Indian Pacific to Sydney and 6 days luxury coach touring in Sydney. Experience all inclusive luxury on board the Indian Pacific to Sydney and enjoy luxury coach touring in Australia’s largest city. Discover Kalgoorlie, Adelaide, Sydney, the Blue Mountains and the famous Hunter Valley. Enjoy a sunset dinner cruise in Darling Harbour, special winery lunch in the Hunter Valley, the world famous Taronga Zoo plus more Themes include: Western Australia, South Australia, New South Wales, Departs from Perth, Indian Pacific, Luxury Coach, Returns from Perth. + Show more
Indian Pacific Train to Sydney (Gold Service)
All Airfares (e.g. Melbourne to Adelaide & Sydney to Melbourne)
5 Nights Accommodation in Sydney
1 Night Gold Cabin Accommodation on Indian Pacific (3 nights ex Perth)
Hotel Breakfast Daily, Special Cruise Dinner, Special Winery Lunch
All meals onboard 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 (e.g. Broken Hill, Adelaide, Blue Mountains, Kalgoorlie, Rawlinna, Cook)
5 Luxury Tours: Blue Mountains Day Tour, Hunter Valley Day Tour (3 wine tastings), Sydney Day Tour, Full Day Harbour Cruise with Taronga Zoo, Sky Safari Gondola, Sunset Harbour Dinner Cruise
Meet and Greet Personalised Return Transfers (Train Station, Hotel and Airport)
FREE DISCOVER AUSTRALIA Bonus Voucher Book ($500 Value discounts and bonuses in New South Wales)
Indian PacificBroken Hill (Sydney to Adelaide)Kalgoorlie (Perth to Adelaide)AdelaideSydneySunset Harbour CruiseSpecial Cruise DinnerDay Harbour Cruise TourHunter ValleyBlue Mountains National ParkSpecial Winery LunchHunter Valley GardensWinemaking TourTaronga ZooSky Safari Gondola Cable-CarThree SistersKatoombaBondi BeachHomebush Bay 2000 Olympics SiteCessnockLeuraFeatherdale Wildlife Conservations ParkEcho PointJamison ValleyHawkesbury RiverWollombiBrokenback RangeSydney Harbour BridgeSydney Opera HouseDarling HarbourThe RocksCircular QuayThe DomainMrs Macquaries ChairWatsons BayLuna ParkChinatownKings CrossSydney TowerConservatorium of MusicParliament HouseHyde ParkNaval Base at Garden IslandDouble BayVaucluseThe GapPaddingtonSydney Town HallSt James CathedralSt Marys CathedralArt GallerySydney Entertainment Centre
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DAYS 1-2 Indian Pacific Adelaide to Sydney
Fly into Adelaide and be personally met at the airport by a DISCOVER AUSTRALIA representative and transferred from the airport to the Indian Pacific railway station to begin your journey to Sydney.
Enjoy sumptuous meals in the Queen Adelaide Restaurant or meet fellow travellers in the Outback Explorer Lounge. Your journey from Adelaide to Sydney encapsulates some of the most striking scenery Australia has to offer, the ever changing landscape outside your window is breathtaking in sheer beauty and size, Adelaide's colonial elegance is left behind as you pass unique landscapes including the majestic Blue Mountains as you travel in comfort toward Sydney.
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When you arrive into Sydney you can feel the rush and hustle-bustle of this major cosmopolitan global city. You will be personally met at the Indian Pacific railway station by DISCOVER AUSTRALIA representative and transferred to your Sydney hotel. You can relax and use the rest of the day to explore your hotel and its facilities, perhaps take a stroll around the neighbourhood and central Sydney.
Meet and Greet Personalised Arrival Transfer, 1 Night Gold Service Cabin on the Indian Pacific (2 Nights ex Perth), 1 Breakfast, 2 Lunches, 1 Dinner, Luxury Broken Hill Coach Tour (Adelaide to Sydney customers only), Meet and Greet Personalised Rail Transfer, Overnight Sydney Accommodation.
