Kentucky Derby 2018







Known as “the most exciting two minutes in sports”, the 2018 Kentucky Derby will be the 144th edition of the event. Arguably the world’s biggest & best horse race, this is your chance to be there to witness history in the making.

We have a number of packages available to suit all budgets & duration’s, so get in touch & let us assist with ticking off this true bucket-list event.

All packages include:

  • Accommodation at 3/4* hotels
  • Hotel portage of 1 bag per person per hotel
  • Return track transfers on race days
  • Return airport transfers
  • Transfers to all activities
  • Reserved grandstand ticket to the Kentucky Derby
  • All activities as set out in each package itinerary

All packages are land-only, but our experienced team can assist with booking flights. Let them know your preferred NZ departure airport.

Package 1 – Just The Derby Tour

Designed to be truly flexible, while still allowing for the benefits of being on a tour, the “Just The Derby Tour” will see you meet the group in Lexington, Kentucky, visit stud farms, have tickets to the all important Derby Day race & much much more.

Have a look at the full Just The Derby itinerary here

From $5,695 per person – twin/double room share

Package 2 – Kentucky Derby – LA & Lexington Tour

Starting in the ‘City of Angels’, you will meet the group & spend a day at the beautiful Santa Antina racecourse. There is also a LA day tour & your flights from LA-Lexington are included.

When in Lexington, you will visit stud farms, have a welcome dinner, tickets to the big race day & much much more.

Have a look at the full LA & Lexington itinerary here

From $9,180 per person – twin/double room share

Package 3 – Kentucky Derby – LA, Lexington & Nashville Tour

With the same inclusions as the above, but including a visit to world-famous Nashville, Tennessee, the country music capital of the world. When in Nashville, you will visit the Country Music HOF, attend the famous Grand Ole Opry show, visit the historic Ryman Audotorium & much much more.

Have a look at the full LA, Lexington & Nashville itinerary here

From $11,040 per person – twin/double room share

Deep South Tour Add On

Making your way from Nashville along the Music Highway, this additional tour will see you visit Memphis & New Orleans.

The birthplace of rock’n’roll, Memphis has much so much to offer, this is an opportunity not to be missed. You will have a tour of Elvis’ home, Graceland, while stopping at Jackson, the home of Carl Perkins & the title of one of Johnny Cash’s most famous songs.

You will then take the the Amtrak Rail south to New Orleans. Included is a dinner & jazz evening aboard a famous Mississippi paddle steamer & visit the Oak Valley Plantation. Your hotel will be situated in the famous French Quarter, so there will be ample opportunity to explore The Big Easy at your own pace.

This additional extension is only valid with package 4.

Have a look at the the full Deep South Add On itinerary here

From $4,040 per person – twin/double room share

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