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Australian Institute of Sport (AIS)

Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) Review

Aussies are obsessed with sport, so its no surprise that this 150-acre site, established to improve the performance of Australia's elite athletes, is such a big draw. Daily 1½-hour tours, some guided by AIS athletes, explore the state-of-the-art facilities, where you may be able to watch some of the institute's Olympic-caliber squads in training for archery, gymnastics, swimming, soccer, and other sports. The second half of the tour takes you through the Sports Visitors Centre, where displays, hands-on exhibits, and a video wall show the achievements of Australian sporting stars. Afterward, you can use the tennis courts and other facilities for a fee.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Leverrier Crescent, Bruce, Canberra, ACT 2617 | Map It
  • Phone: 02/6214–1010
  • Cost: Guided tour A$18; families (up to 3 children) A$49
  • Hours: Tours daily at 10, 11:30, 1, and 2:30
  • Website:
  • Location: Around Canberra
Updated: 01-16-2014

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