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Woolly tales tour

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


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On this school excursion in Kinchega National Park, Stage 2 (Years 3-4) Science 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.

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

Stage Stage 2 (Years 3-4)
Learning area Science
Student outcomes

ST2-5LW-T. Describes how agricultural processes are used to grow plants and raise animals for food, clothing and shelter

HT2-2. Describes and explains how significant individuals, groups and events contributed to changes in the local community over time


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

1-3 hr

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

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