Rottnest Wonder - Indian Pacific

Departures per week

The Indian Pacific departs weekly all year round.

Day of departure

The Indian Pacific departs Sydney on Wednesdays at 3.00 pm



Depart Sydney Wednesday at 3.00 pm, arrive Perth Saturday at 3.00 pm

Travelling across Australia, connecting two oceans, the Indian Pacific is one of the world’s great rail journeys. But your holiday experience doesn’t have to end in Perth. Enjoy fabulous Rottnest Island when you reach the Western Australian capital.

Rottnest Wonder - Indian Pacific


  • 4 days/3 nights aboard the Indian Pacific, Sydney to Perth (or
    v.v.), in Gold Service including all meals, beverages and Off Train
    Experiences in Broken Hill, Adelaide, Cook and Rawlinna
  • Transfer from East Perth Rail Terminal to Hotel (or v.v.)
  • 3 nights accommodation in Perth including breakfast daily
  • 2 days/1 night Rottnest Discovery including accommodation, 3 meals,
    Discovery Bus tour, Adventure Boat tour or Bike Hire, Guns and Tunnel
    tour, and free time to explore


Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4

Day 1 - Sydney and Blue Mountains

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 - Adelaide

Wake up with a coffee as you arrive in Broken Hill. Here you can explore this Silver City on an Off Train Excursion. The remainder of the day is spent onboard watching the passing scenery, before arriving in Adelaide for an afternoon Off Train Excursion and dinner. Reboard the train and continue your journey west. (B,L,D)

Day 3 - Nullarbor Plain

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast then spend the day marvelling at the ever-changing landscape passing by your window. Dinner under the stars awaits at Rawlinna (seasonal), a remote and beautiful outpost. (B,L,D)

Day 4 - Perth

After a restful sleep, you are greeted by daybreak and breakfast in the picturesque rolling hills of the Avon Valley as you head to your destination of Perth in the mid-afternoon. Transfer to your accommodation. (B,L)

Day 5 - Rottnest Island


Travel by coach to Barrack Street Jetty and join Rottnest Express for your ferry across to the Island. On arrival, check in to your overnight accommodation then head out to discover the Island at your leisure. This afternoon, explore the beauty and tranquillity as you sit back and relax in the comfort of an air-conditioned coach. A 90 minute guided tour around the Island takes you to some of Rottnest’s most spectacular locations including the Wadjemup Lighthouse and the rugged West End. (B,L)

Day 6 - Rottnest Island


This morning choose between the Adventure Boat Tour or Bike Hire. Depending how adventurous you are feeling, you might choose to jump aboard the purpose-built, high-powered ECO Express vessel for a 90 minute journey to the Island’s wild side. Explore rugged coastline and witness the beauty of its abundant wildlife up close. The Eco Express completes a full circumnavigation of Rottnest. Alternatively, choose the Bike Hire. With no cars allowed, you can cycle to your heart’s content, visit some of the Island’s 63 beautiful beaches and bays where you can enjoy a swim. Stop for lunch before joining the Guns and Tunnel tour. Take a scenic train ride to picturesque Oliver Hill as you are taken on a guided tour of Rottnest’s military history. Take in any last minute sights before joining the Rottnest Express ferry to travel back to Perth. (B,L)

Day 7 - Perth (free day)


Today is yours to explore the city of Perth at your leisure. Take a stroll to the new Elizabeth Quay, visit Kings Park or simply relax in the comfort of your accommodation. (B)

Day 8 - Perth


This morning after breakfast, check out of your hotel. (B)

Rottnest Wonder - Indian Pacific
Rottnest Wonder - Indian Pacific

Pricing (per person)

April 2019 - March 2020

Peak Season

September, October 2019

Advance Purchase $ 3,839

Advance Purchase $ 4,159

Shoulder Season

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

Advance Purchase $ 3,399

Low Season

June, July, December 2019, January 2020

April 2019 - March 2020

Peak Season

September, October 2020

Advance Purchase $ 3,399

Shoulder Season

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

Advance Purchase $ 3,259

Advance Purchase $ 3 469

Low Season

June, July, December 2020, January 2021

Advance Purchase $ 2,979Gold Single Everyday Fare $ 3,699

Advance Purchase $ 2,979

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.