Rugby tours to Australia

Head Down Under for challenging rugby, a laid back lifestyle and awesome natural wonders

Australia has so much to offer and despite being the third rugby code it offers competitive rugby throughout. Why not stop off for a time in Indonesia, Singapore, Hong Kong or the Polynesian Islands?

Typical tour inclusions:

  • Well-matched fixtures
  • Accommodation and/or home hosting
  • Travel and ground transportation
  • Your choice of excursions
  • Free staff places
  • Your own Tour Co-ordinator
  • 24-hour support
  • Branded tour kit
Typical prices range from
£2,500 - £3,200 Per person or call

Fixtures in Australia 

100%

of our front-line staff

'play sport' 

Rugby season in Australia
Apr to Sep
The team from Gowerton School in Swansea pose on the pitch.

The team from Gowerton School in Swansea pose on the pitch.

“Sydney put up some competitive resistance to the Bedford boys who cut a swathe through Brisbane and Melbourne.”

Bedford School, Bedfordshire

 

Play against top Aussie teams such as the Southport School from Queensland. (LAUREN IS HOPEFULLY GETTING BACK ON THIS ONE – CHECKING IT’S THE CORRECT ‘SOUTHPORT SCHOOL')

Play against top Aussie teams such as the Southport School from Queensland.

Keeping the pace alive with strong forward play.

Keeping the pace alive with strong forward play.

What you'll experience

Go surfing off the Gold Coast, snorkel on the Great Barrier Reef and explore the rainforest. Play rugby on the beach at Manly, take a jetboat around Sydney Harbour or a river cruise in Perth.

“We swam in water falls, sang with aboriginals, climbed the Sydney Harbour Bridge and saw the Great Barrier Reef. It was one of the most memorable moments of my teaching career, if not in my life.”

Ashton Park School, Bristol

 

Take an exhilarating jetboat ride and see famous sights such as the Opera House and Harbour Bridge.

Sydney Harbour Jetboat

Observe native species such as koalas, kangaroos and the giant fresh water crocodiles. 

A full day trip including over 2.5 hours of snorkeling, lunch and a trip on a glass-bottomed boat.

Gold Coast beaches

Enjoy the region’s vast, beautiful beaches, and learn or improve your surfing skills with a lesson.

Observe native species such as koalas, kangaroos and the giant fresh water crocodiles.

Australia Zoo

Observe native species such as koalas, kangaroos and the giant fresh water crocodiles. 

Hosting

Despite what the Aussies may think about us ‘Pomms’ they are very hospitable and with a good mix of hotels and billets on tour you’re guaranteed extra value for your money.

 

“I would highly recommend Edwin Doran to anyone who is considering travelling abroad on a school sports tour. Their attention to detail is first class!"

The Campion School, Greater London

 

Home hosting

Experience the Aussie way of life by staying with local families.

Accommodation

Sports tours to Australia offer a fantastic mix of hotels and billets to ensure value for money.

A comfortable room at the centrally located Travelodge Southbank Melbourne.

A comfortable room at the centrally located Travelodge Southbank Melbourne.

The well-equipped Menzies Hotel is close to Sydney Harbour.

The well-equipped Menzies Hotel is close to Sydney Harbour.

We are always on hand to help during your tour: 

  • 24-hour telephone support to deal with any incidents
  • Access to excellent local knowledge from area experts
  • Backed up by TUI AG and ATOL, IATA and ABTA bonded

Why we love Australia 

Jon Hobbs, Sales Manager, Edwin Doran Australia

“It’s the awe-inspiring scenery and dedication to sport that help define Australia as a top touring destination.”

Jon Hobbs, Sales Manager, Edwin Doran Australia

 

“Australia is a fantastic place to tour and the Aussies are ‘sports mad’. Perth and Melbourne are cosmopolitan cities, and Sydney’s Bondi beach is a gem.”

Lauren Hopkins, Marketing Executive

 

Want multiple destinations?

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