Trips to the Melbourne Cup for over 50s 2024 - Photo
Group tours to the Melbourne Cup for Seniors 2024 - Photo
Over 50's Melbourne Cup packages 2024 - Photo
Tours to the 2024 Melbourne Cup - Photo


Day 1. Depart Brisbane to Melboure (AT,D)

Fly Carbon Neutral to Melbourne and meet your friendly tour host. Board your luxury ‘Gold Class’ coach travelling responsibly knowing all coach emissions are 100% offset. We make our way to Living Legends, the home of rest for champion race horses where we enjoy afternoon tea and a chance to admire these retired beauties. This afternoon, we check into our luxury 5-star accommodation for the next 4 nights. 4 Night Stay: Crown Metropol, Melbourne

DAY 2. Free Day in Melbourne (B,D)

Enjoy the city at your leisure today. *Lunch is at your own expense today.

DAY 3. Melbourne Cup (B,L,D)

Melbourne Cup Day – the race that stops the nation! Don your fancy hats, dresses, suits and ties in readiness for cup fever. Today, elevate your Melbourne Cup experience with your all-inclusive package, offering refined seating at stylish tables, a delectable array of gourmet food, access to private betting facilities, premium beverages and unparalleled trackside views ensuring an unforgettable day of opulence and thrilling racing. We not only tick this off the ‘bucket list’, we do it with flair and elegance! *Details of the exact Melbourne Cup package cannot be confirmed until closer to race day.

DAY 4. Melbourne (B,L,D)

This morning we visit Werribee Park Mansion; one of the largest and most opulent properties in Victoria. Explore the beautiful rose gardens before we tour through the mansion. We then make our way to Shadowfax, a boutique winery featuring renowned varieties and enjoy a tasting and sumptuous lunch. After lunch, we continue to Werribee Open Range Zoo. Here you can take time to visit the Australian Trail and then step onto the African Trail featuring gorillas, lions, hippos, monkeys and meerkats. The zoo also boasts a safari bus which gives you the best views whilst you learn about some of the world’s most endangered species as well as the zoo’s conservation efforts.

DAY 5. Flights home (B)

This morning we have one last opportunity to take in a Melbourne icon, with a visit to Queen Victoria Market. Taste the freshest produce and purchase local wares to take home at this famous site. We then board the coach, farewell the city and make our way to the airport for our respective Carbon Neutral flights home.

B = Full Breakfast; MT = M/Tea; L = Lunch; AT = A/Tea; D = Two Course Dinner

dates & pricing

Twin Share Sole Use Departs 2024
$5275 $6275 3 Nov
  • Non-refundable deposit of $2000pp required to secure your reservation.
  • N.B. This package is subject to a fuel levy without notice for air and coach components.
  • Flights are arranged to suit the tour as a group in advance, therefore we cannot book individual preferences or guarantee direct flights.
  • FITNESS LEVEL A RATING OF 2 (MODERATE) Passengers must be able to:-
    • Participate in walking tours with time to rest at least every 10 minutes
    • Walk on areas such as bush tracks and soft sand – mostly level ground
    • Stand for 15 minutes, without needing to sit down
    • Tackle a flight of stairs or incline
    • Get on and off transportation multiple times unaided
    • Manage your own luggage

Highlights & inclusions

  • Return economy class Carbon Neutral flights to Melbourne ex Brisbane, Sydney or Adelaide
  • Travel Carbon Neutral on our 100% offset luxury ‘Gold Class’ coach
  • Fully escorted by experienced Fun Over 50 Holidays tour host and coach captain
  • 4 nights 5-star luxury accommodation in Melbourne – unpack once
  • Living Legends with devonshire tea
  • Melbourne Cup all-inclusive Flemington package with stylish table seating, gourmet food and beverage package, private betting facilities, unparalleled racetrack views
  • Werribee Park Mansion and Rose Garden
  • Winery tasting and gourmet lunch
  • Off-road safari at Werribee Open Range Zoo
  • Queen Victoria Market
  • 10 meals

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