Snowsports Stories

Hidden gems of the South Island, New Zealand

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Look no further than New Zealand’s Lake Tekapo for immersive educational experiences and a vast array of adventure activities! Nestled beneath spectacular mountains, Lake Tekapo is the ideal base for students to learn to ski or improve their technique. By night, the area is an internationally renowned location for stargazing that’s part of the UNESCO…

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Perisher – an educational alpine wonderland

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Perisher is the largest ski resort in Australia with 1,245 ha of skiable terrain spread over four interconnected ski resorts. The scale of the resort gives endless opportunities for your students to get active, challenge themselves physically and mentally and to build upon lessons from the classroom. Team bonding and personal development Snowsports tours have…

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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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Nozawa Onsen – more than snowsports

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Nozawa Onsen has earned a strong reputation for it’s incredible dry powder snow and world class skiing. However, there is so much more on offer in this amazing Japanese village beyond snowsports! A WorldStrides tour in Nozawa Onsen presents students with a range of unique oppportunites to experience traditional Japanese culture, right in the heart…

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September snowsports – a smart choice

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The past few years we’ve seen the Australian Alps enjoy fresh powder well into September and early October. An extended snow season means Australian schools now have more options and can extend their timeframe for snowsports tours to better suit their schedules and budget. Here’s why waiting until spring is one of the industry’s best…

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7 day New Zealand snowsports tour from $1,999 per student!

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This incredible snowsports package offers outstanding value for schools looking to excite and engage their students on the slopes. Located on New Zealand’s South Island, the Roundhill Ski Field is the perfect destination for skill development and progression in snowsports. With an enormous beginner’s area, long wide runs and the world’s longest rope tow, Roundhill…

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Watch! A transformative snowsports experience…

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Take a journey with North Melbourne Primary School as they share their annual snowsports experience with us and provide insight into the immersive benefits their snow education program has on their students! Visit our Snow Education Programs WorldStrides’ snowsports tours conduct carefully planned, curriculum-based snow education programs that provide students with the opportunity to learn…

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Planning a snowsports tour, a teacher’s perspective

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WorldStrides currently facilitates snowsports tours for more than 150 schools around Australia each year and has access to the best snowsports centres worldwide. We have an incomparable record of success in each of the ‘prime location’ alpine resorts we use in Australia and internationally. Snowsports tours are no longer just an extra-curriculum activity. For some…

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New Zealand Adventures

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Where else will you find adventure sports, rich indigenous culture and history and spectacular natural wonders? Our experiential programs to New Zealand combine all of the above and are tailored to suit your specific curriculum focuses. Whether it’s learning about geography and Maori culture at Mt Cheeseman, discovering science and snowsports at Lake Tekapo or…

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