Melbourne Sports Tour

From Flemington Racecourse to the mighty MCG this tour covers all major sporting locations in Melbourne!

Melbourne, Australia
Duration
7 hrs
Start time
8:30 am
Pick up & Drop off
Included
Minimum age
All ages
Fitness level
Low
Languages
English
FromAUD $135
Child (0-14): AUD $101.25
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Highlights

  • Pick up from Federation Square, Russell Street. Available at selected city hotels on request
  • Knowledgeable local guides
  • Visit to Flemington Racecourse
  • Sporty City Sights Tour
  • Melbourne Cricket Ground Tour
  • Rod Laver Arena Tour
  • Drive around Albert Park F1 Race Circuit
  • Cafe Lunch at Docklands Precinct
  • Melbourne CBD Drop-Off

WHAT TO EXPECT

This amazing Melbourne tour is perfect for anyone who loves sports Enjoy a fascinating local insight as we journey through the sporting history of this incredible city on this unmissable day trip! Discover the spiritual home of Aussie Rules Football, Melbourne Cricket Ground, the awesome Melbourne Grand Prix racetrack and Flemington Racecourse, the birthplace of the Melbourne Cup. 

 

Explore the heart of Australia’s sporting capital on this amazing 3/4 day trip, including a behind the scenes tour of the fascinating MCG, lunch at the breathtaking Etihad Stadium and a VIP experience at the Rod Laver arena, home of the Australian Open Tennis Championship. A true sports lover’s dream, this unmissable trip is an amazing way to learn more about Australia’s favourite national pastimes!

 

Itinerary

Delve into the heart of Melbourne’s sporting scene as our amazing local guides showcase the best that the city has to offer! Featuring everything from the F1 to cricket, AFL, tennis and horse racing, it’s easy to understand why Melbourne has become known as Australia’s sporting capital! This tour takes in all the highlights, including behind-the-scenes tours of the Melbourne Cricket Ground and the Rod Laver arena.

 

Our incredible day trip starts nice and early, with pick up from Melbourne City centre at 8:30am. Enjoy a unique drive-through tour of the city, including the 2006 Commonwealth Games Athlete’s Village, Melbourne Sports & Aquatic Centre and along the Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit! Visit the beautiful 19th century Flemington Racecourse, home of the Melbourne Cup, the horse race that stops the nation, and uncover the fascinating history of this amazing sport.

 

Enjoy a special behind-the-scenes tour at the amazing Rod Laver Arena, where the world tennis champions battle it out in the January heat to become the winner of the Australian Open. Check out the changing rooms, wander onto the courts and visit the Walk of Fame, the superboxes and the media centre on this unmissable VIP tour. Visit the Etihad Stadium in the Docklands Precinct for a delicious cafe style lunch and round off our incredible day with another behind-the-scenes tour of Australia’s biggest stadium, the Melbourne Cricket Ground. 

 

Built in 1853, the MCG is an Australian sports fan’s mecca, this iconic stadium has hosted the summer Olympics, the Paralympics, the Commonwealth Games and two Cricket World Cups! It’s also the spiritual home of Aussie Rules football and the Australian national cricket team. Our amazing tour takes in all the stadium highlights, including the stands, the coaches’ box, the players’ changing rooms (football & cricket), the cricket viewing room, Long Room, the Ponsford Stand and even a walk on the hallowed turf of the arena. There truly is no better way to round off our action-packed sports tour than by standing in the footsteps of generations of sporting stars and imagining the crowd erupting into cheers as we walk onto the pitch. Snap a photo and immortalise the moment forever, before we head back to the hustle and bustle of the city centre in the mid afternoon.

 

Please Note

Rod Laver Arena not available mid-Dec to mid-Feb due to the Australian Open Tennis. Please choose a different tour at this time
 
Proof of age (over 18) must be shown to consume alcohol on any of our tours 

Individual bookings accepted but most tours require a minimum of 6 passengers to run

We reserve the right to alter itineraries, vehicles and days of operation as required Although every effort is made to adhere to the itinerary specified some venues may not be available on requested day due to events. Every effort will be made to inform the agent/client of tour cancellations/alterations prior to tour date

 

What to Bring
ID
Camera
Rainjacket (just in case!)
Warm weather clothing for the cooler months
Comfortable shoes

 

Departures
Monday to Friday

Due to the Australian Open Tennis Championships this tour will not operate from approx Dec 16 2016 until Feb 5 2017

 

Times
8:30am- 3:30pm

                                                  

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Confirmation and pick up time and location must be confirmed 48 hours prior to tour departure

Proof of age (over 18) must be shown to consume alcohol on any of our tours

Individual bookings accepted but most tours require minimum of 6.

We advise guests to have travel insurance. We will not be held responsible for any damages, loss or injuries incurred whilst on tour.

We reserve the right to alter itineraries, vehicles and days of operation as required

Although every effort is made to adhere to the itinerary specified some venues may not be available on requested day due to events. Every effort will be made to inform the agent/client of tour cancellations/alterations prior to tour date.

Arena Tours and non-vehicle activities are not operated by Melbourne Sports Tours, nor by persons or companies associated with Melbourne Sports Tours. Therefore, we cannot take any responsibility whatsoever for any injury or loss of any type arising in any manner, including whether as a result of negligence or otherwise.

In compliance with the laws of responsible serving of alcohol, alcohol will not be served to intoxicated guests and drunk or disorderly patrons will not be permitted to remain with the group & will not be allowed back on our bus.

PUBLIC TOUR BLOCKOUT DATES

Tennis Tours not available from 18-December to 22 -February due to Australian Open Tennis Championships

ANZAC Day - Monday 25th April 2016
Queen's Birthday - Monday 13th June 2016
Melbourne Cup Day - Tuesday 1st November 2016
Christmas Period Saturday 24th December 2016 - Monday 2 January 2017
Australia Day Holiday -Thursday 26th January 2017
Labour Day - Monday 6th March 2017
Easter - Good Friday 14th April  2017  
Easter Monday April 17 2017
Rod Laver Arena not available mid-Dec to mid-Feb due to the Australian Open Tennis Minimum 6 people required for this tour depart


Cancellation Policy:

Please advise us within 72 hours of a tour departure of any cancellation to avoid a cancellation fee of 25% 2) No-shows & tours cancelled within 48 hours of a Melbourne Sports Tours departure time may not be refunded

Payment for cancellations notified between 14 and 5 days prior to commencement - 25% of Estimated Tour Cost (75% for AFL)

Payment for cancellations notified less than 72 hours prior to commencement - 75% of Estimated Tour Cost 

Where cancellation is not notified e.g. No Show - 100% of Estimated Tour Cost will be charged


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Melbourne Sports Tours
Russell Court Federation Square Melbourne VIC 3011 Australia

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