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Sports Tour of Melbourne with MCG Tour and National Sports Museum

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    What to Expect
    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!
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Outside the Visitor Hub at Melbourne Town Hall. Look for your guide with the blue umbrella.
    Return Details
    Tour ends at the MCG & National Sports Museum
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    My partner absolutely loved the tour. The guide Eddie was very informative but also made the tour fun and interesting. The tour was 3 hours and included Margaret Court and AAMI Park but just the outside with Eddie speaking. He talked about the tour all night, till I said enough
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    A great tour exploring what is one of the greatest sporting arenas in Australia! Some great history and a mix of both sports. The tour guides a so friendly and knowledgeable.
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    The tour was amazing from start to finish! Excellent guide willing to answer questions and extremely informative and knowledgeable. Had a fantastic day. Thank you to all people involved.
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    One of the best stadium tours! Ever insightful stories from a very familiar, seasoned staff member, it was a memorable experience (even for a South African)!
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    Tour started with a very informative and helpful guide as we walked to the major sporting venues. We learnt so much, even though we are from Melbourne!! Ended at the MCG with a fantastic tour and a look around National Sports Museum. Highly recommend. Well organised too!!
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    By: City Sports Tours
    37 reviews
    Super interesting!
    The family really enjoyed it even in 40 degree heat! A great way to learn the sporting history of this country.
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    Brought for partners Christmas present
    My partner absolutely loved the tour. The guide Eddie was very informative but also made the tour fun and
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    Auckland, New Zealand
    Did this tour, booked it through Bookme. Was really awesome experience, though no recommended if you are not good
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    Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    🏆Sports Walking Tour is a Winner🏆
    🗺If you like sport and/or history, this tour is a must in a Melbourne! Sharing his extensive knowledge of
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    Staghorn Flat
    Interesting tour
    Had a great time walking passed the rowing clubs on the Yarra before ending up hearing who rings relating to the
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    Linda E
    Excellent tour for families !
    Well worth it !!! The guide was very friendly & knowledgeable about the sporting history of Melbourne. It was an
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    Really Good!!!!!!
    Really good tour!! We learnt a lot and laughed too!! We even went on one of the tennis courts which was amazing!!
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    Gina C
    Adelaide, Australia
    Thankyou for a great tour experience
    We had a great tour guide Luke, and the tour was brilliant, would definitely recommend, Thankyou for a great
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    New York City, New York
    Sports tour and MCG tour
    Really good tour with Mike. Fascinating to hear about Melbournes sporting history and visit the Australian Open
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    Perfect for sports fans
    Went with my family on this tour. Our guide Mike was great, really friendly and very informative. Also did the MCG
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    Perth, Australia
    Amazing experience
    Even the fact that was a raining afternoon in Melbourne, tourist guide was able to give a great tour. This walk
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    If you like sport it's a must
    A great tour exploring what is one of the greatest sporting arenas in Australia! Some great history and a mix of
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    Great Day Out
    The tour was amazing from start to finish! Excellent guide willing to answer questions and extremely informative
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    Axel T
    Really good tour
    I did this tour and it was really good. Got to take lots of photos and ask questions. The guide was great!
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    Sports Tour of Melbourne
    Great Tour. Very knowledgable guide who was always on hand to answer questions and take photos. Very well priced
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    • City Sports Tours
    • Duration: 3h
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    • Languages Offered: English
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