Melbourne & Sydney Escorted Tour - £6235

Our escorted tour over the Christmas/New Year Test Matches, gives you the opportunity to travel as part of a group of fellow cricket lovers.  Venatour have run successful tours following England across the globe and we are looking forward to returning to Australia for what will be an excellent contest between two leading sides in world cricket. The atmosphere on Boxing day at the MCG is something every cricket supporter must witness first hand and spending New Years Eve in Sydney is one of those Bucket List, stand out moments, to say I was there!


21 Dec - Flight from London Heathrow to Melbourne
23 Dec - Airport transfer to Rydges Melbourne Hotel for 8 nights
24 Dec - Welcome drinks with your tour leader
25 Dec - Celebrate Christmas Day with us at Venatour's Christmas Lunch
26 Dec - Make your way to the MCG in time for the start of play.
             26-30 December - 4th Test AUSTRALIA Vs ENGLAND
31 Dec - Transfer to Melbourne airport for your flight to Sydney. On arrival in Sydney, check into the                        Radisson Hotel for 10 nights. This evening, celebrate New Years Eve with Venatour. 
04 Jan - Transfer by coach to Sydney Cricket Ground in time for the first session of the final Test.                           04-08 January - 5th Test AUSTRALIA Vs ENGLAND
09 Jan -  End of tour dinner
10 Jan -  Transfer to Sydney airport for your flight to London.                
11 Jan -  Arrrive back at London Heathrow airport.

£5997.00 per person based on 2 people sharing
Single Room Supplement £2073.00 
  • International economy class flights to Australia including all taxes
  • 8 nights accommodation staying at the Rydges Hotel Melbourne 
  • 10 nights accommodation staying at the Radisson Hotel in Sydney
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Domestic flight from Melbourne to Sydney
  • Airport to hotel transfers for all group flights
  • Test Match transfers where applicable
  • Official Silver standard match tickets for all days of the Melbourne & Sydney Test Matches
  • Welcome drinks with your tour manager
  • Venatour Christmas Dinner function in Melbourne
  • Venatour New Years Eve function in Sydney
  • A Venatour tour manager throughout your tour
  • Tour merchandise including a souvenir polo shirt and bag



A stylish hotel in central Melbourne. Our chosen hotel sits in the heart of the city’s vibrant theatre district. Staying at the Rydges Hotel offers a prime locale to the Melbourne Cricket Ground (the MCG).  Guest rooms boast the comfortable Rydges Dream Bed perfect for a sound night’s sleep, and flat-screen TVs and FREE WI-FI keep travellers stimulated and well-connected.


Located in Sydney’s Central Business District, Radisson Hotel and Suites Sydney makes it easy to explore the heart of Australia’s best-known metropolis. Walk one kilometre to attend events at the International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC) or meander one block to discover Darling Harbour’s famous dining, shopping and nightlife. You can also take a quick train ride to tour the iconic Sydney Opera House. The bedrooms at the Radisson all come with 40 Inch LCD Television, Free Wifi, Minibar and kitchenettes.

Venatour Ltd, a Cricket Australia Travel Office endorsed travel operator for the 2017-18 Ashes Series
Licence Number is CATO1718/035/SA2.