Study Abroad in Perth, Australia

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Study Abroad in Perth: Cultural Excursions

Included Excursions and Day Trips

The AIFS staff arrange a program of events for students in Perth during the semester. Those offered in the past include:

  • Fremantle Tunnel tour
  • Day trip to Rottnest Island
  • Perth waterfall tour

Organized by Murdoch University

The following activities and excursions have been organized by Murdoch University in previous semesters. Students sign up for events during the second week of the semester, some are free and some require a supplemental fee.

  • Welcome and farewell dinners
  • Day visit to Fremantle
  • Day visit to Cottesloe Beach
  • Day visit to Caversham Wildlife Park

Optional Excursions

Students sign up on arrival and pay Murdoch University directly if they want to join the optional excursions listed below. The prices listed are in Australian dollars (AUD); they are approximate and subject to inflation. Exact fees and dates will be confirmed upon arrival in Perth.

Australian North West (9 Days – $1,110 AUD)

Enjoy a once in a lifetime excursion through the rugged North West outback of Australia! Fee includes:

  • Accommodations – camping fees and supplies
  • Transportation
  • All meals
  • Guided tours and entrance fees to Ningaloo Reef Marine Park and snorkeling, Karijini National Park and opportunity to swim and hike and Monkey Mia, Shark Bay – a World Heritage Site – and chance to feed dolphins
  • Fee does not include additional activities offered during the trip
  • This excursion will run twice each semester

South West Camping (3 Days – $400 AUD)

Explore and camp out in South West Australia! Fee includes:

  • Accommodations – camping in Augusta (first night) and Albany (second night)
  • Transportation throughout
  • Seven meals
  • National park entry fees and visits to Busselton, Dunsborough, Meelup Beach, the Lake Cave, William Bay National Park and various sites along the south coast (and more)
  • Activities such as hiking to the top of the Bicentennial Tree, visiting a winery along Margaret River, walking through the Tingle Forest, swimming in Greens Pool at William Bay National Park and watching the sunrise from atop Mount Clarence (and more)
  • Itinerary is a guideline only and depends on weather conditions
  • Excursion runs twice during each semester depending on interest level

Dates and itineraries for all excursions are tentative and subject to change.

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