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The Rookery Roundabout
Stage 1 (Years 1-2), HSIE, Muttonbird Island Nature Reserve
The Rookery Roundabout is a school excursion for Stage 1 (Years 1-2) students in Muttonbird Island Nature Reserve which focuses on HSIE as a KLA. Join us on a guided walk across Muttonbird Island, and learn about the role of the reserve in protecting a breeding rookery for the wedge-tail shearwater (muttonbirds).
Read more about The Rookery Roundabout
Students will discover the stages of the life cycle of the shearwaters and explore the impacts of visitors and feral animals. This school excursion interprets the cultural heritage and significance of the island to the local Gumbaynggirr People, and how use of the island by the wider community has changed over recent times.
HSIE: The Need for Shelter
For program outline, safety and practical information about this excursion, see info for teachers
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- Guided. Available on request.
- Muttonbird Island Nature Reserve
$235 per group (includes GST). Maximum 30 students per group. For groups over 30 conditions apply.
- If you would like to organise a NPWS school excursion please get in touch with local staff or use the 'Enquire' link for the online form.
- School excursion inquiries - North Coast
- 02 6657 2309
- 02 6657 2145
- in Muttonbird Island Nature Reserve in the North Coast region
Muttonbird Island Nature Reserve is open sunrise to sunset but may have to close at times due to poor weather, fire danger or scientific research.