Adelaide to Sydney

Departures per week

The Indian Pacific departs weekly all year round.

Day of departure

The Indian Pacific departs Adelaide on Tuesdays at 10.15 am

Duration

2
days
/
1
 nights
Example:

Departs Tuesday at 10.15 am, arrive Sydney on Wednesday at 3.15 pm

Adelaide to Sydney

Inclusions

  • All meals and beverages onboard
  • Excursions in Broken Hill
  • Optional excursion in the Blue Mountains

Details

Day 1

Adelaide and Broken Hill

A mid-morning departure from the Adelaide Parklands Terminal platform and you soon find yourself gazing at the remarkable rock formations of the Flinders Ranges. As you enjoy the rich ochre, golden and blue-green dotted landscape, you will be served a regionally inspired luncheon, accompanied by fine wines and an array of other beverages.  

The rocky scenery gives way to outback scrub as you make your way to Broken Hill in the early evening. Here, in the historic mining town, you have a choice of Off Train Excursions that showcase Broken Hill’s quintessentially Australian character, and its impressive artistic attractions. Enjoy dinner aboard the train and post-meal socialising in the lounge before heading off to bed.

Day 2

Blue Mountains and Sydney

Awake to the splendour of the Blue Mountains. Choose to disembark the train and marvel at the expansive views and natural surrounds. Take a walk through the eucalypt forests or take the cable car for a bird’s-eye view of this World Heritage listed landscape before completing your journey on our dedicated NSW rail service (hosted by our staff) into Sydney Central Station.  

Alternatively, stay on board the Indian Pacific and travel direct to Sydney Central Station to arrive at 11.30am.

Day 3
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 Sydney
Adelaide to Sydney

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 2021

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.