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 commercially, and charter your own aircraft with Vortex Air. Take everything you need for the day. Your marquee, eskies, chairs and BBQs. Just let us know in advanced and we can send them down with one of our freighters.

2018 - 2019 Racing Calendar
Beef Day
Beef Day
Our first meeting of the summer carnival, where we see many horses hit the track for the first time.
 ladie3s and tradies
 Ladies & Tradies Day
 Dress up, dress down, dress for fun - Fashions on the field day.
 boxing day
 Boxing Day
Today's events help finalise the fields for the New Years Day cup.
 nye day
New Years Day 
 Today's event celebrates both the James boags Pacing Cup & the Jim Mckenzie Agencies Galloping Cup.
King Island Dairy Day 
 Dairy day, where today's sponsorship is mostly provided by King Island Dairy asnd 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.
 Fly In Day - Vortex Air Plate
 Especially for all our visitors to King Island. An action packed day with both our dual codes of racing plus novelty events and entertainment throughout the day.



To close out this season’s King Island Racing Carnival is the 'Vortex Air Plate' on the 26th of January 2019.

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. Upon arrival you will be transferred to the King Island 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.

Vortex Air Plate Premium

$550 PP*

*200PP - Fly In Yourself

*Limited spots available


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

$395 PP*

*Limited spots available

  • Return flights
  • Champagne breakfast
  • Transfers to and from racetrack
  • Racebook
All Other Race Days
From $350 PP*
  • Return flights to King Island


Accommodation Packages can be provided on request.

Please Note: 'All Other Race Days' refers to every other race day on the King Island Racing Calendar and the price is based on charter groups of 8. Smaller or larger groups can be arranged by request.