Study Abroad in Tropical Marine Biology in Australia, Study & Travel Program

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Tropical Marine Biology in Australia: Itinerary

AIFS Flight Dates

Outbound: June 21 to Sydney | Inbound: July 20 from Perth

Tropical Marine Biology in Australia with optional Sydney visit

Academic Program: June 27 - July 19

Monday, June 21

Optional flight from U.S. to Sydney.*

Wednesday, June 23

Arrive Sydney and transfer to your accommodations* Guided sightseeing tour

Thursday, June 24

Blue Mountains day trip to include a visit to Featherdale Wildlife park where you can enjoy an encounter with a koala bear.

Friday, June 25

Free day to explore Sydney.

Saturday, June 26

Depart Sydney for Perth.* Welcome dinner.

Sunday, June 27

Orientation meeting. Introductory sightseeing tour of Perth and Fremantle.

Monday, June 28 to Friday, July 2

Lectures, laboratory sessions and tutorials on campus.

Friday, July 2

Depart Perth for Coral Bay, Ningaloo Reef Marine Park (overnight transfer).

Saturday, July 3

Arrive Coral Bay and settle into your accommodations. Orientation and coral-viewing tour. Afternoon labs, group assignments and planning.

Sunday, July 4 to Tuesday, July 6

Group projects.

Wednesday, July 7 to Thursday, July 8

Wildlife interactions and snorkeling tour. Free time to explore.

Friday, July 9 to Sunday, July 11

Group projects.

Monday, July 12

Free day. Evening departure for Perth (overnight travel).

Tuesday, July 13

Arrive in Perth. Balance of day free.

Wednesday, July 14 to Sunday, July 18

Report writing.

Monday, July 19

Group presentations.

Tuesday, July 20

Program ends. Optional return flight to the U.S.*

AIFS and Murdoch University reserve the right to modify the itinerary

*Included for students selecting one of the AIFS Flight Packages only.

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