This December: celebrate Christmas Eve with a Sydney Harbour dinner cruise, then cross the entire country to Perth on a once-in-a-lifetime festive rail adventure... and cap it all off with 5 nights of 5-star luxury on the West Coast!
Holiday Inn Darling Harbour, Sydney - Superior Room
Perfectly located in the Darling Harbour precinct, the Holiday Inn Darling Harbour is just a few minutes walk from Darling Harbour, Capital theatre, ICC and across from Darling Square.
Unwind in your spacious superior room with a king bed /twin bed sand flat screen TV. You will feel right at home from the moment you arrive. You can relax after a day of exploring as you enjoy a pay movie or cable TV channel. Stay connected with family and friends with our high speed wifi
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.
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.
23 Dec 2019 - 02 Jan 2020
23 Dec 2019
On arrival at Sydney airport, you will be met by your driver and transferred by private vehicle to your hotel.
24 Dec 2019
Spend the day exploring Sydney or catching up on some last minute Christmas shopping! Tonight you will meet your Travel at 60 community members and celebrate the start of your unique Christmas and New Year experience. Start your Christmas celebrations early as you enjoy a 3-course dinner and 1.5 hour cruise on Sydney Harbour, while watching the sun set on this magical harbour and city.
25 Dec 2019
Merry Christmas! Enjoy breakfast and a relaxing morning at the hotel before making your way to Central Station to start your incredible Christmas journey across the nation. The Indian Pacific departs Sydney at 3:00pm. Check in for your rail journey starts from 12:30pm and closes at 2:00pm.
Your transcontinental adventure begins in Sydney where you board the Indian Pacific. Prepare for a journey of contrasts, from lush vineyards to vast goldmines, majestic mountains to the barren expanse of the Nullarbor, from cities of four million to ghost towns of four. As the train winds through the breathtaking Blue Mountains, explore the comforts of life onboard, get acquainted with your cabin and fellow travellers. After settling in, savour your first meal – a regionally-inspired dinner paired with all-inclusive fine wines and beverages. After dinner, join fellow guests for a late night drink or head back to your cabin for your first night onboard.
26 Dec 2019
You arrive in the ‘Silver City’ of Broken Hill as the day begins, where you embark on a morning of Off Train Excursions to discover the mining history and artistic culture of this unique town where the streets are wide and there’s a pub on every corner. Lunch is served onboard as the Indian Pacific enters the southern tip of the spectacular and ancient Flinders Ranges. Arriving in the city of Adelaide in the afternoon, you have the choice of a tour of the city, a visit to the world famous Barossa Valley or McLaren Vale wine regions (seasonal), or a trip to the beautiful Adelaide Hills featuring the culinary delights of Hahndorf.
27 Dec 2019
You’ll awake to the seemingly endless expanse of the Nullarbor Plain. Breakfast is served as you travel along the longest stretch of straight railway track in the world. This evening, your sense of wonder will be ignited as you enjoy the tranquillity of dinner under the brilliant desert stars in the remote and beautiful Rawlinna (seasonal).
28 Dec 2019
Breakfast is served as you glide through the mild skies and cool green vales of the Avon Valley on your way to Perth, arriving after an on-board lunch. On arrival in Perth at approx 3:00pm, please make your way to the Duxton Hotel, your home for the next few nights.
29-31 Dec 2019
Spend the day exploring Perth, or catch the ferry to Rottnest Island to take a selfie with a quokka. Other options include heading to Fremantle to explore its maritime history, Victorian architecture and convict buildings. For sports buffs, you could book a tour of the WACA or Optus Stadium.
Ring in the New Year in Perth - the city has numerous ways to celebrate including fireworks on the Swan River.
01 Jan 2020
Happy New Year! Today you might feel like sitting back. relaxing and planning the year ahead or maybe you need to get out and explore Kings Park and the Botanic Gardens or head to Cottesloe Beach, one of Perth's most popular beaches. Maybe a Swan River cruise better suits your mood.
02 Jan 2020
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast before heading to the airport in your private transfer for your flight home.
Why not extend your stay in Perth or book a tour to see more of Western Australia.
Please call our Aussie travel team on 1300 414 198 for suggestions or to book this unique Christmas getaway.
Travel at 60 booking conditions apply.