Christmas tours on the Indian Pacific 2024 - Photo
Tours to Perth on the Indian Pacific from Adelaide 2024 - Photo
Holidays to Perth for Xmas 2024 - Photo
Christmas tours 2024 - Photo


DAY 1. Flights to Adelaide (D)

Our Carbon Neutral flights arrive into Adelaide mid-afternoon. We meet our friendly tour host, board a third party coach and make our way to Mount Lofty Summit lookout for a photo opportunity. From here we head into Adelaide CBD, enjoying a city sights tour before we check-in to our city hotel. 1 Night: Hilton Adelaide


Today we embark on an unforgettable journey through South Australia with our meticulously crafted itinerary that promises a perfect blend of history, culture, and scenic delights. We make our way to Victor Harbor for a charming horse-drawn tram ride, a unique experience that transports us to a bygone era. Delve into the town’s rich history as we pass landmarks such as the Newland Memorial Uniting Church, the picturesque Warland Reserve, and the historic Railway Terrace. After lunch we visit Hardys Tintara, where we indulge in a wine tasting experience amidst the lush vineyards of McLaren Vale. We pass through Glenelg, with its sandy shores and vibrant atmosphere, capping off this remarkable day by checking in for the Indian Pacific, an iconic train journey from Adelaide to Perth. The allure of diverse landscapes, cultural landmarks, and the indulgence of wine-tasting culminate in an itinerary that promises an enriching and unforgettable adventure. 2 Nights: Indian Pacific, Gold Service


Today is all about those amazing outback views as you cross this famous stretch of the Australian interior, the ancient Nullarbor Plain, on the longest stretch of straight railway track in the world. Enroute, the Indian Pacific calls in to Cook, once-bustling, now almost-ghost town that was originally built as a support town for the railway. Travelling further west, the next stop is at Rawlinna on the fringe of Australia’s largest sheep station for a signature dinner under a thousand stars (seasonal).


After a restful sleep, enjoy breakfast as the picturesque rolling hills of the Avon Valley pass you by. We arrive into Perth mid-afternoon where we board a local coach for transfer to our hotel. 5 Nights: Crown Promenade, Perth


This morning we visit one of the oldest mints in the world on The Perth Mint Gold Tour. Marvel at a live gold pour, Australia’s largest natural nugget collection and historic coin collection. We then depart on a Swan River cruise from Perth to Fremantle, offering breathtaking views of the city skyline before visiting the iconic Fremantle Markets. Wander through the bustling aisles with an eclectic range of handmade crafts, unique artworks, vintage treasures and an impressive array of gourmet treats, fresh produce and International cuisines. Our afternoon takes us back to the hotel via the popular Cottesloe Beach. **Lunch is at your own expense today.


Today we board a ferry bound for beautiful Rottnest Island. Our comprehensive journey takes in the unique fauna and flora, stunning beaches, woodlands and salt lakes with our local guide. As we travel the Island we are treated to panoramic views as we visit iconic landmarks and maybe even spot a quokka or two. We see the Wadjemup Lighthouse and Mabel Cove, ride the historic train while our guide shares insights into the islands rich history.


Today we travel South from Perth to the iconic Busselton Jetty, stretching gracefully into the turquoise waters of Geographe Bay. Experience the breathtaking scenery and take a leisurely stroll along the jetty, absorbing the coastal charm. We then continue to Brookwood Estate, a picturesque winery nestled in the heart of Margaret River. Indulge in a sumptuous lunch accompanied by a selection of exquisite wines, surrounded by the vineyard’s serene ambiance. The journey then takes a sweet turn at the Margaret River Chocolate Factory, where artisanal chocolates tantalise your taste buds. Immerse yourself in the delightful world of chocolate craftsmanship and enjoy some delectable treats.


Merry Christmas! After a festive breakfast together, enjoy all the facilities our hotel has to offer before we meet again for Christmas Day celebrations and a festive feast. Enjoy a long lunch together capturing the spirit of Christmas, taking time to enjoy every moment of this special day.


Enjoy a leisurely start to our final day in Perth before we are transferred to the airport for our respective Carbon Neutral flights home.

B = Full Breakfast MT = Morning Tea L = Lunch AT = Afternoon Tea D = Two Course Dinner

dates & pricing

Twin Share Sole Use Departs 2024
$8150 $8895 18 Dec
  • A non refundable deposit of $2000pp required to secure your reservation.
  • Due to strict terms & conditions imposed by Journey Beyond, payment for this tour will be required 120 days prior to departure and at this time 100% cancellation fees apply.
  • Rail prices are correct at time of printing but are subject to change.
  • Indian Pacific twin share cabins include bunk beds; ensuite facilities. Single cabins include a wash basin in the cabin and shared shower and toilet facilities within the carriage.
  • Flights are arranged to suit the tour as a group in advance, therefore we cannot book individual preferences or guarantee direct flights.
  • N.B. Tour subject to fuel levy price increases for all transport operators. See T&Cs for details.
  • FITNESS LEVEL – A RATING OF 3 (ACTIVE/MODERATE) Passengers must be able to:
    • Participate in walking tours without having to stop or sit down to rest for up to 20 minutes
    • Walk up an incline equal to a flight of stairs without stopping
    • Stand for 30 minutes without needing to sit down
    • Walk over uneven ground, tackle cobbled creek crossings & walk through soft sand
    • Get on and off transportation multiple times unaided
    • Manage your own luggage

Highlights & inclusions

  • Economy class Carbon Neutral flights to Adelaide from Brisbane, Sydney or Melbourne, and from Perth to Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne or Adelaide
  • Fully escorted by an experienced Fun Over 50 Holidays host
  • 1 night Adelaide; Mount Lofty Summit lookout; City sights tour
  • Victor Harbor; Horse drawn tram ride; McLaren Vale winery; Glenelg
  • 3 days/2 nights Gold Class Indian Pacific Train from Adelaide to Perth (Upper/lower berths)
  • Premium dining and standard beverages included on rail journeys
  • 5 nights Perth
  • Perth Mint; Swan River Cruise; Freemantle Markets; Cottesloe Beach
  • Rottnest Island
  • Busselton Jetty
  • Margaret River winery tasting & lunch; Margaret River Chocolate Factory
  • Christmas day celebration lunch
  • 22 meals
  • Locally operated comfort plus coach travel

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