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of Teachers

Whether it’s geography, biology, sustainability, Aboriginal culture,
environmental studies, marine science or leadership skills you’re
after, we’ve got a tour for you.

Our expert guides are way more than just “bus drivers”: they are men
and women with advanced degrees, Master Reef guides, significant
experience working with young people and/or backgrounds as high school
teachers.

We are accustomed to designing tours to your budget and desired
educational outcomes, and we welcome even the pickiest of teachers.

Aboriginal Culture Discovery

Aboriginal Culture Discovery

Aboriginal Culture Adventure Cairns & The Great Barrier Reef Ecosystems Environmental Studies Sustainability
5 Days/4 Nights
Starting from $1048 per person (including GST)
Far North Queensland is rich with Indigenous traditions, and a confluence of cultures brings together a striking blend of art, language, dance, food and ceremony. On this educational excursion, you discover similarities in Aboriginal culture as well as vast differences among the Tjapukai, Kuku Yalanji and Mandingalbay Yidinji through talks, walks and fun activities.
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Agriculture & Agronomy

Agriculture & Agronomy

Aboriginal Culture Agriculture Biology Cairns & The Great Barrier Reef Ecosystems Environmental Studies Sustainability Tours
9 Days/8 Nights
Starting from $2098 AUD per person (including GST)
This trip includes in-depth talks with farmers, observation of operations, and discovery of new techniques. You learn about modern agricultural methods from seasoned farmers as well as more traditional practices from Aboriginal elders. You leave with an ability to make informed decisions on the use of agricultural technologies and natural resources while planning for a more sustainable future.
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Aussie Adventure

Aussie Adventure

Aboriginal Culture Adventure Cairns & The Great Barrier Reef Sydney Team Building Tours
11 Days/10 Nights
Starting from $3469 per person (including GST)
Australia is the land of adventure. Whitewater rafting, snorkelling the Reef, canyoning, abeseiling, caving and surfing in Australia's mild climate means outdoor fun year-round. Adventurers love the myriad activities available, and seasoned travellers appreciate the access to authentic Aboriginal culture. This group tour is the ultimate in fun and adventure.
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Australia Highlights

Australia Highlights

Aboriginal Culture Adventure Cairns & The Great Barrier Reef Ecosystems Environmental Studies Sydney The Best of Australia Tours
10 Days/9 Nights
Starting from $2345 AUD per person (including GST)
Australia is famed for its unique wildlife as well as its UNESCO World-Heritage sites: the Daintree Rainforest, The Sydney Opera House and The Great Barrier Reef. From Sydney’s city streets to stunning surfing beaches to tumbling rainforest waterfalls, you experience the best of Australia’s grand landscapes, animals and friendly people.
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Australia Language & Culture

Australia Language & Culture

Aboriginal Culture Adventure Cairns & The Great Barrier Reef Community Service Study Tour: Language & Culture Team Building The Best of Australia Tours
15 Days/14 Nights
Starting from $2998 AUD per person (including GST)
Improve your English AND experience Australian culture! This study tour for student groups combines mornings of English instruction with afternoons/weekends of adventure. An Aussie family homestay means your language skills are reinforced and you sample daily life in Australia. Open to class groups of 20 or more students.
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Australia – New Zealand

Australia – New Zealand

Aboriginal Culture Adventure Cairns & The Great Barrier Reef Ecosystems Environmental Studies Geography Sustainability The Best of Australia Tours
14 Days/13 Nights
Starting from $3994 AUD per person (including GST)
Combine volcanoes, craggy mountains, and bubbling geysers with the native Maori haka, fearless bungy jumpers and the Hobbiton film set, and you’ve got New Zealand in a nutshell. Then in Australia experience tropical waterfalls hidden in the rainforest, the azure waters of the Great Barrier Reef, and a classic cattle station in the Aussie outback.
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Australian Tropical Biology

