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Venture to the falls

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


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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)
Learning area Geography
Student outcomes

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.


Students will:

  • Develop knowledge and understanding of the features and characteristics of places and environments across a range of scales
  • Develop knowledge and understanding of interactions between people, places and environments.

Excursion details

Guided. Available on request.

$305 per group (includes GST). Maximum 30 students per group. For groups over 30 conditions apply.

No wheelchair access
Meeting point
Dorrigo Rainforest Centre.
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