Travel to Australia for an unforgettable softball experience!
Get Experience Training with College Coaches!
Visit the Sydney Opera House, see kangaroos, koalas + the Gold Coast!
Join us for an unforgettable tour visiting some of Australia's must-see sights, including the Sydney Opera House, Mt. Coot-tha, and beaches at the Gold Coast. Hold a koala, train with US college coaches, and compete against top Australia softball clubs. What else could you ask for? Beyond Sports is the world-leader in international sport tours and we're excited to offer this opportunity to you!
Program Cost: $4,795
The cost of the tour is not due immediately
Includes hotel accommodations, 3 international games , all transportation in Australia, two meals per day and roundtrip airfare from LAX. Does not include costs for optional snacks or souvenirs.
Softball 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, light training session, if time permits, and a relaxing 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! Game #1 of the tour! Team function to follow 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 #2 vs. local club team.
Day 6: Morning flight from Sydney to Brisbane. Group training session. Afternoon hotel check-in. Evening team dinner.
Day 7: Morning at leisure to explore Brisbane - Botanical Gardens, South Bank Parklands, Mt. Coot-tha and Story Bridge. Game #3 with a post-game function with local club team.
Day 8: Day trip to Tangalooma Island Resort. Relax on the beaches, enjoy snorkeling, pelican feeding, dolphin shows and more. Late afternoon return to the hotel.
Day 9: Check out of hotel and depart for The Gold Coast. Afternoon at your leisure to enjoy golden beaches of Surfer’s Paradise.
Day 10: Visit Currumbin Wildlife Park - see rainbow lorikeets, dingoes, Tasmanian Devils and more. Game #4 in the evening with a post-game function to follow.
Day 11: Free day to explore The Gold Coast - Surfer’s Paradise, Broadbeach, Lamington National Park. Farewell dinner in the evening.
Day 12: Say our goodbyes as we head to Brisbane Airport for a full day of travel back to the US (same day arrival August 9th).
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.
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.