Play 3 games against
high-level local competition
Visit Sydney, Brisbane and Gold Coast
Experience the beautiful beaches and wildlife of Australia
Departure day! Depart from Hub Airport (LAX) with tour coaches and Beyond Sports staff on international flight to Australia.
Travel day! (We lose one day crossing the International Date Line.)
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.
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.
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 softball club. Overnight in Sydney.
Morning flight from Sydney to the coastal city of Brisbane, Queensland. We'll head straight to the softball field for a quick practice, and then to our accommodations for a free afternoon to explore downtown Brisbane at your leisure. Overnight in Brisbane.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
1. Register now or submit application
If you received an invitation from your coach you can accept your invite to begin registration. If you did not receive an invite, but you are interested in joining the tour, please complete our program application.
2. Connect with Our Staff
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 or send us a message through the registration system.
When you are ready to commit to the Australia Softball Tour, 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. We encourage all students who do not have a valid passport to apply for a passport as soon as possible!
Australia Women's Lacrosse 2019
Take the risk and go on the tour. My favorite location was swimming in the Great Barrier Reef. I made some long lasting friends, learned more than I imagined of Australian culture, and became a more confident lacrosse player!