Living Country, living culture
Stage 3 (Years 5-6), HSIE, Bournda National Park
Info for teachers
Everything you need to know about Living Country, living culture.
- Welcome and introductions, acknowledgment and safety talk
- Weaving activity
- Bush food, cultural interpretation walk
- Storytelling, music and dance
- Ochre face-painting
- Wrap up
What to bring
Please wear long pants, closed comfortable shoes and bring a hat and sunscreen. Be ready for all weather conditions with a jumper and raincoat. And remember to bring food and any necessary medications.
Please bring your belongings in a backpack rather than a plastic bag.
Getting there and parking
Hobart Beach campground is in the Wallagoot Lake precinct of Bournda National Park. To get there:
- Drive 14km north of Merimbula on the Sapphire Coast Drive
- Take the Bournda Road turnoff
- Follow this road to the end, then turn left. The shelter shed is on the left.
- There is a 40km speed limit on the long unsealed road.
- Check the weather before you set out as the road to Hobart Beach campground can become boggy when it rains.
- Unsealed roads
- 2WD vehicles
- All weather
Parking is available. Please park in the designated areas.
Maps and downloads
Risk assessment and risk benefits
Our rangers and guides have the technical skill and experience to assess the risks and the benefits of a variety of activities delivered as part of our learning programs.
We believe in including opportunities that allow students to learn and experience for themselves through exploration in the natural environment.
Please make your own risk assessment based on the information provided. Detailed potential risks and controls are provided for the site to assist teachers in risk management planning. Teachers and carers should be aware of, and consider the needs, abilities and medical conditions of students when visiting this site. The supervision of students remains the responsibility of the teacher. The school must ensure an adequate number of adult supervisors are present.
Disability access level - hard
Wheelchairs can access this area with some difficulty. Please let us know in advanced if you are bringing someone with special needs so that we can plan accordingly.
- in Bournda National Park in the South Coast region
Bournda National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to extreme weather or fire danger.
Park entry fees:
$8 per vehicle per day. This park uses a self-registration fee collection system, please bring correct change.Buy annual pass