Gold Coast Experience

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                      Gold Coast Experience
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                      Gold Coast Experience
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                      Gold Coast Experience

The Concept

Recommended for Primary and Secondary school students

Students will not only experience the thrills and delights of the Gold Coast theme parks, but also participate in a variety of education programs designed to:

·  Assist students in career choices and tertiary study (Secondary)

·  Learning about environment, conservation and animal behaviours (Primary)

Thousands of students get hands-on every year through the extensive range of education programs available at the Gold Coast Theme Parks. Dreamworld run an outstanding range primary and secondary education programs including:

·  Marketing and Tourism

·  Events and hospitality

·  Behind the scenes – Dreamworld Wildlife Area

·  Accounting and business

·  Environment and conservation

·  ‘How do rides work?’

Teachers can select from a range of self-guided education programs and classroom style talks, and tailor to suit the needs of their group.

Itinerary Day By Day

DAY 1 SCHOOL – GOLD COAST (OVERNIGHT COACH TRAVEL)

Morning departure from school, for an overnight express coach journey to the Gold Coast (no meals supplied).

DAY 2 GOLD COAST (D)

Arrive on the Gold Coast and head directly to Wet ‘n’ Wild, Australia’s biggest water park, with some of the country’s most extreme waterslides. Transfer to your lodge accommodation in the late afternoon.

DAY 3 GOLD COAST (B, D)

Following breakfast, transfer to Dreamworld. A day out at Australia’s premier theme park offers a variety of rides, entertainment and quality education programs, for a unique learning experience.

DAY 4 GOLD COAST (B, D)

After breakfast, transfer to your choice of either Movie World or Sea World, and enjoy your final full day on the Gold Coast.

DAY 5 GOLD COAST – SCHOOL (OVERNIGHT TRAVEL) (B)

Free time after breakfast, at your teachers’ discretion. Suggested options include beach activities, shopping, national parks, or sports including surfing lessons and kayaking. Mid-afternoon departure for the return journey to school.

Day 6 SCHOOL

Arrive at school late afternoon.

Options:

at additional cost

Australian Outback Spectacular

Australian Outback Spectacular is a unique and exciting evening performance filled with outback music, drama and action. Dinner included.

Education Programs at Theme Parks

Programs and trails available at most theme parks are designed to engage students with themes including conservation, tourism, mathematics and physics.

BBQ Dinner and Indoor Rock Climbing

Our most popular evening activity. Enjoy the fun of indoor rock climbing, followed by a Queensland-style BBQ dinner.

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

The Gold Coast’s leading native wildlife and coastal rainforest experience. Options: Green challenge or night activities.

Surfing Lessons and Kayaking

Available under the direction of trained adventure centre staff (equipment provided).

Ten Pin Bowling

An ever-popular evening activity for visiting groups.

Harbour Town Shopping

Enjoy a visit to the Gold Coast’s brand direct outlets.

Inclusions
  • 3 nights’ accommodation
  • Quality coach with air-conditioning, DVD and seat belts
  • Wet ‘n’ Wild entrance fee
  • Dream World entrance fee
  • Movie World or Sea World entrance fee
Exclusions
  • Airfares (contact G.E.T Educational Tours for the best available airfares)