Recently named the official sports capital of the world for the 4th time in the last 10 years, your Sports Tour uncovers every aspect of Melbourne's world famous sporting culture on the only interactive sports walking tour in Melbourne! From stadiums, events, athletes, media, history and more – this tour covers the lot and includes behind-the-scenes access to the world famous Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) and unlimited access for the day to the National Sports Museum!
On tour you'll learn all about Melbourne's incredible sporting stadiums and arenas including the MCG, Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne Arena, Olympic Park & AAMI Park as well as the famed National Tennis Centre – home of Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal every January.
Along the way you'll also get exclusive insights into Melbourne's many global sporting events including the Australian Open, The Ashes, Olympic Games and the AFL Grand Final and discover exactly how they work behind-the-scenes and the secrets which make them such a global success.
Your guide will also take you back in time as you revisit 180 years of sporting history in Melbourne from the early settlers to the present day along with the development of Melbourne's sporting media and the key role it plays in Melbourne's sporting landscape today.
Along the way you'll hear the incredible true stories of Melbourne's sporting legends from athletes to coaches and more. From inspirational stories of bravery, courage and sportsmanship to Melbourne's darkest sporting days you'll discover the key events that changed the world of sport forever.
On arrival at the MCG one of their experienced tour guide will give you an access-all-areas tour of this incredible stadium including the players changing rooms, media centre, the famous Long room, the city terrace with views of Melbourne's beautiful skyline and you'll even get the chance to walk on the arena! Following the tour you'll also get unlimited access to the day to the National Sports Museum (the largest of its kind!) featuring Australia's largest collection of sports memorabilia, holograms and interactive zones and activities suitable for all ages where you can test your skills against the best!
Led by a local and experienced tour guide with a background in Melbourne's sporting industry, the tour is made interactive through the use of photos and/or videos to bring the stories to life!
Regarded as one of Melbourne's most exciting walking tours, it's the perfect tour for any sports fan!