NETBALL TOURS TO AUSTRALIA

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A netball tour to Australia offers a diverse experience of City and coastal life in a sports mad country. Sport is something of a national obsession and part of the culture 'down under'.

Although Aussie rules football is the main sport played you will find strong opposition and experience competitive fixtures in a range of other team sports including Hockey, Cricket, Football and Rugby Union and Rugby League formats utilising excellent facilities throughout in a wonderful climate. The wide variety of activities on offer including iconic and World renowned landmarks and landscapes will ensure a tour ‘down under’ will create lifetime memories.

  • Resorts
  • Accommodation
  • Excursions
  • Itinerary

Groups will have the opportunity to visit a number of Towns and Cities within Australia depending on the length of tour and budget requirements. Key Cities including Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne can be included in any tour itinerary whilst also integrating visits and excursions to iconic landmarks to make an unforgettable touring experience.

Sydney
Sydney

Sydney

  • Australia’s premier City with numerous attractions
  • Home to the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House
  • Ideal location for dining, shopping and entertainment
  • Number of schools for fixtures
Brisbane/Gold Coast
Brisbane/Gold Coast

Brisbane/Gold Coast

  • Surfers paradise with long golden sandy beaches
  • SeaWorld, Movie World, Wet n Wild, DreamWorld, Whitewater World
  • Brisbane is Australia’s 3rd largest City with spectacular riverside location
  • Subtropical climate with year round sunshine
Melbourne
Melbourne

Melbourne

  • 2nd largest and most ‘European’ City in Australia
  • Cultural, fashion and dining capital of Australia
  • Young, multicultural and cosmopolitan
  • Named top sports event City in the World with passion for sport
Townsville
Townsville

Townsville

  • Vibrant and youthful
  • Magnetic Island only a 20 min ferry ride
  • Islands, beaches, national parks and outback all on the doorstep
  • Average 320 days of sunshine per year
Cairns
Cairns

Cairns

  • Main hub for Great Barrier Reef cruise and snorkelling excursion
  • Short drive to tropical rainforest
  • White Water Rafting available on Tully River
  • Tropical climate all year round

A mixture of accommodation options are possible throughout a tour to Australia including High Performance centres, good quality hostels and 3-5* hotels. Hosting is also a possibility with local schools and families and often one of the highlights of any tour. Some example accommodation is highlighted below:

YHA Sydney
YHA Sydney

YHA Sydney Harbour

  • Budget accommodation in heart of historic harbourside precinct - The Rocks
  • Centrally located and walking distance to circular quay, major sights, shops and restaurants
  • Multi share accommodation and well catered for groups
  • Fantastic views of Sydney harbour
Sports Super Centre
Sports Super Centre

Sports Super Centre - Gold Coast

  • High Performance centre on Gold Coast with onsite sports facilities
  • 9 Private lodges with 10 bedrooms in each accommodating up to 36 people per lodge
  • Onsite 50m & 20m swimming pools, artificial and grass fields, gym and more…
  • Tailor made menus available with various meal plan options

 

Colonial Club
Colonial Club

Colonial Club - Cairns

  • Set on 11 acres of award winning tropical gardens
  • 3 lagoon style swimming pools, games room and fitness centre
  • Multi share rooms for groups
  • 4km from City Centre with free shuttle bus

There are an abundance of activities and excursions on offer in Australia to enhance your overall tour experience, below you will find a selection of ‘must sees’. 

Great Barrier Reef
Great Barrier Reef

Set sail aboard a luxury sailing catamaran, and experience Michaelmas Cay’s unique reef environment. Snorkel, dive and or cruise in the semi-submersible for a diver’s view of the spectacular underwater World of colourful fish and sea turtles. Buffet lunch and drinks are provided during the full day tour.

Surf Lesson
Surf Lesson

No visit to Australia is complete without some time spent riding the waves, groups will be taught by accredited surf schools offering their own unique techniques for teaching you how to catch a wave and stand up. Bondi, Manly or Surfers Paradise is ideal for a surfing experience with qualified teachers in a safe and fun environment.

White Water Rafting
White Water Rafting

Raft the Mighty Tully River, regarded as the best rafting river across Australia and New Zealand. Each raft is controlled by a highly trained river guide, who teaches you the correct techniques during the day, and who will share with you the history and wonders of the magnificent landscape whilst negotiating the grade 3 & 4 rapids.

Australia Zoo
Australia Zoo

100 acre zoo on Queensland's Sunshine Coast made famous by the ‘Crocodile Hunter’ and late Steve Irwin, whose vision was always to make Australia Zoo the biggest and best wildlife conservation facility in the entire world. A haven for the collection of over one hundred different species including the Crocodile, Tiger and Cheetah and the native Koalas, kangaroos and wombats.

We can offer tailor made tours to suit your specific tour duration, group requirements and budget. Please find below an example itinerary:

Yarm School Tour

 

Day 1     

Depart London Heathrow for overnight flight to Sydney (via Hong Kong)

 

Day 2     

In Flight

 

Day 3     

Arrive Sydney

Light training at Domain Parkland

Jet Boating activity around Sydney harbour

Overnight at Hotel

 

Day 4     

Ferry trip to Manly

Sydney Tower visit

Overnight at Hotel              

 

Day 5     

ANZ guided stadium tour

Welcome at local school to meet host families

Overnight with billets

 

Day 6     

Fixture #1 v St Ignatius College

Overnight with billets

 

Day 7     

Flight Sydney to Brisbane

Transfer to Gold Coast

Welcome at local school to meet host families

Overnight with billets

 

Day 8     

Surf lesson and body boarding on Gold Coast

Overnight with billets

 

Day 9     

Free time on Gold Coast

Fixture #2 v All Saints Anglican School

Overnight with billets

 

Day 10   

Transfer to Brisbane

Orientation tour of City

Overnight at Hotel

 

Day 11   

Fixture #3 v Ipswich Grammar School

Overnight with billets

 

Day 12    

light Brisbane to Townsville

Visit Billabong Sanctuary

Welcome at local school to meet host families

Overnight with billets

 

Day 13   

Day at leisure with billets

Overnight with billets

 

Day 14   

Fixture #4 v Townsville District RUFC

Overnight with billets

 

Day 15   

Visit Magnetic Island via ferry

Water sports on island

Overnight with billets

 

Day 16   

Transfer by coach from Townsville to Cairns

White Water Rafting excursion on the Tully River

Overnight at hotel

 

Day 17  

Free time in Cairns

Fixture #5 v Trinity Anglican School

 

Day 18   

Full day catamaran cruise to Great Barrier Reef

Final end of tour meal at local restaurant

 

Day 19   

Depart Cairns for return overnight flight back to UK

 

Day 20   

Arrive at London Heathrow and transfer by coach back to school