Melbourne to Adelaide – Education Focus
The tour includes educational as well as sightseeing components throughout South Australia and Victoria. The tour will include several world famous sites and attractions including the wonders of the Great Ocean Road and the majestic Blue Lake and Naracoorte Caves. You will explore the city, hills, beaches and pristine natural environments of Victoria and South Australia whilst being immersed in educational environments.
With education being the major focus of this tour, you will spend 5 days in a classroom environment being taught by an Australian teacher.
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Vacation Style Holiday Type
Activity Level Fairly Easy
Group Size Large Group
During your tour you will visit several universities, in both Melbourne and Adelaide, where you will be taken on a tour of the facilities and hear about future study options available at the universities.
Apart from the world famous sites, you will get to participate in several outdoor adventure activities and environmental education. Environmental sustainability as well as Indigenous history is a significant component of the tour and you will be actively involved in your learning of these subjects.
Nature based education is extremely important within Australia and you will be physically involved in helping with the sustainability of the natural environment. Several of the skills that you will learn throughout the tour will be able to be taken with you back home to China.
The majority of the program will be conducted in English which will allow you to practice your speaking skills to further improve your linguistic abilities. This will be extremely evident during your classroom immersion lessons where you will be taught several different subjects including English, Maths and Science.
Each night our guides will conduct a debrief with the participants to discuss the days activities in order to make your tour as enjoyable as possible.
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- Qualified Instructors required for each part of the program.
- Tour guides to accompany the group from arrival to departure
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- 24 Hour Emergency Contact System.
- All transportation to and from accommodation to activity sites and return
- Flights for all the participants and chaperones.
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- Additional chaperone expenses.
- Evacuation expenses
Arrival and University Tour
Arrive in Melbourne – travel to accommodation followed by a guided tour of a top Melbourne university. Enjoy dinner in Melbourne’s famous Chinatown where you will get to know your guides and peers
Sightseeing and University Tour
Visit another top university before experiencing some of Melbourne’s famous city sights including the Eureka tower and Federation Square
Open Range Zoo and Great Ocean Road
Visit an open range zoo for a safari experience before departing Melbourne & then enjoy the famous sights along the Great Ocean Road. You will spend the night along the great ocean road in the beautiful town of Apollo Bay
Blue Lake and the South East
Continue along the Great Ocean Road before entering South Australia where you will visit the unique Blue Lake and the heritage listed Naracoorte Caves
Cave Tour and History
Spend the morning enjoying an educational caves tour where you will learn about the creation and history of the area before continuing the drive to Adelaide
School Visit and Environmental Education
Spend a morning learning English at an Adelaide School followed by an afternoon of environmental education out in the field. You will receive a certificate to acknowledge your environmental sustainability learning
Visit a local university in the morning before learning about Indigenous Australian History at a city cultural centre. In the afternoon you will head to the Adelaide Hills for a night of tent camping and activities
A day of exciting activities in the Adelaide Hills including Climbing, a Zip-Line and Giant Swing
Spend the day kayaking among shipwrecks and dolphins near Adelaide where you will be able to gain you Basic Skills Kayaking certificate from Australian Canoeing
Your final day will be spent visiting the famous sites of Adelaide which include Glenelg Beach, the Central Markets and Chinatown. After Chinatown we will head to the airport where you will say your goodbyes before returning to China
Throughout the journey you will be staying in a variety of accommodation types which include hotels, dormitories and youth hostels. The accommodations will vary from twin share to group rooms with individual and shared bathrooms.