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Date
6 November, 2018


Video courtesy of Flemington Racecourse and Victoria Racing Club

Lexus Melbourne Cup 2018 Carnival
Keith Prowse Travel is proud to be an Official Tourism Operator of the MELBOURNE CUP CARNIVAL. Book Your Official Melbourne Cup 2018 Packages Today.

Join us on the turf at one of the most pinnacle events of the Australian sporting calendar.

Be part of one of the most prestigious weeks of sport and soak up all the entertainment, food, fashion and spring racing atmosphere from the heart of Flemington Racecourse.

Popularly dubbed as ‘the race that stops a nation’, the Lexus Melbourne Cup Day attracts 100,000 local and international spectators to Australia’s most signature raceday.

Make 2018 your turn to join the avid racegoers at Flemington to watch the best staying handicap in the world.

Official Lexus Melbourne Cup Day 2018 Packages

As an Official Tourism Operator of the VRC, Keith Prowse Travel offers a variety of Melbourne Cup packages to enjoy the prestigious event this 2018. Our packages include tickets, hotel accommodation, and an exclusive cocktail party on Melbourne Cup Eve. Depending on the experience you’re looking for, Melbourne Cup packages can also be tailored to fit your individual needs.

2 Nights Essentials Package

Priced from

$545 per person based on twin/double share

Travel dates

5 – 7 November 2018

Includes
  • 2 Nights accommodation at 3-star hotel Pensione Melbourne
  • Daily breakfast
  • General admission ticket to the Lexus Melbourne Cup Day
  • Exclusive welcome cocktail evening
Optional upgrades
  • The 4 Star Rydges Melbourne for $135 per person
  • Upgrade to grandstand ticket for $190 per person
on Emirates Stakes Day at Flemington Racecourse on November 11, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia.

2 Nights Signature Package

Priced from

$1020 per person based on twin/double share

Travel dates

5 – 7 November 2018

Includes
  • 2 Nights Accommodation at 4- star hotel, Four Points by Sheraton, by Melbourne Docklands
  • Daily breakfast
  • One-way  private cruise transfer along the Yarra River to the Track on Cup Day
  • Lawn Grandstand Ticket to the Lexus Melbourne Cup
  • Exclusive welcome cocktail evening 
Optional upgrades
  • Upgrade ticket: home straight enclosure hospitality experience, private garden seated area, live band, welcome canapes, two course buffet lunch, afternoon tea, beverage package and racebook program available for $685 per person.
<> at Flemington Racecourse on November 7, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia.

5 Night Cup and Derby Day

Priced from

$1,605 per person based on twin/double share

Travel dates

5 – 7 November 2018

Includes
  • 5 nights accommodation at 3-star Pensione Hotel
  • Daily breakfast
  • Exclusive welcome cocktail on Melbourne Cup Eve
  • Lawn Grandstand ticket to the Lexus Melbourne Cup Day Hill Grandstand ticket to the AAMI Victoria Derby Day Private
  • One-way luxury car transfer from hotel to the track on both race days
Optional upgrades
  • The 4 Star Rydges Melbourne for $340 per person
  • The 5 Star Sheraton Hotel Melbourne for $840 per person
  • Upgrade ticket: home straight enclosure hospitality experience, private garden seated area, live band, welcome canapes, two course buffet lunch, afternoon tea, beverage package and racebook program available for $685 per person.
<> at Flemington Racecourse on November 7, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia.

Lexus Melbourne Cup Day 2018 Accommodation

 

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Lexus Melbourne Cup Day 2018 Venue

Flemington Racecourse

Since 1861, the Melbourne Cup has been held at the Flemington Racecourse each and every year. Flemington is a premier horse racing venue in Victoria, Melbourne. The racecourse is one of Australia’s oldest and most famous racetracks. Flemington Racecourse is capable of seating up to 120,000 people, so it’s important to plan ahead for the Melbourne Cup 2018.

Lexus Melbourne Cup Day 2018 Entertainment

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Emirates Melbourne Cup Parade

2018 will feature the 35th annual Emirates Melbourne Cup Parade. Tens of thousands of people will gather in the city centre to witness an exciting parade of thoroughbreds, jockeys and trainers. The parade will take place on Monday, 5 November from 12pm to 2pm. Starting at Swanston Street and Bourke Street, the parade will lead to Federation Square where fans and guests can enjoy free entertainment and live interviews.

on Emirates Melbourne Cup Day at Flemington Racecourse on November 7, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia.

Myer Fashions on the Field

As the most prestigious outdoor fashion event in Australia, Myer Fashions on the Field has become a widely celebrated aspect of the Melbourne Cup Carnival. Racewear enthusiasts attend the prestigious event to compete for the $400,000 prize money. The competition showcases race winning styles, and is a great opportunity for men and women to embrace their passion for fashion.

on AAMI Victoria Derby Day at Flemington Racecourse on November 4, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia.

The Park

The Park is a precinct in Flemington that offers endless entertainment to guests. All ticket holders receive free entry to the fashion and entertainment quarter located just behind the Flemington Grandstand. Guests can enjoy an abundance of live music, delicious food, cocktail gardens, and even a pamper room.