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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.


  • 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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