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Indian Pacific Journey + Perth Stay + Margaret River Touring

Cross the entire country!

There's no better way to appreciate the sheer breadth of Australia than by crossing every inch of it! Take an unforgettable train ride from the east coast to the west (or vice versa) and tick some wonderful WA experiences off your bucket list!

FROM
$3,129PP
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DURATION
7 nights
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • Selected drinks
  • Selected transfers
  • Day tours
  • Day cruises

About this holiday

Indian Pacific

Low Season: Dec 2018, Jan-Feb 2019
Shoulder Season: Apr, Sep-Nov 2018, Mar 2019
High Season: May-Aug 2018

  • Fares valid for the journey from Sydney to Perth

  • Prices valid from 1st April 2018 - 31st March 2019.

  • Single supplements apply - contact us for a quote

Inclusions

  • 4 days/3 nights aboard the Indian Pacific, Sydney to Perth (or v.v.), in Gold Service including all meals, beverages and Off Train Experiences in Broken Hill, Adelaide, Cook and Rawlinna

  • Transfer from East Perth Rail Terminal to Hotel (or v.v.)

  • 3 nights accommodation in Perth including breakfast daily

  • ½ day Perth and Fremantle City Explorer with Swan River Cruise including touring

  • 2 day / 1 night Margaret River Getaway – Top Drop Experience including accommodation at 4 star Quality Inn Margaret River, 4 meals, guided tour of Mammoth Cave, visits to Busselton Jetty, Boranup Forest, Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, Margaret River Township, beer, cider and wine tastings with behind the scenes vineyard and winery tastings.

Read on for the amazing full itinerary!

Accommodation

Gold Service Twin

Gold Service (Single & Twin Share)
During the day, the compact Twin Berth Sleeper Cabins offer a comfortable three seater lounge, converting to an upper and lower sleeping berth at night. And with top notch service from our hospitality attendant, you'll enjoy fresh sheets, bath towels, pillows, doonas and complimentary toiletries. Twin Berth Sleeper Cabins have private en suite facilities with a hide-away compact toilet, wash basin and shower. 

Platinum Service (Twin & Double Share)
By day your cabin is configured as a private lounge with deluxe lounge seating, a table and two ottomans. By night you'll sleep easy as the lounges convert to a comfortable bedroom with either a double bed or twin beds.

Travel dates

  • Prices valid from 1st April 2018 - 31st March 2019

Itinerary

Sydney - Adelaide - Nullabor Plain - Perth - Fremantle - Margaret River
Alternative itineraries available: Perth to Sydney, Adelaide to Perth, Perth to Adelaide

Day 1: (Wednesday) Indian Pacific, Sydney

Depart Sydney aboard the Indian Pacific this afternoon and start a true journey of contrasts. As you venture beyond the city limits, settle back, open a book or enjoy the social atmosphere of the Lounge. This evening delight in a sumptuous dinner before retiring to your cabin. (D)

Day 2: (Thursday) Indian Pacific, Adelaide

Wake up with a coffee as you arrive in Broken Hill, a classic mining town. Here you can explore the beauty of this Silver City on an Off Train Excursion. The remainder of the day is spent onboard watching the passing of scenery, chatting with new found friends and indulging in a delicious lunch before arriving in the city of Adelaide for an afternoon Off Train Excursion and dinner before reboarding the train and continuing your journey west. (B,L,D)

Day 3: (Friday) Indian Pacific, Nullabor Plain

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast and then marvel at the ever-changing landscape passing by your window before settling down to a regionally inspired lunch. Dinner under the stars awaits at Rawlinna; the remote and beautiful outpost that borders a little sheep station of a mere 2.5 million acres (8,000 square kilometres) (weather permitting). (B,L,D)

Day 4: (Saturday) Perth

After a restful sleep, you are greeted by daybreak and breakfast in the picturesque rolling hills of the Avon Valley as you head to your destination of Perth in the mid-afternoon after enjoying a delightful lunch. Transfer to your accommodation. (B,L)

Day 5: (Sunday) Perth and Fremantle

Starting in Perth this morning, your tour takes in all major attractions including the Western Australian Cricket Ground and Kings Park. Enjoy a picturesque drive along Cottesloe Beach, one of the most popular Australian West Coast beaches, before arriving into Fremantle. Long renowned for its eclectic mix of arty and alternative types, Fremantle’s streets buzz with the songs of buskers, the sidewalks fill with art collections and music floats out from trendy cafés and bars. Spend some time leisurely exploring historic Fremantle before cruising along the Swan River back to Perth. The remainder of the day is free for you to further explore Perth. Atop at Elizabeth Quay and the Swan Bell Tower or enjoy the comfort of your accommodation. (B)

Day 6: (Monday) Margaret River

Departing Perth, you will travel south towards the iconic Busselton Jetty, before continuing further south to the Margaret River region. Stop at the famous Bootleg Brewery to indulge in a gourmet platter lunch full of local produce and enjoy award winning beer and cider tastings. Sandalford Winery is the next stop for a chance to enjoy premium wine tastings. Travel further south to Mammoth Cave and Boranup Forest. Be awestruck by the size of the massive Karri Trees as the journey continues to Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse. From here you will be transferred to your overnight accommodation. (B, L, D)

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Fine print

This product requires manual confirmation and is therefore subject to availability and prices may increase.

Bookings & Payment

Conditions: 

  • 2018/19 Advance Purchase Holiday Package fares: must be purchased 6 months or more prior to travel and are subject to availability. Full payment required 7 days after confirmation invoice. Non refundable (100% cancellation fee).

  • 2019/20 Advanced Purchase Holiday Package fares: must be purchased 6 months or more prior to travel and are subject to availability. A non-refundable deposit payment is required 7 days after confirmation invoice. Final balance payment due 190 days prior to travel. 

  • Late Bookings made 50 days or less prior to the train's departure date require full payment at the time of booking.

  • We also recommend that you take out suitable travel insurance to cover (as a minimum) the costs incurred if you cancel your trip.

  • Everyday & Everyday Saver fares: require a non-refundable deposit within 7 days after confirmation invoice. Please refer to table below.

Maximum Deposit Amount Required

Balance Due 

Gold Service: $600 per person within 7 days after confirmation

Platinum Service: $1200 per person within 7 days after confirmation

50 days prior to departure

NOTE: Rail Plus withholds the right to cancel the booking if a deposit or balance is not received.

Cancellations - Conditions

Cancellation Notice

Cancellation Fee Per Person

Cancel more than 50 days prior to departure Loss of Deposit
Cancel less than 50 days prior to departure Non-Refundable

Advance Purchase Cancellations: 

'Loss of Deposit' if cancelled more than 190 days before departure.

'Non-refundable' if cancelled less than 190 days before departure.

  • Earlybird & Advance Purchase Fares are non-refundable

  • Refunds will incur GST

  • Amendment fees will apply to Advance Purchase fares if made at least 50 days prior to departure. Guests may have to pay the difference between the Advanced Purchase and Everyday fares.(Subject to availability). Within 50 days, no amendments are allowed.

  • Amendment fees may apply.

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