Shark Island Adventure

Geography

Excursion/Incursion

$39.00

All parents and teachers can attend for no additional cost.

+GST. Ferry price included. As this program is an educational service, all GST charged can be reimbursed in its entirety by the Government. This price excludes transport to and from the pickup and drop-off location. (Minimum charge of x30 students).

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About Factors That Shape Places

Island hop around Australia’s most iconic cityscape on this exciting ocean and land experience! On a breathtaking ferry ride from Circular Quay to Shark Island, students will enjoy the sweeping views of the city surrounds, observe the sails of the stunning Sydney Opera House and experience the Sydney Harbour Bridge from a new perspective.

Enjoy lunch on Sydney’s most popular picnic island with 360 degree views of Sydney Harbour. Students will enjoy sunshine and the fresh ocean breeze as they try their hand at fishing, crab catching and habitat building for native penguins. Join us for an unforgettable day of jam packed adventure in one of Australia’s most scenic locations.

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Syllabus Outcomes Addressed

Australian Children’s Education & Care Quality Authority

Framework for school aged care in Australia

OUTCOME 1: Children have a strong sense of identity
OUTCOME 2: Children are connected with and contribute to their world
OUTCOME 3: Children have a strong sense of wellbeing
OUTCOME 4: Children are confident and involved learners
OUTCOME 5: Children are effective communicators

Quality Area 1 - Educational program and practice
Quality Area 3 - Physical environment
Quality Area 5 - Relationships with children

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Arrive/Depart

4 Hour Excursion (10am - 2pm)

Time allocation for incursions can be tailored and adjusted to suit your individual vacation care 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

Completed Risk Assessment

Day Outline

Arrival / Morning Tea / Toilet Break
(approx. 20 minutes)
Introductory Presentation The day kicks off with a meet and greet with our enthusiastic Rangers at Circular Quay for approximately 9:45am where they will enjoy a quick and engaging presentation.
(approx. 15 minutes)
Grouping: Students are divided into their groups of approximately x 30 students and are allocated a Ranger guide for each activity.
Activity 1 10:05am ferry from Circular Quay to Shark Island for 10:35am. Approximately 30 minutes.
Activity 2 Fishing on Shark Island. Approximately 45 minutes.
Lunch / Toilet Break
(approx. 25 minutes)
Activity 3 Crab and limpet catching on Shark Island as well as beach habitat making approximately 50 minutes.
Activity 4 1:40pm ferry from Shark Island back to Circular Quay for 2:10pm. Approximately 30 minutes.
Wrap Up / Conclusion / Toilet Break
(approx. 20 minutes)

Activities

Ranger Jamie Tours have carefully selected the following activities for your students to enjoy on the day.

  • Enjoy the ferry ride from Circular Quay to Shark Island
  • Beach Habitat Making (making penguin homes) on Shark Island
  • Crab and limpet catching on Shark Island
  • Fishing from Shark Island wharf

Locations

North Sydney

  • Shark Island Sydney Harbour

View the Google Map below for marked locations.

$39.00

All parents and teachers can attend for no additional cost.

+GST. Ferry price included. As this program is an educational service, all GST charged can be reimbursed in its entirety by the Government. This price excludes transport to and from the pickup and drop-off location. (Minimum charge of x30 students).

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What year/stages will attending?

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
Shark Island - Sydney Harbour
Shark Island, New South Wales, Australia