Australian Tropical Biology

Aboriginal Culture Adventure Biology Cairns & The Great Barrier Reef Community Service Ecosystems Environmental Studies Geography Marine Science STEM Sustainability The Best of Australia Tours
13 Days/12 Nights
Starting from $3195 AUD per person (including GST)
Focusing on rainforest ecology and marine science, this course gives you access to some of the most bio-diverse and magnificent ecosystems on the planet. Under experts’ instruction, you learn to identify a host of plant and animal species, understand field techniques and sampling, and discover two UNESCO World Heritage areas.
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Best of Australia

Best of Australia

Aboriginal Culture Adventure Cairns & The Great Barrier Reef Environmental Studies Geography Sydney The Best of Australia Tours
10 Days/9 Nights
Starting from $2898 AUD per person (including GST)
Three enchanting destinations! Your trip includes Sydney's backstreets with our guide and the world-famous Opera House; sliding down sand dunes and feeding wild dolphins at Moreton Island and an outback, reef and rainforest experience in Cairns. Meet jackaroos on an outback farm, unique wildlife, and Aboriginal guides in their rainforest.
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Biology Camp – 5 Days

Biology Camp – 5 Days

Aboriginal Culture Biology Cairns & The Great Barrier Reef Community Service Ecosystems Environmental Studies Marine Science STEM Sustainability Tours
5 Days / 4 Nights
Starting from $1348 per person (including GST)
From the jungle-draped Wet Tropics to the sun-soaked Great Barrier Reef, this biology camp is designed to explore dynamic marine ecology as well as the terrestrial and human ecologies of this incredible region. Join us on a biology program taught by passionate educators who will inspire and ignite your students’ enthusiasm of the natural world.
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Biology Camp – 7 Days

Biology Camp – 7 Days

Aboriginal Culture Biology Cairns & The Great Barrier Reef Community Service Ecosystems Environmental Studies Marine Science STEM Sustainability Tours
7 Days/6 Nights
Starting from $1698 per person (including GST)
On this “camp”, students travel to and evaluate five different ecosystems: lowland tropical rainforest, dry sclerophyll forest, highland tropical rainforest, mangrove systems and coral reefs. On In these biodiverse places, students discover endemic and endangered species, perform field techniques biologists do, and meet with researchers and scientists who are making a difference in the world.
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Leadership Camp for Cairns Teens

Leadership Camp for Cairns Teens

featured Leadership Team Building
3 Days/2 Nights
Starting from $325 per person (including GST)
A student trip that focuses on developing leadership skills and teamwork! The exhilaration of navigating an urban challenge, learning to abseil, or snorkelling for the first time produces courage and confidence. And building a raft together, helping one another through an obstacle course or paddling as a team down whitewater rapids fosters a sense of teamwork and cooperation.
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Building Leaders

Building Leaders

Aboriginal Culture Adventure Cairns & The Great Barrier Reef Community Service Ecosystems Environmental Studies Leadership Sustainability Team Building Tours
5 Days/4 Nights
Starting from $1078 per person (including GST)
A student trip that focuses on developing leadership skills and teamwork! The exhilaration of navigating an urban challenge, learning to abseil, or snorkelling for the first time produces courage and confidence. And building a raft together, helping one another through an obstacle course or paddling as a team down whitewater rapids fosters a sense of teamwork and cooperation.
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Community Service & Sustainability

Community Service & Sustainability

Aboriginal Culture Cairns & The Great Barrier Reef Community Service Ecosystems Environmental Studies Leadership Marine Science Sustainability Tours
11 Days/10 Nights
Starting from $2296 AUD per person (including GST)
Sustainability is about helping the planet and its people. In Cairns, you participate in community service projects and witness sustainability in many forms: a bio-dynamic dairy farm, a self-sustaining aquaponics system, an Indigenous tourism business, a wildlife rescue centre and an “eco” sailboat to the reef. On this service learning trip you help protect the planet’s best biodiversity.
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Custom Tours

Custom Tours

Ecosystems
From 4 days to 40 days - you choose
Starting from Customised to your budget and educational goals
We design custom trips for the educational goals of each school. Trips can be tailored to your budget and academic outcomes. Choose from our list of activities based on your student group’s interest and curriculum requirements. Or simply mix and match activities from other trips you see on our website. Then we will put it all together in a custom excursion, create a risk assessment and plan out every aspect of your trip.
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Ecosystems at Risk: Coral Reefs

