Enjoy this 12 day train and cruise package that encompasses luxury train travel aboard the Indian Pacific and an 8 day cruise aboard the Astor to Tasmania. Start your journey with an unforgettable trip aboard the Indian Pacific and stop at Broken Hill on your way to Adelaide. Spend a day in Adelaide before boarding your 8 day cruise to Tasmania. Visit the beautiful city of Hobart and the industrial town of Burnie, (along with either Melbourne or Port Arthur depending on your departure date) before returning to Adelaide. Themes include: South Australia, New South Wales, Tasmania, Victoria, Departs from Adelaide, Indian Pacific, Ocean Cruise, Returns from Sydney. + Show more
Indian Pacific Train Sydney to Adelaide (Gold Service)
Astor 8 Day Tasmania Cruise from Adelaide (Twin Inner Cabin)
All Flights (e.g home to Sydney & Adelaide to home)
7 Nights Twin Inner Cabin aboard the Astor
2 Nights Accommodation in Adelaide
1 Night Gold Cabin Accommodation on the Indian Pacific (2 Nights Adelaide to Perth)
All meals onboard the Astor, FREE afternoon tea and late night snacks, Captain’s Cocktail Party (selected sailings), self service tea and coffee, FREE Big show entertainment, cabarets and classical interludes, a range of FREE daytime activities and leisure facilities, FREE guest lecture programmes, FREE porterage of luggage to your cabin, Cabin Steward service, use of the Waldorf, Ubersee, Admiral’s Salon and Commodore’s Salon restaurants.
All meals onboard the Indian Pacific, FREE beverages throughout your journey, FREE toiletries kit, Cabin Steward Service, in-cabin music and commentary, use of ‘Outback Explorer Lounge’
All Indian Pacific Off-Train Excursions & Activities (eg Broken Hill, Kalgoorlie, Rawlinna, Cook)
Transfers from Indian Pacific Train Station to Adelaide hotel
Transfers from Adelaide Hotel to Port Adelaide Cruise Passenger Terminal
Transfers from Port Adelaide Cruise Passenger Terminal to Adelaide Airport
FREE DISCOVER AUSTRALIA Bonus Voucher Book ($500 Value discounts and bonuses in South Australia)
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DAYS 1-2 Indian Pacific to Adelaide
Depart Sydney today to begin your journey. Experience luxury train travel from the comfort of your Gold Twin Cabin. Enjoy sumptuous meals in the Queen Adelaide Restaurant or meet fellow travellers in the Outback Explorer Lounge.
See below for full details on your Indian Pacific journey.
Rail Transfer, 1 Night Gold Service Cabin on the Indian Pacific (2 Night ex Perth), 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner, Luxury Broken Hill Coach Tour (Sydney to Adelaide customers only), Luxury Kalgoorlie Coach Tour (Perth to Adelaide customers only).
DAY 3 Explore Adelaide
Explore the beautiful city of Adelaide, known as the City of Churches. Visit Glenelg, one of the wineries of the famous Barossa Valley or the nature lovers’ paradise that is Kangaroo Island. Enjoy discovering beautiful Adelaide at your own pace. Overnight Adelaide Accommodation.
DAY 4 Board the Astor
Today get transferred from your central Adelaide hotel to Port Adelaide Passenger Cruise Terminal to board the Astor for your 8 day cruise to Tasmania.
Hotel to Port Transfer, Dinner, Late Night Snacks, Overnight Accommodation on board the Astor.
DAY 5 At Sea
Relax aboard the Astor while you cruise towards Melbourne and make use of the on board facilities and day time activities. Breakfast, Lunch, Afternoon Tea, Dinner, Late Night Snacks, Overnight Accommodation on board the Astor.
DAY 6 Melbourne
Arrive in the cosmopolitan city of Melbourne today, voted the most liveable city in the world. Explore the fascinating city, choose from a range of optional shore excursions or spend the day on board the ship. The choice is yours.
Breakfast, Optional Shore Excursions, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night Snacks, Overnight Accommodation on board the Astor.
DAY 7 At Sea
Spend the at sea and make use of the facilities on board the Astor such as the Wellness Centre or take part in some of the daytime activities such as guest speakers and arts and crafts workshops (selected sailings).
Breakfast, Lunch, Afternoon Tea, Dinner, Late Night Snacks, Overnight Accommodation on board the Astor.
DAYS 8-9 Hobart
Blessed with an abundance of natural beauty, this charming city is situated on the beautiful Derwent River and has a well-earned reputation as a world-class destination for food and wine lovers. The historic and scenic capital of Tasmania is Australia's second-oldest city. Marvel at Hobart's rich colonial heritage which is evident in its beautifully preserved Georgian and Victorian era buildings. You'll be beguiled by the renowned Salamanca Place, the vibrant, waterfront heart of Hobart with its bars, restaurants and exciting shopping opportunities. The city's breathtaking backdrop is the rugged Mount Wellington contrasting with the cobalt waters of the city's waterfront right out to the exquisite Peppermint Bay.
