Melbourne Cup Carnival 2022

Derby & Cup Relax

The premier thoroughbred horse racing event in Australia is the Melbourne Cup Carnival. This is one of the greatest carnivals in the world with almost 400,000 people attending magnificent Flemington over the four days. Don’t miss all the colour and excitement of the week that stops a city.

Melbourne 28 October - 02 November 2022 From $1570 pp share twin

Description

Perfect for holidaymakers and racing enthusiasts. Stay for 5-nights to enjoy all that Melbourne has to offer with tickets to Derby Day and Cup Day, each with its own unique atmosphere, themes and traditions.

Travel Dates
28 October - 02 November 2022

Book by
Until sold out

Includes
* 5 nights accomodation including daily buffet breakfast (28 October – 02 November 2022)
* 2 x Official Melbourne Cup Carnival Tickets, Lawn Stand (reserved, uncovered) for Derby Day, Saturday 29 October 2022 and Cup Day, Tuesday 01 November 2022
* 2 day Myki Explorer Travel Card (unlimited 2 day public transport, including to & from Flemington)

Price per person 

Mantra Little Bourke Street (4 star)  Twin/Double Triple   Quad   Single
Executive Studio SOLD OUT SOLD OUT N/A SOLD OUT
1brm Apartment $1570 $1390 N/A $2520
2brm Apartment $2520 $1890 $1575 N/A
Voco Melbourne Central (4 star) 
Standard $1760 N/A N/A $2850
Corner King Premium $1990 $1740 N/A $3300
Corner King Premium with Bath $2100 $1800 N/A $3530
Melbourne Marriott Docklands (5 star)
Deluxe $2020 $1800 N/A $3300
Sofitel on Collins (5 star)
Superior City View $2399 $1990 N/A $4090
Superior Bay View $2680 $2180 N/A $4650

Ticket Upgrade Options 

All packages come with Lawn Stand tickets by default. Lawn Stand offers guests a reserved seat in an uncovered section, where you can come and go all day.

From Lawn Stand, upgrade to Hill Stand or to a hospitality venue for an enhanced race day experience including gourmet food, premium drinks, waited service, panoramic views and much more.

Hill Stand

Take your seat above the famous Flemington Front Lawn and take in spectacular views of the racecourse and Melbourne’s city skyline. This ticket includes entry into the course and access to all public areas on course, including the Front Lawn, The Hill Stand Level 1, the Betting Ring, Saintly Place and The Park.

While The Hill Stand offers covered seating, the front and sides of the stand are exposed to weather conditions.

Please add per person 

Derby Day: $60
Cup Day: $120
Oaks Day: $49
Stakes Day: $30

Hospitality Upgrade Options 

Take your experience to a whole new level with these inclusive dining packages:

Riverside Bar & Bistro

The ideal spot to bask in the excitement of the carnival, located right next to the track on the first bend. Guests will enjoy the elevated deck and bar with live entertainment. Includes: all-inclusive buffet menu, all-day drinks package, including beer, wine, sparkling and soft drinks, trackside views, outdoor viewing deck with bar, dJ and entertainment, access to betting facilities, racecourse admission ​and race book.

Please add per person 

Derby Day: $700
Cup Day: $999
Oaks Day: $560
Stakes Day: $570


Makybe Diva Marquee

Indulge in one of Flemington’s most prized marquees, offering a remarkable race day experience at the first bend. Includes: shared marquee with outdoor courtyard, track, Winning Post and city views, access to seating in a reserved section of the Lawn Stand, three-course plated lunch, morning tea and afternoon tea, selection of red, white and sparkling wine, light and heavy beers and soft drinks (note: upgraded beverage selection purchased on consumption), reserved tables (shared for bookings under 10ppl) with waiter service, barista coffee, private betting facilities and access to a bookmaker, racecourse admission, racebook and Melbourne Cup Carnival souvenir pen.

Please add per person 

Derby Day: $760
Cup Day: $1160
Oaks Day: $590
Stakes Day: $440


Parade Lounge

Located above the horse stalls, the Parade Lounge is a treat for horse lovers. Includes: all-inclusive grazing menu provided throughout the day, all-day drinks package, including beer, wine, sparkling and soft drink, upgraded beverage selection purchased on consumption, exclusive outdoor area with seating and umbrellas​, DJ and entertainment​, access to betting facilities, Parade Ring and track views​, racecourse admission and race book​.

Please add per person 

Derby Day: $1040
Cup Day: $1190
Oaks Day: $690
Stakes Day: $540


Skyline Lounge

New for 2022 the Skyline Lounge is a stylish dining area with a high-end luxe lounge atmosphere, featuring modern all-day shared grazing menu from renowned guest chefs. Includes: grazing plates served throughout the day, all-day drinks package, including a signature cocktail on arrival, beer, wine, sparkling and soft drinks, upgraded beverage selection purchased on consumption, access to seating in a reserved section of the Hill Stand, entertainment throughout the day, access to betting facilities, racecourse admission and race book. – Private tables for groups of 4 or 8.

Please add per person 

Derby Day: $1030
Cup Day: $1310
Oaks Day: $780
Stakes Day: $560


Skyline Dining

Take in the magnificence of Flemington Racecourse and the Melbourne Cup Carnival from Skyline in the Hill Stand. Includes: four-course fine dining menu, all-day drinks package, including a glass of G.H Mumm on arrival, a range beer, wines, and soft drinks, upgraded beverage selection purchased on consumption, access to seating in a reserved section of the Hill Stand, live entertainment​, access to betting facilities​, racecourse admission ​and race book.

– Private tables for groups of 10 or 12, shared tables for smaller groups.

Please add per person 

Derby Day: $1140
Cup Day: $1430
Oaks Day: $899
Stakes Day: $670


Rose Room

The Rose Room offers an unparalleled dining package for the most discerning guests. Look out to the track and the Winning Post through floor to ceiling windows from your beautifully styled table. Includes: marquee with outdoor viewing area, track, Winning Post and city views, morning tea, five-course plated lunch plus afternoon tea, selection of standard spirits, sparkling, red and white wines, light and heavy beers and soft drinks, reserved tables with waiter service, private betting facilities and access to bookmaker, racecourse admission, racebook and Melbourne Cup Carnival souvenir pen.

– Private tables for groups of 4, 8, 10 or 12.

Please add per person 

Derby Day: $1260
Cup Day: $1680
Oaks Day: $690
Stakes Day: $540

Terms and Conditions
Prices shown unless otherwise stated are in New Zealand Dollars, and are subject to currency fluctuations and are for payment by cash, Eftpos, direct deposit or cleared cheque only.  Credit Card payments are also accepted but will incur a small surcharge, please enquire.  Capacity restrictions may apply. A minimum non-refundable deposit of 20% is required to place a booking (Any upgrades are to be paid in full). A further $100 per person Sports Escapes non refundable deposit is also required. Final Payment date is 22 August 2022. If your booking includes extra travel services, different payment terms may apply, please enquire.  Cancellation fees apply. In the event of Covid-19 affecting the event, please discuss with us, as options are available to chane your booking to the following year, however please note an administration fee will apply, details on request.  All payments made are non-refundable, travel insurance is required. Prices correct as at 15 July 2022  and are subject to change or withdrawal without notice. Other conditions may apply. ET.

Melbourne Cup Carnival tickets are provided via Events Travel an Official Tourist Operator of the Victoria Racing Club.