Australian Family Bonding Adventure Program
Suitable for students aged 8 to 13 year old accompanied by parents
Family Bonding Adventure tour seeks to build team spirit, self-confidence and to develop independence in children through its engaging activities with parental support. In this adventure program of experiencing unique Australian culture and well-planned activities allowing a child to broaden their international perspective and develop potential for greater success.
Australian Family Bonding Adventure includes 10-day program in Melbourne and optional extended tour to Sydney and Gold Coast. During the program, we emphasise on interpersonal interaction, teamwork and to experience diversities in life. Our dedicated teacher will use lively teaching methods to guide the children in painting and in hand making Australian-flavoured food. While watching local films, children can have the opportunity to learn conversational English. Through visits to National Gallery of Victoria, SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium, Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne Museum, Puffing Billy railway, children can experience the charm of the vibrant city as well as its local culture and history. Teams will be formed in which the parents and children could have fun in the organised sports such as indoor bubble soccer, laser tag, bowling, mini golf and indoor rock climbing. New friendships will be forged and parent-child bonding will strengthen over these interesting and exciting activities.
★ Parent & Child Activities – Melbourne’s famous century-old Puffing Billy steam engine, St Kilda and Lunar Park, fruit picking, Phillip Island, chocolate Factory ★ Cultivate Child’s Interest – Guided Art and Culinary lessons by our professional teachers ★ New state-of-art learning center situated in Melbourne Central, ★ History and Culture – Tour to National Gallery of Victoria and Melbourne Museum ★ Close to Nature – Great Ocean Road, Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge，Darling Harbour, Aquarium, Phillip Island and Royal Botanic Gardens ★ Team Activities – Indoor bubble soccer, laser tag, bowling, mini golf and indoor rock climbing ★ Three main theme parks – Dream World, Sea World and Movie World where parents and children can personally experience the thrills and fun. ★ Support service and guide – trained teacher providing guidance throughout the program ★ Comfortable Accommodation – apartments situated in Melbourne Central, Free tram zone, Shopping district and Chinatown
Fees inclusive of program fee and materials, accommodation, return ticket, local transportation, meals and insurance. The fees do not include visa fee and personal expenses.
Registration period begins on September 1 2015 and will close on 30 November 2015.
Study Tour Program
|Day 1||Departure – Beijing, Shanghai or Guangzhou Arrival at Melbourne International Airport and check in Melbourne accommodation.|
|Day 2||Arts lesson – Under the skilful guidance of an art teacher, children’s appreciation and talent in Art could be nurtured. Parents could gain an insight into western teaching style.||Scienceworks – through fun hands-on participation and watching live demonstrations with their parents, children could satisfy their curiosity and learn more about Science and Technology.|
|Day 3||Tour to Melbourne’s reputable primary and secondary schools – experience Australian education and enjoy an exchange with teachers and students||New Indoor Bubble Soccer – sports to promote teamwork and collaboration while having fun. Parents and children will be split into two groups.|
|Day 4||SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium – Through the amazing underwater journey, both parents and children would experience the wonders of the aquatic environment and discover world’s aquatic special creatures such as dugongs, sharks, turtles, jellyfish, platypus, penguins, sea dragons and thousands of tropical fish.||Laser Tag and Bowling – Laser Tag battle is a mind game and requires participants to work together as a team to protect one another, conquer various obstacles and eventually to defeat the opponents.|
|Day 5||Parent & child culinary lesson – Taught by professional chef in a casual and fun atmosphere, parents and children will handmade a dessert together.||Lunar Park Melbourne – thriller rides in famous amusement park St. Kilda Beach – one of Melbourne’s most famous beaches|
|Day 6||Phillip Island – Visit Chocolate Factory & watch Penguin Parade, a magnificent return of fairy penguins to their burrows along the beach in Phillip Island.|
