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Our Mission is:

"To develop a greater understanding of the natural environment through exploration, investigation and hands on activities."

For bookings please contact our booking office on +61 3 5951 2802, or email us at schoolbookings@penguins.org.au Please see our booking form for further details. Our primary brochure is available to download. All of our education rangers hold current working with children checks or are VIT registered.The Nature Parks is proud to provide eco-accredited programming and rangers.

                   

Wacky Waterbugs

Join a ranger on a wetland investigation, exploring the wacky creatures that live in this habitat. Find out about their strange lives and discover how they manage to survive in water.

Duration: 1 hour

Location: Swan Lake/ Fishers Wetland

Topics Include: pondlife talk 2
  • Wetlands
  • Classification
  • Life cycles

 

  • Macroinvertebrates
  • Exploring waterbugs

 

Our talks achieve outcomes from AusVELS.

Download the description for more information.

                   

Tree Top Travels

Explore koala's natural habitat via our tree top boardwalks on this ranger led activity. Students will learn about the koalas' unique features and adaptations that make them particularly suited to the natural environment. Their future is in our hands.

Duration: 1 hour

Location: The Koala Conservation Centre

Topics include: koala talk2
  • Features and adaptations
  • Habitat and environment
  • Conservation and protection

Our talks achieve outcomes from the Early Years Learning Framework and AusVELS.

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Ask about our special night time Koala Prowl!

Discover the amazing nocturnal wildlife of Phillip Island's woodlands. Investigate the behaviour, habitat and requirements of the koalas and other animals you discover.

Duration 1 hour (after 6pm)

Location: Koala Conservation Centre

                 

Time Traveller

Come on an adventure through time at Churchill island. Discover the lifestyle of the European settlers who migrated to the area and find out how they lived off the land.

Duration: 1 hour

Location: Churchill island

Topics include: churchill talk
  • Stories of European settlers
  • Growing food for survival
  • Farm animals

Our talks achieve outcomes from the Early Years Learning Framework and AusVELS.

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Seal Secrets

Discover the secrets of the Australian fur seals that live and breed at Seal Rocks. 

Through boardwalk exploration with a ranger, students discover the importance of the natural environment, physical features, life-cycles and adaptations for survival. They discuss research methods and the threats the seals face.

Duration: 1 hour

Location: The Nobbies

Topics include: seal talk2
  • Features and adaptations
  • Life-cycles
  • Physical conditions of the natural environment
  • Seal research

Our talks achieve outcomes from the Early Years Learning Framework and AusVELS.

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Wildlife Stories

In this ranger led activity students learn about the amazing wildlife that call Phillip island home. Students will be engaged by an array of unique taxidermy animals, quirky wildlife facts and interesting stories.

Duration: 1 hour

Location: School camp location (CYC, PIAR etc)

Topics include:  Guide to be a ranger Grid 
  • Marine debris
  • Features and adaptations
  • Habitat and environment
  • Conservation and protection

 

                 

Operation Penguin Ranger

Come along on an exclusive penguin experience with one of our rangers and become a penguin ranger yourself! Take a journey through the penguin's natural habitat to learn about the tough lives they lead. Students will feel empowered to take action to help protect little penguins and other marine animals by helping to reduce rubbish entering our marine environment.

Duration: 1 hour

Location: The Penguin Parade

Topics include: Penguin talk 2
  • Features and adaptations
  • Research techniques out in the field
  • Cycles- daily, seasonal and life long
  • Threats facing little penguins

Our talks achieve outcomes from the Early Years Learning Framework and AusVELS.

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Rockpool Explorer

Who eats who in the rockpool? Explore the incredible creatures of the rock platform, learning about their features, life-cycles and interdependancies.

Duration: 1 hour

Location: Summerlands Beach/ Smiths Beach

Topics include:   rockpool 3 talk 
  • Living and non-living
  • Features and adaptations
  • Life-cycles
  • Physical conditions of the natural environmen 

Our talks achieve outcomes from the Early Years Learning Framework and AusVELS.

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Ask about our beachcomber option!