Exclusive Safari Teacher

Year levels

Year 3 & Year 4, Year 5 & Year 6, Year 7 & Year 8, Year 9 & Year 10

Cost

$19 per student

Availability

Monday to Friday (during the school term) | Only available February 2020 and December 2020

Student Ratio

1 adult for every 10 students

Themes

Adaptations, Biodiversity, Classification, Ecosystems / Habitats, Endangered Species, Human Impact, Resource Management

Board the Safari bus with our expert Zoo-based educator answering your students’ questions…

Program Description

All aboard the Safari bus where your class will be treated to a tour with one of our expert Zoo-based educators, tailored to your area of focus. Be transported through arid landscapes and savannah grasslands exploring the open plains and learning about some of the world’s most endangered species.

This is your chance to experience Werribee Open Range Zoo your way. The Exclusive Safari Teacher is customised to suit your students and area of focus. Our expert educators have knowledge in a wide variety of areas and can cater the experience to meet your needs.

On your 40-minute Safari adventure, you’ll experience the grasslands of North America and Africa, spotting Bison, Oryx, Rhino, Zebra, Ostrich and more. Experience the arid grasslands, the waterhole, over the river and into the wide-open African savannah. Students will have the chance to ask questions about whatever piques their interest, whether it be the adaptations of a variety of animals and what features they have to help them survive, or the threats faced by wildlife and what actions can be made to help fight extinction.

Jump on board, sit back and immerse yourself in the wonder of wildlife – the most thrilling safari adventure you’ll have this side of Africa!

Students will learn: 

  • About various habitats and the animals who live there
  • Animal adaptations and the features that help them survive
  • What threats are faced by wildlife
  • How to fight extinction
  • About your area of focus
Activity Duration
Welcome and introduction to your day (arrivals between 9.50 - 10.05am) 10 minutes
Session on Safari Bus with Zoo Educator (1pm Safari Bus only)
40 minutes
Self-guided walking trails and options to join educational keeper talks  1 – 4 hours

Plan your excursion 

Exclusive Safari Teacher is an outdoor all-weather program. Students will need appropriate clothing for weather conditions; this could include a raincoat, hat and sun protection.

The organising teacher should make themselves known to Admission Staff prior to entering the Zoo so that payment can be made. More information 

Book your excursion

Call (03) 9340 2788

You will need the following to book your excursion:

  • Education program of your choice
  • Preferred excursion date
  • School name and address
  • Contact details of organising teacher
  • Number of students/classes and their year level