The Melbourne Spring Carnival is legendary & experiencing it with Contiki is a must! Also known as Ladies Day, this one date in the Aussie racing calendar that is not to be missed. Sip Champagne, place some bets if you game & check out the incredible array of fashion on display. For the fashionistas amongst us, the "Fashions on the Field" show is one of the days highlights & a must-see.
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|Meals:|| , Breakfast
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|Sightseeing:||Melbourne for Flemington Racecourse|
|Transportation:||Modern, air-conditioned coach|
Make your way to the Mercure Treasury Gardens, Melbourne where your tour kicks off at 6pm. Over the next 3 days you’ll be able to get into the incredible vibes that this awesome city serves up year after year & get a taste of how racing is done the Contiki way.
Wake up this morning & get ready for a day at the track, Melbourne style. Crown Oaks Day at the city’s famous Flemington track, also known as Ladies Day is renowned throughout the world as an amazing day out & a must do at least once! Included transfers to & from Flemington make it easy, all you need to do is wake up, get ready & hit the road. Girls, grab those heels, fascinators or hats & your favourite dresses & guys dust off that suit before heading out for this epic day. Refuelling is key, so an included champagne brunch at Melbourne Café is the perfect way to start any day at the track. Back on the coach the vibes will be awesome as we make our way to Flemington for the good times to roll. On arrival we’ll park up near the track, and with your included race ticket you can head right in & get amongst it. Head to the bookies & place your bets on your favourites & wait to watch & hopefully win! The feature race of the day is the Group 1 Crown Oaks for three-year-old fillies - this race is run over 2,500m and now offers over AU$1,000,000 in prize money. A not to miss today is the Myer "Fashions on the Field". This show is famous throughout the world, with girls in various categories who are dressed to impress strutting their stuff for the coveted prize as winner. The dresses & incredible hats & fascinators will impress, and it’s the perfect chance to pick up some tips on what’s hot in the world of racewear! As you enjoy the day make sure you work the crowd, people watch, grab yourself a few glasses of bubbly & mingle with friends & new friends alike. Keep an ear out for when your race is on, then get on standby for your races & hopefully some winnings...the feeling of watching your horse gather some pace near the finish line is a total adrenalin rush! After the day of action & good times is over you can jump back on the coach & head back to Melbourne CBD to keep it moving. We’ll drop you right in the centre of town, so if you’re looking for some ideas of where to go then hit up your Tour Manager for details of the best places to head!
With good times & good memories intact, it’s time to swap email & Facebook details as your tour ends this morning.
All these highlights along with city sightseeing are included in your tour price!