|Planning your visit|
Thank you for your interest in planning an excursion to the Canning River Eco Education Centre (CREEC).
Please familarise yourself with the following information when planning your excursion.
CREEC is located in the Canning River Regional Park at the historic Kent St Weir on the banks of the Canning River.
The street address is:
There is ample FREE bus and car parking directly outside CREEC for your use.
Getting to CREEC
Transport to and from CREEC is to be arranged by the school. Please note that public transport facilities to CREEC are limited due to its location within the Regional Park. The closest train station is Cannington. For journey planning from your school by bus visit the Transperth journey planner website at http://www.transperth.wa.gov.au/Home/JourneyPlanner.aspx
Schools located close to CREEC can access the Centre via sealed pathways. Contact the CREEC staff prior to your visit to assist with planning your walking route.
CREEC has a public gallery for general viewing at any time during opening hours (Monday - Saturday 8.30am to 4.30pm). Students can view taxidermy specimens, touch tables, displays and live animal exhibits.
Adjacent to CREEC there is a large grassed area with shady trees on the banks of the Canning River where schools can have lunch and play games. There are two FREE gas BBQs available for public use. A public playground is close by that students can access with adult supervision.
There are public toilets near the car park adjacent to CREEC that are available for student use under adult supervision. There are also toilets inside CREEC that students can utilise. Both toilets blocks have universal access.
Supervision of Students
Close supervision of students is essential at all times. CREEC staff and volunteers are not responsible for the supervision or behaviour of students. Please refer to CREEC’s Excursion Management Plan for supervision recommendations.
What to Bring
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CREEC provides for outdoor education and can adapt most activities in wet weather conditions. However, if extreme weather is forecast contact CREEC up to 24 hours prior to discuss alternative excursion arrangements.
Pre-Excursion Site Visit
All teachers are invited to tour the Centre and related facilities prior to their excursion. Contact CREEC to make arrangements to meet and discuss your students’ needs.