The rookery roundabout at Muttonbird Island
Stage 1 (Years 1-2), Science and Technology, Muttonbird Island Nature Reserve
Info for teachers
Everything you need to know about The rookery roundabout at Muttonbird Island.
- Welcome, acknowledgement of Country and safety briefing
- Divide into groups (1–30)
- Walk the path across the island, various interpretation stops
- Examine the nesting rookery of muttonbirds and discuss their adaptations and unique breeding cycle
- Discuss the broader ecosystem and connection between all living things here
- Walk back to bus
What to bring
Please wear fully enclosed shoes and bring a hat, sunscreen, wet weather gear, and lunch which should be low waste with a refillable water bottle. Students should bring gear in a backpack or similar (not plastic bags).
Maps and downloads
Risk assessment and risk benefits
Our rangers and guides have the technical skill and experience to assess the risks and the benefits of a variety of activities delivered as part of our learning programs.
We believe in including opportunities that allow students to learn and experience for themselves through exploration in the natural environment.
Please make your own risk assessment based on the information provided. Detailed potential risks and controls are provided for the site to assist teachers in risk management planning. Teachers and carers should be aware of, and consider the needs, abilities and medical conditions of students when visiting this site. The supervision of students remains the responsibility of the teacher. The school must ensure an adequate number of adult supervisors are present.
Disability access level - no wheelchair access
The Muttonbird Island walking track includes sections of steps, a narrow path and steep gradients. It is not considered wheelchair accessible.