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Shore Packing List

The immersion will be about a week and a half yet we suggest you only bring 8 days’ worth of clothes to keep your pack compact. You will need a main bag and a day backpack. When packing any items, please try to avoid packing ostentatious or expensive brand-type clothing. As a rule of thumb, your bag should weigh no more than 10kg.


  • Smart casual clothes for travelling
  • 8 T-shirts (including one long-sleeve for sun protection)
  • 3 pairs of shorts (including 1 that can get wet eg. board shorts).
  • 8 pairs of socks and underwear
  • 2 pairs of longer pants (for night time eg. tracksuit pants)
  • 1 warm jumper
  • 1 pair of hiking boots
  • 1 pair of closed in shoes which can get wet
  • 1 pair of closed toed sandals i.e. Crocs or Keens
  • Swimming costume
  • Rashie or old T-shirt for swimming
  • 1 broad-brimmed hat
  • 1 light raincoat (disposable ponchos are great)
  • 1 towel
    A note on clothes: we ask that t-shirts (not singlets) and modest knee-length shorts are worn.


  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Soap, Shampoo, Conditioner
  • Sunscreen (SPF 50+)
  • Insect Repellent
  • Other hygiene products
  • Any required medication


  • Sleeping bag (rated to 5 degrees)
  • Cotton sleeping bag liner or sheet
  • Small pillow


  • Student ID Card
  • Main Pack or Duffel Bag (approx. 60L) no hard suitcases
  • Small day backpack (approx. 25L)
  • Flashlight (head torches are a good choice) & Spare Batteries
  • 3 Water bottles (totalling 2-3L in capacity)
  • Plastic bag for dirty/wet clothing
  • Maximum $100 cash (no more): money for food during transit

Please do not bring:

  • Mobile Phones
  • Cameras (Red Earth will provide a DSLR camera)
  • Music Players or other electronics
  • Jewellery
  • Chewing Gum

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