|Day 7||18-hole indoor Glowing Black Light Mini Golf – children can enjoy their golf games in the glowing attraction.||National Gallery of Victoria – one of Australia’s biggest galleries which holds a wide range of collections from Australia, Asia, Europe and pre-Columbian era.|
|Day 8||Indoor Rock Climbing Centre – offers diverse range of well-designed climbing walls of various challenging levels. Rock Climbing is a full body workout and can improve one’s endurance and determination.||Melbourne Museum – biggest museum in the Southern Hemisphere, offers insight to Australia’s culture and history, Aboriginal culture and its technological advances.|
|Day 9||Cinema – Watch a local film and learn conversational English while gaining an understanding of Australian film history and having a glimpse of its movie stars.||Puffing Billy – Ride Melbourne’s famous century-old steam train, one of the most well-preserved steam railways in the world. Seasonal fruit picking – children could have fun picking strawberries, cherries or blueberries.|
|Return to China or Departure to Sydney|
Note: the above schedule is for reference only. Actual schedule may be slightly adjusted accordingly to the weather and school arrangements. Optional Tour – Sydney & Gold Coast
|Day 10||Sydney Opera House – discover the stories and history of this iconic landmark by taking the Sydney Opera House tour. Sydney Harbour Bridge – Also known as the ‘Coathanger’, is a magnificent arc bridge which is a historical landmark of Sydney. Interested healthy participants can climb the bridge under the guidance of the Climb Leader (at own expense). Darling Harbour – Sydney’s large harbourside scenic recreational area, it is a perfect place to relax or visit SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium or Australian National Maritime Museum.|
|Day 11||Queen Victoria Building – built in the 19th century and is Sydney’s beautiful shopping street, home to more than 180 fashion boutiques, cafes and restaurants. Across the street is vibrant Sydney’s Chinatown and experience its distinctive flavour. Sydney Fish Market – provides seafood lovers the opportunity to experience the hustle and bustle of a fish market. It is the largest seafood market in Southern Hemisphere where visitors can also enjoy their meals while overlooking the sea.|
|Day 12||Taronga Zoo – Overlooking Sydney Harbour Bridge and situated in lush greeneries, it is home to over 4000 animals, including Australian native wildlife, as well as rare and endangered exotic animals. Visitors could experience close encounter with koalas and other Australian wildlife. Children can learn more about the animals in various keeper talks, animal feeding and interesting animal shows. Head to Gold Coast in the afternoon.|
|Day 13||Dream World – one of Australia’s most popular theme park and children’s fun land. Filled with thrill rides, entertainment activities and animal experience, all children will treasure this unforgettable happy experience.|
|Day 14||Sea World – Australia’s largest marine animal theme park, offering fun and adventure to all. Children can venture into an adventure in the Cochrane Polar Bear Habit, Penguin icy wonderland, Seal Harbour, Dolphin lagoon and Ray Reef exhibit. They can watch the exciting Fish Detectives show and enjoy fun rides.|
|Day 15||Warner Bros. Movie World- Enjoy a day of photo shoots with your favourite cartoon characters and superheros, including Bugs Bunny, Batman and many more. Watch live action-packed performances and all-star parade. Immerse yourself among the stars and enjoy the fun of first-class rides.|
|Day 16||Home Sweet Home|
Note: the above schedule is for reference only. Actual schedule may be slightly adjusted accordingly to the weather and school arrangements.
适合 年龄在 8-13岁的学生与家长
此亲子游共在墨尔本十天，可选另加悉尼和黄金海岸。 在游学行程中，我们提倡人与人的交流， 团体合作以及语言表达, 体验多元化生活。细心专业的老师将通过灵活生动的教学方式，指引孩子们学习绘画和动手制作澳大利亚特色的食品，在观看反映澳大利亚文化的电影中帮助孩子学习日常英文。孩子们将参观维多利亚州国家美术馆，水族馆，墨尔本博物馆，科学展览中心，百年蒸汽小火车，墨尔本皇家植物园，在秀美迷人的自然风光与活力四射的都市生活中体验到当地文化与历史。同时，我们将组织多种个人和团体运动如澳洲板球，室内泡泡足球， 荧光迷你高尔夫，镭射战，保龄球，室内攀岩和溜冰，使孩子在运动和游戏中增进与家长的感情，结交新朋友。
★ 亲子互动活动 – 百年蒸汽小火车，圣柯达海滩和月亮公园，摘水果，参观巧克力工厂 ★ 兴趣培养课程 – 专业老师教授绘画课程和烹饪课程 ★ 市中心授课地点，现代化的教室与设施 ★ 历史文化探寻 – 游览澳大利亚多个博物馆，科学展览中心 ★ 亲密接近大自然 –大洋路，金矿，悉尼歌剧院，悉尼大桥，达伶港，水族馆，菲力普岛，皇家植物园 ★ 团队互动活动-澳洲板球，室内足球， 荧光迷你高尔夫，镭射战 ★ 三大主题公园 – 孩子和家长都能亲身体验的惊险刺激的娱乐活动 ★ 贴心全方位服务 – 全方位的行前培训、领队老师贴心全程陪同 ★ 舒适的住宿环境 – 市中心现代化家庭公寓，处于免费电车区，近各大商场及唐人街
|第三天||参观小学与中学，与师生互动，了解澳洲学习环境与授课理念||形式新颖的室内泡泡足球， 家长孩子们分成两队， 在玩耍中锻炼团队合作与交流|
|第四天||了解澳洲特色海洋生物，参观水族馆，观看企鹅、海龙、鲨鱼、海龟、水母、鸭嘴兽以及成千上万的热带鱼||镭射战，保龄 – 镭射战是一项益智的游戏，要求参加者进行团体合作， 在多种障碍中保护自己与队友， 击倒对方得分获胜|
|第八天||室内攀岩 –人工设计的岩壁，难度不等， 可锻炼耐力与意志力， 是一种有益心身的活动||墨尔本博物馆 –南半球规模最大的博物馆，展示了澳大利亚社会历史、原住民文化、科学发展及环境|
|第九天||电影学习 – 观看具有澳大利亚本土文化的电影，学习日常英文，了解澳洲电影历史与明星||乘坐普芬比利蒸汽火车，它是澳大利亚最受爱戴的蒸汽火车，也是世界上保存最好的蒸汽铁路之一。在合适的季节，小朋友会有机会体验采摘草莓、樱桃、蓝莓等水果的乐趣|
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