Experience NCAA College Football in Sydney

Experience NCAA College Football in Sydney

Stanford University are set to take on Rice University as Sydney plays host to the opening game of the 2017 College Football season with the NCAA College Football Sydney Cup on 27 August, 2017. Be part of the NCAA action in Sydney, Australia!

Experience NCAA College Football in Sydney

Australia > New South Wales > Sydney 

8 Days, 5 Nights

NSW Sydney logoThere’s never been a better time to visit Sydney. Discover all this beautiful city has to offer, including the famous Sydney Opera House and stunning Sydney Harbour and still catch the Stanford Cardinals take on the Rice Owls.

2017 will see College Football powerhouse, Stanford University (Stanford Cardinal), take on Rice University (Rice Owls) in what will be a hotly contested affair at Allianz Stadium on Sunday 27 August.

The Stanford Cardinal football program, representing Stanford University in the Pacific 12 Conference, has a decorated history with 15 conference and two NCAA national titles in their record books. Stanford University has produced some of not only the greatest NFL athletes of all time, such as John Elway, but currently have 35 players in the NFL who are products of the Stanford Cardinal system, including Seattle Seahawks livewire and Super Bowl Champion, Richard Sherman and Indianapolis Colts Quarterback, Andrew Luck.

While the Rice University Owls, based out of Houston, Texas, also compete in Division One of the NCAA tournament but in the West Division. In addition to producing a number of current and former NFL players, Rice University is well known as the school where John Heisman was Head Coach for 35 years, who the trophy for College Football’s most outstanding player is named after.

Don’t miss this world-class sporting experience complete with mascots, cheerleaders, marching bands and the canon!

Immerse yourself in Sydney’s colonial past as you stroll through the historic Rocks district which wraps around the foreshore providing spectacular views of Sydney Harbour. 
Soak up the sun at Bondi or Manly Beach, shop til you drop with international brands, dine in gourmet restaurants in cosmopolitan neighborhoods as you mix and mingle with the locals. Explore the World Heritage listed Blue Mountains National Park just 90 minutes from Sydney and see the famous Three Sisters rock formation. Enjoy world-class wines in the Hunter Valley, Australia’s oldest wine region and spot kangaroos amongst the grapevines. 


  • Sydney Harbour
  • Hunter Valley Wine Tasting
  • Highlights of Sydney


  • Round-trip airfare on Virgin Australia from San Francisco to Sydney
  • Five nights accommodation, choice of hotel grade
  • Breakfast daily
  • Essential Sydney Tour including lunch
  • Full-day Hunter Valley Wine Tour including lunch
  • Captain Cook Dinner Cruise on Sydney Harbour, including drinks
  • Round-trip private airport/hotel transfers
  • Silver Ticket to the NCAA College Football Sydney Cup game
  • US/foreign taxes & fees including Sep 11 Security Fee


Based on departures August 21 - August 24 , 2017
Price Per Person  Standard Hotel First Class Hotel Deluxe Hotel
Double Occupancy 2499 2649 2759
Single Occupancy 2999 3259 3499

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Group Size

Independent Vacation


August 21 - August 24, 2017


From $2499 per person based on double occupancy*

Trip Terms

*Prices are quoted in USD and are ‘from’, per person, based on double occupancy. Single supplements apply. Advertised price is based on Mon-Thu departures August 21, 2017 - August 24, 2017. A weekend surcharge of US$55 applies for TransPacific Travel Fri-Sun each direction.. Black-out dates may apply. Airlines frequently change their prices as a result of fare increases. Prices are current at time of posting (5/23/2017), Must be book by July 31, 2017. All prices, itineraries and routing are subject to change without notice. Please call for our current prices. Visas are required for travel to Australia. California CST: 2076233-40 Washington ID: 601 684 531.

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