Archer Racecourse, Albatross Road
02 4421 4550

Melbourne Cup

Celebrate “The Race that Stops the Nation” at Archer Racecourse with live racing as well as televised live racing from Flemington on the big screen.

Nowra was home of the first Melbourne Cup Winner – Archer. We therefore like to celebrate this day in style and find that packages are a great way to enjoy the day. We have many packages available to suit any budget however they book out fast, so we recommend booking early.

Girl's Day Out


$165* per package

Sit in a specially reserved lawn area near the enclosure and winning post. Access to shared Umbrella Area bar.

Package includes:

  • 3m x 3m Marquee Umbrella
  • Table and 10 x Chairs

Please note : Umbrella package does not include entry, this can be purchased separately or at the gate.

*maximum of 10 people per umbrella.


$70 per person

Located behind the main bar and in close proximity to the betting ring bathrooms and through to the track, this area is a great place to enjoy a great day. Area is shared with other friendly racegoers.

Package includes:

  • Entry
  • Race book
  • Drink on arrival
  • 12 x canapes
  • Reserved seat on shared table
  • Shared private bar service


$50 per person

Get in quick to reserve your spot in our exclusive Thoroughbred Track & Field area which extends from the concourse down to trackside seating and is equipped with a shared private bar.

Package includes:

  • Entry
  • Racebook
  • Drink on arrival
  • Gourmet BBQ Lunch with afternoon tea
  • Reserved seat on table of 6 (smaller groups will be on shared tables)
  • Shared bar access in track & field area


$90 per person SOLD OUT

Reserve a seat in our Dining Room overlooking the Winning Post, with exclusive dining room bar access

Package includes:

  • Entry
  • Racebook
  • Drink on arrival
  • 3 course meal and afternoon tea
  • Reserved seating at a table of 10


You can hire out a private marquee with exclusive use for your group, please contact us to discuss and design a package to suit your needs.