Royal National Park Environmental Education Centre

Enabling environmental citizens

Telephone02 9542 1951

Emailroyalnatpk-e.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Fieldwork programs

Please select the Stage at left to view more detail about programs.

Our qualified and highly experienced DoE teachers facilitate hands-on fieldwork. Select from our popular syllabus-based programs (choose relevant stage at left for details) or contact staff for a customised experience. For high quality syllabus outcome driven school excursions book with us!

All programs address the NSW NESA syllabuses for the Australian Curriculum.

Ecosystems

Fieldwork can be completed in a range of ecosystems both in the Royal National Park and surrounds. Popular sites include:

Environment                                 Sites

Rainforest                                         Bola Creek; Red Cedar Flat

Mangroves                                       Bonnie Vale

Woodlands                                       Honeymoon Track; Temptation Creek; Winifred Falls; Karloo Pools

Rock platforms                                Shelly Beach (east of Jibbon beach), Bundeena; Oak Park, Cronulla

Heath                                                Wattamolla; Winifred Falls; Wallumarra Track

Note: Coastal sites, like Wattamolla, are particularly spectacular during peak whale migration (June-July), as are heath sites in springtime flowering.    

We can also support teachers in delivering fieldwork at sites on or near school grounds.

Select the links below to view slideshows of the park's local ecosystems:

Costs

Department of Education schools

The cost starts from $9 per student (GST free). Please refer to Excursion costing (PDF 68KB) for more details.

Non-government schools

The cost starts from $20 per student (GST free, minimum charge $650 per class).

National Parks entry fee

$1.10 per student (GST inclusive) 

You will be invoiced separately after the excursion by Office of Environment and Heritage (National Parks & Wildlife). You do not pay this entry fee if you come to the park by public transport.