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Old Kinchega Homestead tour

Stage 2 (Years 3-4), HSIE, Kinchega National Park


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Old Kinchega Homestead tour is a Stage 2 (Years 3-4) school excursion in Kinchega National Park, focusing on HSIE. Take a walk around the Old Kinchega Homestead ruins with a NSW National Parks ranger, and learn about life on the land for Aboriginal people and life on a pastoral station during the pioneer days.

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

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

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


Students will:

  • Visit Aboriginal Sites including a scar tree, midden and hearth
  • Examine old photographs and compare them to current structures
  • Discuss the importance of natural features
  • Identify animals and plants that were important to the local Aboriginal People.

Excursion details

Guided. Available on request.
1-3 hr

$5 per student for a half day tour.

Meeting point
Old Kinchega Homestead carpark
Yes. Workbooks are provided. Students will need a pencil and a clipboard to lean on.
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Park info

  • in Kinchega National Park in the Outback NSW region
  • Kinchega National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day. The park has a pay and display envelope payment system - please bring correct coins.

    Buy annual pass
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