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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
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
People descending Govetts Leap, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Aine Gliddon

Crossing the Blue Mountains

Crossing the Blue Mountains is a Stage 2 (Years 3-4) school excursion focusing on HSIE. Students will be immersed in Australian colonial history with stories of the early explorers and the physical evidence of Cox's Road, on this historically significant Blue Mountains walk.

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

Monday to Friday during school term.

Where
<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, Country NSW
People enjoying waterfall at Grand Canyon track, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Paul Cardow

Grand Canyon: Environmental change and management

The spectacular Grand Canyon forms the backdrop for this Stage 5 (Years 9-10) geography excursion in Blue Mountains National Park. This in-depth fieldwork excursion is designed to support the Environmental Change and Management K-10 syllabus

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

Monday to Friday during school term.

Where
<a href="https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/things-to-do/walking-tracks/grand-canyon-track">Grand Canyon track</a>, <a href="https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/visit-a-park/parks/blackheath-area">Blackheath area</a> in Sydney and surrounds
Echo Point lookout (Three Sisters), Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: David Finnigan

Mountain landscapes: Blue Mountains

This adventurous Stage 4 (Years 7-8) Geography excursion explores diverse landscapes and landforms of the Blue Mountains. On a bushwalk, students will gather data using geographical equipment, and complete a field sketch of an iconic Blue Mountains landscape.

Stage
Stage 4 (Years 7-8)
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
Furber Steps - Scenic Railway walking track, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: OEH

Rainforests and waterfalls

Experience the magic of the rainforest in this Stage 3 (Years 5-6) geography excursion in Blue Mountains National Park. Students will visit lush, temperate rainforests and waterfalls that were created and shaped over millions of years.

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

Monday to Friday during school term

Where
<a href="https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/things-to-do/walking-tracks/furber-stepsscenic-railway-walking-track">Furber Steps-Scenic Railway walking track</a>, <a href="https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/visit-a-park/parks/katoomba-area">Katoomba area</a> in Sydney and surrounds
Aboriginal bush tools, Red Hands cave, Blue Mountains National Parks. Photo: Craig Marshall/NSW Government

Living Country, living culture

Join us for Living Country, living culture – a Stage 1 (Years 1-2) geography excursion in and around Katoomba. Our Aboriginal guide will take students on a journey through traditional and contemporary culture.

Stage
Stage 1 (Years 1-2)
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
Staff from Metro South West and Blue Mountains regions undertaking the Pisgah Ridge hazard reduction burn near Glenbrook in the Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: David Croft &copy; David Croft/DPIE

Living with fire

Learn about fire and how it is managed in the Blue Mountains National Park in Living with fire, a Stage 3 (Years 5-6) geography excursion.

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

Monday to Friday during school term.

Where
<a href="/visit-a-park/parks/blackheath-area"> Blackheath 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