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How travel connects to the classroom

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Travelling creates stronger teachers, and in turn stronger students. Studies continuously show how travel improves academic performance, and there are learning opportunities for students before, during, and after you return from your tour. For teachers, travel is professional development at the highest level. Travel brings lesson plans to life for classrooms, and the benefits are…

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Best of Asia

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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

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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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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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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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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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Blending subject areas across Australia

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Experience Australia in a myriad of contexts during a domestic cross-curriculum tour. Our Australian tours are designed by educators, based on how students learn best. From Canberra to Cairns and everywhere in between, our tours offer an all-round immersive educational experience where students can broaden their horizons, build on what they’re currently studying and cultivate…

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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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