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Melbourne Travel Guide

Melbourne Sports & Activities

Uncover sports & activities in Melbourne with our insider's guide.

Cricket

Melbourne Cricket Ground. All big international and interstate cricket matches in Victoria are played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground from...

Golf

Melbourne has the largest number of championship golf courses in Australia. Albert Park Golf Course. Four kilometers (2½ mi) south of the...

Horse Racing

Melbourne is the only city in the world to declare a public holiday for a horse race—the Melbourne Cup—held on the first Tuesday in November...

Kiteboarding

The Zu Boardsports. The Zue Boardsports runs kiteboarding lessons at St. Kilda. Private lessons are A$90 for one hour. 330 Beaconsfield Pde...

Tennis

Australian Open. The Australian Open, held in January, is one of the world's four Grand Slam tournaments. You can buy tickets at the event...

Australian Rules Football

This fast, vigorous game, played between teams of 18, is one of four kinds of football Down Under. Aussies also play Rugby League, Rugby Union...

Bicycling

Melbourne and its environs contain more than 100 km (62 miles) of bike paths, including scenic routes along the Yarra River and Port Phillip...

Boating

Studley Park Boathouse. Studley Park Boathouse, which opened in 1864, rents canoes, kayaks, and rowboats for journeys on a peaceful stretch...

Car Racing

Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix. Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix is a popular—but increasingly controversial—fixture on Melbourne's calendar...

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