Student Review Questions
- Compare a specific area of the Australian outback with the Fiordland National Park in New Zealand as destinations for adventure tourism and eco-tourism. You should take into account such factors as accessibility, climate, the physical resources for different types of activity, and the available support facilities.
- Compare the role of indigenous communities in tourism development in Australia, New Zealand and French Polynesia. To what extent have they benefited from tourism?
The Sydney Opera House and Ayers Rock are widely recognised ‘tourist icons’ for Australia. Identify features that could similarly be used to promote the following destinations, giving reasons for your choice of icon:
- French Polynesia
- Papua New Guinea
Explain why zoning and visitor management are necessary to protect vulnerable tourism resources, giving examples from Australia, New Zealand and the smaller oceanic islands.