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AIS - Australian Institute of Sport

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Address: Leverrier Street, Bruce, Canberra 2617, Australia
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+61 2 6214 1111
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 17:00
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The Australian Institute of Sport. The AIS. Australia's premier elite...

The Australian Institute of Sport. The AIS. Australia's premier elite sports precinct. A place that cannot be found anywhere else in Australia. The AIS Campus in Canberra is an integrated and vibrant visitor, retail, sporting, business event and entertainment precinct. At this iconic sporting site, we welcome everyone to tour, shop, dine, be entertained, learn, train and ExperienceAIS, opening our doors to over 200,000 visitors annually from Australia and overseas. Only minutes from Canberra's CBD and set amongst 65 hectares of campus-like grounds with plenty of free parking, the AIS offers an insight into Australia's sporting past and a window into its' future.

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USD 14.60*
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Australian Institute of Sport: The AIS Tour
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Tour of dreams

Being the proud owner of sporty kids, this was a must see. The tour was a great length & our guide was witty, knowledgable and interesting. We started in the sportex area... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Darwin, Australia
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Darwin, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Being the proud owner of sporty kids, this was a must see. The tour was a great length & our guide was witty, knowledgable and interesting. We started in the sportex area. Unfortunately many of the activities were out of order, which was a let down particularly in school holidays when they would be most busy. It would have been... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We didn't know what to expect so we were pleasantly surprised with a fantastic tour, great information, fantastic interactive things for adults and children to all have a go at to test their agility and skill.

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Thank Rebecca E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to the ais with the family for a guided tour. This was sensational. From the time I was greeted by the tour guide Ruben an athlete at the ais the tour didn't disappoint. We were initially guided to a play area where there were simulated sports games, rowing, basketball, cycling and others where you could try your hand... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the guided tour which was interesting and informative. The guide shared lots of intriguing facts and was open to questions. The Sportex section at the end was a great interactive highlight for the kids - the time allocated for this could have been a little longer. They struggled to get a go at each activity.

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Thank rachiep73
Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Good tour except the interactive zone had many activities not working and out of service. Perhaps the timing was also bad as we didn't see any athletes training.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Our daughter several years coming to AIS camping. This time when National competition was here, we came as family. During the competition days we had time to see this place with high level equipped facilities and nice pieces of art ( mostly sculptures) related to sports. There also a lot of photos which make you proud of Australian sportsman achievements.

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Penrith, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

It was a must see as hubby is totally obsessed with Anna Meares! We were way too early to have a tour and we didn't want to hang around. Would have loved to have seen more! It's a must do for the tour. We saw what we could and it was awesome with all the sculptures dedicated to certain sports!... More 

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Wollongong, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Let's just say the the place lacked a bit of warmth and definitely not suitable for younger adults. Lots of rules and loud doors. Won't return.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

A must do for sports lovers. A mixture of some new facilities, eg tech swimming pool v old and original facilities from the 1980s. Try and get on early tour to be in a smaller group. Lots of parking on site. Also good coffee shop, light snacks and souvenir shop. Fun, also interactive section for kids.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Were not sure what to expect, but we were taken around by a student of the institute which added so much flavour to the information. I guess you have to like sport and all the effort that goes in to training but it suited us!

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