Indian Pacific Gold Class & WA Adventure
There’s no better way to appreciate the sheer breadth of Australia than by crossing every inch of it. By embarking on this transcontinental journey, you’ll be following in the footsteps of those who have dared to venture beyond the city limits. Stepping aboard the mighty Indian Pacific, you’ll feel a great sense of anticipation as this unforgettable Australian adventure begins to unfold. You will be making your way across the longest stretch of straight railway track in the world. With all of its variance, this is the definitive Australia.
8 Days $3990*
* PP Twin Share, Single add $ 350 Seniors Group Discount Rate
August 28, 2019
DAY 1 – Depart for Sydney, Board Indian Pacific Gold Class
Departing from your home port this morning, please arrive at Sydney Central Train Station Platform 1, by 1pm where our Tour Host will meet you and then we embark on an epic Indian Pacific transcontinental rail journey across Australia Sydney to Perth.
Flights under own arrangements (D & all beverages Gold Class) Overnight Train
DAY 2 – Broken Hill, Adelaide
Broken Hill, a classic mining town where the streets are wide and there is a pub on every corner. On your Off Train Excursion we visit the Pro Hart Gallery and many other attractions. Boarding again, we make our way arriving in Adelaide were we explore by coach, boutique wineries or Hanhdorf Village. (B,L,D & all beverages) Overnight Train.
DAY 3 – Cook, Rawlinna
Overnight we will have made our way from South Australia into Western Australia. Wake up and marvel at the raw beauty of the Nullarbor. Take some time to reflect on the changing landscapes in your journey and to enjoy the hospitality of the Outback Explorer Lounge .Your sense of wonder will be well and truly ignited when it comes time to set foot at Rawlinna that evening. Under brilliant desert stars, enjoy an evening stop to partake in a traditional Outback dinner under the wide Nullarbor skies while enjoying a chilled beverage and canapés. (B,L,D & all beverages) Overnight Train.
DAY 4 – Arrive Perth
This morning the Avon Valley comes into view The mild skies and cool green vales of this picturesque part of the world will truly delight. Arriving into Perth after lunch, we will be met by our coach and enjoy an orientation tour of this beautiful city including panoramic views of city’s skyline from Kings Parkbefore make our way to our accommodation. (B,L,D) Overnight Perth Ambassador
DAY 5 – Swan River Cruise & Fremantle Tour
Today after Breakfast we will depart on our relaxing cruise on the Swan River with interesting commentary of the sights and history en route to Fremantle. We will then enjoy a fascinating tour of the port city learning of it’s colorful history. After building up our appetites we will re board our vessel and enjoy a delicious buffet lunch on our journey back to the city. (B,L,D) Overnight Perth Ambassador
DAY 6 – The Pinnacles, Benedictine Abbey
Travelling through the Swan Valley we arrive at New Norcia, which is renowned for its Benedictine Abbey. We visit the Famous Benedictine Community with a guided tour of the town and main sites. Next we move on to the Abbey Church, followed by a visit to St Gertrude’s College, a grand gothic style building which opened in 1908. Fish and Chips for lunch at the New Norcia Hotel. Following lunch, we head off to the Western Wildflower Farm for a talk about how wildflowers are dried and exported. Continue on for an easy paced walk through the mystical Pinnacles Desert and see the Pinnacles from the look out over the park and if time permits make a visit to the Pinnacles Desert Discovery Centre. Return to Perth down the Indian Ocean Drive. (B, L ,D) Overnight Perth Ambassador
DAY 7 – Margaret River
Today we travel south driving through farmland with grazing cattle and passing by coastal towns. Arriving at Busselton, stop for morning tea (own expense) at the iconic Busselton Jetty, the longest timber jetty in the southern hemisphere. The to Margaret River Brewery for a gourmet platter lunch with complimentary beer and cider tastings. Following lunch, it’s on to Mammoth Cave for a guided tour through this gothic cave with vast chambers . Continuing south, through the Boranup Forest of enormous Karri Trees we reach the most fascinating part of the region, Augusta. Here at Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, marvel at the dividing point of the Southern & Indian Oceans, a rare phenomenon to view the meetings of the two Oceans. Then we head North to the township of Margaret River and stroll the main street, taking a break for a light dinner (own expense) then it’s back to Perth arriving in the evening. (B, L ) Overnight Perth Ambassador
DAY 8 – Perth Mint, Depart Perth
Following breakfast we will depart for the Perth Mint. We will enjoy a guided tour of this grand heritage building learning of the allure of gold that was established as a branch of Britain’s Royal Mint in 1899.We then are transferred to the airport and say goodbye to our new found friends after one of the most fascinating rail journeys in the world.
Return Flights under own arrangements. Please organize flights from 12.30pm onwards, Extra nights arranged upon rerquest
- Gold Class Service Indian Pacific
- Off Train Excursions included
- 4* Accommodation Perth
- Perth City Sites Tour
- Swan River Cruise & Buffet Lunch
- Fremantle Highlights Tour
- Pinnacles & Benedictine Abbey Tours
- Busselton, Margaret River, Augusta
- Mammoth Cave, Boranup Forest, Cape Leeuwin
- Perth Mint Guided Tour and Gold Pouring
- Fully Hosted by our Friendly Staff
Tour is subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances. A $1000 non refundable deposit is due upon booking with the remainder payable 60 days prior to departure. Full payment is also non refundable with in 60 days of departure. We highly recommend taking Travel Insurance. Please contact our office for a quote if you require travel insurance.