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Rod Laver Arena

Batman Ave, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
(03)9286 1600
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$95*
and up
Sports Lovers Tours of Melbourne, Australia
88%
Ranked #26 of 160 Attractions in Melbourne
Type: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields, Outdoors
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Type: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields, Outdoors
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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45 reviews 45 reviews
28 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW via mobile

I took a tour of the Rod Laver arena and it was a wonderful behind the scenes tour. It's a must see for all tennis fans and it was exciting to see the changing areas, the stadium, the press conference rooms and learn a bit more about all our favorite players, the game of tennis itself and a bit of... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Rudest staff ever moves my 4 year old from trying to see Katie Perry absolutely disgusted paid a lot of money too take her to the concert not to be treated by pigs of security

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Geelong, Australia
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140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014 via mobile

I've never been to the tennis here, so can't comment on what it's like for the sport it was built for, but for concerts, it's a great venue. Most recently we saw the Article Monkeys, we were seated in lower level seats on the side, but had a great view. The sound was also fantastic. It's a small enough venue... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

You go here for the tennis. I have also attended concerts at this venue and they have been successful. From all seats you get a view. The food is pretty average and expensive, as you tend to expect at these types of events.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Excellent Stadium, if a little pricey. Excellent organisation, very clean and with really good views of the whole arena. Food in the outside venues can be pricey but the snacks and drinks sold inside are reasonable. Great experience

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The thing that I like about RLA is the position. You can access it by train, tram or car. Its well lit at night and easy to access by foot. The seats are great and it has good viewing. Close to the city so you can jump on a tram and enjoy post concert entertainment

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Florianopolis, SC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Watched "Queen + Adam Lambert" here, and even though I was 90 degrees on the side of the stage, I could watch it very well, losing almost nothing of the show. Good acoustic too. But if you feel like going to the toilet in the middle of the function, you will bump into a lot of knees because the seats... More 

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Melbourne Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Great Venue if you're not too far back, have seem many concerts here, but you may need binoculars if you're way up the back.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The guided tour behind the scenes is fascinating - especially if you're a big tennis fan. You'll learn all sorts of things about the history of tennis, & of course of Rod Laver Arena itself. I took some American visitors on this tour, first time for me too, & we all loved it! The finishing touches were still being applied... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

If your a tennis fan. This tour is a must. Go behind the scenes. Relive Nadal, Aggasi, Sampras and Hewitt. Look at the change rooms, go behind the media centre and then head to the main court. A must for tennis buffs. Not being a tennis fan. I did enjoy the tour and learnt alot.

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