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Phone:  0409 385 083      

Email:  info@edts.com.au  

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SCHOOL TOURS TO CANBERRA

Educational Tours tailor-made for your next school trip to Canberra, our Nation’s Capital.

Whether your focus is on STEM, Civics and Citizenship, Arts or History, EDTS will work with you every step of the way to ensure that your tour is packed full of learning opportunities, educational content as well as some fun!

A Sample itinerary for a 5 Day tour includes:

Day 1:      Travel to Canberra.

 

Day 2:      Visit the National Capital Exhibition, High Court of Australia, National Museum of Australia and Electoral Education Centre.

 

Day 3:      Parliament House (including PEO session, guided tour and hospitality), Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House and the Australian War Memorial. Night visit to Telstra Tower.

                 

Day 4:      Questacon - National Science and Technology Centre, Ian Potter Centre, and Australian Institute of Sport.

Day 5:      Travel back to school.

Optional Extra activities can include:

* CSIRO

* National Gallery

* Canberra Deep Space Communications Complex

* Lake Cruise

* Government House

* Geoscience Australia

* Diplomatic Embassies

* National Portrait Gallery

* National Library

* Royal Australian Mint

* National Dinosaur Museum 

* Mt Stromlo Observatory

* Rockclimbing

* Mini Golf

* Cockington Green 

* National Film & Sound Archive

CENTRAL AUSTRALIA/NT

Let us take you on a tailor-made tour of the Northern Territory, with expert advice from those that travel the Territory. 

With so many educational opportunities to offer, from Aboriginal culture and Immersion programs, to History and Geography, as well as spectacular scenery, the Northern Territory is the ideal destination for learning beyond the classroom. 

A sample itinerary for a 12 day tour includes:

Day 1:        Depart school and head to Renmark. Overnight camp.

 

Day 2:       Travel Renmark to Wilpena Pound and set up for two nights camp. 

 

Day 3:       Spend the day exploring the Flinders Ranges National Park and its scenic walking tracks.

 

Day 4:       Depart Flinders Ranges and travel via Port Augusta and Glendambo to Cadney Park.

 

Day 5:       Continue north to Alice Springs, the iconic outback town, rich in history and culture. Two nights camp.

 

Day 6:       Visit Alice Springs Desert Park, Simpsons Gap, the Alice Springs Reptile Park and School of the Air.  View the sunset over Anzac Hill.

   

Day 7:        Depart the Alice and enjoy a camel ride.  Head to Watarrka National Park to set up for one nights camp.

Day 8:        Early morning walk of Watarrka National Park including the Garden of Eden & the Lost City.  Afternoon travel to Uluru – Kata Tjuta National Park for two nights camp.   Evening visit to Sunset Strip.

Day 9:        Visit to Uluru – Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, explore the base of Uluru & view caves and rock paintings.  Also explore Kata Tjuta.

Day 10:     Travel to the historic town of Coober Pedy, home of the Opal.  On arrival, enjoy a town tour and a visit to an underground home and mine. 

Day 11:      Continue south to Adelaide, the city of Churches, for our final night together.

Day 12:      Travel back to school with fantastic memories to share

Optional Extra activities can include:

* Immersion Program 

* Earth Sanctuary World Nature Centre 

* Royal Flying Doctor Base 

* Dreamtime & Bushtucker tour 

* Guided Aboriginal walks

* Travel to Darwin including Daly Waters, Nitmiluk,

Kakadu National Park, and Litchfield National Park

* Telegraph Station 

* Standley Chasm

TASMANIA

Tasmania is the perfect destination for any educational tour as it has so many highlights.  From exploring our convict history at Port Arthur, to discovery amazing landscapes of its National Parks, to seeing old and new art at MONA, Tasmania has all the educational aspects as well as plenty of fun.

A Sample itinerary for a 5 Day tour includes:

Day 1:      Overnight travel on the Spirit of Tasmania

Day 2:     Arrive Devonport and travel to Launceston to visit Cataract Gorge.  Head south via Ross for your overnight stay in Port Arthur. Enjoy a ghost tour at the Port Arthur Historic Site.

Day 3:     Learn about our convict history with a walking tour & harbour cruise at the Historic Site. Travel to Hobart for a city sights tour including a drive up Mt Wellington. Two night stay.

           

Day 4:     Head to Hastings Caves for a tour & a swim in the thermal pools. This is followed by a trip to Tahune to enjoy an exhilarating walk through the treetops.  Back to Hobart.

Day 5:      Visit Mt Field National Park for a walk to Russell Falls. Head to the airport for your flight back home.

Optional Extra activities can include:

* Isle of the Dead Landing cruise at Port Arthur Historic Site

* Seahorse World

* Huon Jet Boats

* Cataract Gorge Chairlift rides

* Freycinet National Park

* Mole Creek Caves

* Cradle Mountain 

* Disco river cruise

* Gordon River Cruise

* MONA

* Hollybanks Treetops 

* Zoo Doo Wildlife Park 

* Coal River Farm

 

OTHER DESTINATIONS

If there is somewhere else you would like to travel such as Queensland, Adelaide, Victoria, or Sydney, please give us a call as our Driver/Guides are experienced in all Australian destinations and would be happy to discuss any travel arrangements.