Ecosystems at Risk: Coral Reefs

Aboriginal Culture Biology Cairns & The Great Barrier Reef Ecosystems Environmental Studies Geography Marine Science Sustainability Tours
4 Days / 3 Nights
Starting from $878 per person (including GST)
For those with limited time, this is a perfect opportunity to explore the Great Barrier Reef in a compact excursion. Learn more about biophysical interactions, biotic and abiotic factors, and human and natural impacts on the reef with fun, dynamic activities. Students contribute to a global database after collecting in-water data on coral bleaching. Led by a knowledgeable marine scientist, this geography and biology focused trip is a teacher and student favourite.
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Ecosystems at Risk: Reef & Rainforest

Ecosystems at Risk: Reef & Rainforest

Aboriginal Culture Biology Cairns & The Great Barrier Reef Community Service Ecosystems Environmental Studies Geography Marine Science Sustainability Tours
6 Days/5 Nights
Starting from $1596 AUD per person (including GST)
North Queensland is blessed with two UNESCO World Heritage areas (Wet Tropics and Great Barrier Reef ) which boast the planet’s best biodiversity. On this excursion, you learn about traditional land management from Aboriginal guides in the Daintree Rainforest, and about contemporary land management from a marine biologist at the Great Barrier Reef.
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International Baccalaureate CAS Tour

International Baccalaureate CAS Tour

Aboriginal Culture Adventure Cairns & The Great Barrier Reef Community Service Ecosystems Environmental Studies Leadership Marine Science Sustainability Team Building Tours
8 Days/7 Nights
Starting from $2085 per person (including GST)
On this trip we honour students of International Baccalaureate’s Creativity, Activity and Service (CAS) program. To fulfill their commitment to being active, inventive and helpful to the community, IB students will find themselves engaged in a host of unique and character-building activities, such as creating art with an Aboriginal guide, monitoring coral bleaching at the reef and planting native trees.
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International Student Tropical Adventure

International Student Tropical Adventure

Ecosystems
6 Days/5 Nights
Starting from $1698 AUD per person (including GST) for fully supervised trip
Foreign high school students studying in Australia – here is your holiday! On this fully supervised tour you swim under waterfalls, meet the locals at an outback cattle station, throw boomerangs and learn about “bush tucker” from Aboriginal guides and snorkel the Great Barrier Reef. Hotel and outback farm stay, restaurant meals, and fun evening activities!
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Marine Studies & Biology

Marine Studies & Biology

Aboriginal Culture Adventure Biology Cairns & The Great Barrier Reef Community Service Ecosystems Environmental Studies Marine Science STEM Sustainability
4 Days/3 Nights
Starting from $889 per person (including GST)
A pilgrimage to the UNESCO World-Heritage Great Barrier Reef is perhaps the dream of every student studying marine science and biology. Staying on a tropical island lets you discover the abundance of marine life at the inner reef and collect data on reef health. A marine biologist introduces you to some of the planet’s greatest biodiversity, while presentations and field-based activities add depth to your marine science studies. This is one of our most popular trips.
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Outback, Reef & Rainforest

Outback, Reef & Rainforest

Aboriginal Culture Adventure Cairns & The Great Barrier Reef Community Service Environmental Studies The Best of Australia Tours
7 Days/6 Nights
Starting from $1680 AUD per person (including GST)
This educational adventure captures the scenic highlights of wild Australia: UNESCO World-Heritage rainforest, the rugged outback, and The Great Barrier Reef. Your naturalist guide introduces you to peculiar wildlife, rough-and-tumble local characters, and the dazzling landscapes that make this area so special. Authentic interactions with Aboriginal people also allow you to witness how indigenous traditions are integrated into the modern world.
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Sustainability Warriors

