STEP INTO HISTORY

Guided tours of the SCG precinct

Fancy sitting in Michael Clarke or Ricky Ponting’s old spot in the change area in the Australian Cricket Team dressing room?

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What about visiting the television commentary box or the press rooms, taking in the view from the top of the mighty SCG grandstands or wandering the amazing SCG Museum.

The Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) Guided Walking Tour is a fascinating journey behind the scenes of the Sydney Cricket and Sports Grounds and exclusive access to the SCG Museum. As Sydney's home of sport, the SCG is where international and domestic sporting heroes play cricket, rugby union, rugby league, football, Australian Football League (AFL). Perfect for all sporting enthusiasts and Sydney tourists, young and young at heart. 

Hear entertaining stories of players, spectators, events and indulge in the rich history of one of Sydney's most iconic venues. Journey behind the scenes as you take in the splendour of the architecture, heritage and ambience of the SCG. An unforgettable experience for locals, international visitors and sports fans. 

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Tour times and prices

Tour times and prices

Tour times

The SCG Guided Walking Tour, taking guests behind the scenes of the Sydney Cricket and Sports Grounds including exclusive access to the SCG Museum.

Operating Monday - Sunday, 90 minute tour. 
Excluding NSW public holidays, major event days and site activities. 

Tours can fill fast, to secure a time please book online now.  

Tour prices

Adult $30
Child
(Ages 5-15)
$20
Concession
(Australian concession card holders) 
$20
Family
(2 adults and up to 3 children, of the same family)
$78


Prices are in Australian dollars and inclusive of Australian goods and services tax (GST).

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Meeting point

Meeting point

The SCG Tour meeting point is Gate A, Sydney Cricket Ground, Driver Avenue, Moore Park 2021.

Kindly note, there are no cloakroom facilities at the SCG. If you are travelling, we encourage you to please leave large backpacks and suitcases at your accommodation or make alternative arrangements for your luggage.

Getting here

Getting here

The SCG Tour is easily accessible by train, bus or on foot.

Many public buses run via nearby Anzac Parade and Oxford Street (corner of Oatley Rd) The Big Bus Tours, Hop On-Hop Off Bus, Bondi route has a nearby stop on Oxford Street at Paddington Town Hall (corner of Ormond St, opposite Oatley Rd).

Jump off the train and enjoy a 20-minute walk from Museum Station or Central, or catch a bus from either Central, Town Hall or Museum Stations.

Paid parking is available at the nearby Entertainment Quarter (EQ) in the SCG precinct. 

Late tour arrivals

Late tour arrivals

Tour guests should arrive 15 minutes before the tour and present their tickets to the friendly SCG staff at Gate A. On receipt of tickets a wristband will be issued to each tour participant, which we kindly ask you to wear at all times during the tour. 

Tours leave promptly at the allocated start time, therefore we cannot guarantee late arrivals will be accommodated for and may miss the tour. If you cannot arrive on time please call (02) 9380 0377 or (02) 9360 6601. 

Changes to scheduling

Changes to scheduling

The SCG Guided Walking Tour makes every endeavour to ensure tour activities run to schedule, however we reserve the right to alter the tour route or cancel tours at any time for any reasonable circumstances, including events, site activities and severe inclement weather.

Tours will run in wet weather conditions. Parts of the tour are outdoors so please ensure weather appropriate clothing is worn, including rain attire in wet weather. 

From time to time some tours may not take in all of the advertised features, due to site activity. 

Group and school bookings

Group and school bookings

The SCG Tour is ideal for

  • School excursions
  • Sporting groups
  • Club gatherings
  • Corporate functions
  • Sydney tourist groups

Our experienced tour guides can tailor the commentary and focal points of the Private Group Guided Walking Tour to meet the educational, special interests and/or physical needs of your specific group.

A range of catering options are available for group tour bookings, ranging from the Lawn Kiosk options, right up to the elegant Bespoke fine dining. Depending on your budget and preferences. 

Pricing and availability is subject to confirmation upon advanced booking, prior to your tour. 

Review the SCG Tour school excursion risk management plan here.

Group leaders and teachers requiring a copy of the Sydney Cricket and Sports Grounds public liability certificate should contact the tour coordinator.

Group bookings can be made by contacting our friendly SCG Tour Coordinator on (02) 9380 0377 or tours@scgt.nsw.gov.au

SCG Children's Holiday Tour

SCG Children's Holiday Tour

SCG Children's Holiday Tour

Looking for something to do with the children or grandchildren in the October School holidays? Why not join the special SCG Kids' School Holiday Tour.

Designed for children aged 5-12, the SCG Sports Kids School Holiday Tour is a perfect outing for parents and grandparents looking to keep children moving during. They will discover the twists and turns of the SCG while hearing about modern champions and sporting legends of old.

In this 90-minute experience children will feel like a sports star: 

  • Discover what it takes to be a great sporting star
  • Visit the players’ change rooms, just like sports heroes
  • Get a commentator’s view of the field
  • See the inner workings of the SCG
  • Take part in plenty of activities and games

Kindly note, children must be accompanied by a paying adult.

Date: Wednesday, October 9 2019

Time: 1pm (90 minute duration)

Book online now

Vacation Care Providers are encouraged to contact us for private group tours during the school holidays. Vacation care providers can book or enquire via email tours@scgt.nsw.gov.au or phone 02 9380 0377.

 

 

Blockout tour dates

Blockout tour dates

 

Sunday August 18

Friday August 23

Sunday November 3

Friday January 3 - New Year's Test

Saturday January 4 - New Year's Test

Sunday January 5 - New Year's Test

Monday January 6 - New Year's Test

Tuesday January 7 - New Year's Test

Thursday March 5 - Cricket World Cup

Friday March 13 - One-Day International

Sunday March 15 - One-Day International