School excursionSpecial Offer
Community and remembrance at Jibbon Beach
Stage 2 (Years 3-4), History, Royal National Park
This excursion is currently being revised to be delivered in line with NSW Education’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Principles and Protocols. We will be updating this excursion's name and information online soon.
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Students will learn which plants were used to heal and which animals provided sustenance and clothing. We'll learn about the gunyah, the traditional Aboriginal shelter made from branches and bark, and how to build one.
Together we'll come to understand how the Dharawal People lived in harmony with the seasons and their beautiful local environment.
You can learn more about the deep history of the area here.
For program outline, safety and practical information about this excursion, see info for teachers
|Stage||Stage 2 (Years 3-4)|
HT2-1. Identifies celebrations and commemorations of significance in Australia and the world
HT2-2. Describes and explains how significant individuals, groups and events contributed to changes in the local community over time
HT2-5. Applies skills of historical inquiry and communication
Weekdays during school term.
- Medium. Guided activities in a park on grass, along a beach, through a bush track and along a headland.
$20 per student for groups of 25 or more. GST included. For smaller groups conditions apply.
- No wheelchair access
- Meeting point
- Bonnie Vale picnic area carpark (enter via Sea Breeze Lane)
- Yes. All equipment provided.
- Contact your local NSW National Parks office for more information about the updated excursion.
- School excursion inquiries - Sydney South
- 02 9542 0615
- PO Box 144, Audley NSW 2232
- in Royal National Park in the Sydney and surrounds and South Coast regions
Royal National Park is open 7am to 8.30pm but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
Park entry fees:
$12 per vehicle per day. Payment options include Audley Visitor Centre, vehicle entry stations, pay machines and the Park’nPay app.
Vehicles over 8 seats: $4.40 per adult, $2.20 per child (per day). Students on educational programs: $1.10 per student. Teachers/educational supervisors: free (1 adult per 10 students).Buy annual pass