Treat yourself to a rail holiday on the iconic Indian Pacific. Enjoy one night in 5-star luxury in Perth before embarking on an epic cross-country journey to Sydney. This special Travel at 60 group departure will be a wonderful opportunity to make new friends among like-minded travel lovers.
We've put together a special Travel at 60 group holiday and you're invited! Bring your friends or make new ones along the way - it's your choice.
Enjoy relaxing in a 5-star Perth CBD hotel for one night before boarding the iconic Indian Pacific to experience one of the great rail journeys on your way to Sydney. Enjoy off-train excursions along the way to discover the stunning landscapes along the way.
Duxton Hotel, Perth - Deluxe Room
Located in the heart of Perth's CBD, The Duxton's deluxe rooms have a private ensuite bathroom and the majority have a full size bath and separate shower. Other room amenities include flat screen television, in house pay movies, Foxtel channels, coffee and tea making facilities, iron and ironing board, complimentary Wi-Fi and work desk with ergonomic chair.
The Indian Pacific - Gold Service cabins
Spend hours deep in conversation with a travelling partner or lose yourself in a lifetime of thoughts. And after a day of off-train activities, your cabin provides the perfect place to relax and recharge before heading for the lounge or dining carriage. With room to stretch out and all the comforts of home, Gold Service is the most popular level of service aboard The Indian Pacific. 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 Twin Cabin
This is your private oasis, a superbly comfortable overnight room to recline and let the rhythm of the tracks sway you to sleep ahead of your next adventure.
During the day, relax on the three-seater lounge that converts to your upper and lower sleeping berth at night. Enjoy the high quality linen, pillows, doonas and complimentary Australian-made toiletries. Gold Service Twin cabins have a compact ensuite with toilet, washbasin and shower giving you all the comfort, privacy and amenities you require.
Choose from six in-cabin music and journey commentary channels to add ambience to your travels. One of the highlights of your journey will undoubtedly be the quality of the all-inclusive food and wine you enjoy in the Queen Adelaide Restaurant.
Gold Service Single Cabin
After a day of off-train activities, your cabin provides the perfect place to relax and recharge before heading for the lounge or dining carriage. With room to stretch out and all the comforts of home, Gold Service is the most popular level of service aboard The Indian Pacific. You’ll enjoy private cabin accommodation together with all-inclusive dining, beverages and a range of fascinating Off-Train Excursions at key stops.
Your stylish and ultra-modern cabin cleverly accommodates your belongings with a series of compartments and shelving options incorporated into the compact design. Your comfortable seat with full leg extension bench seat by day converts to a cosy bed by night. Your own complimentary, quality Australian-made toiletries are included.
The soulful, reflective and contemplative nature of moving across the continent by train is ideally suited to travelling solo but you can be as quiet or as social as you wish.
Your Restaurant Manager arranges dining seating options to ensure you are always meeting fellow travellers over delicious meals and the Outback Explorer Lounge is a focal point for all daily social interactions.
And, of course, your fabulous and included choice of Off-Train Experiences mean you will be joining fellow guests as you experience the amazing places you visit together.
Inside your cabin, choose from six music and journey commentary channels to add background ambience to your travels, and you have numerous power supply outlets to keep your devices charged.
Please note prices are subject to availability at time of booking.
21-25 August 2021 - ONE DEPARTURE ONLY!
Are you a solo traveller? If you're willing to share, we can pair you with another solo traveller so that you can avoid paying a single supplement. Subject to availability of another guest of the same gender willing to share.
Why not extend your stay? Perth and the surround regions have so much to see - spend the day or overnight on Rottnest Island, or enjoy a cruise through the Swan Valley and enjoy wine tasting of the local varieties. Fremantle has a great marine history and is a great place to spend the day. If you have a few days, why not head to the Margaret River region to sample the local produce and visit the national parks along the way.
Let our consultants know if you would like to extend your stay in Perth or Sydney and want us to book sightseeing tours, car hire or airport transfers for you.
Call our local travel team on 1300 414 198 to book your Perth & Indian Pacific holiday.
21 AUG 2021: ARRIVE PERTH
On arrival in Perth, make your own way to the Duxton Hotel Perth. The rest of the day is free for you to explore the city.
