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The Indian Pacific: Sydney to Adelaide with Flinder's Ranges and Wilpena Pound

December 2020 & January 2021 departures!

There is arguably no greater contrast in travel experiences than venturing inland from Australia’s capital cities.

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About this holiday

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Your journey at a glance

In just a few hours, journeying from the bright lights of a modern metropolis to the stirring silence of the vast outback is an experiential and emotional shift unparalleled anywhere. This holiday adventure, departing from Sydney, presents the incredible diversity, splendour and awe-inspiring scale of the outback in spectacular style aboard the Indian Pacific.


  • Visit Mount Remarkable National Park
  • Explore Quorn and the Old Ghan Railway Station
  • Entry to Flinders Ranges National Park
  • See the incredible rock formations of Wilpena Pound, Brachina and Bunyeroo Gorges
  • Pass through the wine region of Clare Valley


  • 2 days/1 night aboard the Indian Pacific, Sydney to Adelaide, including all meals, beverages and Off Train Excursion in Broken Hill
  • Transfer from Adelaide Parklands Terminal to hotel
  • 3 nights accommodation in Adelaide
  • 3 days/2 nights Flinders Ranges and Outback small group Eco Safari including accommodation and guided touring
  • 3 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 3 dinners


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Gold Single Cabin

Adina Apartment Hotel Treasury Adelaide:

Timelessly elegant, the Adina Apartment Hotel Adelaide Treasury, is conveniently located in the heart of Adelaide’s vibrant CBD. Overlooking Victoria Square, the beautifully restored UNESCO recognised renovation is reflective of Adelaide’s architectural beauty. Opposite the Town hall and GPO, the former treasury building is minutes away from Adelaide’s Central Market and Rundle Mall.

Wilpena Pound Resort:

Wilpena Pound Resort is the only accommodation located within the Ikara Flinders Ranges National Park, 430km north of Adelaide. This extraordinary landscape is 800 million years old and has been home to Adnyamathanha people for tens of thousands of years. Enjoy a haven of outback hospitality with 60 hotel rooms, 15 glamping safari tents, a picturesque campground, National Park Visitor Information Centre, restaurant, bar/bistro, swimming pool and general store.

The Indian Pacific - Gold Class cabin:

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

Travel dates


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

Departure dates:

23 & 30 December 2020, 13 January 2021,

  • Gold Twin cabinfrom $2,849 pp
  • Gold Single cabin from $2,989
  • Platinum Twin cabin from $3,629 pp - HURRY, limited cabins left!

Want to explore more of Adelaide and the surrounding region? 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!



Day 1 - Board the Indian Pacific in Sydney (D)

Departing Sydney's Central Station, the anticipation builds for the trip ahead as you settle into your first evening on the Indian Pacific, enjoying the sumptuous food, wine, service and social atmosphere of this much-loved rail journey
OVERNIGHT: 2 nights Indian Pacific

Day 2 - Indian Pacific, Broken Hill and Adelaide (B, L)

After breakfast, prepare for your first Off Train Excursion in Broken Hill followed by a day enjoying the outback scenery. In the afternoon, arrive in Adelaide where you’ll have the afternoon free to explore the city ahead of your unforgettable outback adventure.
OVERNIGHT: 1 night Adina Apartment Hotel Treasury Adelaide

Day 3 - Adelaide to Wilpena Pound (L,D)

You are about to be immersed in a pocket of Australia where legends were born. Your expertly guided outback Eco Safari begins by heading north along the coast through Port Wakefield and Port Germein, and onward to the Southern Flinders Ranges to Mount Remarkable National Park. It’s here you’ll explore 600 million year old mountain peaks and enjoy gorgeous views over Spencer Gulf before venturing further through picturesque Pichi Richi Pass and Quorn – once the starting point of the original Ghan Railway.For the remainder of the day, expect to see an abundance of native wildlife as you pass through ghost towns heading for your accommodation at Wilpena Pound Resort.
OVERNIGHT: 2 nights Wilpena Pound Resort

Day 4 - Wilpena Pound (B, L, D)

Today is all about exploring an icon of the outback. Enjoy a self-guided walk along dry creek beds to Wangara Lookout to view spectacular Wilpena Pound.After taking in the stunning beauty of this amazing natural amphitheatre, your exploration and geological understanding of the outback continues at Bunyeroo and Brachina Gorges – home to some of the oldest rockformations and fossils on earth.

Day 5 - Wilpena Pound to Adelaide (B, L)

The journey back to Adelaide descends through the magnificent Southern Flinders Ranges toward the acclaimed wine country of the Clare Valley.
OVERNIGHT: 2 night Adina Apartment Hotel Treasury Adelaide

Day 6 - Leisure Day

Today is yours to enjoy a stroll aroundAdelaide’s shopping district or take atram to beautiful beachside Glenelg.

Day 7- Farewell

It’s time to check out of your accommodation after a rich and rewarding discovery of outback Australia.Take home with you the wonderful memories made on this remarkable journey.



Payment Terms:

  • Platinum Everyday Purchase - Please note a $1,100 per person deposit is required within 7 days from booking. Balance is due 50 days prior to departure.
  • Gold Single/Gold Twin - Please note a $600 per person deposit is required within 7 days from booking. Balance is due 50 days prior to train’s departure.

Cancellation Policy:

  • Everyday Fares - 99+ day prior to departure = $100 per person cancellation fee. Cancel between 98 - 51 days prior to departure = Loss of deposit. Cancel within 51 days prior to departure = 100% cancellation fees apply
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