5 Day Canberra Tour

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Canberra ACT 2601, Australia Canberra

Canberra, Australia’s National Capital is the home of the Australian story, and the range of national cultural institutions and attractions providing education programs that can immerse students in hands on learning in the areas of civics and citizenship, science, history, geography, culture and art.

This itinerary is designed as a complement to classroom learning using a range of educational techniques along with interactive displays, hands-on activities and role plays.

Destination:         Canberra

Tour Highlights:

  • Geoscience Australia Education Centre
  • Australian Institute of Sports
  • CSIRO Discovery Centre
  • Australian War Memorial
  • The Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House
  • National Electoral Education Centre
  • Parliament House Program
  • Royal Australian Mint
  • Questacon

Included:

  • Accommodation throughout the itinerary
  • Private coach transfers as per the itinerary
  • All entrances as per the itinerary
  • Daily breakfasts included and other meals as per the itinerary
  • 24/7 support while on tour
  • Return flights

Terms & Conditions:

Please be advised that this is an ‘example’ of a schedule and that the activities and hotels shown may be variable dependent upon dates, weather, special requests and other factors. Itineraries will be confirmed prior to travel.

Day 1 – Arrive in Canberra

Visit Geoscience Australia Education Centre – Students can learn about all things geoscience in line with their year’s national curriculum. With students able to make their mark to the centre by adding a layer to the ‘visitor book’ sediment columns and recording an earthquake using the in-house seismograph.

Overnight in Canberra

Day 2

Australian Institute of Sports (AIS) –Embark on a guided 90-minutes AIS tour.

In the afternoon visit CSIRO Discovery Centre – Offering an interactive journey through CSIRO and Australian science history, with ability to tailor the 90-minute program to the particular age bracket of the group.

Overnight in Canberra

Day 3

In the morning visit the Australian War Memorial.  Participate in one of the facilitated programs, with options to focus on: ANZAC legacy, Australians and the World Wars and more.

In the afternoon visit The Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House – a living museum of social and political history. With programs available focusing on various components of the development and practice of democracy and more

Later in the afternoon visit the National Electoral Education Centre – Using experiential learning to engage and inform upon the processes of democracy. With hands on activities including participating in a simulated election to see the direct results an election.

Overnight in Canberra

Day 4

This morning you will participate in the Parliament House Program. The role-play, providing students a hands-on experience of how our Parliament works. Exploring the functions, purpose, processes and value of Australia’s democratic system.

In the afternoon visit the Royal Australian Mint– With a guided tour of the mint students are able to discover various interesting facts about the history of coins in Australia, along with how they are designed and the factory process.

Overnight in Canberra

Day 5

Today you will visit Questacon. With over 200 hands-on exhibits in interactive galleries. With all exhibits promoting science and technology concepts. There is also live Spectacular Science Show, this self-guided experience encourages students to discover the smarter way to have fun!

Depart Canberra for home

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