There is arguably no greater contrast in travel experiences than venturing inland from Australia’s capital cities.
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.
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.
Please note prices are subject to availability at time of booking or until sold out and may change without notice.
23 & 30 December 2020, 13 January 2021,
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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.
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