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Attention Class of 2016: Schoolies is on the horizon!

Published December 1st, 2015

The countdown is on! And booking for Schoolies 2016 are ready for the taking! You can’t start Year 12 not knowing where you’re going to be come the end of November!

So, to help you decide, here are some of the latest offerings from Sure Thing, the Schoolies pros who have the best parties sorted out here at home and in tropical locations overseas too!

The party at Bounty Hotel, Bali


The low-down:

- Schoolies Hotel is in the perfect central location right in the middle of the action.
- A quick stroll to the famous Kuta Beach and the main Bali Nightlife.
- Get on board the Bali Day Cruise as part of your Schoolies Experience
- More Schoolies inclusions in this package than any other
- if you are up for shopping then Bali is place to get your post-school-retail-therapy
- Flight times from Australia ranges from 3 to 6 hours.


The low-down:

- The Official Schoolies Party at the Central Coast
- Exclusive Schoolies Resort
- It’s only an hour or so from Sydney, it has two of the best beaches on the coast
- Surf by day, party by night
- The affordable option – don’t go broke before summer has even really begun!
- Extra Schoolies activities included

Did someone say pool party? All day everyday in Thailand at Ark Beach Resort


The low-down:

- Sure Thing offers the only official Schoolies event in Thailand
- Located in Koh Samui in a beachfront resort
- Food and drink is usually cheaper than in Australia.
- There is no curfew for those who want to party into the night
- With just one flight transit, the travel time is approximately 12 hours.
- Parties. Every night. The Schoolies wristband gets you access to Schoolies parties
- Loads of activities including Full Moon Party, jet skis and speedboats


The low-down:

- Schoolies Resort is located on the most amazing stretch of beach in Fiji

- Freedom to explore the Fiji mainland (including shops, tours, nightlife) since you’re not restricted to a small island resort for 7 days

- Schoolies parties every night - Mango Bay Resort in Fiji gives you the kind of Schoolies experience you dream of

- Get a taste of the local culture and get the full Fiji experience instead of just seeing the inside of you and your mates hotel rooms

- Sunbake by day then party by night  

Phillip Island

The low-down:

- The Official Schoolies Party on Phillip Island - 90 minutes drive from Melbourne

– No need to fly, you can drive right on to the island

- Great shopping, swimming, surfing and sunsets!

- Exclusive Schoolies Hotel with rooftop balcony

- Access to all the great official Schoolies Parties

How's the serenity? At  Magnetic Island Sails on Horseshoe Resort

Magnetic Island

The low-down:

- The Official Schoolies Party on Magnetic Island

- Exclusive Schoolies Hotel = 100% Fun Schoolies Vibe

- Exclusive Schoolies Hotel = 100% Fun Schoolies Vibe

- Book into the Sails of Horseshoe Resort you are smack bang in the middle of the best entertainment, eateries and shopping on the island.

- Magnetic Island has some 320 days of sunshine a year

Bryon Bay

The low-down:

- Schoolies Hotel is right on the beach (actually backs on to the sand)
- AND voted as the best Schoolies accommodation in Byron Bay
- Accom is just a quick stroll to the centre of town – no need for any taxis or public transport or late night driving
- Chill in the pool, hit up the beach and even play some beach volleyball by day
- Party with friends new and old by night


The low-down:

- Voted as the Number 1 overseas Schoolies event
- exclusive Schoolies venues at the 8 bars and clubs in Port Vila and on-site at the Schoolies hotel
- Schoolies Pool Party
- Schoolies Party Cruise Event
- Schoolies reps on site 24 hours
- sunshine, tropical beaches, and Schoolies parties and events every night
- Vanuatu is known as “The Happiest Place on Earth”

Pick up the phone, chat online, or drop into a Student Flights store today and start planning your a Schoolies worth working hard all year for!



Rachel Surgeoner

A self-confessed 'food-tourist', I take hunting for the world's greatest sandwich very seriously, my quest has taken me from Berlin to Hoboken. Stopping off only for vintage shopping, craft beers and Mediterranean sunsets.