Discoveries Down Under

Includes a 3 Night All-Inclusive Indian Pacific Train Journey

Prices from R48,999 pp

Enjoy an exciting hotel stay in Sydney where you’ll explore the cosmopolitan city and embark on an unforgettable transcontinental train journey on board the Indian Pacific, followed by three night stay in Perth to explore the highlights of Western Australia.

Begin your holiday with a three night hotel stay in the bustling city of Sydney where you’ll have a chance to explore it’s captivating landmarks including the iconic Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge; as well as take advantage of the Hop-On-Hop-Off cruise pass that will take you round fascinating sights on board Captain Cook’s ferry.

Next, you’ll board the magnificent Indian Pacific for your transcontinental voyage to Perth, following the path of bush pioneers, gold rush prospectors and legendary adventurers. Encased in luxury, you’ll enjoy all-inclusive dining in the Queen Adelaide Restaurant and relax in your private cabin with en-suite. Marvel at the ever-changing scenery from harsh barren landscapes and the majestic Blue Mountains to the raw beauty of the Nullarbor Plain and lush eucalyptus forests, before arriving at your final destination, Perth, where you’ll disembark your Australian end-to-end journey, for a three night hotel stay. During your stay, you’ll embark two tours to uncover more of this beautiful city.

Duration 9 nights
Departing Mar 2020 - Aug 2020
  • All flights
  • All taxes
  • All transfers
  • Rail journey
  • Tours included

Your Experience

  • 3 night 4* hotel stay in Sydney
  • Sydney Harbour Hop-On-Hop-Off ferry cruise pass
  • 3 night all-inclusive Gold Service Indian Pacific train journey; including all on board meals, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, off train excursions and Outback experiences
  • 3 night 4* hotel stay in Perth
  • Perth highlights tour
  • Rottness Island deluxe tour
  • All flights, taxes & transfers
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Itinerary

Day 1
Sydney - Hotel Stay

As you arrive in Sydney, the striking sights of the iconic Opera House and Harbour Bridge will welcome you with open arms. As Australia’s most cosmopolitan city you can expect breathtaking energy as you roam the humming streets, exploring the sights of this spectacular destination. Admire the captivating works at the Museum of Contemporary Art, star gaze from the planetarium in Sydney’s Observatory or amble through the beautiful greenery of The Royal Botanic Garden.

Parkroyal Darling Harbour

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Day 2
Sydney - Hotel Stay

Another day is yours to explore the enticing city. Wander the coastal, cliff-side paths, with rock pools and secluded bays, where you can watch surfers ride the waves. Embrace the city’s rich heritage and seek out the aboriginal rock carvings near Mackenzies Point or tour the Rocks and learn about Australia’s first European settlement.

Day 3
Sydney - Hotel Stay & Tour

Whilst in Sydney make the most of your Hop-On Hop-Off cruise pass. 

When in Sydney do what the locals do and travel on the harbour highway! Your hop-on/hop-off pass offers unlimited use of the Captain Cook Rocket Ferries over the course of a day. Today you’ll enjoy a fascinating tour of Sydney and its neighbours. The tour includes fantastic sights of Manly Beach, Darling Harbour, Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Opera House. Next, you’ll embark on a cruise to Taronga Zoo, home to Sumatran Tigers, Asian Elephants, Giraffe, Meerkats, Gorillas and many more.

Day 4
Sydney - Embark Indian Pacific

Stepping aboard the mighty Indian Pacific, you’ll feel a great sense of anticipation as this unforgettable three night Australian adventure begins to unfold. Your Gold Service Twin Cabin offers a comfortable sleeper cabin featuring private en suite and upper and lower berths that convert to a three-seater lounge by day. You’ll also enjoy all-inclusive dining in the Queen Adelaide Restaurant, including Australian wines, beers, base spirits and non-alcoholic beverages.

Your all-inclusive basis doesn’t stop at dining and drinks, it stretches to all your off-train excursions so you can fully experience destinations such as the legendary Outback base of Broken Hill, the absolute stillness of the Nullarbor Plain and the tastes of Barossa Valley or Adelaide.

Day 5
Indian Pacific

Waking up, you'll arrive in the classic mining town of Broken Hill. During an off-train excursion, explore the beauty of the city and discover the history behind of mining that makes the town so special.

Stepping back on board, enjoy breakfast in the Queen Adelaide Restaurant, where you'll be spoilt with bagels, cereal, juices as well as a fully cooked traditional breakfast. Watch as the vast outback passes you by as you relax by the window or trade stories with new found friends.

Day 6
Indian Pacific

Marvel at the raw beauty of the Nullarbor as you travel along Australia's longest stretch of single railway in the world. The changing landscapes are one to remember for years to come. 

That evening, set foot in Rawlinna for canapes and drinks under the wide Nullarbor sky. 

Day 7
Perth - Disembark Indian Pacific & Hotel Stay

The Avon Valley beckons you this morning – the mild skies and cool green vales of this picturesque part of the world will truly delight. Arrive into the cosmopolitan western capital of Perth after lunch, having finished an epic Australian journey end-to-end.

Four Points by Sheraton Perth

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Day 8
Perth - Hotel Stay & Tour

Take in the very best of Perth on this tour of the city’s many highlights. From the famous WACA cricket ground to Kings Park, Cottesloe Beach to Fremantle Docks and much more, this tour will take you on a comprehensive route of the city’s best sights and sounds. Admire the stunning sandstone colonial architecture at Perth Mint and visit the luxurious Royal Perth Yacht Club, once home to the America’s Cup.

Discover its highlights on this tour that begins at the world-renowned WACA (Western Australian Cricket Association) stadium. Renowned for its fast scoring and home to many Ashes matches, even those who don’t have a passion for cricket cannot help but admire the design and history of the ground. Proceed to Kings Park and look out at spectacular views over the city skyline and the Indian Ocean.

Walk across the powder white sand at Cottesloe Beach and take in the historic Fremantle Docks, Western Australia’s busiest cargo port, built to accommodate the influx of opportunists trying to take advantage of Australia’s gold rush at the end of the 19th century. Admire the sandstone architecture at the Perth Mint, which also played a key role in Western Australia’s gold industry before heading to the opulent Royal Perth Yacht Club, full of history and grandeur.

Day 9
Perth - Hotel Stay & Tour

One fantastic Island, so many unique and diverse experiences! Located just 19km off the mainland, Rottnest Island offers endless possibilities. Explore the beauty and tranquillity of Rottnest as you sit back and relax in the comfort of an air-conditioned coach. This 90-minute tour around the island takes you out to some of Rottnest’s most spectacular locations including the Wadjemup Lighthouse and the rugged West End. The tour will provide you with an insight into Rottnest’s cultural and historical heritage and diverse wildlife, including the famous quokkas. You will also have a chance to step off the coach and enjoy a stroll along the boardwalk at the majestic look-out point at West End.

Prices

29 Mar 2020 - 07 Apr 2020 Standard from R50,999
12 Apr 2020 - 21 Apr 2020 Standard from R50,999
10 May 2020 - 19 May 2020 Standard from R51,999
14 Jun 2020 - 23 Jun 2020 Standard from R48,999
05 Jul 2020 - 14 Jul 2020 Standard from R49,999
09 Aug 2020 - 18 Aug 2020 Standard from R51,999

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