Combine the Indian Pacific with a 21 day premium overnight coach tour between Darwin and Perth, along with all-inclusive touring from Darwin and Broome. Everything is included in this epic 33 day adventure of a lifetime. First fly to Darwin for 4 days of luxury coach touring, then embark on your premium 21 day overnight coach tour from Darwin to Perth via Katherine, Kununurra, El Questro, Halls Creek, Fitzroy Crossing, Broome, Port Hedland, Karijini, Tom Price, Exmouth, Monkey Mia, Carnarvon, and Geraldton to Perth. In Perth enjoy 9 days of luxury coach touring before your remarkable Indian Pacific journey from Perth to Sydney. Experience the journey from Darwin to Perth via the highway on a premium coach, before discovering the beautiful city of Perth and its surrounds and taking the opulent Indian Pacific back to Sydney. Themes include: Kimberley Tours, Northern Territory, Western Australia, South Australia, New South Wales, Departs from Darwin, Indian Pacific, Luxury Coach, Returns from Sydney. + Show more
Indian Pacific Train Perth to Sydney (Gold Service)
All Airfares (e.g. home to Darwin and Sydney to home)
7 Nights Accommodation in Perth
4 Nights Accommodation in Darwin
3 Nights Gold Cabin Accommodation on the Indian Pacific (2 nights to Adelaide)
2 Nights Accommodation in Kununurra
2 Nights Accommodation in El Questro
2 Nights Accommodation in Broome
2 Nights Accommodation in Monkey Mia
1 Night Accommodation in Katherine
1 Night Accommodation in Halls Creek
1 Night Accommodation in Fitzroy Crossing
1 Night Accommodation in Port Hedland
1 Night Accommodation in Karijini
1 Night Accommodation in Karratha
2 Nights Accommodation in Exmouth
1 Night Accommodation in Carnarvon
1 Night Accommodation in Geraldton
Hotel Breakfast Daily, 4 Lunches, including Special Cruise Lunch, 8 Dinners
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 (eg Broken Hill, Adelaide, Kalgoorlie, Blue Mountains, Rawlinna, Cook)
21 Day Luxury Coach Tour
3 Luxury Day Tours: Perth & Fremantle Tour, Margaret River and Wineries Tour, Rottnest Discovery Tour
Swan River Cruise with Special Lunch
Ord River Cruise
Argyle Diamond Mine Tour
Meet and Greet Personalised Return Transfers (Train Station, Hotel and Airport)
FREE DISCOVER AUSTRALIA Bonus Voucher Book ($500 Value discounts and bonuses in Western Australia and the NT)
Indian PacificBroken Hill (Sydney to Adelaide)AdelaideKalgoorlie (Perth to Adelaide)Blue Mountains (Adelaide to Sydney)Cook (Perth to Adelaide)FremantleDarwinKakadu National ParkCruise on Yellow Water BillabongKatherine GorgeMargaret RiverShell BeachBungle Bungles (Purunululu) National ParkEl Questro Wilderness ParkGibb River RoadEmma Gorge Argyle Diamond MineGeikie Gorge National ParkMonkey MiaShark Bay World Heritage AreaPort HedlandKarijiniTom PriceCarnarvonGeraldtonOrd RiverStromatolitesRoebuck BayLake ArgyleSwan River CruiseWinery VisitBusseltonCape Leeuwin LighthouseMammoth CaveWave RockBoranup ForestKings Park and Botanic GardensSwan RiverThe WACA (cricket ground)The Bell TowerMuseum of WAWatertown Discount Shopping ComplexPerth ArenaHeirisson IslandElizabeth Quay DevelopmentKimberley
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The best time to visit Perth is undoubtedly during wildflower season, where the landscape erupts into magnificent colour. Travel to WA during September, October or November with this package to experience this remarkable natural phenomenon. There are more than 15,000 species of wildflowers throughout WA - many only found here - such as clusters of splendid rare orchids in the south, prolific inland carpets of everlastings as far as the eye can see to colourful roadside kangaroo paws. Book now to save.
