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Students on the best school excursion

School excursions offer students the opportunity to learn beyond the confines of their classrooms.

Explore the best school excursions for 2024, offering students unique and enriching leaning experiences. From immersive science exhibits to historical landmarks and outdoor adventures, this list highlights excursions that blend education with fun.

Whether it be an educational, active or fun filled school excursion - We've done the searching for you and put together our list of the Best School Excursions for 2024 that offer your students unforgettable learning experiences and opportunities.

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Best School Excursions for 2024

Sydney and Surrounds

  • Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation our school excursions encourage the next generation of Australian scientists.
  • Australian Reptile Park fun, affordable and unforgettable school excursion programs - gain a better appreciation and understanding of the diversity and importance of Australia’s creatures.
  • Bonza Bike Tours a school excursion experience like no other!  Treat your students to a ride they will remember forever.
  • BridgeClimb & The Pylon Lookout and Museum scale an Australian icon and learn about the history of Sydney on your next school excursion.
  • Cables Wake Park school excursions featuring a huge range of exciting activities for students of all ages to enjoy.
  • Calmsley Hill a learning environment program focus on sustainability, water, waste, land and energy.
  • Cockatoo Island world heritage listed students will discover Australia’s colourful convict past.
  • Entermission Sydney - Virtual Reality Escape Rooms immerse students in the amazing virtual reality world.
  • Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park sometimes the best classroom is no classroom at all!  Featherdale Wildlife Park puts the fun into informative and hands on learning.
  • Holey Moley Golf Club Mini golf with a difference, our venues are home to some of the weirdest, wackiest holes around. Choose from 9 holes or 18, grab a putter, and let the good times roll on your next school excursion.
  • Illawarra Fly The Illawarra Fly Treetop Walk is an innovative way to explore and learn in an exciting environment, allowing the students to be outdoors among nature.
  • Kids Giving Back helps to create a spirit of service in your school and empowering students to become caring, socially-minded citizens. We offer schools across NSW, and beyond, purpose-led activities and holistic volunteering experiences for students.
  • Lessons Afloat offers an unique outdoor exciting and educational school excursion with a close-up look at the most interesting locations in our history and contemporary life.
  • Madame Tussauds Sydney fun and entertaining school excursions that your students will remember for a long time.
  • Museum of Fire a great place for school excursions to learn about all things to do with fire (e.g. bush fires) in a fun and interactive environment outside of the classroom.
  • Museum of Sydney - Sydney Living Museums discover the history of the first places of contact between colonists and Aboriginal people.
  • NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service has a wide range of school excursions, educational programs and experiences throughout NSW.
  • NSW Rail Museum our school excursions will let students gain insight into the way in which the railways changed lives.
  • SCG Experience our school excursions take students on a behind-the-scenes guided tour through the historic SCG.
  • School Excursions Australia combine knowledge and experience to assist teachers and team leaders to organise any and every aspect of your school or group excursion - groups of 20 or more.
  • SEA LIFE Sydney Aqarium Take your students beyond the classroom and dive into SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium!
  • Strike Bowling Sport is a vital part of any school curriculum - visit us for your next school excursions and we’ll bring the challenge, the exercise, and most importantly, the fun!
  • Sydney Learning Adventures educational school excursions including Aboriginal Studies, History and Geography.
  • Sydney Olympic Park our outdoor, field-based immersive experiences offer a range of education school excursions for both Primary and Secondary school students.
  • Sydney Tower Eye Sydney’s Highest Classroom! Bring lessons to life with a school excursion to Sydney Tower Eye.
  • Sydney Walks school excursion will take you and your students out of the classroom while learning about the First Fleet and British colonisation.
  • Sydney Zoo in Eastern Creek is the best location for your next school excursion, offering a range of curriculum-based workshops, hands-on experiences and incursions. 
  • Taronga Zoo school excursions allow students to experience the wonders of science and nature during practical curriculum led workshops.
  • The Rocks Walking Tours offers educational school excursion tours of The Rocks area of Sydney.  Our fully trained guides conduct our tours in a stimulating and safe environment.
  • The Rocks Walking Tours historical guided walking tour school excursions for primary and secondary school groups.
  • WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo Let your students experience the animals and ecosystems of Australia.
  • Zone Bowling looking for a school excursion that's fun, high on laughs and low on organising, head to ZONE BOWLING for stress-free entertainment to make your students happy!

