Old Leura Dairy

August 3, 2014 Green Tourism Australia Green Tourism

The New South Wales region offers some of the best natural settings for a vacation. While these locations can provide vacationers with the experience of a lifetime, it is also important to make sure that our recreation has minimal impact on the environment. To help ensure responsible stewardship, many resorts provide options for green tourism.

For a resort that is not only an amazing natural retreat, but also friendly to the environment, tourists will love the Old Leura Dairy. The accommodations are in Leura with the resort itself being amongst the Blue Mountains. The largest cabins can accommodate up to 11 people and it is designed to be accessible to children and the disabled. Prices range from $175 to $350 and there are discounts available for larger parties and extended stays.

When it comes to being eco-friendly, the Old Leura Dairy takes a variety of steps to limit the impact on the environment. The buildings are largely constructed of recycled materials and the design takes advantage of a variety of sustainable building principles. The cabins make use of thermal mass and passive solar design to limit the impact of heating and cooling and the management takes steps to maintain the habitat by keeping gardens and using environmentally friendly products in the upkeep of the resort.

Guests at this resort can also speak with the local tourism authority in the area who can arrange a wide variety of activities on their behalf including; last minute cruises, family holidays, bush walking tours, and many other interesting tourist activities. Alternatively you can also contact Tourism NSW direct for further options.

Visitors also have a range of activities that are available to them. From scenic hiking trails in the Blue Mountains to the shops, restaurants and golf courses of Leura, vacationers will have plenty of options. Cabins range from 1-5 bedrooms and all lodges have their own kitchens and bathrooms.

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