Students will learn how boats, sailing ships, steam ships and bulk cargo carriers are important to transport now and 100 years ago.

Communication is taught through Morse code and semaphore interactive exhibits.


  • HSIE (Social Systems and Structures)
  • English (Listen and Talk)
  • Science and Technology (Getting About, Let’s Communicate)

Note to Teachers: We can also organise a harbour cruise at an extra charge. The harbour cruise will show the students how coal and general cargo are loaded onto the ships by getting really close!

Stage 1: Transportation and Shipping