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School excursion

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Woolly tales tour

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

Overview

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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On this school excursion in Kinchega National Park, Stage 2 (Years 3-4) students will learn about Kinchega's vast pastoral history and woolshed operations while taking a guided tour of the historic Kinchega Woolshed.

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The Historic Kinchega Woolshed precinct is a favourite spot to start your exploration of Kinchega National Park with loads of information to browse and facilities located close by.

Science: Built Environments

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

Stage Stage 2 (Years 3-4)
Learning area Science
Objectives

Students will:

  • Learn about the operations of the historic Kinchega Woolshed while following the path the sheep took through the grand old shed
  • Fill in worksheets as they go, noting the use of all the equipment in the woolshed.

Excursion details

Where
Kinchega Woolshed, Kinchega National Park
Duration
1-3 hr
Grading
Easy
Price

$5 per student for a half day tour (up to 3 hours).

Accessibility
Medium
Meeting point
Historic Kinchega Woolshed carpark
Equipment
provided
No. Workbooks are provided. Students will need to bring a pencil and a clipboard to lean on.
Booking
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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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