Great Western Wonders - Indian Pacific

Departures per week

The Great Western Wonders departs weekly March to October.

Day of departure

The Great Western Wonders departs Sydney on Wednesdays at 3.00 pm

Duration

10
days
/
9
 nights
Example:

Depart Sydney Wednesday at 3.00 pm, end in Perth the following Friday morning

Great Western Wonders - Indian Pacific

Inclusions

  • 4 days/3 nights aboard the Indian Pacific, Sydney to Perth, including all meals, beverages and Off Train Experiences in Broken Hill, Adelaide, Cook and Rawlinna
  • 3 nights accommodation in Perth including breakfast daily
  • Return economy flights from Perth to Exmouth
  • 3 nights accommodation at Sal Salis Ningaloo Reef including airport transfers, chef-prepared meals, snacks and beverages, National Park entrance fees and guided wilderness activities
  • 1 day Whale Shark Swim (March to July) or Humpback Whale Swim (August to October) including travel onboard a luxury vessel, wetsuits and snorkel gear, morning tea, lunch and beverage
  • 9 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners

Details

Day 1
Day 2
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
followed by a day enjoying the outback scenery. In the afternoon, arrive
in Adelaide where you’ll have more Off Train Excursions to choose from
before returning to the train and continuing your journey west. (B,L,D) 

Day 3 

INDIAN PACIFIC, NULLARBOR PLAIN 

Today
is all about those amazing outback views as you cross this famous
stretch of the Australian interior. Dinner this evening is under an
outback sky (seasonal). (B,L,D) 

Day 4 

INDIAN PACIFIC, PERTH 

Watch
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.

OVERNIGHT: 2 nights Pan Pacific Perth (B,L) 

Day 5

LEISURE DAY 

Today
is yours to explore cosmopolitan Perth and surrounds at your leisure.
Why not take a stroll to the new Elizabeth Quay or cruise the Swan
River.  If you're feeling a little more adventurous, then take a journey
to the Pinnacles, a limestone formation within the Nambung National
Park and one of many Western Australian natural wonders. (B)

WE RECOMMEND

Pinnacles and Lobster Day tour $184 per person.

Exploring
the stunning rock formations of the Pinnacles, the amazing Lancelin
Sand Dunes, Yanchep National Park – with its Koala Boardwalk – and
lunching at the famous Lobster Shack in Cervantes is a rich kaleidoscope
of what the west has to offer. 

Day 6

PERTH TO EXMOUTH AND NINGALOO REEF 

Today
your flight to Exmouth transports you to another world. Your eco-luxe
accommodation for the next three nights, the Sal Salis Ningaloo Reef, is
a beachside safari camp with just 16 wilderness tents surrounding the
pristine bush and beaches of the Cape Range National Park. Enjoy the day
exploring this amazing location teeming with native wildlife.
OVERNIGHT: 3 nights Sal Salis Ningaloo Reef (B,D) 

Day 7

NINGALOO REEF 

Prepare
for a life-changing experience. Depending on the time of year, you have
the chance to swim with whale sharks (March to July) or humpback whales
(August to October) on the world famous Ningaloo Reef! These incredible
opportunities are restricted to small groups, and you will be escorted
the whole way travelling aboard a luxury vessel guided by a spotter
plane from above. Snorkels and wetsuits are provided. Lunch is also
included and even a glass of bubbly to celebrate an encounter with
nature you’ll never forget. (B,L,D) 

Day 8

NINGALOO REEF 

Today
is yours to enjoy more of Ningaloo from Sal Salis Ningaloo Reef. Go
snorkelling along the coral reef literally on your doorstep to swim
among 500 species of fish, 250 species of coral and 600 species of
mollusc. Join a guided walk through spectacular Mandu Mandu and Yardie
Creek Gorges, go kayaking or fishing. (B,L,D) 

Day 9

NINGALOO REEF AND EXMOUTH  TO PERTH 

Your
morning flight back to Perth leaves the afternoon free to enjoy more of
the Western Australian capital. 

OVERNIGHT: Pan Pacific Perth (B) 

Day 10

FAREWELL 

After breakfast, check out of your accommodation. (B)

Great Western Wonders - Indian Pacific
Great Western Wonders - Indian Pacific

Pricing (per person)

April 2019 - March 2020

Peak Season

September, October 2019

Advance Purchase $ 9,399

Shoulder Season

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

Advance Purchase $ 8,029

Advance Purchase $ 8,869

Low Season

June, July, December 2019, January 2020

Advance Purchase $ 7,739

Advance Purchase $ 8,629

April 2020 - March 2021

Peak Season

September, October 2020

Advance Purchase Pre Reg

Shoulder Season

April, May, August, November 2020, February, March 2021

Advance Purchase Pre Reg

Advance Purchase Pre Reg

Low Season

June, July, December 2020, January 2021

Advance Purchase Pre Reg

Advance Purchase Pre Reg

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.