Australasia School Trips & Projects


 

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As the Australian anthem suggests 'Our land abounds in nature's gifts of beauty rich and rare'. Australia and New Zealand are blessed with spectacular and diverse natural landscapes that are rich in ancient cultures. With lands so beautiful and cultures so important, it is vital to make every effort to minimize our impact on them as we experience and admire them.

We practice the '7 Principals of Leave No Trace', aiming to reduce the impact of our School Trips on the environment, in addition to supporting local economies by employing guides and staff from local communities. Our Animal Welfare Code of Conduct, Child Welfare Code of Conduct and Porter Welfare Policy ensure the well-being of animals and children encountered on our educational experiences, as well as porters on the Kokoda Trail.



Our educational travel experts are ready to help you tailor an itinerary or service learning project in Australasia to suit your school’s needs and budget. Contact us today to receive a free consultation.

Semi-permanent wilderness campsites

Exclusive to our travellers, our semi-permanent camps provide the ultimate experience in sustainable wilderness comfort. Along the Larapinta, camp features include hot showers, individual tents with ample room for two, raised stretcher beds, a large communal tent and sit down toilets. In Kakadu, the roomy safari style tents are equipped with stretcher beds and swag mattresses and allow you to remove the fly and sleep under the stars.

Camping

Our comprehensive range of high quality camp gear includes the best two person tents for each environment, a swag on classic outback safaris, and mozzie domes for the Tropical Top End dry season. Some camps will be in National Park campsites with good toilet facilities, often on raised timber platforms with rainwater tanks and composting toilets.

Cabins and stations

Stay in authentic cabins in the Tasmanian or New Zealand wilderness, or station accommodation in outback Australia and New Zealand’s high country. The properties are basic yet comfortable with hot showers and meals prepared by your hosts. Rooming may be multi-share, with up to four travellers per room.

Hotels

Chosen for their local charm and character, our New Zealand hotels are well located and on a twin share basis. The rooms feature either en suite or shared facilities.

Farm stays

Stay with Kiwi families in idyllic remote farm locations. Learn more about the local lifestyle and landscape and be spoiled by truly sumptuous homemade meals.

Eco lodges

Select tours in Tasmania and New Zealand stay at environmentally sensitive lodges or semi-permanent structures that extend sustainable comforts thanks to the sun and the rain. Meals are prepared from quality local produce and enjoyed with excellent local wines.

Private huts

Simple yet authentic, huts vary in style from rustic mountain huts nestled high above Lake Tekapo to the decadence of hot showers and warm bedding in the Cradle Huts along the Overland Track. Huts are often multi-share with shared facilities.

Small boats

The small cruise boats in New Zealand are well equipped with all bedding. Ablutions are either shared or en suite, and all meals are prepared on board by the boat’s staff.

Cruise vessels

Cabins on the luxurious True North, used in the Kimberley and the Pacific, feature stylish decor, en suite facilities, in-house entertainment and satellite phones. The Odyssey, a 20 berth twin hulled cruise vessel, offers standard or deluxe rooms with shared facilities.



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