The US reality television star and model, who married basketball player Kris Humphries in August this year, is scheduled to land in Sydney on November 1 with sister Khloe to launch their new handbag range.
Kim revealed on her official Twitter account that she will attend a number of races as a guest of Swisse Vitamins, saying that she is "so excited" about visiting Australia.
The tent will be hosted by model Ashley Hart and Hawthorn footballer Josh Gibson and other celebrities due to appear include Tour de France winner Cadel Evans and world champion hurdler Sally Pearson.
Sex and the City actress Sarah Jessica Parker revealed on Hamish and Andy's Gap Year last month that she was looking forward to experiencing the event as the Crown marquee's headlining VIP guest.
Dannii Minogue's partner Kris Smith is also believed to be attending some of the Melbourne Cup events, along with new mother Rebecca Judd, who has revealed that her hours at the event are "really reduced" this year as she wants to spend time with newborn son Oscar.