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2019 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 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

PRIZES FOR "BEST DRESSED" & "MOST CREATIVE" OUTFITS
EXCLUSIVE DEGUSTATION DINNER*
BLOODY MARY RECOVERY BRUNCH*
MELBOURNE CUP EDITION MAD HATTERS HIGH TEA*
Q&A Sessions with Racing Personalities

*Additional Charges Apply

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WELL-KNOWN RACING EXPERTS WILL SHARE STORIES AND TIPS

Jim Cassidy

Jim Cassidy has two Melbourne Cup wins under his saddle, 104 Group One wins and an indictment into both the AU and NZ Racing Halls of Fame.

Cruisers can get to know the legendary "Pumper" through an exclusive Q&A session and photo opportunity onboard.

Robert Hickmott

Renowned horse trainer, Robert Hickmott, has amassed myriad Group 1 wins including two Melbourne Cups, Caulfield, Sydney and Australian Cups.

Robert will offer a behind-the-scenes look at racing from a trainer's perspective at a very special Q&A session onboard.

Wendy Green

Well-loved owner of 1999 Melbourne Cup winning horse Rogan Josh and patron of the Gold Coast's Women in Racing. Wendy Green will board the Carnival Spirit.

Wendy will share her inspiring story and give racing enthusiasts the ultimate photo opportunity.

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.