All programs are suitable for Year 5 -12 students and consist of incredible outdoor adventures, including kayaking, rock climbing, abseiling and bike tours, that are designed to teach valuable skills, such as teamwork, leadership, resilience, and self-confidence.

Riverlife has a flawless safety record and all outdoor day excursions are run by highly qualified and well-experienced blue card holding instructors, who follow a strict safety protocol and provide full instruction and all safety equipment.

The school excursion programs are a great alternative to traditional overnight camps and provide teachers with a perfect opportunity to take students out of the classroom - and their comfort zone, offering them engaging outdoor education right in the heart of Brisbane with the convenience of being able to return home in the evening.

Exciting and Engaging Outdoor Adventure Activities

Kayak Adventure on the Brisbane River

During the Riverlife Kayak Adventure, students will explore the Brisbane River and see the Sunshine State’s Capital from a new perspective, learning exciting facts about the city and its iconic landmarks. The students will navigate their single kayaks down the river and encourage and motivate each other while gaining a great understanding of aerodynamics and motion and that their speed relies on effort, technique, and coordination.

Abseiling Adventure on the Kangaroo Point Cliffs

Abseiling is a challenging but also rewarding activity that promotes self-confidence and trust in your students as they overcome their instinct of fear while stepping over the edge of the cliffs to start their abseiling adventure. During the activity, students will discover the importance of team effort through motivating and encouraging each other and will develop great teamwork skills.

Rock climbing Adventure on the Kangaroo Point Cliffs

Your kids might have been to a boulder hall, but have they ever tried rock climbing in a natural setting? At Riverlife, your students will work together in groups, supporting and navigating each other up the cliffs. Rock climbing is a great experience that builds resilience and self-confidence. Undoubtedly an emotional and physical challenge, Riverlife’s rock climbing adventure will reward your students with an incredible feeling of accomplishment and the most stunning views of the Brisbane River and the city skyline.

Brisbane Bike Tours

Are you familiar with the feeling of disinterest in the classroom while you teach your students valuable information? Surprise them with an exciting lesson in geography and history they won’t forget! On Riverlife’s Bike tours, students will explore Brisbane from a new angle and discover and learn about Brisbane’s most iconic landmarks.

Riverlife’s Educational Outdoor Day Excursions in Brisbane

Riverlife’s educational school group activities can be booked as following options:

  • Half Day School Excursion Program

For classes with limited timetable. This option includes one activity of your choice and can be run anytime between 9am and 3pm with an approximate duration of 2 hours.

  • Short Day School Excursion Program

This option includes two activities of your choice and allows for an adventurous day with a more relaxed agenda.

  • Full Day School Excursion Program

This is Riverlife’s most popular day excursion program, allowing students to participate in three activities of your choice and experience a full day of adventure where they will learn valuable skills.

Optional Upgrades

All programs offer optional upgrades including:

  • Student lunches
  • Morning/afternoon tea
  • Laser Tag (optional activity)
  • Room hire

To find out more or to book an outdoor day excursion for your class, visit or email [email protected]

Suitable for: 
Tertiary - Uni/TAFE
Year 5
Year 6
Year 7
Year 8
Year 9
Year 10
Year 11
Year 12
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Physical Address: 
Naval Stores Building
Kangaroo Point QLD 4169
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Phone Number: 
07 3517 4954
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Opening Timings: 
Fors School Groups we can be open for all hours Monday to Sunday 7am-6pm