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.
Your Rail Journey
Your Cruise Journey
Book now and receive the below amenities included per person in your cruise fare:
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.
Overnight: Hyatt Regency Perth
8 December 2024 - Perth
This 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
4 to 22 December 2024 - Rail, Accommodation and Cruise Package
*Please note: Advertised fares are available until allocation is exhausted and prices may fluctuate without notice.
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.
Hyatt 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.
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.
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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