Rottnest Wonder - Indian Pacific - 2021

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


days / 10 days

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 - 2021


  • 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

Departing Sydney’s Central Station, the anticipation builds for the trip ahead as you settle in to 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 - 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 - 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, and this journey is all about those amazing outback views as you cross this famous stretch of the Australian interior. Finish the day with an unforgettable experience, dining under an outback sky on the edge of the country’s largest sheep station at Rawlinna (seasonal). (B,L,D)

Day 4 - Perth

Your breakfast treat this morning is watching the delightful Avon Valley pass by as the final stage of your rail journey unfolds, heading intoPerth where your connection with the IndianOcean begins. Check in to your accommodation and enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure.

OVERNIGHT: Pan Pacific (B,L)

Day 5 - Rottnest Island


Enjoy your ferry trip from Perth to Rottnest Island. The preferred mode of transport on the island is bicycle — collect yours to explore the many secluded beaches and bays all within easy cycling distance and, of course, there's always the chance of a selfie with the adorably photogenic native quokkas that inhabit the island. After lunching at Karma Rottnest, prepare for a change of pace when you join the Segway Settlement Explorer tour. You’ll learn how to ride a segway, then an expert guide will lead you to the island’s hidden treasures, Bathurst Lighthouse and the Basin swimming area. Sleep amongst the dunes in a luxury eco-tent at Discovery Rottnest.

OVERNIGHT: Discovery Rottnest (B,L)

Day 6 - Rottnest Island


Jump aboard the Eco Express for a full circumnavigation of Rottnest (weather dependent) where you’ll see its wild side and its wildlife, including the playful New Zealand fur seals at CathedralRocks. After a delicious lunch at Thomsons Restaurant, spend your remaining time enjoying the island by foot or bike before the return ferry to Perth.

OVERNIGHT: 2 nights Pan Pacific (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 - 2021
Rottnest Wonder - Indian Pacific - 2021

Pricing (per person)


Peak Season

September, October 2021

Advance Purchase $ 3,339

Advance Purchase $ 3,709

Shoulder Season

Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Aug, Nov, Dec 2021

Advance Purchase $ 3,399

Low Season

June, July 2021


Peak Season

September, October 2022

Advance Purchase $ TBA

  • Gold Single Everyday Fare $ TBA
    Advance Purchase $ TBA

Shoulder Season

Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Aug, Nov, Dec 2022 (subject to change)

Advance Purchase $ 3,259

Advance Purchase $ 3 469

Low Season

June, July 2022 (subject to change)

  • Gold Twin Everyday Fare$ TBA

Advance Purchase $ TBAGold Single Everyday Fare $ 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.