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Your Adventure, Day by Day

Day 1 Ready for Take Off!
  • Depart on an overnight flight to Melbourne International Airport Sit back, relax, and enjoy your overnight flight
Day 2 International Time Zone
  • Traveling You will lose a day as you cross the International Time Zone. This day will be made up on the return flight
Day 3 Welcome to Australia
  • Your Adventure Begins Arrive in Melbourne Airport where you are met by your Excel Representative
  • Transfer by deluxe coach to hotel Check into your 3* Melbourne area hotel where you will be staying for the following two nights
  • See the City from the Sea Enjoy a River Cruise down the Yarra River. This is a wonderful way to see the city
  • Panoramic Views Ascend the Rialto Towers Observation Deck to have a 360 degree view of Melbourne
  • Dinner at hotel
  • Evening practice session
Day 4 Exploring Melbourne
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Werribee Park, Mansion Known as "the palace in the paddock" the 60-room Italianate mansion was built in 1877, and was quite an extravagant project in its day. In addition to touring the house, we will stroll around the grounds surrounded by 325 acres of bushland fronting the Werribee River
  • Afternoon Sightseeing Optional sightseeing which could include Dandenong Rangers National park, or Emerald Lake
  • Dinner at hotel
  • Game Time This evening, play your first international friendly game vs. an Australian team
Day 5 Australia's Capital City
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Welcome to Canberra Transfer by deluxe coach to your 3* Canberra area hotel where you will be staying for the following two nights
  • Canberra Today, we will travel to Canberra, Australia's Capital City
  • Sightseeing in Canberra Afternoon free for sightseeing on own. Perhaps take a Guided Biking Tour of Canberra, which features over 74 miles of bike paths, making it perfect for exploring on two wheels. Conclude our afternoon with an ascent of the Telstra Tower, which rises 644 ft. above the summit of Black Mountain, and features both open-air and enclosed viewing galleries that provide magnificent 360 degree views over Canberra and the surrounding countryside
  • Dinner at hotel
  • Evening practice session
Day 6 Explore All That Australia Has To Offer
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Australian War Memorial Guided tour of the Australian War Memorial; a monument to Australian troops who gave their lives for their country
  • Australian Institute of Sports Explore the first-class training facility that is used by Australia's elite athletes. We will take a guided tour led by one of the institutes athletes, which will include visits to the gymnasium, basketball courts, and Olympic swimming pool to see training in progress. There is also a fascinating interactive sports display where we can test our sporting skills
  • Dinner at hotel
  • Game Time This evening, play your second international friendly game vs. a local Australian team!
Day 7 Depart for Sydney
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Fly To Sydney
  • Transfer by deluxe coach to hotel Check into your 3* Sydney area hotel where you will be staying for the following 4 nights
  • Sightseeing in Sydney Sightseeing will begin with a Sydney Habour Cruise. Cruise past the famous Opera House and the Sydney Aquarium
  • More Sightseeing Time Conclude the afternoon of sightseeing with a visit to the A.M.P. Centrepoint Tower, the tallest building in the Southern Hemisphere, which resembles a giant steel pole skewering a golden marshmallow. Standing more than 1,860 ft. tall, it offers stupendous 360 degree views across Sydney and as far as the Blue Mountains. Fortunately, an elevator takes us to the indoor viewing platform, and after our viewing, we can spend a bit of time below the tower, where there are three floors of stores and restaurants
  • Dinner at hotel
  • Evening free for social activities
Day 8 Explore Modern Sydney
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Sydney Olympic Park Visit the site of the 2000 Olympic Games. Most of the Olympic venues are at the dedicated Olympic precinct at Homebush Bay, and our first port of call will be the Homebush Bay Information Centre, which offers displays, walking maps, and tour tips
  • Stadium Australia Visit the site of the Olympic Opening and Closing ceremonies, the track and field events, and some Olympic soccer games, and we will take a "Behind the Scenes" Tour. We will conclude our time at the Olympic Park as we ascent to Level 17 of the Novotel Hotel, located in the park, which features wonderful views of the Sydney Olympic Park and the city
  • Dinner at hotel
  • Night Game This evening, play your third international friendly game vs. an Australian side
Day 9 Sydney's Famous Landmarks
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Morning practice session
  • World Famous Opera House Only a handful of building around the world are as architecturally and culturally significant as the Sydney Opera House. But what sets it apart is that this white-sailed construction caught mid-billow over the waters of Sydney Cover is a working building
  • Sydney Aquarium One of the world's best aquariums. The main attractions are the underwater walkways through two enormous tanks, one with an impressive collection of creatures found in Sydney Harbour, the other full of giant rays and gray nurse sharks. Other excellent exhibits include a giant Plexiglas room suspended inside a pool patrolled by rescued seals, and a magnificent section on the Great Barrier Reef, where thousands of colorful fish school around coral outcrops
  • Dinner at hotel
  • Evening free for social activities
Day 10 Enjoy Your Last Day In Sydney
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Last Game This morning, play your fourth and final lacrosse game vs. a local Australian side
  • Dinner at hotel
  • Evening free for social activities
Day 11 Depart For North America
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Depart Sydney Airport for your return flight home

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