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School excursions in the Snowy Mountains

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.

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What’s on offer in the Snowy Mountains

There are many pristine landscapes for schools to discover while visiting the Snowy Mountains. From glacial Blue Lake to Mount Kosciuszko, Australia’s highest peak, there’s no shortage of natural wonders for students to explore. Wildlife abounds, providing plenty of opportunities to learn how this alpine environment protects the animals that call it home. To the north-west of the Snowy region lies Tumut where engaging Aboriginal cultural experiences can be delivered in your school or at other sites in and around the park. 

Highlights for schools

In-school visits 

National Parks Aboriginal rangers from Kosciuszko National Park are also available to come to your school. Programs include Aboriginal Stories (Early Stage 1), Aboriginal Customs and Practices (Stage 2) and Aboriginal Identity (Stage 3). 

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Kosciuszko National Park

Winter snow and snow gums in Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: John Spencer