Sample Australia Excursions


In between your fixtures, Australia offers many excursions that you just have to take advantage of. Thousands of people travel to Australia every year to see the sights of the Blue Mountains or take surf lessons in Surfers Paradise, so cram in as much as possible before you fly home from your Aussie Sports Tour.

 


Sydney
 

   
Sydney Sports Tours   Sydney Harbour Bridge
In 2007, the “Coathanger” - a nickname given because of its arch based design - celebrated 75 years as the main crossing on Sydney Harbour. No trip to the city is complete without a visit and brave tourists can take on the “Bridge Climb” – a guided ascent to the top of the bridge.

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  Bondi Beach
Possibly the most famous beach in the world, tourists swarm to Bondi for the soft yellow sand, blue lapping waves and the near constant warm sun. If all that lounging gets a bit much, you can hit the many shops and bars that line the beach front.
Blue Mountains Australian Shorts   Blue Mountains
A UNESCO world heritage site area, the Blue Mountains lie to the west of Sydney and represent some of the best natural highland scenery in the world. While relatively unspoilt, the area is very tourist friendly with outdoor activities like guided bushwalks, 4x4 driving, and golf especially popular.


Melbourne
 

   
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Melbourne Cricket Ground
A cathedral of cricket; the MCG is the spiritual home of the sport in Australia. Even if your team is losing, there’s little to beat the big match atmosphere, as many travelling England fans could no doubt testify. The ground also hosts Aussie Rules in the winter and operates a comprehensive tour year-round.

 
St Kilda Beach Sports Tours   St Kilda
This vibrant sea-side suburb of metropolitan Melbourne is renowned for its beach and nightlife. During the day, visitors head for attractions like Luna Park, a traditional fun fair. After dark, Fitzroy Street is famous for the food and drink available at its many bars and restaurants, as well as the friendliness of the clientele.
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Neighbors Tour
If you are a soaps fan then the Neighbors Tour is the perfect trip for you. Hang out with the cast and get exclusive entry into Harold’s store, Charlie’s Bar and Lassiter’s complex to name but a few. Take a stroll along Ramsey Street and reminisce about your favorite Neighbors moments and plots.

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AAMI stadium 
The AAMI is an Australian Rules football stadium that is always bursting with activity and hosts one of Australia's most prestigious professional rugby outfits, the Melbourne Rebels. Not only can you catch a number of live matches at the stadium but you can also enjoy an array of live concerts.  


Queensland
 

   
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Jungle Surfing Canopy Tours 
Queensland offers Jungle Surfing which is a unique and exhilarating way to experience the beauty of the world-renowned Daintree Rainforest. Jungle Surfing offers unmatched access to the heart of the Daintree from the bustling forest floor to the giants that tower above the canopy. If you are looking for a heart racing adventure then the Jungle Surfing Canopy Tour is perfect for you. 


The Gold Coast
 

   
Surfers Paradise Sports Tours   Surfers Paradise 
While the name gives away the main attraction of the Gold Coast’s biggest settlement, it by no means tells the whole story. While the sandy beach has been compared to Hawaii, the party atmosphere away from the shore is more comparable to an American Spring Break. With bars, clubs, theme parks and other distractions, you don’t have to be a surfer to enjoy yourself in paradise.
Croc Hunter Sports Tours   Gold Coast Hinterland
Referred to locally as “the green behind the gold”, the Hinterland offers a glimpse at Australia’s native wild life and a break from the commercialised world of the Gold Coast. There are regular guided tours of the area and attractions include the Crocodile Hunter Reptile Park, Glasshouse Mountains and “Aussie World” at Ettamogah Pub.
Sea World Austalia Sports Tours   Theme Parks 
The Gold Coast features more than 20 themed parks and attractions to suit most tastes. These include Dreamworld; a contemporary thrill ride theme park, Sea World; a marine park specialising in the rescue and rehabilitation of aquatic life, Warner Bros. Movie World; featuring attractions based on the studio’s films, and the Australian Outback Spectacular; with shows based around traditional bush skills.
Sea World Austalia Sports Tours   Whale Watching
Whale watching allows for you to get up close and personal with Australia’s giants. Enjoy the view as the whales swim and play alongside your boat giving you a truly intimate encounter. 

Canberra
 
   
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Australian Institute of Sport
Go behind the scenes at one of Canberra’s most popular tourist attractions on a guided tour of the facilities with an elite athlete. See Australia’s top athletes train hard in their natural habitat; maybe some of that Aussie sporting spirit will rub off on you.


Cairns
 
   
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Paronella Park
Enjoy a guided tour through the historic sites and natural environment of Paronella Park. This mystical venue was home to José Paronella who moved to Australia and bought this paradise for only £120 where he and his family built their house, bridges and pleasure gardens in the virgin scrub along the Mena Creek. Paronella Park allows you to venture around this delight and indulge in the natural environment around the park. 

 

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