School excursionSpecial Offer
Stage 2 (Years 3-4), Geography, Bongil Bongil National Park
Bush tucker in Bongil Bongil National Park is a school excursion for Stage 2 (Years 3-4) students with a focus on Geography and History. Join our Aboriginal Discovery rangers for an easy stroll along the forested banks of Bonville Creek, to investigate the rich diversity of plants and animals in the park.
Read more about Bush tucker
By examining the features and characteristics of this estuarine environment, students will learn about the fascinating bush tucker and useful natural medicines that have made the places at Bongil Bongil National Park a significant resource for local Gumbaynggirr Aboriginal People. Students will learn about the cultural practices of 'Caring for Country' and how this has changed over time in this place.
For program outline, safety and practical information about this excursion, see info for teachers
|Stage||Stage 2 (Years 3-4)|
GE2-1. Examines features and characteristics of places and environments
GE2-2. Describes the ways people, places and environments interact
HT2-2. Describes and explains how significant individuals, groups and events contributed to changes in the local community over time
HT2-3. Describes people, events and actions related to world exploration and its effects
- Guided. Available on request.
$305 per group (includes GST). Maximum 30 students per group. Maximum 2 groups.
- Meeting point
- Bongil Bongil picnic area, 15 minutes south of Coffs Harbour via Williams Road.
- 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.