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Warrumbungle Environmental Education Centre

Warrumbungle National Park

Overview

Located right in the heart of Warrumbungle National Park, Warrumbungle Environmental Education Centre offers a range of education-based activities for school groups and teachers.

Type
Education centres
Where
Warrumbungle National Park
Price
Free
Entry fees
Park entry fees apply
Opening times
  • Open 9am – 3pm (Monday – Friday) during school terms
  • Closed during school holidays
Please note
  • Drinking water is limited or not available in this area, so it’s a good idea to bring your own.
  • There is limited mobile reception in this park

For some fascinating insights into the historic heritage and landscapes of the Warrumbungles area, visit this exciting education centre located right in the heart of Warrumbungle National Park. 

Set up with a dedicated classroom and principal, it’s a fantastic place for a school excursion and a hands-on way for students to learn about the unique landscape, plants and animals of the Warrumbungles. Students can also learn about the historic heritage of the region and local Aboriginal culture.

Operated by the Department of Education and Communities, the centre offers a range of education-based activities for school groups and teachers. They have short programs suitable for school groups travelling on a day excursion, as well as longer programs for groups planning to stay overnight.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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Views looking towards the Grand High Tops, Warrumbungle National Park. Photo: John Spencer
Warrumbungle Environmental Education Centre, Warrumbungle National Park. Photo: Rob Cleary