Groups Abroad specialise in educational group travel. Therefore if your school requires a history tour of England or a journey to discovery the Somme and Gallipoli battlefields first hand - we are able to assist. A religious educational tour to Rome, home to Catholicism or a music tour to discover Salzburg, Vienna and the Blue Danube which have all contributed to Austria’s rich and renowned musical history, Groups Abroad can assist.
Tours are subject focused allowing a snapshot of exactly what students will gain educationally from their tour abroad. All tours are supplemented with alternative excursions and useful information to assist in creating a tour to meet your schools requirements.
Groups Abroad educational tours and programmes are designed with you, whether you’re a group leader, headmaster, parent or student, in mind. We pride ourselves on being reliable, knowledgeable and passionate about delivering educational tours that inspire your students and enrich classroom learning.
New Delhi - India - Sports Tours
India is famous for cricket and it may hold number one spot on India's podium of sports however hockey and football are also well supported to quite a good standard in many of the private schools throughout the country. India's history, sights and famous tourist attractions along with sporting opportunities makes cities such as New Delhi a perfect destination for your schools next sporting tour abroad. Students will also have the opportunity to discover the various landscapes which are adorned with temples and magnificent monuments. Group tours also have the opportunity to participate in community projects that assist the local communities near Jaipur. And a trip to India would not be complete without visiting the Taj Mahal. Contact us for more information
Beijing, Shanghai - China - Sports Tours
A sporting tour to China is a must for all students. Not only will the opportunity arise to play your choosen sport but also visit some of the worlds most famous landmarks - the Great Wall of China. Rugby is one of the fastest growing sports in China, as least in terms of profile. Established in the 90’s, with its main base around Beijing, the High School programme and that of the Forces have begun to steadily improve with the input of coaches and development officers from overseas Unions. Hong Kong in particular is a place where rugby union has been long established, partly as a result of its being a British colony. In contrast to Mainland China, it has had a continuous existence dating back over a hundred years, and is of course most notable for its sevens tournaments. All tours to China will include English speaking guides that will travel with the group from the day or arrival until departure. Contact us for more information
London - United Kingdom - Sports Tours
Sport is a fundamental element of English culture and it plays a huge part in the English school system and family life. Sports such as rugby, cricket and football are all well supported providing wonderful opportunities for groups to participate in sporting exchanges including home stay accommodation. Sporting groups have the opportunity to visit sporting attractions such as Lords Cricket Ground in London, Sporting / Match tickets along with Stadium Tours. Football tours also have the opportunity to train with some professional clubs and experience the football dream first hand. View areas of regeneration or visit the capital's famous sporting grounds. The city has many iconic football stadiums including Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur as well as Cricket grounds such as Lords in Swiss Cottage, the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum and Twickenham Rugby Stadium. A tour of some of the Olympic sites can also be a fantastic part of your tour. Contact us for more information
Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka - Japan - Sports Tours
The opportunity to play rugby or football for schools tours to Japan are endless, whether your school tour is visiting some of the majestic sports stadiums or enjoying the excitement of Tokyo Disneyland. There is always something to keep students entertained and on the move, making Japan the ideal destination for an action packed sports tour. Groups will also witness Japan's core values which have been preserved through a blend of permanence and stability in culture and social discipline. Sporting groups will be inspired by some of the sporting achievements and sporting arenas that are to be found in Tokyo. Join in with a wide range of exciting and interesting tours and activities. Build confidence and appreciation of the skills and techniques needed for personal and team success. Appreciate the sights and cultural elements that Japan has to offer. Contact us for more information
Cape Town, Johannesburg - South Africa - Sports Tours
Well publicised is South Africa's recent history however there is so much to learn, discover and explore in this region of the world. South Africa's rich culture and history is as diverse as it lands. South Africa is home to numerous National Parks where groups have the opportunity to go on safari and try and view the 'Big 5' which is a must do whilst in this part of the world. South Africa boasts endless excitement and enjoyment for groups of young people looking for an adventure. South Africa has become a very popular destination for groups and clubs due to it variety of activities. The country has a very rich sporting pedigree across numerous sports including rugby, cricket, football and netball. A highlight for school groups travelling to South Africa is the opportunity to visit a local village and experience community life. Learn about local traditions including dress, food and traditional music and dance or visit a local orphanage and interact with the local kids. Contact us for more information
Singapore - Singapore - Sports Tours
Singapore is the perfect destination for a sporting tour. There's just so many places to see and things to do. Along with playing either cricket or rugby the destination allows students to discover the history elements of WWII with a visit to Changi Museum and retrace Australia's participation. Students also will have the opportunity to have breakfast at the the famous Singapore Zoo or catch a river cruise and discover the sights of the city from the water. Enjoy the day at Universal Studios or Santosa Island home to numerous attractions...the options are endless. Contact us for more information