DAY 1 Fly into Darwin
When you arrive into Darwin you can sense the cosmopolitan and thriving atmosphere of this historic tropical North Australian city. You will be personally met at the airport by a DISCOVER AUSTRALIA representative and transferred from the airport to your 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 Darwin.
Meet and Greet Personalised Arrival Transfer, Overnight Darwin Accommodation.
DAY 2 Sunset Dinner Cruise
Time to relax and take your time getting ready for your Special Dinner tonight. As the sun goes down you will cruise off into the balmy tropical evening on a relaxing 2.5-hour sunset cruise around the harbor. Take in the cool night air on the top deck, experience the early-evening views of Darwin's Harbour and the unforgettable Top End sunsets. For your Special Dinner tonight, dine onboard the vessel, savoring a delicious buffet dinner (with salad bar), a choice of complimentary drink and first-class service as you look out across the pristine Arafura Sea. What an amazing first full day in the Top End!
Breakfast, Sunset Harbour Cruise, Buffet Dinner, Drinks, Overnight Darwin Accommodation.
DAY 3 Kakadu Luxury Day Tour and Cruise
World Heritage-listed Kakadu is internationally famous for very good reason. Experience Australia's biggest national park - with its dramatic escarpments, tropical rainforest, lush wetlands, millions of migratory birds, thundering waterfalls, sparkling waterholes, delicate waterlilies, prehistoric crocodiles, rock art galleries (up to 50,000 years old) and traditional aboriginal owners, the happy and proud Bininj/Mungguy people. Kakadu is a tapestry of treasures waiting to be explored with six (6) dramatically different seasons.
This morning skirt Francis Bay on Darwin Harbour, head out on Tiger Brennan Drive and see Berrimah Naval Defence base, Darwin suburb of Palmerston, spot for massive road-trains, head east on the Arnhem Highway, pass through Humpty Doo, cross the Marrakai Wetlands and Adelaide River. See the top end outback bush, eucalypts, palms and termite mounds. At Kakadu National Park on the South Alligator River, take a short guided walk to Nourlangie Rock to see ancient Aboriginal rock art (optional but included in the price), enjoy a tropical buffet lunch (cold meats, salad and fruit), take a 1.5 hour guided cruise on Yellow Water Billabong, spotting for crocodiles, brolgas, magpie geese and kites. Take in the serenity and beauty that nature gifts in the Kakadu wetlands and visit Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre to learn the stories and traditional ways of the beautiful Aboriginal people of Kakadu. Head back into Darwin after a full day of discovery and wonderful experiences to treasure. If you choose to join the guided walks, don't forget your hat, sunscreen, insect repellant, sturdy walking shoes and bottled water. The memories of Kakadu last a lifetime.
Breakfast, Luxury Coach Tour with Hotel Pick-Up, Yellow Water Billabong Cruise, Optional Guided Walks, Tropical Buffet Lunch, Overnight Darwin Accommodation.
DAY 4 Explore Darwin
The vibrant city of Darwin in Australia's Northern Territory has a wealth of exciting things to see and do, get a taste of the city on a visit to Mindil Beach Markets, sail Darwin's fabulous harbour, enjoy outdoor festivals, art precincts and waterside restaurants, the city is also the gateway to sensational Litchfield National Park and the Tiwi Islands.
Enjoy a tour of this great city before a Welcome Reception and dinner with your Travel Director and travel companions at Wharf One.
See the sights of Darwin such as the Old Parliament House and the new Northern Territory Parliament building on your city tour. See some of the devastation caused by Cyclone Tracy and enjoy a Welcome Reception with Dinner at Wharf One overlooking the Darwin Waterfront.
Breakfast, Darwin City Tour, Dinner, Overnight Darwin Accommodation.
DAY 5 Darwin to Katherine
The glistening jewel in the crown of Northern Territory's Katherine region is Katherine Gorge (Nitmiluk) National Park, the landscape is a wonderland of rugged sandstone cliffs, cascading waterfalls and dense rainforest, a cruise along the spectacular Katherine Gorge offers sensational views of the gorge's towering sandstone walls.
Today you will visit the Adelaide River War Cemetery before a Katherine Gorge Cruise on your way to your accommodation for the night in Katherine.
