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Melbourne Cup Carnival: Spring Racing Day Cruise Package

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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!

What You'll Get

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.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Passengers must be 18+ years old
  • Dress Code for Spring Racing is
  • Dress to Impress"
  • Men - collared shirts and dress shoes
  • Ladies - semi formal to formal
  • Please Note: strictly no denim
  • 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

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

Departure Point
Melbourne City Marina, Docklands

Departure Time
10:30 AM

9 hours

Return Details
Depart Flemington Racecourse
Melbourne Cup - 5:30pm returning to Melbourne City Marina at 6.15pm
Derby Day and Oaks Day - 6pm returning to Melbourne City Marina at 6:45pm

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Melbourne River Cruises in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

The Fine Print

7-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operators terms and conditions for this offer here.