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Discovery Tour Katoomba, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Nick Cubbin

What is a national park?

On this Stage 2 (Years 3-4) school excursion focused on HSIE in Blue Mountains National Park, we'll explore Wentworth Falls Undercliff walking track on a guided Discovery tour. Learn about the plants and animals that live here, the roles of national park workers and the rules that help protect this World Heritage Area.

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

Tuesday to Friday during school term

Where
Blue Mountains National Park in Sydney and surrounds, Country NSW
Enjoying the view, National Pass, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: David Finnegan

The National Pass challenge

The National Pass challenge is a Stage 4 (Years 7-8) school excursion in Blue Mountains National Park focusing on geography. Enhance and develop outdoor safety and bushwalking skills on the National Pass, a unique and spectacular Heritage bushwalking track carved along the claystone layers of the southern escarpment at Wentworth Falls.

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

Tuesday to Friday during school term.

Where
Blue Mountains National Park in Sydney and surrounds, Country NSW
Furber Steps - Scenic Railway walking track, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: OEH

Visit a real rainforest

On this Stage 3 (Years 5-6) HSIE school excursion in Blue Mountains National Park, join a Discovery ranger-guided tour down the cliffs into the lush temperate rainforest of Katoomba. As we explore the park, we'll answer the following questions: What is the recipe for a rainforest? Whose habitat is this?

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

Tuesday to Friday during school term

Where
Blue Mountains National Park in Sydney and surrounds, Country NSW
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 5 (Years 9-10) students with a focus on science. 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 5 (Years 9-10)
KLA
Science
When

Tuesday to Friday during school term.

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