Outdoor Education

Illawarra Region

The juxtaposition of the Illawarra coastline with its mountains and escarpment directly behind gives the coastline its special character.  As such, this location lends itself exceptionally well to introductory outdoor education programs and centre-based programs.

Key Land’s Edge Foundation  activities in the Illawarra that can be included in outdoor education programming or undertaken as a stand-alone activity as part of a recreational camp include:



Groups undertaking Illawarra programming can choose the style of accommodation depending upon program outcomes and budget. Most introductory programs include time spent utilising both options below.

Residential accommodation options for groups include: Jamberoo Resort in the Jamberoo Valley; Chittick Lodge/Gerringong Conference Centre in Gerringong or Killilea State Park in Shellharbour.

Camping accommodation options for groups include: Killilea State Park in Shellharbour or at Jamberoo Resort.

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Land’s Edge Foundation can arrange all transportation for Illawarra programming as required.



Land’s Edge Foundation and its accommodation providers cover all catering and dietary requirements for programs in this location. 

Land’s Edge Foundation adheres to the Australia & New Zealand Food Standards Code, meeting, in particular, Standards 3.2.2 (Food Safety Practices & General Requirements) and Standard 3.2.3 (Food Premises & Equipment).



Land’s Edge Foundation provides all equipment required for programming and activities including camping, snorkelling, surfing and canoeing equipment etc. 

Alternatively, groups can provide what equipment they can access and Land’s Edge can supplement required items.