Monday 2nd of November 2020 until Friday 6th of November 2020
Melbourne Cup - Kiwi Tour - 5 Days / 4 Nights - from $3815* per person (with Sporting Tours).
Join us this Spring at fabulous Flemington Racecourse with Des Coppins who is celebrating his 29th Melbourne Cup! Experience an unparalleled celebration of world class thoroughbred racing,
glamorous fashion and fabulous food in an exhilarating carnival atmosphere.
The Melbourne Cup Carnival has been embraced as a highlight in our sporting calendar, but more recently has morphed into a must-attend event in social calendars as well.
Our popular annual tour is fully hosted by horse racing legend Des Coppins and escorted by Melbourne Cup specialist Kel Munro who always receives rave reviews from our customers.
Melbourne is a fantastic destination, stay a little longer with our flexible package extensions.
Monday, 2 November
Depart from New Zealand for Melbourne. On arrival you will be transferred to your selected hotel. This evening we meet for our Cup Eve Gala Dinner and Racing Show which includes complimentary beverages and dinner. Hosted by Des Coppins with special guests.
Tuesday, 3 November
It’s Lexus Melbourne Cup Day! Following breakfast we transfer to Flemington for the Lexus Melbourne Cup. Fun, fashion and frivolity will be on the cards as we celebrate Australia’s most famous race day. After the last race we return you to your hotel for a post cup celebration.
Wednesday, 4 November
Today is at leisure. As an optional extra you are welcome to join Sporting Tours at the fun country race meeting at Kyneton for the running of the Kyneton Cup (racecourse admission at own cost). This is an all-day event that runs from 10am - 7pm OR join us on a tour to a Yarra Valley Winery for wine tasting and lunch cost $90 per person OR tour to Living Legends home of retired champion race horses such as Fields of Omagh, Might & Power. Brew. Rogan Josh, Better Loosen Up. Depart 10am return 2pm lunch included. Cost $60 per person.
Thursday, 5 November
It’s Kennedy Oaks Day at Flemington, traditionally known as ’Ladies Day’ for the glamorous fashions. Return transfers to Flemington are provided. Join us at the “Farewell Gathering”
this evening to say goodbye to some new friends.
Friday, 6 November
Today we return to New Zealand. We’ll be transferred to Melbourne International Airport for our return flight home.
Conditions: * It is our policy to present the cost of our flights & holidays inclusive of all airport and government charges. Please accept however that these charges are not within our control, therefore we reserve the right to pass on any increase. Travel agent professional service fees where charged, will be additional to the advertised prices.