Victoria Derby Day, Lexus Melbourne Cup & Yarra Valley Winery Tour Package

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Date 31 Oct, 2021 03 Nov, 2021

5 nights’ accommodation at a selection of central Melbourne hotels – View Package Prices 

    • Check In: Friday 29th October, 2021
    • Check Out: Wednesday 3rd November, 2021

Return Derby Day Water Taxi transfer on Saturday 30th October, 2021 including:

    • Avoid the hassle of traffic and public transport as you make your way to Flemington Racecourse with an enjoyable and relaxing cruise along the Yarra and Maribyrnong Rivers.
      • Return water taxi transfers from Melbourne City Marina to Flemington Racecourse
      • One complimentary welcome drink included on arrival
      • Scenic cruise along the Maribyrnong River
      • Beverages may be purchased on board from the cash bar

General admission ticket to Penfolds Victoria Derby Day on Saturday 30th October, 2021

    • Experience one of the most prestigious days on the racing calendar where the incredible action on track will be rivalled by the black and white themed fashion off track
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Yarra Valley Winery Tour on Monday 1st November, 2021 including:

    • Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and spend time in the picturesque Yarra Valley. Enjoy wine tastings at a couple of top wineries where you will learn how to taste the distinct flavours of the wine as well as experience wines made by traditional methods. Break for a delicious lunch in the heart of the Yarra Valley where the food will no doubt be expertly matched with a glass of wine and enjoy the views of the beautiful scenery of the area.
      • Guided tour from Melbourne to the Yarra Valley
      • Wine tastings
      • Lunch at a high-quality restaurant with a glass of wine
      • Round trip transport to and from selected pick up locations in the Melbourne CBD

Return Melbourne Cup Day River Cruise on Tuesday 2nd November, 2021 including:

    • Celebrate Melbourne Cup Day in style and cruise to and from Flemington Racecourse along the Yarra and Maribyrnong River whilst taking in the sites of Melbourne from a fully enclosed panoramic vessel or from the sundeck.
      • Return transfers to Flemington Racecourse from Melbourne City Marina, Victoria Harbour
      • Docked at Flemington adjacent to the Riverbank Entrance Gate at Flemington Racecourse
      • Morning Tea including a selection of pastries and muffins
      • Gourmet stand-up fork buffet lunch including a selection of seafood, cold platters, salads and dessert
      • Selection of Premium Australian red, white & sparkling wine, heavy & light beer, basic spirits & soft drinks
      • Television monitors for race day viewing onboard
      • Entertainment during the return transfer to Victoria Harbour

General admission ticket to Lexus Melbourne Cup Day on Tuesday 2nd November, 2021

    • The Lexus Melbourne Cup takes its rightful place as the centrepiece of the Melbourne Cup Carnival where the eyes of the world will be firmly focused on the race that stops the nation.

Myki Explorer Pack

    • Visitors to Melbourne can breathe easier with this myki Explorer pack which makes it easier to travel on the public transport network in Melbourne and regional Victoria.
      • A full fare myki card pre-loaded with one day of travel in Zone 1 and includes the entire tram network
      • Discount offers at 15 attractions such as the Melbourne Aquarium, Australian Sports Museum and Eureka Skydeck

Booking and Ticket Handling Fee

Sportsnet Holidays -Afta / ATAS travel Agent accredited

      Prices listed are PER PERSON and in Australian Dollars.
Hotel Twin Triple Single Quad
Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne Deluxe Room
Package 1,651 1,571 2,241 -
Extra Night* 118 102 236 -
WRAP on Southbank One Bedroom Deluxe Apartment
Package 1,701 - 2,336 -
Extra Night* 128 - 255 -
Vibe Hotel Melbourne Yarra Room
Package 1,806 - 2,551 -
Extra Night* 149 - 298 -
WRAP on Southbank Two Bedroom Deluxe Apartment
Package 1,871 1,601 2,681 1,466
Extra Night* 162 108 324 81
Crown Metropol Luxe Room
Package 2,381 1,941 3,701 1,721
Extra Night* 264 176 528 132
On Request Sold Out
* Extra Night price is for per person and per night. The rates quoted are outside peak event periods and should be used as a guide only. Additional surcharges may apply.
WIN - 29/10 - HR15D2TW

Q. Is Sportsnet Corporation an Official and/or Appointed operator?
A. Yes, Sportsnet Holidays is an Official Tourism Operator of the Victoria Racing Club.

Q. Can I buy tickets without accommodation?
A. No, tickets must be bought in conjunction with accommodation.
Q. Can I buy the package without tickets?
A. Yes.
Q. Are there children’s tickets available?
A. No.
Q. Can I request where I sit?
A. Yes, however this is subject to availability.
Q. Is there disabled access to the event?
A. Yes.

Q. Can I request a hotel not listed under the “Prices” tab?
A. Yes.
Q. Can I upgrade my room type?
A.  Yes.
Q. What is the minimum night stay?
A. There is a 2 night minimum stay at the Vibe Hotel Melbourne and WRAP on Southbank.

Flights & Transfers
Q. Are flights and pre-paid taxes included in the package?
A. No, flights and pre-paid airfare taxes are not included in this package. Please speak to your expert consultant to organise flights for you.
Q. Are transfers included from the airport to my hotel? If so, what type?
A. No, transfers are not included in the package. However, if you have purchased flights with Sportsnet Holidays please speak with your expert consultant who can arrange these for you.
Q. Are transfers included from my hotel to the event? If so, what type?
A. If you have purchased a return River Cruise or one way helicopter transfer, you will need to make your own way to the applicable departure point. The Helicopter transfer is one way only and you will be required to make your own way back from Flemington Racecourse. A full fare myki card pre-loaded with one day travel in Zone 1 has been included in all packages.