nsw school excursions – Hands on fun at Oakvale

Oakvale Farm – bottle feed baby animals, pat Koalas & Hand feed Kangaroos

Located just 15 minutes from The Retreat Port Stephens, Oakvale Farm and Fauna World is situated on 25 acres of natural bush-land and is well equipped to cater for your next nsw school excursions.

Oakvale farm offers so much to do and with a great range of enclosures and areas for a huge range of animals. There is a covered area to bottle feed the baby animals, koala enclosure which is enormous to get up close with the friendly koalas, crocodile pool, reptile ravine, free range kangaroos, sheep, goats and birds and so much more.

Stay for lunch and have a BBQ enjoying all the great facilities available or choose from a great range of food options at the kiosk. This is truly an amazing experience for the whole family and your international guests. Very hands on and friendly.

While on your School Camp at The Retreat Port Stephens taking in all the educational benefits that this great region has to offer, a visit to Oakvale Farm is a must.

The Retreat has a variety of School group accommodation in a private, peaceful and safe environment offering loads of onsite facilities and activity options. Onsite catering is available as well as full itinerary planning for your nsw school excursions.

Oakvale Farm are proud to offer unique, hands-on educational activities which give students the opportunity to experience and interact with Australia’s native wildlife. Students can participate in bottle feeding, cow milking, tractor trailer rides, koala patting, feeding kangaroos and much more……..

We also offer complimentary animal keeper talks exclusively for school groups. Choose a  koala, farm animal or reptile talk.

2 Sample Itineraries below:

Show Times: (all shows are included  in entry costs)

Itinerary 1

11:00amMorning Feeding Show
•  Bottle feeding baby farm animalsOakvale Farm Logo (2)
•  Cow milking
11:15amTractor Trailer Ride

12:00pmReptile Show
12:30pmKoala Talk
12:45pm – Koala Encounter

Itinerary 2

2:00pmAfternoon Feeding Show
• Bottle feeding baby farm animals
•  Cow milking
2:15pmTractor Trailer Ride

2.30pm – Koala Encounter
3:30pmKoala Encounter

Free-Range Feeding 

Available to all students and guests, feed the free-range animals as you wander the farm. This is a
•   Feed bags available from our kiosk for $1.50per bag


Lower and Upper Primary Workbooks are available upon request as well as copies of Risk Assessment.

The Retreat Port Stephens accommodation for nsw school excursions. To book call (02) 4982 1244 or email bookings@theretreatportstephens.com.au


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