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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

Monday 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

Monday 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

Monday to Friday during school term.

Where
Blue Mountains National Park in Sydney and surrounds, Country NSW
Colonial life on Goat Island, Sydney Harbour National Park. Photo: David Finnegan

Convict kids - Goat Island

Convict kids - Goat Island is a Stage 2 (Years 3-4) school excursion in Sydney Harbour National Park, focusing on HSIE. History comes to life on Goat Island when you unexpectedly find yourself on trial for a crime you may or may not have committed. Students experience what life must have been like for Australia's first British settlers and how life could have been much easier if only they had had knowledge of the bush.

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

Weekdays (all year)

Where
Sydney Harbour National Park in Sydney and surrounds
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