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EMIRATES Melbourne Cup Upgrades


The $6.2 million Emirates Melbourne Cup is a truly spectacular event and the focal point of the Melbourne Cup Carnival.  

While most of Australia stops to watch or listen to the race, there's nothing like being there amongst the 100,000 plus crowd to experience this truly unique event.

The excitement slowly builds to its 3pm fever pitch when everything at the track comes to a stop for 200 heart-pounding seconds.

Each year, a new chapter is written, a new legend is made and a new dream comes true as the winning connections take Australia's most famous sporting trophy.


Ibis Melbourne Hotel & Apartments Standard Queen/Twin $915 $1229
Mercure Melbourne Treasury Gardens City View Queen/Twin  $969 $1315
Pullman On The Park Superior King/Twin $1205 $1765
Crowne Plaza Melbourne Standard Double/Twin $1265 $1845
InterContinental Melbourne  Standard Double/Twin  $1529 $2375


Prices are per person.



Grandstand Seating Hill Stand - Included in the above package price


Located in a prime spot opposite the winning post, the Hill Stand provides spectacular views of the racecourse and the Melbourne Skyline. The Hill Stand offers covered seating however the front and sides are subject to weather conditions. 


The Precinct and Lawn Stand Seat - additional $10 per person 


Located under the Hill Stand, The Lawn Stand offers uncovered seating and is subject to weather conditions. The Precinct is the perfect place to take in the social atmosphere that the Emirates Melbourne Cup Day has to offer and has a selection of take away and gourmet style food & beverage for purchase. 





Located in the centre of the track, revel in all the excitement of the Melbourne Cup Carnival as you walk just metres from the enclosure to watch the racing action up close on the rails.






  • Racecourse admission;
  • Racebook;
  • Canap├ęs on arrival and two course buffet lunch;
  • Afternoon tea;
  • Drink waiter service to your table including a selection of red and white wines, sparkling wine, light and heavy beers and soft drinks;
  • Cash bar for spirits and imported beverages;
  • Access to private garden area with outdoor furniture and market umbrellas;
  • Live band on stage;
  • Access to private betting facilities and bookmaker.



Additional $449 Per Person






erved seat in the covered Hill Stand;
  • Melbourne Cup Carnival souvenir pen;
  • Private betting facilities and bookmaker within the marquee;
  • Access to bookmaker.


    Note: Round tables of 10 and limited tables of 12 are available, bookings for fewer numbers will share.



    Additional $920 Per Person






    This multi-tiered marquee combines first class hospitality with magnificent views of the racecourse. 






    • Racecourse admission;
    • Racebook;
    • Exclusive use of reserved table;
    • Morning tea;
    • Five course plated lunch served to your table;
    • Afternoon Tea;
    • Drink waiter service to table including a selection of Australian red & white wines, sparkling wine, light and heavy beers and soft drinks;
    • Outdoor viewing area;
    • Melbourne Cup Carnival souvenir pen; 
    • Private betting facilities and bookmaker within the marquee.



    Note: Bookings must be in groups of 4, 8, 10 or 12 (subject to availability).



    Additional $1,439 Per Person


    Please contact us for AAMI Victoria Derby Day and Crown Oaks Day extensions to your Emirates Melbourne Cup Experience.


    Terms and Conditions
    Prices are per person in New Zealand dollars as at 23 March 2015 and are subject to availability at the time of booking.  Experience Group reserves the right to adjust package prices due to increases in tour component prices and currency fluctuations. Credit card fees apply.  Full payment on receipt of invoice is required to secure your booking. As all payments are non-refundable we strongly recommend travel insurance.  Full terms and conditions are available on our website      www.experiencegroup.co.nz Document dispatch can be expected approximately 10 days prior to departure date depending on receipt of event tickets by Experience Group.





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