Sustainability Warriors

Aboriginal Culture Cairns & The Great Barrier Reef Community Service Ecosystems Environmental Studies Leadership Marine Science Sustainability Tours
5 Days/4 Nights
Starting from $1045 per person (including GST)
In Queensland’s far north, you discover how “sustainability” takes many forms. Hands-on activities include native tree planting, making “moon sick” bags for remote-area Aboriginal women, monitoring coral bleaching and an art project for the Great Barrier Reef and making crafts with the elderly–all projects that help people and the planet. At the same time, you also encounter edible and medicinal plants with an Aboriginal guide and learn the importance of mangroves.
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Sydney Art & Culture

Sydney Art & Culture

Aboriginal Culture Sydney Team Building Tours
5 Days/4 Nights
Starting from $1056 AUD per person (including GST)
This educational adventure captures all that is arty and amazing in Sydney: world-class museums and galleries, sublime performances by top actors and dancers, and the iconic buildings that host them all. Your knowledgeable Small World guide teaches your students about the city’s fine and performing arts, colonial history, flora, and iconic sites of the city, while also organising all the behind-the-scenes details leaving you free to enjoy your time with your students.
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Sydney Discovery

Sydney Discovery

Aboriginal Culture Adventure Sydney Tours
5 Days/4 Nights
Starting from $1395 AUD per person (including GST)
Join us for a look at one of the world’s great cities through the eyes of locals – both present and past – to fully appreciate its enchantment. Our friendly Small World Journeys guide will introduce you to locals’ hangouts, quirky shops, favourite viewpoints and buildings steeped in history. Whether its your first visit to Sydney or your fifth, you will find new things at which to marvel during this action-packed adventure.
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WEP International Student Trip

WEP International Student Trip

Aboriginal Culture Adventure Cairns & The Great Barrier Reef The Best of Australia
6 Days/5 Nights
Starting from $1936 AUD per student
International high school students studying in Australia with the WEP program: here’s your chance to see the best of the Land Down Under! Spend 6 days experiencing the outback, the rainforest and the incomparable Great Barrier Reef. You travel in the care of professional guides who are also your super fun supervisors. This is the absolute highlight for most WEP students’ stay in Australia.
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We Are the Oprah Winfrey of Tour Companies

The reason people like Oprah is she makes her guests feel good. And she listens. Our teachers tell us, like Oprah, we do the same. Our tours include accommodation, meals, transport and activities, but we think you and your students deserve more than just these basics. We throw in extra goodies like a regional field guide for each student, an adopted plot of rainforest for the group if you visit the Daintree, reusable cloth shopping bags and water bottles, snacks galore, and a donation in your group’s name to Reef Restoration Foundation.  Unlike Oprah, we don’t actually give away TV sets to every guest, but you will find on our tours you get the best value in the land.

Community Service
Projects

Students can give back
to the community with
special projects for
the reef, for the
elderly and for the
homeless.

Risk Assessments

Our effort goes into
making your trip as safe
as it possibly can be
while still making it fun.
Our safety record is superb-
ask us for references!

Aboriginal Perspectives
on Every Tour

Activities or talks
with Traditional
Owners are offered on
every trip. We think this
perspective is a crucial
element of learning and
of sustainability.

Student coral health slate data collection

Citizen Science
Projects

Collecting data on
and studying ecosystems at
risk are important
learning tools on
our trips.

Activities Found
Nowhere Else

We offer totally unique activities and talks
like our Sustainability Amazing Race,
Environmental Debates,
Cuisine & Culture with a refugee
and Impacts of Tourism Presentation.

Reef student field guide

Goodies!

We give your students
field guides, re-usable
water bottles, cloth
shopping bags and
donation certificates
to rainforest and reef
charities.

We do custom trips!

Still haven’t found exactly what you are looking for? All our tours are fully customisable and can be catered to suit your time-frame, student interests and budget. A geography excursion to the Great Barrier Reef? A biology excursion to the Daintree Rainforest? An Aboriginal culture excursion? Our educational trips in Queensland and New South Wales are hand-crafted for those who cannot find exactly what they want from the inflexible set itineraries of large tour operators.

If you are looking for a science trip, ecology trip, Aboriginal culture, or just a sample of the best of Australia – we can help.

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