Alice Springs school of the Air

Alice Springs School of the Air allows visitors to step into our 1.3 million square kilometre classroom, arguably the world’s largest and view a teacher and students learning as they do on a daily basis.  The visitor experience includes a film and guide presentation providing a narrative about the distinctive history which dates back to 1951.  Also shared are stories about our student’s outback lifestyle… an inspiring insight to a uniquely Australian school. Discover the innovative techniques making it possible for children living in remote Central Australia to participate in school classes without having to travel vast distances.

assoa.nt.edu.au

PH: 08 8951 6834

E: visitorcentre@assoa.nt.edu.au

 

Alice Springs Desert Park

Connect with nature and see the desert come alive at Alice Springs Desert Park! Experience the spirit of a living culture; explore a vibrant botanic wonderland and get up close with outback animals and characters that epitomise the fun and adventurous spirit of the Red Centre. Students will be immersed in a range of experiences including science, flora and fauna, geography and ecosystems with a choice of self-guided, guided programs, night spotlighting tours and school camps. Leave the Desert Park inspired with new stories, skills and some of the secrets of the desert.

 

alicespringsdesertpark.com.au

PH: 08 8951 8788

E: asdp@nt.gov.au

 

Royal Flying Doctors Service Alice Springs

See, experience and learn through the wonder of technology as this facility brings history to life.

John Flynn the life size hologram - A truly amazing experience!

Step inside a replica RFDS aircraft and feel what it is like to be a patient at 15,000 feet. Meet Alf Traeger and Nurse Kathy who answer selected questions from a touch panel. See the original communications room, the pedal radio invented by Alf Traeger and used by people of the outback and touchscreen portals allow the visitor to learn about the history and the activities of the RFDS pilots, engineers, doctors and nurses. 

 

Rfdsalicesprings.com.au

PH: 08 8952 1129

reservations@flyingdoctor.net

 

Hamilton Downs

The Hamilton Down Youth Camp is located just 1.15hr drive from Alice Springs nestled on the bank of the usually dry Jay Creek at the foothills of the picturesque Chewing Range. It’s the perfect location to host your school group with a variety of facilities available and activities working in with the National Curriculum to assist teachers with educational activities during their camp.

The Camp allows teachers to take their students from the class room to the great outdoors for a day trip or extended stay with a variety of outdoor and environmental programs aim to expand student’s knowledge, understanding and interaction with Central Australia.

 

hamiltondownsyouthcamp.org.au/

PH: 08 89523980

hdyc@bigpond.com

 

Kings Creek Station

Situated at the foot of the beautiful George Gill Range, just 35km to King’s Canyon in Australia’s Northern Territory, Kings Creek Station is
not just another tourist destination; it’s a truly unique, 2000-square-kilometre slice of the real Australian Outback. Owned and operated by locals, brimming with true outback hospitality, King’s Creek Station is where your outback adventure begins.....

Set up camp in our tranquil campground or check-in to one of our Safari Cabins. Just a short drive away is Kings Canyon, where you can enjoy
a leisurely base walk, or tackle the spectacular rim walk through the Lost City to the Garden of Eden. On your return, cool down by the pool or take a stroll to the George Gill Lookout for magnificent views of the range.

Kingscreekstation.com.au

PH: 08 8956 7474

res@kingscreekstation.com.au

  

Uluru Camel Tours

Uluru Camel Tours is Australia’s largest camel farm with more than 50 working camels. Your students will enjoy a fun and interactive experience with us.

After a camel ride, they can wander through our saddlery where we hand-make our own saddles from scratch using original antique saddler tools and methods. They’ll meet our outback cameleers, hear their stories and learn the history behind some of Australia’s greatest and bravest explorers, pioneers, Afghan cameleers, ANZAC cameleers and Aboriginals.

Catering for small and large groups for students 10-18years, we can customise your visit to your current studies and curriculum outcomes.

Ulurucameltours.com.au

PH: 08 8956 3333

reservations@ulurucameltours.com.au

 

Royal Flying Doctor Service Darwin Tourist Facility

See, experience and learn through the wonder of technology as this facility brings history to life.Relive the drama of the Bombing of Darwin Harbour that rocked Australia in 1942.

  • Life size hologram of Rear Admiral Etheridge Grant
  • Interactive story telling mini ghosts
  • Virtual Reality of the bombing of Darwin Harbour.
  • Full size replica Japanese Zero aircraft hangs from the ceiling.
  • Replica of Camilla the Flying Boat that escaped from Darwin Harbour and its story.
  • Window of 1942 and aerial view of the Bombing of Darwin Harbour that comes to life
  • Informative Storyboards

 

Rfdsdarwin.com.au

PH: 08 8983 5700

E: rfdsdarwin@flyingdoctor.net

 

Darwin FreeSpirit Resort

Darwin FreeSpirit Resort situated 17kms from Darwin city offers a range of accommodation options to suit travelling school groups. Resort facilities include; Elements Café (meal packages can be arranged), 3 Swimming pools, Jumping Cushion, Entertainment programs, BBQ areas and much more – it’s the ideal destination for your school’s Top End adventure!  Please mention this ad when you call.

