Melbourne Cup 2019 - Where to Watch Near Ashmore Gold Coast
Enjoy the 2019 Melbourne Cup with Royal Woods Resort
The annual Melbourne Cup is Australia’s most prestigious thoroughbred horse race, held each November in Melbourne at the iconic Flemington Racecourse with a history that dates all the way back to 1861. Watched in both Australia and New Zealand and hailed as the “race that stops the nation”, the Melbourne Cup is not to be missed this spring!
For Queenslanders and holidaymakers, the Gold Coast is a top location for enjoying Melbourne Cup, with more than a handful of world-class venues putting all the action live on a big screen not far from some of the most sought-after beaches in Australia.
Here at Royal Woods, our Nerang accommodation QLD resort is a stone’s throw away from the best Gold Coast venues to watch the Melbourne Cup in November, including the Aquis Park Gold Coast Turf Club - the Gold Coast’s leading racecourse - which is just a short drive from our location.
The Melbourne Cup is the ultimate excuse to head to the Gold Coast with friends and family this spring, and with our luxury Gold Coast accommodation near Surfers Paradise, here are all the best places you can catch the 2019 Melbourne Cup live this November:
Melbourne Cup Gold Coast 2019 - Gold Coast Turf Club
If you can’t make it to Melbourne this year, experience the next best thing to being at the Flemington Racecourse with the Gold Coast’s very own racecourse near Surfers Paradise. The Gold Coast Turf Club in Bundall is all set to bring the Melbourne Cup to life on November 5, complete with an exciting atmosphere and a wide choice of raceday packages to avail.
The racetrack big screen will be providing all the action live as it happens, alongside live music in the Aquis Park Events Centre and flowing drinks all day. Dress to impress and join punters and racegoers from all over Queensland, with sweeps and stakes to join and the Turf Club’s luxury restaurants and various function rooms ready to serve sumptuous raceday grazing cuisine.
General admission is available as well as numerous premium packages if you’re looking to enhance your Melbourne Cup experience. Melbourne Cup Day 2019 at Gold Coast Turf Club is the premier raceday experience on the Gold Coast, and it’s just minutes away from our accommodation at Royal Woods Ashmore.
Derby Day Hot Tomato Raceday 2019
Also at Aquis Park this November, start your excitement early for the 2019 Melbourne Cup with 102.9 Hot Tomato Raceday - the perfect event if you’re looking to enjoy more of this year’s Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival.
Dress your best, dine in style at The Skyline and The Gallery and catch additional live horse racing action before the big event - Derby Day Hot Tomato Raceday will take place just a few days prior to the Melbourne Cup at the Gold Coast Turf Club on November 2.
Melbourne Cup 2019 Southport Yacht Club
Another top location to watch and celebrate this year’s Melbourne Cup is at Southport Yacht Club near Main Beach. A short 15-minute drive from our location, Southport Yacht Club will offer the chance to soak up the Melbourne Cup live with mouthwatering food, beverage packages and an incredible atmosphere - all next to the picturesque Southport Yacht Club marina waterfront.
At the Waterfront Restaurant, tuck into a seafood buffet with sweepstakes and prizes to win or head to 4Shore Bar Southport Yacht Club for high-quality grazing dishes, two hours of champagne and beer and an exclusive Melbourne Cup raceday “Fashions on the Field” event.
Additionally, Melbourne Cup Luncheon & After Party at Southport Yacht Club will offer a delicious three-course lunch, a Brygon vintage wine auction and live evening music on the waterfront deck.
Melbourne Cup Day Lunch 2019
Last but not least, Melbourne Cup Day Lunch is returning to the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre in Broadbeach with all raised funds going to the Gold Coast Hospital Foundation.
In the rose garden at Gold Coast Convention Centre, Melbourne Cup Day Lunch 2019 will feature all raceday action on the big screen, a four-course lunch and complimentary French champagne on arrival with additional dessert and beverage packages to avail. All tickets will also include 102.9 Hot Tomato entertainment and the opportunity to jig on the dance floor with live music from multi-award-winning Brisbane events band Sex and Chocolate.
GCCEC’s 2019 Melbourne Cup Lunch Day is coming November 5, just a 15-minute drive from our Nerang accommodation at Royal Woods Gold Coast.
Our Nerang Accommodation Near Gold Coast Turf Club
When the 2019 Melbourne Cup arrives this November, be near Aquis Park Gold Coast Turf Club, Southport Yacht Club and Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre with our Ashmore Gold Coast accommodation, which comprises of luxury suites and villas with everything you need to feel at home on the Gold Coast.
Our one and two-bedroom holiday suites can accommodate up to five guests, each with an inviting Queen bed, a spacious living and dining area, full kitchen facilities and a large private balcony. For large families and groups, our three-bedroom villa can accommodate up to eight guests in total, featuring a spacious living and dining area, full kitchen facilities, three bathrooms and a large private balcony.
All our suites and villas are fully furnished, comfortable and modern with guest-only access to our superb onsite facilities, which include a sparkling lagoon-style swimming pool and indoor pool, two heated spas, barbecue area and more - all nestled inside our resort’s relaxing tropical gardens.
Save Today with Royal Woods Gold Coast Resort
The Melbourne Cup is just around the corner and the Gold Coast offers the ultimate experience when it comes to soaking up all the live action near the beach. Our Gold Coast resort will place you next to the best Melbourne Cup events this spring at Gold Coast Turf Club, Southport Yacht Club and Gold Coast Convention Centre, and you can save on your stay by booking directly with us.
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