School excursionSpecial Offer
Sensing the rainforest
Stage 3 (Years 5-6), HSIE, Iluka Nature Reserve
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.
Sensing the Rainforest is a school excursion in Iluka Nature Reserve for Stage 3 (Years 5-6) students focusing on HSIE Geography outcomes. Ranger-guided activities encourage students to experience the rainforest environment through their senses.
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Students will investigate Iluka Nature Reserve as a local land use case study. This excursion can support their study of the topic ‘Factors that Shape Places’.
For program outline, safety and practical information about this excursion, see info for teachers
|Stage||Stage 3 (Years 5-6)|
GE3-1. Describes the diverse features and characteristics of places and environments
GE3-2. Explains interactions and connections between people, places and environments
GE3-3. Compares and contrasts influences on the management of places and environments
GE3-4. Acquires, processes and communicates geographical information using geographical tools for inquiry
- Weekdays during school terms.
- Iluka Nature Reserve in North Coast
- Easy. Suitable for all age groups and fitness levels.
- $260 per group (includes GST). Maximum 30 students per group. For groups with more than 30 students, conditions apply.
- Meeting point
- Meet at Long Street carpark, at the south end of Iluka Nature Reserve.
- 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.