​Great Rail Journeys - The Indian Pacific

​​3-4 Days

​​​​​The Indian Pacific has been crossing the country for almost 50 years and this is a truly memorable way to see Australia. Depending on your direction of travel and departure points there are off train excursions in Broken Hill, Adelaide, Cook and Kalgoorlie.
To enquire call our expert team on 01425 484044 or Enquire

This trans-continental journey travels between Sydney on the Pacific Ocean and Perth on the Indian Ocean, via Adelaide, a distance of over 2700 miles. 

The Indian Pacific has been crossing the country for almost 50 years and this is a truly memorable way to see Australia. Depending on your direction of travel and departure points there are off train excursions in Broken Hill, Adelaide, Cook and Kalgoorlie.

Onboard Service Options

  • Platinum Service

    This is the highest level of service aboard the trains. Spacious cabins are configured by day as a private lounge with panoramic windows, comfortable seating, table and ottomans. By night the lounges convert to double or twin beds and you have a full size ensuite shower room. Continental breakfast can be enjoyed in your cabin as well as refreshments.

    The Platinum Club is where the included hearty breakfasts, 2-course lunches and 3-course evening meals, are served along with a complimentary range of beverages.

  • Gold Service

    Gold service cabins are configured with a 3-seater lounge by day, which converts to upper and lower berths by night. Cabins have a private ensuite and the all-inclusive meals are served in the Queen Adelaide Restaurant. Australian wines, beers, a selection of spirts and non-alcoholic beverages are also included.

    Gold Superior cabins are available which have a little more space and give the option of a 3⁄4 size double bed plus a fold down berth.

The Indian Pacific Routes

              

Adelaide to Perth

3 Days

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Travel the length of the Nullabor Plain on this memorable train journey between Adelaide and Perth.

Day 1 – Adelaide

Your journey begins before you even step on board with a welcome dinner experience at the Adelaide Terminal. You’ll share fabulous food and wine with your fellow travellers before the evening departure from Adelaide. Once onboard, your train host will show you to your cabin where you can relax or perhaps head for the Outback Lounge for a nightcap.

Day 2 – The Nullabor

Today is a day of solitude and epic timeless landscapes as the Indian Pacific makes its way across the mighty Nullabor Plain. Relax in your cabin or join fellow guests for this memorable day travelling the longest single stretch of railway in Australia. This evening a short stop is made in Rawlinna for pre-dinner drinks and canapés under the starts. Dinner is served back on board.

Day 3 – Perth

Today’s journey takes you through the cool green hills of the Avalon Valley before arriving into Perth mid-afternoon.

  • What's Included?

    2 night’s accommodation on board in your chosen cabin grade

    All meals with selected wine and beverages

    A choice of off train excursions

  • Timings

    Departs Adelaide Thursday – Year Round

    Arrives Perth Saturday – Year Round

To enquire call our expert team on 01425 484044 or Enquire
              

Perth to Adelaide

3 Days

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There is possibly no better way to fully appreciate the sheer scale of Australia than by crossing the continent by rail and following in the footsteps of those early legendary adventurers who opened up Australia’s remarkable interior. 

Travel the length of the Nullabor Plain on this fabulous train journey from Perth to Adelaide.

Day 1 – Perth

Board The Indian Pacific in Perth and settle in to your private cabin and then make your way to the Queen Adelaide Restaurant, where lunch will be served, showcasing the best of Western Australian produce. Watch the ever-changing view and prepare for your first off-train experience in the wild west town of Kalgoorlie-Boulder, home to the Super Pit (an open cut gold mine) and offering a vibrant mix of gold rush history born in the 1880s and magnificent architecture.

Day 2 – Cook and the Nullabor

You will wake this morning to a vast horizon as the Indian Pacific makes its way across the sweeping Nullabor Plain, where the stillness of the desert is disturbed only by the occasional mob of friendly kangaroos or birds circling high in the blue skies above. After breakfast the train makes a short stop in Cook, with a population of just four! Back on board, you continue your journey on Australia’s longest single stretch of railway, through The Nullabor – which gets its name from the Latin meaning ‘no trees’. There is something quite majestic about the sense of limitless time and space here. All meals are enjoyed on board today.

Day 3 – Adelaide

The desert landscapes have made way for the rolling countryside of South Australia. Start the day with breakfast before your early morning arrival into Adelaide.

  • What's Included?

    2 night’s accommodation on board in your chosen cabin grade

    All meals with selected wine and beverages

    A choice of off train excursions

  • Timings

    Departs Perth Sunday – Year Round

    Arrives Adelaide Tuesday – Year Round

To enquire call our expert team on 01425 484044 or Enquire
              

Perth to Sydney

4 Days

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Travelling from the sparkling Indian Ocean on the west coast to the vibrant city of Sydney on the east, you’ll follow in the footsteps of those early legendary adventurers who opened up Australia’s remarkable interior.

