International Studies Abroad ®est. 1987


Available Excursions for Gold Coast

Excursions may not be available for all programs and sessions.

Byron Bay Bridging Cultures Program

Every ISA student participating in a semester or year program in Australia will begin their adventure abroad with a four day Bridging Cultures Program in gorgeous Byron Bay, Australia. The Bridging Cultures Program is a multi-day orientation that blends adventure, information sessions and... Read More

Currumbin Rock Pools

Just outside the city of Brisbane one will find this, hidden treasure enjoyed by many locals and visitors alike. Spend the day swinging from tree ropes or jumping from rocks into the refreshingly cool, creek waters below or enjoy some relaxation on the grassy banks or nearby rocks. Read More

Mt. Tamborine

This day trip takes students studying in the Gold Coast and Brisbane to Tamborine Mountain. Tamborine Mountain has been home to Aboriginals for tens of thousands of years, so it's only appropriate to start off the visit with a welcome ceremony from Mt. Tamborine Aboriginals. After this, students... Read More

North Stradbroke Island

Located approximately 1 hour away from Brisbane by ferry, North Stradbroke Island is the second largest sand island in the world. Commonly referred to as "Straddie", North Stradbroke Island offers students an abundance of activities including sandboarding, surfing, fishing, scuba diving,... Read More

Spring/Fall Break Excursions

Optional for some or all sessions
In addition to the ISA included excursions in Australia, semester or year abroad students will have the opportunity to participate in optional spring/fall break excursions. The purpose of these trips is to give students exciting options to explore their host country or another unique destination... Read More