The Grose Valley |  <i>Luke Mallinson</i> Spot native flora on your walk in the Blue Mountains |  <i>Stew Hayes</i>

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Responsible adventures in the Blue Mountains

Conserving fragile environments like the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area requires a united front: industry partners, our guides, staff and guests can all do their bit to protect this wonderful natural asset.

By joining one of our active adventures, you're supporting one of the most carbon friendly ways to experience the Blue Mountains wilderness. 

We also have strict minimal impact guidelines in place, following the Seven Principles of Leave No Trace, an international organisation that has set the global standard for outdoor ethics. We support their philosophy to encourage travellers to take only photos and leave only footprints.

The Seven Principles of Leave No Trace:

  • Plan Ahead and Prepare
  • Travel and Camp on Durable Surfaces
  • Dispose of Waste Properly
  • Leave What You Find
  • Minimise Campfire Impacts
  • Respect Wildlife
  • Be Considerate of Your Hosts and Other Visitors
Abseiling in to Deep Pass |  <i>David Hill</i> Leave No Trace Australian logo The National Pass walking trail |  <i>Stewart Hayes</i> The Blue Mountains has a great variety of bush walks to suit everyone's fitness abilities |  <i>David Hill</i> Abseil Expedition on Boars Head |  <i>Gavin Oliver</i>


The Thoughtful Traveller booklet

THE THOUGHTFUL TRAVELLER BOOKLET

In 2000, our parent company World Expeditions printed the Responsible Travel Guidebook, presenting a comprehensive set of sustainable travel policies. It was pioneering, and earned them the WWF Environmental Achievement Award from the Australian National Travel Industry.

Over the years the booklet has evolved to meet the ever-changing landscape of sustainable travel. 
It's latest release, The Thoughtful Traveller booklet, is an easy to read document that empowers travellers with ideas on how they can be part of the solution and collectively make the world a better place when they travel. 


We respectfully acknowledge the Darug, Darkinjung, Dharawal, Gundungurra, Wanaruah, and Wiradjuri language groups as the traditional custodians of the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area and thank them for sharing this beautiful land with us.

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