Interchange Adventures January – April 2024
Make new friends and catch up with old ones all while enjoying new experiences at Interchange Adventures!
A combination of Friday night dinner groups and Saturday adventures with a range of activities aimed at broadening your social circle all while having fun with your peers at a variety of exciting locations under the guidance of Interchange Australia’s qualified and experienced support staff.
Our Friday night dinner groups are held twice monthly all year round at various locations ensuring you experience the finest and largest variety of dining options on offer. These groups offer the opportunity to kick back, relax and enjoy some great conversation with your friends over a delicious meal.
Our Saturday adventures cater to everyone’s tastes, preferences and capabilities, with a vast range of outings offered visiting locations across the Greater Sydney Region, the Central Coast, South Coast and other wonderful places. Are you looking for a thrill seeking jet boat ride, a relaxing lunch time cruise, dolphin and whale watching or another kind of animal adventure, amusement parks, museums, exhibitions, carnivals, ag shows and concerts, scenic tours, movies or shopping days? With Interchange Adventures running 52 weeks a year (public holidays excluded) you can be sure we will be getting to your next favourite location soon.
All meals and drinks are included in the activity cost so unless you want to buy souvenirs or plan on shopping no additional money is required. Refer to IA Adventures calendar for Activity costs.
NDIS, CHSP or Fee for service charges apply.
Interchange Adventures activities and outings are currently running from the Southern Highlands, Narellan and Goulburn.
Southern Highlands & Narellan
How do I get to and from activities?
You or your carer must organise your own transport to and from activities including booking taxis. Drop off and pick up time are indicated in the calendar and must be strictly adhered to without exception.
Where is Springett House & Somerset House?
Our Bowral & Narellan meeting points are conveniently located at our Day Programs Houses – Springett House (518 Moss Vale Rd, Burradoo NSW 2576) and Somerset House (13 Somerset Ave, Narellan NSW 2576).
Can I receive assistance with my medication during the activity?
If you need to take medication during the activity you must advise your Account Manager prior to the activity and provide a doctor’s letter confirming the medication you are taking. On the day of the activity you must bring your medication in a Webster-Pak accompanied by a current doctor’s letter. Please give it to the IA staff at the beginning of the activity.
Do I need to bring anything to the activity?
Please ensure you bring water, a hat, sunscreen and appropriate clothing (rain protection, jacket, spare clothes, etc if required). An Opal card with sufficient funds may be required on outings, refer to calendar above.
What does the cost of activities cover?
The cost specified with each activity covers any relevant tickets, entrance fees, food (morning/afternoon tea and lunch OR dinner) and transport unless otherwise stated. Note: If you want/need to purchase anything extra on your outing, you will need to bring your own money. You must be able to manage this money independently.
Who do I contact to advise if I cannot attend an activity or if I need to contact IA staff?
During business hours you can ring the office on 4868 6688 and ask to speak with Kelly or Tahlia. You can also contact our on-call team on 0447 750 836 after hours or on weekends.
Will the NDIS cover the cost of attending these activities?
The NDIS covers the cost of the support workers and the hourly rate is detailed in the NDIS price guide. If you don’t have an NDIS plan, please contact us to discuss how you can join these exciting activities. The NDIS does not cover the extra cost of the activity itself. Contact us to discuss alternate options for the out of pocket costs.
What is the Interchange Australia cancellation policy?
Cancellation for activites less than 8 hours must be made with at least 2 business days notice. Cancellation for activites 8 hours or more must be made with at least 5 business days notice, otherwise you will still be charged the full NDIS price of the activity.
If you selected a ticketed event (as indicated by a red ticket icon),
you will be charged the full cost of the ticket if the ticket has
already been purchased, regardless of cancellation time.
Who do I talk to if I have questions about these activities?
You can contact Kelly or Tahlia during business hours on 02 4868 6688 or email email@example.com for assistance.
What to do...
Request a digital or hard copy of the above calendar by sending us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org or calling us on 02 4868 6688.
- Select your chosen activities
- Return completed calendar or activity choices either by mail, email or phone.
- Do not send payment, you will receive an invoice at the beginning of every month for the activities you attended the previous month.
Please choose your activities carefully. See our cancellation policy in the FAQ section above.
- Have fun!