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An Aboriginal guide with a group of students on an Aboriginal culture school excursion in Hunter Wetlands National Park. Photo: Adam Hollingworth © DPIE

Aboriginal culture

Experience Ash Island in Hunter Wetlands National Park through the eyes of an Aboriginal person on this Stage 2 (Years 3-4) Aboriginal culture geography excursion. Through first-hand experiences you'll learn about the culture of the Awabakal People.

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

Weekdays all year.

Where
Hunter Wetlands National Park in North Coast
Bush tucker. Photo: The Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust/Jaime Plaza

Bush art

Bush art in Awabakal Nature Reserve is a school excursion for Stage 1 (Years 1-2) students with a focus on HSIE as a KLA. Explore a section of the reserve with an Aboriginal Discovery ranger and try your hand at some Aboriginal art to take home. All art materials are supplied.

Stage
Stage 1 (Years 1-2)
Learning area
HSIE
When

Weekdays all year.

Where
Awabakal Nature Reserve in North Coast
Tomaree National Park. Photo: John Spencer

Coastal and catchment management

Coastal and catchment management is a school excursion in Tomaree National Park for Stage 5 (Years 9-10) students focusing on geography as a KLA. We'll walk to the summit of Mount Tomaree with a Discovery ranger, who will highlight the coastal and catchment management issues involved in protecting a relatively undisturbed patch of coastal land in close proximity to the township of Nelson Bay.

Stage
Stage 5 (Years 9-10)
Learning area
Geography
Where
Tomaree National Park in North Coast
Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) breaching. Photo: Dan Burns

Wild world of whales

Wild world of whales is a school excursion for Stage 3 (Years 5-6) students focusing on HSIE as a KLA. Explore the open forest and coastal heath communities of Awabakal Nature Reserve as you journey to the lookout to spot migrating whales. Learn about the different types of whales, how they live and why they migrate.

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

Weekdays June to October.

Where
Awabakal Nature Reserve in North Coast
Students and an Aboriginal guide walking along a boardwalk on a school excursion in Glenrock State Conservation Area. Photo: Adam Hollingworth © DPIE

Aboriginal culture

Experience Glenrock State Conservation Area through the eyes of an Aboriginal person on this Stage 2 (Years 3-4) Aboriginal culture geography excursion. Through first-hand experiences, you'll learn about the culture of the Awabakal People.

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

Weekdays all year.

Where
Glenrock State Conservation Area in North Coast
Students listening to an NPWS guide on a school excursion. Photo: Adam Hollingworth © DPIE

Exploring the rainforest

Explore the diverse rainforest environment of Booti Booti National Park on a geography school excursion for Stage 2 (Years 3-4) students. You’ll go on a guided rainforest walk, collect field data and participate in a bug survey.

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

Weekdays during school terms.

Where
Booti Booti National Park in North Coast