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Tour highlights from the year so far…

As term 2 draws to a close, we’re reflecting on the many adventures school groups have had with us in the last 6 months. We’re pleased to share that over 1000 students have explored our beautiful country, travelling to Central Australia, Canberra, Victoria, Queensland and Sydney – and the smiles on their faces says it…

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4 essential skills for supporting student growth

Written by WorldStrides Education team The last year has been up and down, hasn’t it? We are all facing unique personal struggles and are also concerned about our students’ well-being and individual learning plans. Students are doing amazing things right now, building skills they may have never used, and learning how to master these skills by watching you use them daily. Remind your…

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9 interesting facts about Cairns

Located in Tropical North Queensland, Cairns is a gateway to adventure and discovery. Just a hop, skip and a (little!) jump to the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Forest, Cairns is full of natural wonders waiting to be explored. Here we delve into some interesting facts about the Cairns region and discover what makes…

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International inspired activities for the whole family

The WorldStrides Education Team has developed a collection of activities inspired by some of our favourite international destinations, including New York, Ireland, Spain, and Italy! Each activity is created with the whole family in mind, and will get you moving, thinking, creating, and most importantly – having fun! As you take part in the activities…

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World Book Day: 10 travel reads to inspire adventures!

It’s UNESCO World Book Day on 23 April and to celebrate we’ve collated some of the great travel books for older teenagers and adults to inspire your next travel adventure. These books will be sure to take you on a journey through the most unique and diverse landscapes the world has to offer; the people…

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Destination Spotlight: Coober Pedy

Known as the ‘Opal Capital of the World’, Coober Pedy is a fascinating and unique mining field located 850km north of Adelaide and 680km south of Alice Springs. A visit to Coober Pedy is a must for school groups visiting Central Australia due to its unique landscape and geology, rich history, underground lifestyle and Aboriginal…

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FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023: host cities and stadiums announced!

The host cities and stadiums were recently announced for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup, as Australia and New Zealand look forward to welcoming the world’s best players and football fans in 2023! The opening match will be played in Auckland and Sydney will host the final. With two years to go until the major…

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Our top picks for New Zealand

With the announcement of New Zealand borders opening for quarantine-free travel with Australia from the 19th of April, we’re so excited to be able to start planning school tours to our neighbouring country again! New Zealand’s North and South islands are both full of adventure activities, Maori cultural experiences and awe-inspiring landscapes, making either option…

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History of WorldStrides Sports and founder Eric McAleer

WorldStrides Sports was founded by Eric McAleer in 1998 when he began taking school and club teams to the United Kingdom during the summer. Those early days set the foundation for WorldStrides Sports—to provide the many benefits of international travel to all players. Now, WorldStrides’ sports division helps an average of 3,000 players, coaches, and…

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International soccer tours coming soon!

We are excited to announce that we’ve added new travel opportunities to our portfolio of experiential programs across the globe! Created for student-athletes, our new soccer programs to the UK, Spain and Italy will unite athletes in the spirit of camaraderie and competition for experiences that showcase new cultures, spark new friendships, and open eyes…

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