The Future Tourism Challenge is now closed.
We’re looking for innovative and authentic nature-based tourism ideas for the Adelaide International Bird Sanctuary.
Submit your concept for a chance to win up to $25,000 funding to see your idea take flight.
Shortlisted entrants will be invited to attend a workshop with tourism industry experts and the winner(s) will receive a one year business mentioning package.
Who is eligible to enter?
To be eligible, you will need an ABN or able to obtain one and your business must be based in Australia.
What else do I need to know?
Entrants will be selected on how well the idea meets:
- The Adelaide International Bird Sanctuary vision and focus areas
- South Australia’s Nature-Based Tourism Strategy, Nature Like Nowhere Else
Preferences will be given to ideas that stand out as a unique nature-based tourism product or service that is simple, smart and low cost to implement.
You must be able to start implementing your idea by July 2018.
Entries close Monday 15 January 2018.
Please read the Terms and Conditions before entering.
How do I submit my idea?
You can apply online (applications are now closed. While open, there was the ability to apply online via a tab within this engagement).
Be sure to include evidence you can complete your Challenge idea with no more than $25,000 in funding.
When will the winners be announced?
Shortlist: A shortlist of five to ten entrants will be selected.
Workshop: Shortlisted entrants will attend a full day workshop with experts across small business and tourism fields where the product or service is develop further.
The pitch: Five to ten entrants will pitch their final proposal to the judging panel.
The winner or winners will be selected and notified in late April.
For more details contact:
Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources
The Future Tourism Challenge is being delivered in partnership with the Northern Economic Plan, an initiative of the Government of South Australia, City of Salisbury, City of Playford, City of Port Adelaide Enfield and Adelaide Plains Council.