People Live in Places at Symbio

Geography

Syllabus Outcomes GEe-1 | GEe-2 | PDe-10 | STe-3LW-ST

Symbio Transport Methods Symbio Walking Grade Icons Symbio Program Type

$20.00

1x Teacher free per x10 students (Kindy Only)
$26.00 per additional Teacher/Parent

+GST. As this program is an educational service, all GST charged can be reimbursed in its entirety by the Government. This price excludes transport. (Minimum charge of x35 students).

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About People Live in Places at Symbio

Discover the importance of different places to people and living things at Symbio Wildlife Park! During this unforgettable and exciting day, students embark on guided tours observing both native and exotic animals and their environments. They discover a diverse range of animal habitats and their features within wetlands, water lagoons, bushland, deserts and rainforests. Through integrated learning experiences, students investigate ways in which people interact with and care for places whilst identifying their natural and human features. With a focus on the importance of looking after different environments, students discover the varying connections of special places for different people and animals whilst getting up close and personal with some furry and scaly friends. Every student will be engaged and enthusiastically involved in this fun and memorable day!
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Syllabus Outcomes Addressed

GEe-1 identifies places and develops an understanding of the importance of places to people
GEe-2 communicates geographical information and uses geographical tools
PDe-10 uses interpersonal skills to effectively interact with others
STe-3LW-ST explores the characteristics, needs and uses of living things

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Arrive/Depart

Full Day Excursion (4 Hours) 10am – 2pm

Time allocation for excursions can be tailored and adjusted to suit your individual school timetable and scheduling.

Transport

Leave it all with us! Whilst you are welcome to organise your own transport to and from our adventures, alternatively you can book with our Ranger Jamie buses or coaches. Ask us for a transport quote and we can take care of everything!

Please note, all coaches include seatbelts for students however, buses do not.

What's Included

GoPro Short Film 1Completed Risk Assessment

Optional Extras

Animal Feed

Syllabus Content Focus

Key Inquiry Questions:

  • What are places like?
  • What makes a place special?
  • How can we look after the places we live in?

Important places
Students:

  • investigate the importance of places they live in and belong to, for example: (ACHGK002, ACHGK004)
    • identification of places they live in and belong to
    • discussion of why places are special and how people care for them
    • explanation of why people need to take care of places

Day Outline

Arrival / Morning Tea in Amphitheatre / Toilet Break
(approx. 20 minutes)
Introductory Presentation The day kicks off with a meet and greet with our enthusiastic Rangers before enjoying your exclusive and interactive live animal presentation.
(approx. 45 minutes)
Grouping: Students are divided into their groups of approximately x 30 students and allocated a Ranger guide for each walk.
Exotic Animals & Farmyard Walk Students participate in this walk for approx. 50-60 minutes. Your own private Ranger guide included.
Lunch / Toilet Break
(approx. 25 minutes)
Native Australian Reptiles & Animal Walk Students participate in this walk for approx. 50-60 minutes. Your own private Ranger guide included.
Wrap Up / Conclusion / Toilet Break
(approx. 20 minutes)

Activities

  • Start the day in the amphitheatre with your own exclusive live animal presentation. Meet a selection of five animals ranging from possums, lizards, snakes, reptiles, birds, and alligators.
  • Two complete guided tours;
    • Exotic Animal Walk: Get up close and meet farmyard animals, goats, chickens, roosters, sheep, lamas, guinea pigs, meerkats, cheetahs, ring tailed lemurs, red pandas, monkeys alligators and MORE!
    • Native Australian Walk: Visit venomous snakes, pythons, lizards, spiders, koalas, crocs, eagles, echidnas, emus, kangaroos, wallabies, Tasmanian devils, birds and MORE!

Locations

Illawarra

  • Symbio Wildlife Park

View the Google Map below for marked locations.

$20.00

1x Teacher free per x10 students (Kindy Only)
$26.00 per additional Teacher/Parent

+GST. As this program is an educational service, all GST charged can be reimbursed in its entirety by the Government. This price excludes transport. (Minimum charge of x35 students).

Request a Date


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1x Teacher free per x10 students

Add bags of animal feed so your students can hand wallabies and other farmyard animals. Teachers and parents are also welcome to join in! Enter how many bags you would like below, $1.10 per bag.

Please note this will be an additional cost to the excursion price and a seperate quote will be provided to you.

Please note this is a tentative booking. After your booking request is submitted, we will be in touch via email to confirm the requested date and arrange the final details for the booking.

Title Address Description
Symbio Wildlife Park
Symbio Wildlife Park, 7-11 Lawrence Hargrave Dr, Helensburgh NSW 2508, Australia