RAIL & SAIL - Rail and Royalty - QE2

Departures per week

The Rail and Royalty journey is a one off departure.

Day of departure

The Rail and Royalty departs Sydney on Feb 3, 2021.

Duration

19
days
/
18
 nights
Example:

Two epic journeys by rail and by sea - this is a dream holiday that takes you across Australia and enables you to enjoy all its highlights along the way. Great food and wine, entertainment, history and culture all combine in an unparalleled two-week adventure.

RAIL & SAIL - Rail and Royalty - QE2

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
  • 10 nights aboard the QE2
  • 4 nights accommodation in Perth including breakfast daily
  • Full day Discover Rottnest tour
  • 2 days/1 night Margaret River Food Lover’s Experience
  • Some transfers
  • 18 Breakfasts, 15 Lunches, 14^ Dinners

Details

Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4

DAY 1 

BOARD THE INDIAN PACIFIC IN SYDNEY

Your trans continental adventure begins as you pull away from the platform in Sydney mid-afternoon. You’ll wind your way through the truly breathtaking Blue Mountains as a sumptuous dinner accompanied by an array of fine wines is served. After dinner, relax with a nightcap, before heading off to bed.

DAY 2 

INDIAN PACIFIC, BROKEN HILL, ADELAIDE

You arrive in the ‘Silver City’ of Broken Hill as the day begins, where you embark on your choice of Off Train Excursions. Experience the town’s unique mining, cultural and artistic attractions. Enjoy a leisurely breakfast back on the train as you make your way west. Relax and take in the views. Before you know it, lunch is being served as the Indian Pacific enters the southern tip of the spectacular and ancient Flinders Ranges. Arriving in the city of Adelaide in the afternoon, you have the choice of a tour of the city, a visit to the world-famous Barossa Valley or McLaren Vale wine regions, or a trip to the beautiful Adelaide Hills featuring the culinary delights of Hahndorf. All tours include dinner. Re-boarding the train later in the evening, share your experiences in the lounge with old and new friends alike, before settling in for a comfortable night’s sleep.

DAY 3

INDIAN PACIFIC, NULLABOR PLAIN

You’ll awaken in the seemingly endless expanse of the extraordinary Nullarbor Plain. Breakfast is served as you travel along the longest stretch of straight railway track in the world. Relax, read, chat or just take in the ever-changing views. This evening, enjoy the tranquillity of dinner off the train and under the stars in the remote and beautiful Rawlinna (seasonal).

DAY 4

INDIAN PACIFIC, PERTH 

Breakfast is served as you glide through the colourful patchwork of rolling hills of the Avon Valley on your way to Perth, arriving after an onboard lunch. Transfer to your accommodation and a free night in Perth.

OVERNIGHT : Duxton Hotel Perth (or similar) (B,L)

DAY 5 

ROTTNEST ISLAND

Enjoy a leisurely scenic cruise with full commentary on the Swan River between Perth and Fremantle, then discover the beauty of Rottnest Island. (B,L)

OVERNIGHT : Duxton Hotel Perth (or similar) (B,L)

DAY 6

PERTH TO MARGARET RIVER WINE REGION

We travel South from Perth

DAY 7 

MARGARET RIVER TO PERTH

Take some time out today in the relaxation retreat, The Sanctuary. (B,L,D)

DAY 8

FREE DAY

Discover Perth at your leisure.

DAY 9

QUEEN MARY 2 DEPARTS PERTH

An art deco vision the QE2 evokes the heyday of Hollywood. Your time on board will be unforgettable. (B,D)

DAY 10 

BUSSELTON

Spend the day at this vibrant coastal town (B.L.D)

DAY 11 

QUEEN MARY 2 AT SEA

Familiarise your self with the ship today. You'll find a tempting array of restaurants, bars and lounges, included the relaxed Golden Lion Pub, grand dinning in the Britannia restaurant or the more intimate appeal of The Verandah Restaurant. There is always 24 hour room service. (B,L,D)

DAY 12

QUEEN MARY 2 AT SEA

Plan your onboard activities for the next two days. Enjoy a musical production, take a class, join in a pub quiz, soak up the sun in the Conservatory or perhaps dabble at the Casino. (B,L,D)

DAY 13

QUEEN MARY 2 AT SEA

Enjoy the many facilities available to you aboard the QE2 (B,L,D)

DAY 14

QUEEN MARY 2, ADELAIDE

Enjoy Adelaide. (B,L,D)

DAY 15

QUEEN MARY 2 AT SEA

Relax in one of the lavish lounges, read a good book in the library or take part in a lively presentation, the choice is yours aboard the QE2. (B,L,D)

DAY 16

QUEEN MARY 2, MELBOURNE

Australia's shopping and sporting capital. Melbourne is also a stylish, eclectic and exciting metropolis with sophisticated charm and surprises to enjoy. (B,L,D)

DAY 17

QUEEN MARY 2 AT SEA

Devote an indulgent hour to the signature afternoon tea. Revisit your favourite restaurants, catch that last onboard performance or enjoy just one more cocktail. (B,L,D)

DAY 18

QUEEN MARY 2 AT SEA

Enjoy all the QE2 has to offer as you make your way to Sydney (B,L,D)

DAY 19

QUEEN MARY 2, SYDNEY

As you disembark in Sydney, your epic land and sea journey concludes (B)

RAIL & SAIL - Rail and Royalty - QE2
RAIL & SAIL - Rail and Royalty - QE2

Pricing (per person)

April 2020- March 2021

February 3, 2021

April 2021 - March 2022

Date to be advised

  • Platinum TBA
  • Gold Twin Everyday Fare TBA
  • Advance Purchase TBA
  • Gold Single Everyday Saver TBA
  • Advance Purchase TBA
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.