Tour with MCG Australian Open and National Sports Museum including Lunch

Meals included
Fitness level low
Intensity level low
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5.03 reviews

Highlights & inclusions

Australian Open
National Sports Museum
Flemington Racecourse
F1 Grand Prix Circuit
Lunch at the Marvel Stadium/Docklands Precinct
Free cancellation up to 72 hours prior to experience

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Sun, Jul 21, 2024

What you can expect

Visit the venues that host some of Australia’s favourite sporting events. Sit in the coach’s box, media centres and exclusive member areas. Smell the liniment in the change rooms and walk on the hallowed turf. Visit Flemington Racecourse, home of the Melbourne Cup – the race that stops the nation. Drive through the Commonwealth Games 2006 Village and around Albert Park, on the Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit alongside Melbourne Sports & Aquatic Centre.

Tour the MCG & Rod Laver &/or Margaret Court Arena and Melbourne Olympic Parks -the home of the Australian Open Tennis Championships. The Melbourne Cricket Ground is a super stage for Australian sport, stadium for the 1956 Olympics, International Cricket and Australian Rules Football.

Sports Lovers Tour PLUS Visit the National Sports Museum, home of Australia’s most extensive collection of sporting artefacts. Also included will be the MCG story and an extensive interactive area for kids of all ages. Visitors of all ages can celebrate the determination, effort and sportsmanship that come with sports’ great achievements. Includes lunch at the Marvel Stadium/Docklands Precinct. An unforgettable experience for sports lovers.


What you need to know

  • __Please note, this tour is temporarily unavailable until March 2020 due to renovations at the National Sports Museum__
  • City Highlights, MCG and Rod Laver &/or Margaret Court Arena Tours
  • Explore Flemington Race Course, home of the Melbourne Cup – the horse race that stops the nation
  • Drive through the Commonwealth Games Athletes Village and around Albert Park, on the F1 Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit
  • Tour behind the scenes of the Melbourne Cricket Ground. The MCG is Australia's most significant sports stadium dating back to 1853 having been used for the 1956 Olympics, Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games, International Cricket and Australian Rules Football
  • Visit the National Sports Museum, located at the iconic MCG and featuring more than 2500 sporting artefacts and extensive multimedia displays, showcasing the great moments in Australia’s sporting history. More than just a museum, it captures the spirit of Australian sporting life and relives the moments that have shaped Australia’s rich sporting traditions
  • Tour behind the scenes of Rod Laver Arena &/or Margaret Court Arena at one of the world’s busiest sports and entertainment precincts
  • Enjoy a players point of view as you are taken through Australian Open tournament control
  • See the change rooms used by the world's best tennis players, the Walk of Fame, up to the superboxes and VIP hospitality areas, inside the media centre theatrette and, events permitting, onto the Arena
  • Includes cafe-style lunch in the Docklands precinct
  • City Hotel pick-ups on request
  • Tours depart Mondays and Fridays at 8.30am and return at 5pm
  • Please note, tours are unavailable on the below dates
  • 10 April 2020 - 13 April 2020
  • 8 June 2020
  • Grand Final Eve - Date TBC
  • 14 December 2020 - 18 February 2021
  • 8 March 2021
  • Tours depart from Russell St near the corner of Flinders St (behind Federation Square)
  • Hotel pick ups are available from most city hotels upon request
What To Bring
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Camera
  • Money for souvenirs
Additional Information
  • Children must be a minimum of 5 years old
  • Some venues may not be available on requested day due to events
  • City Hotel pick ups available on request. Once your booking is confirmed, you will receive a confirmation tour voucher with complete tour operator details. If a pick up is required, you will need to contact the tour operator a minimum of 48hrs prior to your day of travel to reconfirm your tour and your pick up details
  • Minimum of 4 people for tour to depart
Cancellation Policy
  • Please advise us of any cancellation 72 hours prior to tour departure to avoid a 25% cancellation fee.
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

Recent reviews

53 reviews

We had an AMAZING time on the day-long sports tour with Anthony

We had an AMAZING time on the day-long sports tour with Anthony. It was a wonderful way to get acquainted with the city of Melbourne, and to see it through the lens of being "the greatest sports city in the world." Anthony is so knowledgeable about each aspect of the sporting complexes we visited, and has a great program laid out for you. From a behind-the-scenes tour at Rod Laver Arena to being right beside the finish line at Flemington Race Course, our only regret is that we aren't in town long enough to see a sporting event! This tour is a must for sports lovers!

Katie almost 8 years ago

Tour was great

Tour was great, very informative. Shame we couldn't go onto the field, but cant always be helped. Sports Museum had so much to look at and liked the interactive stuff. Had a great time. Was a small group, tour guide was great, had heaps of knowledge and was very easy going. Shout out to Anthony!

Sarah Jones over 9 years ago

The three of us thoroughly enjoyed every aspect of the tour

The three of us thoroughly enjoyed every aspect of the tour. It exceeded our expectations. David - very informative and entertaining. Also many thanks David also for going the extra mile getting to my the venue of my appointment without affecting the others. Very well done. I've already recommended the tour to my friends in Melbourne.

Murray about 9 years ago