June 16 - 27, 2020
In 2020, embark on an adventure to one of Australia’s largest cities filled with delicious delicacies, wonderful wildlife, and vibrant views. Sign up today for the trip of a lifetime where you can spend time in the Australian education system and even meet koalas at the zoo! From the iconic Sydney Opera House to the breathtaking Great Barrier Reef, enjoy your journey “down under” while experiencing and learning in the classrooms of other professionals on the other side of the world.
Your Amazing Trip Leaders:
Limited To 20 Participants
All trips are very flexible. If you want to make some changes, or bring family, contact us and we will help you make the most of your visit! Visit our FAQ page for more information!
Note regarding Flight: We depart on June 14th so as to arrive on the 16th.
- 20+ hours Professional Development in the schools observing and working with teachers
- Touring and visiting schools in Bowen (Great Barrier Reef)
- 2 days touring Sydney (3 Event Pass) https://www.iventurecard.com/us/sydney/attractions/
- Welcome Reception
- Home Stay with local teacher in Bowen (if you want to do a hotel stay in Bowen there is an additional cost of $800, per person)
- Group Hotel Stay in Sydney
- Background check
- Bookbag Tours Conclusive Summit Dinner
Please note that itineraries and schools are subject to change because of school events, school leadership changes, etc.... We will keep you updated when there is a change. Flight: We depart LAX on June 14th so as to arrive on the 16th.
Arrive Sydney : June 16
- Free Day
SIGHTSEEING WITH, OR WITHOUT THE GROUP : June 17
- WITH THE GROUP - SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE, TARONGA ZOO, HARBOR FERRY
- (YOU WILL RECEIVE 3 EVENT SIGHT SEEING PASS. YOU CAN CHOOSE TO DO WHAT WE ARRANGE OR DO YOUR OWN THING).
Tour with Group or on your own! : June 18
- WITH THE GROUP - WHALE WATCH
- (YOU WILL RECEIVE A 3 EVENT SITE SEEING PASS. YOU CAN CHOOSE TO DO WHAT WE ARRANGE, OR DO YOUR OWN THING).
Travel to Bowen : June 19
- Welcome reception with our new friends!
Day trip in Bowen : June 20
- Free Day in Bowen or Airlie Beach
- or Great Barrier Reef Trip
Free Day in Bowen with host Family : June 21
- Afternoon PD
Day 1 in the Schools : June 22
- Afternoon PD
Day 2 on Schools : June 23
Day 3 in school : June 24
Cultural Summit Dinner with our new friends!
Return to Sydney : June 25
Free Day in Sydney : June 26
Explore on your own, shop!
Return Home or extend your stay : June 27
Or extend your stay!