Join your Aboriginal guide on Muttonbird Island for Giidany Miirlarl, a Stage 3 (Years 5-6) science and Geography excursion. Students will discover the cultural significance of this special place, meaning ‘moon sacred place’ in local Gumbaynggirr language.
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Muttonbirds by Moonlight is an Ecosystems at risk school excursion on Muttonbird Island, a nesting rookery for wedgetail shearwaters, for Stage 6 (Years 11-12) students focusing on Geography.
Explore Muttonbird Island on The rookery roundabout, a Stage 1 (Years 1-2) Science and Technology excursion. Students will see an active nesting rookery for thousands of wedge-tailed shearwaters (muttonbirds) and learn about their fascinating lifecycle.
An NPWS Aboriginal guide will lead students on a cultural journey on Muttonbird Island in this Stage 2 Geography excursion. Students will learn about Giidany Miirlarl, meaning ‘moon sacred place’ in local Gumbaynggirr language.
Join us at twilight for a fascinating exploration of Muttonbird Island and its nesting rookery for thousands of wedge-tailed shearwaters. This Stage 2 (Years 3-4) Geography excursion examines the features and characteristics of this unique place and environment.