School excursionSpecial Offer
What is a national park?
Stage 2 (Years 3-4), HSIE, Awabakal Nature Reserve
This excursion experience has been updated and is now being delivered in line with the new NSW Department of Education Curriculum. We will be revising this excursion's name and information online soon. Contact your local national parks office for more information about the updated excursion.
Read more about What is a national park?
Explore the variety of natural environments found in Awabakal Nature Reserve on this school excursion for Stage 2 (Years 3-4) students focusing on HSIE. Discover why people visit this special place, and learn about the local Aboriginal culture and the impact of European settlement on the area.
Students will learn to understand the role of workers in the park, and how you can help to conserve and protect our national parks.
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
GE2-4. Acquires and communicates geographical information using geographical tools for inquiry
- Guided. Available on request.
- Awabakal Nature Reserve in North Coast
- Medium. Guided activities in a suburban National park, on formed and uneven bush walking tracks, along sandy tracks and on a grassed picnic area.
$380 per group (includes GST). Maximum 30 students per group. For groups over 30 conditions apply.
- No wheelchair access
- Meeting point
- Look for the Discovery ranger outside Awabakal Environmental Education Centre, Boundary St, Dudley.
- Yes. All equipment is provided.
- 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 - Newcastle Hunter
- 02 4927 3267
- Hunter Wetland Centre, Sandgate Road, Shortland NSW
- in Awabakal Nature Reserve in the North Coast region