Kids playing virtual soccer

Australian Institute of Sport (AIS)

Go behind the scenes on an award-winning 90 minute guided tour of Australia's premier elite sports precinct, the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS), located minutes from the Canberra city centre. Discover where Australia’s sporting champions are created and gain an insight into the life of our leading athletes.

Included is a visit to Sportex, one of Australia's leading interactive sports exhibits, set amongst a first-class collection of sporting memorabilia. Try wheelchair basketball, virtual downhill skiing, rock climbing, football penalty shootouts and more. Great fun for all ages and athletic abilities.

Best of all Sportex is included free as part of every AIS Tour.

Be sure to visit the AIS Shop whilst you are here where you can shop like a champion for exclusive AIS merchandise and refuel at the GG espresso café.

Guided public tours depart daily from the AIS Visitor Centre, Leverrier Street, Bruce

Times: 10:00am, 11:30am, 1:00pm and 2:30pm. Fees apply



Daily: 90min tours at 10am, 11.30am, 1pm and 2.30pm. Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day and Good Friday





Ranked #1 of 1 things to do in Bruce on TripAdvisor


Certificate of Excellence 2016


Sporting team accomodation

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I have used the accomodation at the AIS on several occasions when travelling with sporting teams to compete in tournaments and training in Canberra. The accommodation, whilst basic, is very...

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We arrived at the AIS expecring to be impressed/inspired but left underwhelmed. The kids had fun in the interactive games area but needed more than the 30 mins allocated. It was good to be guided by...

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Fantastic guide made the tour awesome

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Had Trent (cricket player) as guide. He was full of interesting facts, knew his stuff. Great people skills too. Answered our questions as well. Items in the shop were reasonably priced. Good coffee...

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  • Cafe
  • Carpark
  • Coach Parking
  • Conference/Convention Facilities
  • Food and Refreshments
  • Interactive Centre
  • Non Smoking Establishment
  • Parents Room
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Telephone
  • Public Toilet
  • Shop
  • Swimming Pool