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Start your great day out with a trackside tour of Flemington Racecourse, home of the Melbourne Cup. Drive through the Commonwealth Games 2006 Village and whip around the F1 Grand Prix circuit. Then choose a tour of the MCG or the National Sports Museum. Enjoy lunch overlooking the Etihad Stadium/Docklands Precinct, then tour and tastings at The Stomping Ground Brewery.

Tour highlights:

• Visit Melbourne’s iconic Flemington Racecourse – home of the Melbourne Cup, where you can walk onto the turf
• See the Commonwealth Games Athletes Village and Albert Park, site of the Formula 1 Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit and the Melbourne Sports & Aquatic Centre
• Choose between a tour of the MCG Tour or entry into the National Sports Museum
• Eat a delicious lunch at the Etihad Stadium Docklands Precinct/Docklands
• Finish with a tour of the Stomping Ground Brewery and enjoy complimentary samples with a Cicerone led beer tasting

Melbourne is Australia’s sporting capital, a place where the biggest games and the biggest names create legends.

The Melbourne Cup, The AFL Grand Final, The Boxing Day Test, The Australian Open: the list of this great city’s sporting attractions is as long as the Melbourne Grand Prix circuit.

You can watch them on TV, listen on the radio or read about them in the newspaper, but you’ll never know what they're truly like until you’ve really been.

The Sports & Beer Lovers Tour combines two great Australian pastimes – sport and brewing beer - and puts you in the very centre of the action.

Melbourne’s sporting precinct is a world-class collection of stadiums and parks that host some of the biggest international sporting events in the world. This tour will take you deep inside the sporting world, visiting coaches' boxes, media centres, changing rooms and even on to the hallowed ground the games, races and competitions are played on.

The day starts with a tour of Flemington Racecourse, home of the Melbourne Cup, the race that stops the nation. You’ll have the chance to walk on the turf and soak up the atmosphere of this iconic sporting venue.

Next up, your expert guide will drive you through the Commonwealth Games Athletes Village from 2006 and Albert Park, the site of the Formula 1 Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit. You’ll also have the chance to check out the Melbourne Sports & Aquatic Centre.

Then it's time to choose your own adventure - a tour of the world famous MCG or entry into the National Sports Museum, where a huge collection of sporting memorabilia awaits.

Then you’ll have a chance to have a delicious lunch and tour Stomping Ground Brew House

At Stomping Ground Brewery, all tours and tastings are Cicerone-led, which is a fancy way to say that your guides are some of the most passionate and knowledgeable beer drinkers around. Groups are shown through the 20-hectolitre brewery, guided through the brewing process and given the chance to taste a wide variety of beer styles. Whether you're new to craft beer or an old pro, the Stomping Ground tasting experience is not to be missed.

The Sports & Beer Lovers Tour runs from Monday to Friday with a minimum of four people required to depart. The tour is not available to those aged under 18 years.

Starting at 8.30am at Federation Square on Russell Street, the tour finishes at approximately 4.00pm. There are numerous stairs to climb so please wear flat, comfortable shoes. Open toe shoes and sandals are not permitted within the production area during the brewery tour.

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  • Included in price:

    City Sights, Venue Tours, Beer tastings, lunch

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    8:30 AM Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri

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  • Pickup/departure instructions:

    Tours depart from Federation Square - Russell Street extension (outside Ian Potter NGV Gallery, near Flinders Street corner) at 8.30am
    City Hotel Pick Ups available on Request

  • What to bring:

    Enclosed shoes

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  • Child policies:

    Children under 18 are not permitted on this tour

  • Additional Information:

    Please wear flat fully enclosed shoes. Open toe shoes not permitted within the brewing production area.
    Please advise preference between MCG or National Sports Museum tour options. If not advised MCG will be offered.

    Operates Mondays, Tuesdays Wednesdays, Thursdays , Fridays only

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