Following breakfast, travel south along the Stuart Highway to the Adelaide River War Cemetery. Continue through Katherine to Nitmiluk National Park and enjoy a cruise in the gorge while looking out for wildlife and learn about the history and culture of the Jawoyn people, the Traditional Owners of the land. Return to the Knotts Crossing Resort for dinner and the night.
The vibrant town of Kununurra lies on the eastern edge of the vast and beautiful Kimberley, the region is blessed with a wealth of incredible natural beauty, towering gorges, cascading waterfalls, inviting rock pools, rivers and creeks, amazing flora and abundant wildlife, attractions include boat cruises, fishing, Aboriginal art and hiking.
Drive from Katherine to Kununurra, stopping at the Durack Homestead Museum before cruising down the Ord River on your way to Kununurra for two nights.
Travel South West from Katherine to Kununurra. Visit the Durack Homestead Museum at Lake Argyle then enjoy a leisurely cruise down the Ord River from Lake Argyle to Kununurra before dinner. Your accommodation for the next two nights is at the Kununurra Country Club Resort.
Breakfast, Durack Homestead Museum Tour, Ord River Cruise, Dinner, Overnight Kununurra Accommodation
DAY 7 Explore Kununurra
Set on the eastern edge of the remote Kimberley region of Western Australia, Kununurra is a small and busy town surrounded by wonderful natural attractions and a ruggedly beautiful landscape, attractions include Lake Argyle, Lake Kununurra, Diversion Dam, Celebrity Tree Park and the lookout Kelly's Knob which offers sensational views.
After breakfast take a tour of Kununurra town today. Your tour includes a visit to Mirima National Park, which is of great cultural significance to the Miriwoong people and is also home to a large variety of wildlife. Later, view the town from Kelly’s Knob lookout before enjoying a free afternoon to relax. This evening enjoy a privately hosted dinner at the Kununurra Sandalwood Factory. Enjoy a presentation by a Sandalwood expert and learn about this intriguing industry.
Breakfast, Kununurra City Tour, Special Private Dinner, Overnight Kununurra Accommodation.
DAY 8 Kununurra to El Questro
The Gibb River Road offers a chance to embark on one of Australia's last true outback adventures, it takes you through 660 km of simply sensational typically Australian surrounds, towering ochre gorges and escarpments, beautiful cascades, inviting plunge pools, majestic rivers, spectacular ranges and vast bushland savannahs.
After breakfast, we travel to the Hoochery Distillery, the only rum distillery in Western Australia. Enjoy morning tea at the distillery, famous for its Ord River Rum Cake. Continue on to Parry Lagoons Nature Reserve (weather permitting) to variety of birdlife in this region. Visit Marglu Billabong, an important feeding and breeding area for waterbirds. Continue down the Gibb River Road to El Questro Wilderness Park for dinner and two nights at Emma Gorge Resort in your safari style tented cabins.
El Questro is situated in Western Australia's beautiful and remote Kimberley region, this vast homestead and wilderness park is over one million acres in size and is largely unexplored making it one of Australia's last frontiers, experiences on offer here include barramundi fishing, horse trekking and scenic helicopter flights.
Enjoy breakfast on the resort’s large verandah before travelling across the Pentecost River for a cruise along the Chamberlain Gorge. Spend some time at the station before heading back to Emma Gorge Resort. Enjoy a free afternoon before dinner and drinks at the resort with local entertainment.
Breakfast, Chamberlain Gorge Cruise, Dinner, Overnight El Questro Accommodation.
DAY 10 Explore Halls Creek
The Argyle Diamond Mine in Western Australia's Kimberley region is the world's largest single producer of diamonds, the mine has been in operation since 1983 and has produced more than 800 million carats of rough diamonds, it is one of the most technologically developed mines in the world and is renowned for its sensational pink diamonds.
Visit the Argyle Diamond Mine, the world’s largest producer of natural coloured diamonds. Continue to Halls Creek, rich in Aboriginal and European history and culture and on the edge of the Great Sandy Desert for the night.
After breakfast, travel to the Argyle Diamond Mine at the traditional Barramundi Dreaming site at Barramundi Gap. Join a local Indigenous Guide for a behind the scenes look at the diamond mining process and the cultural significance of the site. Continue to Halls Creek for the night at the Kimberley Hotel.
