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Larapinta

Haileybury College

The nature centre offers educational sessions on permaculture, sustainability and managing water resources in the desert, with options for a conservation project on their property. Students spend a few days in this learning space before transferring to the Larapinta Trail.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

During this 10 day program students will work on personal and interpersonal development, using Haileybury’s ACHIEVE framework to guide the facilitation. After flying to Alice Springs, students will transfer to the Earth Sanctuary World Nature Centre and settle into geodesic domes for the night.  The nature centre offers educational sessions on permaculture, sustainability and managing water resources in the desert, with options for a conservation project on their property. Students spend a few days in this learning space before transferring to the Larapinta Trail to bushwalk through the most scenic sections of the West Macdonnell Ranges.

Pre-Senior Female

Year Level

9 days

Trip Length

Larapinta

Location

Activities

Bushwalking
Bushwalking
Be it a day's hike or a short walk to camp, bushwalking engages all our senses allowing us to explore nature and our place within it. And we always find something exciting along the way!
Camping
Camping
Camping out in tents is our speciality! We love telling stories around the campfire, looking up at the night sky and creating memories that will last a lifetime!
Cultural
Cultural
Encourage an understanding and appreciation for history and diversity by connecting students to a different way of life through storytelling, bushcraft and more.

PARTICULARS

DATE

06/09/2022 to 15/09/2022

DEPARTURE TIME

10:35am on  Tuesday 6th September – Please meet at 9:00am at Qantas Departures (Terminal 1), Tullamarine Airport. Flight #QF0796

RETURN TIME

4:50m on Thursday 15th September – Meeting point will be Qantas Arrivals (Terminal 1), Tullamarine Airport. Flight #QF0797

NOTES

  • Full water bottles
  • No nuts
  • All items in your personal bag – loose items can get misplaced easily
  • Personal medications
  • Leave your phone at home
  • Some money to cover lunch and snacks throughout travel days
The Program

Resources

Gearing up
Clothing & Equipment checklist
The Food
FAQ
FAQ