Day 1. Arrive Sydney, Depart Indian Pacific Gold Service
Departing from your home port this morning, you will arrive in Sydney and then make our way to meet the Indian Pacific and embark on an epic transcontinental journey across Australia to Perth. The train departs at 3pm. Please arrive at Sydney Central Station by 1pm for check-in. Overnight: Indian Pacific (D & all beverages).
Day 2. Broken Hill & Adelaide
Broken Hill, a classic mining town where the streets are wide and there is a pub on every corner. On your Off Train Excursion we visit the Pro Hart Gallery and many other attractions. Boarding again, we make our way arriving in Adelaide where we explore by coach, boutique wineries or Hanhdorf Village. Overnight: Indian Pacific (B,L,D & all beverages)
Day 3. Cook & Rawlinna / Christmas Day crossing the Nullarbor
Overnight we will have made our way into Western Australia. Wake up and marvel at the raw beauty of the Nullarbor. We then will be treated to a wonderful Christmas lunch with all the trimmings. Who else will be able to say, I had Christmas Lunch crossing the Nullarbor! Your sense of wonder will be well and truly ignited when it comes time to set foot at Rawlinna this evening. Under brilliant desert stars, enjoy an evening stop to partake in a traditional Outback dinner under the wide Nullarbor skies while enjoying a chilled beverage and canapés. Overnight: Indian Pacific (B,L,D & all beverages)
Day 4. Arrive Perth
This morning the Avon Valley comes into view. The mild skies and cool green vales of this picturesque part of the world will truly delight. Arriving into Perth after lunch, we will be met by our coach and transferred to our accommodation with time to freshen up for dinner this evening. Overnight: Perth Ambassador (B,L,D)
Day 5. Swan River Cruise & Fremantle Tour
We enjoy a relaxing cruise on the Swan River with interesting commentary of the sights and history en route to Fremantle. We then take part in a fascinating tour of this port city learning of it’s colorful history including a visit to the notorious Fremantle Prison and other historical sites. We cruise back to Perth while enjoying a wonderful buffet lunch. Overnight: Perth Ambassador (B,L,D)
Day 6. A Day in Swan Valley
Following breakfast, we then depart for the Swan Valley Region and visit the odd winery or two and also a working chocolate factory where you can sample some tasty treats. Overnight: Perth Ambassador (B,L,D)
Day 7. Perth Mint Tour, Depart Perth
Following breakfast we will depart for the Perth Mint. We will enjoy a guided tour of this grand heritage building learning of the allure of gold that was established as a branch of Britain’s Royal Mint in 1899. Your tour will conclude at your hotel after visiting the Perth Mint. Flights to be arranged from midday. Note: Extra nights can be added upon request. (B)
B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner
dates & pricing
- A $1500 per person non-refundable deposit is required to secure your booking
- Tour is subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances.
- Final payment due 65 days prior to departure.
- Full payment is non refundable within 65 days of departure.