Country NSW

  • Parkes Region - Henry Parkes Centre the Parkes region offers a wide range of educational school excursion experiences with strong educational themes that align with the school curriculums.  
  • Old Dubbo Gaol your students will step into the 19th Century penal system on their school excursion and experience a day in the life of a prisoner, encounter the conditions and seasonal impacts any time of year. 
  • Royal Flying Doctor Service Visitor Experience Dubbo Looking to enrich your school excursion? At the Dubbo Royal Flying Doctor Service Visitor Experience your students will be immersed in this iconic part of Australian history and culture.
  • Taronga Western Plains Zoo school excursions that will connect your students with nature and wildlife and will create lasting and meaningful memories.
  • Western Plains Cultural Centre a school excursion that will captivate your students in our contemporary art gallery, challenge their interpretations across a variety of visual art exhibitions or see local stories and depictions of an era gone by.
  • Wellington Caves students can unearth and study fossils from a million years ago within the Discovery Lab and step below the surface with our tour guides and see the beauty of an underground landscape. 

Snowy Mountains

  • Selwyn Snow Resort is not only the place to be 2023 - it is also the most affordable ski resort in NSW and perfect for school groups! 
  • Snowy Hydro Discovery Centre offering a unique educational experience - with a range of topics.  We can tailor effective and engaging school excursion education packages for your school.

Hunter

  • Hunter Valley Zoo a fun and educational day out of the classroom.  Students can learn all about our native and exotic wildlife in a fun and memorable environment.

North Coast

  • Moonshadow TQC Cruises offers students of all ages an opportunity to experience a unique, informative, professional and syllabus based educational learning environment on the beautiful Port Stephens Waterways. 

South Coast 

  • Mogo Wildlife Park is located in the picturesque historic gold mining village of Mogo, 10 kilometres south of Batemans Bay. Providing world standard facilities for over 200 animals.

