School excursionSpecial Offer
Walk the Walls of China
Stage 3 (Years 5-6), HSIE, Mungo National Park
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.
Wander the sands of time with an Aboriginal Discovery ranger in Mungo National Park on this Stage 3 (Years 5-6) excursion focused on HSIE. See the ancient dry lake bed and walk the Walls of China with a representative of the Paakantji, Ngyiampaa or Mutthi Mutthi tribal groups whose connection with the land reaches back 40,000 years.
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Hear the story of the remarkable archaeological finds like Mungo Woman (the world’s oldest human cremation), Mungo Man, and human footprints dating back to the last ice age tell an incredible story about the long history of Australian Aboriginal people.
For program outline, safety and practical information about this excursion, see info for teachers
|Stage||Stage 3 (Years 5-6)|
HT3-1. Describes and explains the significance of people, groups, places and events to the development of Australia
HT3-2. Describes and explains different experiences of people living in Australia over time
HT3-5. Applies a variety of skills of historical inquiry and communication
*Note: Mungo Woman and Mungo Man are not available for viewing.
Weekdays during school term. Evening tours and add-on activities available by arrangement.
- Guided. Available on request.
- Mungo Visitor Centre, Mungo National Park
- Easy. Guided walk with a Discovery Ranger. Activities on bush tracks and in the Visitor Centre amphitheatre.
$450 per group (includes GST) for groups of between 15 to 25 students. Conditions apply for groups over 25.
- Meeting point
- Mungo Visitor Centre
- 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.
- School excursion inquiries - Lower Darling Area
- 03 5021 8900
- NPWS Buronga office, Cnr Sturt Highway & Melaleuca St, Buronga NSW 2739
- in Mungo National Park in the Murray-Riverina region
Mungo 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. Fees are payable through self-registration envelopes outside Mungo Visitor Centre. Different fees apply for commercial tour operators and vehicles with 8 seats or more.Buy annual pass