EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES

Gerringong is a popular location for school excursions, particularly for urban studies and coastal geography. Contact our manager if you would like to discuss further details on these topics. A summary of local features and attractions are listed here.

Land’s Edge is one of Australia’s leading providers of dynamic and progressive outdoor education experiences for school students and organised groups.  The company’s programs combine curriculum learning, adventure and personal growth. Land’s edge is based in Gerringong and can arrange a tailored programme of activities for your group while staying at Chittick Lodge. Discuss your requirements with the manager at Chittick Lodge when making your reservation.

Gerringong Heritage Museum is located at 10 Blackwood Street, Gerringong. This well kept little Museum contains the early history of Gerringong and surrounding area.

Learn about Gerringong’s rich history. Exhibits of local dairying and farming history includes dozens of artefacts from properties in the region. Scale models of local buildings display the regions varied architectural past.  Learn about Sir Charles Kingsford Smith’s epic 1933 trans-Tasman flight from Seven Mile Beach, Gerroa to New Plymouth in New Zealand.

The museum also contains local family history records, census data as well as hundreds of books and photographs. There are many models of the early buildings of Gerringong including the churches.

Located at 10 Blackwood Street (opposite the IGA Supermarket), the centre is open from 1pm to 4pm Saturdays and Sundays. Groups are welcome to visit the centre at other times by arrangement. Please ring (02) 42341127.

Budderoo National Park  is home to Minnamurra Rainforest Centre, a multi-award-winning tourism destination which allows you to explore the rainforests that once blanketed the Illawarra region. Boardwalks and paved tracks take you along the forest floor and up through a range of rainforest environments, on your way to the magical Minnamurra Falls.