Don your finest racing garb and saddle up — Carnival Cruise Line is celebrating the race that stops a nation™ with a Melbourne Cup cruise.
There’s no better way to get to the Melbourne Cup Carnival than aboard the Carnival Splendor cruise ship. And the fun and adventure begins as soon as the ship leaves its departure port on Sydney Harbour.
Enjoy the Phantom Cup Call, enjoy canapes by the waterslides, indulge in the themed cruise fare, and make the most of the activities based around one of Australia’s favourite events.
Disembark at Station Pier near the Yarra River and you’re ready to experience the home of Australian horse racing.
This 2023 Australian Melbourne Cup Cruise departs early November and the best time of booking to get a great cruise deal is now. Click 'view sailings' for more cruise details and features about this unforgettable six-night ocean view cruise, including AUD pricing.
Cruise ticket inclusions:
Race day general admission ticket into Flemington Racecourse on Lexus Melbourne Cup Day.
Transport to and from the racecourse.
General admission entry into Kennedy Oaks Day (transfers included).