Go behind the scenes of an icon…
Adelaide Oval Stadium Tours take you behind closed doors where you’ll discover hidden secrets and relive celebrated moments. Expert ambassadors share captivating tales of the history of the venue, the sporting greats who have competed here, how the iconic heritage blends seamlessly with world-class facilities and the Oval’s iconic status in SA.
Imagine running onto Adelaide Oval to the roar of a 50,000-strong crowd, climbing the stairs to the 100-year-old heritage-listed scoreboard or gaining an insight into match-day preparations inside the players’ change-rooms – all of these experiences and many more are included on a Stadium Tour.
Whether you’re looking for a family-friendly activity these school holidays or simply want to explore an iconic part of South Australian history, an Adelaide Oval Stadium Tour is the perfect experience for you!
Adelaide Oval Stadium Tour
Adelaide Oval tours take you behind closed doors where you’ll discover hidden secrets and relive celebrated moments. Witness the unique integration of the Oval’s iconic heritage blended seamlessly with world-class facilities.
Access restricted areas and experience the thunderous roar of the crowd as you take to the ground through the interactive player’s race. See where some of the world’s greatest bands have entertained sold-out crowds and step inside living history as you explore inside the iconic scoreboard.
Adelaide Oval Tours are led by our expert volunteer guides who have captivating tales of new and old. Each guide has their own unique stories to tell so no two tours are ever the same.
Kids Trail at Adelaide Oval
Get the whole family together for the ultimate fun-filled Adelaide Oval kids adventure.
Follow your Adelaide Oval Ambassador as they guide you around the famous stadium telling tall tales from the past, and fun-facts from the present. Stop for interactive activities designed to get the kids thinking and walking in the footsteps of famous sporting heroes.
Experience all things cricket and football behind the scenes and have some fun with our interactive challenges along the way.
An experience for the whole family, this will have both kids and parents learning and laughing all the way round the iconic Adelaide Oval.
Football Tours at Adelaide Oval
Footy is BACK for 2022! Celebrate the wins and learn the secrets behind the famous matches held at Adelaide Oval throughout the years.
Join us for a 90-minute walking tour and hear stories about the football legends who ‘played by their own rules’. See history come to life with a walk through Magarey Grove, and get a front row seat to where the coaches make the big decisions, where the player’s prepare and where the media report on the excitement of the day.
Gifts for the hard to buy for!
Stadium Tour Gift Card
A gift card for your colleague, friend, loved one or even the whole family! Give them the opportunity to experience areas of Adelaide Oval usually only accessible to sporting legends and superstars.
They’ll go inside the historic scoreboard, explore the visitor changerooms and run out of the players race in this interactive tour led by one of our Adelaide Oval Ambassadors.
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The Adelaide Oval Legends Tour is a private VIP exploration of Adelaide Oval like you’ve never seen before.
Purchase the Legends Tour as a Gift:
Adelaide Oval Legends Tour
A tailored private journey uncovering the celebrated legends who made Adelaide Oval the icon it is today.
Be guided through the life of cricket’s greatest batsman with a curated tour of the Bradman Collection and explore the notorious Bodyline Series. Walk the hallowed turf of Adelaide Oval where countless legends have secured their place in sporting history and take in the haunting beauty of 50,000+ seats looking down on you as a Senior Groundsman delivers a private pitch tutorial. Take your place amongst the greats with an honour bestowed to few – build your very own name plate and display it on the famous century old Scoreboard.
Price: $290.00 per person (minimum two pax)
Includes: Printed photo of guest in front of displayed nameplate, Adelaide Oval premium souvenir, curated tour of key museum collections, behind the scenes access to player’s spaces, private pitch tutorial with Senior Groundsman, preparation of surname inside Heritage-Listed Scoreboard.
Bookings: Only available Monday – Friday excluding event days and depending on stadium operations.
Bespoke tours are a fantastic way to experience Adelaide Oval with friends, family or colleagues. Private tours can be arranged by appointment for groups ranging from 10 to 150+ guests and can be tailored to suit specific interests or requirements.
Complete the group booking enquiry form and a member of our team will be in contact.
Adelaide Oval Ambassadors
Do you have great communication skills and can spare three hours per week on a weekend or after hours to volunteer?
Get involved with Adelaide Oval and become an Adelaide Oval Ambassador – register your interest and we will contact you ahead of our next intake. We officially recruit two-three times per year and are always looking for passionate people to join our wonderful team!
Adelaide Oval Ambassadors are essential to ensuring this iconic, world class stadium can be experienced and enjoyed by visitors from near and far throughout the year.
Frequently Asked Questions
Standard tours operate daily at 11am and 2pm. Prices start at $15.
Adelaide Oval Football Members and South Australian Cricket Association Members are admitted to standard tours free of charge on presentation of their membership card. RAA members are entitled to a stadium tour discount, they must present their card on arrival to their tour. Bookings are required.
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Adelaide Oval Tours are guided walking tours which cover up to 2.5km on foot and may include the use of steps, stairs, escalators and elevators. All areas on the tour, with the exception of the heritage listed scoreboard, are accessible by wheelchair and walking aids.
For discuss your requirements and how we can best look after you while on our Tours, please contact our Tour and Visitor Experience Coordinator on 08 8211 1198.
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Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes suitable for walking long distances. In the cooler months be sure to dress warm and bring a jacket. You can bring a water bottle, we also have water fountains located around the stadium.
Our Stadium Concierge team have a limited number of umbrellas for public use, if required. Stiletto heels are not permitted inside the heritage listed scoreboard.