Destination Spotlight Stories

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Destination Spotlight Stories

Enhance your Canberra tour with a dedicated Logistics Coordinator

Introducing WorldStrides Canberra Logistics Coordinator! Every WorldStrides Canberra tour benefits from a Logistics Coordinator who provides practical on-tour support and assistance and ensures the smooth running of your tour from arrival to departure. Get to know our Logistics Coordinator and see how your next educational tour to Canberra can benefit. Who am I? I’m a…

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Why choose a WorldStrides international learning adventure?

WorldStrides international school programs offer a unique and enriching experience for students to broaden their horizons, foster cultural understanding, and gain practical knowledge beyond the confines of their classrooms. Our programs offer students the opportunities to explore different countries, immerse in diverse cultures and witness firsthand the wonders of the world. We want everyone to…

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Choose Asia or New Zealand for your 2023 school tour

International travel is well and truly back! Teachers are keen to get their students out of the classroom to experience the world and the educational and personal benefits that come from exploring a new destination, culture and environment. If you’re like other teachers across Australia and interested in getting an international tour off the ground…

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Northern Territory School Excursion Program Grant Increase

A place of wonder and whimsy, the Northern Territory offers an array of inspiring and educational experiences for students to engage in, many of which are built around strong links with the Australian Curriculum including Humanities and Social Science, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Histories and Culture, Science and Sustainability. With the excellent news that…

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13 interesting facts about Rome

All roads lead to Rome, right? Rome, the ‘Eternal City’, brims with ancient history, from the Colosseum to the majestic Vatican City and Sistine Chapel. Because of its history, art, architecture, and beauty – and perhaps its gelato and pasta! – Rome is one of our most popular destinations for school groups. Here are 13 interesting facts about…

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Northern Territory and Central Australia: tips for students and teachers

The Northern Territory and Central Australia are one of our most popular destinations for school groups and it’s no surprise why. From exploring the most diverse landscapes in the country to being immersed in local First Nations communities, there’s so much to love about this magical slice of Australia. This handy travel guide designed specifically for…

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Things to know about Chinese New Year

February 1st marks the first day of the Chinese New Year and the beginning of the Year of the Tiger. Also known as the Lunar New Year or the Spring Festival, Chinese New Year festivities last for 15 days and is a time for families to come together for cultural traditions, prepare for the good…

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Student reflections: Central Australia Adventure

We’re delighted to share with you a tour reflection piece written by Natasha and Lauren, Year 12 students from Doncaster Secondary College. Natasha, Lauren and their classmates embarked on an educational tour to Central Australia earlier this year. Their words bring the experience of the group to life and the memories shared will be cherished…

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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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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 Indigenous…

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