SPORTS Hotel & Complex - Asia - Sports Tours
Discover Asia's first dedicated SPORTS Hotel & Complex. A 23 hectare sporting facility providing Olympic standard amenities, leading edge sports training, world's top coaches and health programs along with resort style accommodation. SPORTS FACILITIES include - Aquatics, Football, Rugby, Tennis, Track & Field, Triathlon and Sports Science. The resort is home to a 50m Olympic standard swimming pool with electronic timing, ozone filtration and underneath observation window for coaches, 25m pool, international Rugby Board standard artifical rugby pitch, Limonta Soccer Pro FIFA standard pitch, 4 plexicushion indoor tennis courts, 2 outdoor plexicushion tennis courts, 600 seat grandstand, 500m all weather athletics track, hurdles, jump pits & off road trail facilities, 1500 seat grandstand, 900sq.m fitness centre with latest technology equipment, studios for martial arts, yoga, pilates, dance and spin classes along with physiotherapy rooms. Contact us for more information
SINGAPORE JUNIOR RUGBY TOURNAMENT 3-4 DEC 2016 - Singapore - Sports Tours
Join us in Singapore on a 6 night tour inclusive of tournament participation. Junior Rugby Tournament for U12-U16. In 2015 over 140 teams took part across ten age groups resulting in more than 4000 players and spectators attending the 2 day tournament. All tours include a day at Universal Studios, city sightseeing tours and breakfast at Singapore Zoo. Contact us for more information
Austria, Czeck Republic, Germany, Hungary, Slovakia. Italy, France - Europe - Sports Tours
Every year from September to May Europe is a buzz with Football fever. A football tour to Europe is a must for schools or clubs wanting their players to experience the atmosphere of attending a pro match fixture or participating in training sessions with pro clubs such as FC Bayern, AJAX or FC Dortmund. We are more than happy to design a European tour that allows your team to particiapate in training sessions, organise local match fixtures, attend Pro Match games and visit some of Europe's famous stadiums for behind the scene tours. We can also organise round robin tournaments which are very popular and are based upon the 3-countries-triangle. For example Bregenz/Austria, which is located at the border to Switzerland and Germany and involve teams from those countries. Or Klagenfurt/Austria with Slovenia and Italy - Vienna/Austria with Slovakia/Czech/Hungary. There are numerous possibilities and we are happy to work with your school or club to form the perfect basis for your European Football Tour. Contact us for more information
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SINGAPORE JUNIOR RUGBY TOURNAMENT 3-4 DEC 2016-Singapore-Sports Tours
Join us in Singapore on a 6 night tour inclusive of tournament participation. Junior Rugby Tournament for U12-U16.
In 2015 over 140 teams took part across ten age groups resulting in more than 4000 players and spectators attending the 2 day tournament.
All tours include a day at Universal Studios, city sightseeing tours and breakfast at Singapore Zoo.
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Remembering Australia at War - France & Belgium-France-History Tours
Paris is the gateway to the historical region of Normandy where Australian history tours have the opportunity to retrace and experience the battlefields and beaches that were an integral part of World War II. This region also provides groups with the opportunity to visit the Belgian Battlefields including sites such as Tyne Cot Cemetery and Polygon Wood.
A school history tour to Ypres in Belgium and the Somme in France provides your students with an interesting insight into the conditions and scale or WWI. Listening to the Last Post at Menin Gate or visiting the battlefields of the Somme will prove to be both an educational and humbling experience.
Paris is also one of those "must see" cities of Europe and it provides groups with a range of cultural and educational opportunities.
Home to endless renowned landmarks, museums and art galleries. No visit would be complete without visiting the Eiffel Tower or the beautiful Notre Dame cathedral.
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BRATISLAVA 6-9 JULY 2017-Europe-Music Festivals
This festival for orchestras and choirs provides an opportunity to participate in and contribute to the rich cultural atmosphere of Bratislava, with opportunities to perform in beautifully ornated churches, concert halls and outdoor settings in the historical centre of the city. Groups may choose to participate on either a non competitive or competitive basis in a variety of different categories.
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Tokyo, Nagasaki, Hiroshima-Japan-History Tours
Retrace the history of World War II and the world's first deployed atomic bomb over the Japanese city of Hiroshima. The explosion wiped out 90 percent of the city and immediately killed 80,000 people; tens of thousands more would later die of radiation exposure. Three days later, another A-bomb landed on Nagasaki, killing an estimated 40,000 people. Japan's Emperor Hirohito announced his country's unconditional surrender in World War II in a radio address on August 15, citing the devastating power of 'a new and most cruel bomb.' Students will have the opportunity to visit the memorial sites and museums that are located in both of these cities.
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JAPAN CONTEMPORARY ART TOUR 14 MAY 2017-Japan-Art Tours
Join us on an inspirational tour of Japan's most acclaimed museums and art galleries - fully escorted ex Tokyo. Although the main purpose of this tour is for art appreciation it also explores the various cultural elements that create the fabric of Japanese society. Enjoy galleries located in Harajuku, Ginza and the stunning Roppongi Hills which is also home to some of Tokyo's most modern architecture. The opportunity to travel further afield to discover some of Japan's true art gems including a visit to I.M.Pei designed Miho Museum located in Kyoto or the stunning 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art in Kanazawa. However an art tour of Japan would not be complete without visiting Naoshima Island home to a magnificent contemporary art collection including Benesse Art Site. Take the opportunity to view artworks by artists such as Hiroshi Sugimoto and James Turrell.
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