Experience Nature Tourism Fund SA

This program provides funding to South Australian businesses investing in nature-based tourism experiences.

Closes in 22 days

Closing date: Friday 21 October 2022 Fri 21 Oct 2022

What you get?

Funding between $10,000 and $50,000.

Who is this for?

South Australian tourism industry operators.


Grants are available for new and improved nature-based tourism products and experiences in or near a national park, reserve, wilderness protection area or marine park.

There are 2 streams of funding available:

  • Quick Activation Projects – $10,000 to $20,000 for projects ready to be activated, including one-off purchases
  • Innovative Development Projects – $20,001 – $50,000 for bigger projects that have longer duration and multiple elements.

Examples of eligible projects include:

  • purchase of equipment for experiences such as snorkelling, kayaking, cultural tours, wildlife viewing
  • new or refurbished off-grid accommodation such as tiny homes, cabins and glamping tents
  • safety equipment e.g. satellite phones and radios
  • staff training related to the tourism product
  • website development, including online booking engine functionality and website management training
  • infrastructure such as toilets, and solar power generation.

Check if you can apply

To be eligible, applicants must be:

  • financially viable
  • operating a business with an Australian business number (ABN) for a minimum of 12 months
  • legal entities
  • able to demonstrate the capability and capacity to complete the project
  • undertaking nature-based tourism projects in or near a national park, or similar entity.

Apply now

Apply for the Experience Nature Tourism Fund SA

Find out more about your eligibility and how to apply.