Melbourne Cup Plus Emirates Stakes Racing Tour 2017

From November 03, 2017

From: $2861 pp twin share
From: $2663 pp triple share

The Melbourne Cup Carnival is the highlight of the sporting calendar for Victorians, Australians and many overseas racing fans.The Melbourne Cup Carnival (Melbourne Cup Tour Brochure 2017) is an unequalled world-class event that encompasses the finest racing, entertainment, fashion, culture, food and wine all in one place – Flemington. Be enthralled and swept up in the magic of the celebration that stops a nation! Held across four days from 29 October to 5 November, it is unrivalled in its prestige and tradition and is the unmissable social occasion of the year.
Encompassing the famous Emirates Melbourne Cup Day, along with three other key racedays, AAMI Victoria Derby Day, Crown Oaks Day and Emirates Stakes Day, the Melbourne Cup Carnival holds a unique position in world racing as there is no comparable week where crowds of such magnitude gather to celebrate thoroughbred racing. The Emirates Melbourne Cup is the iconic race of the Carnival, with increasingly the best thoroughbreds from around the world showcasing the very best of the sport.

Accommodation YES
Meals SOME
Flights YES
Transfers YES
Reserved Hillstand Seating 4 Day Pack

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Trackside, the event is a spectacle of fashion and entertainment, combining friends and families with corporates and celebrities. Firmly established as an unequalled international and Australian draw card, Melbourne embraces domestic and international visitors alike to bask in the excitement and revel in the glamour of the Birdcage, Flemington lawns, marquees and some of the finest hospitality and entertainment it has to offer.

As a cultural and sporting event its lure is magnetic and undeniable, attracting crowds who descend upon Flemington to be a part of the truly unforgettable experience that is…the Melbourne Cup Carnival.

  • Flights
  • Airport transfers
  • Accommodation
  • 4 days of Reserved Hill Stand Seating
  • 3 days of Race Day transfers
  • Meet and Greet function
  • Cup Eve Luncheon
  • Damian Mullin as Elvis show
  • Farewell Dinner.

 ITINERARY

DAY 1: FRIDAY 3 NOVEMBER, 2017.

Fly Brisbane/Melbourne

Passengers will assemble at the Group Check-in counter at Brisbane Domestic airport at a designated time (approx. 9.00am). You will board your Qantas flight bound for Australia’s Racing Capital – Melbourne. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to the Victoria Hotel.

Tonight at 7.30pm, we will all assemble in the Swanston Room for a Meet & Greet introduction. Light savouries will be supplied and it gives you an ideal opportunity to meet your fellow passengers.

Accommodation:                  THE VICTORIA HOTEL

 

DAY 2: SATURDAY 4 NOVEMBER 2017.

“AAMI VICTORIA DERBY DAY”

Any racing connoisseur will tell you that there is no day’s racing like AAMI Victoria Derby Day at Flemington. You start the day with a transfer to Flemington by luxury coach and proceed to your reserved Seat. This seat is yours for the next three days. From this seat, you will enjoy the racing highlights of the Melbourne Cup Carnival.

On completion of the day, your Coach will return you to your Hotel.

Accommodation:                    VICTORIA HOTEL

 

DAY 3: SUNDAY 5 NOVEMBER, 2017.

DISCOVER MELBOURNE”

Sunday is usually regarded as a Day of Leisure, however that does not mean there is nothing to do. A day trip to the St. Kilda beachside or a visit to the famous MCG or maybe the Jazz Dinner night at the Emerald Hotel.

Accommodation:        VICTORIA HOTEL

 

DAY 4: MONDAY 6 NOVEMBER, 2017.

“CUP EVE LUNCHEON”

Melbourne Cup Eve and let the party begin. Your day commences at noon with the Parade of Champions, which proceeds up Swanston Street, just 50 metres down the hill from your hotel.

After the parade, we proceed to the Swanston Room for our now famous Melbourne Cup Luncheon. Hear the latest information with prices etc at the Luncheon and you may just find that elusive winner.

Later this evening, enjoy the music of Damian Mullin with “Elvis on the Mezzanine”.

Accommodation:                    VICTORIA HOTEL

 

DAY 5: TUESDAY 7 NOVEMBER, 2017.

“EMIRATES MELBOURNE CUP DAY”

Today’s race will stop the nation and you are lucky enough to be a part of this great spectacle. Once again, the luxury coach will transfer you to Flemington and just like Saturday, your reserved seat awaits you. On completion of the day, you will be returned to your hotel.

Accommodation;                    VICTORIA HOTEL

 

DAY 6: WEDNESDAY 8 NOVEMBER, 2017.

“KYNETON RACEDAY”

For the real enthusiast, you may wish to make your way to Kyneton for the running of the Kyneton Cup. This is a very long day so if you’re a bit tired, may we suggest you visit any of the City attractions that await you.

Accommodation:                    VICTORIA HOTEL.

 

DAY 7: THURSDAY 9 NOVEMBER, 2017.

“VRC OAKS DAY”

VRC Oaks day – the ultimate style day is a glamorous event with all of the latest and some of the not so latest fashions on show. The procedure is exactly the same as Saturday & Tuesday. The luxury coach will once again transfer the group to Flemington and just like before, your same reserved seat is there for you. After the races, it is back to your Hotel for your last night out in Melbourne.

Tonight, the group will gather at 7.30pm in the Swanston Room for our “Farewell Dinner”. A final chance to exchange stories and enjoy a fine Buffet Dinner.

Accommodation:                    VICTORIA HOTEL

 

DAY 8: FRIDAY 10 NOVEMBER, 2017.

Today you will farewell the main group as they return to their destinations. By now, you will have formed some lasting friendships. But it is not all over. There is one more mission – the Emirates Stakes Day which is rapidly challenging Derby Day as the greatest Day of racing in Australia.

Accommodation:                    VICTORIA HOTEL

 

DAY 9: SATURDAY 11 NOVEMBER, 2017.

“Emirates Stakes Day”

Due to smaller numbers, today you will transfer to Flemington on the train from Flinders Street Station.

Your Hill Stand Seat, whilst in a different position, awaits you for the great day of racing and again you return to town by train.

Accommodation:                    VICTORIA HOTEL

 

DAY 10: SUNDAY 12 NOVEMBER, 2017.

Fly Melbourne/Brisbane

All good things come to an end and you have been lucky enough to be a part of one of Australia’s greatest Race Carnivals. For the last time, your shuttle will transfer the remainder of the group to Tullamarine for our return flight to Brisbane.

We trust you have enjoyed your Melbourne experience and look forward to seeing you on another Gunsynd Tours trip in the future.

                 Single Room                                        $3,095 per person

                 Single in a Double Bed Room          $3,570 per person

                 Double Room                                    $2,861 per person

                 Twin Room                                        $2,861 per person

                 Triple Room                                       $2,663 per person

                 Optional – breakfast package     $12 per person per day

 ALL ROOMS ARE NON SMOKING

 Please note:

All prices displayed are per person prices Ex Brisbane.

For passengers from other destinations, prices are on application.

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