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School Excursions Australia


Unlock a world of educational adventure in Cairns – the home of the Great Barrier Reef, Daintree Rainforest, and Mossman Gorge.

Enjoy unparalleled learning opportunities, from marine biology to indigenous culture, with a reef expedition that immerses students in the breathtaking underwater realm while gaining an understanding of reef conservation. Visit the Cairns Museum, Cairns Aquarium, and Cairns Art Gallery, and explore the intricate ecosystem of the tropical rainforest at the Rainforestation Nature Park. Discover Aboriginal traditions, customs, and bush tucker, and embark on a truly unique adventure aboard an amphibious World War II Army duck.

With Away We Go Tours, your school excursion to Cairns will be an unforgettable fusion of education and fun, crafted to perfectly meet your curriculum needs and create lasting educational memories.

Multi Destinations:

3-10 Day Cairns / Mossman Gorge and Daintree Forest Exploration

3-10 Day Cairns / Reef and Marine Science Adventure

Curriculum Focused Excursions in Cairns

Key Attractions

  • Reef Education Experiences
  • Outer reef Platform experiences
  • Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures
  • Mossman Gorge
  • Daintree Discovery
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Heritage Railway
  • Rainforest Station
  • Cairns Aquarium
  • Cairns Museum
  • Kuranda
  • Atherton Tablelands

Learning Areas

  • Processing and Analysing Data and Information
  • History – First Contacts
    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
  • Histories & Culture
    Australia as a Nation (WWII)
  • Analysis and Use of sources
  • Community & Remembrance

Key Attractions

  • Reef Education Experiences
  • Outer reef Platform experiences
  • Green island / Fitzroy Island – living classrooms
  • Mossman Gorge
  • Daintree Discovery

Learning Areas

  • Importance of environments
  • Preserving and restoring unique environments
  • Marine environments 
  • Site stewardship initiatives
  • Reef resilience, restoration and research

Key Attractions

  • Reef Education Experiences
  • Outer Reef Platform experiences
  • Green island / Fitzroy Island – living classrooms
  • Green Island Cultural Tours
  • Mossman Gorge
  • Daintree Discovery
  • James Cook University

Learning Areas

  • Critical and creative thinking
  • Literacy Questioning Researching & Analysing
  • Science enquiry skills
  • Science as a Human Endeavour
  • Eco systems, interactions and adaptations
  • Physical conditions of environments
  • Biology and Marine Science
  • Reef ecosystems and processes
  • Coral Cay Island ecology
  • Geography – the environment
  •  Earth & Science Spaces – Water in the world

Bookings Are Open Now for 2024 and 2025
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