A full day of sport and beer doesn't get better than this! Visit Flemington Racecourse and choose a tour of the Melbourne Cricket Ground or a visit to the National Sports Museum. A cafe-style lunch and an afternoon tasting session at a boutique brewery are included.

AUD $149pp

Melbourne Sport and Beer Lovers Tour, including the MCG or National Sports Museum
Runs: Monday to Friday
Departs at: 8.30am
Departs from: Selected CBD hotels and Federation Square (outside the Melbourne Day Tour Centre)
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

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4.5 stars

Editor's summary:

‘This great day out in Melbourne offers plenty to tempt sports lovers! Visit Flemington Racecourse and the Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix street circuit, then choose a behind-the-scenes tour of the mighty MCG or a visit to the National Sports Museum to immerse yourself in the amazing memorabilia on display. In the afternoon you’ll round things off with a tour and tastings at the Stomping Ground Brewery.’

Tour highlights

  • Visit fabulous Flemington Racecourse — home of the Melbourne Cup
  • Drive around the Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix street circuit in Albert Park
  • Go behind the scenes at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) or visit the National Sports Museum
  • Enjoy a tour of the Stomping Ground Brewery and a tasting session
  • Maximum group size: 20.

What's included

  • Guided small group tour
  • Informative commentary from your knowledgeable guide
  • CBD hotel pick-up/drop-off and comfortable air-conditioned transport
  • Café-style lunch at Etihad Stadium
  • Tour of the MCG or entry to the National Sports Museum
  • Brewery tour and tastings at Stomping Ground Brewery.


Adults: AUD $149pp

This tour is not suitable for children. Minimum age: 18 years

What you can expect

If you’re a fan of beer and sport, this full-day Melbourne Sport and Beer Lovers Tour combines the best of both worlds! Visit some of the Victorian capital’s iconic sporting venues — including the mighty MCG — and enjoy an afternoon beer tasting at a renowned boutique brewery. What could be better?

On this tour you can opt for the convenience of CBD hotel pick-up or meet your ‘sports guru’ guide at Federation Square. Your first stop is Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne’s inner west. Home to the world-renowned Melbourne Cup — the ‘race that stops a nation’ — you’ll visit the grandstand, finish line and exclusive members’ pavilion. [More]

The high-profile sports theme continues as you pass by the 2006 Commonwealth Games Athletes’ Village, and take a turn around the Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix street circuit in Albert Park. You’ll also catch a glimpse of the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre.

Next stop on this Melbourne Sport and Beer Lovers Tour is the famous Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), where you’ll have to make the tough choice between a behind-the-scenes tour of the ‘G’ or entry to the fascinating National Sports Museum. On the MCG tour you’ll visit the player change rooms, players’ balcony, Bill Lawry Cricket Centre and the Long Room. You’ll even have the opportunity to take a walk on the hallowed turf. If you opt to visit the National Sports Museum, you’ll have plenty of time to enjoy the amazing collection of sporting memorabilia.

After a café-style lunch in the Docklands precinct at Etihad Stadium, it’s time to head off to the Stomping Ground Brewery for an afternoon of all things beer. You’ll tour the brewhouse and learn about its production processes, before enjoying a tasting of the brewery’s range of exceptional craft beers.

For lovers of beer and Australian sport, it really doesn’t get any better than this relaxed and informative Melbourne Sport and Beer Lovers Tour. Enjoy!

Please note: The order of venues visited on this tour may be changed for operational reasons. All venue visits are subject to availability. We will endeavour to inform you as early as possible if a particular venue will not be accessible on the day. A replacement activity will be provided.

Best price guarantee: If you find this tour elsewhere at a cheaper price, we will beat it by 10%. Some conditions apply. There are no booking or credit card fees when you book this tour with The Big Bus tour and travel guide.

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.

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This tour operates in all weather conditions.