2020 Darwin Cup Carnival

6 Days

1 Country

Sport: Horse Racing

2020 Darwin Cup Carnival

6 Days

1 Country

Sport: Horse Racing

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!

About This Tour

Departure Date: 30 July 2020

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About This Tour

About This Tour

Highlights & 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 Calcuta (Sun afternoon), at Trailer Boat Club, Fannie Bay
  • Great Events Tour Host is always on hand to assist

Itinerary

Thursday 30th July 2020
Arrive in Darwin. Stay 5 nights at Palms City Resort Darwin, including breakfast daily. Perhaps this evening attend the famous Mindil Beach markets.

Friday 31st July 2020
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.

Saturday 1st August 2020
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.

Sunday 2nd August 2020
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.

Monday 3rd August 2020
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!!

Tuesday 4th August 2019
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

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