King Island Racing

King Island Racing Club is hosting 7 official race meetings this year. Enjoy award winning dairy, succulent seafood, and some of Australia's finest beef, all over a gourmet racing weekend on King Island. 

Take the hassle out of flying comercially, and charter your own aircraft with Vortex Air. Take everything you need for the day. Your Marquees, Eskys, Chairs and BBQs. Just let us know in advanced and we can send them down with one of our Freighters.




Beef Day
Our first meeting of the summer carnival, where we see many horses hit the track for the first time. 02.12.2017
Ladies n Tradies Day
Dress up, dress down, dress for fun - Fashions on the Field Day
Boxing Day
Today's events help finalise the fields for the New Years Day cup feature races. 26.12.2017
New Years Day Today sees both the Pacing and Galloping Cups being the highlight events of our racing calendar. 01.01.2018
King Island Dairy Day

Dairy Day, where today's sponsorship is mostly provided by King Island Dairy and companies that provide supplies for the factory at Loorana

Maritime Day Celebrates King Island's connection to and reliance on the shipping services which deliver so much of the supplies needed for our personal and business lives on King Island. 20.01.2018
Vortex Air Fly In Day Especially for all visitors to King Island. An action packed day with both our dual codes of racing plus novelty events and entertainment thoughout the day. 27.01.2018

To close out this season’s King Island Racing Carnival, Vortex Air is launching the inaugural Vortex Air Plate on the 27th of January 2018.

Your day will commence with a champagne breakfast in the Vortex Air departure lounge, followed by a short 45 minute private chartered flight to King Island with spectacular views of the Bass Strait and King Island itself. Upon arrival you will be transferred to the Race Club where you will experience a fun filled day of racing.

Upgrade to the premium race day package to give you all day access to the Vortex Air Marquee. In it's prime elevated trackside location, you'll be provided with food and beverages showcasing some of King Island's exceptional produce such as crayfish, beef and wallaby. The Vortex Air Marquee is a superior place to enjoy a fun day at the races.

Limited spots available.




Vortex Plate Premium


  • Return flights
  • Champagne breakfast
  • Transfers to and from racetrack
  • Entry into the Vortex Marquee
  • Catered lunch using King Island produce
  • Beverages
  • Racebook

Vortex Plate Basic


  • Return flights
  • Champagne breakfast
  • Transfers to and from racetrack
  • Racebook

Accommodation Packages can be provided on request.