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Ride the Indian Pacific from Sydney-Perth, then cruise back via Australia's south coast! (Dec 2024)

Drinks package + Free prepaid crew appreciation + Shore Excursion credit + Wi-Fi + more*

Enjoy an epic transcontinental train journey on the Indian Pacific (with a fantastic itinerary of off-train experiences along the way), stay overnight in Perth, head back the long way with a cruise of Australia's south coast, take a quick detour to Tasmania, and return to Sydney in time for Christmas!

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About this holiday

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Ride the Indian Pacific from Sydney to Perth...

Embark on an incredible transcontinental journey from Sydney to Perth.

Unwind with a night in Perth, then travel back to Sydney the long way with a two-week cruise from Fremantle to Sydney.

Secure your cruise for 2024 now and receive BONUS ammenities including, Shore excursions credit. Elite drinks package, speciality dining, free WiFi & prepaid gratuities.



Y​our Rail Journey

  • 4 days / 3 nights on the Indian Pacific
  • All-inclusive meals, fine wines, and beverages
  • A regionally-inspired menu paired with a selection of local wines
  • Off -train experiences in Broken Hill, Adelaide and surrounds, Cook, Rawlinna and Perth enjoy off train experiences in Broken Hill, Adelaide and surrounds, Cook, Rawlinna and Perth
  • 1​ night accommodation at the Hyatt Regency Perth with breakfast

Your C​ruise Journey

  • 13 nights on the Westerdam
  • Food and dining - enjoy three meals a day included in the standard cruise fare.
  • Onboard activities
  • Nightly entertainment

Book now and receive the below amenities included per person in your cruise fare:

  • Shore Excursions - US$200 Shore Excursion Credit
  • Drinks Package - Elite Beverage Package​
  • Choose from a large selection top shelf wine, beer, spirits and cocktails, plus non-alcoholic options like sodas, specialty coffees and more
  • Specialty Dining - Enhance your cruise with 3 nights of award-winning specialty dining at Pinnacle Grill, Canaletto or Tamarind.
  • Wi-Fi - Stay connected throughout your journey. Surf the web, use social media, check email and send messages to friends and family.
  • FREE Prepaid Crew Appreciation - Crew Appreciation, or stateroom gratuities, is covered for you (a value of $17 per day) to recognise the efforts of a wide variety of crew members who contribute to the experiences of all our guests.


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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

H​yatt Regency Perth

Located on the foreshore parklands of the picturesque Swan River, Hyatt Regency Perth offers the quintessential location. At the hotel you will find spacious guest rooms and suites, award-winning dining and an outdoor heated swimming pool to complete your home away from home experience. Savour unparalleled views coupled with a legacy of exemplary Hyatt service. 

Your Ship: Westerdam

Superbly refreshed, Westerdam cruise ship features excellent bar, entertainment and dining venues, plus completely reimagined suites. Westerdam is a fascinating destination in her own right and has won multiple Best Cruise Ship awards. On board, enjoy live entertainment with Music Walk™, including Lincoln Center Stage, B.B. King's Blues Club and Billboard Onboard. Feel immersed on your cruise with regional cooking demonstrations and food and wine tastings with Port to Table. Enrich your travel experience at the new Exploration Central atop the ship.

Travel dates


4 to 22 December 2024 - Rail, Accommodation and Cruise Package

  • Inside from $7,514 pp twin share / $9,457 pp sole use*
  • Ocean view from $7,774 pp twin share / $9,925 pp sole use*
  • Verandah from $9,914 pp twin share / $14,822 pp sole use*
  • Suites from $11,834 pp twin share*

*Please note: Advertised fares are available until allocation is exhausted and prices may fluctuate without notice.



4 December 2024- Sydney

Your transcontinental adventure begins in Sydney where you board the Indian Pacific. Prepare for a journey of contrasts, from lush vineyards to vast goldmines, majestic mountains to the barren expanse of the Nullarbor, from cities of four million to ghost towns of four.  As the train winds through the breathtaking Blue Mountains, explore the comforts of life onboard, get acquainted with your cabin and fellow travellers. After settling in, savour your first meal – a regionally-inspired dinner paired with all-inclusive fine wines and beverages.  After dinner, join fellow guests for a late night drink or head back to your cabin for your first night onboard.

The Indian Pacific departs Sydney at 1:55pm. Check in for your rail journey starts from 11:30am and closes at 12:55pm.

5 December 2024 - Broken Hill, Barossa Valley and Adelaide surrounds

You arrive in the ‘Silver City’ of Broken Hill as the day begins, where you embark on a morning of Off Train Excursions to discover the mining history and artistic culture of this unique town where the streets are wide and there’s a pub on every corner.  Lunch is served onboard as the Indian Pacific enters the southern tip of the spectacular and ancient Flinders Ranges. Arriving in the city of Adelaide in the afternoon, you have the choice of a tour of the city, a visit to the world famous Barossa Valley or McLaren Vale wine regions (seasonal), or a trip to the beautiful Adelaide Hills featuring the culinary delights of Hahndorf.

6 December 2024 - Nullarbor Plain

You’ll awake to the seemingly endless expanse of the Nullarbor Plain. Breakfast is served as you travel along the longest stretch of straight railway track in the world. This evening, your sense of wonder will be ignited as you enjoy the tranquillity of dinner under the brilliant desert stars in the remote and beautiful Rawlinna (seasonal).

