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Kosciuszko - a special place

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


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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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The program is continually renewed as park management programs develops and change based on research and an understanding of management effectiveness.

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

Stage Stage 5 (Years 9-10)
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


Students will:

  • Gather geographical information from a presentation highlighting the features, the interaction of the spheres and management strategies in Kosciuszko alpine area.
  • Read and record relevant information from the presentation and displays.
  • Ask questions to clarify or receive more information.

Excursion details


By arrangement.

Guided. Available on request. Subject to staff availability.

$5 per student

Meeting point
By arrangement.
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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. Single and Multi-Day passes are also available via the Park'nPay app. Short Breaks Pass: $68 for 5 days park entry at price of 4 days (not valid winter).

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