The Boxing Day Test – Melbourne

Our Emu tour takes you to the beautiful metropolitan city of Melbourne in Victoria to celebrate Christmas and New Year, together with the 4th Magellan Ashes Test on Boxing Day at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground.

This bespoke tour option allows you to tailor your trip to exactly suit your needs, whether it’s adding a top-over in Hong Kong on route, or upgrading your test match tickets to hospitality tickets for the ultimate Ashes experience, the choice is yours.

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‘Emu’ 4th Test Tour

The Magellan Boxing Day Test in Melbourne
22nd December 2017 to 2nd January 2018

Arrive in Melbourne and transfer to your hotel for an eight night stay. You arrive on Christmas Eve with enough time for a few drinks in the evening before resting ahead of your day at leisure on Christmas Day. On Boxing Day, the action begins with the first ball being bowled at 11am local time at the MCG. The cricket action finishes just ahead of New Years eve with all the celebrations still to come. Rested and refreshed, on New Years day make your way to the airport for your flight home.

Our Emu Tour includes the following highlights and much more:

  • Official tickets to all five days of the 4th Magellan Test at the MCG
  • Return economy international flights from London to Melbourne
  • 4* Hotel in Melbourne on a Room Only basis
  • Exclusive Elite Sports Travel Merchandise
From £3,395

per person based on 2 sharing

secure your place with a deposit of just £995
Business Class or Premium Economy upgrades are also available for a supplement.
Match ticket upgrades are available including match day hospitality options.

‘Emu’ Tour Itinerary

Day 1 – Friday 22nd December 2017

Arrive at London Heathrow airport for your scheduled departure to Melbourne Tullamarine International. Flight times and final details to be confirmed.

Day 2 – Saturday 23rd December 2017

In flight.

Day 3 – Sunday 24th December 2017

Christmas Eve – Land in Melbourne in the morning and make your way to your hotel for an eight night stay on a room only basis.

Day 4 – Monday 25th December 2017

Christmas Day – Day at leisure.

Days 5-9 – Tuesday 26th December 2017 to Saturday 30th December 2017

The 4th Magellan Test – The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) is the venue for the iconic Boxing Day test. Make your own way to the stadium each day as the venue is just a short walk from the city centre.

Day 10 – Sunday 31st December 2017

New Years Eve – Day at leisure. We would be happy to make some recommendations for you New Years Eve celebrations.

Day 11 – Monday 1st January 2018

Check out of your hotel and spend the morning at leisure. Make your way to Melbourne Airport for your evening return flight back to London. Your flight will make a short connecting stopover on route.

Day 12 – Tuesday 2nd January 2018

Arrive in London.



Elite Sports Travel Ltd are a Cricket Australia Travel Office endorsed travel operator for the 2017-18 Magellan Ashes Series. CATO Licence Number: CATO1718/005/SA1.
Elite Sports Travel Ltd is an independent contractor to, and is not an agent or associate of, Cricket Australia or Cricket Australia Travel Office.
Ticket and Entry Conditions and Official Hospitality Conditions apply to all tickets and attendance at the 2017-18 Magellan Ashes Series. These Conditions are available from Elite Sports Travel Ltd on request or at www.cricket.com.au.

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