High School Lacrosse Tour

Australia

Sydney

Cairns

Melbourne

Dates: July 29th - August 9th

Program Cost: $4,795

Trip Highlights

Travel to Australia for an Unforgettable Lacrosse Experience!
Get Experience Training with College Coaches
Visit the the Sydney Opera House and Great Barrier Reef
Trip Basics

Join us for an incredible lacrosse tour of Australia! In addition to educational tours and sightseeing in Sydney, Cairns and Melbourne, the group will play three international games against top local junior club teams. In addition, the team will have two training sessions led by our college coaching staff. Beyond Sports is the world leader in international sport tours and we are excited to offer this opportunity to you!

Program Cost: $4,795

Deposit: March 1st

$500

2nd Payment: April 20th

$2,000

Final Payment: June 10th

$2,295

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Program cost includes hotel accommodations, all tours and entrance fees, three international matches, training sessions with U.S. college coaches, all local transportation, international health insurance, two meals daily, tour uniform and round-trip airfare from LAX. 

Lacrosse Tour Itinerary

Day 1
Depart from our Hub Airport with the group (LAX). Group will be accompanied by tour coaches and Beyond Sports staff for the duration of the tour.

 

Day 2
Travel day.
 

Day 3
Arrival at Sydney International Airport. Students shuttled to the hotel for orientation session and a welcome dinner.
 

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.

 

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 local Australian lacrosse club team.


Day 6
Morning flight from Sydney to Queensland and the coastal city of Cairns. We won’t waste any time with a visit to the Kuranda Koala Gardens where you can hold a koala, feed kangaroos and wallabies, and see crocodiles, snakes and more!

Day 7
We’ll spend the day out on the water exploring the Great Barrier Reef, one of the 7 Natural Wonders of the World! Snorkeling is available, however, for the less adventurous our glass bottom boat will provide the next best thing!

Day 8
Free beach day in Cairns! Optional activities include Esplanade Boardwalk, Swimming Lagoon, Botanic Gardens and more!

 

Day 9
Morning flight from Cairns to Melbourne, which has been ranked the world’s most livable city for the last six years! We’ll check into our hotel and turn our focus back to lacrosse with an afternoon clinic with local youth players followed by Game #2 in the evening.

 

Day 10
We’ll get a taste of Australia’s beautiful countryside with a day trip along the Great Ocean Road! This Australian National Heritage offers breathtaking views along a rugged coastline. We’ll go as far as Port Campbell National Park for an amazing photo op at the 12 Apostles.

 

Day 11
Spend the morning exploring the famous Queen Victoria Market, the largest open air market in the Southern Hemisphere! You’ll find just about everything you can imagine from fresh produce, countless food stalls and an impressive arts and craft scene perfect for picking up souvenirs. We’ll host our second clinic before playing Game #3 against another top Australian club team.


Day 12
Say our goodbyes as we head to Melbourne Airport for a full day of travel back to the US (same day arrival August 9th).

Tim Whittle

The Beyond Sports High School Tours are led by Tim Whittle.

​Coach Whittle has 17 years of college coaching experience, including the last nine years as the Head Men’s Basketball Coach at Macalester College. As an assistant coach, he helped lead his alma mater, Washington University in St. Louis, to three straight NCAA Final Fours and back-to-back National Championships. Prior to coaching, Whittle had a six year career in corporate finance as Manager of Finance for the Florida Marlins (now Miami Marlins) and four years in Corporate Finance with SunTrust Bank in Atlanta.  

FAQs

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Info for Parents

During our trips, our top priority is the safety of our student-athletes. If you have any questions or concerns about safety, we encourage you to set up a time to discuss them with our staff. 



 

Family travel information is provided in our tour brochures. 

When you're ready to register for the tour use the form below to begin the registration process.

Family members have until March 15th to register.

 
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