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    Westcoast Connection: Australia

    Westcoast Connection: Australia


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Destination: Australia
    • Provided By: Independent Provider
    • Session Start: June, July
    • Session Length: Four Weeks, Three Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Travel/Cultural Immersion
    • Sub-Categories: Animals/Nature, Scuba Diving, Hiking, Water Sports, Whitewater Rafting, Multi-Sports
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
    • Minimum Cost: > $7,000+
    • Credit Awarded: No
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    This tour offers off-the-charts fun in one student trip to Australia. Included is a visit to the world’s largest sand bar on Fraser Island, take a once-in-a-lifetime journey diving and snorkeling the Great Barrier Reef, visit the Crocodile Hunter’s Australia Zoo and their koalas, kangaroos and wallabies, and enjoy a private tour of the Sydney Opera House. Each day is better than the last on this fantastic high school adventure.

    Program Highlights:

    • Pet kangaroos and koalas at the Crocodile Hunter’s Australia Zoo.
    • SCUBA and snorkel the Great Barrier Reef.
    • Climb to the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge.
    • Surf Bondi Beach and the famous Gold Coast.
    • Journey to the rainforest and swim under waterfalls.
    • Jet boat through the amazing Sydney Harbour.
    • Experience the thrill of rafting the ‘Mighty Tully’ River.
    • Get up close to the Sydney Opera House with a guided tour.

    Cost and Session Information

    June 27 - July 18

    July 1 - July 22