The single biggest industry on the planet is tourism, which is represents 33% of global exchange. Over the past few years people have created a modern taste for the kind of vacation they love. Many people feel bored of the typical vacations and while they are on vacation they shown interest in more valuable experiences. Hospitality industry has built up another type of tourism frame which is ‘Ecotourism’ to accommodate this new demand. This report will discuss ecotourism globally with a deep look at South Africa by presenting arguments for and against Ecotourism. ecotourism is the quickest developing sector, within the rapidly developing tourism sectors.