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Bush tucker

Stage 4 (Years 7-8), Geography, Bongil Bongil National Park

Overview

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Bush tucker is a Stage 4 (Years 7-8) school excursion to Bongil Bongil National Park, which focuses on geography as a KLA. Join our Aboriginal Discovery rangers for an easy stroll along the forested banks of Bonville Creek, to investigate the rich diversity of plants and animals in the park.

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Learn about the fascinating bush tucker and useful natural medicines that have made the estuarine environments of Bongil Bongil National Park a significant resource for local Gumbaynggirr Aboriginal people. Students will learn about the cultural practices of 'Caring for Country'.

Geography: Global Environments

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

Stage Stage 4 (Years 7-8)
Key learning area Geography
Student outcomes

4.5. Identifies the meaning, purpose and context of historical sources.

4.8. Describes the interrelationships between people and environments.

Excursion details

Where
Bongil Bongil National Park
Duration
2hrs
Grading
Easy
Price

$275 per group (includes GST). Maximum 30 students. Maximum 2 groups.

Accessibility
Easy
Meeting point
Bongil Bongil picnic area, 15 minutes south of Coffs Harbour via Williams Road.
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

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Bongil beach, Bongil Bongil National Park. Photo: Rob Cleary