The Ashes Cricket Tour 2017-18

Cleveland Collection is an Official Licensed Travel Operator for the 2017-18 Ashes Series. Make sure you are there to support England in the next Ashes Series Down Under as they look to erase the memories of Ashes 2017/18. Join us next November and December on two exclusive and unique escorted cricket tours to Australia with experts Allan Lamb and Graham Gooch. These tours promise to be particularly memorable and includes Premium Platinum match tickets, excellent accommodation and wonderful bespoke tours to allow you to see the best of Australia beyond the cricket grounds.

The 2017-18 Ashes Series to Australia will begin in the Brisbane Cricket Ground, commonly known as the Gabba with the 1st Test Match of the five-day series, then the tour will move to the picturesque Adelaide Oval for the second clash. Graham Gooch will host this tour throughout and will ensure with his expert knowledge this an insightful way to see a thrilling contest.

The 4th & 5th Tests Matches at the famous Melbourne and Sydney Cricket Grounds. An exceptional escorted cricket tour designed with the cricket enthusiast and keen traveller in mind, this tour will be escorted by the former England Cricket Team Captain Allan Lamb. Celebrate Christmas in Melbourne and New Year's Eve in Sydney, which promises to be an unforgettable experience.

Your flight to Australia is guaranteed with our preferred airline Qantas. The best choice for your trip to Australia due to double daily A380 services, offering a convenient choice of afternoon or evening departure, with award-winning product & service. When it comes to travelling to Australia, Qantas believes your journey should be as memorable as the destination. As you step on board the Qantas A380 you will experience an exceptional level of personal service, with style and relaxation and a superior product offering as well as a wide range of in-flight entertainment.


Both tours are expected to sell out very quickly so please speak to one of our specialists today to secure your place, call us today on 020 3111 0808 or enquire here.

What's included?

  • Premium Platinum tickets for the Australia V England test matches
  • Five-star accommodation
  • Q&A events with Jeff Thomson, Matthew Hayden, Damian Fleming, John Emburey, Merv Hughes, Glenn McGrath and Shane Warne
  • Bespoke tours
  • Flights and transfers
  • Your own personal travel consultant

The Ashes - 1st & 2nd Tests - Brisbane & Adelaide

From £8,595 per person based on 2

Sun, 19th November 2017

This is where all begins. Be there for the 1st & 2nd Australia V England test matches in the cities of Brisbane and Adelaide hosted throughout by former England batting legend & Captain Graham Gooch. This tour includes Premium Platinum match tickets, e...


  • Tour hosted throughout by former England batting legend & Captain Graham Gooch
  • Premium Platinum match tickets for 1st & 2nd Australia V England test matches
  • Exclusive welcome boat cruise
  • Private escorted tours of Adelaide, Barossa Valley & Mlaren Vale 
  • Q&A event in Brisbane with Graham GoochJeff Thomson & Matthew Hayden
  • Q&A event in Adelaide with Graham Gooch, Damian Fleming & John Emburey
  • Exclusive breakfast briefing in Adelaide with Nick Hoult 
  • Exclusive wine-tasting at four wineries 
  • Luxury accommodation & breakfast throughout
  • Economy class international and domestic flights
  • Private transfers and transportation
  • Airline departure taxes

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The Ashes - 4th & 5th Tests - Melbourne & Sydney

From £9,495 per person based on 2 sharing

Dec 22, 2017 - Jan 10, 2018

The exciting cities of Melbourne & Sydney will be hosting the 4th & 5th Tests Matches at the famous Melbourne and Sydney Cricket Grounds. An exceptional escorted cricket tour, designed with the cricket enthusiast and keen traveller in mind, this tour will be escorted by the former England Cr...


  • Premium Platinum match tickets for 4th & 5th Australia V England Tests matches
  • Five-star accommodation & breakfast throughout
  • Tour hosted throughout by former England cricketing legend Allan Lamb
  • Christmas Day lunch with drinks
  • New Year’s Eve fireworks cruise with food and drink
  • Guided tour of Hunter Valley with two wine-tastings and lunch
  • Two Question & Answer events with Allan Lamb, Merv Hughes, Shane Warne & Glenn McGrath.
  • Cricket briefing in Sydney with Nick Hoult

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1st & 2nd Tests – Brisbane & Adelaide
Nov 19 – Dec 8, 2017

4th & 5th Tests – Melbourne & Sydney
Dec 22, 2017 - Jan 10, 2018

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1st & 2nd Tests

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1st & 2nd Tests - Brisbane & Adelaide

4th & 5th Test – Melbourne & Sydney

Our Experts

Allan Lamb

Allan Lamb is regarded as one of the finest England players of fast bowling. He played 201 times for England after his native country South Africa was banned from international cricket due to the apartheid regime and even captained the national team.

Graham Gooch

Graham Gooch is regarded as one of the most successful batsmen of his generation. He played 614 times for England and Essex and scored 22,211 runs over the course of his 27-year career. He is one of only twenty-five players to have scored over 100 first-class centuries and was inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame in 2009. 

Nick Hoult

A cricket writer since 1997, Nick is The Telegraph's cricket news correspondent. He has covered four Ashes tours and five World Cups, and was highly commended in the sports news category in the 2015 Sports Journalism Awards. 

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Cleveland Collection has 30 years' experience in designing bespoke itineraries to some of the most exciting destinations worldwide. Our combination of first-hand experience, in depth destination knowledge, and passion for travel means we have the expertise to create your perfect holiday. Whether you seek an exciting city break in a luxury hotel or secluded beach escape in a private villa, we know just what it takes to make your holiday special and we always strive to do our upmost to ensure that we don’t just meet your expectations, but consistently exceed them.

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