Rainforest Explorer

Rainforest teaching resources 

Rainforest Explorer contains a whole range of resources and activities about the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area and its plants and animals.


It is suitable for both teachers and students. It contains a library full of videos, fact sheets, pictures, clip art and activitiy sheets.
These resources are integrated into three school curricula:

  • Preparatory to Year 3
  • Year 4 to Year 7
  • Year 8 to Year 9

If you spend some time browsing through Rainforest Explorer you can learn about World Heritage rainforests and other vegetation communities, plants and animals, the history of the World Heritage Area, and what different people in the community think about the this incredible landscape.

Rainforest Explorer is also an excellent resource for residents of the wet tropics region and for visitors who would like to enrich their experiences when visiting the many attractions in the World Heritage Area. 

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From rubbish to rewards, local kids flex their creative muscles with Wet Tropics eco-art

From rubbish to rewards, local kids flex their creative muscles with Wet Tropics eco-art

Find out who the winners and finalists were of the Keep it Wild Eco Art competition... READ MORE

Aerial baiting for yellow crazy ants

Aerial baiting for yellow crazy ants

Baiting in non-residential areas around Bentley Park, Mount Peter and Russett Park (Kuranda) on Thursday 25 and Friday 26 August (weather permitt... READ MORE

'Keep it Wild' eco-art display at Cairns Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre

'Keep it Wild' eco-art display at Cairns Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre

Eco-art competition entries are on display at the Cairns Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre from Wednesday 10 August to Sunday 11 September.... READ MORE