Join Ambassador Travel and Alan Thomas for the excitement of the 2017 Hong Kong Internatonal – one of the worlds’ premier races. The tour is well-balanced between racing, sightseeing as well as ample free time for you to experience the attractions in the region.

This year you will once again have the opportunity to play golf a famous Mission Hills Golf Course with your fellow travellers.

You may also take advantage of a range of extensions or extend your stay in Hong Kong and it’s surrounds with the assistance of one of our consultants.

2017 Racing in Hong Kong

 

Your tour includes Grandstand seating on both the Hong Kong Jockey’s Championship Race Day at Happy Valley as well as the Hong Kong International Races at Sha Tin.

Enjoy an elevated view of the tracks from your reserved box on the sixth floor of Grandstand Two at Sha Tin. The evening race meeting at Happy Valley also gives you magnificent views from the Members Grandstand. Lunch and dinner will be served respectively across both venues for your to enjoy alongside the exciting racing action served up on the track.

SHA TIN
Hong Kong International Races are held at the striking Sha Tin Racecourse. It has become recognised as the Turf World Championships, and one of the most important race meetings in the world.

HAPPY VALLEY 
Hong Kong Jockey’s Championship takes place at Happy Valley Racecourse and is a prelude to the International Races. Here 12 International riders that have achieved championship status throughout the world are invited to take part in this prestigious event.

2017 Hong Kong Racing Tour

 

Day 1, Tuesday 5 December
AUSTRALIA – HONG KONG
Make your way to the airport today for your flight to Hong Kong. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your centrally located hotel.
Accommodation: Hong Kong

Day 2, Wednesday 6 December
HONG KONG | Race Day  horsehead-red
Hong Kong changes so rapidly that the orientation tour this morning will refresh old memories and delight first timers. Tonight you will be transferred to Happy Valley Racecourse for the Hong Kong International Jockey’s Championship. Enjoy the racing featuring top jockeys from all over the world under lights from your private visitor’s box with dinner included.
Accommodation: Hong Kong

Day 3, Thursday 7 December
HONG KONG
Explore this fascinating city at your leisure today or expand your sights by joining an optional tour to Lantau Island. Alternatively, you may venture into the Lau Fau Shan, a huge fish market where amidst the dozens of restaurants, you can personally pick out a live fish and have it prepared a variety of ways on the spot.
Accommodation: Hong Kong

Day 4, Friday 8 December
HONG KONG
Early this morning you will transfer to Sha Tin for morning trackwork and breakfast, see the top trainers putting their horses through the paces before Sunday’s Hong Kong International Races. In the evening you have the option to join a Symphony of Lights Cruise and be dazzled by the spectacular light and laser show.
Accommodation: Hong Kong

Day 5, Saturday 9 December
HONG KONG
Today is at leisure once again for you to explore Hong Kong’s myriad of attractions. Alternatively you have the choice of a tour to Macau or a shopping tour to the mainland China city of Shenzhen.
Accommodation: Hong Kong

Day 6, Sunday 10 December
HONG KONG | Race Day  horsehead-red
Your morning is at leisure before transferring to Sha Tin Racetrack for the largest race meeting of the season – the Hong Kong International Races. Soak up the wonderful atmosphere of this exciting event from your private visitor’s box with lunch and entry to the Member’s Enclosure included.
Accommodation: Hong Kong

Day 7, Monday 11 December
HONG KONG – AUSTRALIA
Morning is at leisure for any last minute shopping, and mid afternoon transfer to the airport and board your homeward bound flight.
Accommodation: In Flight

Day 8, Tuesday 12 December
AUSTRALIA
The arrival in Australia concludes your Hong Kong International Racing Tour with us.

2017 Mission Hills & Hong Kong

 

Day 1, Sunday 3 December
AUSTRALIA – HONG KONG – MISSION HILLS
Make your way to the airport today for your flight to Hong Kong. Upon arrival you will transfer to Mission Hills for check in.
Accommodation: Mission Hills

Day 2, Monday 4 December
MISSION HILLS | Golf Day 
Mission Hills is China’s highest rated golf and leisure resort, and according to the Guiness World Records, the world’s largest golf club. Today you will enjoy a day of golfing, with the choice of Shenzhen, Mid-Valley or Dongguan, 3 magnificent venues.
Accommodation: Mission Hills

Day 3, Tuesday 5 December
MISSION HILLS – HONG KONG | Golf Day 
After breakfast enjoy this morning golfing on one of the 12 courses Mission Hills has to offer. We can pre arrange your tee off times, as you discover a range of courses designed by the likes of Faldo, Leadbetter and Norman, some of the world’s top golfers. After lunch, you will be transferred back to Hong Kong, to join the Racing Tour.
Accommodation: Hong Kong

Day 4, Wednesday 6 December
HONG KONG | Race Day  horsehead-red
Hong Kong changes so rapidly that the orientation tour this morning will refresh old memories and delight first timers. Tonight you will be transferred to Happy Valley Racecourse for the Hong Kong International Jockey’s Championship. Enjoy the racing featuring top jockeys from all over the world under lights from your private visitor’s box with dinner included.
Accommodation: Hong Kong

Day 5, Thursday 7 December
HONG KONG
Explore this fascinating city at your leisure today or expand your sights by joining an optional tour to Lantau Island. Alternatively, you may venture into the Lau Fau Shan, a huge fish market where amidst the dozens of restaurants, you can personally pick out a live fish and have it prepared a variety of ways on the spot.
Accommodation: Hong Kong