Choose from a range of optional shore excursion to explore this beautiful city or explore Hobart on your own. The choice is yours. If you do not wish to disembark, you can choose to stay on board make use of the wide range of facilities aboard the Astor.
Breakfast, Lunch, Afternoon Tea, Dinner, Late Night Snacks, Overnight Accommodation on board The Astor.
DAY 10 Burnie
Burnie is a port city with an industrial past that has reinvented itself as a vibrant and creative city on a beautiful stretch of Tasmania's North West Coast.
Nestled around Emu Bay on Bass Strait, Burnie has been an industrial centre for most of its existence. Since the closure of its paper pulp mill, the city has taken a creative approach to promoting itself and the many makers who call it home.
Choose from a range of optional shore excursion to explore this beautiful city. If you do not wish to disembark, you can choose to stay on board make use of the wide range of facilities aboard the Astor.
Breakfast, Lunch, Afternoon Tea, Dinner, Late Night Snacks, Overnight Accommodation on board The Astor.
DAY 11 At Sea
Relax aboard the Astor while you cruise back to Adelaide and make use of the on board facilities and day time activities. Breakfast, Lunch, Afternoon Tea, Dinner, Late Night Snacks, Overnight Accommodation on board the Astor.
DAY 12 Return to Adelaide and Fly Home
Return to Adelaide this morning and get transferred to your to Adelaide airport for your flight home.
Port to Airport Transfer.
Inclusions onboard the Indian Pacific
Relax in your private Gold Service Cabin and watch the landscapes of Australia pass by through your large window. Enjoy all meals onboard the Indian Pacific in the stylish Queen Adelaide Restaurant Car (flexible times, hearty breakfasts, two course lunches, three course dinners). Your package includes FREE soft drinks, beers, high-quality standard wines, base spirits, tea and coffee throughout your journey on board. You will also receive a FREE toiletries kit. You have Cabin Steward service, in-cabin music and detailed journey commentary (available from your cabin sound system) and you will love the cosy but exclusive atmosphere of the Outback Explorer Lounge. Your package includes Gold Service but can be upgraded to Platinum Service.
Upgrade to Platinum Service: Experience the luxury of larger cabin space (twice the size of a Gold Service Twin Cabin) along with private Platinum Transfers, in-cabin breakfasts and access to the exclusive new Platinum Lounge and Restaurant. See Upgrade Options below for details.
Inclusions onboard the Astor
Relax in your private cabin on board the Astor while you sail the Indian Ocean and enjoy FREE full board cuisine with a selection of international cuisine, afternoon teas and late night snacks and self-service tea and coffee. Experience FREE on board big show entertainment, cabarets, and classical interludes. Choose from a range of FREE daytime activities, leisure facilities and on board guest lecture programmes (selected sailings). Enjoy on board leisure facilities such as an Indoor and Outdoor pool, a sauna, steam room, a fully equipped hair salon and a Duty Free arcade with boutiques, jewellers and perfumeries. Enjoy meals from a variety of styles of restaurants. Enjoy a la carte meals at the Waldorf restaurant, buffet meals at the Ubersee restaurant and enjoy speciality meals at the admiral’s Salon and Commodore’s Salon. Your package includes an inner cabin but can be upgraded to a range of cabins.
Upgrade to a Superior Twin Inner: Upgrade to a Superior Twin Inner cabin and benefit from a cabin on the higher Atlantic Deck. See Upgrade Options below for details. Upgrade to an Ocean View Cabin: Enjoy rich ocean views and a converted double bed in cabins located in the forward and aft areas of the Baltic Deck and the higher Atlantic Deck. See Upgrade Options below for details. Upgrade to a Standard Plus Twin Ocean View: These ocean view cabins are located on the Baltic deck and feature a converted double bed which converts to a sofa for daytime use. See Upgrade Options below for details.
Upgrade to a Premium Suite Ocean View: Benefit from the space of a larger cabin (twice the size of the standard cabins). Premium suites are located on the Atlantic Deck and offer stylish interior design, double beds, a sitting area and floor-to-ceiling windows. See Upgrade Options below for details.
Enjoy a range of optional shore excursions on your cruise aboard the Astor that are designed to illustrate the highlights of each port of call and maximise your time ashore. All shore excursions are competitively priced and operated by qualified and reputable ground handlers. Enjoy the peace of mind knowing that you will return to the ship before it sails. Shore excursion programmes are released approximately 8 weeks prior to sailing and excursions can be pre-booked to ensure you do not miss out on your preferred excursion.
Flights Home Included
This package includes all flights as detailed below in the price section (including all fees, levies and taxes). However, we can tailor this package to include our special discounted 'package only' airfares from anywhere. Simply let us know.
