10. Melbourne Sports Walking Tour & MCG Tour
On this walking sports tour of Melbourne you will uncover every aspect of the city's world-famous sporting culture. From stadiums, events, athletes, media, history and more, this tour covers it all, and includes behind-the-scenes access to the world famous Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). 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 videos to bring the stories to life. Regarded as one of Melbourne's most exciting walking tours, this is the perfect tour for any sports fan.
On tour you will learn about Melbourne's incredible sporting stadiums and arenas, including the MCG, the Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne Arena, the Olympic Park, the AAMI Park, and the famed National Tennis Center. Along the way you will get exclusive insights into Melbourne's many global sporting events, including the Australian Open, The Ashes, Olympic Games and the AFL Grand Final.
Your guide will take you back in time as you revisit 180 years of sporting history in Melbourne, and explain the development of Melbourne's sporting media. Hear incredible true stories of Melbourne's sporting legends, from athletes to coaches, and discover the events that changed the world of sport forever. Stand on the site used for the 1956 Olympic Games. Visit Garden Square, home of the Australian Open, and see statues of Australia's tennis legends.
Visit Show Court 3, one of the main courts of the Australian Open played on by the likes of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, and Serena Williams. On arrival at the MCG, one of their experienced tour guides will give you a complete 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.