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Observatory Hill Environmental Education Centre

Observatory Hill Environmental Education Centre

Leading environmental education to empower learners for a sustainable future.

Telephone02 9247 7321


Observatory Hill EEC would like to acknowledge the Gadigal Clan of the Eora Nation and pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging 

Aboriginal Education Mission Statement

As a Department of Education school, we are committed to increasing knowledge and understanding of the histories, cultures and experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as the First Peoples of Australia.

Bookings for 2023

Bookings for 2023 can be made now. Book early to avoid disappointment as bookings can fill fast.

DoE Covid-19 guidelines

Observatory Hill EEC follows the DoE Covid-Smart Measures at School. Please see further information on your Risk Assessment Advice document provided when booking.

Online Learning Webinars,

These are available on our online learning page. These webinars are available on demand and replicate the fieldwork content using an online learning format. Comprehensive support websites, many with units of work, support the online learning experience. 

Primary School Incursions 

A range of syllabus focused, primary school incursion programs are available. Click the Primary School Incursions tab to find out more. 

New S6 geography fieldwork 

We are developing new geography fieldtrips to suppport the new S6 geography syllabus. Click the Secondary Programs page to find out more. 

Environmental and Zoo Education Centres (EZEC)

Find out more about other NSW DoE Environnmental and Zoo Education Centres

Students engaged in a variety of Observatory Hill EEC High School Urban Geography Programs 

Students engaged in a variety of Observatory Hill EEC Primary School History, Geography and Science programs. 

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Our Centre is located at:

Level 4, 40 Gloucester Street
The Rocks NSW 2000

From Wynard Station:

Exit on York St and walk north past Lang Park. Cross over Grosvenor St into Cumberland St (pedestrianised) and continue on to the Australian Hotel. The Centre is located on the corner of Gloucester St and Cumberland St behind the Australian Hotel.

From Circular Quay Station:

Walk towards the Rocks through First Fleet Park to the Museum of Contemporary Art. Turn left into Argyle St. Just before the Argyle cut (tunnel) turn left into Cambridge St (pedestrianised). The entrance is at nunber 11 Cambridge St just past the Kameya Restaurant. Take the lift to level 4. 

Program Evaluation 

We value feedback from visiting teachers and students to help us improve our programs and to collect data about our school’s effectiveness. 

Teachers, it would be appreciated if you could complete the following short survey about your experiences with us and inform and support your students to complete the survey. 

Teacher Evaluation

Student Evaluation