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Spring Racing Carnival in the Sporting Capital of the World

October 23, 2015 Tour Operator No Comments Email Email

Spring Racing Season is a great time to explore Melbourne, The sporting capital of the world.

Melbourne Sports Tours are the only Sightseeing Operator in Melbourne to focus on sport. Melbourne is fortunate to be home to so many internationally recognised events all within 10 kilometres of the city centre so a half or full day tour can cover a wide range of different venues and events. Your local, passionate, guide will have you wanting to be here for every event.

LIVING LEGENDS, has been established to bring retired champion horses back to the public. Combined with an historical homestead. Living Legends is home to retired champion racehorses such as Fields of Omagh, Might and Power, Silent Witness, Apache Cat, Better Loosen Up, Rogan Josh, Chief De Beers, Brew, Efficient, Zipping and Paris Lane….
Living Legends is modelled closely on the Home of Rest for Horses in the United Kingdom and like the Home of Rest they aim to support equine research, education and training to benefit horses of all ages and breeds. Special emphasis, however, is given to the care of older horses.

The LEGENDS & CHAMPIONS TOUR is perfect for Sport and Horse Racing enthusiasts. Tour behind the scenes of the MCG & explore the National Sports Museum, including the Champions Racing Museum. Visit ‘Living Legends’, host to our favourite retired champion race horses. Includes pub-style lunch.

SPORTS LOVERS TOURS are unique Melbourne sightseeing tours which explore Flemington Racecourse, Commonwealth Games Athletes Village, F1 Grand Prix Circuit. Choose 1 2 or 3 venue options – tour behind the scenes of The MCG &/or Rod Laver Arena &/or National Sports Museum. Lunch at Etihad Stadium arena/Docklands precinct.

HORSES, WINE & BEER TOUR What more could you want??… Morning tea at ‘Living Legends’, a racehorse retirement village which is home to our favorite champion racehorses. Enjoy lunch & wine tasting at a country winery then beer tasting in a classic Aussie pub in a traditional country town.

Kirsty & Anthony Grace have been showcasing Melbourne’s Sporting venues for 12 years and they still get a buzz out of this time of the year. “We operate Sports & Outlet Shopping public tours year round” says Kirsty “but this time of the year we have more corporate groups, cruise ship excursions and public guests than any other time. It’s all hands on deck.”

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