Adelaide Hotel Included
You have 3 choices of accommodation in Adelaide. Our "Good Standard" central Adelaide hotel has great facilities, a comfortable room and friendly service (typically 3.5 stars). Alternatively, why not treat yourself? The "Deluxe" hotel has superior facilities, stylish room and first class service (typically 4 stars). The “Luxury” hotel is upscale with a more luxurious feel for the discerning traveller and great for celebrating an anniversary (typically 5 stars).
The package is priced on the "Good Standard" option. See Optional Upgrades below for more details, or simply ask.
Airport Transfers, Port & Rail Transfers Included
You will be transferred from the airport on arrival in Adelaide to Port Adelaide Cruise Passenger Terminal. You will also be transferred from Port Adelaide Cruise Passenger Terminal to your Adelaide hotel on returning to Adelaide and from your Adelaide hotel to Keswick Rail Terminal to board the Indian Pacific.
DISCOVER AUSTRALIA Bonus Voucher Book
You’ll receive the FREE DISCOVER AUSTRALIA Bonus Voucher Book that includes $500 value of discounts and bonuses throughout Adelaide and SA at shops, restaurants attractions, wineries etc. It’s a great way to save even more on your South Australia holiday.
All Off-Train Excursions & Activities Included
This package includes all Off-Train activities with various touring options:
Broken Hill: Choose from a selection of included tour options.
Cook: Enjoy a self-guided walk of this deserted outback town.
Kalgoorlie (Perth to Adelaide): Experience a thrilling tour of the world’s largest single open cut mining operation.
Rawlinna (Adelaide to Perth): Disembark to enjoy a traditional outback lamb roast, under the wide Nullarbor skies.
The Indian Pacific in Detail
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The adventure that spans Australia... This world famous trans-continental Indian Pacific connects Australia's Pacific and Indian Ocean coasts. Cruise the Nullarbor with stylish luxury. The 4 day journey between Sydney and Perth enables you to experience the kaleidoscope of Australian landscapes, including the dramatic Blue Mountains, historic outback Broken Hill, South Australia's rolling green hills, Adelaide, the expansive Nullarbo Plain, the reg goldfields of Kalgoorlie, the golden wheatbelt and fertile Avon Valley. Enjoy the off-train touring and activities. Savour the food and wines matching the destinations you pass through.
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The Astor in Detail
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Premium 4-Star Cruising - Traditional leisurely style cruising
- Premium facilities & modern fitout
- Boutique friendly sized ship (620 passengers)
- 4 lifts, 7 decks, fully stabilised
- Attentive & friendly crew
- Delicious cuisine choices
- Daytime activity programme
- Stylish big show entertainment - Cabarets
& classical interludes
- Wide range of leisure facilities
- Afternoon tea & late night snacks
- Self-service tea & coffee
The Astor is a stylish boutique sized cruise-liner with a friendly onboard atmosphere. Catering for just 620 privileged guests ensures a close bond and camaraderie with fellow passengers and a more personal touch from the attentive and helpful crew. The feature packed ship has seven passenger decks, is fully stabilised and air-conditioned. You can indulge in the wonderful array of activities, entertainment and premium facilities designed for a more traditional and stylish cruising experience.
The Astor boasts comfortable cabins and impressive contemporary public areas. There are five lounge spaces to gather with friends and family, to relax by yourself, or to meet and get to know your fellow guests. For more leisurely options, stroll around the Promenade Deck, visit the sports deck (join in a game of volleyball, half-court tennis, table tennis or big board chess), make use of the jogging track, partake in a relaxing yoga session or meet like-minded passengers for some games of bridge, backgammon, chess etc.
Those keen on activity can choose a work-out in the gym, a make-over in the beauty salon, a swim in the outdoor or indoor pool or something a little less energetic in the form of a game or a quiet reading session in the library. Daily organised activities can range from arts and crafts to guest speakers. Check the daily activity list on board for all the options.
Many passengers kick off the evening with a pre-dinner drink at one of the ship’s several bars before making their way to dinner. Following dinner, Astor’s late night cabarets and live band allow you to continue well into the night, as does the late night deck party. If you prefer something a bit quieter, relax at the bar and enjoy the music from the resident pianist, perhaps enjoy a quiet game of cards, or take a romantic stroll on the deck with a loved one.
You have a choice of four dining options, from buffets, five course sittings and specialist restaurants, each with a variety of appetising food available for most of the day and night. Astor’s chefs excel in creating new and delicious dishes which will have you looking forward to your next meal. Main course options range from appetising seafood, Italian pastas, modern stir-fries and traditional roasts to tasty vegetarian and health-focussed options. A selection of fine Australian and European wines are available to complement your meal plus Australian draught beers are available at the ship’s bars.
You will savour every day on board the Astor.
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