Official Package

Stakes Day Express

The last day of the carnival and one reserved for the whole family – this is a fun and relaxing way to experience the Melbourne Cup Carnival!

From A$456


Stakes Day Express


This package includes two nights accommodation with official tickets to Stakes Day plus a morning transfer to Flemington. Experience the last day of Melbourne Cup carnival with the whole family – this is a fun and relaxing way to get a taste of the Melbourne Cup Carnival!

What's included

  • 2-nights accommodation:
    • In: Fri 5 Nov
    • Out: Sun 7 Nov
  • Daily buffet breakfast
  • Official tickets to Stakes Day (General Admission)
  • Transfer from your hotel to Flemington on Stakes 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


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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

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Enquire to find out more about package upgrades and extra services


The last day of the carnival and one reserved for the whole family - this is a fun and relaxing way to experience the Melbourne Cup Carnival!


Other hotels, extra nights and upgrades available on request



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