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Rod Laver Arena

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Address: Batman Ave, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Phone Number: (03)9286 1600
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Easy to see stage and find seats

I saw Disney on Ice and earlier on saw Hugh Jackman, fabulous venue with lots of room, easy to see the stage, and easy to find seats. I love coming here to see shows and... read more

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Shepparton, Australia
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Shepparton, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I saw Disney on Ice and earlier on saw Hugh Jackman, fabulous venue with lots of room, easy to see the stage, and easy to find seats. I love coming here to see shows and performances.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is, in my view, the best stadium in Melbourne for music concerts. Yeah, the Tennis is on in summer, and that's great there too. But for most of the year Rod Laver Arenas is the place to go for hot acts. Pink, Queen (w Adam Lambert), Rob Thimas, The Eagles, Lady Gaga have all played there recently. It's large.,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I wanted to go see the Australian Open matches but could not get ticket , so did a walking tour to Rod Laver Arena , went through the gallery of champions which lists all the winners from around 1980 ( don't remember exact year ) but it is a great experience. I would love to go there again next time... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Did a tour here as a part of the ultimate sports tour. Was really amazing on viewing the backstage of the stadium and learn about the facts and its history.. Great place for a tour!!

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Thank Becky B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Watching Federer, Nadal, Djokovic here was a dream come true. Living in England you know that coming to the Australian Open would be the most difficult Grand Slam to get to. Try and get to a night match here for the experience!!

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We'd done the Melbourne Cricket Ground tour on a previous visit so decided to tour another sports icon this trip. You meet at the back of the complex at the pro shop off the Players Cafe. You get to go into the players dressing room and see the lockers the top guns prefer to book, walk down the hall of... More 

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Thank 2011travel54
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always a good vantage point no matter where you are seated. Food served is often average but facilities are okay.

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Thank Esther H
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to the Rod Lava Arena on many occasions to watch the tennis, see live bands perform and years ago my wife and I performed there as well. It is walking distance to Melbourne CBD and there are plenty of Parks, Gardens and Cafes in the surrounding areas.

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Motherwell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

At the Australian open in January, an absolute first for me . What a brilliant place to be and you know what they made it so so easy for you . Would love to go back one day as I love the tennis and the Rod Laver Arena .

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited the OZ Open and was overwhelmed by the entire venue, the helpful staff, lots of things to do during the day, the up close and personal vantage points, the relaxation areas and the excitement made the whole experience a must do again.

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