COME AND TRY BUSHWALKING

Take in a breath of fresh air and explore the natural world.

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COME AND TRY FAMILY ADVENTURES - BUSHWALKING

Re-energise your family by reconnecting with the natural world. Our Come and Try Bushwalking adventure allows you and your family to learn some basic navigation skills and bushwalking etiquette from our experienced guides while immersing yourselves in the beautiful outdoors.

 

Suitable for all fitness levels and families with primary and secondary school age children, this adventure is tailored to meet your families needs. All the walks on offer are approximately 3 hours in duration, and include a relaxed picnic lunch complete with billy tea and freshly made damper.

 

Camp Jungai - VIC

Set in the scenic Rubicon Valley, your adventure begins by exploring the valley through the cool, lush landscape, passing historic logging and hydro-electric stations. For those looking for a bit more of a challenge, the Morris Lookout Walk winds its way up the hills of the Rubicon Valley to a picturesque lookout over the Goulburn Valley.

 

Camp Marysville - VIC

Discover the magic of the forest with the gentle Michealdene to Marysville bushwalk. With the option of visiting Steavenson's Falls. The return walk up the Tree Fern Gully Trail is the perfect introduction to bushwalking through stunning forest to the beautiful Steavenson's Falls.

 

$55 per participant, with a minimum booking of 4 participants.

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HERE'S WHAT YOUR DAY LOOKS LIKE!

  • 10:00am Arrive at location welcomed by your private guide and receive a briefing on the day's activities
  • 10.30am Begin your family adventure
  • 12.00pm Delicious homemade campfire lunch
  • 1.00pm Continue your adventure back towards camp
  • 2.00pm Arrive back at camp
  • 3.30pm De-brief activity; review photos; afternoon tea and depart

$55 per participant, with a minimum booking of 4 participants.

ARE YOU READY FOR A DAY OF FUN?

Below is what you'll need before you get started.

WHAT WE'LL PROVIDE

We will provide the resources for the activity including:
  1. Your own personal family group guide
  2. Gaiters
  3. Wet weather gear
  4. All safety gear and equipment required for activity
  5. First Aid Kit
  6. Catering staff will prepare your campfire lunch and afternoon tea snacks

WHAT YOU'LL NEED TO BRING

We ask you please to bring your own:
  1. Hats and sunscreen
  2. Personal clothing and wet weather gear if possible
  3. Drink bottles
  4. Suitable shoes (sneakers or hiking shoes)

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM US

The Outdoor Education Group has been delivering outdoor education to Australian students for more than 35 years. We live and work in some of Australia's most extraordinary locations and communities. We are committed to connecting young people with the outdoors.

 

While we stayed indoors to protect our communities and loved ones, The Outdoor Education Group looked to the future. Focusing on what we do best, our mission propelled us forward. We are proud to continue supporting our local communities and look forward to reveling in the outdoors with families like yours.

Benefits

BENEFITS

The turbulence and unease of 2020 drew us indoors and disconnected us from each other and the natural world. After unprecedented bushfires and the impact of COVID19, we know reconnecting with each other, and the outdoors is now more vital than ever.

The Outdoor Education Group understand immersion in the outdoors is a brilliant way to improve mental health, physical wellness and build strong relationships with others. We have focused on making an experience which is fun, carefree and an affordable way to get out of the house with your family, create new memories and share a new activity together.

Facilitation

FACILITATION

Our Leaders are highly skilled and experienced in guiding young people through outdoor experiences, activities and adventure. Now OEG want to share their wealth of knowledge and experience with you. 

Our Come and Try Experiences are designed with your family’s wellbeing and safety at the fore. Our guides will tailor the experience to meet your family's experience level, whether you are learning a new skill or revisiting a forgotten pastime.

The Outdoor Education Group is leading the way outside and we invite your family to join us.

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COVIDSafe Practices

At The Outdoor Education Group we take pride in delivering quality, life changing Outdoor Education experiences to young Australians.

At the core of this mission is delivering these experiences in a safe and fully supported environment, with an eye to our risk management.

We have developed extensive COVIDSafe practices to ensure we are delivering a safe experience for you and your family.

These practices include:

  • dedicated COVIDSafe training for our team
  • checking the temperatures of all our team and visitors on site every day
  • hand sanitisation stations and kits as standard
  • extensive cleaning of our facilities and equipment

We ask all participants to complete our standard medical form with additional COVID-19 declarations.

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