Educational Travel Stories

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Educational Travel Stories

Government-led financial rebates for educational tours

With several government-led schemes available to support practical learning outside the classroom in Canberra, the Northern Territory and Queensland, now is a great time to consider an educational tour for your students. At WorldStrides, we create education-packed programs aligned to the Australian Curriculum while ticking the boxes required to receive these financial rebates. See below…

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Aussie Kids Bucket List

Wotif.com recently announced their ‘Aussie Kids Bucket List’, a definitive list of 13 dream Aussie travel experiences to do before the age of 13, as voted by Aussie kids. The results of the survey prove that our kids are young adventurers, excited to explore their own backyard. From sleeping underground in Coober Pedy to snorkelling…

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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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Your Australia: Explore your own backyard – regional edition

With international travel still off the cards (for now!), many of us are seizing the opportunity to get to know our wonderful country a little bit more. Australia is an explorer’s treasure trove, home to some of the world’s most unique and diverse landscapes, a whopping 8 ecosystems, an abundance of natural wonders, unique wildlife…

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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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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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NEW! Canberra STEM tours

We’ve created a new range of curriculum-linked STEM tours for primary and secondary school students, which support Australia’s National STEM strategy. Our new programs will introduce primary school students to the exciting world of STEM and inspire secondary students to take on more challenging STEM subjects and open their minds to the possibility of a…

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A word from our Tour Directors

Did you know our Tour Directors are with you every step of the way on our international tours? They are local experts and have a wealth of knowledge, so when you visit a new country you can be confident your students (and you!) are learning from the best in the business, while also getting access…

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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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STEM education in Australia

Are you struggling to engage your students in STEM education? Research shows that the number of school students studying STEM in later secondary (Year 11 and 12) has flat-lined at around 10% or less and Australian students don’t understand the importance of STEM, or the career opportunities in this field, until it’s too late. With strong job…

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