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Australian Institute of Sport: The AIS Tour

Bruce, Australia
  • 1 hour 30 minutes (approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


Go behind the scenes at AIS (Australian Institute of Sport), Australia’s premier elite sporting precinct and , one of Canberra’s most popular tourist attractions. Your guide takes you on a comprehensive 90-minute tour through the world-class facilities to see where Australia’s top athletes train. How fast can you throw a ball? You can find out at Sportex, an interactive sports zone with different physical tests for your athletic skills.
  • 90-minute guided tour of AIS, in Canberra
  • Learn about the facilities and athletes from the informative guide
  • Have fun with hands-on tests of strength, speed and endurance at Sportex
  • View world-class athletic training facilities up close
  • Keep an eye out for athletes doing their training routines

What's Included

  • Local guide
  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation to/from attraction

Departure & Return

Departure Point

  • AIS Visitor Centre, 26 Leverrier St, Bruce ACT 2617, Australia

    Complimentary Car Parking is available adjacent to the building.

Return Details

This activity will end right where it started.

What To Expect

Tour the state-of-the-art sports campus at AIS with a knowledgeable guide for a glimpse into the lives of world-class Australian athletes.

See some of the highlights of Canberra's 160-acre campus, which contains different top-notch sports facilities, lodging and training camps for some of the world's most respected athletes. You might even spot some renowned athletes as you walk around the grounds.

Test out your skills at Sportex, an educational hands-on sports experience. You can try rock climbing, football penalty shootouts, wheelchair basketball, virtual downhill skiing and more. Test your accuracy, speed and strength with the ball skills tester, reaction timer and more. You can also browse exhibits such as the Sydney 2000 Olympics, Heroes and Legends, and Sports Science. 

At the end of your 90-minute tour, you can head to the AIS café for refreshments or look for a souvenir at the AIS shop. The AIS Arena also features events including concerts and shows like Cirque du Soleil.

AIS - Australian Institute of Sport

Your tour starts at the AIS Visitor Centre, where you'll meet your guide for your immersion into athletics in Australia. Learn about sports in a hands-on way with Sportex, an educational and engaging sports experience where you can try wheelchair basketball, virtual downhill skiing, rock climbing, football penalty shootouts, and more. Sportex is included as part of every AIS tour. Try out a selection of interactive activities such as testing your accuracy, speed, and strength with the ball-skills tester or reaction timer, plus explore educational exhibits such as the Sydney 2000 Olympics, Heroes and Legends, and Sports Science.

2 hours Admission Ticket Included

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Operated by Australian Institute of Sport

Cancellation Policy

This experience is non-refundable and cannot be changed for any reason. If you cancel or ask for an amendment, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

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    Challenge room
    Alma_K, Feb 2020
    We had such a great experience, the guys where very knowledgeable . Was great seeing where athletic train,the challenge room was heaps of fun. Our sin is 6 and he just was amazed by it all. Thankyou
    Very interesting and informative tour...
    Cindy C, Oct 2017
    Very interesting and informative tour with a fun interactive room at the end.
    Good tour and great guide. Definately...
    Jarrod_F, Nov 2016
    Good tour and great guide. Definately recommend if visiting AIS
    It was really interesting and the...
    Jacqueline B, Jul 2016
    It was really interesting and the tour guide was great. It was disappointing though that about half of the activities at the beginning of the tour were broken / out of order so the 45 minutes activities would have been great if everything was working but it wasn't. Needs some TLC.


    Product code: 15300P1