Official Package

Cup Day Express

Escape to Melbourne for 2-nights and enjoy the pinnacle race day of the Melbourne Cup Carnival

From A$579


Cup Day Express Package


This package includes two nights accommodation with official tickets to Cup Day plus a morning transfer to Flemington. Escape to Melbourne for a day at the races, where over 100,000 fans come from around the world to watch the historic race that dates back to 1861.

What's included

  • 2-nights accommodation:
    • In: Mon 1 Nov
    • Out: Wed 3 Nov
  • Daily buffet breakfast
  • Official tickets to Cup Day (General Admission)
  • Transfer from your hotel to Flemington on Cup Day (one-way)
  • Myki Explorer Travel Card (unlimited 1-day public transport, including return from Flemington)
  • Events Travel ticket holder and lanyard


All taxes and handling fees, no more to pay

Find more information on the main event listing


HotelRatingRoom Twin or DoubleTripleQuadSingle
Mantra Little Bourke4-starExecutive Studio$579$541$825
Mantra Little Bourke4-star1 Bedroom Apartment$619$568$905
Mantra Little Bourke4-star2-Bedroom$845$674$589
Adina Queen Street4-star1 Bedroom Apartment$672$603 $1,012
Adina Queen Street4-star2-Bedroom$805$648$569
Crown Metropol5-starLuxe$1,059$888$1,754
Grand Hyatt Melbourne5-starKing/Twin$912$794$1,425
Grand Hyatt Melbourne5-starCity View$939$803$1,452
Grand Hyatt Melbourne5-starRiver View$939$812$1,505
Grand Hyatt Melbourne5-starCity View with Club Access$912$873$1,545
Sofitel on Collins5-starClassic$999$870$1,599
Sofitel on Collins5-starSuperior$1,039$896$1,679
Sofitel on Collins5-starLuxury Club Room$1,105$972$1,932
Prices listed per person in Australian Dollar (A$)

Room occupancy refers to the number of guests sharing a room. Two people sharing a room is either twin share (two beds) or double share (one bed). Enquire to find out more about bedding and our recommendations for you

Upgrades and extras

Located in the middle of the track, enjoy canapés, a plated lunch, afternoon tea and beverages with great views across the track to the stands.

A transfer option is available for this package including track transfers from the Crown Complex directly to inside the track, where it’s a short walk to the enclosure.

Located next to the Parade Ring, enjoy an extended grazing menu and premium beverage package with indoor seating and outdoor viewing.

Located on the first bend, this premium facility includes a three-course plated lunch, afternoon tea, premium drinks package, espresso cart, pamper lounge, table seating and separate outdoor terrace and grandstand seating area.

Located in the Hill Stand with impressive sweeping views, guests will enjoy a three-course buffet, afternoon tea, drinks service, VIP car parking and more.

Located in the Hill Stand with vast views of the racecourse and city, sit at round tables with waiter service, three-course lunch, drinks package (cash bar for spirits/imported drinks) and more.

Located inside the track with views across to the grandstands, enjoy an extended grazing menu, beverage package, balcony views, betting facilities, central garden and entertainment.

One of Flemington’s most beautiful and exclusive race day venues, offering world-class hospitality. Positioned high above the Lawn Stand, enjoy a five-course plated lunch, premium beverages and attentive service.

Located in the Hill Stand, enjoy views of the Winning Post, a degustation menu, afternoon tea, extensive wine list to purchase, a personal TV and one car park per table. This is a great option for corporate groups.

The premium hospitality venue in the revered Birdcage. Enjoy access to The Perch, an extended grazing menu, premium drinks including GH Mumm and much more. Enjoy The Perch for an elevated Melbourne Cup Carnival experience.

Enquire to find out more about package upgrades and extra services

Escape to Melbourne for 2-nights and enjoy the pinnacle race day of the Melbourne Cup Carnival


Other hotels, extra nights and upgrades available on request



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