Destination Spotlight Stories

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Destination Spotlight Stories

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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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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Top 5 must-do’s in Tasmania

Recently, a couple of our team members took the opportunity to visit our neighbouring state of Tasmania to see first-hand what students discover on tour… Jessica Daly, Program Associate tells us what her top 5 experiences are, provides some insightful tips, and what you can look forward to experiencing on an adventure to Tasmania! Bonorong…

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Love is in the air: Sending love to our favourite landmarks!

Love is in the air this Valentine’s Day! After a year of social distancing and virtual learning, we’re ready to share our love with those landmarks we’ve missed. Say “Happy Valentine’s Day” through the Eiffel Tower, Tower of Pisa, Liberty Bell, and more. And travel themed puns… what’s not to Louvre? So download these punny…

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Your Australia: National Parks in the NT

Australia is home to the most diverse national parks in the world. With over 500 national parks spread across 28 million hectares of land, it covers nearly 4% of the country! The Northern Territory has arguably the most cultural and diverse landscapes comprising over 50 national parks, conservation areas, marine parks and nature reserves.   The mesmerising Uluru is undoubtedly the main drawcard for schools when visiting the NT. Its natural beauty and cultural significance leaves students with…

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On the road again: Bundaberg and Lady Musgrave Island tour

We’re delighted to share that our first group of students since the COVID-19 pandemic began, have embarked on a tour to experience local learning and explore their own backyard! On 9 November, a Queensland school departed on an adventure to discover the history and art of Bundaberg, and learn about animal and environmental conservation, which…

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Northern Territory: our top experiences!

Renowned for its spellbinding national parks, abundant wildlife, stunning gorges, and ancient Aboriginal culture, a visit to the Northern Territory is packed full of fun-educational experiences that you and your students will never forget. The abundance of learning and personal development opportunities on tour are endless – and the key learning areas covered include English,…

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Silo Art and Dinosaur Trail tours

With travel restrictions beginning to ease across each state in Australia and uncertainty around international borders reopening, now is the time to start planning a local adventure for your students. We’re here to create a local experience for your students – full of educational, fun and unique experiences. From discovering the history of Silo Art…

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Italy: virtual excursions, activities, resources and more

Say Buongiorno to Italy from your home or classroom! We’ve compiled 5 easy steps to help you and your students experience the language, culture and cuisine of Italy from afar, all while planning your next Italian adventure. 1. Food Cook a traditional Italian meal for your family and bring the taste of Italy into your…

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Australia: virtual excursions, activities, resources and more

While different parts of Australia start to relax restrictions, there’s still some time until we’ll be able to explore the different parts of our beautiful country. There are many Aussie businesses who have had to change the way they do things to continue to stay relevant and provide their audience with valuable information. We want…

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