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JAN 17-25, 2025

Come and experience sunny Australia with Aussies!!!

The Gilberts are going home, and we are inviting you to come and experience our beautiful country with us!!

Come to our home town of Melbourne!! Cosmopolitan city, great food, amazing beaches and incredible wildlife. Come and meet some more Gilberts, learn some Aussie lingo, and discover the magic of this great Southern Land.

 This tour is FULL BOARD!! You don't need to worry about anything, just come along for the experience of a lifetime and have everything provided by us!

All food, accommodation, activities, entrance fees and transfers included.

9 days tour, 8 nights accommodation.


This tour will be for youth 14 years + and also for parents.

Young adults wanting to join this tour will need to apply first via email before registering. This is because the tour is focused for teens, however, exceptions can be made on a case by case basis. 

** Parents please read our 'note to parents'.

Cost - $3,000 USD

*First payment - registration deposit = $400

*Second payment  = $1500 (90 days before tour)

*Final payment  = $1100 (30 days before tour)

This tour is a cultural and personal experience in Australia, we have limited spots.

Get in quick and don't miss out!!

*It is required that all participants have their own medical/travel insurance. 

If you would like to discuss the option of a payment plan, please email us at

*We need a minimum number of 5 participants in order for the tour to run.

This deposit is non- refundable, for further info please see our Learning Brave Tour Participant Agreement.

**Covid 19 update**

This tour is designed to bring youth together, and as such, we will be socializing in close proximity. Masks will only be required when mandated by Australian law for use in public places. The wearing of masks inside any tour accommodation will not be required and is optional. Learning Brave LLC will work to ensure the comfort and health of tour participants but will not be held responsible for any Covid 19 cases that arise during the tour. It is expected that tour participants will only attend if they are in good health and experiencing no Covid symptoms.

 It is essential for participants to have travel and medical insurance against any potential delays, medical emergencies or cancellations.

*No tests or proof of vaccination are currently required for travel between the US and Australia.

The tour mentors for this trip will be Ross and Skyler Gilbert, both have extensive experience working with youth.

Ross Gilbert is the Headmaster of Williamsburg Academy and was awarded numerous mentoring awards for leadership through Williamsburg Learning 2019 - 2022. He has never regretted leaving corporate life 6 years ago to fulfill his dream of living intentionally and working in a meaningful capacity with youth.

Skyler Gilbert is the founder of Learning Brave LLC, the mother of 5 children, a writer, artist, and avid adventure planner.

Ross and Skyler are true blue Aussies! They have a passionate love for exploring the world, but a deep love for their incredible home country and are so excited to share this love with others!


Australia is AMAZING!!!

Come to the Land Down Under and have an authentic, fair dinkum (this is Aussie for authentic) experience!!

Together we are going to explore Melbourne and all it has to offer! Try ALL the food!! experience the unique wildlife and nature to be found in Australia, chill out on the most gorgeous beaches in the world, and just dive into all things Aussie. 

Aussie, Aussie, Aussie. Oi, Oi, Oi!!!!

The Summer is in full swing in Melbourne in January!!

In Melbourne we will be visiting the Queen Victoria Market, taking a city tour, checking out the cool and trendy Federation Square, taking the historical City Tram, and seeing either a sports event or a musical production!!!

And don't forget the wildlife!! We will take a day trip to the incredible Healesville Sanctuary, a wildlife park that specializes in the preservation and care of native Australian animals