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2019 Lexus Melbourne Cup Day

From NZ$ 895/pp

Overview

Experience the “Race that Stops a Nation” - the $7.3 million dollar, premier feature of Melbourne's Spring Carnival - the Lexus Melbourne Cup. This iconic event combines the excitement of sport with stunning fashion, celebrity and entertainment.

  • Witness world-class racing including the $7.3 million dollar, premier feature race of Melbourne's Spring Carnival

  • Enjoy special music performances from world-class performers & entertainers. (Previous events have featured music acts Sam Smith, Dionne Warwick and Amy Shark)

  • Experience the Myer Fashion on the Field, Australia’s largest outdoor fashion event that includes categories for both men & women, as well as industry awards for fashion designers & milliners

  • Explore Melbourne at your leisure - with world-class shopping precincts, museums & galleries, dining options for every budget, and intriguing districts from hipster streets to laidback beach promenades




Our Package OPTIONS




Our popular package options include:

  • 6-DAY "Giddy-Up" Escorted Tour - this allows you to takes in both AAMI Derby Day and the Lexus Melbourne Cup Day

  • 4-DAY "Catch The Cup" Escorted Tour - enjoy the iconic Lexus Melbourne Cup Day

  • 2-NIGHT Mini-Break - this non-escorted option is perfect if you prefer an independent experience of Lexus Melbourne Cup Day


Extensions to consider

Whilst AAMI Derby Day and Lexus Melbourne Cup Day are the most popular racing days, there are other race days during Melbourne Cup Carnival where we are able to access tickets.

Why not consider extending your stay and taking in any of the following race events during the Carnival:

  • Kennedy Oaks Day (Flemington) 7th November

  • Seppelt Wines Stakes Day (Flemington) 9th November

Contact Williment's Sports team to discuss specific options around attending these wonderful events.


Travel

While flights are not included in our tours or packages, you can add these at an additional cost during the booking process.
Optional airport transfers are offered to purchase as required also.

Inclusions

Our package options include the following inclusions:

Giddy-Up Melbourne Cup Carnival Tour (6 Days)

  • 5 nights accommodation at the Adina Apartment Hotel on a twin/double-share basis (Check In 1 November/Out 6 November)
  • Welcome Drinks at the Hotel to meet your fellow tour companions
  • Start Cup Day as you mean to go on(!) with an indulgent Champagne breakfast
  • Officially supplied Hill Stand Ticket to AAMI Victoria Derby Day and Lexus Melbourne Cup Day
  • Return coach transfers to Flemington Racecourse on both race days
  • Access to one of Australia's Top Racing Stables (inclusive of return coach transfers)
  • Sunday Function
  • Punters Club & Sweepstake
  • Support of Williment Travel staff member throughout
Optional Extras:
  • The option to purchase return flights from Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch to Melbourne throughout the booking process (airfare taxes of $180 are in addition to the airfare price shown)
  • The option to purchase return airport transfers throughout the booking process

PRICED FROM $2,795 per person (Double/Twin-share)



Catch the Cup Tour (4 Days)

  • 3 nights accommodation at the Adina Apartment Hotel on a twin/double-share basis (Check In 3 November/Out 6 November)
  • Start Cup Day as you mean to go on(!) with an indulgent Champagne breakfast
  • Officially supplied Hill Stand Ticket to Lexus Melbourne Cup Day
  • Return coach transfers to Flemington Racecourse on both race days
  • Sunday Function
  • Punters Club & Sweepstake
  • Support of Williment Travel staff member throughout
Optional Extras:
  • The option to purchase return flights from Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch to Melbourne throughout the booking process (airfare taxes of $180 are in addition to the airfare price shown)
  • The option to purchase return airport transfers throughout the booking process

PRICED FROM $2,135 per person (Double/Twin-share)



Lexus Melbourne Cup Mini-Break (3 Days)

  • 2 nights accommodation at the Mantra on Russell on a twin/double-share basis (Check In 4 November/Out 6 November)
  • Officially supplied Hill Stand Ticket to Lexus Melbourne Cup Day
Optional Extras:
  • The option to purchase return flights from Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch to Melbourne throughout the booking process (airfare taxes of $180 are in addition to the airfare price shown)
  • The option to purchase return airport transfers throughout the booking process

PRICED FROM $835 per person (Double/Twin-share)



*Single room configuration available at an additional cost


Itinerary

Giddy-Up Melbourne Cup Carnival Tour Itinerary

Friday 1 November
On arrival to Melbourne make your way to the Adina Apartment Hotel where accommodation is reserved for a 5-night stay.
This evening get together with your fellow tour companions for ‘Welcome Drinks’ in the hotel bar.

