1. Australia
  2. Victoria, Australia
  3. Melbourne
  4. Melbourne Cricket Ground

The Ultimate Melbourne Sports Tour

Product ID: 24569
Go behind the scenes on a full-day tour of the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Australian Open, and other famous sporting venues around the city. Visit and explore the state-of-the-art Australian Sports Museum and see the Flemington Racecourse and F1 circuit.
About this activity
Duration: 9 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Tour behind the scenes at the famous Melbourne Cricket Ground
  • Explore the all-new Australian Sports Museum
  • Tour behind the scenes of the Australian Open
  • Enjoy a sports-orientated city sightseeing tour led by an expert guide
  • Explore Flemington Racecourse, drive through the Commonwealth Games Village, and around Albert Park F1 Grand Prix Track
  • Savor a delicious lunch
Full description
The Ultimate Melbourne Sports Tour is a sightseeing tour with a difference. Immerse yourself in Melbourne–the sports capital of Australia. Includes guided behind-the-scenes tours of the Melbourne Cricket Ground and Australian Open, plus time to explore the Australian Sports Museum.

Tour behind the scenes at the Melbourne cricket ground. This is Australia's most significant sports stadium dating back to 1853, having been used for the 1956 Olympics and Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games. Visit the Northern Stand, the coaches’ box, media center, changing rooms, and exclusive member’s area.

Take a trip to the National Sports Museum, featuring over 2,500 sporting artifacts showcasing the great moments in Australia’s sporting history. The tour includes a tour of the famous Rod Laver arena, one of the world’s busiest sports and entertainment precincts.

Drive through the Commonwealth Games athlete’s village and around Albert Park, on the Melbourne F1 Grand Prix Circuit. Explore Flemington Race Course, home of the Melbourne Cup. This is the horse race that stops the nation.

Drive to the famous Etihad Stadium and enjoy lunch overlooking the arena, or in the Docklands precinct. This is must-see for any sports lovers visiting Melbourne.

Please note, the Rod Laver Arena is currently under renovation to get ready for The Australian Open Tennis Championships. You may be asked to substitute RLA for:
• MCG Tour and National Sports Museum and Eureka SkyDeck entry or
• MCG Tour or National Sports Museum and Stomping Ground Brewery Tour & Tastings
Includes
  • Melbourne Cricket Ground tour
  • Australian Open tour
  • Australian Sports Museum tour
  • Lunch
  • Sports-focused city sightseeing
  • Transportation
What’s Not Included
  • Morning or afternoon tea
Not suitable for
  • Children under 8 years
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Tours depart from the Melbourne Day Tour Center at Federation Square on Russell Street extension. Pick up from CBD hotels can be arranged on request.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera
Know before you go
• Although every effort is made to adhere to the itinerary specified, some venues may not be available on your requested day due to events. Every effort will be made to inform you of tour cancellations/alterations prior to the tour date
• This tour will not operate from mid-December through to the end of February due to the Australian Open tournament including preparation and dismantling works
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 / 5

based on 3 reviews

Review summary

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  • Value for money
    4 / 5
  • Safety
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MCG - amazing venue, informative guide

to go to a sanctuary for retired classic winning racehorses was superb. amazing animals and mostly friendly (if you have the cut up carrots in your hand)

November 9, 2017

Really great tour

Our tour guide was really full of knowledge he really made all our sporting venues interesting he really loves his sport.Definately a top man

March 3, 2017

Melbourne ist als Sportstadt einfach gigantisch!

Die Besichtigung aller wichtigen Sportstätten mit den Blicken hinter die Kulissen war echt faszinierend.

August 23, 2016

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Product ID: 24569