The magnificent Geikie Gorge National Park is located in the vast and remote Kimberley region of Western Australia, the park is one of the most accessible in the Kimberley and is home to Geikie Gorge, part of an ancient barrier reef that has been eroded by the mighty Fitzroy River and has formed a spectacular gorge that towers over the water.
Travel through the Kimberley to the township of Fitzroy Crossing for the night. Visit the Yiyili Indigenous Community and enjoy a cruise through Geikie Gorge formed by the Fitzroy River.
After breakfast, travel through the Kimberley towards Fitzroy Crossing. Stop at the Yiyili Indigenous Community in Louisa Downs. Meet some of the residents at Laari Gallery, an art gallery in the community. After lunch, cruise down Geikie Gorge in the Napier Range. After dinner retire to the Fitzroy River Lodge for your overnight accommodation.
The small outback town of Derby lies 222 km from Broome in the beautiful Kimberley Region of WA, this charming town is rich in cultural diversity and has a proud indigenous culture, the town is surrounded by a wealth of natural attractions including the Horizontal Falls and Windjana Gorge, town attractions include Old Derby Gaol and Prison Boab Tree.
Journey to Derby and see the Boab Prison Tree on your way to Broome.
Depart for Broome after breakfast and stop at Derby to see the famous Boab Prison Tree said to have been used as overnight holding cell for indigenous Australians on their way to Derby for sentencing. Arrive in Broome and relax before dinner at the Cable Beach Club Resort and Spa, your home for the next two nights.
Breakfast, Dinner, Overnight Broome Accommodation
DAY 13 Explore Broome
Take a step back in time to Broome's fascinating pearling history on a visit to Pearl Luggers in the heart of bustling Chinatown, guided tours and stories immerse you in the pearling culture of Broome, see two perfectly restored pearl luggers full of artefacts and pearling memorabilia including diving suits and helmets.
A Roebuck Bay Hovercraft experience offers exciting and unforgettable memories, thrill as you skim over sand bars and tidal flats, marvel at perfectly preserved dinosaur footprints, at low tide walk among the relics of the Dutch Catalina flying boats destroyed by the Japanese in WWII and enjoy sensational views of Broome's glorious coastline.
A camel ride along the beautiful expanse of Cable Beach's pure white sands offers an unforgettable and thrilling experience, this iconic Broome attraction is a must do experience, as the sun goes down and you're led across the waters edge the glorious pastel pinks and molten golds of Broome's legendary sunsets offers sensational views, don't forget your camera!
Today enjoy a tour of Broome township and then choose from three included half day tours.
After seeing the sights of Broome on your city tour, choose from a variety of included day tours. You have the choice between (i) a Pearl Luggers tour, where you can learn about early pearling and see two restored pearl luggers, (ii) experiencing a Hovercraft flight over Roebuck Bay to see the sights of Broome’s coastline or (iii) an iconic camel ride on Cable Beach. The choice is yours!
Breakfast, Choice of Included Sightseeing, Overnight Broome Accommodation.
DAY 14 Broome to Port Hedland
The Pilbara region of Western Australia is home to one of the worlds most ancient and dramatic landscapes, towering canyons shelter inviting plunge pools, Karijini National Park's majestic gorges never fail to impress, the hundreds of stunning islands and the white sand beaches of the Dampier Archipelago are just made to explore.
Depart Broome this morning for the Pilbara town of Port Hedland which is a major hub for the Australian economy
Travel South from Broome to the Pilbara region, famous for its diverse landscape and vast mineral deposits. Skirt the edge of the Great Sandy Desert, see large pastoral leases and cross Aboriginal homelands through Pardoo before reaching your overnight accommodation in Port Hedland.
Breakfast, Dinner, Overnight Port Hedland Accommodation.
DAY 15 Port Hedland to Karijini
Karijini National Park situated in Australia's North West is blessed with an incredible rugged natural beauty which is just made for exploration and adventure, swim under cascading misty waterfalls, walk and hike through ancient tunnels and gorges and take a dip in natural spa pools, enjoy sensational views of the park from the heights of stunning Mt Bruce.
