Melbourne Cup Cruise


The best way to enjoy one of Australia's favourite events.

As well as the excitement of donning your finest for a day at Flemington to watching the race itself, you will spend a few nights away from home on a well-earned break.

This Cruise Package Includes
In Melbourne
Time in Melbourne to attend Melbourne Cup Carnival activities
General admission to Flemington Racecourse on race day
Return transfers between the ship and Flemington to attend the race
Onboard
Themed entertainments with racing personalities
P&O Fashions At Sea speculator

Melbourne Cup Carnival 2019 Upgrade Options

P&O Cruises has a number of Melbourne Cup upgrade options available to our guests sailing on the 2019 cruises.
These are now on sale and are sold to passengers with active bookings.
Video's courtesy of Flemington Racecourse

Lawn Stand

Located directly opposite the Winning Post, the Lawn Stand delivers spectacular views of Flemington Racecourse and Melbourne’s stunning city skyline. In your own Reserved Seat*, you’ll be perfectly placed to witness every moment of racing action.

To enhance your experience, you will have easy access to Hill Square, an exclusive space for Reserved Seat ticket holders. Featuring the very best food, bars and lively atmosphere, plus your comfort will be catered for with additional toilets and TAB betting facilities.

This ticket also includes access to all general public areas including the Front Lawn, Hill Square, Hill Stand level 1, the Betting Ring, Saintly Place, The Park and all public bars.

*Note the Lawn Stand is not covered and subject to weather conditions. Be sure to bring along the required protection like sunscreen and wet weather clothing.

Cruiseling Price - $151pp

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The Hill Stand

Witness every minute of the racing action from your Reserved Seat* in the Hill Stand.

Located opposite the Winning Post, the Hill Stand provides spectacular views of the racecourse and Melbourne’s city skyline. Plus look down upon the energy and colour of the racing crowds on the famous Front Lawn.

To enhance your experience, you will have easy access to Hill Square, an exclusive space for Reserved Seat ticket holders. Featuring the very best food, bars and lively atmosphere, plus your comfort will be catered for with additional toilets and TAB betting facilities.

This ticket also includes access to all general public areas including the Front Lawn, Hill Square, Hill Stand level 1, the Betting Ring, Saintly Place, The Park and all public bars.

*Note that while the Hill Stand offers covered seating, the front and sides of the stand are exposed to weather conditions.

Cruiseling Price - $276pp

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How To Book?

Bookings for The Lawn Stand and The Hill Stand are booked through Ticketek using the password crosscounter to receive exclusive pricing

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P&O Enclosure

Secure your spot in the exclusive P&O Enclosure, available only to P&O passengers.  Under the shade of leafy elm trees, you’ll be perfectly placed to enjoy the ultimate open-air Melbourne Cup Carnival Experience.

This package includes: Racecourse admission*, Admission to the P&O Enclosure, Racebook for each guest, Grazing menu consisting of canapé platters, small plate and bowl items and interactive food stations, Beverage package including a selection of red and white wines, sparkling wine, light and heavy beers, and soft drinks, Espresso cart available throughout the day, Selection of outdoor furniture and market umbrellas**, Private courtyard area, Superscreen viewing of the races, Access to a section of reserved seating in the Lawn Stand to view the races live***, Betting facilities and bookmaker

The Melbourne Cup Carnival is an outdoor event and this enclosure is open to weather. We urge you to dress appropriately and bring along the required protection e.g. sunscreen, wet weather gear.

**Outdoor furniture is not reserved
***Access to seating in the Lawn Stand is via a short walk and stairs


Terms and conditions apply. Please refer to www.flemington.com.au

To secure your upgrade please download and fill out the booking form below.

Package Price $575pp

The Parade Lounge

The best spot on course for lovers of racehorses.

Located above the horse stalls, the Parade Lounge is a treat for true horse lovers. Enjoy prime views of some of the world’s greatest thoroughbreds along with the Melbourne city skyline. Graze on delicious bites and sip on beer and wine, while taking in all the racing action on the track. Plus soak up the energy and spectacle of the Melbourne Cup Carnival from the balcony overlooking the Front Lawn. The standard dress requirement is racewear for Ladies and jacket and tie for Gentlemen.

This package includes: Racecourse admission*, Admission to The Parade Lounge, Racebook for each guest, Extended cocktail menu served throughout the day, Beverage package including a selection of red and white wines, sparkling wine, light and heavy beers, and soft drinks, Espresso cart available throughout the day, Outdoor viewing area, Melbourne Cup Carnival souvenir pen for each guest & Private betting facilities and bookmaker

Terms and conditions apply.  Please refer to www.flemington.com.au

** Cocktail furniture is provided in the venue but is not reserved and there is not one seat per person

To secure your upgrade please download and fill out the booking form below.

Package Price - $906pp

Makybe Diva® Marquee

Fun and frivolity in a stylish spot

Like the great champion herself, the stylish and lively Makybe Diva Marquee is sure to impress. Located next to the Lawn Stand this will put you right amongst the sensational Melbourne Cup Carnival atmosphere. Indulge in a delicious three-course lunch, socialise in the exclusive lawn area, witness every race from a seat in the Lawn Stand and stay fresh all day with pamper lounge and shoe shine services. Round tables of 10 and limited number of 12 are available. Bookings for fewer numbers will share.

The standard dress requirement is racewear for Ladies and jacket and tie for Gentlemen.

This package includes: Racecourse admission*, Admission to Makybe Diva® Marquee, Racebook for each guest, Morning tea (Lexus Melbourne Cup Day only), Three-course plated meal served to the table, Afternoon tea, Drink waiter service to the table including a selection of red and white wines, sparkling wine, light and heavy beers, and soft drinks, Cash bar for spirits and imported beverages, Espresso cart available throughout the day, Access to a reserved section of seating in the Lawn Stand, Melbourne Cup Carnival souvenir pen for each guest, Private betting facilities and bookmaker, Pamper lounge services

*Terms and conditions apply.  Please refer to www.flemington.com.au

To secure your upgrade please download and fill out the booking form below.

Package Price - $986pp

The Rose Room

Glamour, elegance and exclusivity.

One of Flemington's most beautiful and exclusive raceday venues, The Rose Room is a multi-tiered marquee combining world-class hospitality with sweeping views of the racecourse. Positioned above the Lawn Stand looking out across the track and the Winning Post, you and your guests will witness the thrill of every race, while enjoying the stylish and social setting of The Rose Room. Bookings must be for groups of 10 or 12 (subject to availability).

The standard dress requirement is racewear for Ladies and jacket and tie for Gentlemen.

This package includes: Racecourse admission*, Admission to The Rose Room, Racebook for each guest, Exclusive use of reserved table, Morning tea (Lexus Melbourne Cup Day only), Five-course plated meal served to the table, Afternoon tea, Drink waiter service to the table including a selection of standard spirits, red and white wines, sparkling wine, light and heavy beers, and soft drinks, Outdoor viewing area, Melbourne Cup Carnival souvenir pen for each guest, Private betting facilities and bookmaker within the marquee.

Terms and conditions apply.  Please refer to www.flemington.com.au

To secure your upgrade please download and fill out the booking form below.

Package Price - $1,406pp

 

How To Book?

To book an upgrade to The P&O Enclosure, The Parade Lounge, Makybe Diva® Marquee & The Rose Room please use the P&O Cruises Packages Booking form below. This booking form is to be completed and sent directly to The Victoria Racing Club in order to secure your upgrade.

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