History Stories

Destination spotlight: Sydney

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Experience the many layers of Australia’s most iconic city, learn the stories behind its famous structures and iconic attractions including the Sydney Opera House, and discover Australia’s indigenous and colonial heritage from Bondi to the Blue Mountains. A trip to Sydney is full of history, culture and adventure – here are just a few of our…

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Top 10 museums around the globe

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With approximately 55,000 museums spread out across 202 countries, from ancient history and historical monuments to modern and contemporary art, we have selected our top 10 educational and magical museums for you to consider when planning your next tour. Hermitage Museum – St Petersburg, Russia   Located in the former royal Winter Palace, the Hermitage Museum…

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The world awaits

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WorldStrides’ educational travel programs offer students a smorgasbord of cross-curriculum academic and personal development opportunities to ignite personal growth and enrich learning at every stage of development. No matter the destination or year level of your students – an educational tour is remembered for a lifetime. We’ve hand-picked 7 of our top cross-curriculum destinations around…

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A year level guide to educational travel

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Over the past 30 years, we’ve fine-tuned our Australian educational travel programs to ensure they exceed your expectations. All of our tours are curriculum-linked and specifically tailored to suit the learning outcomes, year level and any other needs of each group. Our most popular tours and activities for each year level are: Years 5, 6…

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Modern history school tours – USA, Germany and Vietnam

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Events of recent centuries have left an indelible imprint on today’s world, from divisive revolutions and wars through to life-saving medical breakthroughs and technological advancements. Take your students on a journey that helps them comprehend and appreciate how pivotal events in the past have shaped our present, with the following tours: Modern History school tours…

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Ancient history school tours – Italy and Greece

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Credited as the birthplace of law, science, philosophy and more, the ancient societies across Italy and Greece have much to teach visiting students and teachers alike. Students will learn of the obstacles and challenges these civilisations faced as they explore ancient ruins in charming cities across Italy and Greece. Ancient Italy School Tour Highlights Rome…

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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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Teacher stories from around the globe

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At WorldStrides, our action-packed international tours are designed to bring learning to life and create opportunities for meaningful personal and academic development. On tour, students are immersed in the language, culture and community of inspiring destinations and emerge as true global citizens. Here, teachers reflect on their experiences on tour with WorldStrides. History comes to…

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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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