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WilderQuest activity, Blue Gum Hills Regional Park. Photo: Shani Milgate/OEH

Aboriginal culture

Aboriginal culture is a Stage 2 (Years 3-4) HSIE school excursion, exploring the beautiful natural and built environments of Blue Gum Hills Regional Park. Through first-hand experiences, learn about the culture of the Awabakal People - how they lived, what resources they used and the significance of the land and Dreamtime stories.

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

Weekdays all year.

Where
Blue Gum Hills Regional Park in North Coast
WilderQuest activity, Blue Gum Hills Regional Park. Photo: Shani Milgate/OEH

Aboriginal culture

Aboriginal culture is a Stage 3 (Years 5-6) HSIE school excursion, exploring the beautiful natural and built environments of Blue Gum Hills Regional Park. Through first-hand experiences, you'll learn about the culture of the Awabakal People - how they lived, what resources they used and the significance of the land and Dreamtime stories.

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

Weekdays all year.

Where
Blue Gum Hills Regional Park in North Coast
Hunter Wetlands National Park. Photo: Susan Davis/NSW Government

Aboriginal culture: Ash Island

Aboriginal culture is a school excursion for Stage 2 (Years 3-4) HSIE students exploring the beautiful natural and built environments of Ash Island, part of Hunter Wetlands National Park. Through first-hand experiences learn about the culture of the Awabakal People, how they lived, what resources they used and the significance of the land and Dreamtime stories.

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

Weekdays all year.

Where
Hunter Wetlands National Park in North Coast
Bush tucker. Photo: The Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust/Jaime Plaza

Bush art

Bush art in Blue Gum Hills Regional Park is a school excursion for Stage 1 (Years 1-2) students with a focus on HSIE as a KLA. Explore a section of the park with an Aboriginal Discovery ranger and try your hand at some Aboriginal art to take home. All art materials are supplied.

Stage
Stage 1 (Years 1-2)
KLA
HSIE
When

Weekdays all year.

Where
Blue Gum Hills Regional Park in North Coast
Lace Monitor (Varanus varius) Heritage Trail, Blue Gum Hills Regional Park

What is a national park?

This excursion experience has been updated and is now being delivered in line with the new NSW Department of Education Curriculum. We will be revising this excursion's name and information online soon. Contact your local national parks office for more information about the updated excursion.

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

Weekdays (all year).

Where
Blue Gum Hills Regional Park in North Coast
Stockton sandspit, Hunter Wetlands National Park. Photo: Susan Davis

What is a national park?

This excursion experience has been updated and is now being delivered in line with the new NSW Department of Education Curriculum. We will be revising this excursion's name and information online soon. Contact your local national parks office for more information about the updated excursion.

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

Weekdays all year.

Where
Hunter Wetlands National Park in North Coast
Bald Rock lookout, Bald Rock National Park