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Venture to the Falls

Stage 3 (Years 5-6), HSIE, Dorrigo National Park

Overview

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Venture to the falls is school excursion in Dorrigo National Park for Stage 3 (Years 5-6) students and focuses on HSIE. Starting at the spectacular Skywalk over the canopy, you'll explore subtropical rainforest on a graded downhill walk to the suspension bridge at Crystal Shower Falls.

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There's plenty of time for observation and discussion of how plants and animals have evolved curious and wonderful strategies to maximise their survival. The activity also covers differing uses of the rainforest, reflecting people's attitudes and values past and present.

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

Stage Stage 3 (Years 5-6)
Key learning area HSIE
Student outcomes

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

Excursion details

Availability
Guided. Available on request.
Where
Dorrigo National Park
Duration
3hrs
Grading
Easy
Price

$275 per group (includes GST). Maximum 30 students per group. For groups over 30 conditions apply.

Accessibility
No wheelchair access
Meeting point
Dorrigo Rainforest Centre
Booking
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.
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Operated by

  • School excursion inquiries - North Coast
  • 02 6657 2309
  • 02 6657 2145

Park info

  • in Dorrigo National Park in the North Coast region
  • Dorrigo National Park is open daily (except Christmas Day) 9am to 4.30pm but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

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Maps and downloads

Crystal Shower Falls, Dorrigo National Park. Photo: Rob Cleary/Seen Australia