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Kosciuszko - a special place

Stage 5 (Years 9-10), Geography, Thredbo-Perisher area

Overview

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Kosciuszko a special place school excursion for Stage 5 (Years 9-10) students in Kosciuszko National Park focuses on geography. Students will learn about the unique natural and cultural features of the park, and its management, through an indoor presentation and viewing displays.

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This program is also suitable for Science and Technology.

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

Stage Stage 5 (Years 9-10)
Key learning area Geography
Student outcomes

GE5-5. Assesses management strategies for places and environments for their sustainability

GE5-7. Acquires and processes geographical information by selecting and using appropriate and relevant geographical tools for inquiry

Excursion details

When

By arrangement.

Availability
Guided. Available on request. Subject to staff availability.
Where
Thredbo-Perisher area in Kosciuszko National Park
Duration
1hr
Grading
Easy
Price

$4.50 per student.

Accessibility
Medium
Meeting point
By arrangement.
Equipment
provided
Yes
Booking
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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. Read our Annual Pass FAQs for information. Short Breaks Pass: $68 for 5 days park entry at price of 4 days (not valid winter). Eligible pensioners can apply for a complementary NPWS concession pass, to get free park entry. Download the exemption form (154KB doc).

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Maps and downloads

Pipers Creek trail, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: John Spencer