Melbourne Cup Carnival: Spring Racing Day Cruise Package

Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours in Melbourne

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Tour description provided by Viator

Join in the fun and action of the Melbourne’s Spring Racing Carnival with a Melbourne river cruise to Flemington Racecourse. Enjoy all the excitement of The Derby, Oaks Day and the infamous Melbourne Cup, the race that stops a nation!
Cruise the Yarra River to Flemington aboard a decorated cruiser. You’ll be welcomed aboard with a glass of Australian sparkling wine, and during the cruise enjoy morning and afternoon tea, a gourmet buffet lunch and unlimited drinks. Study the form guide on the sun deck or just relax and admire the views. The fun doesn't stop when the races have finished, as the party continues with entertainment by our onboard DJ as you travel back to the Melbourne City Marina.

What’s included

  • Return cruise to Flemington Racecourse from the Melbourne City Marina, Victor Harbour
  • Morning and afternoon tea
  • Selection of premium Australian red, white and sparkling wines, heavy and light beer, basic spirits, soft drinks, mineral water and orange juice
  • Gourmet stand up fork buffet including a selection of seafood, cold platters, salads and desserts
  • Television monitors for race viewing onboard
  • Entertainment on the return back to the city

What’s not included

  • General Admission is not included into the Flemington Racecourse
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off


  • Instant Confirmation
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Buffet lunch included
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • Free drinks included