Darwinfreespiritresort.com.au

PH: 08 8935 0888

E: darwin@freespiritresorts.com.au       

 

Outback Frontiers

Outback Frontiers specialises in designing tailor made itineraries for college intercultural immersion expeditions in Australia’s North.

With a focus on safety, Outback Frontiers can supply teachers with flexible itinerary samples, Health and Safety planning, curriculum aligned learning activities and local knowledge. All these components are essential to developing ongoing relationships with schools, communities and other accredited operators.

Reputations are not earned overnight. It is our consistency, dedication and experience operating in the Australian Outback since 1990, which has lead us to be the leader in our field. Our client list is testament to the success of our goal, ‘To be recognised as the best’.

outbackfrontiers.com.au

PH: 0417824062

outbackfrontiersnt@gmail.com

 

Kakadu Tourism

Kakadu Tourism is an Indigenous owned collection of accommodation, tours & cruises located in Kakadu National Park.

Offering a range of accommodation from Kakadu’s only fully serviced hotel - Mercure Crocodile Hotel Kakadu, or lodge style accommodation at Cooinda Lodge, the gateway to Yellow Water Billabong, where travelers can choose from powered, unpowered campsites or a range of air-conditioned rooms.

Kakadu Tourism offers a range of activities in Kakadu including – Yellow Water Cruises, Kakadu Tourism Adventure Tours, Yellow Water Fishing and The Warrdjan Culture Centre. Contact us for more info on what we can offer your group on your next NT excursion.

Kakadutourism.com

PH: 08 8979 1500

sales@kakadutourism.com

 

Culture College

Culture College is the complete Aboriginal immersion experience for students. Join the Yolŋu people of East Arnhem Land and learn about the world’s oldest and unique living cultures. We offer life changing cultural immersion experiences as part of our 7-10 day programs and can customise a program for your school’s requirements. Our programs can operate for groups of 15 to entire year groups! Contact us for a quote.

 

culturecollege.org

PH: 02 9518 6359

info@culturecollege.org

  

Nitmiluk Tours

Nitmiluk Tours presents the ‘Footsteps of Our Ancestors’ immersion program based at Nitmiluk Gorge just outside of Katherine – a 3 hr drive from Darwin. Specifically designed for school groups in mind, this program encompasses the lifestyle, culture and traditions of the Jawoyn people by providing hands-on learning experiences for a range of group sizes and ages. Studentss will have the opportunity to explore Nitmiluk Gorge on a cruise where your local indigenous guide will provide fun, historical and geographical facts about the area. The program can be catered to suit educational outcomes along with accommodation and catering packages if required

Nitmiluktours.com.au

PH: 08 8971 0877

reservations@nitmiluktours.com.au

  

Parks and Wildlife Commission NT

Northern Territory Parks and Reserves as a resource for your excursion

Inspire your students!

From a day trip to an overnight or week-long stay, excursions, camps and field trips are great ways for teachers to present hands-on learning experiences and share knowledge in a unique way.

Parks and Wildlife Commission NT Parks and Reserves are ideal locations to enhance any education program, whether the visit is related to culture, history, science, outdoor education, or the creative arts.

A number of parks and reserves across the NT have camping facilities for school and university groups. Contact the ranger station at these parks for more information or to book a campsite.

Parks and Wildlife Commission have also produced a number of excursion guides for popular parks to help plan and guide your travels and learning experiences.

To find out how your school group can use an NT park as an outdoor classroom, discover what camping facilities are available and get a copy of our excursion guides please visit us at:

https://nt.gov.au/leisure/parks-reserves/parks-resources-for-schools/sch...

Don’t forget when you’re visiting the tropical north of the NT, you are in Croc Country. To find out how to ensure you and your school group can Be Crocwise on your visit please go to:

https://becrocwise.nt.gov.au

 

2 Way Learning

A brand new and exciting immersion program located out of Katherine, just 300km south of Darwin. 2 Way Learning has been developed specifically for school groups offering both inbound and outbound programs. The outbound program incorporates community visits as well as an opportunity to visit some of the local attractions in the Katherine region. The purpose is to connect people from different cultures and backgrounds to learn WITH and FROM each other, hence 2 way learning. Teaching and learning together strengthens the relationships between students. A truly unique experience that students will remember for a lifetime.

www.2waylearning.com

PH: 0427 744 295

cdavies@2waylearning.com

 

Suitable for: 
Secondary
Year 7
Year 8
Year 9
Year 10
Year 11
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