• Tour Overview

Darwin, a unique destination with its own special appeal – a tropical paradise with a backdrop of unsurpassed beauty. Whether you smile at a crocodile, shake hands with a local or wander through the markets, there’s sure to be something for everyone! Join us and over 16,000 enthusiasts on our 21st visit to escape the winter chill and enjoy 2 great days of Top End Racing!

  • Inclusions
  • 5 Nights at Palms City Resort – Centrally located, tropical ambience
  • Breakfast Daily – Buffet style to start your day
  • Race Transfers in Darwin
  • Members Reserve Race Tickets at Fannie Bay for two big days – Palmerston Sprint (Sat) and Darwin Cup (Mon) meetings
  • Cocktail Party (Friday night) Darwin style – under the stars
  • Cup Calcutta (Sun afternoon), at Trailer Boat Club, Fannie Bay
  • Great Events Tour Host is always on hand to assist
  • Exclusions
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  • Itinerary

Arrive in Darwin. Stay 5 nights at Palms City Resort Darwin, including breakfast daily. Perhaps this evening attend the famous Mindil Beach markets.

Free day to explore Darwin. The Hop On, Hop Off bus (cost approx. $40pp) lets you discover the city. Or visit the Royal Flying Doctor Tourist Facility on Stokes Hill Wharf which brings to life two iconic Australian stories – The Royal Flying Doctor Service and the bombing of Darwin. This evening enjoy our Welcome Cocktail Party on the Harbour.

A great days racing, which features the Schweppes Palmerston Sprint, with DTC Members entry included for your comfort.

Optional: Qantas Darwin Turf Club Gala Ball. This is the highlight on the Darwin social calendar, attracting over 1000 attendees on the lawns of Mindil Beach Casino. Ask us if you require further info.

For those interested… the big Cup Calcutta is run from 3pm this afternoon at the popular Trailer Boat
Club at Fannie Bay. Participate or perhaps relax with a beverage and enjoy the spectacular sunset with new found friends.

Optional: Litchfield Dreams Day Tour – Cruise along the Adelaide River teaming with bird life and saltwater crocodiles on our way to explore Litchfield’s fantastic waterfalls, breathtaking sights and sounds. Includes a picnic lunch.

Optional: Outback Floatplane Adventure – Experience the ‘Ultimate Tour’ with spectacular floatplane flight, aquatic landing, cruise on pristine Sweet’s Lagoon, enjoy a helicopter flight over the Finniss floodplains, an airboat tour over wetlands and through monsoonal rainforest, plus BBQ breakfast and loads more. A once in a lifetime experience.

The Big One – another great day of racing, featuring the Darwin Cup, with over 16,000 fellow enthusiasts. Again we have exclusive entry to the DTC Sid Parker Members stand. Happy punting!!

Check out of our hotel. Tour arrangements now end. 

Optional: Extend your stay to relax around the pool or shop for any last minute bargains. Perhaps ask us about other possible tour options

  • Options
  • Need Flights? Use our Virgin Australia Group Flights (Sydney Return) – $615pp
  • Extra Night(s) stay longer to relax and recover – From $155pp
  • Airport Transfer – Newcastle/Sydney/Newcastle if required – Subject to numbers, - Price TBA
  • Gala Cup Ball (Sat night) at SKYCITY Darwin – Approx $450pp
  • Litchfield Dreams Sunday Day tour – $160pp
  • Outback Floatplane Adventure (highly recommended!) – $795pp
  • Terms & Conditions

Conditions: Hunter Travel Group Pty trading as Great Events puts together holiday packages but is not itself a transport, event or accommodation provider. It acts only as an agent for those principal service providers. Deposits and final payments: $400pp deposit is payable at the time of your reservation & final payment not later than 3 months prior to departure date (by 30th April,2020). A deposit holds services requested but does not guarantee prices. Cancellations: If you cancel or terminate your holiday there will be no refund of your deposit or any other amount paid prior to cancellation. After final payment, there will be no refund of any additional supplier deposit paid and there may be cancellation fees charged by airlines, hotels and ground/cruise operators amounting to all or part of the cost paid. Travel Insurance: At the time of booking you should consider purchasing a travel insurance policy of your choice to cover loss, damage, illness, injury or other unexpected circumstances. We are agents for Suresave Travel Insurance. Responsibilities: Great Events is responsible only for the services it provides and its accepts no responsibility for any loss or injury to persons or property caused by any act or omission, whether negligent or otherwise, on the part
of any principal providing any services to any person taking advantage thereof, including but not limited to any loss or damage in respect of luggage or other property or inconvenience or for any dissatisfaction with the properties or services provided by the principals. To the extent permitted by law, Great Events is not liable in contract or tort for any injury, damage, loss, delay, additional expense or inconvenience caused directly or indirectly by force majeure or other events which are beyond the control of Great Events or are not preventable including, without limitation, the acts or omissions of any person taking advantage of the services provided by Great Events or anything else that interferes with, alters or adds to the cost of the services requested or booked. The making of a booking constitutes acceptance of the services described in this flyer and that the terms and conditions contained in this flyer and on the Great Events website constitutes the entire agreement between them. For a full copy of the booking conditions for Great Events please ask us or visit our website at www.greatevents.com.au. Hunter Travel Group Pty Ltd ABN 86 089 025 696. A11468.

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© 2019 Great Events, a division of Hunter Travel Group Pty Ltd ABN 86 089 025 696. A11468