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Old Kinchega Homestead tour

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


School excursions in NSW national parks

We are currently taking bookings for school excursions. Not all excursions are being delivered as per the usual program due to rules outlined by NSW Health. Alternative learning options with NPWS include online digital resources or incursions delivered at your school. Please contact your National Parks education contact or the relevant local park office for more information.

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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.
Old Kinchega Homestead, Kinchega National Park
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.
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.
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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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