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WilderQuest activity, Blue Gum Hills Regional Park. Photo: Shani Milgate/OEH

Aboriginal culture

Aboriginal culture is a Stage 3 (Years 5-6) Geography school excursion, exploring the beautiful natural and built environments of Blue Gum Hills Regional Park. Through first-hand experiences, you'll learn about the culture of Aboriginal People - how they lived, what resources they used and the significance of the land and Dreamtime stories.

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

Weekdays all year.

Where
Blue Gum Hills Regional Park 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. 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
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 Geography outcomes. 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 along the East Coast of Australia.

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

Weekdays June to October.

Where
Awabakal Nature Reserve in North Coast
Students on a school excursion are shown local native edible plants. Photo: Adam Hollingworth © DPIE

Aboriginal culture

Bring your students to this unique excursion in Booti Booti National Park, near Forster. They’ll experience the park through the eyes of an Aboriginal person on this Stage 2 (Years 3-4) Aboriginal culture Geography excursion.

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

Weekdays during school term.

Where
The Ruins campground and picnic area