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Coogee to Covelly

Bombora Tours

Coogee, NSW

Explore Sydney’s incredible coastline and its history

Let one of our informative historical guides share their knowledge on our colonial and Indigenous past.

Highlights

  • Learn how the First Australians fished, dived, gathered, and hunted in the beachside areas
  • Let our guides take you on a journey back in time and learn about how our beautiful coastline has changed since the arrival of settlers
  • Gather & taste bush tucker and medicine from our coastal cliffs & gullies
  • Learn about the Convict & Colonial history of the area, taste the edible plants and seaweeds once collected by the early settlers
  • Discover how the ocean was once considered a dangerous place by the European arrivals and where today it is our playground

What's Included?

  • A walking adventure with a fun and knowledgeable guide
  • Full compliance verification and documentation

For Schools

  • Suitable for years 1 – 4.
  • Workshop can be structured to align with your school timetable.

Human Society and its Environment HSIE:

  • Develop knowledge and understanding of the features and characteristics of places and environments across a range of scales.
  • Develop knowledge and understanding of interactions between people, places and environments.
  • Apply geographical tools for geographical inquiry.
  • Develop skills to acquire, process and communicate geographical information.

Years 1-2

  • The natural, managed and constructed features of places, their location, how they change and how they can be cared for (ACHASSK031)
  • Activities in the local place and reasons for their location (ACHASSK033)

Years 3-4

  • The importance of Country/Place to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples who belong to a local area (ACHASSK062)
  • Pose questions to investigate people, events and issues (ACHASSI073)
  • The diversity of Australia’s first people and the long continuous connection of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Peoples to Country/Place (land, sea, waterways and skies). (ACHASSK083)
  • The importance of environments, including natural vegetation, to animals and people (ACHASSK088)
  • Examines features and characteristics of places & environments (GE2-1)
  • Describes the ways people, places and environments interact (GE2-2)
  • Examines differing perceptions about the management of places and environments (GE2-3)
  • Investigate Australia’s major natural & human features such as deserts, river and mountains (ACHGK014, ACHGK015)
  • Investigate the climate and weather of different places (ACHGK017)
  • Investigate the settlement patterns and demographic characteristics of places and the lives of the people who live there (ACHGK019)
  • The importance of environments, including natural vegetation, to animals and people (ACHASSK088)
  • Syllabus Content Focus: The Australian Continent

Virtual Option

What is provided:

  • An interactive activity delivered via Zoom.
  • Your Zoom link and instructions on how to connect will be sent to you before your session starts.
  • Each Virtual Experience can be custom tailored for your group.

What you will need to provide:

  • Access to Zoom.
  • For large groups a big screen would be ideal, and a laptop or tablet for small groups.

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