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December 22, 2016 Travel Deals No Comments Email Email

South Australia’s must-do three-day event, the SeaLink Kangaroo Island Cup Carnival, from Thursday 16th – Saturday 18th February, 2017 at Cygnet River Racecourse, is a celebration of racing, entertainment, food, wine and fun. New naming right sponsor, SeaLink, is offering punters a range of travel package options including a day package to the main Kangaroo Island Cup Day event.

The not to be missed SeaLink Kangaroo Island Cup Carnival features two race days, the first on Thursday February 16th followed by the main race day (KI Cup Day) on Saturday February 18th.

According to SeaLink’s Marketing Manager Julie-Anne Briscoe, “SeaLink is thrilled to be naming right sponsor of this great island carnival that just keeps getting bigger and better each year. The carnival brings with it a real party and racing atmosphere with the hotly contested fashions on the field competition and the fully-inclusive KI Cup Long Lunch Trackside Marquee.”

SeaLink is offering a Kangaroo Island Cup Day package departing from Adelaide, Cape Jervis, Penneshaw and American River on Saturday February 18th.

The Cup Day Package includes morning coach pick-up and evening set down at selected Adelaide hotels; return SeaLink ferry, return transfers to the Cygnet River Racetrack, Kingscote and a general admission ticket. The package is priced at $173 per person.

For those travelling from Cape Jervis the Full Day Race package is priced at $129 per person and includes return SeaLink ferry, transfers to theRacetrack and a general admission ticket.

For locals or those holidaying on Kangaroo Island the Cup Day Package includes return race day transfers and a general admission ticket and is priced at $51 per adult from Penneshaw and $47 per adult from American River.

The Cup Day Race Package with Long Lunch is the perfect way to celebrate the SeaLink Kangaroo Island Cup day in style. Upgrade the Cup Day Package for only an extra $199 per person and spend the day enjoying a superb four-course lunch prepared by Sue Pearson of 2 Birds & A Squid Food Co, a selection of local Dudley Wines, beers and soft drinks.  The Long Lunch Package also includes a racebook and the marquee will offer private betting facilities and screens.

For the best Kangaroo Island Cup experience an extended stay on the island before or after the carnival is the only way to see Kangaroo Islands fascinating wildlife, spectacular coastal scenery and landscapes, pristine beaches, unique local wines and produce and breathtaking attractions like Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch.

SeaLink offer a range of self-drive packages so guests can take their time and explore the island at their own pace.  From two to five nights to making your own self-drive package, there is something for everyone. SeaLink Self-Drive packages can also easily be combined with Cup Day Packages for the ultimate holiday adventure.

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