The guidance of an expert host who has played the game before.
Your expert host will introduce you to that unique Australian game – Australian Football or Footy as we’d like to say it.
You will get a run down of the history of the game and the basic rules.
As we walk down together to the MCG along with the other local fans, you will see and learn about Melbourne's sporting history and the various sporting venues.
You will learn about the MCG in the guided pre-match walk.
We will watch a game together, sitting with the local footy fans, cheering the two teams, chanting, waving and singing!!
Throughout the game, there will be friendly competitions.
Your expert host will sit with you througout the game, explaining the rules, customs and experiences that make up Footy.
The tickets to the game are included as are traditional footy food - an Aussie meat pie.
Your own Club song sheet and the basic rules sheet.
Footy Tour is a Melbourne based tour company that is dedicated to provide the best sports experiences, especially Australian Football ('Footy") in Melbourne. Footy Tour is a member of Victoria Tourism Industry Council (VTIC). Melbourne is the sports capital of Australia and the home to the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) and we want you to experience this like the locals do.
Every year MCG hosts a number of sporting events, including the uniquely Australian, Australian Football (also known as Footy and Aussie Rules), Cricket and Soccer.
Footy Tour helps you enjoy these sporting events with the guidance of an expert in a small group (not more than 6 in a group). We explain to you the basics of the game, take you to one and soak in the electric atmosphere. You will enjoy the experience like a local and learn something new.
Australian Football or Aussie Rules is a uniquely Australian game that is played from the months of March to September. It ends with a Grand Final, where the champion team of the season is determined. We run tours to all weekend games at the world famous stadium - MCG.
Cost - $149 per person and includes tickets to the game and footy food.
Cricket is a very popular game in Australia as well as some of the Commonwealth countries. In Australia, this game is played during the months of October to March. We run tours to the short form of the game - the 20-20 at the world famous stadium - MCG.