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What to wear on your field trip

For all excursions, appropriate footwear and clothing are an important safety pre-requisite. Please ensure all students are notified of what is required.

Activities on rock platforms

Footwear

Shoes that can get wet! Solid footwear such as old runners, gumboots, wetsuit booties, or reef-walker type sandals. No thongs or bare feet.

Clothing

Appropriate to the weather. Cool days- waterproof/windproof jacket;

Warm days– long sleeved cotton and hat.

Activities on mudflats

Footwear

Shoes that can get wet! Solid Footwear such as old runners, gumboots, wetsuit booties, or reef-walker type sandals. No thongs or bare feet.

Clothing

appropriate to the weather. Cool days- waterproof/windproof jacket; Warm days – long sleeved cotton and hat.

Boat trips

Footwear

Shoes that can get wet! Solid Footwear such as old runners, gumboots, waterproof / windproofwetsuit booties, or reef-walker type sandals. No thongs or bare feet.

Clothing

Dress according to the day – remember it can be cooler waterproof/windproof so bring a jacket.

Canoeing

Footwear

Shoes that can get wet! Solid Footwear such as old runners, gumboots, wetsuit booties, or reef-walker type sandals. No thongs or bare feet.

Clothing

appropriate to the weather. Cool days - waterproof / windproof jacket, old tracksuit pants, non cotton top such as a woollen or synthetic jumper.

Warm days - light, loose cotton clothing that provides sun protection such as long sleeved tops. Don't forget a water bottle on longer trips!

Snorkelling

Footwear

Shoes that slip on and off easily and that can get sandy and/or wet.

Clothing

Please bring bathers, towel and warm clothes to put on after the snorkel.

Showers facilities are available.

Remember – don't forget the sunscreen!

Note

INAPPROPRIATE CLOTHING OR FOOTWEAR MAY RESULT IN STUDENTS BEING UNABLE TO PARTICIPATE IN ACTIVITIES

Accommodation and travel options

For information about camp or overnight accommodation, transport and/or other local attractions please contact

Queenscliff Visitor Information Centre
55 Hesse Street, Queenscliff, Victoria 3225
Ph: (03) 5258 4843 / 1300 884 843

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