educational travel Stories

Our teachers’ top 3 reasons to travel with a Tour Director

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An educational travel program abroad offers students both immediate and lifelong benefits. As the teacher who makes it happen, you want to ensure your students get the most out of their experience. Like you, we focus on education! Not only do WorldStrides Tour Directors take care of all aspects of your on-tour experience, they’re also…

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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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October snowsports on New Zealand’s North Island

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Sitting within a dual World Heritage Area, the snowy peaks of the legendary Mt Ruapehu, New Zealand’s most active volcano, is home to the longest ski season and largest ski areas in the country. The ski fields of Whakapapa and Turoa are ideal for school groups and offer world-class snow conditions all the way through…

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Geography school tours across Australia and the Globe

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WorldStrides’ geography tours are a chance for students to examine the world’s people and natural environments at close range. Groups venture into the field to explore, analyse and understand a destination’s unique characteristics. Understand what makes volcanoes so powerful, what causes changes in topography of landscapes and learn the processes behind explosive geysers, boiling mud…

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Science School Trips in New Zealand

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Home to diverse eco-systems and spectacular natural landscapes all year round, New Zealand is a premier destination to discover the many wonders of science. The country is considered a biodiversity hotspot, as it is recognised by the scientific community as among the top 36 locations around the globe which contain unusual and irreplaceable forms of…

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Geography School Trips in New Zealand

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Evoking images of rugged mountain ranges and ancient glaciers, New Zealand is the ultimate real-world classroom for geography students. The country itself is a remote collection of mountainous islands in the southeast Pacific Ocean. It’s still geographically young and going through the geological processes of mountain-building that began 15 million years ago. Sitting upon two…

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Packing hacks for your educational travel program

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When you’re packing for your school trip, there are measures you can take to make life easy for yourself along your travels. You don’t want to over-pack or under-pack and you do want to make the absolute most of your space. We’ve compiled some of the best packing tips and tricks out there, so that…

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Your essential guide to managing money overseas

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In preparation for your educational travel program, there are a few steps you can take to ensure you stick to your budget and manage your money overseas. Accessing and using your money abroad might seem daunting, but we’re here to offer a sensible approach to foreign spending. Take these factors into considerations to help you…

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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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