Take one of the world's greatest train journeys on a grand Sydney to Perth adventure - then enjoy some of Western Australia's most beautiful destinations with extra nights of accommodation and touring!
Australia’s staggering diversity plays out on a grand scale as the Indian Pacific travels coast to coast from Sydney to Perth – one of the world’s great train journeys. Add fine wine and regionally-inspired meals to the mix, and this voyage really is a sensory indulgence. After you experience the Blue Mountains, Adelaide and the vast expanse of the Nullarbor Plain, further enhance your holiday with explorations in Perth, Margaret River and beautiful Rottnest Island.
The Indian Pacific:
Gold Service (twin share or single)
You'll enjoy private cabin accommodation together with all-inclusive dining, beverages and a range of fascinating Off Train Excursions at key stops. Gold Service accommodation is available in both single and twin-share so you can choose to travel with your partner, friends or roll solo.
During the day, the compact Twin Berth Sleeper Cabins offer a comfortable three seater lounge, converting to an upper and lower sleeping berth at night. And with top notch service from our hospitality attendant, you'll enjoy fresh sheets, bath towels, pillows, doonas and complimentary toiletries. Twin Berth Sleeper Cabins have private ensuite facilities with a hide-away compact toilet, wash basin and shower.
Platinum Service (twin or double share)
Boasting deluxe extras such as Platinum Transfers, in-cabin breakfasts and access to the Platinum Lounge and Restaurant, Platinum Service promises and delivers a journey beyond expectations. The first thing you'll notice about your Platinum cabin is the abundance of space, almost twice the size of a Gold Twin Cabin. By day your cabin is configured as a private lounge with deluxe lounge seating, a table and two ottomans. By night you'll sleep easy as the lounges convert to a comfortable bedroom with either a double bed or twin beds.
DoubleTree by Hilton Perth Waterfront:
Set on the Swan River waterfront, the hotel is next to Elizabeth Quay entertainment and the iconic Bell Tower. Quayside paths are on the doorstep, and it's 10 minutes from downtown Perth and Kings Park and Botanic Garden.
Please note prices are subject to availability at time of booking and may change without notice.
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Want to explore more of Perth or Western Australia? Ask our friendly travel team about car hire, sightseeing tours or additional accommodation. We can also assist with booking your flights, airport transfers and arranging travel insurance.
Call our Brisbane based travel team on 1300 414 198 to secure place now!
Departs Sydney on a Wednesday
Day 1 - Depart Sydney on the Indian Pacific
Make your way to Sydney Central Station and board the Indian Pacific mid-afternoon. Your journey to Perth begins with a steady climb into the World Heritage listed Blue Mountains. A landscape of ancient forests, sheer cliffs and mesmerising views passes by your window. Settle in, open a book or enjoy a pre-dinner drink with your fellow travellers.
Day 2 - Indian Pacific - Broken Hill & Adelaide
Wake up deep in the Australian outback, where the historic mining hub ob Broken Hill is waiting for you to explore. Connect with the town's world famous artists and mining heritage with a choice of Off-Train Excursions. your journey continues through the southern Flinders Ranges and into cosmopolitan Adelaide, the South Australian capital. Embark on a history tour of the South Australian Museum, or journey beyond to the legendary Barossa Valley or McLaren Vale wine regions. A visit to the historic stone village of Hahndorf in the photogenic Adelaide Hills is another option.
Day 3 - Indian Pacific - Nullarbor Plain
Enjoy breakfast as you begin your crossing of the Nullarbor Plain, taking its name from the Latin word meaning 'no trees'. Part way along the world's longest stretch of straight railway track (478km) have a wander around Cook, an abandoned railway town that was once home to a bush hospital and more than 50 railway workers. Next stop is tiny Rawlinna, a remote outpost bordering the largest sheep station in the southern hemisphere. Here you'll enjoy an outback dinner under a glorious spread of stars (seasonal).
Day 4 - Indian Pacific - Arrive Perth
Watch the delightful Avon Valley pass whilst the final stage of this transcontinental crossing unfolds. Enjoy a delightful lunch as you head to your destination of Perth, arriving mid-afternoon and transfer to your accommodation. The evening is yours to embrace: discover some of the city's atmospheric laneway bars and restaurants, buzzing with live music and street art.
Day 5 - Perth to Rottnest Island
Make your way to Barrack Street Jetty and board the Rottnest Express to unique, diverse Rottnest Island, 22km offshore. A 90-minute air-conditioned coach tour around 'Rotto' takes you to some spectacular locations, including Wadjemup Lighthouse and the boardwalk lookout at the rugged West End. Enjoy a delicious lunch at Karma Rottnest Lodge before exploring the island at your leisure (make sure you see a quokka!). Return to Perth by ferry in the afternoon
Day 6 - Perth to Margaret River
Travel south today and head towards the iconic Busselton Jetty, the world's longest timber jetty (1841m). Indulge in a lunch of local Margaret River produce accompanied by beer and cider tastings at one of Margaret River's oldest breweries. Explore spectacular Mammoth Cave on a guided tour before a visit to see the enormous karri trees of the Boranup Forest. At the 39m tall Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, look down at the point where the Southern Ocean and Indian Ocean collide. As you travel back towards Perth, make a brief stop in Margaret River township and stroll the main street before heading back to Perth.
Day 7 - Farewell from Perth
Check out of your hotel after breakfast. one last chance to explore Perth before your journey home.