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Indian Pacific - Margaret River Indulgence

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Experience one of Australia’s most iconic rail journeys as you travel 4,352 km between Perth, Adelaide and Sydney aboard the Indian Pacific. Enjoy a part of Australia and its impressive landscape as you've never seen it.
Australia
Nature
Rail
Independent Holiday Packages

Highlights

3 Nights aboard the Indian Pacific Rail Journey

 

Stroll along the longest timber jetty in the southern hemisphere, Busselton Jetty

Be in awe by the tallest lighthouse on mainland Australia, Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse

Go underground and explore the gigantic limestone cave of Mammoth Cave. 

Witness mobs of western grey kangaroos in their natural environment

Delight in the tastes of Margaret River's specialties such as wine, craft beer, chocolate, cheese and more!

Your journey starts with a picturesque drive south to the fabulous Margaret River region, with several stops along the way. After some free time to browse the shops and galleries in the Margaret River township, it's time to head to your accommodation for the night. Take a walk to the new Elizabeth Quay, cruise the Swan River, stroll Kings Park, see the quokkas of Rottnest Express, or simply relax in the comfort of your accommodation. Take time out to enjoy the iconic train and relax on board in anticipation of your late-night arrival into the Golden Outback region.

After an exciting Off Train Excursion exploring the highlights of the South Australian capital, return to the Indian Pacific to continue your journey to Sydney. The next stop is Broken Hill where you'll again have a choice of excursions that showcase the rich mining, artistic and cinematic legacy of this frontier outback town. You’ll take in the full spectacle of the Blue Mountains right on Sydney's doorstep. After your arrival into Katoomba, select from numerous mountain experiences before completing your epic transcontinental crossing at Sydney's Central Station.

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Included

3-nights in Perth
2-nights in Margaret River
3-nights aboard the Indian Pacific - Perth to Sydney
Transfer to the Rail Terminal to board the Indian Pacific
Transfer from hotel to East Perth Rail Terminal to board the Indian Pacific
8 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 3 dinners
Margaret River Escape personalised touring
GOLD SERVICE INCLUSIONS ON THE INDIAN PACIFIC:
- Comfortable sleeper cabin featuring private en suite
- Upper & lower berths that convert to a 3-seater lounge
- Power outlets in cabin
- In-cabin music channels and journey audio commentary
- All-inclusive dining in the Queen Adelaide Restaurant
- All-inclusive alcoholic & non-alcoholic beverages
- All-inclusive Off Train Excursions and Short Stops
- Luggage allowance is 60kg per guest

Perth to Sydney

Itinerary

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Day 1
Perth

After making your own way to Perth, settle in to your accommodation. 

Overnight stay in Perth at Duxton Hotel Perth.

Perth
View of Perth
Day 2
Perth → Margaret River

Your journey starts with a picturesque drive south to the fabulous Margaret River region, with several stops along the way.

In Mandurah, a coffee break by the foreshore is followed by a visit to the Featured Wood Gallery and Museum in Bunbury. At Busselton, walk off your delicious lunch with a stroll along the longest timber jetty in the southern hemisphere.

After some free time to browse the shops and galleries in the Margaret River township, it's time to head to your accommodation for the night. 

Overnight stay in Margaret River at Margarets Beach Resort.

Breakfast, Lunch
Perth → Margaret River
Busselton
Day 3
Margaret River

Today is a sensory overload of impressive food, wine, culture and scenery as we indulge in regional specialties, including wine, craft beer, coffee, cheese, olive oil and chocolate from esteemed local producers. 

Overnight stay in Margaret River at Margarets Beach Resort.

Breakfast, Lunch
Margaret River
Sunset at Margaret River region
Day 4
Margaret River → Perth

Today, we head to Redgate Beach to hear stories of the shipwrecks that sit offshore, then head underground to explore the spectacular Mammoth Cave.

Next stop is the majestic Boranup Forest, dominated by 60 metre tall karri trees, and a tour of the tallest lighthouse on mainland Australia, Cape Leeuwin, before stopping for lunch. 

After lunch, it's time to head back to your Perth accommodation. 

Overnight stay in Perth at Duxton Hotel Perth.

Margaret River → Perth
Boranup Forest
Day 5
Perth

Today is yours to explore cosmopolitan Perth at your leisure. Take a walk to the new Elizabeth Quay, cruise the Swan River, stroll Kings Park, see the quokkas of Rottnest Express, or simply relax in the comfort of your accommodation. 

