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Rod Laver Arena

Batman Ave, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
(03)9286 1600
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Ranked #24 of 207 attractions in Melbourne
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Melbourne, Australia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

I've been here for so many events, music mainly, but recently I went for the Ice Hockey. Great location for events, and the organisation was so much better than previous years, the queues moved quickly and a breeze getting through the gates even though it was PACKED! Parking was easy and cheaper than other venues I've been to in Melbourne.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

went to see this amazing tennis park.went in month of March and it was so empty and quiet u could hardly see anybody tgere.went around saw all the outside courts.

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Pismo Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

If you enjoy tennis than this is the tour for you. The tour leads you to the players locker rooms, the media room, and Rod laver arena. However, Rod laver looks very different as seen on t.v. If you go on a slow day, they offer you the choice of playing on the courts and on these days you can... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Basketball, concerts, backstage, and "the bowels" of this building, I've been here more times than I can count. Too many basketball games, a Slipknot concert or two, five Metallica shows, Disturbed, Black Sabbath, and I'm sure that I'm missing a couple of shows. Rod Laver is a healthy walk away from Flinders Street station, and provides more than enough facilities... More

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Perth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

One of the best tours to do. Takes you behind the scenes to the mens locker rooms. Our son who loves tennis was in awe. Our tour guide was great. A must do if you like tennis.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Bittersweet because I saw Rafa and Roger play against each other, something that seems to be becoming a rarity; but heartbreaking because of how the finals turned out.

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Ashburton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

great venue brilliant concert venue. great acoustics great facilities. walking distance to city and accomodation

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

The australian open is an amazing tournament with such a great atmosphere. A great place for every tennis fan. The Rod Laver arena is a great place to watch the best tennis players in the world. Happy to have been there to watch my favorites.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Rod Laver Arena is most noted for the Australian Open Tennis which usually runs the last two weeks of January. For the rest of the year it is a great concert venue. Closest train stations are either Jolimont or Richmond. It is so much easier to get tickets to matches here than to Wimbledon. You have many opportunities to see... More

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Mold, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

On the tram in Melbourne a male voice calls out "Does anyone want free tickets for the tennis". Up shot my hand and a lovely gentleman explained that he had purchased two ground tickets, but had now had tickets for the Federer/Nadal semi-final. The ground tickets would allow access to all courts and he didn't want any money for them.... More

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