Saturday 2 November- AAMI Victoria Derby Day
Today is AAMI Victoria Derby Day at Flemington Racecourse. Return coach transfers are included from the hotel to the racetrack. Your tickets are reserved in the covered Hill Stand.
This evening is the Rugby World Cup Final in Tokyo, kick-off at 8.00pm Melbourne time. We will no doubt find a suitable venue to watch this live!

Sunday 3 November
Today is free to enjoy shopping and/or sightseeing at your leisure. We have pre-arranged a Stables Tour this morning for those who are interested. This evening travel by coach to a mystery destination for your pre-Cup dinner including beverages and entertainment.

Monday 4 November
Soak up the pre-Cup atmosphere in Melbourne or do some last-minute attire shopping. This evening your Tour Leaders will host a Melbourne Cup sweepstake draw and drinks.

Tuesday 5 November- Lexus Melbourne Cup Day
Start the day with a sumptuous champagne breakfast before a coach transfer to Flemington Racecourse. On arrival make your way to the covered Hill Stand which is in perfect position opposite the winning post. At the conclusion of the last race, your coach will transfer you back to your hotel.

Wednesday 6 November
Check out of your hotel and make your way to Melbourne Airport in time for your flight home. You may wish to extend your stay in Melbourne or further afield. Contact Williment's Sports team for ideas and options.


CATCH THE CUP TOUR Itinerary

Sunday 3 November
On arrival to Melbourne make your way to the Adina Apartment Hotel where accommodation is reserved for a 3-night stay.
This evening travel by coach to a mystery destination for your pre-Cup dinner including beverages and entertainment.

Monday 4 November
Soak up the pre-Cup atmosphere in Melbourne or do some last-minute attire shopping. This evening your Tour Leaders will host a Melbourne Cup sweepstake draw and drinks.

Tuesday 5 November- Lexus Melbourne Cup Day
Start the day with a sumptuous champagne breakfast before a coach transfer to Flemington Racecourse. On arrival make your way to the covered Hill Stand which is in perfect position opposite the winning post. At the conclusion of the last race, your coach will transfer you back to your hotel.

Wednesday 6 November
Check out of your hotel and make your way to Melbourne Airport in time for your flight home. You may wish to extend your stay in Melbourne or further afield. Contact Williment's Sports team for ideas and options.


LEXUS MELBOURNE CUP MINI-BREAK Itinerary

Monday 4 November
Make your way to the Mantra on Russell where accommodation is reserved for a 2-night stay. Soak up the pre-Cup atmosphere in Melbourne or do some last-minute attire shopping.

Tuesday 5 November- Lexus Melbourne Cup Day
The big day is here ! Make your way to Flemington Racecourse where your reserved seats are locationed in the Hill Stand - the perfect position to see the big finish!

Wednesday 6 November
Check out of your hotel and make your way to Melbourne Airport in time for your flight home. You may wish to extend your stay in Melbourne or further afield. Contact Williment's Sports team for ideas and options.

Melbourne

Melbourne is a quirky city, filled with the love of arts, food, music, wine and everything you could imagine! Melbourne plays host to some of the best sporting events in the world like the Australian Open, Melbourne Grand Prix and Melbourne Cup, along with the Presidents Cup. With Melbourne's love of sports, this makes the city a great place to see this sporting event and visit the great cafés, bars, lush parks & gardens.

Melbourne is famous for being Australia's cultural capital with award-winning stage shows and art festivals, not only do they have great entertainment but they play host to some of the best dining and shopping possibilities.


Packages

Mantra on Russell
NZ$ 895 /per person
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Adina Apartment Hotel Melbourne (Catch The Cup)
NZ$ 2,135 /per person
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Adina Apartment Hotel Melbourne
NZ$ 2,795 /per person
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2019 Lexus Melbourne Cup Day
Event Date/s:
5 November 2019
Venue:
Flemington, Melbourne

 

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