DAY 3 Sydney Tour, Special Dinner Cruise
The beautiful harbour city of Sydney, is the largest, oldest and most cosmopolitan city in Australia with an enviable reputation as one of the world's most beautiful and liveable cities. It is brimming with history, nature, culture, art, fashion, design, and cuisine. Sydney is home to two of the most iconic structures in the world, the Opera House and Harbour Bridge, along with the world's most famous beach - Bondi Beach. Who can forget the Sydney 2000 Olympics? Sydney is built around the massive harbour, is next to amazing Pacific Ocean beaches and is surrounded by national parks.
Your friendly driver will pick you up in the comfortable air-conditioned luxury coach before sharing experiences, fascinating facts and enchanting stories in the on-board full commentary throughout the morning. This guided tour is the perfect introduction to Sydney, taking you around the city's iconic points of interest, including a panoramic photo stop (Harbour Bridge behind the Opera House), before heading out through the affluent eastern suburbs to Bondi Beach. You will see spectacular Darling Harbour, Sydney Entertainment Centre, Chinatown, Sydney Aquarium, the old monorail stations, Sydney Opera House, The Rocks (Sydney's historic birthplace), Conservatorium of Music, Parliament House, Hyde Park, St James Cathedral, St Marys Cathedral, Art Gallery, the Domain and then stop at Mrs Macquaries Chair for superb views of the harbour and city skyline. See the Royal Australian Naval Base at Garden Island, Kings Cross (famous night spot), exclusive Double Bay and Vaucluse, The Gap (stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and the Heads), visit Bondi Beach (world's most famous surf beach), historic and trendy Paddington, Sydney Tower and Sydney Town Hall.
Time to relax this afternoon, with plenty of time to get ready for your Special Dinner tonight. Cruise Sydney Harbour at sunset aboard Sydney's most prestigious cruise ship, taking in the awe of one of the world's most beautiful water ways. Enjoy your Special Dinner onboard whilst you watch the lights of the bustling city, Harbour Bridge and Opera House go by. Enjoy your delicious 2 course contemporary Australian a-la-carte meal, with a sample menu that could include smoked ocean trout, tiger prawns, Mediterranean antipasto, salmon, beef tenderloin fillet, organic chicken breast, vegetarian gratin, chocolate tower, flourless cake and chocolate mousse. Your hosts will be serving complimentary sparkling wines, still wines, beer or softdrinks as you view the main harbour sights. This unforgettable evening is a grand finale to your day.
Breakfast, Luxury Day Tour with Hotel Pick Up, Sunset Harbour Cruise, Special Dinner, Drinks, Overnight Sydney Accommodation.
DAY 4 Hunter Valley with Special Lunch
The magnificent Hunter Valley is one of the world's most famous wine regions, home to more than 150 wineries, green rolling hills, fertile valleys and quaint villages. The Hunter is Australia's oldest wine producing region, with styles now including Semillon, Shiraz, Chardonnay, Gewurztraminer, Cabernet Sauvignon and earthy Pinot Noirs. Hunter Valley Gardens features 12 spectacular manicured themed gardens spanning over 25 hectares and is located at the foot of the Brokenback Range in west of Cessnock. Today will be a feast for your senses.
Leaving Sydney city we cross the Sydney Harbour Bridge and cross the Hawkesbury River (renowned for its superb oysters). Visit historic Wollombi and take a stroll in the rural splendid valley. Tour Cessnock and the lower Hunter Valley renowned for its early Australiana townships. Visit McWilliams Mount Pleasant Estate for a 'behind the scenes' guided winemaking tour and wine tasting. Enjoy a sumptuous two course lunch complimented by fine Australian table wine (vegetarian meals available on request). Visit world renowned Lindemans vineyard for a special private wine tasting and cheese platter. Travel through the central and lower Hunter passing many internationally famous wineries. Continue to Hunter Valley Garden Cellars for further wine tasting. Stop at Hunter Valley Gardens with free time to explore the gardens, visit the boutique shops and galleries. After enjoying this magnificent colourful display of flowers, trees and shrubs it's time to head back to Sydney. You also get some special discounts off any wine purchases today.
Breakfast, Luxury Day Tour with Hotel Pick Ups, Guided Winery Tour, Three Wine Tastings, Special Two Course Lunch, Overnight Sydney Accommodation.
