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Native banksia flower, Lane Cove National Park. Photo: Michael van Ewijk

What is a national park?

Explore Lane Cove National Park and the sandstone bushland of Sydney on this school excursion for Stage 2 (Years 3-4) HSIE students. Investigate the history and environment and why national parks are important. Learn about the management of a national park, the role of a rangers, environmental issues, and find some of the habitats of our Australian plants and animals.

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

Weekdays during school term.

Where
Lane Cove National Park in Sydney and surrounds
Princes Rock walking track, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Nick Cubbin

Blue Mountains National Park part of a World Heritage site

Blue Mountains National Park part of a World Heritage site, is a school excursion for Stage 4 (Years 7-8) students with a focus on geography. The Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area is Australia's 14th World Heritage Site and comprises 1 million hectares of protected bushland on Sydney's doorstep.

Stage
Stage 4 (Years 7-8)
KLA
Geography
When

Monday to Friday during school term.

Where
Blue Mountains National Park in Sydney and surrounds, Country NSW
Bald Rock lookout, Bald Rock National Park