Preparing young people for life! We believe that life skills, such as resilience, empathy and leadership, are developed through real life experience and we enable young people to develop these key skills through powerful student-led expeditions to the developing world. Contact us today! 1300 728 568
A WORLD OF POSSIBILITIES!
Organising student expeditions to over 40 destinations around the world.
We organise educational expeditions to over 40 destinations around the world. From the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas to the lush Amazon rainforest and the scorched deserts of Africa, we have the expertise to take you there – the only limit to your experience is you. We create bespoke expeditions abroad, tailored precisely to your team’s objectives, or you can choose from our range of pre-crafted itineraries.
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Through our school expeditions, Challengers develop leadership, teamwork and decision-making skills, and change the way they think about the world.
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Whether your heading into the jungle or attempting to summit a Mountain we've got fitness tips and tricks to help you prepare your body and mind.
Vietnam is one of our most popular destinations for school expeditions and many teams will pass through the incredibly dynamic Ho Chi Minh City. How much do you know about the 'Land of Rapid Culture' ?
Spicy, sweet, sour & strange! A beginner's guide to Thai street food.
One of our Expedition planners talks about his favourite place to travel - South East Asia!
Four World Challengers take on a 35km coastal walk as part of their preparation and fundraising for their expedition of a lifetime!
Everything you ever wanted to know about food and eating on expedition, including how to deal with allergies whilst travelling.
Challengers George Kefford and Jaxson Samuels successfully walked the length of North Stradbroke Island, to train and raise funds for their overseas expedition. Read about the highs and lows of their journey!
Stories from around the globe! Mia Armsworth, a Challenger form Abbotsleigh School reflects on her experience in Cambodia, trekking through the jungle and meeting some friendly locals!
There is nothing better than getting off the beaten path and exploring! World Challenge shows you five of our favourite treks around the world!
Taking on a challenging experience such as an overseas expedition, is a credible way of gaining real skills for the workforce.
The things you will want to know before your leave! Our guide to destination research
Keeping friends and family back home up to date with your travel adventures can be done with ease by writing an expedition blog!
In May 2015, Peter Fletcher, the Global Sales Director of World Challenge, along with his ex-colleague and good friend Tom Hudson, took on a challenge that embodied the World Challenge ethos by aiming to row unassisted across the North Atlantic Ocean from New York to London, a distance of 3000 nautical miles!
Discover what makes the Silk Route so magical! A member of our team describes his adventure of a lifetime!
A few of the beautiful and majestic friends in the animal kingdom that you may have the chance of meeting on a World Challenge Expedition!
Airports are busy places and it can feel like you wait in lines for ages. If you're prepared you can move through the airport process efficiently and save your group a whole lot of time.
Working alongside a local community on expedition offers students an unparalleled opportunity to learn about development challenges around the world. What should we be aware of to ensure our presence is beneficial and sustainable?
The community engagement phase is an important part of your overseas expedition. It’s an incredible chance for you to really immerse yourself within the culture of your destination and these tips are important things to think about before you arrive.
A list of useful travel apps for pre-departure.
Part two in our story following a team of Sydney students on their journey to Botswana and Zambia with World Challenge. Part two focuses on the Chobe safari experience and the team's community project site.
Follow a team of Sydney students on their journey to Botswana and Zambia with World Challenge. Part one focuses on the arrival to Botswana and the boys' first challenge - the acclimatisation trek!
Advisory following Earthquake in Borneo.
Travelling overseas pushes you out of your comfort zone and into the unknown. 21 students from Westlake Girls’ High take up the challenge and travel to Morocco for an adventure of a lifetime!
Advisory following Earthquakes in Nepal.
On November 25th, I waited at the Adelaide airport to depart on an epic adventure from Vietnam to Laos...Although we had gone over the trip a million times, we had no idea exactly how these experiences would affect us for the rest of our lives.
Backpacks, sleeping bags, boots and more! A comprehensive list of FAQs surrounding school expedition gear.
Ten of the best images and stories from our staff on expedition over the summer.
This series focuses on our well travelled Expedition Leaders! This month we profile World Challenge Expedition Leader Jordan Morrison.
A Challenger writes about her most memorable experiences from an expedition to Thailand and Cambodia.
It is an amazing thing to travel and to experience different things and acquire new knowledge of how the world works. By acquiring new knowledge and understanding, it allows us to be more tolerant of others, a lot more open to new ideas and it expands our own view and perspective of the world around us.
This series focuses on our well travelled Expedition Leaders! This month we profile World Challenge Expedition Leader Howie Barnes.
Whilst it may seem daunting to hold a larger event like a trivia night, movie night or games day, often these types of events will yield much bigger fundraising results! We’ve put together a list of steps to kickstart your fundraising event planning these holidays!
"We learnt how strong we could be and that it is possible to achieve so much, if you just put your mind towards it."
Read about our collection of tips and tricks onto how to pack efficiently to save space in your backpack when travelling overseas!
This blog post is a look at life on project site by World Challenge Program Facilitator Josh Hunt who travelled with Rosebud Secondary on their 2014 expedition to Cambodia and Laos.
There’s no better way for us to provide fundraising advice than to be directly involved in our own fundraising here at World Challenge, so in early 2011, staff from each of our 7 offices around the world decided to launch the World Challenge Charitable Committee!
Costa Rica and Nicaragua are two of the world’s most biologically diverse regions, home to spectacular wildlife, volcanoes, mountains and jungles. For four challenging weeks, these countries were also home to a team of 17 girls from Shelford Girls’ Grammar!