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Discover the sporting capital of the world with this unique sports tour of Melbourne, Australia. Featuring everything to do with Melbourne's famous sporting culture, you'll discover the famous events, stadiums, arenas, sporting legends, history and more.


  • See famous venues including the MCG, Rod Laver Arena and AAMI Park
  • Get a unique insight into famous events including the Australian Open, Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, F1 Grand Prix, The Ashes and AFL Grand Final
  • Uncover the stories of Melbourne's sporting legends
  • Explore the history of sport in Melbourne and discover how it came to be known as the sports capital of the world


Meet your guide outside the Visitor Hub at Town Hall. From there, stroll down towards Melbourne's renowned sporting precinct where you'll see famous sites including Rod Laver Arena and AAMI Park. Along the way, hear about Melbourne's sporting history, the key figures responsible and how the city came to be so sports obsessed. Also get behind the scenes insights into famous events including like the Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, F1 Grand Prix and the Australian Open whilst uncovering the impact such events have had on the city of Melbourne and its people.  The tour then heads towards the National Tennis Center, home of the world's top tennis players every January (including Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray), before visiting Garden Square which is the heart and center of the Australian open, Australia's only tennis grand slam event. Also discover the development of Melbourne's sporting media and how its rise took Melbourne sport to new heights whilst covering Australian sports darkest days and its most inspiring tales with photos to bring the stories to life. At the conclusion of the tour say goodbye to your guide who will offer some secret tips of other great sporting things to do in Melbourne.


Local and professional guide
Walking tour
Small-group tour
All taxes, fees and handling charges
Optional gratuities
Food and drinks
Stadium/Arena tour entrance fees

Important Information

  • All children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please note a moderate amount of walking is involved, approximately 3 to 5 kilometers
  • Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or those using a wheelchair
  • The tour operates in all weather conditions so please dress appropriately, the local operator will advise if the tour is to be cancelled due to extreme weather

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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