YOUR GUIDE TO THE AUS­TRALIAN ROYAL TOUR

YOUR FULL DE­TAILS

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The Duke and Duchess of Sus­sex will visit four Com­mon­wealth coun­tries in an ex­cit­ing ac­tion-packed tour which con­cen­trates on youth lead­er­ship, en­vi­ron­men­tal and con­ser­va­tion ef­forts – in­clud­ing the ded­i­ca­tion of sev­eral new Queen’s Com­mon­wealth Canopy pro­jects – and the re­cov­ery and re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion of ser­vice­men and women through the In­vic­tus Games Syd­ney 2018.

Tues­day 16th Oc­to­ber SYD­NEY, NSW

Touch down.

The royal cou­ple ar­rives in Syd­ney for day one of their Com­mon­wealth tour.

Wed­nes­day 17th DUBBO, NSW

Harry and Meghan fol­low in the foot­steps of the Queen and Duke of Ed­in­burgh, who vis­ited the ru­ral city in 1954 (be­low) and 1992.

Thurs­day 18th MEL­BOURNE, VIC

A day trip to our sec­ond largest city where back in 1954 a mil­lion Mel­bur­ni­ans lined the streets to greet The Queen and Prince Philip.

Fri­day 19th SYD­NEY, NSW

The cou­ple re­turns to Syd­ney as ath­letes and their fam­i­lies de­scend on the city in the build-up for the In­vic­tus Games open­ing.

Sat­ur­day 20th SYD­NEY, NSW

Prince Harry opens the 2018 In­vic­tus Games in a spec­tac­u­lar cer­e­mony on the Syd­ney Opera House fore­court with Games’ Am­bas­sadors in­clud­ing Sir Peter Cos­grove, Hamish Blake, Dr Bren­dan Nel­son, Ian Thorpe and David Beck­ham at­tend­ing.

Sun­day 21st SYD­NEY, NSW

Day one of the In­vic­tus Games in­cludes road cy­cling and sail­ing events.

Mon­day 22nd FRASER IS­LAND, QLD

Harry and Meghan visit Fraser Is­land (above) which his fa­ther, Prince Charles, added to the Queen’s Com­mon­wealth Canopy con­ser­va­tion ini­tia­tive ear­lier this year and also vis­ited in 1994.

Tues­day 23rd/24th SUVA, FIJI The cou­ple vis­its The Royal King­dom of Fiji. Thurs­day 25th NADI, FIJI AND NUKU’ALOFA, TONGA

The cou­ple is­land hops to the Royal King­dom of Tonga.

Fri­day 26th NUKU’ALOFA, TONGA AND SYD­NEY, NSW

Af­ter events in Tonga the Duke and Duchess of Sus­sex fly back to Syd­ney in prepa­ra­tion for the clos­ing of the In­vic­tus Games.

Sat­ur­day 27th SYD­NEY, NSW

Prince Harry closes the In­vic­tus Games in a 7.30pm show­case cer­e­mony at Syd­ney Olympic Park Home­bush and an­nounces the Hague as the venue of the 2020 Games.

Clock­wise from above: Diana and Charles at the Opera House, 1983; The Queen in Fiji, 1977; Charles and Diana danc­ing in Mel­bourne, 1985.

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