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Zac Efron’s favorite Australian sustainable travel experiences

DOWN TO EARTH WITH ZAC EFRON. (L to R) Zac Efron and Darin Olien in DOWN TO EARTH WITH ZAC EFRON. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2022

After a successful first season, Zac Efron and Darin Olien’s Netflix series, Down To Earth, is back with a second season dropping Friday, November 11, 2022. Filmed entirely in Australia, Down to Earth: Down Under showcases how visitors Down Under can travel in a meaningful and sustainable way. Some of the sustainable experiences featured in the series include the below.

DOWN TO EARTH WITH ZAC EFRON. Zac Efron in DOWN TO EARTH WITH ZAC EFRON. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2022

Greater Sydney/Warrane, New South Wales: Blue Mountains Adventure Company Ninety minutes west of Sydney/Warrane, experienced guides take intrepid guests of all different experience levels on canyoning, abseiling, hiking and climbing adventures. With a deep respect for its traditional custodians, the company maintains a focus on caring for the beautiful surroundings of the Blue Mountains, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park, South Australia – Escape to a nature lover’s paradise at Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park, a 45-minute ferry ride off the coast of South Australia. The Kangaroo Island experience offers private tours, meet and greet activities with the animals, adoption sponsorships and more! Whether you’re feeding a kangaroo, taking a dingo on a walk, or getting up close and personal with a range of reptiles, respect and care for all creatures always comes first.

Tropical North Queensland: Girringun Aboriginal Corporation
Enhancing the Traditional Owners’ quality of life and the representation of communities in north Queensland, Girringun Aboriginal Corporation places particular importance on the revitalisation and continuance of traditional languages. To fund its initiatives, the Girringun Art Centre sells fashion, art, home decor and jewelry, and guests can even spot artists working on their creations in real time.

Melbourne/Narrm, Victoria: Brae Restaurant
Brae, by lauded chef Dan Hunter, is an award-winning Melbourne/Narrm restaurant with luxurious guest suites and an organic working farm. Immersing guests in nature and eating from the land, the menu encapsulates local and culturally-rich flavors, showcasing ethical and sustainable produce that is sourced from nearby farmers.

Whitsunday Islands, Queensland: Cruise Whitsundays
With a range of island adventures, cruises and over-water accommodation, Cruise Whitsundays brings out the best of the majestic Great Barrier Reef. An eco-certified tour operator and Eco Barge Clean Seas partner, travelers can explore the kaleidoscope of coral and marine life. Cruise Whitsundays also provides one of the most unique accommodations under the sea – Reefsuites are Australia’s first underwater accommodation on the Great Barrier Reef and the best way to get up close and personal with aquatic neighbors.