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Australian Open, Melbourne

Australian Open, Melbourne
About

Each January, the tennis seasons starts fresh in Melbourne at the Australian Open, the Grand Slam of Asia/Pacific. The players arrive rejuvenated and healthy after a much-needed off-season and tennis fans are anxious after a long break from the game they love. The Australian Open (AO) brings excited, boisterous crowds and is always one of the most fun events of the year.

World Tennis Travel has partnered with Grand Slam Tennis Tours and offers a tennis vacation and tour package to the Australian Open so you can take in as it's intended to be enjoyed: happily and easily. As GSTT was one the first original travel partners at the Australian Open they have access to priority ticketing and you'll watch tennis from incredible seats on Rod Laver Arena and Margaret Court Arena.

You'll also enjoy a Welcome Dinner with past Grand Slam champions, play tennis at the famed Kooyong Club, site of the original Australian Open, and much more.

Accommodation
Located in the heart of Southbank neighborhood on the Yarra River, the 5-star Langham Hotel is often considered one of the finest hotels in the Southern Hemisphere. A short walk from tennis and surrounded by cafes, bars, restaurants and more, it's the ideal hotel for a luxury Australian Open experience.

Watching the tennis
Your seats in Rod Laver will be Category 1 seats in section 18 and 19, and in Margaret Court you will be in the Front Row, behind the baseline. In both cases, your reserved ticket allows unlimited access to the outside courts.

Welcome Dinner
At the beginning of your tour you will attend a Welcome Dinner hosted by Grand Slam Tennis Tours. The dinner will give guests an opportunity to share a table and conversation with past grand slam champions, as well as the chance to meet fellow travelers and connect with your tour hosts. Welcome Dinners are hosted at fine local restaurants within short walking distance from the Langham Hotel.

Things to do

Consistently voted one of the World's Most Liveable Cities, Melbourne and surrounding Victoria offer something for everyone. Whether it's a wine tour through the Yarra Valley, touring the stunning 12 Apostles coastline, or simply making new friends in a very friendly city, Melbourne can provide it.

Facilities

Venue information
The Australian Open facilities at Melbourne Park are second to none in the world. The Open is hosted in a beautiful tennis complex that offers excellent side-court access as well as three world-famous show courts. Rod Laver and Margaret Court Arenas hold 15,000 and 7,500, respectively, with Hisense Arena holding an additional 10,500 guests, all three of which have roofs, giving them one more roof than any other grand slam.

Your seats in Rod Laver will be Category 1 seats in section 18 and 19, and in Margaret Court you will be in the Front Row, behind the baseline. In both cases, your reserved ticket allows unlimited access to the outside courts.

"My experience at Melbourne Park was awesome! I had a great coach and just being on the courts where the Australian Open players train was an amazing and surreal experience. Thank you so much for helping me with my reservations. It was an awesome holiday experience and I will highly recommend it to my tennis friends!"

Isabelle, USA