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  • Locations: Cairns, Australia
  • Program Terms: Summer
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  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Program Description:
Faculty Leaders: Ed DeGrauw and Shannon Ansley (

Dates: August 22 – September 12, 2018

Location: Cairns, Australia

Course: BI200B Principles of Ecology: Field Biology

Credits: 4

Program Type: standalone

Application Deadline: February 15, 2018

Program Fee: TBA

Please Note: program details and fee may change in the coming months.

Program Description

This program will focus on the interaction of the plants and animals of northern Australia, as well as the ecology of the Great Barrier Reef, with an emphasis on biological and aboriginal interplay.

Program Highlights

Guided city walks
Bushwalking trek in Atherton Tablelands and excursion to Yungaburra Village
Visit to Cape Tribulation and geological walk along the coastal boardwalks
Guided rain forest canopy walk in Daintree Rainforest
Snorkeling on the Great Barrier Reef
Bird watching at Chambers Wildlife Rainforest and excursion to Lake Eacham
Visit to Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park
Visit to the Cairns Aquarium

Included in Program
  • Housing for entirety of program
  • Excursions to national parks
  • 16 Co-curricular/cultural activities
  • Some meals
  • Airport pickup/drop-off
  • In-country transportation related to program
  • Museum/park entry fees
  • On-site orientation & online pre-departure orientation
  • International insurance
  • On-site support services
  • 24/7 emergency support throughout program

Not Included in Program
  • Round-trip airfare to Cairns, Australia
  • Non-programmed meals
  • Personal spending money
  • New or renewal of passport if needed

Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.