourismservices.com.au

Post: PO Box 333 KATOOMBA NSW AUSTRALIA 2780

We are an Australian company based in the Blue Mountains west of Sydney. Our project portfolio embraces work across Australia including major projects in the Kimberley Region of Western Australia and Far North Queensland as well as extensive project work across NSW and Victoria.

We have the capacity to undertake work for overseas clients on selected projects and welcome enquiries in this regard.

mungo meeting place opening

Above: Aboriginal people who care for their Country at Mungo National Park gathered for the opening of the Mungo Meeting Place in July 2011. The Meeting Place includes re-created sections of Mungo's 20,000 year old human fossil trackways – the world's largest collection of ice age human footprints.