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School excursion

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Explore the Kosciarium

Stage 3 (Years 5-6), Geography, Thredbo-Perisher area

Overview

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Explore the Kosciarium school excursion in Kosciuszko National Park focuses on Geography for Stage 3 (Years 5-6) students. Explore the hands-on, interactive displays in the Kosciarium and watch the 'Spirit of the Snowy Mountains' video featuring the natural and cultural heritage of the Australian Alps.

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This indoor program is ideal for schools visiting the park in winter for a short excursion and snow play. Students will meet a park ranger and learn about the special animals landscapes in the park.

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

Stage Stage 3 (Years 5-6)
Learning area Geography
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

Objectives

Students will:

  • Watch and recall information from Spirit of the Snowy Mountains video
  • Participate in activities to match, arrange, and assemble models and solve puzzles.

Excursion details

When

Weekdays all year.

Availability
Guided. Available on request.
Duration
1hr
Grading
Easy. Discovery ranger guided indoor activity.
Price

$5.00 per student (minimum fees apply)

Accessibility
Medium
Meeting point
Kosciuszko Education 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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Park info

  • in the Thredbo-Perisher area of Kosciuszko National Park in the Snowy Mountains region
  • The Thredbo-Perisher area is open all year, but some roads and trails may close due to weather conditions or park management issues. Kosciuszko Road is closed between Perisher and Charlotte Pass in winter (June to October long weekends).
  • Park entry fees apply on Alpine Way and Kosciuszko Road

    Winter (June to October long weekends): $29 per vehicle per day (24hrs from purchase); motorcycles $12; bus passengers $11.45 per adult, $3.60 per child per day. Find out more about the winter entry surcharge.

    Rest of Year: $17 per vehicle per day (24hrs); motorcycles $7; bus passengers $6.60 per adult, $2.20 per child per day.

    Passes: Day passes, multi-day passes and annual All Parks Pass available from NPWS visitor centres, local agents and operating vehicle entry stations. Single and Multi-Day passes are also available via the Park'nPay app. Short Breaks Pass: $68 for 5 days park entry at price of 4 days (not valid winter).

    Read our Annual Pass FAQs for information.

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