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Sensing the rainforest

Stage 2 (Years 3-4), Geography, Sea Acres National Park


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Join us and explore the rainforest in this Stage 2 (Years 3-4) geography excursion in Sea Acres Rainforest Centre. Students will examine the wonders of this rainforest by the sea.

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Through guided, sensory activities such as silent sit spots, blindfolded games and nature observation, students will become immersed in the rainforest.

Geographical concepts of place, space, environment and interconnection will be explored, and fieldwork observation will be put into practice.

Through fun activities, students will connect deeply with their environment and learn of its significance within a broad geographical context.

This excursion is designed to support the geography K-10 syllabus topic The earth’s environment.

For program outline, safety and practical information about this excursion, see info for teachers

Stage Stage 2 (Years 3-4)
Learning area Geography
Student outcomes

GE2-1. Examines features and characteristics of places and environments

GE2-2. Describes the ways people, places and environments interact

GE2-3. Examines differing perceptions about the management of places and environments

GE2-4. Acquires and communicates geographical information using geographical tools for inquiry


Students will:

  • Visit the rainforest by the sea
  • Participate in fun and interactive learning activities
  • Use geographical tools of enquiry to better understand a local environment
  • Gain an understanding of the nature of a unique rainforest by the sea, its significance and how it is cared for.

Excursion details


Weekdays during school term.

Guided. Available on request.

$260 per group (includes GST). Maximum 30 students per group. For groups over 30 conditions apply.

Meeting point
Sea Acres Rainforest Centre
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