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Illawarra Environmental Education Centre

Illawarra Environmental Education Centre

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Marine Studies

Marine Studies 


Minnamurra River

Special notes

A variety of suitable locations exist across the Illawarra. Please contact the IEEC to discuss the most local and appropriate location relative to your school.


With prior notice and arrangement, snorkelling may be included as an additional activity.

Program overview

This program aims to be highly tailored to meet the specific outcomes being taught in your course. The Illawarra region is fortunate enough to have a number of sites ideally suited for your next Marine Studies excursion. The timing, activities and learning sequence outlined in this program is indicative only. Please contact the IEEC to develop a specific program to target your relevant focus area and content strand.

Focus areas and content strands

Focus area – Biology

  • Module 2: mangroves

Focus area - Ecology

  • Module 8: rock platforms
  • Module 9: introducing estuaries
  • Module 12: temperate marine ecosystems

Focus area – Leisure

  • Module 15: water craft
  • Module 16 & 17: basic and open water snorkelling
  • Module 18: fish harvesting