The Coopers Kangaroo Island Cup Carnival is a three-day celebration of racing, entertainment, food, wine and fun fromThursday 18th – Saturday 20th February, 2016 at Cygnet River Racecourse.
SeaLink is offering punters the best seat in the house with a range of Kangaroo Island Cup packages.
The Carnival features two race days, the first on Thursday February 18 followed by the Coopers Kangaroo Island Cup (KI Cup) on Saturday February 20.
According to SeaLink Marketing Manager Julie-Anne Briscoe the Coopers Kangaroo Island Cup is an event not to be missed.
“The KI Cup transforms this country racecourse into a real party atmosphere with trackside marquees, colour, fashion andlocal food and wine.
This year the KI Cup is also giving away record prize money and the State’s leading jockeys will be taking part. It’s shaping up to be the best carnival ever.“ Explains Ms Briscoe.
SeaLink is offering a range of Kangaroo Island Cup packages including the KI Cup Carnival Package, the KI Cup Full Day Package, the Coopers KI Cup Long Lunch, race day transfers and general admission tickets for self-drive packages.
SeaLink’s two night/three day KI Cup Carnival package allows punters to experience all Kangaroo Island has to offer including Cup day. Departing from Adelaide on Friday 19th February and priced from $861 per person twin share, the package includes morning pick-up and evening set down at selected Adelaide hotels, return SeaLink ferry, two nights’ accommodation at Mercure KI Lodge in American River, racecourse transfers and admission, Coopers Long Lunch, a Seal Bay Discovery Tour, an optional Remarkably Wild Tour and two breakfasts and dinners.
The KI Cup Full Day package departs from Adelaide, Cape Jervis, Penneshaw and American River and allows guests to spend the day on Kangaroo Island enjoying the KI Cup.
The KI Cup Full Day package departing from Adelaide is priced at $173 for adults and $84 for children and includes morning pick-up and evening set down at selected Adelaide hotels, return SeaLink ferry, return transfers from Penneshaw or American River to Kingscote Racetrack and a general admission ticket.
For people travelling from Cape Jervis thepackage is priced at $129 per adult and $60 per child and includes return SeaLink ferry, transfers Kingscote Racetrack and a general admission ticket.
For locals or those holidaying on Kangaroo Island theKI Cup Full Day packageincludes return race day transfers and general admission tickets priced at $51 per adult and $16 per child from Penneshaw and $45 per adult and $12 per child from American River.
For those wanting to celebrate the Kangaroo Island Cup day in style, book a seat at the Coopers Long Lunch and enjoy a superb gourmet lunch prepared by Sue Pearson of 2 Birds & A Squid Food Co, Dudley wines, Coopers beer, private betting facilities and a racebook. The Coopers Long Lunch can be added to any KI Cup Full Day package for an additional $149 per person, or $169 if not purchasing the day package option.