Sydney is a city of national parks. With many schools no more than 30 minutes from their closest park or reserve, there are plenty of opportunities for students to enjoy a unique educational experience right in their own backyard.
School excursions in NSW national parks
Come on a school excursion with NSW National Parks. Led by expert guides, our excursions enliven students’ curiosity as they learn about conservation, Aboriginal culture, and heritage sites around NSW.
Our excursions are designed to meet NSW school curriculum outcomes and provide a valuable educational experience for children of all ages.
We offer programs for both primary and secondary schools in a range of key learning areas. Choose a region to find out more about the school excursions near you.
The scenic Central Coast boasts plenty of opportunities for students to explore NSW national parks. Come for a school excursion and learn about the unique coastal and rainforest ecosystems that exist in this region near Sydney.
The Blue Mountains and Country NSW are home to wilderness environments, significant historic sites and unique wildlife, providing plenty of opportunities for students to connect with the living world in our national parks.
The NSW North Coast is a place of exceptional beauty and diverse environments. Stretching from Newcastle to Byron Bay, there’s plenty for students to see and do in the national parks in this area.
School students will enjoy a unique educational experience when they visit national parks on the NSW South Coast. From Aboriginal cultural sites to rich rainforest and coastal environments, there’s plenty for students to explore.
Kosciuszko National Park is home to a rare and fragile alpine environment. Visit this region on a school excursion and learn how its unique ecosystems provide life to a range of endangered plants and animals.
You don’t have to leave NSW to experience the dramatic landscapes of the outback. Head to Outback NSW and the Murray-Riverina for an educational experience steeped in Australian history, Aboriginal culture and unique ecosystems.