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School excursions in Outback NSW and Murray-Riverina

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.

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What’s on offer in Outback NSW and the Murray-Riverina

The NSW Outback and Murray-Riverina regions extend from Kinchega National Park on the Darling River to World Heritage-listed Mungo National Park. Schools visiting these areas can wander the sands of time, visit ancient lake beds and hear stories of remarkable archaeological finds like Mungo Man and Mungo Lady. Guided by a NSW National Parks ranger, students will learn about Australia’s pastoral heritage and Aboriginal history as they explore this region’s ever-changing environment. 

Highlights for schools

In-school visits

NSW National Parks rangers from Broken Hill are also available to come to your school. Programs include Natural Environment (Early Stage 1) and Living World (Stage 1). Contact the National Parks West Darling area office for further details.

Staying overnight?

There are plenty of accommodation options to make your stay unique, from campgrounds to historic homesteads and shearers' quarters. When you’re ready to plan your visit to the Outback and Murray-Riverina, we can help you build an itinerary of parks, programs and places to stay that will provide a unique educational experience for your students. Contact us for more details: 

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Lake Menindee, Kinchega National Park. Photo: John Spencer