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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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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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Aboriginal Learning Experiences in Central Australia

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Dating back over 75,000 years, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples have the longest living culture in the world. As the traditional custodians of Australia, their ideologies and way of life are a deeply significant part of Australia’s national identity. Surrounded by the timeless landscapes of desert plains, mountain ranges and dramatic gorges, there’s no…

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Exploring ecosystems in Cairns

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Cairns offers students the unique opportunity to learn by exploring some of the world’s most impressive ecosystems. With vibrant reefs and dense rainforests, it’s a place of striking natural beauty. A school tour to Cairns is a sure way to spark an interest in biological and environmental science. Students will be immersed in different natural…

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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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Australian tours linked to your curriculum

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Australian tours introduce students to a bigger world in their own backyard. Every Australian city has something new and incredible to offer. Our domestic tours are full of meaningful learning experiences that reinforce classroom learning. Here are our favorite destinations that link to the Australian Curriculum, and provide fun and exciting adventures for your students:…

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Northern Territory School Excursion Program Extended to 2018

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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 Histories and Culture, Science and Sustainability. With news that NT Learning Adventures has extended their…

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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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PACER rebate available to schools travelling to Canberra

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The Australian Government understands the importance of a Canberra educational tour within the civics and citizenship curriculum. It encourages and supports Australian schools to partake by offering a financial rebate to all schools who visit Canberra in Years 4 to 12. A visit to Canberra is a transformative experience for all young Australians. Each year…

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East coast adventures, from Canberra to Sydney

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Along the east coast of Australia are opportunities for students to dive deep into our history, uncover our indigenous culture and heritage, and of course – have fun on a few adventures! This month we’re highlighting our favourite east coast tours that explore civics & citizenship, history and culture. East Coast Civics and Citizenship Tour…

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