Sustainable Travel

We welcome you to immerse yourself in our community connected by culture, place, and a love of nature.

As you travel, please step thoughtfully on these lands, respecting the traditions of the ancestors who walked before us, and preserving them for generations to come.

Small acts can make a huge difference towards the sustainability of our destination, some are suggested below.

 

Preserve our World Heritage Listed Area

Take only memories and photos and leave only footprints.

Never stray from the path when bushwalking or taking in the views at our lookouts.

Do not remove plants or rocks.

Do not disturb or feed the wildlife.

 

Respect Indigenous culture

Treat sites of spiritual or cultural significance with respect.

Do not disturb Aboriginal artefacts or sites.

 

Help reduce waste

Bring your own re-usable cup or refillable water bottle.

Take all your rubbish with you. Pick up any rubbish you see.

 

Respect others

Keep the noise down.

Respect the local neighbourhood.

 

Shop, play, dine and stay local

Support local businesses where you can. The Blue Mountains offers a range of shopping, dining, accommodation and tourism experiences suitable for everyone.

 

Embrace local eco experiences

The Blue Mountains supports ECO Certified tourism operators. These businesses offer amazing ecotourism experiences for locals and guests.

Scenic World

Visitors can enjoy a refreshing exploration of ancient rainforest, get up close with native birds, and enjoy breathtaking views of the famous Three Sisters, Mt Solitary and Katoomba Falls.

Old Leura Dairy

Leading the way in Australia’s luxury, boutique, eco accommodation the Old Leura Dairy offers a unique and exclusive travel experience in the beautiful World Heritage Blue Mountains.

Tread Lightly Eco Tours

Specialists in bushwalking and exploring the ecology of the Blue Mountains World Heritage region. Professional interpretive guide with extensive knowledge of the wilderness helps you experience ancient rainforest, huge waterfalls and deep canyons of the World Heritage National Park.

4x4 Driver Training/Australian 4x4 Travel

With decades of 4WD experience we run 4WD tag along tours into some of Australia's more remote regions. Driver trainers are happy to help those with little or no off-road experience.

Wolgan Valley Eco Tours

A range of fully guided walking tours and hikes in the beautiful and majestic Wolgan Valley. We aim to create adventurous, enriching and memorable experiences that celebrate the unique natural environment and significant cultural heritage of Wolgan Valley and the Great Blue Mountains Heritage Area.

Australian Luxury Escapes

Specialise in Premium Small Group Day and Extended Tours throughout Australia. Tours are accompanied by knowledgeable guides so that guests are learning about the areas that they are travelling to. Australian Luxury Escapes also operate private tours, tailor making itineraries to suit their guest's specific requests, to all parts of Australia.

Nature Bound Australia

Enjoy scenic outback tours and guided walks throughout Australia's iconic national parks and wilderness areas. Genuine small group or crafted private holidays for Over 50s seeking closer connection with & restorative benefits of being immersed in nature. Featuring day, half day and short walks.

Peak Potential Adventures

A boutique adventure business that takes small groups to some of the most iconic trekking destinations around the world. From challenging adventures to those with more creature comforts, we have an adventure that would suit all levels of fitness and experience.

 

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