THE POWER OF THE PORT
Port of Brisbane is one of Australia’s fastest growing container ports, and Queensland’s largest multi-cargo port.
They are based at the mouth of the Brisbane river overlooking beautiful Moreton Bay (Quandamooka Country).
For this challenge, EcoMarines ambassadors and support crew can visit the Port of Brisbane for the Power of the Port excursion! Learn
all about sediment, seagrass, mangroves, shorebirds, energy efficient buildings, operations of the port, and more!
HOW IT WORKS
Get in touch with our team if you are interested in this amazing excursion! We will organise a date for the excursion with the Port of Brisbane.
Once the date is set, get ready for some fun! Here are the important details:
Transportation: If you live within 1 hour drive from the The Port, they offer a complimentary bus service to pick you up and drop you back to the school! The bus fits 23 people so it is up to teachers to either fill the bus with 23 students or ensure there are empty seats between students to accommodate for COVID-safe practices.
Location: 3 Port Central Avenue, Port of Brisbane 4178
Numbers: Max 23 guests
Time: Approx 11 - 1.30pm. You can amend excursion times to suit you school schedule. Example outline:
11am - arrive at port and start tour
12:15 - lunch provided with the environment team
12:30 - work on PowerPoint presentation for your school assembly
1:30 - depart back to school
Clipboard and pen/pencil for taking notes
Reusable water bottle
Packed lunch and snacks
Things listed above
Phone or camera to take pictures during the tour to include in your assembly PowerPoint
Port will supply:
Computer (to make PowerPoint presentation)
It's time to share what you learnt with the rest of your school! After the excursion we encourage you to present the presentation at assembly or film the presentation to share with other students. We also encourage you to do a write up an article for your school newsletter!