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International Students: Aussie bush and beach program

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Date: Saturday 2 December 2017
Venue: Mornington Peninsula

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Join this exciting day bush and beach adventure to the Mornington Peninsula.

Meet Australian native animals and birds. Feed kangaroos. Then work alongside Aussie life-savers to understand how to be safe in the water.

Enjoy the great Aussie obsession with our beaches and life by the sea.

Two Swinburne international students feeding a wallaby on an orientation day trip.Morning: Bush ‌‌

Meet native animals at the Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park. Get up close and personal with koalas, kangaroos, dingoes, Tasmanian devils, reptiles and hand feed wallabies.

Afternoon: Beach Swinburne international students learning to surf and an orientation day trip.

Spend the afternoon with Australian Life Savers at Sorrento Beach. Learn about the truth and myths of what’s in our waters. You will learn essential beach safety skills to help you make the most of your Aussie beach holiday.

Join Surf Life Saving Victoria and participate in beach games. Learn critical life saving techniques and water safety. Swimming skills not required to participate.

Booking fee

The $10 booking fee is non-refundable. Costs include return transport that departs from Hawthorn campus and entry into the wildlife sanctuary, plus a light Aussie BBQ lunch.

Instructions about where to meet and how to get there will be sent to you when you register.

Registrations are now closed.

Contact Information: International Student Life
Email: Tel: 03 9214 6741