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Swans head to Doha

Callum Mills and Josh Kennedy enjoy the hospitality of Qatar Airways on their flight to Doha.

The Sydney Swans will explore the wonders of the Middle East when they head on a four-day tour of Doha, Qatar.

Coach John Longmire and captain Josh Kennedy will lead a contingent of Swans on the trip, including senior players and senior management thanks to Qatar Airways.

The visit will involve a tour of the world-class facilities at Aspire Sports Academy, mingling with the local AFL club the Doha Kangaroos and exploring the sights and sounds of the city.

The players will visit Souq Waqif Spice Markets for a taste of traditional Qatari architecture and culture, head on a Dhow boat cruise to take in the impressive city skyline and go on an overnight desert safari as part of the trip.

Vice-captains Luke Parker and Dane Rampe along with emerging leaders Callum Mills and Isaac Heeney will join Kennedy on the trip.

Players and staff enjoyed the comfort of the Qatar A380 on their trip to the Middle East.

Follow the trip through the Sydney Swans social media channels on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram as well as regular videos and photo galleries on