5010 Scenic and Sightseeing Transport

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Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC)
Reference period
2006 (Revision 2.0)

5010 Scenic and Sightseeing Transport

This class consists of units mainly engaged in operating transportation equipment for scenic and sightseeing activities. This form of transport is distinguished from transit passenger services, as the emphasis is not on the efficiency or speed of the transport service but rather on providing recreation and entertainment. The service provided is usually local in nature and generally includes tour commentary, highlighting features of the scenery and/or the vehicle.

Primary activities

  • Aerial cable car operation
  • Airboat operation
  • Chair lift operation (except ski lift operation)
  • Charter fishing boat operation
  • Glider operation
  • Harbour sightseeing tour operation
  • Helicopter ride operation (for sightseeing)
  • Hot air balloon ride operation
  • Hovercraft operation
  • Scenic railway operation
  • Sightseeing bus, coach or tramway operation
  • Steam train operation
  • Whale watching cruise operation


Units mainly engaged in

  • providing recreational activities involving direct participation by the customer such as bungy jumping, cave diving and whitewater rafting are included in Class 9139 Amusement and Other Recreation Activities n.e.c.; and
  • operating ski chair lifts are included in Class 5029 Other Transport n.e.c.
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