Illawarra Environmental Education Centre

Telephone02 4237 6100

EmailIllawarra-e.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Minnamurra River

Minnamurra River

The Minnamurra River is located 80 kilometres south of Sydney on the NSW south coast.  This diversity rich tidal river lined with mangrove forests and seagrass beds, is an ideal location for canoeing, fishing and paddle boarding, mangrove fieldwork studies plus biophysical interactions studies.

Transport information

Biology excursions meet at Trevethan Reserve off Riverside Drive. Bus parking on Riverside Drive (opp).  

Geography and Marine Studies  excursions meet at James Oates Reserve off Charles Avenue.

All meeting points are a short walk from Minnamurra train station.

Illawarra EEC offers the following programs on the Minnamurra River

All stages - Leadership initiatives

Stage 5 - Marine Studies

Stage 6 Geography - Biophysical Interactions

Stage 6 Biology - Minnamurra River Ecosystems depth study