Melbourne, is the sporting capital of the world. Today is your chance to get in to restricted areas as you tour behind the scenes of the Melbourne Cricket Ground, explore the National Sports Museum including the relocated Champions Racing Museum & Gallery and visit the Living legends property.
Depart the pier for your first stop at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. The MCG was built in 1853 and, since then, has established a marvellous history that compares favourably with any other in the world. Known colloquially as the ‘G, Australia’s favourite stadium is the birthplace of Test cricket and the home of Australian football, holding more than 80 events annually and attracting close to four million people.
Visit the National Sports museum where you will delve further into the history of Australian Sports. The collection focuses on the Olympics – Summer and Winter; cricket and Australian Football as well as provides representation for all sports undertaken within Australia including netball, rugby league, cycling, softball and baseball together with the participation of women, indigenous communities and the development of our sporting diversity through our strong multi-cultural community.
You'll then enjoy a well deserved pub-style lunch and beer at James Squires brewHouse at Melbourne's Docklands, sure to be another highlight of the day.
In the afternoon visit the ‘Living Legends', host to our favourite retired champion race horses. This is your opportunity to meet the horses and enjoy an afternoon tea before returning to the pier.
Sports lovers will be right in their element so don’t forget your camera.
Enjoy a well deserved pub-style lunch and beer at James Squires brewHouse at Melbourne's Docklands.
To make your day as enjoyable as possible, please ensure that you wear comfortable flat-soled shoes, clothing suited to the weather conditions, a hat, SPF30+ or higher factor sunscreen and bottled water. Bring along your camera.
Beer will only be served to guests 18 years and over.