Field Hockey Tour

Australia

July 26th - August 6th, 2021 

 Tour Price: $4,995 

 

Tour Highlights

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Play 3 games against

high-level local competition

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Visit Sydney, Brisbane and Gold Coast

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Experience the beautiful beaches and wildlife of Australia 

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Tour Itinerary

Day 1: 

Departure day! Depart from Hub Airport (LAX) with tour coaches and Beyond Sports staff on international flight to Australia.


Day 2:

Travel day! (We lose one day crossing the International Date Line.) 


Day 3: 

Morning arrival to Sydney International Airport! Transfer to city center for free time to explore before afternoon hotel check-in. Welcome dinner and trip orientation to finish our first day in Australia! Overnight in Sydney.

 

Day 4: 

Morning sightseeing including views of the Sydney Harbour, Sydney Opera House and Darling Harbour. Visit the Sydney Tower Observation Deck for spectacular 360-degree views of the city! First team practice in the evening. Overnight in Sydney.


Day 5:

Enjoy 'brekkie' at the hotel before we set out for the Coastal walk from Bondi to Coogee Beach. We'll check out two of Sydney's most popular beaches and walk along coastal cliffs, keeping our eyes peeled for whale sightings off the coast. Game #1 in the evening against a local Australian field hockey club. Overnight in Sydney.  

Day 6: 

Morning flight from Sydney to the coastal city of Brisbane, Queensland. We'll head straight to the field hockey pitch for a quick practice, and then to our accommodations for a free afternoon to explore downtown Brisbane at your leisure. Overnight in Brisbane.

Day 7: 

Morning tour of Brisbane's city center; including City Botanical Gardens, South Bank Parklands, Mount Coot-tha, Story Bridge, and Suncorp Stadium! Game #2 in the evening followed by post-game function with the opposing team! Overnight in Brisbane.

 

Day 8:

Day trip to Tangalooma Island resort for snorkeling, pelican feeding, dolphin shows, and much more! We'll ferry to the island from the Holt Street Wharf and return to our hotel in the late afternoon. Overnight in Brisbane.

 

Day 9: 

Morning departure for The Gold Coast. Spend the afternoon enjoying the golden beaches of Surfers Paradise, or shop for souvenirs at the popular local market! Overnight in Gold Coast.

 

Day 10: 

Set out early for the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary to see the flora and fauna of Australia; including rainbow lorikeets, dingoes, Tasmanian Devils, various reptiles, and the largest aviary in the Southern Hemisphere! In the evening, we'll play Game #3 against another top Australian team! Overnight in Gold Coast.

 

Day 11: 

The group will have a day of leisure to do your choice of activities in The Gold Coast; enjoy Surfers Paradise, Broadbeach, Lamington National Park, and much more! Overnight in Gold Coast.

 

Day 12:

Say our goodbyes as we head to Brisbane Airport (BNE) for a full day of travel back to the U.S.A. 

Please understand that the final itinerary may change slightly based on the confirmed game schedule. We will do our best to follow this exact itinerary.

 

Our staff is available to answer any questions you or your family may have regarding the tour. Feel free to contact us at any point throughout the registration process.

Next Steps

1. Accept Your Invitation

Complete the acceptance form at the top of this page to express your interest in your tour invitation. Upon completion, check your email for information regarding registration and ways to connect with our staff. (If you did not receive an invite, but you are interested in joining our tour, please complete our program application.)

2. Connect with Our Staff
3. Register & Deposit

When you are ready to commit to the Australia Field Hockey Tour, create your registration account and submit your $500 deposit to reserve your spot. The full cost of the tour is not due immediately. The payment plan options are outlined in registration.

 

Juliena D.
Australia Women's Lacrosse 2019

My Beyond Sports Tour experience was absolutely astonishing. We were able to go to different parts of Australia and experience different cultures and people in every place. I was able to meet new people, and make an inseparable bond with them. The girls I met will forever be my teammates.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who will be my coach?


Beyond Sports is proud of our incredible network of college coaches that join our international trips as tour coaches! All tour coaches are current college coaches and will be announced in the fall.




What is included in the tour price?


- Round-trip airfare to Australia from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) - 9 nights hotel accommodations - 3 nights in Sydney, 3 nights in Brisbane, 3 nights in Gold Coast - 2 meals daily (students on their own for either lunch or dinner) - All transportation while in Australia, including domestic flight and private charter bus for all tour activities - Australia Visa Application fee - International Health Insurance through GeoBlue - 3 games against Australian teams - All excursions outlined in the trip itinerary - Beyond Sports t-shirt and uniform top




How will I travel to Australia?


Tour participants are responsible for arranging their own travel to and from the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) where we will travel to Australia as a group. International airfare is arranged by Beyond Sports. Final travel itineraries are shared with tour participants 6-8 weeks before departure.
Though international airfare is included in your tour cost, you have the option to opt out and arrange your own airfare to and from Australia. If you choose to arrange your own travel, we will apply a $900 discount to your program total.




Can a family member or teammate come with me?


Yes! We encourage our student-athletes to have friends and family join them for this once-in-a-lifetime experience. Fill out the form below to receive more information.




Will I need a travel visa?


Yes, all travelers attending an Australia tour will need a temporary travel visa. Your visa is included in your tour cost and will be secured by Beyond Sports. We will share your visas along with your final travel details and reminders 2-3 weeks before your departure.





 
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CONTACT US

Our staff is readily available to answer your questions. 

Please do not hesitate to reach out to us at your convenience.