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2013 Winners

1. Major Tourist Attractions

Winner: Taronga Zoo, NSW




2. Tourist Attractions

Winner: Taronga Western Plains Zoo, NSW

SILVER: BRUNY ISland cruises, tas

BRONZE: hahndorf farm barn, sa


3. Major Festivals and Events

Winner: Melbourne Cup, VIC

silver:byron bay bluefest, nsw

bronze: 2013 Clipsal 500 adelaide, SA


4. Festivals and Events

Winner: Kings Park Festival, WA

Silver: deni blues and roots festival, nsw

Bronze: 2012 racv energy breakthRough, VIc


5. Ecotourism

Winner: Bruny Island Cruises, TAS

Silver: moonraker dolphin swims, vic

Bronze: rawnsley park station eco-villas, sa


6. Heritage and Cultural Tourism

Winner: Jenolan Caves:Written in Stone, NSW.

Silver:venture north australia, nt

Bronze: port arthur historic site, tas


7. Indigenous Tourism

Winner: Tri State Safaris/Mutawintji Ecotours

Silver: ayers rock resort, nt

Bronze: koomal dreaming, wa


8. Specialised Tourism Services

Winner: DIY Tourguide Australia, NT

Silver: leisure options, vic

Bronze: rottnest island bike tour, wA


9. Visitor Information and Services

Winner: Frankston Visitor Information Centre, VIC

Silver: ipswich visitor information centre, Qld

bronze:moree visitor information centre, nsw


10. Business Tourism

Winner: Uluru Meeting Place, NT

Silver: fairmont resort m gallery, nsw

Bronze: the old woolstore apartment hotel, tas


11. Major Tour and/or Transport Operators

Winner: Spirit of Tasmania, TAS

SILVER: quicksilver group, qld

BRONZE: aat kings, nt


12. Tour and/or Transport Operators

Winner: Tour Barossa, SA

Silver: moonraker dolphin swims, vic

Bronze: Life’s an adventure, nsw


13. Adventure Tourism

Winner: Life’s an Adventure, NSW

Silver: enchanted garden, vic

Bronze: jungle surfing canopy tours, qld


14. Destination Marketing

Winner: The Human Brochure, ACT

Silver:outback queensland traveller’s guide 2013, qld

Bronze: tourism southern highlands, nsw


15. Tourism Education and Training

Winner: Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School, NSW




16. Tourism Restaurants and Catering Services

Winner: The Corner Restaurant, NSW.

Silver: stillwater at crittenden, vic

Bronze: windy point restaurant and cafe, sa


17. Tourism Wineries, Distilleries and Breweries

Winner: Pindarie Cellar Door, SA

Silver: Margan Wines, NSW

Bronze: Ocean view estates winery and restaurant, qld


18. Tourist and Caravan Parks

Winner: Cairns Coconut Holiday Resort, QLD

Silver: Big 4 Adelaide Shores Caravan park, SA

Bronze: nambucca river tourist park, nsw


19. Backpacker Accommodation

Winner: Sydney Harbour YHA, NSW- Hall of Fame

Silver: Space hotel, vic

Bronze: cairns central yha, qld


20. Hosted Accommodation

Winner: Narrows Escape Rainforest Retreat, QLD

Silver: Honeycomb valley farm- farmstay, nsw

Bronze: the australasian circa 1858, SA


21. Unique Accommodation

Winner: Whitsunday Escape, QLD

Silver: rawnsley park station eco-villas, sa

Bronze: rocky hills retreat, tas


22. Standard Accommodation

Winner: Blue Moon Cottages, VIC

Silver: Narnu farm sa

Bronze: ibis styles katherine, nt


23. Deluxe Accommodation

Winner: Lasseters Hotel, NT

Silver: fairmont resort mgallery, nsw

Bronze: emaroo port hughes, sa


24. Luxury Accommodation

Winner: Emporium Hotel , Qld

Silver: saffire- freycinet, TAS

Bronze: sails in the desert hotel, nt


25. New Tourism Development

Winner: Rodney Fox Shark Expeditions – Great White Adventure, SA

Silver: Treetop adventure parksydney, nsw

Bronze: skycity darwin (resort), NT


26. Qantas Award for Excellence in Sustainable Tourism

Winner: Pennicott Wilderness Journeys, TAS

Silver: Adelaide shores, sa

Bronze:crystal creek meadows, luxury cottages and spa retreat, NSW


27. Local Government Award

Winner: City of Swan, WA

SILVER: port macquarie hastings council, NSW

BRONZE:Alexandrina council, sa


28. Australian Tourism Legend

Winner: Julian Ledger, NSW


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