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Ride the Indian Pacific from Perth-Sydney, then enjoy three nights at Sydney Harbour! (Apr & Sep 2023)

Experience one of the world's greatest train journeys from Perth to Sydney, then cap it off with three nights of 4-star accommodation at Rydges Sydney Harbour. Call now on 1300 414 198 to book your epic cross-continent adventure.

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$3,543PP
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DURATION
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6 nights
WHAT'S INCLUDED
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About this holiday

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Your rail holiday at a glance

Experience the world’s only continuous transcontinental journey and travel through some of Australia’s most diverse landscapes on the mighty Indian Pacific. Follow the path of bush pioneers, gold rush prospectors, and legendary adventurers as you make an epic transcontinental crossing aboard the Indian Pacific.

Afterwards, take your time in Sydney with three nights accommodation and marvel at one of Australia’s most iconic places with a Sydney Harbour Cruise.

(Already live in Sydney? We also offer this package with a 5-star stay in Perth prior to your journey. Or, by request, we can happily combine the two options into one amazing 9-night adventure, featuring time in both cities!)

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Ponder the vastness of the Australian continent as you cross the Nullarbor Plain
  • Experience outback mining heritage in Kalgoorlie
  • Enjoy sightseeing and fine food and wine around cosmopolitan Adelaide
  • Travel through the World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains to Sydney
  • Explore the energetic, harbour city of Sydney

Inclusions

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  • 3 nights aboard the Indian Pacific travelling from Perth to Sydney (including all meals, beverages and Off Experiences in Kalgoorlie, Rawlinna, Cook, Adelaide and the Blue Mountains)
  • 3 nights’ accommodation in Sydney at the 4-star Rydges Sydney Harbour including breakfast daily
  • Sydney Harbour Cruise

Accommodation

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Watch the landscape pass by through large panoramic windows on the Indian Pacific

The Indian Pacific

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 Twin, a comfortable sleeper cabin featuring private en suite and upper and lower berths that convert to a three-seater lounge by day
  • Gold Single, a compact sleeper cabin featuring a bed that converts to a seat by day and shared shower/toilet facilities located at the end of the carriage

Rydges Sydney Harbour, The Rocks

Located just one street back from the Overseas Passenger Terminal in Circular Quay, a heritage site dating back to 1926, Rydges Sydney Harbour sits amongst the undisturbed cobblestone laneways of the city’s oldest neighbourhood. You’ll find an array of boutique shops and galleries and plenty of cafes and restaurants on your doorstep. Within a few minutes walk you’ll be at Sydney Harbour, where you can check out the Museum of Contemporary Art or the Sydney Opera House, head to Circular Quay and hop on a ferry to Manly Beach or Taronga Zoo, or catch a train to other noted Sydney hotspots.

All rooms come with free high-speed internet, a flatscreen TV, spacious ensuites and plenty of natural light. Other hotel amenities include rooftop pool, full-service housekeeping and more.

Travel dates

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Please note prices are subject to availability at time of booking and may change without notice.

Choose from two departures

  • 30 April to 6 May 2023
  • from $3,543 per person twin share
  • from $3,830 Single Traveller
  • 3 September to 9 September 2023
  • from $3,983 per person twin share
  • from $4,270 Single Traveller

Call our friendly Australian travel team on 1300 414 198 to hold your place!

Itinerary

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Please note that itinerary is subject to change without notice.

Day 1 - Board the Indian Pacific in Perth

Your journey from the Indian Ocean to the Pacific Ocean begins as you pull away from the platform in Perth at 9am. 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.

  • Stay: Indian Pacific - Gold Service cabin
  • Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 2 - Indian Pacific, 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.

  • Stay: Indian Pacific - Gold Service cabin
  • Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3 - Indian Pacific, Adelaide

Get to know Adelaide, a true foodie city and the hub of the world-beating South Australian wine industry. 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.

  • Stay: Indian Pacific - Gold Service cabin
  • Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 - Indian Pacific, Blue Mountains & Sydney

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 arriving at approx. 1130am. Make your way to the Rydges Sydney Harbour, The Rocks for check in, the rest of the day is yours to explore at leisure.

  • Stay: Rydges Sydney Harbour, The Rocks
  • Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 5 - Sydney

Today enjoy a relaxing breakfast and free time to explore the harbour city. Today, you'll enjoy a cruise on Sydney Harbour. Experience the vastness of Sydney Harbour with its many secluded beaches and spectacular sandstone cliffs. Visit one of Sydney Harbour National Park's protected Islands; a hidden gem right in the middle of the harbour and discover natural bush land, once common around Sydney. Listen to commentary on the history of Sydney Harbour as well as details of the marine life that inhabits its sandy beaches, grassy sea beds and rocky shores. Opportunity to swim at one of Sydney's hidden beaches…

  • Stay: Rydges Sydney Harbour, The Rocks
  • Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 6 - Sydney

Today is yours to explore Sydney at leisure. Why not check out the Museum of Contemporary Art or the Sydney Opera House, head to Circular Quay and hop on a ferry to Manly Beach or Taronga Zoo or visit the Royal Botanic Gardens and the Domain, the choices are endless.

Ask your travel consultant about booking Hunter Valley Scenic Wine and Dine Tour with Lunch Full-Day Tour from $205 per person or Blue Mountains Deluxe Tour from $345 per person

  • Stay: Rydges Sydney Harbour, The Rocks
  • Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 7 - Homeward Bound

Sadly your holiday comes to an end after a relaxing breakfast and checking out of the hotel.

  • Included Meals: Breakfast

Questions

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Standard of dress onboard the train:
It is your holiday and we want you to be comfortable, so smart casual attire is recommended. 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. 

Cabins onboard the train:
Single Gold Cabins - compact sleeper cabin featuring a bed that converts to a seat by day, private vanity, with shared shower/toilet facilities located at the end of the carriage.

Twin Gold Cabins - comfortable sleeper cabin featuring upper and lower sleeping berths that convert to a three-seater lounge by day. Private compact en suite featuring a shower and toilet.

Luggage Allowance:
Guests should bring an overnight bag to their cabin containing everything needed for the journey
. Each guest travelling is 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.

Couldn't find an answer to your question? Ask us!

Fine print

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Travel at 60 and supplier booking conditions apply.

Valid for new bookings only. All product is subject to availability and may be withdrawn or varied without notice.