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4902.0 - Australian Culture and Leisure Classifications, 2001  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 28/08/2001   
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    44 Outdoor Leisure

      441 Caravan and Camping Grounds
      442 Scenic and Sightseeing Tours


GROUP DEFINITION

Group 44 Outdoor Leisure consists of units mainly engaged in operating caravan and camping grounds, and in conducting sightseeing tours.


CLASS 441 CARAVAN AND CAMPING GROUNDS

Definition

This class consists of units mainly engaged in providing short-term accommodation in caravan parks and camping grounds.

Exclusions / References

Units mainly engaged in

(a) operating a national park are included in Class 121 Nature Parks and Reserves;

(b) operating a holiday camp, involving mainly outdoor adventure activities, are included in Class 333 Outdoor Recreation Guiding Operations; and

(c) operating any other type of accommodation are out of scope of the classification.

Primary Activities

Camping ground operation
Caravan park operation


CLASS 442 SCENIC AND SIGHTSEEING TOURS

Definition

This class consists of units mainly engaged in providing recreational transportation such as harbour cruises, steam train excursions, horse drawn sightseeing rides or hot air balloon rides, where the primary purpose of the tour is sightseeing or scenic entertainment. Usually these tours will return to the tour's point of departure. This class includes the provision of cruises and other excursions during which food is served.

Exclusions / References

Units mainly engaged in

(a) operating historic railways or tramways, where original rolling stock or similar is used or a collection of original artefacts is maintained, are included in Class 112 Other Museums;

(b) operating guided outdoor adventure experiences where the participant plays a physically active role are included in Class 333 Outdoor Recreation Guiding Operations;

(c) operating fishing charters are included in Class 333 Outdoor Recreation Guiding Operations;

(d) operating a restaurant are included in Class 432 Cafes and Restaurants; and

(e) operating scheduled passenger transport is out of scope of the classification.

Primary Activities

Aerial cable car operation (sightseeing)

Bus tour operation (sightseeing)

Cruise or excursion operation during which food is served

Four wheel drive tour operation (driver provided by the tour operator)

Harbour, lake or river cruise operation

Horse-drawn carriage operation (sightseeing)

Hot air balloon operation (sightseeing)

Joy flight operation

Ocean cruise service

Reef viewing tour operation

Steam train tour operation (sightseeing)

Whale watching tour operation


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