Gems of the West- Indian Pacific (Nov - Dec only)

Departures per week

Gems of the West commences on Sundays during November and December only.

Day of departure

Gems of the West commences in Perth on Sundays (November and December)


days / nights

Commence in Perth on Sundays, conclude in Sydney the following Wednesday week.

Gems of the West- Indian Pacific (Nov - Dec only)


  • 3 nights aboard the Indian Pacific, Perth to Sydney, including all meals, beverages and Off Train Experiences in Broken Hill, Adelaide, Cook and Rawlinna
  • Explore mining and artistic history in Broken Hill
  • Visit the foodie capital of South Australia, Adelaide
  • Witness the barren beauty of the Nullarbor Plain
  • Discover the almost-ghost town of Cook
  • Transfer from Rail Terminal to hotel
  • 8-day Gems of the South West intimate small group touring with Outback Spirit, travelling onboard a state-of-the-art 4WD Mercedes-Benz vehicle, including accommodation, meals, and guided touring
  • Walk through the Perth Botanical Gardens
  • High tea at Blackwood Emporium 1864 in the picturesque town of Mullalyup
  • Climb the famous Gloucester Tree in Pemberton, once the second-highest fire lookout tree in the world
  • Enjoy an afternoon at Silkwood Estate
  • Visit Cape Leeuwin to view the changing colours of the meeting point between the Indian and Southern Oceans
  • Indulge in local food and wine at Margaret River
  • Visit the longest Jetty in Australia in Busselton
  • Enjoy a Harbour Cruise at Mandjar Bay
  • 10 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 10 dinners


Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4

Day 1 


This afternoon enjoy an introduction to the city of Perth aswe take an informative tour of the city including Kings Parkwith the opportunity to take a walk through the BotanicalGardens. (D)

OVERNIGHT: 1 Night (D) 

Day 2


This morning we travel south following the DarlingEscarpment, heading to the Northern Jarrah Forest where we visit the Forest Discovery Centre in Dwellingup for a history lesson on the industry in Western Australia. Continue south passing Collie and onto Harvey, a large dairy and fruit growing area.From here we explore deeper into the orchard country, onto Donnybrook and into the vast Karri and Marri Forests of the Manjimup region where we visit the stunning Blackwood Emporium 1864 for a delicious high tea style lunch.Later this afternoon we arrive at Karri Valley Resort on Lake Beedelup where we will stay for the next two nights.(B,L,D)

OVERNIGHT: 2 nights Karri Valley Resort

Day 3 


This morning we take a trip to the Cascades in GloucesterNational Park. The Lefroy Brook is an impressive sight as itt umbles over the Cascades. We carry on through theNational Park to the Gloucester Tree with an opportunity for the energetic to climb to the top for a view of the surrounding region. This was once the second highest fire lookout tree in the world; however, it is no longer used forthis purpose.After some free time in Pemberton, we head to Silkwood Estate. Perched lakeside with panoramic views of the Karri Forest, this is the perfect place to enjoy award winningwines and lunch.We head back to Karri Valley Resort to enjoy the wonderful facilities of the property; a canoe trip on the lake or a walk to the falls. (B, L, D)

Day 4 


We farewell Karri Valley and head to the most southwesterly point of the Australian mainland, Cape Leeuwin.Here we will take a guided tour of the historic lighthouse and view the changing colours of the meeting point of theIndian and Southern Oceans – where the Leeuwin Current flows.We travel via Caves Road and take in several of the famous surfing beaches of this region, including Prevelly Beach and Gracetown before arriving into Yallingup where we visit theCaves House Hotel for lunch.Later this afternoon, we arrive at Bunker Bay Resort on the Naturaliste Peninsula, our home for the next two nights.(B, L, D)

OVERNIGHT: 2 night Bunker Bay Resort

Day 5


Margaret River is Western Australia’s premium wine growing region which boasts over 40 world- class wineries.First up we visit Margaret River Dairy Company followed by the Margaret River Chocolate Company for self-guided tours. For lunch experience the combination of fine wine, food, art, and music at Leeuwin Estate Winery.This afternoon enjoy some free time in the Margaret River township before returning to Bunker Bay for our second night. (B,L,D)

Day 6


Today we travel to Busselton on Geographe Bay and take time to visit and walk the famous 1.7 kilometre jetty – the longest in Australia.We travel north through to the port city of Bunbury where we take in the impressive views over the harbour and city, through Australind and onto Mandurah. Here we stop at the Redmanna Restaurant for lunch and take in the beautiful views of Mandjar Bay.This afternoon we head out on the water with MandurahCruises for a unique experience with dolphin spotting a possibility! We continue north along the coastal highway towards our hotel in preparation for our Rottnest Island adventure the following day. (B,L,D)

OVERNIGHT: 2 Perth or Fremantle Hotel

Day 7


Early this morning we depart Perth and take a Rottnest Express ferry to Rottnest Island. Here we experience all that Rottnest has to offer, this pocket-sized paradise has something for everyone! We take an informative coach tour around the island's most spectacular locations with insightful commentary, and you might even meet a quokka or two along the way!After lunch, enjoy some free time before heading back to our hotel.Enjoy a late dinner with your fellow travellers and reminisce about your amazing trip! (B,L,D)

Day 8


Tour 8 Day Gems of the South West tour comes to an end this morning. Enjoy an early breakfast at your hotel before checking out and being transferred from the hotel to East Perth RailTerminal. This morning join the Indian Pacific and before long, you’ll be heading through the delightful Avon Valley.Take the time to relax into this iconic train journey and its many creature comforts. Enjoy a pre-dinner drink in theOutback Explorer Lounge with fellow travellers, inanticipation of your late-night arrival into the gold-mining township of Kalgoorlie for an Off Train Experience. (B,L,D)

OVERNIGHT: 3 nights Indian Pacific 

Day 9


Wake to a spectacular Nullarbor sunrise. Relax throughoutthe day, taking in the spectacular outback vistas before visiting the extraordinary and slightly eerie ghost town of Cook, home to a thriving population of four. (B,L,D)

Day 10


As the landscape changes and rich ochre sands make way for forests and farmlands, you will arrive into Adelaide. A range of Off Train Experiences are on offer here. Take a behind-the-scenes tour of Adelaide Oval or see the highlights of the city on foot or by coach. After exploring the South Australian capital, return to the Indian Pacific to continue your journey toward Sydney. (B,L,D)

DAY 11


Wake this morning to take in the full spectacle of the Blue Mountains on Sydney’s doorstep. After your arrival into Katoomba, select from a number of Off Train Experiences to take in the beauty of the region.See the majestic Three Sisters at Echo Point and the views at Jamison Valley before finishing your epic transcontinental crossing in Sydney. (B,L)

Gems of the West- Indian Pacific (Nov - Dec only)
Gems of the West- Indian Pacific (Nov - Dec only)

Pricing (per person)


High Season

November, December 2024

Advance Purchase $ 9,999


High Season

November, December 2025

Advance Purchase $ 9,470

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.
NOTE - for packages Holiday fares TCs apply ie. Everyday Fare = Everyday Holiday Fare Terms and Conditions
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.

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