Optional Extra:

  • Morning Coffee, Culture and Art Tour - ask our friendly team for more details on this

Overnight stay in Perth at Duxton Hotel Perth.

Perth
Shops at Perth
Day 6
Indian Pacific Journey: Perth → Avon Valley → Golden Outback

This morning you will join the Indian Pacific, departing Perth and heading east through the delightful Avon Valley. Take time out to enjoy the iconic train and relax on board in anticipation of your late-night arrival into the Golden Outback region

Overnight stay aboard the Indian Pacific.

 All-inclusive Australian wines, beers, base spirits and non-alcoholic beverages included 

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Indian Pacific Journey: Perth → Avon Valley → Golden Outback
Perth terminal
Day 7
Indian Pacific Journey: Golden Outback → Nullarbor Plain → Cook

Wake to a spectacular Nullarbor sunrise. Relax throughout the morning taking in the outback vistas before a regionally-inspired menu of modern Australian cuisine and fine wines await you for lunch.

Then visit the extraordinary and slightly eerie ghost town of Cook, home to a thriving population of four. 

  • Off Train Experiene in Cook.

Overnight stay aboard the Indian Pacific.

 All-inclusive Australian wines, beers, base spirits and non-alcoholic beverages

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Indian Pacific Journey: Golden Outback → Nullarbor Plain → Cook
Nullarbor Plain
Day 8
Indian Pacific Journey: Cook → Adelaide → Broken Hill

As the landscape changes again and rich ochre sands make way for forests and farmlands, you will arrive into Adelaide.

  • Off Train Experience in Adelaide

After an exciting Off Train Excursion exploring the highlights of the South Australian capital, return to the Indian Pacific to continue your journey to Sydney.

The next stop is Broken Hill where you'll again have a choice of excursions that showcase the rich mining, artistic and cinematic legacy of this frontier outback town. 

  • Off Train Experience in Broken Hill

Overnight stay aboard the Indian Pacific.

 All-inclusive Australian wines, beers, base spirits and non-alcoholic beverages

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Indian Pacific Journey: Cook → Adelaide → Broken Hill
Indian Pacific in Broken Hill
Day 9
Indian Pacific Journey: Broken Hill → Blue Mountains → Katoomba → Sydney

When you wake this morning, take in the full spectacle of the Blue Mountains right on Sydney's doorstep.

  • Off Train Experience in Katoomba.

After your arrival into Katoomba, select from numerous mountain experiences before completing your epic transcontinental crossing at Sydney's Central Station. 

Breakfast, Lunch
Indian Pacific Journey: Broken Hill → Blue Mountains → Katoomba → Sydney
Katoomba

Additional information

Official language
English
Currency
Australian Dollars (AUD)
8 nights
from AUD3,939
per person, twin share
Australia
Perth
Sydney
Nature, Rail
Independent Holiday Packages
January 2021 - November 2021

Hotel options

Duxton Hotel Perth
Duxton Hotel Perth

Perth
Offers elegant chambers to its visitors in the heart of the Town. Keep well-nourished in an impudently refurbished bed where you can rest well & comfortably.

Margarets Beach Resort
Margarets Beach Resort

Margaret River
It's the ideal spot in the renowned Margaret River Wine Area for a lovely getaway or a notable family vacation. Enjoy a wonderful holiday apartment.

Optional Extras

Upgrade to Platinum service aboard the Indian Pacific.

Features of Platinum:

  • Spacious double or twin cabin almost twice the size of a Gold Service twin cabin
  • Outback experiences
  • Panoramic windows offering views from both sides of the train
  • Access to the exclusive Platinum Club for dining and socialising
  • Freshly prepared continental breakfast served upon request in-cabin
  • Refreshments served in cabin
  • Australian Appelles Apothecary toiletries
  • Haigh’s chocolates & Bollinger champagne
  • Nightcap at turndown
  • 90kg checked in luggage (60kg in Gold Service)
  • Private transfers at the start/end of your journey (within 60km)

Important notes

Advertised “from price” is based on ‘ADVANCE PURCHASE’ Rail Journey Fares and must be paid in full at time of booking. Pricing varies on each departure and is subject to availability. Please enquire with our team for exact pricing, upgrade options and departure dates.

Exclusions

  • Flights - Please contact our team to add flights onto this package. 

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