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A Day Out In Nature
Book a jam packed day of fun at The Orchard Perth, only 45 minutes from Perth. Whether you are a school looking to supplement learning areas in HASS, health, sciences and more, a vacation care organisation looking for a fun and unique day out or a childcare seeking some interactive fun, The Orchard Perth has the perfect excursion itinerary for you. The itinerary can be customised to suit your needs and curriculum linked.
The kids will love getting out into nature in the beautiful Chittering Valley to experience tractor rides, fruit picking, animal farm feeding, kids entertainment and much more.
- Arrive 10am
- Receive a warm welcome from one of our team for a brief introduction
- Tractor ride through the orchard with a farmer guide
- Pick and taste fruit straight from the tree whilst learning about the growing process
- After the tour taste some of our fresh juice and learn about the fruit grading process
- Fun scavenger hunt around the property
- Bring your lunch and picnic under our olive trees or in the under cover function area
- Animal petting and feeding
- Interactive garden activities
- Enjoy the custom made nature playground
- Depart 2pm
K-10 Curriculum Link Ideas
- HaSS – ACHASSK119 – Limited resources and choices in relation to Agriculture
- HaSS – ACHASSK112 – Evaluating changes in the local environment over time through vegetation clearance, fencing, urban development, drainage, irrigation and farming.
- HaSS – ACHGK061 – How the Chittering Valley has changed due to agriculture and how we help to keep the soil in good condition for growing great oranges and mandarins.
- Science – ACSSU017 – Observing our farm animals: how they eat and where they sleep.
- Science – ACSSU072 – Learning about the life cycle of Orange – from flowering to picking.
- And many more…
Orchard Tractor Tour & Fruit Picking
Enjoy a scenic tractor ride, through the orchard with a farmer guide. Pick and taste fresh citrus fruit straight from the trees.
Interactive Gardening Activities
Join one of our fantastic Orchard hosts for fun interactive nature-based activities throughout the day. These can be tailored activities.
Pick up your list of clues from the Packing Shed and start your scavenger hunt through the orchard. Follow the clues through the orchard in your own time.
Animal Farm & Nature Play
Meet our friendly orchard farm animals, and have a turn to feed them, including Disco the pony, sheep, alpacas, goats, cows, guinea pigs and chickens. We also have a small children’s nature playground, perfect to use up some energy.
Tailor Made Itineraries
There are so many activities that can be held at The Orchard. Feel free to get in touch and we can help tailor make your excursion.
There are some amazing walks around the property and beyond, so for older kids we can organise a tour guide to take them for an educational hike.