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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
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
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
Superb lyrebird (Menura novaehollandiae), Minnamurra Rainforest, Budderoo National Park. Photo: David Finnegan

A dynamic ecosystem: Minnamurra Rainforest

Senior biology students will hone their skills on this Stage 6 (Years 11-12) fieldwork study at Minnamurra Rainforest in Budderoo National Park. They'll conduct fieldwork, gather data and identify distinguishing features of the rainforest.

Stage
Stage 6 (Years 11-12)
Learning area
Biology
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
Rainforest loop walk, Budderoo National Park. Photo: David Finnegan

Environmental change and management at Minnamurra

Experience the magic of the rainforest in this Stage 5 (Years 9-10) geography excursion at Minnamurra Rainforest. Students will acquire new fieldwork skills as we investigate the environmental use and management of the rainforest.

Stage
Stage 5 (Years 9-10)
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
Exploring Minnamurra Rainforest, Budderoo National Park. Photo: David Finnegan

Exploring the rainforest: Minnamurra Rainforest Centre

Join us as we explore the natural and human features of the rainforest on this Stage 1 (Years 1-2) geography excursion at Minnamurra Rainforest. Students will go on a rainforest walk and reflect on how people care for this place.

Stage
Stage 1 (Years 1-2)
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
The Falls walk, Minnamurra Rainforest, Budderoo National Park. Photo: David Finnegan

Rainforest ecosystems - Minnamurra

Rainforest ecosystems is a Stage 5 (Years 9-10) school excursion in Budderoo National Park which focuses on science. You'll investigate the biotic and abiotic features of Minnamurra rainforest, the cycling of materials and human interactions.

Stage
Stage 5 (Years 9-10)
Learning area
Science
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
Foot bridge in Minnamurra Rainforest, Budderoo National Park. Photo: David Finnegan

What is a national park? Minnamurra Rainforest

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)
Learning area
HSIE
When

Week days 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
Family on boardwalk, Minnamurra Rainforest. Photo: D Finnegan/OEH

Ecosystems at risk: Minnamurra Rainforest

Ecosystems at risk is a school excursion at Minnamurra Rainforest for Stage 6 (Years 11-12) students that focuses on geography as a learning area. This excursion is designed to complement a case study of a particular ecosystem at risk.

Stage
Stage 6 (Years 11-12)
Learning area
Geography
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
Aboriginal basket weaving handicrafts. Photo: Allan McLean/OEH

Then and now: Aboriginal culture

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 1 (Years 1-2)
Learning area
HSIE
Where
<a href="https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/things-to-do/picnic-areas/beach-road-picnic-area">Beach Road picnic area</a>, <a href="https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/visit-a-park/parks/seven-mile-beach-national-park">Seven Mile Beach National Park</a> in South Coast