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Sports Tour of Melbourne with MCG Tour

history walk

Sports Tour of Melbourne with MCG Tour

23 reviews
Duration
2.5 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Tickets
Hosted in
English
history walk

Sports Tour of Melbourne with MCG Tour

history walk

Sports Tour of Melbourne with MCG Tour

23 reviews
Duration
2.5 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Tickets
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

Melbourne is the sports capital of the world and this tour will show you why! This walking tour also includes a behind-the-scenes stadium tour of the world famous Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) - Australia's largest stadium (100k+ capacity). We'll cover 184 years of Melbourne's sporting history and look at how sports media influenced Melbourne’s multicultural identity. From there we'll visit the site of Melbourne's first competitive sporting event and relive the incredible stories of the people instrumental in building this sporting city. We'll then visit the site of the 1956 Olympic Games, stand on the track and hear Australia's most inspirational sporting story and the story of it’s darkest and most controversial sporting day. We'll then head to the Tennis Walk of Fame and get photos with the statues of tennis legends, hear their incredible stories and see Rod Laver Arena - Home of the Australian Open! We'll also visit Show Court 3, a court graced by the likes of Federer, Nadal, Djokovic, Williams and more. From there you'll go behind-the-scenes of the MCG which includes pitch side, the players changing rooms, press conference room, coaches box & more! ***If booking in November, December or January - please note that all tennis aspects of the tour will be subject to availability due to the Australian Open. We'll attempt to cover as much of this area as possible.

Your host

Learn more about Michael

Michael

Hi, I'm Mike. I was born in London however I've spent the last 10 years working on Melbourne's biggest sporting events including the Australian Open tennis, Formula One Grand Prix, AFL Grand Final and more. I love Melbourne's sporting culture so much that 18 months ago I decided to create Melbourne's first ever sports walking tour. I'm now living my dream and I'd love to show you why Melbourne is considered the sports capital of the world.

What's included

Tickets
Guided sports tour of Melbourne and tickets to the MCG Stadium tour

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Where you'll be

Melbourne Cricket Ground - go behind-the-scenes of one of the biggest stadiums in the world! Melbourne Rowing Club - Home of Melbourne's first sporting event Olympic Park - home of the 1956 Olympic Games. Rod Laver Arena (outside) - home of the Australian Open! Ken Rosewall court - Stand on one of the main courts of the Australian Open (Subject to availability). Other landmarks include Melbourne Arena, AAMI Park, Tennis Walk of Fame and more

Availability

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 5 and up can attend. A moderate amount of walking is involved (approximately 4-5kms).

More tips

When you arrive at the Melbourne Visitor Hub (corner of Swanston Street and Little Collins Street) look for your tour guide with the blue umbrella.

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Sports Tour of Melbourne with MCG Tour
23 reviews
From €29/person
23 reviews
From €29/person