Welcome, nature enthusiasts, adventure seekers, and eco-warriors! The Snowy Mountains are not just a winter wonderland; they are a year-round playground for those who crave the embrace of nature. At Snowy Mountains Accommodation, we’ve curated a list of eco-tourism activities that will not only reconnect you with the great outdoors but also leave a positive impact on this pristine environment.
1. A Symphony of Nature Trails:
Embark on a walking journey through the picturesque trails of the NSW Snowy Mountains. The region boasts an extensive network of hiking paths, offering breathtaking views, crisp mountain air, and encounters with native wildlife. Traverse the iconic Thredbo Valley Track or explore the hidden gems of Kosciuszko National Park.
2. Sustainable Snow Adventures:
Who says eco-friendly can’t be thrilling? Enjoy snow adventures that are carefully designed to minimise environmental impact. Try cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, or eco-friendly snow camping and leave only your footprints behind.
3. Eco-friendly Summers:
Escape the heat and retreat to the mountains for your summer holiday. The region is packed full of eco-adventures to suit everyone. Spend a day being guided through the network of backcountry bike trails, riding on horseback through the high country, or learning the ropes while rock-climbing and abseiling in the backcountry.
4. Wildlife Encounters:
The Snowy Mountains are home to a diverse range of wildlife. Join a guided eco-tour to spot the elusive wild brumbies, kangaroos, wallabies, and elusive wombats. Birdwatchers will be delighted by the vibrant array of native bird species.
5. Starry Nights in Eco-Lodges:
Unwind in our eco-friendly accommodations, designed to blend seamlessly with nature. From the modern and sustainable EcoCrackenback to the rustic charm of Gum Tree Eco Lodge and Wattle Eco Lodge at Peak View Farm, you’ll experience a harmonious coexistence with the environment.
6. Sustainable Fishing Experiences:
For those seeking tranquillity by the water, the Snowy Mountains offer pristine lakes and rivers. Engage in sustainable fishing practices and savor the fresh catch of the day, guilt-free.
7. Farm-to-Table Delights:
Indulge in the delectable local produce offered by the region’s farmers. Visit organic cafes, local markets and relish in farm-to-table experiences such as Macenmist Truffle Farm. Additionally, the Snowy Mountains offers an exceptional range of local breweries, wineries and distilleries that produce their own product in house and prioritise sourcing local ingredients. Support the local Snowy Mountains communities while enjoying fresh, sustainable meals.
8. Sustainability on the water
Whether it’s adventure or zen, you can find it on the lakes and rivers in the Snowy Mountains. Get the adrenaline pumping with whitewater paddling adventures on the Snowy River, or kayaking on one of the many lakes. If it’s a chilled-out water experience you’re after, hire a stand-up paddle board and glide your way to bliss across Lake Jindabyne. Head to the magical Yarrangobilly Caves, filled with wondrous formations of stalactites and stalagmites and exquisite shawls, and take the Thermal Pool walk to the naturally heated spring waters nearby, where you can enjoy a rejuvenating dip.
Your eco-tourism adventure in the Snowy Mountains awaits, where every step you take is a step towards preserving this natural wonderland.
Book your stay with Snowy Mountains Accommodation and immerse yourself in an experience that not only rejuvenates your soul but also contributes to the conservation of this breathtaking ecosystem.
Ready to embark on a sustainable journey?