Melbourne and Surrounds

  • ACMI school excursions at ACMI offer incredible learning opportunities and the chance to investigate Australian creativity and innovation.
  • Adventure Park school excusions where your students will ride the world's coolest action rides - getting wetter than ever.
  • Apsis VR Melbourne school excursions where education meets adventure! Students enter a world of limitless possibilities with our immersive experience, team-base puzzle solving and captivating story-driven adventures.
  • Archie Brother Cirque Electriq Let Archie Brothers be your go-to for your next school excursion - you bring the students, and we’ll bring the challenge, the exercise, and most importantly, the fun!
  • Auscarts Indoor Racing give your students a huge adrenaline rush on their next school excursion!
  • Bendigo Heritage Attractions - Bendigo offers an array of educational experiences only two hours from Melbourne.
  • Bounce is a place that creates and celebrates joy, fun and self-powered adrenaline.  A school excursion at BOUNCE brings out the best in your students by offering a safe, inclusive and thrilling space to unleash their free spirit.
  • Budj Bim Cultural Landscape Tourism - Our Aboriginal cultural experience operates from our state-of-the-art Tae Rak Aquaculture Centre situated on the shores of Lake Condah offering a range of education programs and school excursions.
  • Bushrangers Survival get your students out of the classroom and into the great outdoors on your next school excursion where they will learn vital skills in a fun, dynamic manner.
  • Enchanted Adventure - Home of Tree Surfing make the most of the outdoors and natures classroom on your school excursion with activity options for secondary, primary, and early childhood school groups. 
  • Entermission Melbourne school excursions at Entermission offer students the opportunity to have a blast being immersed in amazing virtual reality worlds
  • Funfields - Let your students experience the ultimate school excursion we know exactly what is required to give students hours of entertainment in a safe, fun-filled environment.
  • GoClimb - Structured school excursions designed for maximum fun and confidence building.
  • Gravity Zone the ideal all-weather destination for school excursions - a day of team building experience! 
  • Gunnamatta Trail Rides school excursions provide incredible horse riding school excursions - all programs are delivered in a fun, safe and positive environment.
  • Hijinx Hotel Keep your students entertained on their next school excursion with the newest immersive interactive game experience in Australia! 
  • IMAGINATOR offers a new type of school excursion.  Located in the centre of Melbourne where a new type of immersive play, imagination and technology come together to create a stunning audio-visual play experience from the future.
  • LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Melbourne offers hands-on school excursions and school activities that help to reinforce concepts in science, mathematics, language, arts and more.
  • Luna Park Melbourne Melbourne’s ultimate destination for your fun filled school excursion.
  • Melbourne Skydeck our education programs let your students explore and learn about the ever-expanding city of Melbourne.
  • METEC Driving Training - thousands of students annually receive a real driving experience in a dual control vehicle - helping us move closer toward our goal of "Towards Zero" meaning zero road deaths in Australia.
  • Puffing Billy Railway - on your next school excursion experience the magic of a day at Puffing Billy Railway. Start your journey at Lakeside Station, located in the beautiful Emerald Lake Park.
  • RampFest - fun action sport school excursions that cater to all levels of skill for BMX, Scooter and Skating at our world class indoor skate park.  
  • Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria take your students on an immersive adventure into nature with Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria on their next school excursion!
  • Science Gallery Melbourne igniting a passion in young people to explore the world differently by bringing science, art, technology and design together.  Students are invited to engage with innovative and curriculum-linked STEAM learning experiences.
  • SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium get up close and personal with our sea creatures - an unforgettable school excursion.
  • School Excursions Australia combine knowledge and experience to assist teachers and team leaders to organise any and every aspect of your school or group excursion - groups of 20 or more.
  • SK8House School excursions at SK8HOUSE - Skating is a fun activity that assists with refining motor skills and is a fabulous cardio workout.
  • Sporting Capital Tours fun, educational school excursions that combine culture, history and physical activity for both primary and secondary school students.
  • The Escape Hunt Experience Melbourne are your students ready to step into the game escape room?
  • THE LUME Melbourne Traditions of tiptoeing with your students through intimidating silent galleries and viewing paintings from afar on school excursions are forgotten as students find themselves interacting with art in ways they never imagined.  
  • The SoundLab - Lil’ Rockstar our Lil’ Rockstar School Excursion Program is training the next generation of Rockstars!
  • Timezone Melbourne offers fun filled school excursions with a wide range of the latest state-of-the-art arcade games as well as firm favourites.
  • URBNSURF School Excursions at URBNSUF - With surf lesson programs tailored for all ages and abilities.
  • Viri VR strives to provide students with the most immersive Virtual Reality experience in Melbourne.
  • Wyncity the perfect location for your next school excursion with loads of fun and activities including laser tag, bowling and much more.
  • Zone Bowling looking for a school excursion that's fun, high on laughs and low on organising, head to ZONE BOWLING for stress-free entertainment to make your students happy!

Regional Victoria

  • Eureka Centre encourages young people to engage with Australia’s colonial history through Eureka Education by exploring the cultural impact of the gold rush.
  • Port of Echuca Discovery Centre school excursions that will transport your students back in time to the 1860’s where they will learn about Echuca Moama’s origin story.

Brisbane and Surrounds

  • Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha  get your students outside with a lessons, workshops and activities at the Botanic Gardens.
  • Bushwacker Ecotours offers day school excursions with lots of activities a great way to experience Queenslands natural wonders.
  • Holey Moley Gold Club Let Holey Moley be your go-to for your next school excursion - home to some of the weirdest, wackiest holes around.
  • Museum of Brisbane the keeper of our city’s stories and history. Our school excursions encourage the next generation of curious and creative thinkers.
  • Riverlife looking for fun, educational and challenging activities?  Head to Brisbane’s Best Outdoor Day Excursions centre - providing exciting school group programs and day excursion packages.
  • Sealink QLD North Stradbroke Island the perfect location for students to gain an understanding of Aboriginal culture, the island’s rich cultural history and environmental factors through hands-on educational programs.
  • Strike Bowling Sports days, PE classes, school excursions? bring your vision of fun to life - for your students.
  • Tamborine Rainforest Skywalk This exciting Eco-Adventure offers guests a unique and thrilling way to explore the beautiful rainforest canopies. 
  • The Escape Hunt Experience Brisbane offers the most unique and exhilarating school excursions a real, life interactive escape game.
  • Walkabout Creek Adventures school excursion programs are a great alternative to traditional overnight camps.
  • Wheel of Brisbane take your students and classroom to the sky on your next school excursion.
  • Zone Bowling looking for a school excursion that's fun, high on laughs and low on organising, head to ZONE BOWLING for stress-free entertainment to make your students happy!

Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast

  • Apex Camps gives your students the feeling of a school camp type experience and thrilling adventures, without the need to stay over.
  • Archie Brothers Cirque Electriq Ain’t no Cirque like an Electriq Cirque! With arcade games galore to be enjoyed on your next school excursion.
  • Australian Outback Spectacular discover the heart and soul of the Aussie outback - saddle up for a captivating journey!
  • Holoverse offers a school excursion experience like no other!  With advanced hologram technology students are immersed in a wide range of different environments.
  • Tamborine Rainforest Skywalk explore the beautiful rainforest canopies and array of Australian rainforest flora and fauna on your next school excursion.
  • The Escape Hunt Experience Gold Coast students solve challenges and riddles to "Escape the Room" on this unique and fun school excursion.
  • Paradise Country where students participate in a variety of activities to learn about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture and wildlife.
  • School Excursion Tours - School Excursion Tours is a tour company designed specifically to help teachers and schools plan great excursions.
  • SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast SEA-it-yourself school excursion provides students with a window to the aquatic world.
  • Sea World’s exciting school excursions immerse students into a world of discovery learning about the environment and animal welfare.
  • Spirit of Gold Coast Whale Watching with a Marine Biologist on board our school excursions are focused on education and the marine environment.
  • Warner Bros. Movie World learn about the the vast opportunities the exciting and diverse tourism industry provides!
  • Wet ‘n’ Wild Gold Coast students will splash, swim and slide into another world - the perfect fun filled school excursion.

Great Barrier Reef

  • Lady Musgrave Experience your students can swim with the turtles on their next school excursion with Lady Musgrave Experience - experience the jewel of the Southern Great Barrier Reef.

Central / Outback QLD 

  • Outback Pioneers in Longreach offers students an authentic outback pioneer school excursion experience as they live this truly iconic part of Australia’s story.

Adelaide and Surrounds

  • Adelaide Symphony Orchestra fun school excursion learning programs for students from K – Year 7 designed to inspire and enrich your students' educational journey.
  • AFL Max Our fun school excursions offer two hours of fun at AFL Max! Students will get to experience all the activity zones that AFL Max has to offer.
  • Australian Wildlife Conservancy - A school excursion education program with a difference – your students can help save Australia’s endangered wildlife.
  • Escape Hunt Adelaide A unique and exhilarating real, life interactive escape game. Can your students "Escape the room”?
  • Living Kaurna Cultural Centre a special place for your students to learn about the real Australia.
  • Over The Edge Melrose mountain biking lessons and school excursions that are integrated into the Australian Curriculum competencies for HP&E for Years 5—10.
  • Mega Fast Karts and Laser Skirmsh Adelaide’s ultimate indoor Go Karting and Entertainment Venue for school excursions.
  • Narnu Farm multi award winning Narnu Farm has been operating popular school camps and school excursions for well over 30 years.
  • Spirit of the Coorong experience ‘Storm Boy Country’ aboard our vessels into the wondrous Coorong National Park on a tailored school excursion for your students.
  • Surf & Sun Beyond The Classroom we believe every student should develop life skills through outdoor experiences.
  • TreeClimb come and climb to new heights - educational and fun school excursions.
  • The Beachouse the perfect destination for a fun school excursion with a range of attractions, we have something for everyone! 
  • The Big Duck Boat Tours - bring your students aboard our vessel and explore this rugged coastline and rocky outcrops on your next school excursion.
  • The Popeye take your students on a state heritage icon on their next school excursion.
  • Venture It’s not just about personal challenge - it’s about how to work with others. School excursions that teach lifelong skills.

