JOIN US TO CELEBRATE
2019 MELBOURNE CUP
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.
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).
Don't forget your frock, fascinator and form guide!
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YOUR MELBOURNE CUP CRUISE INCLUSIONS & ACTIVITIES
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WELL-KNOWN RACING EXPERTS WILL SHARE STORIES AND TIPS
Keep checking back for more additions to our racing line-up:
Jim Cassidy has two Melbourne Cup wins under his saddle, 104 Group One wins to his name and an indictment into both the Australian and New Zealand Racing Halls of Fame.
Cruisers can get to know the legendary “Pumper" through an exclusive Q&A session and photo opportunity onboard.
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.
Well-loved owner of 1999 Melbourne Cup winning horse Rogan Josh, Wendy Green will board Carnival Spirit with her Melbourne Cup in tow.
Wendy will share her inspiring story and give racing enthusiasts the ultimate photo opportunity.
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.
FASHIONS ON THE SPIRIT
Up the style stakes with a special Fashions on the Spirit event hosted by well-known media personality Deborah Hutton and showcasing some of Australia and New Zealand's best fashion. Exclusive millinery and styling workshops will also be on offer.
Well-known media personality, TV host, speaker, entrepreneur, author and former editor of the Australian Women's Weekly.
Deborah Hutton will host Fashions on the Spirit and join the judging panel for our exclusive guest fashion parade.
Personal stylist and co-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 Fashions on the Spirit, judging the guest parade and hosting styling workshops throughout the cruise.
Australian made and perfect for those looking to stand out in a crowd, Jimmy Stuart aspires to inspire their customers with bold, eye-catching and unique designs.
A cruise favourite last year, a range of their statement jackets and shirts will also feature in this year’s Fashions on the Spirit.
One of Australia's most established milliners, Serena Lindeman, will be sharing some of her millinary secrets in hands-on premium fascinator workshops onboard.
She will also showcase some of her award-winning designs as part of Fashions on the Spirit.
Sometimes standing out is a matter of fitting in. Gibson gives their customers the freedom to challenge convention with a range of suits and separates that deliver a new take on traditional tailoring.
Gibson will be featured in this year's Fashions on the Spirit.
Anthea Crawford has had a powerful influence on the Australian fashion scene since 1976.
This year, a selection of garments from her Spring/Summer 2020 collection will be showcased in Fashions on the Spirit.
Inspired by tradition, tailored for today. One of the leading men's tailored clothing specialists in New Zealand and Australia, Cambridge has been a thriving family business for 150 years.
They will be presenting suits from their collection as part of Fashions on the Spirit.