Delve into the depths of the Pilbara on your way to Karijini National Park in the Hamersley Ranges.
Travel East from Port Hedland to your overnight accommodation at Karijini Eco Retreat. Experience the wilderness in your safari style permanent eco tents. Enjoy a relaxing evening at your own pace before retiring for the evening.
Karijini National Park is blessed with an incredible wealth of stunning natural beauty, Western Australia's second largest National Park is home to majestic towering gorges, cascading waterfalls and glistening rock pools, the parks abundance of indigenous wildlife includes red-kangaroos, rock-wallabies and echidnas.
Today explore Karijini, before travelling to Tom Price and touring an Iron Ore mine. Experience Karijini’s spectacular landscape of gorges, waterfalls and pools that are a stark contrast to the red dirt of the Pilbara.
Visit Fortescue Falls at Dales Gorge and walk to one of the park’s plunge pools, travel to Tom Price and visit Rio Tinto’s Open Cut Iron Ore Mine site. See the huge machinery in action before retiring to your overnight accommodation at Karratha.
Breakfast, Lunch, Guided Tour of Rio Tinto Open Cut Iron Ore Mine, Dinner, Overnight Karratha Accommodation.
DAY 17 Karratha to Exmouth
Exmouth is Western Australia's underwater playground, home to the stunning Ningaloo Reef which is a top destination for divers, swimmers and snorkellers, the crystal clear waters are ideal for sailing and kayaking, swim with the world's largest fish, the whale-shark, and discover the rugged natural beauty of Cape Range National Park.
Today, travel back towards the North West Cape to Exmouth. Experience breathtaking views of the bay and a tour of Exmouth, before reaching your accommodation for the night.
This morning head west towards Exmouth, located on the boundary of the Cape Range National Park and the Ningaloo Marine Park. Visit the Vlamingh Head Lighthouse for stunning views of Lighthouse Bay, experience a tour of Exmouth township and stay at the Novotel Ningaloo Resort overlooking Exmouth Gulf. Tonight enjoy an included dinner with wine.
Toda, enjoy free time to explore. If nature permits, you may like to view Whale Shark as you swim alongside them in the pristine waters of the Ningaloo Marine Park, alternatively you could take a stroll along the beach, or relax by the hotel pool overlooking the water.
Overnight Exmouth Accommodation.
DAY 19 Exmouth to Carnarvon
Ningaloo Reef on Western Australia's Coral Coast is a magnet for divers and snorkellers drawn here by its crystal clear waters, exquisite coral gardens and abundance of spectacular marine life, swim with the world's largest fish, the whale-shark and giant manta rays, spot for migrating whales, dugongs and turtles and relax on secluded white sand beaches.
Today discover the diversity of the World Heritage Listed Ningaloo Reef on a glass bottom boat cruise before travelling down south to Carnarvon for the night.
After breakfast, take a one hour glass bottom boat cruise over Ningaloo Reef in Coral Bay, stop for lunch (own expense) and continue on to Carnarvon for your included dinner with wine and your overnight accommodation at the Best Western Hospitality Inn Carnarvon.
Located in the Shark Bay World Heritage Area, Monkey Mia is a must-see for nature lovers, every morning a pod of friendly bottlenose dolphins swim close to the beach in the shallow waters of Monkey Mia to interact with enchanted visitors, under supervision you can feed and touch the dolphins in what is a unique and unforgettable wildlife experience.
Depart Carnarvon and visit the Stromatolites and Shell Beach before reaching Monkey Mia, your home for the next two nights.
After breakfast, travel south to Monkey Mia. Stop at Hamelin Pool and see the Stromatolites, continue to Shell Beach, one of only two in the world, and continue to the Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort for dinner, your home for the next two nights.
Breakfast, Shell Beach Tour, Dinner, Overnight Monkey Mia Accommodation.
Day 21 Explore Monkey Mia
Experience a magical encounter with the friendly bottlenose dolphins at Monkey Mia, this up close and personal experience lets you see first hand these beautiful creatures in their natural environment, feed them and touch them under supervision in what is a simply unforgettable and unique interactive wildlife encounter.
