Rugby on the beach

"We had an amazing trip and would like to thank Lisa for her meticulous planning and her attention to detail."

Scotch College, Melbourne

At Edwin Doran Sports Tours Australia, we pride ourselves on extending the world’s leading school sports tour business into a connected, informed and deeply passionate sports travel business.

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As a leading sport travel company we have been providing sports travel packages and high end sports touring experiences that international schools have been enjoying since 1974. With over 40 years of sports tours and travel experience, we’ve amassed a huge bank of knowledge and an unrivalled network of contacts that we use to create unforgettable school tours. Our friendly front-line staff are touring veterans with a passion for their chosen sports. With many offices around the world, our unrivalled on-the-ground knowledge helps sports tours get the most out of their sports travel packages, whether that’s by playing perfectly matched opponents, the best football tickets, a Lord’s Cricket tour or finding the best local restaurant for an end-of-tour meal.

Well-matched fixtures

We build bespoke school sports tours to meet the specific needs of your team, and have a range of international sports tour offices making us the best connected and informed sports tour operator anywhere in the world.  Whatever your team’s level, they’ll play matches that stretch their capabilities and develop their skills, yet allow them to absorb the culture and history of a country and leave them with memories and friendships for a lifetime.  With overseas partners that are legendary ex-sporting internationals, Edwin Doran Sports Tours Australia can offer access to world-renowned venues as well as grass-roots school clubs.

Unforgettable excursions

Making time to experience the highlights of your destination is an essential part of most of our sports tours. You can choose from our list of exciting excursions to let off steam, relax or delve into the local culture. Whether you want to tuck into a New Zealand Hangi, punt through Cambridge or ride rollercoasters in the USA, we’ve operated in over 30 countries worldwide and we know tours.

Rewarding home stays

One of the key factors that makes us the market leading sports tour and travel company is our easy expertise in linking up team members with memorable home stays. Socialising and hanging out with your opposition allows your students to build international friendships and gain a richer understanding of the countries’ culture and society. In Australia, we have had many overseas schools testify to how our Australian students have conducted themselves with hosting families, and what a lasting impression that has had on overseas individuals, school and organisations involved.

Support and safety

The safety of everyone on our tours is our #1 priority. We require that all accommodation, transport and excursions suppliers meet our high safety standards and we provide round-the-clock assistance in the event of any incident. We also help you promote your tour to increase the sign-up rate with materials and presentations to parents. In fact, every angle you are looking at when choosing a schools sports tour operator, you’ll find decisive answers at EDST Australia.  Financially, we’re backed by TUI Travel PLC, the world’s largest leisure travel group, so we can offer unrivalled financial security and every single tour we provide is ully bonded by IATA, AFTA and ATOL, protecting your group against unforeseen events.

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