Melbourne experiences and attractions
A sporting capital
Melbourne is renowned as Australia's sporting capital, playing host to some of the world's best international events including the Australian Open Tennis championship and the FORMULA 1™ Australian Grand Prix. Tours of Rod Laver Arena give you a unique insider’s perspective and behind the scenes experience of one of Melbourne’s most dynamic sports and entertainment venues.
Watch the big men fly in an Australian Rules Football match or an international test cricket match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Tours of this marvellous stadium give visitors the opportunity to relive their great sporting memories.
Visit in spring when the city comes alive for the Melbourne Cup Carnival. The Melbourne Cup, run on the first Tuesday in November, is one of the richest horse races in the world. The event has played a significant role in defining Australia's national identity and is attended by socialites, politicians and some of Australia's most rich and famous identities.