School excursionSpecial Offer
Walk the Walls of China
Stage 2 (Years 3-4), History, Mungo National Park
Join an Aboriginal Discovery ranger in Mungo National Park, Willandra Lakes World Heritage Area, for Stage 2 (Years 3-4) History excursion. Explore the ancient layers within the Walls of China. Learn about the Paakantji, Ngyiampaa, and Mutthi Mutthi.
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Unearth the incredible archaeological finds that showcase the rich culture and extensive history of Aboriginal peoples. Discover the mysteries of Mungo Woman, the world's oldest known human cremation, and Mungo Man, which together provide invaluable insights into Aboriginal burial practices from over 40,000+ years. Learn about the ancient human footprints preserved from the last ice age, illustrating the deep connection between Aboriginal people and their land.
Hear about the diverse and sophisticated Aboriginal nations that have thrived in Mungo for tens of thousands of years, living in harmony with the natural environment. From intricate stone tools and complex kinship systems to a profound understanding of the land, the rich heritage of Aboriginal people reflects their resilience, wisdom, and sacred bond with the natural world. Join us in celebrating this extraordinary legacy and gain a deeper appreciation for the ongoing history and culture of the Aboriginal people in Mungo.
For program outline, safety and practical information about this excursion, see info for teachers
|Stage||Stage 2 (Years 3-4)|
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
*Note: Mungo Woman and Mungo Man are not available for viewing.
Weekdays during school term. Evening tours and add-on activities available by arrangement.
- Guided. Available on request.
- Easy. Guided walk with a Discovery Ranger. Activities on bush tracks and in the Visitor Centre amphitheatre.
$35 per person (concession rates apply for groups). Conditions apply for groups over 25.
- Meeting point
- Mungo Visitor Centre
- 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.
- School excursion inquiries - Lower Darling Area
- 03 5021 8900
- NPWS Buronga office, Cnr Sturt Highway & Melaleuca St, Buronga NSW 2739
- in Mungo National Park in the Murray-Riverina region
Mungo 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. Fees are payable through self-registration envelopes outside Mungo Visitor Centre. Different fees apply for commercial tour operators and vehicles with 8 seats or more.Buy annual pass