Best for students aged 12-15 who want to enjoy stunning scenery in a friendly environment
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English courses for young learners in Cairns

The ultimate location for a tropical adventure, our English school in Cairns for young learners enjoys a great climate, beautiful scenery, and a relaxed environment. One of Australia’s safest and most welcoming cities, young learners aged 12 to 15 can enjoy shopping, tranquil beaches, and a diverse range of activities.

With our homestay program, students live with an Australian family, helping to use English on a daily basis and experiencing the real local culture. Our modern school is located in Cairns’ central business area, and is fitted with excellent facilities, including wireless internet and a café.

  • One of the only places in the world with stunning coral reefs and lush tropical rainforest
  • Located in the city centre, our school in Cairns is only a short walk from the Esplanade and swimming lagoon
  • Students have a varied activities schedule throughout their stay, including trips around the city and learning about the local culture
  • Activities include trips to the Great Barrier Reef, relaxing or swimming at the Lagoon, exploring Cairns and art workshops
  • Daily transfer to and from the school
Package includes 
  • Study time: 15 hours of English tuition per week
  • Accommodation: Homestay
  • Meals: Full board (21 per week)
  • Activities: One full day and 4 half day excursions per week
  • Extras:
    - Course attendence certificate
    - 24 hour emergency helpline
    - Pre-arrival online welcome program
    - Placement test
    - Specialized K+ for Teens learning materials
    - Student ID or wristband
    - The safe storage of passports to be handed in on arrival
  • Airport Transfers:
    - Arrival: Students are met on arrival at Cairns airport by their Kaplan host family on July 26 or August 2.
    - Departure: The Kaplan host family says goodbye and takes any departing students to Cairns airport on August 1 or August 8.

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Price example:
Homestay Package
$1,950.00 AUD
Price example:
Homestay Package
$1,270.00 AUD
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Key facts


Single rooms with shared bathrooms

Level of English
Beginners to advanced

26 July - 8 August 2015 (other dates available on request)

Contact Location
Kaplan International English, 130 McLeod Street, PO Box 7368, Cairns, Queensland , Cairns 4870
Age range
12 - 15 years old

School facilities

School type
Modern building that is shared with our Kaplan adult school
Wireless internet available throughout the school
Student Lounge
Comfortable and modern common room where students can relax
Study Center
Computer room with software for guided study
An outdoor area with a café and an indoor room with microwaves and coffee and other drinks
Bright, modern rooms with air-conditioning

Activities available or offered

School activities

Outdoor activities
Enjoy a trip to Cairns Zoo and visit the amazing Great Barrier Reef
City breaks
Get a tour of the city of Cairns
Make Aussie friends at a local school
Arts & Theater
Take an art workshop and visit Cairns art gallery
Play sports with classmates


Student Residence Residential Accommodation
Residential accommodation is not currently available for this school. Our homestay option, however, provides a top quality home for young learners, living with a local family in a safe and friendly environment.
Living in a homestay will allow you to practice your English in everyday life in your chosen destination, with your homestay family and any other young learners staying with you.
  • Room Type: Twin rooms with shared bathrooms
  • Age Range: 12-15 years
  • Meals Provided: 21 meals per week (full board)

Accreditation & memberships

All of our Kaplan International English schools in Australia are accredited by NEAS (National ELT Accreditation Scheme Limited) and are members of English Australia, the highly respected organization representing the best English language schools in the country.

Kaplan International (Cairns) Pty Limited, ABN 83 010 846 821, CRICOS 00080F