Excursions & Incursions

Something a Little Different…

Are you seeking an enriching play experience for your school, early years program, or OSHC that captivates children’s interest? Our programs are meticulously crafted to align with legislative standards while fostering nature-based play to nurture children’s social and emotional well-being.

Choose from one-time incursions, multi-week programs in a nature setting of your preference, or excursions to our wild sites. Visit us at our flagship Play on Earth site at the Kariong Eco-Garden or at the Pearl Beach Arboretum in Pearl Beach.


We offer 3 levels of activities to suit all age groups, abilities and budgets.


Our EXPLORER activities provide children with the space, time and resources to explore the natural world and create using what nature has to offer.

Examples of Level 1 Activities:

  • Cubbytown
  • Nature Painting
  • Mud Kitchen
  • Scavenger Hunt
  • Nature Crowns
  • Plus more!


Our ADVENTURER activities offer more challenge to the session often including the safe use of hand tools including wood saws or hand drills.

Examples of Level 2 Activities:

  • Tinker with Tools
  • Simple Bows & Arrows
  • Flower Crowns
  • Advanced Shelters
  • Loose Parts
  • Plus More!


Our TRAILBLAZER activities include either FIRE or WOOD WHITTLING. Children will learn to safely use the tools necessary and will be given the space and time to practice.

Examples of FIRE Activities:

  • Fire Striking
  • Bush Cooking

Examples of WHITTLING Activities:

  • Whittle Arrows
  • Craft Tent Pegs
  • Magic Wands

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