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Rod Laver Arena

Address: Batman Ave, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Phone Number: (03)9286 1600
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$71*
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Ranked #22 of 175 Attractions in Melbourne
Type: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields, Sights & Landmarks
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108 reviews 108 reviews
32 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Watching the Australian Open on TV is nice, but sitting courtside during s Grand Slam is amazing. Fantastic seating arrangement means you'll be close to the action. Easy walk back into Melbourne CBD.

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sydney
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

The most amazing venue to watch all the action of the Australian open. Great variety of food & drink. Plenty of outside courts to roam around. Margaret court arena is spectacular.

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Encinitas, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

We got to the Arena via tram to Flinders Station and had a nice walk along the river. There was ample shade around the grounds and we watched a number of matches on the outer courts. I would suggest getting your ground passes online so you don't have to wait but they were rather efficient and the ticket line went... More 

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Wollongong, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

RLA is the main court for the main matches in the Australian Open schedule however can be difficult to get seats in the lower section. The online ticketing system does enable you to select shaded seats for RLA and Margaret Court arena, which can be a lifesaver when Melbourne turns on the heat. Tickets for RLA or MCA also enable... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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161 reviews 161 reviews
58 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Melbourne is such a fun place during the Australian Open Tennis each January. The quarter final games at Rod Laver are a great way to see some of the world's best players battle it out. Seating is good, although when the roof is open and the sun shines it does get hot. The new Margaret Court building is absolutely fabulous... More 

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Auckland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Wonderful venue for watching tennis. Lots of good views, thanks to all of the seats being elevated from court level.

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Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima, Japan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

I have visited US open stadium once and this stadium twice. But I like this stadium personnaly interms of the access from the city and friendly atmosphere there.

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Berkeley, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Margaret court is much more intimate; all seats are great there. RLA is best uf you can afford the closer seats.

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Forster, Australia
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Visited Rod Laver arena for the Australian Open in 2015 and awesome sporting venue. Plenty of eating options and clean. Day of visit had over 80,000 spectators and venue handled the crowd.

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Turners Beach, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

A fantastic venue, but long lines for food and drink. Ordinary quality food and very overpriced - why is it that this great sporting city always suffers this problem!!!! We were there once again for the tennis but buyers beware, it is so, so difficult to get good seats (i.e. in the lower half of the stadium & out of... More 

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