Private Melbourne Cup Cruise

Prefer a private cruise? Exclusively hire an entire vessel and customise your package to create your most successful event yet! Speak to our qualified Event Managers to create your ideal private package today.

Private Cruise


  • Personal Event Manager to assist in the planning of your event
  • Dedicated Cruise Director and uniformed waitstaff to ensure your cruise is of a 5 star standard

Choose from

  • Full fleet of 5 company-owned vessels to choose from, catering from 2 to 950 guests
  • 17 menus including alternate serve, buffet, platters, noodle boxes, canapes and more!
  • 4 beverage packages to choose from with 4 upgrade options
  • Options to BYO food and beverages (see your Event Manager for more information)
  • Optional event styling in the theme of your choice
  • Entertainment including live bands, professional DJs, water toys and much more
  • Wharf pickup and dropoff at your choice of 4 safe and convenient locations

Melbourne Cup Special 2020

Get out your fascinators and catch the Melbourne Cup live-streamed aboard the MV Bella Vista.

Shared Cruise


  • Glass of bubbly on arrival
  • Unlimited drinks package to include beer, wine and sparkling
  • Seated buffet lunch
  • Dessert buffet served with tea and coffee
  • Screens on board to watch the race
  • Fashion off the fields


  • Tuesday 3rd November 2020
  • Wharf: Star City Casino Wharf, Pyrmont
  • Boarding 1pm
  • Return 4pm


  • $85 per person including unlimited beer, wine & sparkling and non-alcoholic beverages

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