What better way to celebrate Mother's Day than travelling on the iconic Indian Pacific for an all-inclusive rail holiday, travelling between Perth and Sydney, with extra nights in either city. We've put together a special Travel at 60 group holiday for Mother's Day 2020 and you're invited to join us!
We've put together a special Travel at 60 group holiday for Mother's Day 2020 and you're invited!
On arrival in Perth, you'll be transferred by private vehicle to your hotel, where you can unpack and enjoy 4 nights in Perth. The next day, you'll be transferred to Barrack Street jetty (and return) for your lunch cruise on the Swan River to Fremantle and return to Perth. This is a great way to meet your fellow travellers who will join you on this amazing holiday.
Spend your days exploring all that Perth has to offer, before being transferred to Perth Railway Station to board the iconic Indian Pacific for a 3 night rail journey of 4352km across the nation to Sydney.
If you're from the west coast, you may prefer to board the Indian Pacific for the 3 night journey eastbound before spending 4 nights in Sydney so that you can explore the city at your leisure.
Your holiday includes:
Your holiday does not include:
Let us know if you would like to spend a few days in Sydney at the end of your rail journey, so that we can arrange your own unique itinerary.
Want to explore Perth or Sydney surrounds? Ask our friendly travel team about car hire, tours or additional accommodation. We can also assist with booking your flights, airport transfers and arranging travel insurance.
Freecall our local travel team on 1300 4141 198.
Duxton Hotel, Perth - Deluxe Room
Located in the heart of Perth's CBD, The Duxton's deluxe rooms have a private ensuite bathroom and the majority have a full size bath and separate shower. Other room amenities include flat screen television, in house pay movies, Foxtel channels, coffee and tea making facilities, iron and ironing board, complimentary Wi-Fi and work desk with ergonomic chair.
The Indian Pacific - Gold Class cabin
Spend hours deep in conversation with a travelling partner or lose yourself in a lifetime of thoughts. And after a day of off-train activities, your cabin provides the perfect place to relax and recharge before heading for the lounge or dining carriage. With room to stretch out and all the comforts of home, Gold Service is the most popular level of service aboard The Indian Pacific. You’ll enjoy private cabin accommodation together with all-inclusive dining, beverages and a range of fascinating Off Train Excursions at key stops.
06-13 May 2020:
Perth + Indian Pacific (Gold Class Cabin)
10-17 May 2020:
Indian Pacific (Gold Class Cabin) + Sydney
Freecall our local travel team on 1300 414 198 to secure your place on this Travel at 60 Community group holiday.
Please note the following itinerary is based on the Perth + Indian Pacific option:
Wed 06 May 2020 – Arrive Perth
Welcome to Perth! On arrival, you will be met and transferred by private vehicle to your hotel and the rest of your day is free to explore the city. Please let our travel team know if you would like us to arrange a transfer to your hotel (additional charge applies).
Thu 07 May 2020 – Perth & Swan River Lunch Cruise
After a leisurely breakfast, you will be transferred from your hotel to connect with your Swan River lunch cruise which includes a buffet of Western Australia’s abundant seasonal fresh produce as well as full bar facilities onboard.
This unique cruise is a wonderful way to see Perth and Fremantle from the water. It also gives you the opportunity to meet your fellow Travel at 60 community members who will be joining you on this amazing holiday. Upon boarding the vessel, you will be shown to your reserved table. Enjoy the Captain’s commentary and on your return journey, you are invited to enjoy the hot buffet complemented by seasonal salads, followed by a scrumptious dessert buffet.
Fri 08 May & Sat 09 May 2020 – Perth – At Leisure
Enjoy your days exploring Perth and its surrounds. Why not spend a day on Rottnest Island, where you can take a selfie with a Quokka! Fremantle is a short trip away and has a strong maritime history, as well as remnants from Australia’s convict days or you could check out the wineries in the Swan Valley.
Sun 10 May 2020 – Perth & Kalgoorlie
This morning you will be transferred from your hotel to Perth Railway Station to start your incredible journey on the Indian Pacific. Your journey from the Indian Ocean to the Pacific Ocean begins as you pull away from the platform in Perth mid-morning. Settle into your comfortable cabin and get to know the creature comforts of life onboard. Enjoy a modern Australian lunch as you glide through the picturesque rolling hills of the Avon Valley. After a relaxing afternoon onboard, enjoy a three-course dinner prior to your late evening arrival in the wild west township of Kalgoorlie.
Mon 11 May 2020 – Nullarbor Plain
Awake to the spectacular expanse of the Nullarbor Plain to watch the sunrise. Be captivated by the big blue skies and ancient stillness of the desert landscape, broken only by a mob of friendly kangaroos. Waiting ahead is the charm of the once-thriving Nullarbor railway community – now ghost town – of Cook. Sit back and relax as the train continues its trek across the longest single stretch of railway in the world. Another mouth-watering dinner is followed by relaxed conversation in the lounge before a restful night’s sleep.
Tue 12 May 2020 – Adelaide & Broken Hill
On arrival in elegant Adelaide, you have the choice of a walking tour (seasonal), a behind-the-scenes tour of the world-famous Adelaide Oval, or a coach tour of the city sights. This evening you’ll enjoy a stop at Broken Hill, Australia’s silver capital and home to a unique artistic community.
Wed 13 May 2020 – Blue Mountains & Sydney
Wake in the picturesque Blue Mountains. See the majestic Three Sisters at Echo Point and the views at Jamison Valley before completing your journey on our chartered NSW rail service (fully hosted by our staff) into Sydney Central Station. Alternatively, stay on board the Indian Pacific to travel directly to Sydney.
On arrival in Sydney, your holiday concludes. Please ask our travel team if you would like us to book accommodation in Sydney or a transfer to the airport.
Please note: A $500 per person non-refundable deposit is due within 7 days of booking. The balance is due for payment on or before 31 Jan 2020.
Travel at 60 booking conditions apply.