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Rod Laver Arena

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Address: Batman Ave, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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What a great arena, fitting of the great man himself. The volunteers make a days visit here. Highly recommended.

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What a great arena, fitting of the great man himself. The volunteers make a days visit here. Highly recommended.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Doesn't get any better than seeing a tennis match here for the Australian Open. Great atmosphere especially for the night matches.

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We visited a couple of times for the Australian Open. The arena is easy to get to with free trams running all day. The facilities are good, the staff are friendly and helpful. Food and drink are expensive but there are plenty of places to refill your water bottle and on hot days the Red Cross are on hand with... More 

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Macedon, Australia
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Returned here, again, for a night at the Australian Open (Federer vs Nishikori). Was a last minute decision and our seats were literally in the back row - no problem!! I think you can virtually sit anywhere in the arena and have a good view. I love this place- such a wonderful venue showcasing so many amazing events in Melbourne.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Tennis here is as good as it gets. Take it easy and walk there its surprisingly close, Sofitel is a good hotel option

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Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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An absolute must do as part of Melbourne summer is a session at the Australian Open. Get your tickets for later rounds in advance, you're sure to see a good match in any case!

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great arena and tennis courts to watch a variety of top class tennis. Kids area and grounds immaculate. Food was prices one should expect,except if have kids who love slushes on hot days. $7:50 for a medium size container for frozen coke. A real rip off. No way could costs,set up,wages etc justify a 750 % hike in what fast... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Booked hoping Rafa would be playing that day he wasn't however, I got to see him practice for over 90 mins and your very close was fab as to see him was on my bucket list. I was 2 feet away waiting to get his autograph and a surge of people from the other side of the court nearly knocked... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went to the Australian Open and spent the day at Rod Laver Arena watching wonderful tennis from Serena Williams and Rafael Nadal!

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's huge. We saw most of the games in Margaret Court Arena but peaked into Rod Laver when the doors were open. the whole area is huge and well worth a visit.

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