Coastal Safety Field Trip (1 - 3 December 2023)


Visit one of the most ancient geographies on the planet nestled in the traditional land of the Wadandi (Saltwater) People where we will make use of the purpose-built Surf Life Saving Western Australia Development Centre with onsite accommodation and training facilities. Located in Margaret River – an iconic coastal destination in the Southwest region of WA and is an internationally recognised tourism hub global renowned for its coastal attractions including its iconic surf beaches. There will be 80 spots available for this experience, inclusions listed below.

    • All meals catered for and included
    • A cultural welcome to country and smoking ceremony
    • Visit a local winery
    • The opportunity to learn about the ancient coastline and geomorphology of Margaret River under the guidance of Globally recognised coastal scientists
    • Return transport from Perth to Margaret River
    • Content and experiences focusing on the areas of the ILS Rescue Commission – Rescue Operations, Education and Medical
    • Guest speakers

$660 - inclusive of accommodation, meals, and bus transfers

$792 from the 21 October 2023.

High level program

Friday 1 December:

  • Leave Perth and travel by charter coach to Margaret River (3 hours).
  • Arrive Margaret River around 3.30pm and settle into accommodation.
  • Group dinner / social event with a special guest speaker.

Saturday 2 December – you will have a choice to participate in one of three streams of activity:

  • Workshops and technical demonstrations for lifesaving medical and educational needs.
  • Visit the Margaret River coastline where you will experience a field trip exploring the ancient geomorphology and surrounds under the guidance of world-renowned coastal scientists.
  • Participate in practical demonstrations and experiences of lifesaving techniques at one of the world’s best surfing locations.

In the afternoon and evening, we will be able to enjoy time together at an organised social event and dinner.

There will also be an optional winery tour (from $30 per person).

Sunday 3 December:

  • Organised group activities in the morning before heading back to Perth via private charter coach – arriving around 3pm.