Our Achievements

2014

  • We were founded as a conservation initiative after the research of Jessie Panazzolo on Black Lemurs in Madagascar

 2015

  • We hosted two events, our opening event through the city of Adelaide and a quiz night in aid of raising money for the Orangutan Information Centre in North Sumatra. Over the span of both events we raised around $3000
  • We released our Apple and Android game where you can save monkeys from the evil poachers whenever you’re bored (get it free here for Apple and here for Android)

2016

  • Heroic Tourism ran from North Sumatra for the first six months of the year and helped to educate local citizens about their impact on the natural world
  • Jessie Panazzolo released her coffee table book “The Last Place On Earth” which allowed people to experience the rainforests of North Sumatra without leaving their living room
  • We were invited to experience Sri Lankan wildlife and conservation efforts by Trunks and Leaves research centre in 2017

2017

  • We held a fundraising event for Trunks and Leaves research centre in Sri Lanka and educated the community about elephant conservation
  • Heroic Tourism Education Program was established in the Adelaide Zoo through the Youth At The Zoo (YATZ) Program
  • We held talks in many schools around Adelaide to inspire the youth about the amazing world of science and nature
  • Our sister blog “Teachings from the Wilderness” was born

2018

  • We partnered with Sustainable Communities who sponsored us to run community events
  • We held “Doing it for the Dolphins” cetacean education event
  • We held “Education for Elephants” elephant education event
  • We were listed as a CoalitionWILD ambassador for our work to conserve our natural world
  • We were registered as Wildlife Tourism Australia members
  • An article was published about us in the Australian Wildlife Magazine