To thank you for all you do to protect our natural environment, we’ve reached out to some like-minded businesses to see how they can recognise your commitment to nature too.
So don’t forget to mention that you’re a VNPA Member and show your membership card for some generous discounts!
Ajays and EMC have been in existence for over 20 years, with the owners Doug and Robbie having 30 years’ experience in the ski industry – they’ve even fitted boots for the Australian Ski Team! Both shops stock equipment for bushwalking, cross-country skiing, alpine skiing, telemark and snowboarding, and are renowned for their expert boot fitting, knowledgeable staff and their wide range of bushwalking gear.
10% discount on all full-priced goods and services
Ajays Snow Country Sports
115 Canterbury Rd
Heathmont VIC 3135
(03) 9720 4647
EMC (Eastern Mountain Centre)
68 Whitehorse Rd
Deepdene VIC 3103
(03) 9817 1477
Since 1989, Neil and the team at Bogong have provided fellow outdoor adventurers with the latest outdoor gear and excellent service. Bogong has a wide range of hiking and mountain climbing equipment, including women’s and men’s hiking boots, tents, sleeping bags and more.
10% discount on full-priced items (excl. electronics)
374 Little Bourke St
Melbourne VIC 3000
(03) 9600 0599
Some 88 years ago, a young bushwalker frustrated by limited and heavy bushwalking equipment was prompted to design and make his own. Today the stores named for him continue his legacy; Paddy Pallin sources quality, lightweight, cutting-edge gear designed to purpose so you can enjoy a better experience whether bushwalking, adventuring or travelling.
10% off full priced items (excl. electronics)
1300 654 259
For over 30 years, The Wilderness Shop has been meeting the needs of Victorian bushwalkers, rogainers, adventure runners, rock climbers and cross-country skiers. As an independently owned store, The Wilderness Shop provides specialised service from experienced staff and quality outdoor equipment.
10% discount on full-priced items
969 Whitehorse Rd
Box Hill VIC 3128
(03) 9898 3742
Wilderness Wear is the only Australian company that designs and self-manufactures premium outdoor clothing at internationally recognised standards. Since 1989, Wilderness Wear have been supporting a discerning, worldwide community dedicated to outdoor activities, pursuits and adventures – produced for enthusiasts by enthusiasts.
20% discount on all Wilderness Wear online purchases
PLUS Wilderness Wear will donate 5% of your online purchase total back to the VNPA
Enter VNPA20 in the Gift Voucher Code box at checkout
Offering 25 years’ experience and ‘Advanced Eco-certification’ from Ecotourism Australia, Gippsland High Country Tours lead small-group nature tours and walks with local guides. Experience Victoria’s High Country, East Gippsland and beyond.
10% discount on tour bookings (not available in conjunction with other discounts or offers)
(03) 5157 5556
Kakadu, Kimberley, Pilbara, Red Centre – even overseas! Since 1986, Willis’s Walkabouts have offered off-trail treks of a week or more to wild places where you can enjoy Indigenous rock art, beautiful gorges, wildflowers, waterfalls and secluded campsites. All Australian tours are certified by the Ecotourism Association of Australia.
5% discount on bookings (book early for additional discounts of up to 20%)
(08) 8985 2134
Aquila Eco Lodges is an ecologically sustainable environmental retreat set on 100 acres of bushland, nestled amongst the Grampians National Park near Dunkeld. Aquila is proud of achieving an Advanced Eco Tourism Certification with Eco Tourism Australia. The four multi-level lodges are self-contained, and feature scenic windows and patios with BBQs.
20% discount on mid-week stays (excl. school holidays)
586 Victoria Valley Rd (crn. Manns Rd)
Dunkeld VIC 3294
(03) 5577 2582
Mt Rothwell is a 453 ha privately-owned property – it is the largest predator-free ecosystem in Victoria. The property is exclusively managed for the conservation of some of Australia’s most threatened faunal species.
$10 discount on Spotlight Tours (discount applies to spotlight tours only and does not include education programs)
Enter VNPA10 when booking (don’t forget to bring your Membership card)
5 Mt Rothwell Rd
Little River VIC 3211
0434 295 355
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