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2020 MELBOURNE CUP CARNIVAL CRUISE

Time to bring your frock, fascinator and form guide!

Turn the race that stops the nation™ into the holiday of a lifetime! Travel to Melbourne in style with a variety of onboard activities. Then kick back, relax and recover as we take care of your every need on the cruise home.

Our Melbourne Cup Cruises

Set your sights on the winning post with this unforgettable round trip to the Lexus Melbourne Cup Day. With exclusive special events from Sydney to Melbourne, you'll arrive in time for all the festivities of the Race that Stops the Nation™.

Your ticket includes general admission entry into Flemington on Lexus Melbourne Cup Day (plus transport to and from the racecourse) and general admission entry into Kennedy Oaks Day (transfers included).

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YOUR MELBOURNE CUP CRUISE INCLUSIONS & ACTIVITIES

GA TICKETS TO Lexus Melbourne Cup Day

PLUS Transfers to and from Flemington Racecourse.

GENERAL ADMISSION TO KENNEDY OAKS DAY

Exclusive to Carnival Cruise Line (transfers included).

BETTING MASTERCLASSES

Learn how to navigate the form guide & place your bets like a pro with Damian Kelly.

RACING TRIVIA

Think you know Horse Racing? Challenge others on Facts, Figures and more.

BLOODY MARY RECOVERY BRUNCH*
MAD HATTERS SPRING RACING HIGH TEA*
Q&A Sessions with Racing Personalities
Fascinator Making Workshops
Melbourne Cup Eve DEGUSTATION DINNER*

*Additional Charges Apply

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YOUR MELBOURNE CUP PERSONALITIES ON SPLENDOR

Keep checking back for more additions to our personalities onboard:

Damian Kelly

Former sports broadcaster and racing enthusiast, Damian Kelly, will be our official Master of Ceremonies.

Damian will also host a range of events to get cruisers race-ready. Don't miss out on the chance to see the experienced racing specialist on board Carnival.

Naomi Bell

Personal stylist and founder of luxe gifting brand My Style Box, Naomi relishes the feeling of styling women in a way that makes them feel confident and beautiful.

Naomi will be styling and curating on Carnival Splendor, judging the guest parade and hosting a styling workshop onboard.

SERENA LINDEMAN

Serena Lindeman is one of Australia's most established milliners.

She will be sharing some of her millinary secrets in hands-on premium fascinator workshops onboard. As well as showcasing some of her award-winning designs on board Carnival Splendor.

Commonly Asked Questions

What is the Melbourne Cup?

The race that stops a nation is world famous. Melbourne Cup Day is one of the most renowned racing events on the global horseracing calendar.

In fact, Cup Day is so loved in its home city that Melbourne Cup is declared a public holiday in the state of Victoria.

When is the Melbourne Cup 2020?

The Melbourne Cup is held on the first Tuesday in November and, in 2020, cruise goers should circle the date: November 3, and enjoy the magic of the cup while setting sail on a Melbourne Cup cruise 2020 with Carnival.


When is the best time to cruise to the Melbourne Cup 2020?

There's never been a better time than right now to book your 2020 Melbourne Cup Cruise. Melbourne Cup cruises 2020 departing Sydney provide all the race-going action and excitement that you will relish.

How to book a Melbourne Cup cruise?

Book your Melbourne Cup cruise deal for 2020 now. Carnival Cruise Line offers a 6-night Melbourne Cup cruise for 2020 departing Sydney. Simply view the cruise above, select your room type, enter your passenger details, and get ready to set sail in 2020.


What is included on a Melbourne Cup cruise?

Your Melbourne Cup cruise 2020 includes a huge variety of food, accommodation, general admission to Flemington Racecourse (including return transfers) on Melbourne Cup Day, general admission to Oaks Day (including transfers) and other action-packed race-going events.

Cruise-goers will also revel in the Melbourne Cup party atmosphere at Carnival’s onboard cruise bars and lounges.

How much is a Melbourne Cup cruise?

Melbourne Cup cruise deals departing from Sydney will have varied prices depending on preferred accommodation, the number of passengers, and when you book.

No matter what cruise deal you encounter with Carnival, you'll always enjoy big savings, so you’ve already backed a winner before you even step foot onto the racecourse.