Day 6, Friday 8 December
HONG KONG
Early this morning you will transfer to Sha Tin for early morning trackwork and breakfast, see the top trainers putting their horses through the paces before Sunday’s Hong Kong International Races. In the evening you have the option to join a Symphony of Lights Cruise on Hong Kong harbour.
Accommodation: Hong Kong

Day 7, Saturday 9 December
HONG KONG
Today is at leisure once again for you to explore Hong Kong. Alternatively you have the choice of a tour to Macau or a shopping tour to the mainland China city of Shenzhen.
Accommodation: Hong Kong

Day 8, Sunday 10 December
HONG KONG | Race Day  horsehead-red
Your morning is at leisure before transferring to Sha Tin Racetrack to watch the Hong Kong International Races from your private visitor’s box while enjoying lunch.
Accommodation: Hong Kong

Day 9, Monday 11 December
HONG KONG – AUSTRALIA
Morning is at leisure for any last minute shopping, and mid afternoon transfer to the airport and board your homeward bound flight.
Accommodation: In Flight

Day 10, Tuesday 12 December
AUSTRALIA
The arrival in Australia concludes your Hong Kong International Racing Tour with us.

2017 Hong Kong & Macau Tour

 

Day 1, Tuesday 5 December
AUSTRALIA – HONG KONG
Make your way to the airport today for your flight to Hong Kong. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your centrally located hotel.
Accommodation: Hong Kong

Day 2, Wednesday 6 December
HONG KONG | Race Day  horsehead-red
Hong Kong changes so rapidly that the orientation tour this morning will refresh old memories and delight first timers. Tonight you will be transferred to Happy Valley Racecourse for the Hong Kong International Jockey’s Championship. Enjoy the racing featuring top jockeys from all over the world under lights from your private visitor’s box with dinner included.
Accommodation: Hong Kong

Day 3, Thursday 7 December
HONG KONG
Explore this fascinating city at your leisure today or expand your sights by joining an optional tour to Lantau Island. Alternatively, you may venture into the Lau Fau Shan, a huge fish market where amidst the dozens of restaurants, you can personally pick out a live fish and have it prepared a variety of ways on the spot.
Accommodation: Hong Kong

Day 4, Friday 8 December
HONG KONG
Early this morning you will transfer to Sha Tin for early morning trackwork and breakfast, see the top trainers putting their horses through the paces before Sunday’s Hong Kong International Races. In the evening you have the option to join a Symphony of Lights Cruise on Hong Kong harbour.
Accommodation: Hong Kong

Day 5, Saturday 9 December
HONG KONG
Today is at leisure once again for you to explore Hong Kong’s myriad of attractions. Take a luncheon cruise on the Harbour or alternatively you have the choice of a shopping tour to the mainland China city of Shenzhen.
Accommodation: Hong Kong

Day 6, Sunday 10 December
HONG KONG | Race Day  horsehead-red
Your morning is at leisure before transferring to Sha Tin Racetrack for the largest race meeting of the season – the Hong Kong International Races. Soak up the wonderful atmosphere of this exciting event from your private visitor’s box with lunch and entry to the Member’s Enclosure included.
Accommodation: Hong Kong

Day 7, Monday 11 December
HONG KONG – MACAU
This morning travel to Macau by jetfoil. On arrival you will be transferred to your centrally located hotel. The remainder of your day is at leisure to explore this fascinating city.
Accommodation: Macau

Day 8, Tuesday 12 December
MACAU
Depart for a half day sightseeing tour of Macau in the morning. Learn about the history of the region with the magnificent ruins of St. Paul’s Cathedral, Penha Hill and the famous Mount Fortress. You have the opportunity to continue your own exploration of Macau this afternoon.
Accommodation: Macau

Day 9, Wednesday 13 December
MACAU – AUSTRALIA
Your morning is free to do some last minute shopping before transferring via jetfoil to Hong Kong airport and board your homeward bound flight to Australia.
Accommodation: In Flight

Day 10, Thursday 14 December
AUSTRALIA
Arrive Australia this morning.

2017 Vandyke Hong Kong Racing Tour

 

Vandyke Racing is pleased to invite our valued owners to join us in Hong Kong for one of the most important racing events in the world, The “Turf World Championships” run at spectacular Sha Tin racecourse.

This tour also gives you the option to play golf at spectacular Mission Hills in Shenzhen, China. Just 2 hours from Hong Kong, this golfing Mecca houses five star resorts and 12 x 18 hole golf courses designed by some of the world’s most renowned champions.

You also have the option to extend your tour to Macau, known as the entertainment capital of Asia. Try your luck at one of the many casinos or simply enjoy the rich history this former Portuguese colony has to offer.

Your time on our tour is well-balanced with racing, sightseeing as well as ample free time for you to experience the many delightful attractions in the region. You may also take advantage of a range of extensions on offer. You may choose to extend your tour to Macau or join our Shanghai and / or Beijing Extension.

Of course you are free to extend your stay in Hong Kong and it’s surrounds with the assistance of one of Ambassador Travel’s experienced consultants.

We look forward to the pleasure of your company on what will surely be a most memorable tour experience.

To book call +61 7 3229 6555 and don’t forget to mention Ladies In RACING Magazine!

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