Penfolds Victoria Derby Day, Lexus Melbourne Cup Day and Yarra Valley Winery Tour Package
5 nights’ accommodation at a selection of Melbourne CBD hotels – View Package Prices
- Check In: Friday 28th October, 2022
- Check Out: Wednesday 2nd November, 2022
Return Derby Day River Cruise package on Saturday 29th October, 2022 including:
- Celebrate Penfolds Derby Day in style and cruise to and from Flemington Racecourse along the Yarra and Maribyrnong rivers whilst taking in the sites of Melbourne from a fully enclosed panoramic vessel or from the sundeck.
- Return transfer 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 and sparkling wine, heavy and light beer, basic spirits and soft drinks
- Television monitors for race day viewing onboard
- Entertainment during the return transfer to Victoria Harbour
Lawn Stand ticket to Penfolds Victoria Derby Day on Saturday 29th October, 2022 – Ticket upgrades available in 2022!
- 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. Located opposite the winning post, the Lawn Stand offers spectacular views of Flemington racecourse and the Melbourne city skyline.
- Entry into Flemington Racecourse and a reserved seat in the Lawn Stand on Penfolds Victoria Derby Day
Yarra Valley Winery Tour on Monday 31st October, 2022 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
One way helicopter transfer from Melbourne CBD to Flemington Racecourse on Tuesday 1st November, 2022 with 30 minutes pre-flight access to the Microflite departure lounge including:
- Avoid the traffic and take the scenic route with a 5 minute one way helicopter transfer from the Melbourne CBD to Flemington Racecourse. From the moment you arrive at the modern heliport, you can rest assured you will fly in luxury and style.
- Canapes including a fruit platter and pastries
- Sparkling wine, beer, orange juice, still and sparkling water
- Tea and coffee
- Dedicated hosts and ground staff
Lawn Stand ticket to Lexus Melbourne Cup Day on Tuesday 1st November, 2022
- 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 nationTM . Located opposite the winning post, the Lawn Stand offers spectacular views of Flemington racecourse and the Melbourne city skyline.
- Entry into Flemington Racecourse and a reserved seat in the Lawn Stand on Lexus Melbourne Cup Day
Myki Explorer pack including:
- 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
Sportsnet Holidays Hygiene Travel Pack
Booking and Ticket Handling Fee
|WRAP on Southbank One Bedroom Deluxe Apartment||Package||2,055||-||2,695||-|
|Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne Perkins Room||Package||2,125||-||2,835||-|
|Vibe Hotel Melbourne Yarra Room||Package||2,195||-||2,975||-|
|Adina Apartment Hotel Southbank One Bedroom Apartment||Package||2,195||-||2,975||-|
|WRAP on Southbank Two Bedroom Deluxe Apartment||Package||2,225||1,955||3,035||1,820|
|Crown Metropol Luxe Room||Package||2,765||2,315||4,115||2,090|
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?
Q. Are there children’s tickets available?
Q. Can I request where I sit?
A. Yes, however this is subject to availability.
Q. Is there disabled access to the event?
Q. Can I request a hotel not listed under the ‘Prices’ tab?
Q. Can I upgrade my room type?
Q. What is the minimum night stay?
A. There is a 2 night minimum stay at Adina Apartment Hotel Southbank, Crown Metropol, Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne, 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. 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, airport transfers are not included. 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. Transfers to Flemington Racecourse are included in each package. If you have purchased a return river cruise package or a one way helicopter transfer, you will be required to make your own way to the applicable departure point. Please note – the helicopter transfer is one way only. A full fare myki card pre-loaded with one day travel in Zone 1 has been included in all packages which allows travel on the entire tram network.
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