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.
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 LGA has 4 Eco Certified tourism operators. These locally run businesses offer amazing ecotourism experiences for locals and guests.
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
From the beginning the property was planned to be self-perpetuating. All storm water is recycled, native plants with the ability to stabilize the soil, drought tolerance, food sources and growth cycles that ensure continuity of life. We believe we have created an environment that is healing for our souls.
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.
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