Visit the Nation’s Capital
with Canberra School Trips

Visit the Nation’s Capital with Canberra School Trips

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Educating, Inspiring and Developing Young Learners

A rite of passage for school children across Australia – visiting the Nation’s Capital. Canberra tours deliver on so many levels, onsite learning of civics and citizenship, interactive and fun educational activities and experiences for personal growth, and independence. Canberra School Trips wants all children to have this opportunity through their schooling program and are passionate to help make this happen!

Sample Itineraries

Browse our example itineraries for inspiration. Our Itineraries are all custom designed to suit your school’s requirements.

Teacher Resources

From booking process, online resources to frequently asked questions. We’re here to work with you on your next Canberra Excursion.

Parent Resources

Your child is booked on a Canberra School Trip. Here’s some extra information that may help you and your child before the trip.

Why Canberra for your school excursion?

Australia’s National Capital is arguably the best destination for your school excursions. The vast collection of curriculum based, educational programs and experiences designed for young school aged students is unrivaled for a school trip within Australia. Subject learning experiences are aimed to encompass experiential learning with hands-on, interactive displays promoting a fun and a memorable way to lean – which is critical for a successful tour for young students. Excursions to Canberra incorporate civics and citizenship, history, science, technology, arts, environment and engineering. Moreover, attractions and activities are facilitated by highly trained, engaging and passionate educators.

Of the numerous possibilities, students visit many attractions including the Museum of Australian Democracy, Parliament House, the High Court and, of course, a highlight for many students and teachers — Questacon. Students will leave Canberra with lasting memories and a developed understanding of Australia’s government system – and without a doubt, a deep sense of national pride.

Parliament House
Royal Australian Mint
National Gallery
Indoor Rock Climbing
Australian War Memorial
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Curriculum-based Attractions and Activities

Canberra offers a vast array of educational experiences that are linked and support the Australian curriculum. Interactive and experiential activities, promote deep learning connections for young students. Topics covered at these attractions include Australian civics and citizenship, history, arts, science, technology, engineering and environment.

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Curriculum-based Attractions and Activities

Canberra offers a vast array of educational experiences that are linked and support the Australian curriculum. Interactive and experiential activities, promote deep learning connections for young students. Topics covered at these attractions include Australian civics and citizenship, history, arts, science, technology, engineering and environment.

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Evening and Non-curriculum Activities and Attractions

With so much to do in Canberra, there is barely enough daylight to squeeze it all in! Thankfully, many of the top attractions come alive at night so you don’t have to miss out.

Students will leave Canberra with lasting memories and a developed understanding of Australia’s government system – and without a doubt, a deep sense of national pride.

Add-on Snow!

Reward your students with a trip to the Snowy Mountains! Visiting the snow for a day of play, or include the challenge of learning how to ski… the choice is yours! A highlight will be visiting the Snowy Hydro Discovery Centre to learn about the hydroelectricity and irrigation scheme.

Add-on Melbourne!

Take your students on a journey back in time to learn about Australia’s settlement and gold rush history with stops at Glenrowan (Ned Kelly’s final siege), Melbourne and Ballarat (Sovereign Hill and Eureka Centre).

Add-on Sydney!

Sydney’s iconic landmarks are hard to beat for a memorable addition to your Canberra tour! From a ferry trip across the beautiful Sydney Harbour to Taronga Zoo or a Sydney Opera House tour, marveling at the amazing engineering feat… Sydney never disappoints.

Add-on Sydney!

Sydney’s iconic landmarks are hard to beat for a memorable addition to your Canberra tour! From a ferry trip across the beautiful Sydney Harbour to Taronga Zoo or a Sydney Opera House tour, marveling at the amazing engineering feat… Sydney never disappoints.

Add-on Melbourne!

Take your students on a journey back in time to learn about Australia’s settlement and gold rush history with stops at Glenrowan (Ned Kelly’s final siege), Melbourne and Ballarat (Sovereign Hill and Eureka Centre).

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