Adelaide to Perth

Departures per week

The Indian Pacific departs weekly all year round.

Day of departure

The Indian Pacific departs Adelaide on Thursdays at 9.40 pm. There is a pre journey dinner in Adelaide prior to departure, check in here between 5.00 - 6.00 pm.

Duration

3
days
/
2
 nights
Example:

Depart Adelaide, Thursday at 9.40 pm, arrive Perth on Saturday at 3.00 pm

Adelaide to Perth

Inclusions

  • Pre journey dinner in Adelaide
  • All meals and beverages onboard
  • Afternoon experience at Cook
  • Dinner under the stars at Rawlinna

Details

Day 1

Adelaide

Begin your journey with us at a beautiful Adelaide restaurant where you’ll enjoy a sumptuous dinner featuring modern Australian cuisine before transferring to Adelaide Parklands Terminal for a late evening departure. Sleep comfortably as you head north-west, and awake in the vast expanse and beauty of the Nullarbor Plain.

Day 2

Nullarbor Plain

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast and then marvel at the ever-changing landscape before settling down to a regionally inspired lunch. Dinner under the stars awaits at Rawlinna (seasonal), the remote and beautiful outpost that borders a ‘little’ sheep station of a mere 2.5 million acres (8,000 square kilometres).

Day 3

Avon Valley and Perth

After a restful sleep, you’ll be greeted by daybreak and breakfast in the picturesque rolling hills of the Avon Valley. Then enjoy a delightful lunch as you head to your final destination of Perth, arriving mid-afternoon.

Day 4

DAY 1 

 BOARD THE INDIAN PACIFIC IN SYDNEY

Departing Sydney’s Central Station, the anticipation builds for the trip ahead as you settle into your first evening on the Indian Pacific enjoying the fabulous food, wine, service and social atmosphere of this much-loved rail journey.OVERNIGHT: 3 nights Indian Pacific (D)

DAY 2 

INDIAN PACIFIC, BROKEN HILL AND ADELAIDE

After breakfast, prepare for your first Off Train Excursion in Broken Hill exploring the beauty of this Silver City, and discover the history of mining that makes the town what it is today and the artistic culture that also abounds in the area. As you approach the southern tip of the Flinders Ranges, the train weaves its way into Adelaide, and you’ll have more afternoon Off Train Excursions to choose from before returning to the train. (B,L,D) 

DAY 3 

INDIAN PACIFIC, NULLARBOR PLAIN

Today, wake up and marvel at the raw beauty of the Nullarbor. Taking its name from the Latin meaning ‘no trees’, the ancient Nullarbor conjures the sense of limitless space and time, making this journey all about those amazing outback views as you cross this famous stretch of the Australian interior. Dinner this evening is under an outback sky on the edge of the country’s largest sheep station at Rawlinna (seasonal). (B,L,D)

DAY 4 

INDIAN PACIFIC, PERTH

Your breakfast treat this morning is watching the delightful Avon Valley pass by as the final stage of your transcontinental crossing unfolds, heading into Perth where your connection with the Indian Ocean begins. Check in to your accommodation and enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure.OVERNIGHT: Duxton Hotel (or similar) (B,L)

DAY 5 

PERTH TO MARGARET RIVER

Your journey starts with a picturesque drive south to the fabulous Margaret River region enjoying several stops along the way. In Mandurah, a coffee break by the foreshore is followed by a visit to the Featured Wood Gallery and Museum in Bunbury. At Busselton, walk off your delicious lunch with a stroll along the longest timber jetty in the southern hemisphere. OVERNIGHT: 2 nights Margarets Beach Resort (B,L) or Margaret Forrest Apartments (or similar)

DAY 6 

MARGARET RIVER

Today is a sensory overload of wonderful food, wine, culture and scenery as we indulge in regional specialties, including wine, as well as craft beer, coffee, cheeses, olive oil and chocolate with various esteemed local producers. (B,L)

DAY 7

MARGARET RIVER TO PERTH

Today, we head to Redgate Beach to hear stories of the shipwrecks that lie offshore, then head underground to explore the spectacular Mammoth Cave. Next stop, majestic Boranup Forest dominated by 60-metre tall karri trees, and a tour of the tallest lighthouse on mainland Australia, Cape Leeuwin, before stopping for lunch in Augusta.After free time to browse the shops and galleries in the Margaret River township, it’s time to head back to your Perth accommodation.OVERNIGHT: 2 nights Duxton Hotel or similar (B,L)

DAY 8 

 LEISURE DAY

Today is yours to explore cosmopolitan Perth at your leisure. Take a walk to the new Elizabeth Quay, cruise the Swan River, stroll Kings Park, see the quokkas of Rottnest Island with Rottnest Express, or simply relax in the comfort of your accommodation. (B)WE RECOMMENDMorning Coffee, Culture and Art tour $45 per person.Uncover secret gardens, hidden art and colourful history as you roam the city streets. You’ll comb the Heritage Precinct and the old theatre districts before heading to the refurbished State Buildings that house 120 years of stories to share.

DAY 9 

 FAREWELL

It’s time to check out of your accommodation after a rich and rewarding discovery of south west Western Australia. (B)

Adelaide to Perth
Adelaide to Perth

Pricing (per person)

April 2019 - March 2020

Peak Season

September, October 2019

Shoulder Season

April, May, August, November 2019, February, March 2020

Low Season

June, July, December 2019, January 2020

April 2020 - March 2021

Peak Season

September, October 2020

Shoulder Season

April, May, August, November 2020, February, March 20210

Low Season

June, July, December 2020, January 2021

Advance Purchase Fares must be booked and paid for in full a minimum of six months in advance. Only limited number of these fares available per departure and are subject to availability. Children aged 4-15 inclusive receive a 20% discount off the accompanying adult fare. Children 0-3 free in existing bedding. All prices in Australian dollars (AUD) and are inclusive of GST. Terms and Conditions apply.