ULTIMATE MELBOURNE SPORTS TOUR with MCG, Rod Laver Arena & National Sports Museum

Are you sport mad? We hear you! This is the tour designed with you in mind, full of sport, an explosive tour! Sport is an integral part of Melbourne life.


  • Visit Flemington, home of the Melbourne Cup, the race that stops the nation
  • Drive through the Commonwealth Games Athletes Village and around Albert Park, on the Melbourne F1 Grand Prix Circuit alongside Melbourne Sports & Aquatic Centre.
  • Tour Melbourne & Olympic Parks (Rod Laver Arena), one of the world's busiest sports and entertainment precincts. NOTE Rod Laver Arena is currently NOT offering tours due to the redevelopment works being undertaken to get ready for The Australian Open 2018. Rod Laver will be replaced with Eureka SkyDeck unless otherwise discussed)
  • See the players' change rooms where the top tennis players prepare for victory at the Australian Open Championships each January.
  • Experience the thrill of walking onto Rod Laver Arena or Margaret Court Arena. Go backstage and explore the stars' dressing rooms.
  • Delve into the history of concerts and sporting events held at the various arenas in the area.
  • Cafe style Lunch included in The Docklands Precinct.
  • After lunch, Tour behind the scenes of the Melbourne Cricket Ground. The MCG is a super stage for Australian sport, stadium for the 1956 Olympics, Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games, International Cricket and Australian Rules Football.
  • Highlights of the tour (all subject to availability) include; The Northern Stand, Coaches' box, Players' change rooms (football and cricket), Cricket viewing room, Long Room, Bill Lawry Cricket Centre, The Ponsford Stand - Aerial views, new MCG Museum, and walk on the hallowed turf (arena).
  • Then explore The National Sports Museum, located at the iconic MCG, features more than 2500 sporting artefacts and extensive multi media displays. Showcasing the great moments in Australia's sporting history, the museum will include a number of permanent and temporary exhibitions focused on Australian football, boxing, basketball, cricket, cycling, Olympic and Paralympic Games, soccer, tennis, rugby union, and rugby and rugby league.

  • Also included will be the MCG story and an extensive interactive area for kids of all ages. More than just a museum, it captures the spirit of Australian sporting life and relives the moments that have shaped Australia's rich sporting traditions and cultural heritage.

One of our Sports Mad Tour Hosts:

Anthony Grace | All round sports nut | Loves the AFL | Lover of Beer!

Anthony Grace | All round sports nut | Loves the AFL | Lover of Beer!

My wife Wendy and daughter Bec came to Melbourne for a holiday during the recent Anzac Day week and took the Ultimate Sports Tour with your company .To say we enjoyed it is an understatement. Our guide Simon is a sensation. His knowledge is fantastic and he did it with a with and humour that made our visit even more enjoyable. Can you please pass onto your staff and Simon in particular our warmest thanks for a wonderfuff and memorable day
— Robbie, WA, 2013

Ultimate Melbourne Sports Tour


Operates 8.30am-5.00pm Monday to Friday

  • Small group public tours
  • Small and Large Private Groups Available Daily on Request
  • Includes Melbourne Cricket ground (MCG) Tour
  • Entry into National Sports Museum at The MCG  
  • Rod Laver Arena Tour (replaced with Eureka SkyDeck until Sept 2017 see notes)
  • City Sports Tour
  • Cafe Style Lunch
  • HINT If your preferred date is not available please Contact Us for a close alternative tour combo or date 

Included in our prices;

  • Sporty City Sights Tour
  • Explore Flemington Racecourse
  • Melbourne Cricket ground (MCG) Tour
  • Entry into National Sports Museum at The MCG
  • Rod Laver Arena Tour
  • Drive around Albert Park Formula 1 Race Circuit
  • Cafe Lunch in Docklands Precinct


Melbourne Sports Lovers Tour Departs Federation Square, Russell St- outside entrance to Melbourne Day Tour Centre. Google “Russell Court Melbourne” for map. Pickup available at selected city hotels on request

Additional Information:

Due to The Australian Open Tennis Championships this tour will not operate from Mid December until early February. Please choose the Sports Lovers Tour with MCG and National Sports Museum during this time.

This itinerary may be altered to work around venues & events on the day

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