Itinerary: Giddy Up - Melbourne Cup Carnival Tour (6 Days)
Friday 1 November
On arrival to Melbourne make your way to the Adina Apartment Hotel where accommodation is reserved for a five night stay. This evening get together 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 Flemington Racecourse. Your tickets are reserved in the covered Hill Stand. This evening is the Rugby World Cup Final in Tokyo, kick-off at 8pm 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 otherwise this evening you will travel by coach to a mystery destination for your pre cup dinner including beverages and entertainment.
Monday 4 November
Today is again to soak up the pre Cup atmosphere in the streets of Melbourne or do some last minute attire shopping. This evening get together with your tour leaders for the Melbourne Cup sweepstake draw and drinks.
Tuesday 5 November - Lexus Melbourne Cup Day
Start the day with a sumptuous champagne breakfast and then be ready in the hotel foyer for your coach transfer to Flemington Racecourse. On arrival make your way to the covered Hill Stand, 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
Today check out of your hotel make your way to Melbourne Airport in time for your flight home. You may wish to extend your stay in Melbourne or further afield. Please contact one of our sports travel specialists for ideas and options.
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