Belair National Park education pack

The resources listed below make up the components of the schools in parks education pack for Belair National Park. Please download the most appropriate resources for your visit.

Set within beautiful natural bush land and featuring numerous picnic areas, tennis courts and an array of walking trails, Belair National Park is an ideal place to teach, learn and get active outdoors.

The park was the first to be dedicated in South Australia and is home to some of the Adelaide Hills significant heritage attractions, including Old Government House and the State Flora Nursery.

Approximately 250,000 visitors enjoy Belair each year. The park sits within the Mount Lofty Ranges which is regarded as one of Australia's 15 biodiversity hotspots, and remains one of the few relatively undisturbed areas of native vegetation in the region, making it an important refuge for native animals

Pre-visit information

SA National Parks guide
SA National Parks guide - go bushwalking
Safety information - hills and bush fact sheet
St John’s First aid factsheets; Snake bite and spider bites

Park information

Belair National Park brochure
Belair National Park flora - alphabetical
Belair National Park flora - family
Belair map
20 Fun things to do in Belair
20 Things to discover in Belair National Park
40 Things to do in Belair National Park

Teaching and learning resources

Virtual tour and accompanying teaching resources

A virtual tour of selected sites within Belair National Park has been developed, along with accompanying resources providing examples of how to utilise a bushland setting as an outdoor learning space. The outdoor learning opportunities are linked to the Australian Curriculum and the Early Years Learning Framework.

Identification resources

Native plants and fungi

Grey box woodland

Manna gum woodland

Stringybark forest




Aquatic macroinvertebrates





Units of work


Aquatic macroinvertebrates

Teacher information packs






Fact sheets




Natural Resources Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges