The Ashes in Melbourne & Sydney

Spend the winter relaxing in the Australian sunshine watching England in their quest to bring home the Ashes urn. Our bespoke Melbourne & Sydney trip gets you right to the heart of the action and for such a small price too!

Our Kangaroo tour takes you to the business end of the series, dropping you into the action just in time for the Boxing Day test at the magnificent MCG and then on to Sydney for some spectacular New Years celebrations and the culmination of the series at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

All our bespoke Ashes holidays including this Kangaroo tour can be tailored to match your needs, whether it’s ticket upgrades, match hospitality or extra days and nights in Australia, we are happy to build an itinerary to suit you.

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‘Kangaroo’ 4th & 5th Test Tour

The Boxing Day & New Years Tests in Melbourne & Sydney
222nd December 2017 to 10th January 2018

At Elite Sports Travel we are a Cricket Australia Travel Office endorsed travel operator for the 2017-18 Magellan Ashes Series which means all of our Ashes packages include guaranteed match tickets.

Our Kangaroo Tour includes the following highlights and much more:

  • Official tickets to all five days of the 4th & 5th Magellan Tests at the MCG & SCG
  • Return economy international flights from London to Melbourne & London to Sydney
  • 4* Hotel in Melbourne on a Room Only basis
  • 4* Hotel in Sydney on a Room Only basis
  • Exclusive Elite Sports Travel Merchandise
From £4,795

per person based on 2 sharing

Business Class or Premium Economy upgrades are also available for a supplement.
Match ticket upgrades are available including match day hospitality options.

‘Kangaroo’ Tour Itinerary

Day 1 – Friday 22nd December 2017

Arrive at London Heathrow airport for your evening flight to Melbourne. Flight details are dependent on the carrier and we have a number of options to choose from.

Day 2 – Saturday 23rd December 2017

In flight.

Day 3 – Sunday 24th December 2017

Christmas Eve – Arrive in Melbourne and make your way to your hotel to settle in ahead the Christmas celebrations this evening and tomorrow. Your hotel includes a seven night stay on a room only basis.

Day 4 – Monday 25th December 2017

Christmas Day – Day at leisure. Melbourne has a wide variety of excellent restaurants with a most putting on an elaborate Christmas menu, or equally you could just head to the beach with the locals and have a barbie!

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

4th Magellan Test Match – The Boxing Day Test. Make your way to the MCG for the start of play at 11am. At the end of the day make your own way back into the centre of Melbourne to continue the Ashes celebrations.

Day 10 – Sunday 31st December 2017

New Years Eve – On Sunday morning checkout of your hotel and make your way to Melbourne Airport for your domestic flight to Sydney.

On arrival in Sydney, make your way to your hotel for a nine night stay on a bed and breakfast basis.

This evening there are a whole host of activities taking place around the city, including of course the famous fireworks at Sydney Harbour. We have a number of optional functions you can book including Sydney Harbour Cruises and a Gala Opera House concert and many more, so speak to a member of our team for more details.

Days 11 to 13 – Monday 1st January 2018 to Wednesday 3rd January 2018

Days at leisure. Enjoy three days break in the action to explore Sydney and it’s suburbs. Take a trip on the ferry over to Manly and dine in some of the world class restaurants on the coast, or explore the beaches by Bondi for a down to earth Aussie summer experience.

Days 14 to 18 – Thursday 4th January 2018 to Monday 8th January 2018

5th Magellan Test Match – The final test begins on Thursday with Joe Root and his men hopefully in position to win the series and bring the Ashes urn home.

Day 19 – Tuesday 9th January 2018

Check out of your hotel and spend the morning at leisure before making your way to Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport for your return flight to London.

Day 20 – Wednesday 10th January 2018

Arrive at London Heathrow.



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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