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  • Hands-On History!

    Explore the wonder and rich heritage of this unique site offering stunning views, history, stories and fun! Learn what life was like 100 years ago in this interactive walking tour featuring games, hospital tour and nature sculptures on the beach. Top off the morning with a picnic lunch on the beautiful grounds of Q Station.

    Tours operate on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays

    Highlights

    • Visit historical buildings
    • Get hands-on with the Hospital Interactive tour 
    • Children will make their mark in clay and take home inscriptions 
    • Experience class differences in the steam ship Niagara
    • Learn what life was like 100 years ago
    • Play games that the children played 100 years ago
    • Bring a picnic lunch

     

    What's Included?

    • 1.5-2 hour walking tour
    • Own experienced tour guide
    • Backpack storage available
    • Full compliance verification and documentation
     

    My Time Our Place Framework

    • OUTCOME 1: Children have a strong sense of identity
    • OUTCOME 2: Children are connected with and contribute to their world
    • OUTCOME 3: Children have a strong sense of wellbeing
    • OUTCOME 4: Children are confident and involved learners
    • OUTCOME 5: Children are effective communicators
            



  • Rating: 5
    Location Thornleigh West BASC
    Comment This was better than I had anticipated. Great tour guides, and the boat experience was a wonderful way for the children to learn. The hospital was the children's favourite part, they ended up looking like mummies! A beautiful location for lunch - we let the children have a play on the beach as well.

    Jenna
    Rating: 5
    Location Ermington
    Comment Q Station was very interactive and helped connect children with our heritage. All had great fun.

    Rebecca



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