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Melbourne Cup cruises to see you arrive in style 2018

Arrive in style to the Melbourne Cup on a cruise with all-inclusive accommodation and the chance to mingle with fellow race-lovers.

It's the race that stops the nation. This year's Melbourne Cup is on 6 November and if you want to arrive in style, there's no better way than on a cruise.

It's the perfect setting to mingle with fellow racing lovers and experts, fine dine, enjoy high tea and preen your look with beauty and hair treatments pre-arrival. Dress fashionably and be taken straight to the racing grounds for all the action.

Each Melbourne Cup cruise includes accommodation on-board and in Melbourne, general admission to the Emirates Melbourne Cup on race day and transfers. Some cruises also offer the chance to upgrade to a more exclusive area at the racecourse.

Top Melbourne Cup cruises

Melbourne Cup cruise from Brisbane

Melbourne Cup cruise from Brisbane from P&O Cruises

Highlights:

  • 7-night cruise with P&O departing 2 November
  • Includes tickets and transfers to Flemington Racecourse
  • Melbourne Cup themed activities on board
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$998.86

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Melbourne Cup cruise from Sydney on Pacific Eden

Melbourne Cup cruise from Sydney on Pacific Eden from P&O Cruises

Highlights:

  • 6-night cruise with P&O departing 3 November
  • Includes tickets and transfers to Flemington Racecourse
  • Melbourne Cup themed activities on board
From AUD

$868.33

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Melbourne Cup cruise from Sydney on Pacific Explorer

Melbourne Cup cruise from Sydney on Pacific Explorer from P&O Cruises

Highlights:

  • 6-night cruise with P&O departing 2 November
  • Includes tickets and transfers to Flemington Racecourse
  • Melbourne Cup themed activities on board
From AUD

$899.58

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Melbourne Cup cruise from Brisbane

Melbourne Cup cruise from Brisbane from P&O Cruises

Highlights:

  • 6-night cruise with P&O departing on 3 November
  • Includes tickets and transfers to Flemington Racecourse
  • Melbourne Cup themed activities on board
From AUD

$749

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Where do Melbourne Cup cruises depart from?

Melbourne Cup cruises are available from both Sydney and Brisbane.


Which cruise lines offer Melbourne Cup cruises?


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Up to $100 OBC + drinks package 7-night Tasmania cruise

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Melbourne New Year's Eve party cruise from US$170

Valid on 31 December 2018. Includes dinner, wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks. T&Cs apply.

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Stephanie Yip

Stephanie is the travel editor at finder.com.au. On top of being an avid traveller, she's an all-round bargain hunter. If there's a deal on hotels or a sale on flights, she'll know about it. And she'll let you know about it, too. Though probably not before she buys her own ticket.

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