The Coastal Environment Centre (CEC) takes learning from a classroom setting, to an outdoors, hands on, practical experience. All our excursions meet curriculum outcomes for NSW Science and Technology and/or Geography, as well as Sustainability as a cross-curriculum priority. All excursions are run by qualified educators and we provide the equipment you’ll need.


A full day excursion is $21.10 per student (inc GST). The minimum charge is 22 students $463 (inc GST) as per the Fees & Charges

Availability Calendar

View our calendar for availability of primary and high school field trips. Available dates are blank. Part = Partially booked - limited space might be available.

After you have chosen your preferred dates then complete this online form to request your excursion.

Risk Management

View our CEC Risk Management  and Risk Management and Excursions

Need more help?

Call 1300 000 232 and chat to our friendly staff.

Early Stage 1


Your kindergarten class will love this exploration of coastal life. Buddies is a slight variation on The Coast, as year 6 students attend to help their little buddies complete the tasks and activities set for the day.

Stage 1


Bring your year 1 and 2 classes to our Centre, they will love the experience of learning while completing activities outside the classroom setting.

Stage 2


All three programs provide a fun and interesting way to translate your classroom theory into a practical experience. 

Stage 3


Your year 5 and 6 classes will love these investigative excursions and how they link back to what you’ve been working on in class.