7 December 2024 - Perth

Breakfast is served as you glide through the mild skies and cool green vales of the Avon Valley on your way to Perth, arriving after an on-board lunch.

Arriving into Perth at approx 3:00pm and make your own way to the Hyatt Regency Perth to check in for the night. The evening is yours to enjoy at leisure.

O​vernight: Hyatt Regency Perth

8 December 2024 - Perth

T​his morning enjoy breakfast at the hotel prior to making your own way to the Fremantle Cruise terminal to embark on your 14 day cruise from Fremantle to Sydney

  • 0​9 Dec 24 - Fremantle (Perth)
  • 1​0 Dec 24 - Albany
  • 1​1 Dec 24 - At Sea
  • 1​2 Dec 24 - At Sea
  • 1​3 Dec 24 - Port Lincoln
  • 1​4 Dec 24 - Adelaide
  • 1​5 Dec 24 - Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island
  • 1​6 Dec 24 - At Sea
  • 1​7 Dec 24 - Melbourne
  • 1​8 Dec 24 - At Sea
  • 1​9 Dec 24 - Hobart - Overnight
  • 2​0 Dec 24 - Hobart, Port Arthur
  • 2​1 Dec 24 - At Sea
  • 2​2 Dec 24 - A​rrive in Sydney this morning and disembark after this memorable rail and cruise package.



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.

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Fine print


Travel at 60 and supplier booking conditions apply.

R​ail pricing based on Advance Purchase Rate. - All pricing is subject to change and availability and can be withdrawn at anytime.

Have It All Early Booking Bonus Offer (“Early Booking Bonus Offer”) is available for a limited time, on a first-come, first-served basis, to the first guests that make a new booking in connection with the Early Booking Bonus Offer while it is available. Taxes, Fees & Port Expenses are included. All values herein are in USD. Holland America Cruise Line (“HAL”) may change or revoke the Offer or its parts at any time. Early Booking Bonus Offer is valued at US$130 per day. Other exclusions and terms may apply; void where prohibited. Early Booking Bonus Offer and its parts are neither transferable, substitutable, nor redeemable for cash. Early Booking Bonus Offer is available for 1st/2nd guests only and applies only to the cruise portion of Alaska cruisetours. Early Booking Bonus Offer fares available only on select 2024 and 2025departures. Elite Beverage Package has a daily limit of 15 beverages, including all beverages priced at US$15 or less, and includes beverage service charges. The Elite Beverage Package includes wine, beer, spirits, cocktails, non-alcoholic beverages, sodas, bottled water (sparkling or still, 400ml or less) and coffee. Guests must order one beverage at a time and be 21 years+ for alcoholic beverages. Sharing of any beverage or the package is not permitted. Beverage management/HAL reserve the right to revoke the package if misused and refuse service for any reason, including service of alcoholic beverages to intoxicated guests. Package excludes beverages purchased in The Shops, from the mini-bar, through 24-hour room service or on Half Moon Cay. Speciality Dining is based on cruise duration and ship type. For 6- to 9-day voyages, guests will receive one night at Pinnacle Grill, Canaletto or Tamarind. For ships without Tamarind, guests will receive one night at Pinnacle Grill or Canaletto. For 10- to 20-day voyages, guests will receive two nights: one night at Pinnacle Grill and one night at Canaletto or Tamarind. For ships without Tamarind, guests will receive two nights: one night at Pinnacle Grill and one night at Canaletto. For 21+ day voyages (excluding GrandVoyages), guests will receive three nights: one night at Pinnacle Grill, one night at Tamarind and one night at Canaletto. For ships without Tamarind, guests will receive three nights: two nights at Pinnacle Grill and one night at Canaletto. Offer excludes Speciality Dining Events in Pinnacle Grill such as Sel de Mer, A Taste of De Librije and Cellar Master Dinner. Reservations and dining times will be available to pre-reserve.Shore Excursion credit is based on cruise duration and is per person, not per stateroom. For Alaska cruise tours and 6- to 9-day voyages, eligible guests will receive US$100 credit per person to apply toward their shore excursion purchase(s). For 10- to 20-day voyages, eligible guests will receive US$200 credit per person to apply toward their shore excursion purchase(s). For 21+ day voyages (excluding Grand Voyages), eligible guests will receive US$300 credit per person to apply toward their shore excursion purchase(s). Shore Excursion credit must be used pre-cruise when applied toward an Alaska Cruisetour Land Excursion purchase.Shore Excursion credit must be used on corresponding cruise and is non-refundable. Shore Excursion credit cannot be redeemed for cash value or applied to a non–shore excursion item. Wi-Fi Premium Package: All onboard Internet usage is subject to HAL standard policies, which may limit browsing of some sites due to network security and bandwidth usage. Applications that use high bandwidth may be blocked and offerings are subject to change with or without notice. The plan can be activated on any device, but only one device can be actively connected at a time. Upgrades are available once on board for a single day, the remaining duration of the voyage or adding more devices. Offer applies to 1st/2nd guests in a stateroom only. Crew Appreciation: Receive prepaid stateroom gratuities on board. Gratuities for other services, including, but not limited to, bar, dining room, wine accounts and spa/salon services, are not included. HAL is not responsible or liable for any printing errors. Promotion is based on promotion code(s) N2 and based on double occupancy.