Watch the famous wild dolphins of Monkey Mia and enjoy a leisurely day at your own pace. Choose from various optional excursions today. The choice is yours.
After breakfast, watch the famous wild Monkey Mia dolphins swim to the shore (not guaranteed). Enjoy a free day to spend however you like.
Breakfast, Monkey Mia Dolphin Interaction (Not Guaranteed), Optional Shark Bay Scenic Flight, Optional Wildlife Cruise, Overnight Monkey Mia Accommodation.
DAY 22 Monkey Mia to Geraldton
The coastal town of Kalbarri lies six and a half hours drive north of Perth, the towns stunning coastal surrounds offer great opportunity for fishing and surfing as well as whale watching in season, Kalbarri National Park is home to the Z Bend walking track and spectacular Nature's Window lookout which offers fantastic views of the Murchison River.
Travel to Kalbarri National Park to see the gorges, cliffs and seasonal wildflowers before continuing down south to Geraldton for the night.
After breakfast this morning, view Kalbarri National Park’s cliffs and gorges from Red Bluff Lookout and Hawks Head Lookout. The National Park is in bloom during the wildflower season with a variety of wildflowers. Continue to Geraldton and the HMAS Sydney Memorial for the night at the Mantra Geraldton.
Breakfast, Kalbarri National Park Tour, HMAS Sydney Memorial Tour, Overnight Geraldton Accommodation.
DAY 23 Geraldton to Perth
The thousands of ancient limestone rock formations that make up the Pinnacles are an incredible natural phenomenon attracting tens of thousands of visitors a year, situated in Nambung National Park close to the town of Cervantes these eerie spires rising from the yellow quartz sands are both mystical and impressive and are a favourite subject for photographers.
Continue on to the Pinnacles Desert then Yanchep National Park before arriving in Perth for dinner and overnight accommodation.
Travel to Nambung National Park and visit the Pinnacles Desert before stopping at Lancelin. Continue to Yanchep National Park and enjoy an Aboriginal experience complete with touching traditional Aboriginal tools. Continue to Perth for dinner and your overnight accommodation at the Travelodge Perth.
Bid your new friends farewell when your West Coast holiday concludes after breakfast.
Breakfast, Overnight Perth Accommodation.
DAY 25 Perth "Welcome" Tour with Fremantle
The beautiful city of Perth is fringed by the Indian Ocean and the Swan River. It has spectacular beaches, a friendly welcoming ambience and a laid back lifestyle dominated by its seemingly perpetual sunny climes. Chic and stylish, Perth effortlessly combines this beach-outdoor lifestyle with its modern, urban big-city feel. You'll marvel at the spectacular cityscapes from beautiful Kings Park, and enjoy the balmy waters of the Indian Ocean at the world-famous Cottesloe beach. Fremantle's historic colonial streets pulsate with the energy of street-performers and buskers, couples walk hand-in-hand through its colourful and lively markets. The lively street cafes and restaurants along it's famous 'cappuccino strip' are perfect resting places to indulge in a spot of people watching.
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 comprehensive tour includes Perth City, Fremantle, Kings Park Botanical Gardens, Indian Ocean beaches, swanky suburbs and the Swan River.
Today you will see Perth City, the famous WACA (Western Australia cricket ground), impressive Swan Bell Tower, Perth town hall, St Georges Terrace (hub of Australia's minerals and energy industries), Barrack Street Jetty, Perth Mint (working gold mint, stunning sandstone colonial architecture), Old Swan Brewery and Royal Perth Yacht Club (once home to the America's Cup). Stop at magnificent Kings Park for spectacular views over Perth skyline, Swan River and Melville Water. Walk through the tree canopies on the Tree Top Walk see the 750-year-old boab tree. See famous Cottesloe Beach and the Indian Ocean sunset coastline. Tour Fremantle (historic large working port docks, rich convict history, glorious alfresco outdoor dining, marinas, charming heritage sandstone buildings, modern ocean racing yachts, colonial terraced houses, museums and galleries). Enjoy some free time in Fremantle to explore the colourful streets for yourself, perhaps enjoy a coffee on South Terrace's Cappucino Strip or indulge in some shopping in the many unique shops or find a bargain at the weekend markets. On our way back to Perth city we see some of Australia's most expensive real-estate at the upmarket Swan River suburbs of Peppermint Grove and Dalkeith. Time this afternoon to explore more of Perth on your own.