DAY 5 Harbour Cruise & Taronga Zoo
Today is totally flexible. You have a fully guided Hop-On Hop-Off harbour sightseeing cruise taking you to see all of the main sights. You also have entry to Sydney's Taronga Zoo and a panoramic ride on the Sky Safari Gondola cable-car. Taronga Zoo is home to over 2,600 animals and 340 different species across 21 hectares in the leafy suburb of Mosman. It's remarkable to see Giraffes in front of Sydney's skyline and opera house. There's no better way to experience Sydney's awesome beauty than from the harbour, especially when you can decide how long you want to cruise and where to get off to explore.
Experience Sydney Harbour at your own pace with our fantastic Hop-Op Hop-Off Cruise combining an independent but structured way to experience the best attractions. You can start and finish when you choose. You could simply stay on-board for a 90 minute guided cruise with great live informative commentary, or just hop-off at any stop and re-join the circular cruise next time it passes (every 45 minutes). There are a number of great stops, including the key ones of - Darling Harbour (some of Sydney's best attractions including Aquarium, Madame Tussauds, Wild Life, Maritime Museum and more) - Circular Quay (iconic Sydney Opera House, the Rocks historical area, Sydney Harbour Bridge Pylon, weekend markets) - Taronga Zoo (you have special entry and a ride on the Sky Safari Gondola, zoo-keeper talks and animal shows. There is something for everyone.) - Watsons Bay (one of Sydney's most expensive suburbs, short walk to beaches, lookout points and famous waterside restaurants) - Luna Park (an historic amusement park located at the foot of the Sydney Harbour Bridge) - Shark Island (small island that is perfect for a picnic and swim) - Fort Denison (historic island and restaurant in the middle of the harbour). Simply disembark at any destination, stay as long as you like, then board another boat to reach your next sightseeing destination. Don't forget you have special entry into world famous Taronga Zoo and use of the amazing Sky Safari Gondola for some brilliant views across Sydney.
This will be an incredible day of discovery of Sydney's famous harbour and surrounding attractions.
Experience the majestic Blue Mountains with distant blue haze horizons overlooking incredible canyons, spectacular waterfalls and quaint hamlets that are home to artists and those following an alternative lifestyle. This World Heritage Site really does look blue - due to the rainforests of oil bearing eucalypt that cling to the mountainous cliffs and thickly inhabit the valleys. Breathe in the crisp, clean, mountain top air as you take in amazing features like the Three Sisters. There is a rich history to discover, Europeans first reaching the Blue Mountains in 1788, while the beautiful Gundungurra aboriginal people have lived here for millennia. This is a very special place.
Cross the Sydney Harbour Bridge as you depart the city and make your way up the mountain pass. Tour the township of Katoomba (resort capital of the Blue Mountains), see the Three Sisters rock formation, Echo Point, Jamison Valley. Enjoy free time in Katoomba to explore, enjoy some lunch, perhaps visit the Koomurri Aboriginal Centre (celebrating indigenous culture, art and dance), ride the world's steepest Scenic Railway, ride in a Scenic Cableway gondola or simply walk on the valley floor boardwalk under a canopy of tall tree ferns. We then follow scenic Cliff Drive with magnificent views over Megalong Valley (from Narrowneck). We stop at the quaint mountain village of Leura with some free time - perhaps enjoy the local speciality of traditional English Devonshire Tea of scones, jam and cream. Time to walk and browse the picturesque mountain village of Leura. We visit Featherdale Wildlife Park (learn about the conservation of local native animals, hand feed kangaroos, experience the emu encounter, walk through rainforest aviaries, walk through koala enclosures, see giant crocodiles). Heading back into Sydney pass Homebush Bay (2000 Olympic Games site), see the stadiums and facilities of the millennium Olympics, cross the famous Anzac Bridge. Free-time activities are optional and at your own expense. This fun filled day will give great memories of your Blue Mountains experience.
Breakfast, Luxury Day Tour with Hotel Pick-Up, Wildlife Park Entry, Overnight Sydney Accommodation.
