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Whale breaching at Cape Byron National Park. Photo: Dan Burns

A whale of a time

Discover the wonderful world of whales on this Stage 2 (Years 3-4) excursion around Cape Byron headland. This excursion is designed to support the Living World Science and Technology topic content strand.

Stage
Stage 2 (Years 3-4)
Learning area
Science and Technology
When

Weekdays during school term.

Where
<a href="/visit-a-park/parks/cape-byron-state-conservation-area">Cape Byron State Conservation Area</a> in <a href="/visit-a-park/regions/north-coast">North Coast</a> in North Coast
View of Cape Byron State Conservation Area. Photo: John Spencer

Cape Byron: Environmental change and management

Join us on this in-depth fieldwork excursion for Stage 5 (Years 9-10) students using Cape Byron as a real-life case study to investigate the Geography syllabus topic of Environmental Change and Management.

Stage
Stage 5 (Years 9-10)
Learning area
Geography
When

Weekdays during school term.

Where
<a href="/visit-a-park/parks/cape-byron-state-conservation-area">Cape Byron State Conservation Area</a> in <a href="/visit-a-park/regions/north-coast">North Coast</a> in North Coast
Cape Byron Lighthouse, Cape Byron State Conservation Area. Photo: John Spencer

Cape Byron: The earth’s environment

Join us on an Earth’s environment geography excursion at beautiful Cape Byron for Stage 2 (Years 3-4) students. Students will explore the features of the reserve and learn about people’s differing perceptions of the park and how it is managed.

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

Weekdays during school term.

Where
<a href="/visit-a-park/parks/cape-byron-state-conservation-area">Cape Byron State Conservation Area</a> in <a href="/visit-a-park/regions/north-coast">North Coast</a> in North Coast
Humpback whale breaching. Photo: Wayne Reynolds/OEH

Dolphin Dreaming

Dolphin Dreaming is an Early Stage 1 (Kindergarten) school excursion in Cape Byron State Conservation Area, focusing on HSIE. Through story, dance and creative expression, Arakwal Aboriginal guides present the life and culture of Byron Bay's Aboriginal people.

Stage
Early Stage 1 (Kindergarten)
Learning area
HSIE
When

By arrangement.

Where
<a href="/visit-a-park/parks/cape-byron-state-conservation-area">Cape Byron State Conservation Area</a> in <a href="/visit-a-park/regions/north-coast">North Coast</a> in North Coast
Lighthouse Keeper's Cottage, Cape Byron State Conservation Area. Photo: Murray Vanderveer/OEH

Dolphin Dreaming

Dolphin Dreaming is a Stage 1 (Years 1-2) school excursion in Cape Byron State Conservation Area, focusing on HSIE. Through story, dance and creative expression, Arakwal Aboriginal guides present the life and culture of Byron Bay's Aboriginal people.

Stage
Stage 1 (Years 1-2)
Learning area
HSIE
Where
<a href="/visit-a-park/parks/cape-byron-state-conservation-area">Cape Byron State Conservation Area</a> in <a href="/visit-a-park/regions/north-coast">North Coast</a> in North Coast
Cape Byron Lighthouse, Cape Byron State Conservation Area. Photo: John Spencer/OEH

Signal on the shore: Australian colonies

Join us as we explore the iconic Cape Byron Lighthouse on this Stage 3 history excursion. You'll learn about the lighthouse keepers and their families, and discover how these people helped shape the development of Australia’s history.

Stage
Stage 3 (Years 5-6)
Learning area
History
Where
<a href="https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/things-to-do/historic-buildings-places/cape-byron-lighthouse">Cape Byron Lighthouse</a>, <a href="https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/visit-a-park/parks/cape-byron-state-conservation-area">Cape Byron State Conservation Area</a> in North Coast
Cape Byron Lighthouse museum in Cape Byron State Conservation Area. Photo: John Spencer &copy; DPIE

Cape Byron Lighthouse: A special place

Experience a bird’s eye view from the top of the iconic Cape Byron Lighthouse in this Early Stage 1 (Kindergarten) geography excursion. Students will learn about the features of this special place and its significance to people and the community.

Stage
Early Stage 1 (Kindergarten)
Learning area
Geography
When

Weekdays during school term.

Where
<a href="https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/things-to-do/historic-buildings-places/cape-byron-lighthouse">Cape Byron Lighthouse</a>, <a href="https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/visit-a-park/parks/cape-byron-state-conservation-area">Cape Byron State Conservation Area</a> in North Coast
Students sitting on the grass, listening to an Arakwal Aboriginal guide on a school excursion to Cape Byron State Conservation Area. Photo: David Young/OEH

Dolphin Dreaming

Dolphin Dreaming is a Stage 3 (Years 5-6) school excursion in Cape Byron State Conservation Area, focusing on HSIE Geography outcomes. Through story, dance and creative expression, Arakwal Aboriginal guides present the life and culture of Byron Bay's Aboriginal people.

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

Weekdays during school terms

Where
<a href="https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/things-to-do/picnic-areas/palm-valley">Palm Valley</a>, <a href="https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/visit-a-park/parks/cape-byron-state-conservation-area">Cape Byron State Conservation Area</a> in North Coast
Humpback whale breaching. Photo: Wayne Reynolds/OEH

Dolphin Dreaming

Dolphin Dreaming is a Stage 2 (Years 3-4) school excursion in Cape Byron State Conservation Area, focusing on HSIE Geography outcomes. Through story, dance and creative expression, Arakwal Aboriginal guides present the life and culture of Byron Bay's Aboriginal people.

Stage
Stage 2 (Years 3-4)
Learning area
HSIE
When
Weekdays during school terms.
Where
<a href="/visit-a-park/parks/cape-byron-state-conservation-area">Cape Byron State Conservation Area</a> in <a href="/visit-a-park/regions/north-coast">North Coast</a> in North Coast
Whale broaching water. ©OEH

Whale secrets

Discover whale secrets in a playful mix of drama, games, story and ocean discovery for Early Stage 1 (Kindergarten) students. This excursion supports the Living World topic of the K-10 Science and Technology syllabus.

Stage
Early Stage 1 (Kindergarten)
Learning area
Science and Technology
When

Weekdays during school term.

Where
<a href="/visit-a-park/parks/cape-byron-state-conservation-area">Cape Byron State Conservation Area</a> in <a href="/visit-a-park/regions/north-coast">North Coast</a> in North Coast