With the Melbourne Cup fast approaching, many of us are still trying to figure out how we’re going to be enjoying the race.Whilst a select few will be basking in the celebrations trackside, there’s no denying the huge number of options available, in Sydney.Showcasing the best places to visit in the lead up to and during The Cup, we’ve teamed up with James Boag to give you and three friends the opportunity to experience just that, the ultimate guys’ Cup weekend in Sydney.Tasmanian beer extraordinaires James Boag are no strangers to spring racing.
Merivale will be dishing up a huge display of racing revelry throughout the Carnival, including Tasmanian themed menus in select venues and the opportunity to try, for the first-time-ever, James Boag Premium on tap.
For all the details on our guide to the ultimate Melbourne Cup weekend in Sydney, and your chance to WIN the full itinerary, visit the James Boag website for more information.
Day one: Saturday 4 November Noon: Lunch at Fred’s Paddington 3pm: Shop ‘winning touches’ for Cup Day at MJ Bale Paddington (106 Queen St Woollahra) 4pm: Transfer to Pier One Sydney Harbour accommodation 8pm: Dinner at Mr Wong Day two: Sunday 5 November 9am: Ferry to Manly from Circular Quay 10am.
Surf lessons on Manly Beach 1pm: Lunch at Papi Chulo – James Boag Premium on tap available to savour 4pm: Ferry back to Circular Quay to Pier One Sydney Harbour 6pm: Dinner at Felix – James Boag Premium on tap available to savour Day three: Monday 6 November 8am: Transfer to Avalon.
Nine holes of golf at Avalon Golf Course Noon: Transfer and lunch at The Newport for an elevated James Boag dining experience 3pm: free time and transfers back to hotel to freshen up 6pm: Dinner at est.
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