• This program is 100% carbon offset. World Expeditions Schools absorb the cost of credits mitigating 100% of the unavoidable carbon emissions as its ongoing commitment to responsible travel
  • Join a Traditional Owner for a welcome to country ceremony and learn about the Noongar culture
  • Sea kayak and cycle around stunning Rottnest Island
  • Explore the Indigenous and European history of Perth and Fremantle
  • Marsupial tracking conservation program at Dryandra Woodlands
  • Visit the old whaling station at Albany
  • Trek through the ancient Karri and Tingle Forrest on the Bibbulmun Track
  • Valley of the Giants treetop walk
  • WOW wilderness cruise Walpole
  • Join a organic, alternative foods program in Margaret River
  • Wilyabrup Caves visit and rock climbing
  • Student lead activity planning and designing the trek stages


Starting Point:



Grading:Introductory to Moderate   

On arrival in Perth you will be met by our experienced guide and transfer to your accommodation for the night. After freshening up we travel to beautiful Kings Park overlooking the city where we will meet a traditional Noongar land owner for a welcome to country ceremony and insight into the Noongar history. This afternoon we catch the ferry to Rottnest Island, a protected nature reserve and home to the furry Quokka, a small lovable marsupial. Overnight Rottnest

Meals:  L,D

This morning after breakfast we will have a full trip safety briefing before exploring Rottnest Island’s beautiful waters above and below on our glass bottom kayaks. Your guides will provide engaging commentary on the local marine environment as you paddle along, gazing at the world below. We then swap our kayaks for bikes as we cycle around this stunning island. We will have the opportunity to meet the lovable Quokka in their natural habitat. Late this afternoon return by ferry to Woodmans Point. Overnight Woodmans Point cabins

Meals:  B,L,D

This morning we wake in Rottnest and go for a morning walk amongst the Quokka's that live on the island before catching the ferry back to Fremantle. On arrival we embark on an engaging walking exploration of this fishing town, known as Freo to the locals. Fremantle is a port city known for its maritime history, Victorian architecture and remnants from Australia's days as a British penal colony. We will learn about the Batavia history at the local Maritime Museum, visit important indiginous sites of inerest and join a walking tour of Fremantle Prison, which housed convicts from the 1850s to 1991. Time depednant we can enjoy fish and chips for lunch on Freo's famous port. Later this afternoon we join our private vehicle for the drive to Dryandra Woodlands and set up our base at the Dyandra Woodlands Village Complex. Overnight Currawong Dorms

Meals:  B,L,D

Dryandra Woodland, is one of the worlds acknowledged biodiversity hot spots and one of the prime places in the South-West for viewing native wildlife. This protected area is a valuable nature conservation area featuring the largest remnant of original vegetation in the western Wheat belt. 24 mammal, 100 bird and 41 reptile species are all known to call Dryandra home, including Western Australia’s state mammal emblem, the numbat (Myrmecobius fasciatus). Today we will immerse our self in an interactive conservation program trapping and monitoring marsupials for scientific investigation. Tonight we have the opportunity to see a number of rare native mammals in their natural setting on a nocturnal wildlife walk in the Barna Mia Sanctuary. Overnight Currawong Dorms

Meals:  B,L,D

This morning we wake to the sound of birds bringing in the morning. After breakfast we continue our Marsupial tracking program. We then drive South to the coastal town of Albany at the Southern tip of Western Australia. Albany has one of the most spectacular natural harbours in the world and a dramatic convict history. Our first stop is the award winning National Anzac Centre, one of Australia’s most important cultural pilgrimages. Located within Albany’s heritage listed Princess Royal Fortress, the centre overlooks the actual harbour from which over 41,000 men and women departed Australia for the Great War. We then travel to see how Albany is using alternative energy at the Albany Wind Farm. The farm consists of 12 giant wind turbines, each at a height of 100 metres from the base to the tip of the blades. The turbines generate around 75 per cent of clean, green electricity for the region. Overnight Camp Quaranup dorms

Meals:  B,L,D

Albany's Historic Whaling Station is the only experience of its kind in the world. He were can explore the intact whale processing factory and the fully restored whale chasing ship. The Cheynes Beach Whaling Company was the last whaling company to cease operations in Australia, closing in 1978. Opening in 1980 (known then as Whale World), it is now home to an interactive museum on whales and whaling. We will join local passionate experts on a behind the scenes exploration of the whaling factory to gain an informative overview of the stations operations. This afternoon we will plan and prepare for our trek, getting our supplies and have a full safety briefing. Overnight Camp Quaranup dorms

Meals:  B,L,D

The Bibbulmun Track is one of the world’s great long distance walk trails, stretching 1000km from Kalamunda in the Perth Hills, to Albany on the south coast, winding through the heart of the scenic South West of Western Australia. Today we walk one of the most stunning coastal sections from Peaceful Bay to Rame Head. The terrain on todays walk will take us along spectacular white sandy beaches, granite outcrops once connected to Antarctica and boardwalks through native shrubs and grasslands. Overnight The Cove group cabins Denmark

