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Sensing the rainforest

Stage 2 (Years 3-4), HSIE, Iluka Nature Reserve

Overview

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Sensing the Rainforest is a Stage 2 (Years 3–4) school excursion in Iluka Nature Reserve, focusing on HSIE Geography outcomes. Students experience the rainforest environment through sensory exploration.

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The program brings to life the wonders of Iluka Nature Reserve through fun and engaging ranger-guided interactive activities. It supports the study of ‘The Earth’s Environment’.

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

Stage Stage 2 (Years 3-4)
Key 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

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

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

Objectives

Students will:

  • visit a rich natural environment
  • experience the World Heritage rainforests of Iluka Nature Reserve
  • engage with the environment using all their senses
  • practice care and trust in team activities.

Excursion details

When
Weekdays during school terms
Availability
Guided.
Where
Iluka Nature Reserve
Duration
1hr 30min
Grading
Easy. Suitable for all age groups and fitness levels.
Price
$235 per group (includes GST). Maximum 30 students per group. For groups with more than 30 students, conditions apply.
Accessibility
Easy
Meeting point
Long Street carpark, at the south end of Iluka Nature Reserve.
Equipment
provided
Yes
Booking
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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Operated by

  • School excursion inquiries - North Coast
  • 02 6657 2309
  • 02 6657 2145

Park info

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Creeper fig hero, Iluka Nature Reserve