Spring Racing Carnival Cruises: Derby Day, Melbourne Cup, Oaks Day, Stakes Day

2017 Derby Day and Oaks Day Tickets on Sale Now!

Derby Day Return River Transfer Package – $231 p.p. Inc. 10% GST

Oaks Day Transfer Package – $217.80 p.p. Inc. 10% GST


An official Boarding Pass letter with full details and map of the departure point will be issued and sent via email within 72 hours of purchase.

Please contact us if you require the tickets earlier and urgent tickets can be arranged at short notice closer to the date.


Imagine cruising to Derby Day, The Melbourne Cup, Oaks and Stakes Day Day at Flemington in luxury. Mingling, drinking, enjoying great company, excellent food and friendly service, all while watching the city skyline, parks and gardens drift past.

No crawling traffic, no car parks, no booze buses, no taxis, no waiting, we’ll pick you up at Docklands and take you directly to the river entrance gate of Flemington while you have a drink and enjoy your cruise. We’ll even bring you back at the end of the day! There’s no better, faster or safer way to experience Melbourne’s world famous Spring Racing Carnival!

Let City River Cruises take all the worry out of getting there, and help you experience and enjoy the Spring Racing Carnival like never before!

Individual and exclusive group bookings are available to get you to Flemington and back in leisurely hassle free style on your chosen Spring Racing Carnival day. Book your passage aboard our corporate cruiser now and let us make this a unique and unforgettable experience.

  • AAMI Victoria Derby Day, click here for information and enquiries
  • Emirates Melbourne Cup Day, click here for information and enquiries
  • Crown Oaks Day, click here for information and enquiries
  • Emirates Stakes Day, click here for information and enquiries

Served on the transfer to Flemington & return:
Australian sparkling wine, local & imported light & heavy beer, Australian bottled white wines, orange juice & soft drinks

City River Cruises specialises in corporate event cruises and we are renowned for our unparalleled reputation for excellence in service and facilities on the beautiful rivers of Melbourne.

Our cruiser the Melba Star conveniently departs from Melbourne Docklands and docks near the river entrance gate of Flemington Racecourse.

On arrival make your way into Flemington Racecourse, a short walk to the entrance gate and a grand day out.

After the last race be sure to be back on board the boat for the carefree return trip back into the city.

Please note: Our Transfer Package Cruises to Flemington traditionally sell out quickly, so book early to avoid disappointment!


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