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School excursion

Lake Mungo and Culpra Milli immersion

Stage 5 (Years 9-10), Aboriginal Studies, Mungo National Park

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Info for teachers

Everything you need to know about Lake Mungo and Culpra Milli immersion .

Program outline

  • Staying on Country with Traditional Owners and their families
  • Hearing dreamtime stories around the campfire under a blanket of stars.
  • Hiking through Mungo National Park with Aboriginal rangers and seeing the fossil record come to life.
  • Discovering the historical, cultural and spiritual significance of Lake Mungo through ancient and modern Aboriginal perspectives.
  • Exploring the stories and traditions of First Nations Peoples – past, present and emerging.

What to bring

A complete packing list will be provided once your booking is confirmed.

Getting there and parking

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    This is a door-to-door immersion and all transport is provided from your school.

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    Safety messages

    Pre activity briefing: participants will be briefed at the start of each day and activity.

    Safety equipment: Red Earth staff carry first aid kits, satellite phones, EPIRBs (emergency position indicating radio beacons), hold current First Aid certificates and are aware of emergency procedures.

    Staff accreditation: Red Earth staff have current Remote Area First Aid accreditation and 4WD vehicle driving and recovery certification. They are experienced in working with groups of students in the natural environment and have excellent knowledge of the specific areas they are visiting, including of potential hazards. Red Earth is committed to a Child Safe and Friendly Environment. Our staff have been screened for child-related employment and have completed a Working with Children Check.

    Emergencies: Red Earth staff are trained to deal with emergencies, and emergency procedures are in place. Emergency response protocols and procedures will be detailed and discussed with travelling school staff before the immersion takes place.

    Risk assessment and risk benefits

    A comprehensive risk assessment will be made available after confirmation of your booking.


    Disability access level - no wheelchair access

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    Park info

    • 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.

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