Crystal Creek Meadows News & Events

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Aboriginal Story Telling with Julie Freeman - 'Fireside Yarn'


Lara Claringbould - Student Work Experience Diary Last week Chris arranged for myself and his family to take a trip down to Booderee National Park, home to the large Wreck Bay Aboriginal community, where I was introduced to an aboriginal lady...

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5 October 2012
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Photography Winners


We’ve had some wonderful entries to our Crystal Creek Meadows Guest Photographic Competition and the winners are: Stockyard - By Belinda Cook – Category: Gardens at crystal Creek Meadows We choose this picture because it so beautifully shows off...

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27 July 2012
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Come and Celebrate our Farms


As part of Australia’s celebration of the Year of the Farm, Crystal Creek Meadows is introducing several new projects and experiences for guests that let them taste great local produce and experience our wonderful farms. So far we have sourced even...

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15 July 2012
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Nature Conservation Council Sponsorship


Crystal Creek Meadows donated the prize for the second year for the winner of the Dunphy Award given by the Nature Conservation Council of NSW to acknowledge an outstanding contribution made by an environmentalist. Chris Jonkers won the award this...

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12 December 2011
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Crystal Creek Meadows approved as an Australian quality assured tourism business


Crystal Creek Meadows has been approved as a T-QUAL quality assured accommodation provider as part of a national tourism programme initiated by the Federal Government. T-QUAL aims to promote the best tourism operators in Australia. To be approved a...

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8 December 2011
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School environmental fieldtrip to Crystal Creek Meadows


Laura's Diary On Thursday 10th November, to celebrate World Responsible Tourism Day and 2011 being the International Year of Forests, Chris invited a group of year nine students from St John the Evangelist school in Nowra for an educational field...

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10 November 2011
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Learning through experience


For this year’s World Responsible Tourism Day we invited sciences students from St John’s the Evangelist High School in Nowra to come for a field trip and learn about our environmental initiatives. Since it is also the International Year of Forests...

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10 November 2011
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Visit to the Folk Festival


Laura’s Diary – Tourism Student Work Experience On the weekend of 21-23 October, Kangaroo Valley Folk Festival took place. I thought it would be a brilliant opportunity for me to volunteer and integrate more with the local and extended community. I...

» Responsible Tourism
21 October 2011
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Kangaroo Valley Folk Festival


Come and enjoy great folk music and bush poetry in the beautiful surroundings of Kangaroo Valley. This years Kangaroo Valley Folk Festival has a strong line up of performers including Andy Gordon and Badja River Quartet to name but a few. For the...

» Kangaroo Valley Events
21 October 2011
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Contributing to Better Nature Tourism


On 10th October, Chris was invited to attend a national parks workshop, and luckily they agreed to me coming along to. The day was great we had a nice guided walk around some of Fitzroy Falls (which I hadn’t had chance to visit until that date) it...
10 October 2011
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Booderee National Park Tour


Laura’s Diary – Tourism Student Work Experience Not long after I arrived at Crystal Creek Meadows, Chris took me to Booderee National Park (winners of the Responsible Tourism Awards for best Conservation of Culture); he knows one of the Aboriginal...

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17 September 2011
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Spring Is In The Air


Crystal Creek Meadows has launched its spring accommodation special package in time for the beautiful blossoms you'll find in the gardens. A special Organic French Lavender aromatherapy gift bag and wine are extra treats for you to enjoy. Find out...

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5 September 2011
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How Green is My Valley - SMH Article


Within the context of a Sydney Morning Herald travel article, featuring Kangaroo Valley Safaris and the eco-awareness of the Kangaroo Valley in general, Crystal Creek Meadows has been recognised as a leading eco friendly tourism businesses and a...

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27 August 2011
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Sculpture Garden at Crystal Creek Meadows


This years Kangaroo Valley Arts Festival held its sculpture gardens exhibitions at Crystal Creek Meadows. There were close to 1000 visitors to the gardens with 53 exhibits and we were able to help generate $25,000 in sales of local artists work....

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6 May 2011
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Saving resources – helping local wildlife


Wow, it is fantastic to see how much our guests are willing to help us not waste energy and water. We’ve been running our experiment since May 2015 and saved over 30% of electricity, more than 20% gas and water! All the money we have saved goes...

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Thanks to our wonderful Wwoofers and Helpxers!


As Wwoof and Helpx hosts we have been honoured to have hosted so many wonderful young adults from all over the world. They come to Australia as backpackers and live with us as part of our family for a few weeks or so, helping out in the garden and...

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Our wonderful guests' generosity gives local wildlife a helpful hand


With the help of our guests we’ve made further donations in the first half of 2016 to local wildlife to help ‘Crystal’ and friends have a safe start to life. Crystal is a baby orphaned wombat which we sponsor and along with other wombats who are...

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Leading the change for Green and Good Tourism experiences


We are delighted to receive TripAdvisors’ Green Leaders Award at Platinum Level for the second year in a row. As one of the first businesses to receive this award at the highest level in Australasia we have been greatly encouraged by the response of...

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“The new bathroom is EXQUISITE!”


That’s what our long time guests K&L from Canberra had to say about the refurbishment of Jolly Jumbuck’s bathroom. Enjoy a completely new bathroom with standalone deep French Tub, beautiful handmade tiles, elegant double vanity and a fun rain...

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Billabong Cottage's new bathroom is bath paradise!


We have been busy renovating our couple’s cottage ‘Billabong’. After much searching we discovered these beautiful tiles with a hand painted floral design that looks absolutely fabulous! They go perfectly with the new blissful French style bath that...

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Nature Conservation Council & Crystal Creek Meadows salute Corinne Fisher


Each year the Nature Conservation Council acknowledges the tireless work by volunteers through an award for ‘the most outstanding environmental effort of an individual’, Their prize is a holiday donated by Crystal Creek Meadows. Corinne Fisher...

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The Do’s & Don’ts for a Perfect Romantic Break


The Do’s & Don’ts for a Perfect Romantic Break Do take advantage of our special packages which include sensual delights like Brut Pinot Noir, handmade chocolates and aromatherapy spa treats which relax and arouse. Note we also display seasonal...

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Greener and more attractive!


Redecorating - Renovating - Retro-look in Fleur Farm Cottage   Guests are going to enjoy a wonderful fresh new Fleur Farm Cottage. We’ve been busy renovating our little farm cottage at Crystal Creek Meadows adding a new Aussie hard wood floor,...

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Crystal Creek Meadows recognised at the Australian Tourism Awards for Sustainability 2013


Our sustainability policies helped us win a second national award – Qantas Award for Excellence in Sustainable Tourism 2013. To celebrate we have a special package so you can enjoy the local treats and fresh produce with our compliments - see link...

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Health and Wellness Tourism Project - Megan's Student Work Experience Blog


Over the last few weeks, Christopher and I have begun working on our sustainability project. The area chosen is product development within Health and Wellness Tourism. We are currently in the research phase to gather as much beneficial information...

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