TO CELEBRATE THE
TRAVEL TO MELBOURNE IN STYLE WITH
A VARIETY OF ONBOARD ACTIVITIES
WELL-KNOWN RACING EXPERTS AND PERSONALITIES WILL SHARE
THEIR STORIES AND TIPS INCLUDING:
Former sports broadcaster and racing enthusiast, Damian Kelly, the official Master of Ceremonies for 2018.
Darren ‘The Gauch’ Gauci, one of Australia’s most successful jockeys, with over 2500 wins to his name, will give cruisers a look behind the scenes of riding in the Melbourne Cup.
Wendy Green, owner of 1999 Melbourne Cup winning horse, Rogan Josh, will board Carnival Spirit with her Melbourne Cup trophy to share her inspiring story and give racing enthusiasts the ultimate photo opportunity.
The “voice of Victorian Racing” for 36 years and renowned Melbourne Cup race caller, Greg Miles OAM, will make hearts gallop as he runs a Phantom Race Call featuring the legends of the last 24 Melbourne Cups.
Fashions on the Spirit
Up the style stakes with special Fashions on the Spirit event hosted by author, journalist and broadcaster Tracey Spicer and joined by top Australian fashion designers. Plus also join us on board for special millinery and styling workshops.
Author, journalist and broadcaster Tracey Spicer will be hosting the Fashions on the Spirit event as well as acting as a guest judge for "Best Dressed" and "Most Creative" outfits
Katie Perry combines her love of fashion with her determination to help men and women have unshakeable confidence through her fashion label as well as her styling business. Katie Perry will be styling the Fashions on the Fashions on the Spirit event and offering styling workshops onboard.
Learn to look great from head to toe. Serena Lindeman will be sharing some of her millinery workshop on board.
Enjoy Leina Broughton garments paraded as part of the Fashions on the Spirit event, plus spot prizes for some lucky guests. Leina Broughton garments are very proudly made in Australia.
Male models will be adorning hats by the Australian-owned and family run Aussie icon,
Akubra on Fashions on the Spirit
Exclusive Degustation Dinner*
With special guest Wendy Green
Prizes for "Best Dressed" and "Most Creative" outfits
Bloody Mary Recovery Brunch*
Melbourne Cup Edition of Mad Hatters High Tea*
Hosted by Wendy Green
With prizes and racing activities
GENERAL ADMISSION TO LEXUS MELBOURNE CUP plus
Transfers to and from Flemington Racecourse
GENERAL ADMISSION TO KENNEDY OAKS DAY
Exclusive to Carnival Cruise Line (transfers included)
Learn how to place your bets like a pro and how to navigate the form guide with Damian Kelly
All guests will have the chance to purchase additional upgrades. Upgrades for the 2019 Melbourne Cup will be released early 2019.
Then kick back, relax and recover, as we take care of your every need on the cruise home.
Want a little more adventure?
If shopping isn't your thing, there's plenty more to keep you busy in Melbourne. You can discover why Victoria is called the "Garden State" or if you're a sports nut, be sure to check out the famous MCG! You can also just jump on a tram and get lost in the maze of laneways and much, much more!