Australian Curriculum Stories

Interactive learning in our own backyard

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Our Australian tours feature experiential learning activities to maximise academic outcomes and provide personal development opportunities. Whether it’s an Aboriginal cultural program or a simulated archaeological dig, these interactive experiences encourage self-guided exploration, experimentation with materials and creative expression. Central Australia Activity Learning Area Umoona Opal Mine & Museum underground camping experience Discover Coober Pedy’s…

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Re-live the gold rush in Ballarat and Bathurst

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On a WorldStrides tour of Ballarat in Victoria or Bathurst in New South Wales, students have the opportunity to journey back in time and experience a three-dimensional slice of Australia’s colonial history – the Gold Rush Era! Ballarat Enhance students’ history studies as they begin to appreciate the significance of the Eureka Stockade and see…

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Understand the global conflicts that shaped our current reality

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Discover how key events of the past continue to shape our present on a WorldStrides Wartime History tour. Journey to the Western Front Battlefields in France and Belgium or the Asian Battlefields and experience what life was like for Australian soldiers during the World Wars. Across the Pacific, US history comes alive as students follow…

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Aboriginal Learning Experiences in Central Australia

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Dating back over 75,000 years, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples have the longest living culture in the world. As the traditional custodians of Australia, their ideologies and way of life are a deeply significant part of Australia’s national identity. Surrounded by the timeless landscapes of desert plains, mountain ranges and dramatic gorges, there’s no…

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The added educational value of snow tours

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A Snow Education program is an experience of a lifetime, where students are spellbound with feelings of adventure and exhilaration. They return to the school community with greater confidence in themselves, enhanced relationships and social skills, problem-solving skills and countless interesting insights – many of which have nothing to do with sports. Ask yourself: what…

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Canberra for all budgets and educational objectives

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Take your students on a Canberra tour that aligns with your curriculum wish list and budget with WorldStrides. Our experts have been organising itineraries that tick all the boxes for 35 years. There’s no better place than our nation’s capital for civic education, where interactive learning programs ensure politics are brought to life. According to…

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Exploring ecosystems in Cairns

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Cairns offers students the unique opportunity to learn by exploring some of the world’s most impressive ecosystems. With vibrant reefs and dense rainforests, it’s a place of striking natural beauty. A school tour to Cairns is a sure way to spark an interest in biological and environmental science. Students will be immersed in different natural…

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Engage students with STEM in the real world

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Advances in STEM are creating new industries and disrupting existing ones. Educators need to ensure students are engaged in these learning areas, as the demand for scientists, researchers, engineers and other STEM related professionals is growing faster than the supply can match. It’s important that students have the chance to cultivate an interest in STEM…

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Australian tours linked to your curriculum

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Australian tours introduce students to a bigger world in their own backyard. Every Australian city has something new and incredible to offer. Our domestic tours are full of meaningful learning experiences that reinforce classroom learning. Here are our favorite destinations that link to the Australian Curriculum, and provide fun and exciting adventures for your students:…

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Exciting new tour opportunities!

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Roman Philosopher Seneca once wrote… “Travel and change of place impart new vigour to the mind…” As the leaders in educational travel, we’re always looking for new and exciting destinations that will spark curiosity and inspire new learnings among your students. Educational tours of Hawaii, India and Russia each offer students opportunities to journey beyond…

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