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Responsible Tourism

Making a difference

 It is the way we are, the way we work and the way we live


Community Projects

Visit our Community Project, knit a square for our Vallies Stitch and Bitch program or support our Community Shop.

Fair Trade Label

Fair Trade and Tourism

The Backpack has been accredited by Fair Trade in Tourism.  We adhere to fair trade criteria, fair wages and working conditions, fair operations, purchasing and distribution of benefits, ethical business practices and  respect for human rights, culture and the environment.

The Backpack Worm Farm

Green Traveller

We are try­ing to make a dif­fer­ence to our planet at The Backpack. You can rest assured that by choos­ing to stay with us, you are mak­ing a dif­fer­ence as well.

pack for a purpose

 Pack for a Purpose

Extra space in your bag?  Help Pack for a Purpose get items to organisations all over the world