DAY 7 Say Goodbye to Sydney
Time to say goodbye to beautiful Sydney your fellow travellers and friendly hotel hosts. You will be personally met at your hotel by a DISCOVER AUSTRALIA representative and transferred to the airport to meet your flight home.
Breakfast, Meet and Greet Personalised Departure Transfer.
Inclusions Onboard The Indian Pacific
Relax in your private Gold Service Cabin and watch the passing 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 upgrade 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.
This package includes Sydney flights as detailed below in the rates section (including all fees, levies and taxes). However, we can tailor this package to include our special discounted 'package only' airfares from anywhere around Australia. Simply ask.
Sydney Accommodation Included
You have 3 choices of accommodation in Sydney. Our "Good Standard" central Sydney 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 and Rail Transfers Included
You will be personally met by a DISCOVER AUSTRALIA representative and transferred from the airport to the railway station, from the railway station on arrival in Sydney to your hotel and from your hotel to the airport to meet your flight home.
DISCOVER AUSTRALIA Bonus Voucher Book
You receive the FREE DISCOVER AUSTRALIA Bonus Voucher Book that includes $500 value of discounts and bonuses throughout Sydney and NSW at shops, restaurants attractions, wineries etc. It's a great way to save even more on your New South Wales holiday.
All Off-Train Excursions & Activities Included
This package includes all Off-Train activities with various touring options:
Broken Hill: Choose from a selection of included tour options.
Adelaide: Choose from a selection on included tour options.
Cook: Enjoy a self-guided walk of this deserted outback town.
Kalgoorlie: (Perth to Sydney): Experience a thrilling tour of the world’s largest single open cut mining operation.
Rawlinna: (Sydney to Perth): Disembark to enjoy a traditional outback lamb roast, under the wide Nullarbor skies.
The Indian Pacific in Detail
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The adventure that spans Australia... This world famous trans-continental Indian Pacific connects Australia's Pacific and Indian Ocean coasts. Cruise the Nullarbor with stylish luxury. The 4 day journey between Sydney and Perth enables you to experience the kaleidoscope of Australian landscapes, including the dramatic Blue Mountains, historic outback Broken Hill, South Australia's rolling green hills, Adelaide, the expansive Nullarbor Plain, the reg goldfields of Kalgoorlie, the golden wheatbelt and fertile Avon Valley. Enjoy the off-train touring and activities. Savour the food and wines matching the destinations you pass through.
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Platinum Service 1530*$
Upgrade to Platinum Service to join a select group of passengers that will experience the very best in luxury train travel onboard the Indian Pacific including the new and exclusive Platinum Club Car.
Platinum Service includes: Spacious private lounge style cabins, premium ensuite cabin with twin or double bed, panoramic views to each side, personalised cabin steward service, private transfers to and from your journey (up to 50kms), generous luggage limit (3 x 25kg), the new and exclusive Platinum Club Car, Outback Explorer Lounge and Queen Adelaide Restaurant access, Off Train Excursions, all onboard meals including breakfast, lunch and dinner, breakfast served to you in your cabin if you choose (new regional based menu), standard wines, beers, spirits and soft drinks are also included.
The indulgent Platinum Service cabins are nearly twice the size of Gold Service cabins and come with premium fittings. The large panoramic windows give you the best seats onboard the Indian Pacific plus you have an interior window to give you views of both sides of the train at the same time. During the day, your cabin will be configured as a private lounge, with deluxe lounge seating, a table and two ottomans. By night, it is converted to a comfortable bedroom, with either a double bed or twin beds. Platinum Upgrades start at $1530 per person. All packages can be upgraded to include luxurious Platinum Service, simply ask.
"Deluxe" Hotel Upgrade (4 star)150*$
The "Deluxe" hotel option has superior facilities, stylish room and first class service (typically 4 stars). Upgrade this package to 5 nights in a "Deluxe" Sydney hotel, from just $150 per person.
“Luxury” Hotel Upgrade (5 star)250*$
The “Luxury” hotel option is upscale with a more luxurious feel for the discerning traveller and great for celebrating an anniversary (typically 5 stars). Upgrade this package to 5 nights in a "Luxury" Sydney hotel, from just $250 per person.
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