8. The Ultimate Melbourne Sports Tour
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