Meals:  B,L,D

Our walk today leaves the coast and heads north into ancient Karri and Tingle forest. The trail will take us through stunning native wildflower country. Much of the plant life in this forest is unique to the south-west of Western Australia. The giant Tingle trees are the star of the show, the trees only occur in this small area of the world and provide a window to the past. The imposing trees stand up to 180 feet tall with a red brown bark. The Tingles are surrounded by Jarrah and Karri forrest. On completion of the last section of our walk we arrive at the Valley of the Giants Tree-top Walk. The TTW is a suspended walkway high in the karri and red tingle tree forest between Denmark and Walpole. The walkway is positioned 40 metres above the ground in the spectacular heights of the tingle forest canopy. The surrounding Walpole Wilderness features a vast, natural and wild landscape encompassing tranquil forests, imposing granite peaks, peaceful rivers, wetlands and breathtaking beaches. We can study the forest and interpret the unique biodiversity and majesty of the Wilderness from our high vantage point. Overnight The Cove group cabins Denmark

Meals:  B,L,D

This morning we join one of the WOW Wilderness eco-interpreters for an informative 2 1/2 hour cruise on the beautiful and unique waterways of the Walpole and Nornalup Inlets Marine Park to the Nuyts Wilderness, WA's first Wilderness Zone. This is a wonderful way to see animals in their natural habitat and learn about the conservation efforts for this stunning area, the cruise is lead by local legend Gary Muir. After lunch afternoon we drive to the small town of Margaret River, known the world over for its viticulture and fresh produce. Overnight Fair Harvest Permaculture centre, camping

Meals:  B,L,D

Today we will explore and learn about Margaret Rivers alternative food, organic gardens and viticulture production with a series of hands on activities and farm visits including the organic food trail. This afternoon we will explore the Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, the tallest lighthouse on mainland Australia. This historic lighthouse is situated at the most south-westerly point of Australia, at the tip of a spectacular peninsula - where the Southern and Indian Oceans meet. We take a trip through maritime history and learn how this famous landmark was constructed from local limestone in 1895, and is still a vital working lighthouse for vessels navigating the treacherous cape. Overnight Fair Harvest Permaculture centre, camping

Meals:  B,L,D

The region from Busselton to Augusta is one of Australia's most cave-rich areas with unique formations giving us a glimpse into prehistoric times. We will join a professional caves guide and explore a number of the caves learning about Megafauna fossils – giant creatures that roamed the forest 50 000 years ago, geological formations and local indigenous legends and folklore. We then travel through farmland into Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park, arriving at the top of the Wilyabrup Sea Cliffs. These 30m high cliffs extend along the coast for about 500m and are popular with rock climbers and offer great elevated views along the coast. We will join an afternoon of abseiling and rock climbing activities in this spectacular setting. Overnight Fair Harvest Permaculture centre, camping

Meals:  B,L,D

This morning we pack up our gear for the 3 1/2 hour drive to Perth Airport for our flight to Melbourne.

Meals:  B,L

Learning outcomes for students

A World Expeditions Schools adventure is a unique learning experience. Our journeys are designed to encourage thriving and positive youth development along with leaving the communities and environments where we travel in a better condition than when we arrived.
The programs are designed to enhance the following life skills that will help you grow as an individual:
• the confidence to lead a group and make decisions
• the value of working together as a cohesive team to achieve a common objective
• the ability to face mental and physical challenges
• the ability to adapt to new environments outside of their 'comfort zone'
• to appreciate and care for the natural environment. The environments we trek through are beautiful and often pristine, invariably the students will gain a deeper appreciation and understanding about how their individual actions impact on the environment
• build strong friendships and bonds with their peers and also the local peoples
• basic outdoor skills obtained on trek such as personal hygiene, pitching a tent, helping to prepare meals
Importantly our adventures help increase general well-being and build resilience in young men and women to help them deal with adverse situations in life.
World Expeditions Schools absorbs the cost of credits mitigating 100% of the unavoidable carbon emissions. This is our commitment to being part of the solution to climate crises.


  • Flights ex Melbourne to Perth return
  • Teachers from Toorak College accompanying the group
  • 11 nights school group accommodation in dorm and camping
  • All meals
  • All transfers and transportation in air-conditioned private modern coaches (types of vehicles depending on the number of pax)
  • Parks and Wildlife fees and tree-top walk admission
  • Professional and knowledgeable guide
  • All activities as per the itinerary
  • 24 hour assistance

  • Travel insurance
  • Items of a personal nature


Introductory to Moderate

Why travel with us

Why travel with us

Assisted over
14,000 Students Worldwide

Since the 1980's, we have helped students from around the globe to experience the world's most exciting destinations, allowing them to travel, give, grow.

400+ Service Learning

Together with students, we have completed over 400 Service Learning programs in developing countries. We will always continue to support causes including social justice, animal welfare, the environment and more.

Fully Customised
School Travel Programs

Want to include service learning, your school curriculum and a physical challenge, or any of the above? Contact us and we can design a program fully catered for your students and budget.

Safety and
Support - Our #1 Priority

Every school receives a detailed risk management plan that is guided by government advisories and the local partners we work with. We never compromise on the safety of your students to reduce the price of the program.


Want to find out more?

Our educational travel experts are ready to help you tailor an itinerary or service learning project to suit your school’s needs and budget. Contact us today to receive a free consultation.

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