The Coastal Environment Centre (CEC) offers programs for preschoolers.

Our experienced environmental educator will bring the environment along with some of its amazing creatures to your preschool. Our hands on programs encourage children to learn about animals and their environment. Both programs adhere to the Early Years Learning Framework.

Excursions may be booked any day of the week from Monday to Friday.

Both the coastal and bushland excursion sessions last for one hour.


Incursions cost $335.00 (inc GST) for up to 20 children per session. Additional children are charged $11.90 each as per the Fees and Charges.

View our CEC Risk Management Plan and Risk Management and School Excursions document.

Call 1300 000 232 or complete this online form to request your incursion.

Coastal Incursion



See what it feels like to touch shells, cuttlebone and pumice.  Learn how to handle rock pool creatures. Hands on activities have been developed to help children learn and understand our wonderful coastal environment.
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Bushland Incursion



Learn about our wonderful and diverse native animals and how we can protect them. We bring 'stuffed educational specimens' into the classroom.
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Tank the Turtle Incursion


tank the turtle

Enjoy a visit from Tank the Turtle and one of our friendly educators. Tank will tell you his story about life in the deep blue sea and learn how we can all help keep our oceans clean for Tank and his friends. Children will also have the opportunity to create their own Tank the Turtle using recycled materials. 

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