Winners and Awards

Sir David Brand Young Achiever Medal

Sponsored by

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FACET Golden Guide Award

Sponsored by

Gold - David Bomba

Dr Dave, aka The Adventure Doctor, is the inspiration and driving force behind WA’s leading ecotourism business – Out of Sight Tours. His personal tagline is: “Have the experience of a lifetime!” It is a philosophy that underpins his entire guiding ethos. He aims to deliver distinctive and memorable experiences. His guiding approach is based on inspiring a love of the natural world, revealing the amazing biodiversity of WA’s landscape, and sowing the seeds for ongoing sustainable development. Dr Dave’s personal guiding vision is to improve industry recognition of the role that professional guides play in shaping the visitor experience.

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CATEGORY 1 – Major Tourist Attractions

Sponsored by The Sunday Times

Silver - Kings Park & Botanic Gardens

Bronze - The Bell Tower

CATEGORY 2 – Tourist Attractions

Sponsored by Staragencies

Silver - Mandurah Cruises

Bronze - Jewel Cave

CATEGORY 3 – Major Festivals and Events

Sponsored by The Sunday Times

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CATEGORY 4 – Festivals and Events

Sponsored by OAMPS Insurance Brokers

Silver - Fremantle Street Arts Festival

Bronze - Taste Great Southern

CATEGORY 5 – Ecotourism

Sponsored by Department of Environment and Conservation

Silver - Eco Beach Broome

Bronze - Alek & Gina’s Ningaloo Ecology Cruises Glass Bottom Boat

CATEGORY 6 – Heritage and Cultural Tourism

Sponsored by National Trust Australia WA

Silver - The Bell Tower

Bronze - Rottnest Island

CATEGORY 7 – Indigenous Tourism

Sponsored by WAITOC

Silver - Kooljaman at Cape Leveque

Bronze - Gwoonwardu Mia – The Gascoyne Aboriginal Heritage and Cultural Centre Inc

CATEGORY 8 - Specialised Tourism Services

Sponsored by Chamber of Commerce & Industry WA

Silver - Kalamunda Farmers Market

Bronze - Sandalwood Factory Kununurra