Breakfast, Luxury Day Tour with Hotel Pick-Up, Overnight Perth Accommodation.
DAY 26 Explore Perth
Perth is Western Australia's smiling capital city, cerulean skies, white sand beaches and turquoise waters make it a paradise for outdoor lovers, the city is vibrant chic and modern, galleries, festivals and performance venues are cultural must-sees, a wealth of bars, cafes, restaurants and clubs cater for those in search of dining and entertainment.
Breakfast, Overnight Perth Accommodation.
DAY 27 Rottnest Island Discovery Day
Rottnest Island offers an endless array of wonderful things to see and do, this beautiful island just off the coast of Perth has sensational beaches, a wealth of cycling and walking trails, abundant wildlife, historic sights and spectacular scenery, the island's clear blue waters are ideal for snorkelling, diving, fishing, sailing and swimming.
Get picked up from your hotel and transferred to Hillary’s Boat Harbour for morning tea. Embark upon the ferry and discover Rottnest in your luxury coach. Enjoy lunch at Rottnest Lodge before being returned to your Perth accommodation in the evening.
Explore the beautiful sights of Rottnest Island in air conditioned comfort! Take in the historical, cultural and natural interest points of Rottnest Island, complete with lunch at the Rottnest Lodge.
This tour must be booked before the day of travel. Please ensure you notify us of any dietary requirements you may have when booking.
Breakfast, Luxury Day Tour with Hotel Pick-Up, Overnight Perth Accommodation
DAY 28 Swan River Cruise with Special Lunch
The stunning Swan River meanders its way through the beautiful city of Perth, this scenic and vibrant waterway is the city's beating heart. Perth's residents make the most of this wonderful waterway, families picnic on its banks, joggers and cyclists follow its course and boats bob gently on its shimmering waters under endless blue skies. The Swan River is the perfect spot from which to view the wonderful cityscape of Perth, its northern waters lead to the stunning Swan Valley, Western Australia's world-renowned wine producing region and westward the river leads to the historic and charming city of Fremantle and the azure Indian Ocean.
Today experience a scenic cruise to Fremantle and the Indian Ocean, whilst enjoying your Special Buffet Lunch. See the city skyline, Kings Park, millionaire's row, giant sand spit and the bustling historic port of Fremantle. Choose from a selection of wines or beer to accompany your delicious Special Lunch and enjoy morning tea.
You are transferred to beautiful Barrack Street jetty in the heart of the city, see the building work of the massive new riverfront Elizabeth Quay, named in honour of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee. Set sail on your large stable vessel for today's river cruise. Enjoy spectacular views as you cruise the calm waters between Perth and Fremantle. Your Captain will point out the many sights, including Perth's impressive Bell Tower, Kings Park, the restored old Swan Brewery, Royal Perth Yacht Club, many magnificent homes overlooking the river and Fremantle's busy inner harbour. You will learn about Perth's rich history (and about some of its more notorious individuals). Tea and coffee is served in the morning. Your delicious Special Buffet Lunch is taken onboard looking out over million dollar river views. It includes hot dishes, continental meats, fresh local prawns and mixed variety of gourmet salads all followed by cake and dessert. You have a choice of wines, beer or soft drinks. This afternoon you can wander through the streets, shops, galleries and museums of Perth or simply relax at your hotel.
Breakfast, Swan River Cruise, Special Buffet Lunch, Local Wines and Local Beers, Live Entertainment, Overnight Accommodation.
DAY 29 Margaret River, Wineries & Special Lunch
Margaret River combines one of the world's premier wine and food regions with one of the world's best surfing locations. It's Western Australia's popular and high profile holiday playground. Many visual treats are on offer here including the dramatic coastline, calm sandy bays, massive caves, seasonal wildflowers and Busselton Jetty, the southern hemisphere's longest jetty. The beautiful Margaret River Wine Region is a taste of paradise for food and wine lovers. Sample world-class wines such as sensational shiraz, exquisite chardonnay and scintillating sauvignon blanc which are produced here in its many picturesque, boutique wineries. Culinary gems include irresistible hand-made chocolates and mouth-watering cheeses. Each year Margaret River hosts the world surfing championships.
