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Leeuwin Naturaliste

Haileybury College

Highlights of the Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park include abseiling off sea cliffs at Wilyabrup and exploring the Giant’s Cave, a place of rich Noongar lore and one of the earliest sites of human occupation in Australia dating back nearly 50,000 years.  Their journey continues along the Cape to Cape walking track as it winds through big trees and forest trails above the Indian Ocean.

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 Perth, students will transfer to a base camp near Kerridale and spend a few days acclimating in a camp setting. Local indigenous elders will run sessions linked to men’s business (June) and women’s business (September), rites of passage, and concepts of health and wellbeing with a focus on nature and connection to country.   Highlights of the Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park include abseiling off sea cliffs at Wilyabrup and exploring the Giant’s Cave, a place of rich Noongar lore and one of the earliest sites of human occupation in Australia dating back nearly 50,000 years.  Their journey continues along the Cape to Cape walking track as it winds through big trees and forest trails above the Indian Ocean.

Pre-Senior Female

Year Level

9 days

Trip Length

Wardandi Country

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.
Caving
Caving
Caving stirs adventure and excitement, allowing us to overcome new obstacles together through an inspiring new world and a fresh perspective.
Rock Climbing
Rock Climbing
Rock climbing on a climbing wall or up a rockface invites students to set their own goals, step by step they develop confidence even if they don’t make it to the top in the beginning.

PARTICULARS

DATE

06/09/2022 to 15/09/2022

DEPARTURE TIME

9:35am on Tuesday 6th September – Please meet at 8am at Qantas Departures (Terminal 1), Tullamarine Airport. Flight #QF0773

RETURN TIME

4:30pm on Thursday 15th September – Meeting point will be Qantas Arrivals (Terminal 1), Tullamarine Airport. Flight #QF0776

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