Stage 2 Year 3-4

History Excursions

Aboriginal Experience
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$22.00

The day kicks off with a meet and greet with our knowledgeable Aboriginal Gumaraa Rangers, before enjoying an interactive and engaging presentation. Students will be drawn into an open discussion about Aboriginal Australians, and gain an appreciation for the ancestral culture that has occupied this land for over 40,000 years. They’ll hear stories from the Dreamtime, hear firsthand stories about living on traditional lands, and see, feel and touch Aboriginal artefacts to learn how Indigenous Australians engage with their culture and lands.

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Illawarra Fly Treetops
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$20.00

On this special in-depth excursion with our Aboriginal Gumaraa Rangers, students will learn about traditional Aboriginal customs high above the treetops at Illawarra I-Fly. They’ll discuss and identify the special relationships Aboriginal people have with their land, while exploring the importance of the ancestral territory on which they stand. Students will enjoy an interactive day filled with exciting activities such as boomerang-throwing, string-making and participating in a traditional ochre and smoke ceremony.

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Commemorations, Celebrations and Remembrance Experience
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$18.50

Amidst the excitement and festivities of Chinese New Year, experience the bustling chaos of Chinatown, the tranquil peace of a Chinese Garden, and the enticing smell of fresh dumplings. This excursion has been custom built around the specific focus on the world’s largest celebration of ‘Chinese New Year’.

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First Contact Experience Excursion
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$18.50

Allow your students to be transported back in time to the days of first contact and colonial exploration. Students will put themselves in the shoes of the European men who first set foot on Australia’s shores: James Cook, Abel Tasman, Matthew Flinders, Joseph Banks and Daniel Carl Solander.

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Two Cultures
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$18.50

This in-depth excursion allows students to explore both sides of Australian history, and understand the advent of European colonisation from an indigenous and European perspective. They get to put themselves in the shoes of historical figures in the very place where Australia’s history changed forever.

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