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2021 WARRNAMBOOL WEEK

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  • 2 May to 7 May 2021
  • Warrnambool (VIC)
  • 6 Days 5 Nights
  • 20 People
Tour Details

The TAB Warrnambool May Racing Carnival is one of Australia’s hallmark country racing events and we’re finally making the trek down the Great Ocean Road to take it all in.

Produced by the Warrnambool Racing Club, the three (3) day country racing carnival attracts thousands of racing enthusiasts every year to view Australasia’s premier jumps horses, immerse in the thrill of country racing, be inspired by autumn race fashions, and enjoy unmatched local hospitality. It features 23 flat races and 7 jumps races, including the internationally acclaimed Grand Annual Steeplechase, first held in 1872 and remains the longest and most celebrated of its kind in Australia. This is Australian grass-roots racing at its finest!

Price Includes

  • Return Melbourne to Warrnambool/Port Fairy Transfer
  • 5 Nights Accommodation at Seacombe House Motor Inn in Port Fairy
  • Welcome Dinner & Drinks
  • Warrnambool Cheese Factory & Local Winery visit including lunch
  • Track walk with leading jumps jockey Tom Ryan
  • Premium Hospitality in Ladies Luncheon on the Tuesday (ladies only), gents will be in Silver Trackside Marquee
  • Private Rails Marquee (Park Street) for Wednesday & Thursday including hot & cold canapes as well as 6hr beverage package
  • Services of an experienced guide
  • Transfers throughout

Price Excludes

  • Domestic Flights
  • Airport Transfers
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Travel Insurance (highly recommeneded)
Price
Double Room Per Person
$2995
Twin Room Per Person
$2995
Single Room
$3695

PAYMENT – $200 Deposit due on booking, $500 instalment due January 1st, balance due 60 days before the tour begins.

Itinerary

SUNDAY 2 MAY 2021Melbourne to Warrnambool & Welcome Dinner

Arrive into Melbourne & meet at Southern Cross Railway station for our 1pm train down to Warrnambool.  On arrival into Warrnambool, we’ll be transferred to our accommodation in Port Fairy. After a freshen up, we’ll head out for drinks and dinner to get to know everyone. A special guest or two may drop by.

MONDAY 3 MAYWarrnambool Cheese Factory & Winery Luncheon

After a quiet morning, we’ll head off to the famous Warrnambool Cheese Factory for a tour and taste some of their amazing cheeses, then it’s off to beautiful Basalt Winery for some lunch and wine tasting.

Then we’re off to Warrnambool Race Club for a walk of the track with leading jumps jockey Tom Ryan. Get a feel for the track, get some insight into what is needed to win at Warrnambool, and hopefully, he’ll steer us into a winner or two.

On return to Port Fairy the evening is yours to enjoy some local hospitality, do the form and get ready for a hectic three days of racing.

TUESDAY 4 MAYOpening Day

The races start at 11am so we’re all up and about early to get ready for the opening day of this great May Carnival, featuring the Brierly Steeplechase. The ladies are invited to the iconic Ladies Luncheon. One of the social highlights of the Carnival, this event will ensure you have a memorable day at the races with hundreds of like-minded ladies.  Boasting fantastic trackside views from within the Member’s Enclosure.

The gents will be out amongst the action in the Silver Trackside Marquee. Located on the public lawn
between the Matilda Room and Public Grandstand, Silver Trackside offers access to betting facilities
and is a stones throw away from the mounting yard. Includes hot & cold canapes as well as a 6-hour beverage package. Special surprise may be in order for the gents. (It is not compulsory to be split like this.)

After a long day at the track, we all head back to Port Fairy for a quiet night, or we leave you to hit the pubs of Warrnambool if you’ve had a big win.

WEDNESDAY 5 MAYWangoom Handicap Day

We’re back off to Warrnambool for the middle day of the carnival, highlighted by the Listed Wangoom Handicap, a speciality for the wet track sprinters.

Today we’re located in the Park Street Rails Marquees with our own private marquee right on the track. Located in the bustling heart of the Members’ Enclosure, the Rails Marquee offers an exclusive location with trackside views, private bar and delicious canapes.  We will be in great company within the most sought-after location the Carnival has to offer.

You’ll again have an opportunity to kick on in Warrnambool after the last, otherwise, we’ll head back to Port Fairy for a few quiet drinks and dinner.

THURSDAY 6 MAYGrand Annual Day

We’re back for the last day of the Carnival featuring the Grand Annual Steeplechase (5500m) and the Warrnambool Cup.

We’re again located in the Park Street Rails Marquees with our own private marquee right on the track. Located in the bustling heart of the Members’ Enclosure, the Rails Marquee offers an exclusive location with trackside views, private bar and delicious canapes.  We will be in great company within the most sought-after location the Carnival has to offer.

As this is the last day, we’ll head into Warrnambool after the last for a few drinks to celebrate a great week, before we head back to Port Fairy.

FRIDAY 7 MAY 2021Return to Melbourne & Tour Concludes

It’s been a massive week and hopefully, we’ve still got some winnings in our pockets. We’ll catch the train back to Melbourne before heading our separate ways after another great racing adventure.

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