Wanderers Australia Cricket Tour 2008
Posted by Ben McLean on Thursday, 8 Nov 2007 at 11:45am
Are you interested in playing cricket in England or the West Indies in winter 2008?  Read this article to find out more.
Wanderers Australia has been involved in sending over 1500 Australians on tour all over the world during the last 10 years in cricket, hockey and soccer.
Wanderers Australia puts together individual players of all levels from across Australia, that form touring squads and tour international cricketing destinations each off season, playing against local schools and clubs.

We take away a squad of 26 players and have a 1st Xi and 2nd XI so players can play with and against their own level and ability. Usually players are the only person from their club, association or even town that are a part of the tour. Teams are then combined with excellent coaches and managers who accompany the tour throughout.


The object of the tour is to meet new people from across Australiawithin your team, meet new people in the countries that you visit and play against, see the world, but also return a more confident player and person as a result of being involved in such an opportunity.

Below is a summary of our tours for next winter:

Junior Cricket Tour to the West Indies - July 2008

Our junior cricket tour for 2008 will consist of 2 boys teams traveling together to the United States, Barbadosand possibly Antigua, and will consist of boys aged between 14 and 18. A first XI and second XI is picked on form on tour, to allow players to play with and against their own level. Boys aged 14 to 18 are welcome to apply.

The tour will begin in Barbados, where you will take in the local Bajan culture and play cricket against some of the island's best junior teams.

Cricket is the major sport and passion for the island people, and they love nothing more than talking about politics, and more importantly CRICKET.... Despite the West Indies team not doing that well over the last few years, it has not dampened the enthusiasm for the game and everywhere you go, you will be treated well being from Australia! The tour will be headed by experience coaches and managers who are representative level coaches, with two of the three staff appointed having taken our successful tour to the West Indiesin 2007.

The tour will finish with a stopover in Los Angeles, where we will have the opportunity of visiting the Disneylandtheme parks and
playing against teams from the United States Cricket Association, and also maybe attending a Major League Baseball game !

The tour will depart on July 1st 2008 and returns 17 Days later.  Each team on tour will play approx 6-7 matches against 1st XI school and junior club teams across the islands playing every 2nd day, with alternate days for sightseeing and traveling around the islands.

There are no tryouts or selections for this tour. Places are filled on a first come first in basis via payment of your initial deposit of $400.00.
All players irrespective of ability will play equal time on tour.

Tour inclusions cover flights ex most capital cities, accommodation, transfers, breakfast,  lunch of match days, travel insurance and arrangement of matches as well as most sightseeing.

For more details on costs, itinerary and payments head to our website, E-mail us on cricket@wanderersaustralia.com.au
or give us a call on 02 42 943 779.

18+ Cricket Tour – England Winter 2008

Plans are underway to send an 18+ tour consisting of players aged 18 and over up to masters level. All levels are encouraged to apply and the tour will depart during August 2008 to the UK, where the tour will play against local club and village teams and then after the matches head to the local for a few drinks and dinner with our hosts.

The tour will last for three weeks and will travel to London, where highlights include a tour to Lords, as well as all the sights, the Cotswolds with its famous towns as Oxford, Cheltenham and Bath, and then to Manchester where we will tour the Old Trafford stadium – home of Manchester United as well as play local clubs.

Tour inclusions will cover flights ex most capital cities, travel insurance, twin share accommodation with breakfast, coaching, arrangement of games, transfers and sightseeing highlights.

Expressions of interest are now called for for this tour and we look forward to hearing from interested players.

For more details on costs, itinerary and payments head to our website, E-mail us on cricket@wanderersaustralia.com.au
or give us a call on 02 42 943 779.

To see highlights of our previous tours and to find out more information on our 2008 tours, head to


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