Today we travel south from Perth deep into the South West of Australia. You will experience the Busselton and Margaret River areas, have a guided tour of Mammoth Cave, see massive karri trees, explore Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, enjoy a Special Brewery Lunch with craft beer tastings and visit a respected winery for some wine tastings and to learn about local winemaking.
Tour through the southern suburbs of Perth, through the Peel Region and onto Busselton. Stop to see the longest wooden jetty in the southern hemisphere (doubles as an artificial reef, stretching 1.8km across the peaceful waters of Geographe Bay). Tour through the Margaret River Wine Region and onto a premium local microbrewery for your indulgent Special Lunch in magnificent surrounds. Enjoy the flavoursome Special Lunch created from fresh local produce accompanied with beer tastings from this craft brewery. Take a guided tour through the gothic like Mammoth Cave with vast chambers full of amazing formations (revealing fascinating facts about the flora and fauna of this region). Be awestruck at the size of the massive Karri trees at stunning Boranup Forest (over 100 years old, stretching for kilometres, pale barked karri trees up to 60 metres tall). Visit Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse (meeting point of the mighty Southern Ocean and the massive Indian Ocean, most south westerly tip of Australia, 39 metres high). Visit one of the many respected wineries to taste some of the very best wines and to gain an insight into the local winemaking industry. Stop at the quaint and bohemian Margaret River township (unique specialty shops featuring craftwork created by locals, chic cafes). Head back to Perth with a deep appreciation of this world-class wine region and understand why it's such a popular destination.
Breakfast, Luxury Day Tour with Hotel Pick-Up, Special Lunch, Entry Fees, Busselton Jetty, Wine and Beer Tasting, Guided Cave Tour, Overnight Perth Accommodation.
DAYS 30 – 33 Indian Pacific to Sydney
Leaving Perth on your transcontinental adventure across Australia to Sydney you're embarking on one of the world's great train journeys, the view from your cabin window offers up a visual feast, the lush greens of the Avon Valley, the vast treeless plains of the Nullarbor and the rugged beauty of the Blue Mountains are just some of the incredible highlights.
See below for full details on your Indian Pacific journey. Note: passengers disembarking in Adelaide depart on Day 32.
As you arrive into Sydney you can feel the rush and hustle-bustle of this major cosmopolitan global city. You will be personally met by a DISCOVER AUSTRALIA representative and transferred from the railway station to the airport to meet your flight home.
Breakfast, Meet and Greet Personalised Rail Transfer, 3 Nights Gold Service Cabin on the Indian Pacific (2 Nights ex Adelaide), 3 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 3 Dinners, Luxury Kalgoorlie Coach Tour (Perth to Sydney customers only), Luxury Adelaide Coach Tour (Perth to Sydney customers only), Luxury Broken Hill Coach Tour, 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.
Luxury Coach Touring
Your special overnight Luxury Coach Touring includes all meals. The luxury vehicle has a personalised air-conditioning, a video system and an onboard toilet.
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.
Darwin and Perth Accommodation Included
You have 3 choices of accommodation in Darwin and Perth. Our "Good Standard" central hotels have 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. You will also be met at the train station on arrival in Perth and transferred to your hotel. You will be personally met at your hotel by a DISCOVER AUSTRALIA representative and transferred from your hotel to the airport for your flight home.
DISCOVER AUSTRALIA Bonus Voucher Book
You’ll receive the FREE DISCOVER AUSTRALIA Bonus Voucher Book that includes $500 value of discounts and bonuses throughout NT and WA at shops, restaurants attractions, wineries etc. It’s a great way to save even more on your 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.
Blue Mountains: (Perth to Sydney): Explore the magnificent Blue Mountains by railway, cableway and skyway.
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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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 30kg), 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 $1600 per person. All packages can be upgraded to include luxurious Platinum Service, simply ask.
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