The Borneo Campaign and the Battle of Singapore are two major events involving Australian armed forces during WW2. The impact of these events greatly shaped Australia and our relationship with Asia, that of which is a current curriculum focus for History students today. On WorldStrides’ Asian Battlefields Tour students will visit Borneo & Singapore and discover the…
Come face to face with kangaroos, wallabies and wombats in their natural habitat. Discover the fun of camping and get plenty of exercise on hikes led by experienced staff – who also happen to be natural-born storytellers! By the end of the trip, students are sure to feel more independent and have a deeper understanding…
Experience the many layers of Australia’s most iconic city and learn the stories behind its famous structures, including the Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Get swept up in the history and atmosphere of other Sydney highlights, including The Rocks, the Manly Ferry and the Blue Mountains on the city’s fringe – famous…
Experience the life-changing impact of the outback as you camp in the wilderness and learn about ancient Aboriginal culture. Absorb the beauty and wisdom of sites such as Uluru and Kakadu National Park, witness an opal cutting at Cooper Pedy and lose yourself among sandstone cliffs and natural rock pools at Kings Canyon.
Experience the awe-inspiring power of nature on a trip to the Shipwreck Coast. Travel the Great Ocean Road and learn about the Twelve Apostles and other spectacular rock formations. Explore Port Fairy, visit a wind farm and see the fascinating feathered inhabitants of a game reserve.
With a remarkable history and natural wonders as far as the eye can see, Tasmania is a destination that invites exploration and discovery. Tasmania’s unique history as the site of Australia’s first penal colony is laid bare across historic locations, including the legendary Port Arthur. Meanwhile, its many national parks with rugged mountains, ancient forests…
Discover revealing insights into the Gold Rush era and the lives of Australia’s earliest farmers. Get a 3D impression of the past as you dress in period costume at the Central Deborah Gold Mine and take part in a full-day study tour at the Swan Hill Pioneer Settlement.
Northern Territory Itinerary
Experience the life-changing impact of the outback as you camp in the wilderness and learn about ancient Aboriginal culture. Absorb the beauty and wisdom of sites such as Uluru, Katherine Gorge and Kakadu National Park, witness an opal cutting at Cooper Pedy and lose yourself among sandstone cliffs and natural rock pools at Kings Canyon. Students can…
Develop an understanding of Australia’s origins, political history and layers of government with visits to Parliament House, the War Memorial and the Royal Australian Mint. Thousands of students discover our nation’s capital each year and come away with amazing memories and life-long impressions of Australia’s past and present.
Relive the Gold Rush of the 1850s and ’60s and learn about the significance of the Eureka Stockade. Try your hand at panning for gold and discover through reenactments and artifacts the days when gold nuggets could be unearthed with a pen knife!
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