We’re proud winners of the Eco Tourism category in the 2012 Greater Sydney Tourism Awards, with the extra honour of being Highly Commended in both the Adventure Tourism, and Tour & Transport Operator categories. These awards recognise excellence in the tourism industry with detailed award submissions carefully evaluated and scored by respected industry judges. It’s […]
It’s Sydney Coast Walks’ third birthday today, which means it’s three years since founder Ian Wells first pulled on his hiking boots to guide enthusiastic guests through his backyard, Royal National Park. Ian’s on to his third pair of boots in that time and it’s no wonder when you think about the distance he’s walked […]
Thanks to all the volunteers who gave up a beautiful Sydney autumn day to help us clean up Wattamolla for Clean Up Australia Day 2012. We collected 21 bags of plastic, glass, dirty nappies, clothes and sun shades that won’t be polluting this gorgeous stretch of coastline any longer. The most unusual thing we collected […]
Is roughing it when you’re camping really that tough when there are so many reasons to love the simplicity of being amongst nature? We were featured in today’s Herald waxing eloquent about our favourite way to ‘get out there’. There’s nothing in the world as good as getting to your campsite, lighting up the campfire […]
We’re proud finalists in the prestigious NSW Tourism Awards 2011 in the ‘Tour Operator’ category. At just two years old, we were competing against finalists that have an average 13 years trading experience. You could say we’re punching above our weight but as the park was our extended backyard growing up, we know how best […]
The Greater Sydney Tourism Awards 2011 recognised Royal Coast Walks with Highly Commended in the Adventure Tourism category at last week’s gala dinner. It is welcome recognition of a year of hard work and enthusiasm, and is awarded via a rigorous assessment and judging process. Along with Royal Coast Walks, the Sutherland Shire was well […]
In 2009, Ian did what many dream of but rarely action – turning his favourite outdoor sport into a full-time business. Here’s his story in today’s Sydney Morning Herald. Another entrepreneur who harnessed his adventurous spirit to start his own business is Ian Wells, founder of Royal Coast Walks. Wells grew up in Sydney’s Sutherland Shire […]
We were delighted to win Silver in the Adventure Tourism category of the Greater Sydney Tourism Awards 2010. Judged by a panel of industry experts this award recognises excellence in Adventure Tourism and rewards us for developing such an enjoyable outdoor experience in this beautiful area of Sydney.