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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
Tomaree National Park. Photo: John Spencer

Coastal and catchment management

Coastal and catchment management is a school excursion in Tomaree National Park for Stage 5 (Years 9-10) students focusing on geography as a KLA. We'll walk to the summit of Mount Tomaree with a Discovery ranger, who will highlight the coastal and catchment management issues involved in protecting a relatively undisturbed patch of coastal land in close proximity to the township of Nelson Bay.

Stage
Stage 5 (Years 9-10)
KLA
Geography
Where
Tomaree National 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