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Aboriginal Discovery Rangers, Blue Waterholes campground, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Murray Vanderveer

Aboriginal customs and practices

Aboriginal customs and practices is a Stage 2 (Years 3-4) school excursion in Kosciuszko National Park which focuses on HSIE. Discover the secrets of the didgeridoo, use clapsticks and play along with a yidaki. Try your hand at tool or jewellery making, and learn about collecting and using materials from the environment.

Stage
Stage 2 (Years 3-4)
Learning area
HSIE
Where
<a href="/visit-a-park/parks/tumut-area"> Tumut area</a> in <a href="/visit-a-park/parks/kosciuszko-national-park">Kosciuszko National Park</a> in <a href="/visit-a-park/regions/snowy-mountains">Snowy Mountains</a> in Snowy Mountains
Bush tucker. Photo: The Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust/Jaime Plaza

Bush tucker in Bongil Bongil National Park

Share the bush secrets of the traditional Gumbaynggirr People in Bush tucker – a Stage 3 (Years 5-6) excursion in Bongil Bongil National Park. Aboriginal guides will reveal their special connection to Country and their secrets for health, wellness and survival.

Stage
Stage 3 (Years 5-6)
Learning area
Geography
Where
<a href="/visit-a-park/parks/bongil-bongil-national-park">Bongil Bongil National Park</a> in <a href="/visit-a-park/regions/north-coast">North Coast</a> in North Coast
Students on a tour of Katoomba, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Nick Cubbin

Explore a national park

Join us and explore the earth's environment on this Stage 2 (Years 3-4) geography excursion in Blue Mountains National Park. Discover the unique native plants and animals that call this majestic place home.

Stage
Stage 2 (Years 3-4)
Learning area
Geography
When

Monday to Friday during school term

Where
<a href="/visit-a-park/parks/katoomba-area"> Katoomba area</a> in <a href="/visit-a-park/parks/blue-mountains-national-park">Blue Mountains National Park</a> in <a href="/visit-a-park/regions/sydney-and-surrounds">Sydney and surrounds</a>, <a href="/visit-a-park/regions/country-nsw">Country NSW</a> in Sydney and surrounds
Rainforest seeds and fruits. Photo: The Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust/Simone Cottrell

Factors that shape places at Minnamurra Rainforest

Experience the immersive magic of the rainforest in this Stage 3 (Years 5-6) geography excursion at Minnamurra Rainforest. Students will explore the rainforest and learn how it is managed for people and the environment.

Stage
Stage 3 (Years 5-6)
Learning area
Geography
When

Weekdays during school terms.

Where
<a href="https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/things-to-do/visitor-centres/minnamurra-rainforest-centre">Minnamurra Rainforest Centre</a>, <a href="https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/visit-a-park/parks/budderoo-national-park">Budderoo National Park</a> in South Coast, Country NSW
Charlottes Pass lookout, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: John Spencer

Going up the mountain

Going up the mountain is a school excursion in Kosciuszko National Park for Stage 6 (Years 11-12) students focusing on Geography. Students will use field work to record and compare the geology, weather, native plants, animals, human use and sustainability of the montane, sub-alpine and alpine ecosystems.

Stage
Stage 6 (Years 11-12)
Learning area
Geography
When

Weekdays November to May.

Where
<a href="https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/things-to-do/education-centres/kosciuszko-education-centre">Kosciuszko Education Centre</a>, <a href="https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/visit-a-park/parks/thredbo-perisher-area">Thredbo-Perisher area</a> in Snowy Mountains
Education Centre, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Murray Vanderveer

Kosciuszko gameshow

Kosciuszko gameshow is a school excursion in Kosciuszko National Park for Stage 3 (Years 5-6) students focusing on HSIE as a KLA. Students will gather clues about the natural and cultural heritage of the Snowy Mountains from the displays in Kosciuszko Education Centre and use this information to compete as teams in a television-style game show.

Stage
Stage 3 (Years 5-6)
Learning area
HSIE
When

Weekdays all year.

Where
<a href="https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/things-to-do/education-centres/kosciuszko-education-centre">Kosciuszko Education Centre</a>, <a href="https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/visit-a-park/parks/thredbo-perisher-area">Thredbo-Perisher area</a> in Snowy Mountains
People exloring the Minnamurra Rainforest, Budderoo National Park. Photo: David Finnegan

Landscapes and landforms at Minnamurra Rainforest

Join us at beautiful Minnamurra Rainforest for this Stage 4 (Years 7-8) geography excursion. Students will observe and record the diversity of landscapes and landforms, and participate in fieldwork data collection.

Stage
Stage 4 (Years 7-8)
Learning area
Geography
When

Weekdays during school term.

Where
<a href="https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/things-to-do/visitor-centres/minnamurra-rainforest-centre">Minnamurra Rainforest Centre</a>, <a href="https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/visit-a-park/parks/budderoo-national-park">Budderoo National Park</a> in South Coast, Country NSW
Echo Point lookout, Blue Moutains National Park. Photo: David Finnegan

Living Country, living culture

Join us for Living Country, living culture – a Stage 2 (Years 3-4) history excursion in and around Katoomba. This excursion is designed to support the Community Remembrance and Aboriginal Histories and Cultures K-10 syllabus.

Stage
Stage 2 (Years 3-4)
Learning area
History
When

Monday to Friday during school term

Where
<a href="/visit-a-park/parks/katoomba-area"> Katoomba area</a> in <a href="/visit-a-park/parks/blue-mountains-national-park">Blue Mountains National Park</a> in <a href="/visit-a-park/regions/sydney-and-surrounds">Sydney and surrounds</a>, <a href="/visit-a-park/regions/country-nsw">Country NSW</a> in Sydney and surrounds
Exploring Minnamurra Rainforest, Budderoo National Park. Photo: David Finnegan

Rainforest interactions

Rainforest interactions is a Stage 6 (Years 11-12) school excursion that focuses on geography as a learning area. Students will undertake a geographical investigation of the biophysical processes and their interactions at Minnamurra Rainforest.

Stage
Stage 6 (Years 11-12)
Learning area
Geography
When

Weekdays during school terms.

Where
<a href="https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/things-to-do/visitor-centres/minnamurra-rainforest-centre">Minnamurra Rainforest Centre</a>, <a href="https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/visit-a-park/parks/budderoo-national-park">Budderoo National Park</a> in South Coast, Country NSW