Perth and Surrounds

  • Adventure World a unique Water/Theme Park - perfect for school excursions. With the most exciting and thrilling action for kids in Perth.
  • Fremantle Prison offers a range of fun school excursions and educational tours, keeping your students interested whilst learning.
  • Foothills Sustainability Centre our educational and fun school excursions include elements of sustainability, biodiversity, recycling and the environment.
  • Gravity Discovery Centre and Observatory is a premier science facility in WA offering school excursions and educational programs.
  • Holey Moley Golf Club we have something for everyone - you bring the students, and we’ll bring the challenge, the exercise, and most importantly, the fun on your next school excurion.
  • Mega Fast Karts Wanneroo and Cockburn - providing the ultimate school excursion and day / night Go-Karting experience.
  • Perth's Outback Splash treat your students to a seriously fun school excursion!  We have everything teachers need for a value for money and easy to organise school excursion.
  • Outdoor Laser Tag school excursions - Loads of fun, a perfect team building activity and a fantastic outdoor based learning experience.
  • Strike Bowling we know that sport is an important part of any school curriculum - you bring the students, and we’ll bring the challenge, the exercise, and the fun!
  • The Climb Zone - Perth's best adventure school excursion destination.  Customise a school excursion adventure package to suit every activity level, physical ability or appetite for adrenaline.
  • The Escape Hunt Experience a unique and exhilarating real, life interactive escape game. Can your students "Escape the room” on their next school excurison?
  • The Orchard Perth offers fun-packed curriculum linked school excursions for all school and pre-school ages.
  • The Perth Mint educational school excursions for all age groups - epand the knowledge of your students with many links to the national curriculum framework.
  • Wanneroo Botanic Gardens Mini Golf get outside and get the kids excited on your next school excursion...not your average mini golf!
  • Whiteman Park school excursions allow your students to harness the power of learning without a classroom.

South West WA

  • Manjimup Heritage Park offers a variety of school resources that assist teachers in reaching their curriculum needs while making school excursion activities fun and exciting for students. 
  • Valley of the Giants Tree Top Walk let your students explore and learn in this internationally recognised nature-based attraction located between Denmark and Walpole in the Walpole-Nornalup National Park and in the heart of the Walpole Wilderness.

Canberra and Surrounds

Hobart and Tasmania

  • Beaconsfield Mine and Heritage Centre (Launceston/Tamar Vlly) offers interesting and educational school excursions to students of all ages.
  • Cascades Female Factory (Hobart) We welcome teachers and students to one of Australia’s most significant female convict sites. Cascades Female Factory is a small and very special site.
  • Port Arthur Historic Site (Hobart/The Southeast) school excursions at the Port Arthur Historic Sites have been designed to align with the Australian Curriculum.
  • Treetops Adventure (Launceston/Tamar Vlly).  An exhilarating experience whether you’re finding a school excursions activity for primary, secondary, TAFE or Uni students!
  • Zoodoo Zoo - (Hobart) your students can feed a lion on this unique, fun and educational school excursion that offers hands-on opportunities.

Darwin, Alice Spring and the Northern Territory

  • Alice Spring Desert Park a dymanic school excursion where students will learn that the country around them is alive, ancient and exciting.
  • Alice Springs Reptile Centre houses the largest reptile display in Central Australia and offers students an interactive hands on fun school excursion.
  • Alice Springs School of the Air Visitor Centre welcome to "The World's Largest Classroom" offering inspiring and enlightening insights to a uniquely Australian school.
  • Alice Springs Telegraph Station school excursions tells the story of the connection of  Australia to the rest of the world through Telegraph Communication in 1871.
  • Charlottes Web - Darwin Chocolate Factory Fun school excursions at Charlotte's Web - Darwin Chocolate Factory. Our special school and children’s tours and activities are made for smiles!
  • Crocosaurus Cove start your school excursion with a meet and greet with our animal handlers and meet our cute baby crocodile Fluffy, and his friends (a snake and/or lizard). 
  • Darwin Waterfront learn about eco-friendly and sustainable precinct management, applying new and innovative technology in the heart of Darwin
  • Kakadu Tourism school excursions at Kakadu - 65,000 years of unique cultural and enviromental learning.  Offering a wide variety of accommodation and excursions and for ages and group sizes.
  • NT Education Adventures sharing fun & educational adventures within this incredible destination with students and teachers.
  • NT Learning Adventures  our tour operators, educational centres and accommodation properties catering towards the education market and school excursions in the NT will help you create the perfect school excursion for your students.
  • Pyndan Camel Tracks Alice Springs amazing and memorable school excursions tailor-made tours to suit your group. Ride times can vary from 10 minutes to 1 hour.
  • The Royal Flying Doctor Service Alice Springs Tourist Facility bringing history to life through technology providing an amazing school excursion for students of all ages.
  • The Royal Flying Doctor Service Darwin Tourist Facility reliving the Bombing of Darwin Harbour students will see, experience and learn through the wonder of technology.
  • The Territory Wildlife Park we have a range of outdoor venues and exhibits that can be used as living classrooms, where students can immerse themselves in real habitats interacting with living creatures.
  • Women's Museum of Australia offering guided tours and hands on educational activities to student of all ages.

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