One Giant Leap Australia Space Tour USA 2024

One Giant Leap Australia Space Tour USA 2024

We are the only company in Australia that takes students, teachers and other interested adults to Space Camp.

Space Tour USA 2023
One Giant Leap Australia Space Tour USA 2023

Space Tour USA 2024

Space Tour USA 2024

In 2024, One Giant Leap Australia is returning to Space Camp USA. We are the only company in Australia that takes students, teachers and other interested adults to Space Camp. This will be our first group visit since 2019 so make sure you register your interest an be part of the adventure as places are limited. Our itinerary is currently in development but it promises to be an experience never to be forgotten full of science, space, education and, above all, FUN!

Our proposed itinerary is below and cost per person expected to be no less than $11000.00 per person

Space Tour USA 2024

Itinerary

Itinerary

October 29, 2024 (T) – depart Australia for the USA

Pack your bags, grab your passport, and head to the airport – we are heading to the USA!

October 29, 2024 (T) – Arrival Day

Arrive in Los Angeles, check into hotel in Anaheim, rest. In the afternoon we will get in the Halloween spirit while we participate in a Halloween hats/mask creation workshop. We will end our day with dinner with JPL engineers at a local restaurant.

October 30, 2024 (W) – Space Science in California

Today we will visit the California Science Center, participate in an education workshop, and tour the facility. If Shuttle Endeavour is on display in her new home, we will be able to see her. After the Science Center we will return to Anaheim for dinner at fun local restaurant.

October 31, 2024 (TH) – Dark Skies – the History and Future of Astronomical Science and Aerospace

Embark on an exciting behind the scenes tour of Northrup Grumman. We will learn about future projects being developed by leaders in Aerospace. Following, we will climb into the hills of Hollywood to visit Griffith Observatory. This iconic facility houses a wealth of astronomical exhibits and telescopes. It also has starred in more Hollywood movies than many actual actors. Gaze on the unique art deco architecture, take in the skyline of LA, and get your photo near the Hollywood sign. Dinner will be at a unique LA establishment on our way back to our hotel.

November 1, 2024 (F) – International Collaborative Learning

Join members of One Giant Leap Australia’s US Advisory Team as we share a day of STEM and cross cultural exploration with a US classroom. We will interact with American students as we plant seeds that have flown in Zero G environments. Meet new friends in the US and learn about how students in the US and Australia share the same dreams. After, we will visit a local tide pool environment, tides permitting. Low Tide is at 3:54pm. That should work well for tide pools.

November 2, 2024 (Sat) – The House the Walt Built

Spend the day at the original Disneyland Park. First opened in 1955, Disneyland is the original Disney Theme Park. Fly over London with Peter Pan, soar through Space on Space Mountain, explore international cultures on Small World, pilot the Millennium Falcon in Star Wars Land, and meet your favorite Disney Characters as we explore the park.

November 3, 2024 (Sun) – Space Camp Here we Come!

NOTE: The time changes this morning at 2:00am local time. This means and extra hour of sleep!!!
An early departure from Anaheim will take us to the airport where we will board our flights for Huntsville, Alabama. Arrive in time for check in and dinner.

November 3-8, 2024 (Sun-F) – Space Camp USA

Our 5-day adventure at Space Camp will begin with dinner and orientation on Sunday evening. Then get some sleep as we will be up early for Day 1 of Space Camp USA.

November 8, 2024 (F) – Head Home

Say goodbye to your new American Friends as we make our slow way home to Australia.

November 10, 2024 (Sun) – arrive in Australia

*Subject to change

One Giant Leap Australia Space Tour USA 2023

This includes:

*Prices and itinerary to be finalised and subject to change. Price includes:

  • transport from Sydney to USA return (including internal flights)

  • entry fees

  • some meals

  • Space Camp USA

  • tour merchandise

  • tips

  • accommodation

  • transfers

Does not include:

  • travel insurance (mandatory)

  • some meals

  • spending money

  • transport to and from Sydney airport

Federal Government Grants

Federal Government Grants

There is an opportunity to apply for Federal Government grant to assist in payments for Australian students attending this tour.
The grant round opens mid to late January. If you are interested in applying, please contact info@onegiantleapaustralia.com.