Destination Spotlight Stories

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Destination Spotlight Stories

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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9 interesting facts about Cairns

Located in Tropical North Queensland, Cairns is a gateway to adventure and discovery. Just a hop, skip and a (little!) jump to the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Forest, Cairns is full of natural wonders waiting to be explored. Here we delve into some interesting facts about the Cairns region and discover what makes…

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Exploring ecosystems in Cairns

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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Destination Spotlight: Canberra

According to the National Capital Education Tourism Project, around 160,000 students visit Canberra every year and participate in high-quality educational programs. Students come away with amazing memories and life-long impressions of Australia’s past and present. Here we detail our top 5 attractions, our favourite accommodation venues, what the PACER rebate is, and when is the…

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Best of Asia

If you had all the free time in the world, where would you spend your time abroad? With Asia in our backyard, it’s hard to overlook this astonishing continent with its diverse landscapes, fascinating history, authentic cultural experiences and endless learning opportunities – Asia is the perfect place to take students on an educational adventure!…

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Destination Spotlight: Northern Territory

Renowned for its spellbinding national parks, abundant wildlife, stunning gorges, and ancient Aboriginal culture, it’s no surprise the Red Centre scored a spot in the top 5 best regions in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2019 guide. A visit to the Red Centre can be incorporated into a fun-educational-packed program through the Northern Territory, providing…

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Take a journey with us to Japan

Known for its abundance of dry snow and excellent terrain for learning, Myoko Kogen is the perfect place to take your students on a snowsports adventure. With 16 metres of snowfall this season, Myoko Kogen saw double the snowfall of popular resorts in the nearby Hakuba Valley and Nozawa Onsen. Boasting nine different ski resorts…

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Destination spotlight: Sydney

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

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

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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