Duke Of Edinburgh
Get more out of your Duke of Edinburgh Adventurous Journey by stepping into an experience that will be no less than Optimum! With the Kangaroo Valley and Morton National park on our doorstep, this spectacular environment of rocky escarpments and pristine bush land provides the ideal venue kindle your sense of adventure.
Optimum Experiences provides Duke of Edinburgh participants the opportunity to endeavour upon a range of journeys across all Award levels. Experiences are available in Bushwalking, Canoeing and Mountain Biking, or any combination of the three!
Our qualified and experienced instructors will equip all participants with the skills necessary to be successful, with learning opportunities available in preparation training days and practice expeditions. This allows students to get a taste for the outdoors whilst developing the skills required to complete their journey with confidence.
Get out there!
Feel empowered by achieving a journey like no other! Along the way, you will not only learn what it takes to survive in the natural environment, but also about your true potential and what it takes to be a part of a team – plus, it’s so much FUN!
Optimum Experiences is a fully mobile company that can travel to a location that suits you, allowing you to take ownership and achieve your adventurous goals in your Duke of Edinburgh experience.
School Groups →
Are you a teacher involved with the Duke of Edinburgh program looking for Adventurous Journey providers? Look no further, as Optimum Experiences has decades of experiences in guiding school students through the wilderness, and ensuring the safety and supervision of all participants. Programs are available for groups as small as six students, and are easily adaptable to meet the specific needs of your school and your students. Check out our ‘School Specific Journeys’ section of the website for more information.
Small groups →
Are you part of a small group looking to complete your Duke of Edinburgh as a team? Optimum runs journeys for groups as small as 6 members, allowing teams to easily coordinate preferred dates, locations and modes of transport to suit your needs. Contact us by phone, email or booking form to get your adventure started today.
Are you a Duke of Edinburgh participant looking for a team? Or do the dates your school offers not suit you? Why not attend one of our open camps, to make your adventurous journey happen. You might just make some new friends along the way! Check out our ‘Open Journeys’ section of the website for more information and booking details.
Optimum Experiences provides:
- 2, 3 or 4 day Adventurous Journey (Bushwalking) for participants throughout the Fitzroy Falls/ Morton National Park region as a practice or qualifying journey for Duke of Edinburgh participants
- Pre-expedition training for students, including appropriate instruction, learning materials and assessment to provide students with essential skills to complete the adventurous journey
- Qualified outdoor education guides with appropriate outdoor experience, Working with Children checks, and have signed the Duke of Edinburgh volunteer code of conduct
- Instructors with remote first aid qualifications and a wilderness first aid kit
- Camping gear and food for supporting teachers
- Water drops at multiple locations throughout the expedition
- Hygiene and wash up kits for each group
- Comprehensive risk assessments and emergency procedures completed prior to the expedition and made available to the school and supporting staff
- 24 hour on call support and appropriate communication devices
For enquiries or bookings, contact Fitzroy Falls Conference and Adventure Centre on 02 4886 4541