School excursionSpecial Offer
Venture to the falls
Stage 4 (Years 7-8), Geography, Dorrigo National Park
School excursions in NSW national parks
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Venture to the falls is a school excursion in Dorrigo National Park for Stage 4 (Years 7-8) students focusing on geography as a KLA. Starting at the spectacular Skywalk over the canopy, this activity explores 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.
Geography 4G2: Global Environments
For program outline, safety and practical information about this excursion, see info for teachers
|Stage||Stage 4 (Years 7-8)|
4.1. Identifies and gathers geographical information.
4.6. Describes the geographical processes that form and transform environments.
4.8. Describes the interrelationships between people and environments.
- Guided. Available on request.
- Dorrigo National Park
$275 per group (includes GST). Maximum 30 students per group. For groups over 30 conditions apply.
- No wheelchair access
- Meeting point
- Dorrigo Rainforest 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.