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Australia’s Southern Skies – An Intergenerational Exploration

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Program #16155RJ
18 Days | 17 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.

Program intended for grandchildren from 10 - 14 years of age.

With a grandchild as your mate, explore this country of crocodiles and butterflies, surfers and Aborigines, reefs and rainforests. Together, encounter Australia’s wildlife and its spirited natives and share new experiences: try surfing, taste bush tucker and see a spectacular coral reef up close.


Highlights

• Crikey, isn’t she a beauty! Encounter crocodiles, kangaroos and koalas at Australia Zoo, a wildlife sanctuary that was home to Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin.
• Become an Eco-Ranger by learning to conserve the marine environment of beautiful Fraser Island, the world’s largest sand island.
• Discover the culture of the Australian Aborigines, throw a traditional Aboriginal spear and paint your own boomerang.

Program Notes

One child per adult in shared accommodations. The adult is responsible for the supervision of their accompanying child at all times. This program is an intergenerational run Down Under-style. There are not separate programs for grandparents and grandchildren; rather grandparents and grandchildren are encouraged to bond through shared activities.

Activity Notes

Some uneven terrain will be experienced. Participants will have to step into and out of, and paddle, canoes.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Sydney, 4 nights; flight to Brisbane, coach to Sunshine Coast, 3 nights; coach to Hervey Bay, catamaran to Fraser Island, 3 nights; catamaran to Hervey Bay, coach to Brisbane, flight to Cairns, 4 nights; flight to Sydney, 1 night; departure.

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15 nights of accommodations
42 meals: 15 breakfasts, 14 lunches, 13 dinners
7 Expert-led lectures
26 Field trips
2 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances
3 Flights during the program
Visas: 1(out of 1 required)

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