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Bush tucker

Stage 3 (Years 5-6), HSIE, Bongil Bongil National Park

Overview

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Bush tucker is a Stage 3 (Years 5-6) school excursion in Bongil Bongil National Park which focuses on HSIE. Join our Aboriginal Discovery rangers for an easy walk along the forested banks of Bonville Creek, to investigate the rich diversity of plants and animals in this park.

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Learn about the fascinating bush tucker and useful natural medicines that have made the estuarine environments of Bongil Bongil National Park a significant resource for local Gumbaynggirr Aboriginal people. On this excursion, students will learn about the cultural practices of 'Caring for Country'.

For program outline, safety and practical information about this excursion, see info for teachers

Stage Stage 3 (Years 5-6)
Key learning area HSIE
Student outcomes

GE3-1. Describes the diverse features and characteristics of places and environments

GE3-2. Explains interactions and connections between people, places and environments

GE3-3. Compares and contrasts influences on the management of places and environments

GE3-4. Acquires, processes and communicates geographical information using geographical tools for inquiry

HT3-1. Describes and explains the significance of people, groups, places and events to the development of Australia

HT3-2. Describes and explains different experiences of people living in Australia over time

Excursion details

Where
Bongil Bongil National Park
Duration
2hrs
Grading
Easy
Price

$275 per group (includes GST). Maximum 30 students. Maximum 2 groups.

Accessibility
Easy
Meeting point
Bongil picnic area.
Booking
If you would like to organise a NPWS school excursion please get in touch with local staff or use the 'Enquire' link for the online form.
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Operated by

  • School excursion inquiries - North Coast
  • 02 6657 2309
  • 02 6657 2145

Park info

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Maps and downloads

Bongil beach, Bongil Bongil National Park. Photo: Rob Cleary