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Rottnest Island is celebrating the race that stops a nation!

Melbourne Cup is set to be a huge day for Rottnest Island this year, with Cup functions across the Island. Come early and enjoy the atmosphere of the day, or stay on for a relaxing post Cup Day sleep-in.

Plus don't forget Rottnest Express's Telethon Tuesday $39 ferry deals - $1 from every ticket goes to the Telethon Appeal!

Tuesday 1st November 2016

Melbourne Cup at Hotel Rottnest

Wear your best Island frock and come set for an exciting day of fun and activity, including sweeps, best hat and fashions of the Island, live music and of course the race that stops the Island live on screens throughout the venue.

Enjoy a 3 course lunch and glass of Champagne on arrival. Bookings recommended.

For details or to book, phone Hotel Rottnest on 9292 5011 or email