Your Number One Choice for School Excursions on Stockton Beach!
Join Sand Dune Safaris on an educational journey filled with knowledge and concluding with some thrilling fun. Enjoy the practical field studies on the beach and in the dunes, and to finish the experience, why not enjoy some sandboarding?
The sand dune ecosystem is the perfect location for your outdoor classroom to suit all group sizes and ages. We are located approximately an hour North of Newcastle, in beautiful Port Stephens. We can tailor a tour to suit the requirements of your students, including Primary School level, Year 10 and Year 12 Senior Geography, or International students.
Looking for an outdoor classroom for your Year 12 Ecosystems at Risk HSC Topics? Sand Dune Safaris’ owners, Ana and Andrew, have a passion for the dunes that extends to their history, formation and management, and love to conduct these excursions! We can cover all areas of the syllabus including:
- Biophysical Interactions;
- The nature and rate of change which affects ecosystem functioning;
- Human Impacts, both positive and negative;
- Traditional and Contemporary Management Practices
Stretching for over 32km and located between the city of Newcastle, in the South, and Port Stephens, in the North, the Stockton Bight sand dunes are an excellent example of an ecosystem at risk.The area represents one of the most notable and accessible records of coastal environmental change on the New South Wales coast and is intensively studied. We can cover various subjects including physical geography, cultural geography, and indigenous history. Our guides are open to answering questions and assisting students with their studies, as they relate their knowledge to the experience at Stockton Beach. We can also provide worksheets and other information to assist with studies and fieldwork.
Would you rather just a healthy, fun activity for your students? We can do sandboarding tours any day of the week! We cater to all age groups, from primary school, through to high school and university groups!