Please let us know if you would like to extend your stay in Perth so that we can provide a cost for your additional accommodation and if required, sightseeing tours. We can also book a private vehicle transfer from the airport to hotel - just ask our consultants for details.
22 AUG 2021: PERTH (Board the Indian Pacific) & KALGOORLIE
This morning after breakfast, make your way to the East Perth Terminal (approx 6-10 min drive from the hotel) to board the Indian Pacific for your journey across the nation.
Your journey from the Indian Ocean to the Pacific Ocean begins as you pull away from the platform in Perth mid-morning. Settle into your comfortable cabin and get to know the creature comforts of life onboard. Enjoy a modern Australian lunch as you glide through the picturesque rolling hills of the Avon Valley. After a relaxing afternoon onboard, enjoy a three-course dinner prior to your late evening arrival in the wild west township of Kalgoorlie.
23 AUG 2021: NULLARBOR PLAIN
Awake to the spectacular expanse of the Nullarbor Plain to watch the sunrise. Be captivated by the big blue skies and ancient stillness of the desert landscape, broken only by a mob of friendly kangaroos. Waiting ahead is the charm of the once-thriving Nullarbor railway community – now ghost town – of Cook. Sit back and relax as the train continues its trek across the longest single stretch of railway in the world. Another mouth-watering dinner is followed by relaxed conversation in the lounge before a restful night’s sleep.
24 AUG 2021: ADELAIDE & BROKEN HILL
On arrival in elegant Adelaide, you have the choice of a walking tour (seasonal), a behind-the-scenes tour of the world famous Adelaide Oval, or a coach tour of the city sights. This evening you’ll enjoy a stop at Broken Hill, Australia’s silver capital and home to a unique artistic community.
25 AUG 2021: BLUE MOUNTAINS & SYDNEY (Disembark the Indian Pacific)
Wake in the picturesque Blue Mountains. See the majestic Three Sisters at Echo Point and the views at Jamison Valley before completing your journey on our chartered NSW rail service (fully hosted by our staff) into Sydney Central Station. Alternatively, stay on board the Indian Pacific to travel directly to Sydney.
Willing to share:
One of the advantages of travelling on a Travel at 60 dedicated group departure is that we have the ability to match solo travellers, so that you can avoid paying the single supplement. Please note this is subject to availability of another traveller of the same gender willing to share.
Guests should bring an overnight bag to their cabin containing everything needed for the journey. Each guest travelling are entitled to checked in luggage, however checked in luggage cannot be accessed during the journey. In Gold service guests are allowed 2 bags x 30kg and guests travelling in Platinum Service are allowed 3 bags x 30kg.
Can I take any pets or animals with me on-train?
No - the only animals permitted on GSR services are specially trained dogs for the vision and hearing impaired.
Can I take my walking frame/wheelchair/ scooter on board the train?
No - these items must be checked-in as stored luggage. A specially modified pushchair can be requested for use on train (with the assistance of a Carer or travelling companion) - PLEASE INFORM US AT TIME OF BOOKING.
Does the train carry power outlets for CPAC machines?
Cabins on the Indian Pacific have 240V power outlets installed which can be used for a CPAC machine. It is recommended that a surge arrestor/protector be used to protect the machine when it is plugged in case of a power surge.
Can I pre-book my Off-Train Excursions?
Off Train Excursions preferences can only be organised once on board the train and are not able to be pre-booked.
Do I need any cash or credit cards onboard?
As the rail journeys are all-inclusive you will not need to buy anything unless you choose to purchase an Off Train Excursion upgrade or souvenirs, which you can do onboard utilising our EFTPOS or credit card facilities.
Dress Code onboard the train?
Smart casual attire is suggested for guests travelling in Platinum Service and Gold Service. Warm clothes are recommended for evenings onboard the train, as the air-conditioning can be cool. It is recommended that guests pack a hat, sunscreen and comfortable walking shoes for off-train touring. Sensible shoes are advisable for walking between carriages. Long, sturdy pants may be required for some Off Train Excursions.
Travel at 60 and supplier booking conditions apply. Please note minimum numbers are required for this group to operate.
A non-refundable deposit of $500 per person is due within 7 days of booking with the balance due to be paid in full no later than Friday 18 June 2021.