Day 1 – Perth

Board The Indian Pacific in Perth for the start of an incredible journey across Australia. Settle in to your private cabin and then make your way to the Queen Adelaide Restaurant, where lunch will be served, showcasing the best of Western Australian produce. Watch the ever-changing view and prepare for your first off-train experience in the wild west town of Kalgoorlie-Boulder, home to the Super Pit (an open cut gold mine) and offering a vibrant mix of gold rush history born in the 1880s and magnificent architecture.

Day 2 – Cook and the Nullabor

You will wake this morning to a vast horizon as the Indian Pacific makes its way across the sweeping Nullabor Plain, where the stillness of the desert is disturbed only by the occasional mob of friendly kangaroos or birds circling high in the blue skies above. After breakfast the train makes a short stop in Cook, population 4! Back on board for the journey on Australia’s longest single stretch of railway, the Nullabor gets its name from the Latin meaning ‘no trees’ and there is something quite majestic about this sense of limitless time and space. All meals are enjoyed on board today.

Day 3 – Adelaide and Broken Hill

The desert landscapes have made way for the rolling countryside of South Australia. On arrival in Adelaide explore the charming city which is renowned for its art festivals, pop-up bars, sporting events and incredible food. The Adelaide Central Market is a mecca for local produce and colourful spectacle for all the senses. Alternatively, join a City Highlights Tour which includes a visit to the Adelaide Hills and Haighs Chocolate Factory. You’ll be back on board for lunch as the Indian Pacific heads for the outback town of Broken Hill, one of Australia’s legendary outback bases known for its wide streets, country pubs and links to the Royal Flying Doctor Service and School of the Air.

Day 4 – Sydney

Enjoy breakfast this morning as the train winds its way through the beautiful Blue Mountains. You can choose to disembark and enjoy an off-train excursion or stay on board and continue into Sydney for a late morning arrival. Guests choosing the off-train excursion will arrive in Sydney mid-afternoon on a private train charter.

  • What's Included?

    3 night’s accommodation on board in your chosen cabin grade

    All meals with selected wine and beverages

    A choice of off train excursions

  • Timings

    Departs Perth Sunday – Year Round

    Arrives Sydney Wednesday – Year Round

To enquire call our expert team on 01425 484044 or Enquire
              

Sydney to Perth

4 Days

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Named after the two oceans it travels between, the Indian Pacific travels between Sydney and Perth via Adelaide on an epic 4,352km journey every week. 

This epic rail journey will take you through the hazy landscapes of the Blue Mountains, across the remote stretches of the Nullabor Plain and from a city of four million inhabitants via a ghost town with a population of just four, to Perth, the sunny capital of Western Australia.

Day 1 – Sydney

Board the Indian Pacific in Sydney mid-afternoon for the start of an incredible journey across Australia. Settle in to your private cabin and enjoy the scenery as the trains makes it way through the Blue Mountains or mingle with your fellow travellers in the Explorer Lounge. As the train navigates the heights of the soaring mountain ranges make your way to the Queen Adelaide Restaurant for signature dining experience then retire for a few late-night drinks or head back to your cabin for the evening.

Day 2 – Broken Hill and Adelaide

Wake early with a coffee as the Indian Pacific pulls into Broken Hill, a classic outback town. The included off train excursion tells the story of the mining history and the vibrant artistic culture that thrives here. At the Pro Hart Gallery learn about one of Australia’s most iconic and enduring artists. Back on board enjoy a light breakfast. Lunch is also served on board as you cross the border into South Australia. You have a couple of choices for your off-train experiences as the train pulls into Adelaide. Enjoy a walking tour of central Adelaide and a beautiful dinner in the National Wine Centre, or perhaps you’d prefer to explore the wineries of the Barossa Valley with dinner included before returning to the train. Between October and March there is also the option to visit McLaren Vale, a renowned culinary region, where the ‘vines meet the sea’.

Day 3 – The Nullabor

Today is a day of solitude and epic timeless landscapes as the Indian Pacific makes its way across the mighty Nullabor Plain. Relax in your cabin or join fellow guests for this memorable day travelling the longest single stretch of railway in Australia. This evening a short stop is made in Rawlinna for pre-dinner drinks and canapes under the starts. Dinner is served back on board.

Day 4 – Perth

Arrival into Perth is mid-afternoon, taking you through the cool green hills of the Avalon Valley before arriving into Perth.

  • What's Included?

    3 night’s accommodation on board in your chosen cabin grade

    All meals with selected wine and beverages

    A choice of off train excursions

  • Timings

    Departs Sydney Wednesday – Year Round

    Arrives Perth Saturday – Year Round

To enquire call our expert team on 01425 484044 or Enquire