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Rainforest seeds and fruits. Photo: The Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust/Simone Cottrell

Investigating rainforests at Minnamurra Rainforest Centre

Investigating rainforests is a school excursion in Budderoo National Park for Stage 3 (Years 5-6) students focusing on HSIE. Experience a true rainforest with buttressed trees, strangler figs, hanging vines, epiphytic orchids and ferns and learn about the animals and other living things that depend on the forest.

Stage
Stage 3 (Years 5-6)
KLA
HSIE
When

Weekdays during school terms.

Where
Budderoo National Park in South Coast, Country NSW
Exploring Minnamurra Rainforest, Budderoo National Park. Photo: David Finnegan

Rainforest interactions

Rainforest interactions is a Stage 6 (Years 11-12) school excursion in Budderoo National Park which focuses on geography as a KLA. You'll undertake a geographical investigation of biophysical processes and their interactions at Minnamurra Rainforest. Students learn how an understanding of these factors is needed for sustainable management.

Stage
Stage 6 (Years 11-12)
KLA
Geography
When

Weekdays during school terms. Different length programs are available on consultation.

Where
Budderoo National Park in South Coast, Country NSW
Rainforest loop walk, Budderoo National Park. Photo: David Finnegan

Issues in Australian rainforests- Minnamurra

Issues in Australian rainforests is a school excursion for Stage 5 (Years 9-10) students in Budderoo National Park focusing on geography. Students will investigate a range of geographical issues relating to Minnamurra Rainforest, such as land and water management, biodiversity and tourism; and explore how these issues are managed.

Stage
Stage 5 (Years 9-10)
KLA
Geography
When

Weekdays during school terms.

Where
Budderoo National Park in South Coast, Country NSW
Foot bridge in Minnamurra Rainforest, Budderoo National Park. Photo: David Finnegan

What is a national park? Minnamurra Rainforest

Come explore a rare remnant of rainforest that once covered the Illawarra region on this Stage 2 (Years 3-4) excursion focused on HSIE at Minnamurra Rainforest in Budderoo National Park. Investigate the ways in which people interact with this special environment, and understand why this land is a national park and why we care need to for it.

Stage
Stage 2 (Years 3-4)
KLA
HSIE
When

Week days during school terms.

Where
Budderoo National Park in South Coast, Country NSW
Bald Rock lookout, Bald Rock National Park