The Legendary Indian Pacific & Western Australia

There are few train journeys that are as magical as the Indian Pacific. Starting in Adelaide and traversing across Australia’s Outback (in style, we might add), this 10-day tour is guaranteed to be a journey you won’t forget!


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Now from $7,589*pp twin share

10 Days | Adelaide to Perth

Inclusions:

  • First-Class or Superior First-Class with private bath or shower including hotel taxes, porterage, tips and service charges 
  • 9 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners
  • Touring by private, air-conditioned motorcoach. 2-night train journey
    on the Indian Pacific (Gold class)

Highlights:

  • Explore the stunning Barossa Vallet for a tour, tasting and lunch at Jacob's Creek, followed by a tasting at Seppeltsfield Vineyard.
  • Step off the Indian Pacific for dinner under the stars in remote Rawlinna.
  • Spend a luxurious 2 nights in the Margaret River region at Pullman Bunker Resort, nestled against the crystal-clear waters of Bunker Bay.

Departure Date: 16 Nov 2021

Tour Code: PF



Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Adelaide

Welcome to Adelaide! Schedule flights to arrive by 4 pm in time for a welcome meeting and drinks, featuring local South Australian wines and spirits.


Day 2: Adelaide. Excursion to Kangaroo Island 

Travel by motorcoach and ferry to Kangaroo Island. A full day visit to the “Galapagos of Australia”. Sightseeing includes scenic photo stops, a visit to Seal Bay Conservation Park to learn about the endangered Australian Sea Lions and to take a walk on the beach with a Park Ranger. Afterward, visit the Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park to see native koalas, wallabies, and wombats. Hear the stories of rescuing and treating injured wildlife during the recent bushfires. Your visit here gives back to this organisation and ensures the care of these animals. End the day with a visit to Flinders Chase National Park to see Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch. Return to Adelaide late this evening.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch


Day 3: Adelaide (Barossa Valley - Hahndorf) - The Indian Pacific  

Barossa Valley - Visit Jacob’s Creek for a tour, tasting, and special lunch. Afterward, a tasting at Seppeltsfield Vineyard.

Hahndorf - Time at leisure to explore this German heritage village. Browse the shops and art galleries, visit cellar doors, or grab a treat at one of the traditional bakeries and sweet shops.

Indian Pacific -  Enjoy a special “Flavours of South Australia” dinner before boarding one of the few truly transcontinental trains in the world.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 

NOTE: Plan to pack an overnight bag with necessities for the train portion of this tour, including medications, eyeglasses, and other important items. Your other baggage will be checked and you will not be able to access it until arrival in Perth. Your Train The Indian Pacific journeys across Australia’s unique landscapes. It travels across the plains of the Nullarbor, the world’s longest straight stretch of railway track, and offers a glimpse into the remote and beautiful region of the country. Experience this fascinating journey in the comfort of Gold Service, featuring private overnight sleeper cabins, a separate dining car, and access to the Outback Explorer Lounge – the perfect place to gather with friends to enjoy a drink as you marvel at the spectacular scenery. Twin cabins feature upper and lower berths, washbasin, toilet, and shower


Day 4: Indian Pacific

Relax today as you cross the spectacular expanse of the Nullarbor Plain. On board, you may wish to unwind in the lounge car and share stories with fellow travellers, play a game, snap a few photos from the large picture windows, or just relax with a glass of wine.

Rawlinna - Enjoy a special dinner Under the Stars at this remote and beautiful outpost. You’ll step off the train and be treated to musical entertainment, canapes and drinks around a bonfire, and then sit down for a delicious prepared dinner. Look up and enjoy the magnificent night sky. It is sure to be a highlight of your holiday!

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 

NOTE: Dinner Under the Stars is weather-dependent. Off-train experiences are subject to change and will be advised by the Tour Director while on tour.


Day 5: Indian Pacific - Perth 

Continue across the remote yet beautiful region of the country and marvel at the ever changing landscape passing by your window. Perth - Arrive mid-afternoon. The remainder of the day is at leisure.Enhance your free time in Perth with a fun peddle tour via rickshaw around the lively streets of the city.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch 

Day 6: Perth - Excursion to Fremantle & Rottnest Island - Fremantle

Fremantle - Orientation tour. Ferry to Rottnest Island.

Rottnest Island - Tour of the island followed by afternoon at leisure. Make sure to snap a selfie with the island’s famous residents, the Quokkas. Other options include snorkelling, hiring a bike and exploring more on your own, or relaxing on the beach. Return by ferry to Perth. Evening at leisure.

Meals: Breakfast


Day 7: Perth : Busselton - Margaret River Region

Busselton - Spend time at the 150-year-old jetty which is 1.8km long and the longest timber-piled jetty in the Southern Hemisphere.

Margaret River Region - Welcome to Country ceremony and Guided Cultural Experience.

Spend the next two nights at the enchanting Pullman Bunker Bay Resort nestled alongside the crystal-clear waters of beautiful Bunker Bay. At the resort, enjoy a fresh contemporary style, attentive service, beautifully landscaped native gardens, and an amazing location in the heart of the Margaret River region.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Stay: two nights, Pullman Bunker Bay Resort



Day 8: Margaret River Region

Free time this morning to explore more on your own, tasting and lunch at Xanadu Winery, visit Surfers Point, tasting and discussion at the Margaret River Chocolate Company.

Meals: breakfast, Lunch


Day 9: Margaret River Region- Perth 

Margaret River Region - Coffee samplings at Yahava Koffeeworks, Dolphin Eco cruise with the chance to meet the local Bottlenose Dolphins.

Perth - A progressive farewell dinner while enjoying some of Perth’s best-kept secrets.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner


Day 10: Perth

Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning. You may also choose to extend your time in Perth and explore more on your own. Extra nights are available for purchase.

Meals: Breakfast


*Terms and Conditions: Price correct as of 28 June 2021. Prices are per person based on twin share accommodation. Prices, itineraries and inclusions are subject to availability and can change at any time without notice. Booking, payment and cancellation conditions apply. Photo Credit: Tourism Western Australia. Contact your travel agent for more information. SUPPLIER: Globus