Sydney offers some great school trips because of its location and the diversity of historical, educational, sporting, entertainment venues in and around the city.
It offers a myriad of cross curriculum itinerary options to suit primary and high school students from regional areas and for the city itself.
One of the best ways for students to see Sydney and all its attractions is by coach charter. First Coach Charters offers great school services and their modern vehicles provide both safety and comfort to young passengers.
Taking a coach tour the possibilities are endless from taking a ferry ride to see Sydney Harbour, see Taronga Zoo, visit Sydney Tower Eye for a 4D experience and terrific views all over Sydney.
There is also Darling Harbour to explore, Sydney Aquarium, Wildlife World, Powerhouse Museum, National Maritime Museum the Chinese Gardens and the popular Madame Tussauds.
For the adventurous Sydney Bridge can be scaled and walked over, for a more cultural trip children can take a “behind the scenes” tour of the Sydney Opera House. Visit the Bondi Beach and meet the world famous Bondi Rescue Lifeguards, or go to Luna Park and see two sporting icons which are the SCG and Sydney Olympic Stadium.
Darling Harbour includes some great places for schools to visit, such as Paddy’s Markets and Sydney Entertainment Centre. Not forgetting King Street Wharf and the Maritime Museum. Darling Harbour abounds with museums, parks, wildlife, big screen films, and of course Madame Tussaud’s and the Darling Quarter.
- Madame Tussaud’s – there are over 70 figures and 10 interactive themed zones. Students will come face to face with world icons. Each waxwork takes over 800 hours of work and 20 artists.
- Darling Harbour – the Kids Quarter is one of the most spectacular in Australia, featuring a plethora of fun activities that promote learning and imagination for children of all ages.
Central Business District
The CBD is the breathing heart of Sydney, students can visit Art Galleries, the NSW Parliament, the Opera House, Hyde Park Barracks, Botanic Gardens, the NSW Art Gallery, and many more museums and places of interest.
- Sydney Tower Eye – The observation deck gives students a 360 degree view of the whole city. They can also walk the SKYWALK which is Sydney’s tallest outdoor experience.
- Sydney Opera House – The iconic Opera House is loved all over the world, and the marvellous sails are a must for children to visit. This work of came to existence against impossible odds.
There is a diverse range of museums and galleries in Sydney, that cover a wide range of interests for the education and entertainment of students of all ages.
Sydney hosts: Australian Museum, National Maritime Museum, Powerhouse Museum, Sydney Jewish Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art, Justice and Police Museum, Museum of Sydney, Pylon Lookout, Art Gallery of NSW, and Mary Mackillop Place Museum.
The options for students in Sydney are almost limitless. First Choice Charters are the experts at arranging School Bus Charter Services and are professionals at transporting students safely and with fun.