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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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A good arena

This arena is very good for sporting venues because you have a clear view of all thats going on, well worth the trip

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Perth, Australia
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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This arena is very good for sporting venues because you have a clear view of all thats going on, well worth the trip

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Great Falls, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Enjoyed an informative hour-long tour of Rod Laver Arena. The tour included a glimpse into a tour player's life at a major...from the locker rooms to the media rooms and down the long hall lined with life-sized posters of all past champions, past the trophy cases where the champions trophies are displayed. This is a state of the art tennis... More 

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Thank Mary A
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Whether it's rock concerts or world class sporting events this place does it well! Comfortable seating, organised staff, plenty of facilities, food, wine, beer, coffee, tea, soft drinks or water - it's all available. Public transport in and around this facility is fantastic. If driving there is ample parking available and very well sign posted to help.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Rod Laver Arena, host of the Australian Open 2016. People from all walks of life attend this grand place. With an amazing atmosphere, a must place to visit.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our first time at the Australian Open and we loved it so much were headed back in 2017. We went on day 1 with daytime tickets for Margaret Court and loved that there were so many matches to choose from and we got to see Nadal, Murray, Raonic, Tsonga and Djokovic on the practice courts. On the first... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great tour for the tennis fanatics. Tour guide was excellent. Great opportunity to see behind the scenes

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Mumbai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A truly inspiring visit to the Melbourne Park grounds and the Rod Laver Arena. Just walking around the park, you feel the vibe and energy of the location.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Especially if your a tennis fan even in the slightest. Is great to walk down the hall of champions and learn about the history of the Australian open. You get to go into the arena where is all happens, whip also visiting the newly built Margaret court arena. Excellent guide, patient with all questions. Well worth doing.

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Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been to Rod Laver Arena for many concerts /tennis , it's always lovely and staff are efficient and helpful .

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Hobart, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The sound is really good. The lighting was also really cool. It bothered me as I was in a seat the amount of people going up and down the walkway but I guess there's not much you can do about that!

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