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* Yindyamarra (Lore)
Respect, to be polite, to do so slowly, to be gentle and honour.

 

To create a booking enquiry for a school group please click here.

 

Accommodation Rates 2019 (Pending)

Primary/High School

OPTION 1
We supply – bottom sheet, blanket.                         Dormitory $25.00 
You supply – sleeping bag, pillow & towel.               Unit $32.00

OPTION 2
We supply – bottom sheet, blanket & pillow.            Dormitory $26.00
You supply – sleeping bag & towel.                          Unit $33.00
OPTION 3
We supply – full linen other than a towel.                 Dormitory $36.00
You supply – towel.                                                   Unit $43.00
OPTION 4
We supply – * full linen including a towel.                 Dormitory $38.00
Unit $45.00

To create a booking enquiry for a school group please click here.

 

To create a booking enquiry for a school group please click here.

 

ACTIVITIES

 

  1. SHEEP AND CATTLE SHOW:

Listen to the story about some of the leading sheep and cattle breeds found in NSW in the famous Bathurst Sheep and Cattle Drome. Watch the animals as they parade before you and move to their place on the stage.

Duration: 75 Minutes – Cost –  $20.00 (day visits) & $18.00 (overnight stays)

Suitable for all educational however some activities are changed to suit different ages.

 

  1. BUSH DANCE:

Held in our Agrodome have fun learning various styles of dance from classic line dances to modern day era finishing with a disco.

Duration: 1.5 Hours – Cost – $9.00

Suitable for all educational levels.

Please Note; This activity can be catered to your individual needs of your school.

 

  1. ANIMAL PARK:

Our amazing animal nursery features native Australian animals such as emus and kangaroos along with many different farm animals – some of which can do tricks! Participants receive a bag of feed to give to our beautiful nursery animals.

Duration: N/A – Cost – $3.50

Please Note – Free of charge for overnight stays.

Suitable for all educational levels.

 

  1. FARM RIDE:

See how the animals live in their paddocks on the farm from our unique carriages pulled by our big red tractor.

Duration: 20 Minutes – Cost – $3.50

Suitable for all educational levels (Max load 60 Children).

Please Note – Free of charge for overnight stays.

 

  1. WEATHER TALK:

What causes it? Why does it change? Why does it snow or rain? What makes the air move to make the wind? Why are clouds different colours? Why is it hotter in summer than in winter?

This talk is illustrated using many images. Simple physical concepts drawn from the Earth & Space and Physical sciences are employed in an integrated way to explain the questions raised above.

Duration: 1 Hour –   Cost – $11.00

Grades: F (K), 1, 3, 4, 6, 7, 9, 10 – Age appropriate topics are chosen to address the curriculum standards.

 

  1. WHIP CRACKING:

A stock whip is a type of whip made of a long, tapered length of flexible, plaited leather with a stiff handle that is used when mustering cattle. Throughout Australia stockmen and drovers have used the stock whip since the early 19th century and it is still the preferred whip used by Australian cattlemen and women today. It was designed to move mobs of cattle by making it crack, which would encourage the mob to keep moving. It is not usually used for sheep.

Duration: 30 minutes – Cost – $7.00 – Suitable for all educational levels.

Please Note; This activity can be catered to your individual needs of your school

  1. Archery:

Enjoy watching an expert demonstration and then learn to crack the whip yourself and test your skills to see if you can hit the bullseye on the Archery target.

Duration: 30 minutes – Cost – $7.00 – Suitable for all educational levels.

Please Note; This activity can be catered to your individual needs of your school

 

  1. OBSERVATORY – PLANETARIUM SHOW:

On clear nights we will go outside to observe the heavens both with the unaided eye and with a computer controlled telescope. What we will see will depend on the time of the year that you come to Heritage Park. We may see the Moon, planets and other deep sky objects like stars, star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies.

On nights when it is cloudy, we will stay inside and do workshops with models and/or a planetarium type show covering aspects of the Australian Science Curriculum at the appropriate level.

Duration: 90 Minutes – Cost $20.00 (day visits) & $18.00 (overnight stays)

Suitable for all educational levels.

Please Note; This activity can be catered to your individual needs of your school.
 

  1. ELDERS’ CAMPFIRE:

Sit around the campfire being enthralled by Dreamtime stories. Maybe you will hear the Rainbow Serpent story or the Wahluu story or stories about the Willy Wag Tail, Platypus or Lyrebird. Students can participate in acting or just sit and listen to these wonderful stories. Dreaming stories pass on knowledge, cultural values, and belief systems to later generations.

Duration: 1 Hour Cost $12.00

Please Note; This activity can be catered to your individual needs of your school. 
 

  1. BOOMERANG MAKING AND THROWING

Package 1: Learn how to throw a boomerang and maybe have it come back to you. In this activity, you will also learn that there is more to a boomerang than being a curved stick. Discover intriguing stories about Wiradyuri lore and customs. Find out how, when, and why the boomerangs were a key tool in Aboriginal survival.

Duration: 1 Hour – $7.00

Please Note; This activity can be catered to your individual needs of your school.

 

  1. SPECIALISED TRIVIA NIGHT:

After your Heritage Park activities, why not test your knowledge on what you have learned throughout the day by a customized game of trivia customised especially for the activities participated in and win a prize.

Duration: 1 Hour – Cost – $9.00

Suitable for all educational levels.

Please Note; This activity can be catered to your individual needs of your school.

 

  1. KINDERGARTEN PACKAGE:

The little ones can enjoy the famous Bathurst Sheep and Cattle show, experience wildlife and animal nursery and finish with a tractor ride around the farm.

Duration: 2 Hours – Cost – $22.00

Suitable for all ages.

Please Note; This activity can be catered to your individual needs of your school.

 

10. MINI PUTT-PUTT GOLF:

Across from our animal nursery we have the ever popular putt-putt golf course! With 9 holes the kids will have a blast sinking balls while parents and/or teachers can either join the fun or sit back and relax in our dining area with a coffee and biscuit.

Duration: N/A – Cost – $5.00

 

To create a booking enquiry for a school group please click here.

 

Note:

Every effort will be made to ensure that schools receive their scheduled or requested booking times however activity times may vary.

Some activities may require limitations on class size.

Some activities may be altered due to adverse weather and may have to be cancelled, every effort will be made to have an indoor or wet weather contingency plan.

The prices quoted are from November 2020 and are subject to change – any advertised price will be locked in upon booking confirmation.