Soak in the traditions and heritage of the mighty Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on a behind-the-scenes tour of this world-class sporting facility. Explore the inner sanctum and step onto the hallowed turf. Upgrade your tour to include entry to the excellent National Sports Museum.

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Melbourne Cricket Ground Tour
Runs: Daily except for event days, Christmas Day, Melbourne Cup Day and Good Friday.
Departs at: Hourly from 10am to 3pm
Departs from: Gate 3 of the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Yarra Park, Brunton Avenue, Jolimont
Duration: 75 minutes (approx.)

This tour is included in the Melbourne Flexi Attractions Pass.

5 stars

Editor's summary:

‘Australia’s spiritual home of sport is arguably the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground. Go behind the scenes at the ‘G’ on this fascinating guided tour, which includes access to the Melbourne Cricket Club Long Room and Library, player change rooms, cricketers’ viewing room and media centre, and a walk on the pitch.’

Tour highlights

  • Go behind the scenes of the famous Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)
  • Immerse yourself in Australia’s greatest sporting traditions
  • Take a walk on the hallowed turf
  • Visit the imposing Long Room, library, player change rooms, media centre and cricketers’ viewing room
  • Upgrade your tour to include entry to the interactive National Sports Museum.

What's included

  • Guided small group walking tour of the MCG
  • Friendly and knowledgeable guide
  • Engaging commentary
  • Optional entry to the National Sports Museum (additional cost applies).


Adults: AUD $25pp
Children (5 to 15 years): AUD $14pp

There is no charge for children under the age of five. Prices are subject to change. Please refer to the booking form for the most up-to-date pricing.

What you can expect

For mad keen sports fans or those who just want to walk the path of sporting history, a Melbourne Cricket Ground Tour is a fantastic way to get up close and personal with Australia’s most famous sporting venue. You’ll go where the public doesn’t get to go, and hear plenty of anecdotes about the sporting heroes that have graced this colossal sporting stage.

You’ll meet your friendly and knowledgeable guide at Gate 3 and head off on a 75-minute walking tour of the stadium. As well as stepping onto the hallowed turf itself, this Melbourne Cricket Ground Tour takes guests to see ‘backstage’ areas like the Melbourne Cricket Club Long Room and Library, the player change rooms, the cricketers’ viewing room, the media centre and the Bill Lawry Centre. You’ll also take in fabulous views of the Melbourne skyline from the City Terrace. [More]

If you are interested in digging a little deeper into Australia’s sporting heritage, take advantage of the option to add entry to the superb National Sports Museum to your MCG tour. The National Sports Museum (located at the Melbourne Cricket Ground) is home to Australia’s most extensive collection of sporting memorabilia and a fabulous range of interactive and multimedia experiences. Visit the Sport Australia Hall of Fame, see the Shane Warne hologram, relive Australia’s Olympic glory and so much more.

This Melbourne Cricket Ground Tour will be the absolute highlight of any sporting fan’s visit to the Victorian capital.

Please note: Access to the areas of the MCG listed above is subject to availability. Some areas may not be accessible on the day of your tour for operational reasons.

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Once your booking has been completed, a confirmation document will be sent to your email address, including tour departure details and operator contact information for the day. Please print the confirmation or have it available on your smart phone. Please refer to the booking confirmation for your confirmed tour meeting point and departure time.

Please wear suitable footwear. A moderate amount of walking is involved.

This tour is not wheelchair accessible.

Children must be accompanied by an adult on this tour.

This tour operates in all weather conditions.