Harcourts Melbourne Cup Day

Harcourts Melbourne Cup Day in Dunedin is an annual event not to be missed! Tuesday 5th November 2019. Each year it continues to get better and is now one of the most social occasions on the Dunedin Events Calendar. It is not just the race that stops Australia – it stops Dunedin too!

Ticketing options to suit everyone’s needs you’re guaranteed to get as close to the race track as possible. Scroll down for more information about all your ticket options.


Watch all the action from the best seat in the house! The Winning Post Lounge is your traditional indoor race day dining experience. Situated in the main grandstand, it provides a brilliant view of the track and birdcage as the jockeys mount their rides.

Your package includes:

  • Reserved seat in the Winning Post Lounge
  • 4 Course Meal
  • Race Book
  • TAB Facilities
  • 3 Beverage Vouchers
  • Live Music

$170 per person Limited tables remain,


Looking for something a little more relaxed whilst still enjoying the comfort of corporate hospitality? The Steinlager Turf Club is the place for you. Watch as the horses cross the Winning Post from the elevated view of the Turf Club.

Your package includes:

  • Beverage on arrival
  • Continuous finger food service throughout the day
  • Race Book
  • Exclusive bar and TAB facilities.

Elevated view of the track, cash bar and TAB facilities.



The Black Caviar Village is set on the finishing straight with sweeping views of the course and winning post, where you will enjoy the great atmosphere of the Black Caviar Village.

This Village is perfect for getting a group of mates together or hosting clients in your own private marquee. The big screen in front of the Village will ensure you don’t miss any of the action around the track and with live music, this is sure to be the best marquee spot on course.

Maxi Marquee
6x6m $1,950


  • Entry tickets for 30 people
  • 30 Race books
  • 2 Round tables and 20 chairs
  • Trestle table

Optional extras:

  • Bar leaner $25
  • Umbrella $20
  • Additional entry tickets $25 (limit 10 tickets)
  • Marquee upgrade (includes flooring and heater) $350

* This is a strictly ticketed village. Each village will have their own TAB & Bar Facilities with the option to pre-order beverages at a reduced rate.


Mini Marquee
3x3m $600

Looking for something smaller but don’t want to miss out on the racing? Purchase a marquee right by the Birdcage!

Marquees include tickets for 10 people, 10 race books, table and 10 chairs.

Optional extras:

  • Bar leaner $25
  • Umbrella $20
  • Additional entry tickets $25 (limit 3 tickets)

TAB facilities and cash bar available in the mini marquee area.


The Baghdad Note Balcony. Set in the grandstand above the finishing straight it is the perfect place to enjoy the day whilst undercover. The TAB is just behind you and so is the Baghdad Note bar should you run out during the day.

Package includes:

  • 2 Entry tickets
  • 2 Race books
  • Gourmet packed lunch
  • Afternoon tea

Inseat drinks package:

  • 6 x Speights
  • 2 x light beer
  • 2 x bottles water
  • 2 x assorted soft drink and juices
  • 2 x assorted crisps and nuts

$200 per couple


Spend the day outside on lawn or in one of the many public areas at Wingatui with easy access to bars, grandstand seating and betting facilities.

Children under 16 free.


$55 admission into Student Zone

$70 Admission into Student Zone + Return bus trip

Your ticket includes:

  • DJ NFX (Also playing Bay Dreams Nelson 2020)
  • Food truck voucher on arrival
  • Exclusive TAB betting facilities
  • Huge Covered Marquee
  • Private Bar (Cash & Eftpos)
  • Food trucks

Entry + Bus tickets- Pick up and Return is from Starters Bar.
Return buses will start from 4:30pm

Strictly R18, ID required on the day

* This event is strictly NO BYO. All ticket prices are GST inclusive.

Proudly sponsored by Harcourts

Highland Real Estate Group Limited licensed Agent REAA 2008