Rottnest Wonder - Indian Pacific

Departures per week

The Indian Pacific departs weekly all year round.

Day of departure

The Rottnest Wonder Package commences in Perth on Wednesday.

Duration

8
days
/
7
 nights
Example:

Commences in Perth on Wednesdays and ends in Sydney the following Wednesday 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

Inclusions

  • 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

Details

Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4

DAY 1

ARRIVE PERTH

Make your way to Perth where your holiday experience starts after checking in to your accommodation. The rest of the day is at your leisure to discover the many attractions of Perth.OVERNIGHT: Mercure Perth

DAY 2 

PERTH TO 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 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 and you’ll be led by an expert to the island’s hidden treasures, Bathurst Lighthouse and the Basin swimming area. OVERNIGHT: Karma Rottnest (B,L)

DAY 3

ROTTNEST ISLAND TO PERTH

Jump aboard the Eco Express for a full circumnavigation of Rottnest (weather dependent) where you’ll really see its wild side and its wildlife, including the playful New Zealand fur seals at Cathedral Rocks.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 Mercure Perth (B,L)

DAY 4

LEISURE DAY

Today is yours to enjoy the vibrant Western Australian capital. If the hands-on adventures on Rottnest Island left you wanting more, we may have something for you. (B)WE RECOMMENDPinnacle Desert Explorer with Lancelin Sandboarding $169 per person.The first stop on this unique tour is the Lancelin Sand Dunes where you’ll experience the adrenaline rush of sandboarding down massive sandy slopes. After lunch at the Lancelin Beach Hotel, there’s time for a quick swim before the onward journey to Nambung National Park to walk the mystical Pinnacles Desert created over millions of years by the erosion of seashells.

DAY 5

BOARD THE INDIAN PACIFIC IN PERTH

This morning join the Indian Pacific and, before long, you’ll be heading through the delightful Avon Valley. Take time out to enjoy this iconic train and its many creature comforts. Enjoy a pre-dinner drink in the Outback Explorer Lounge with fellow travellers in anticipation of your late-night arrival into the gold-mining township of Kalgoorlie where you’ll enjoy an Off Train Excursion.OVERNIGHT: 3 nights Indian Pacific (B,L,D)

DAY 6

INDIAN PACIFIC, NULLARBOR PLAIN

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

DAY 7

INDIAN PACIFIC, ADELAIDE AND BROKEN HILL

As the landscape changes again and rich ochre sands make way for forests and farmlands, you will arrive into Adelaide in the morning where a range of Off Train Excursions are on offer. Take a behind-the-scenes tour of Adelaide Oval or see the highlights of the city on foot or by coach. After a rewarding experience in the South Australian capital, return to the Indian Pacific to continue the journey toward Sydney. Your next stop is Broken Hill where you’ll have a choice of excursions that showcase the rich mining, artistic and cinematic legacy of this frontier outback town. Re-join the train for dinner and the continuation of your journey. (B,L,D)

DAY 8

INDIAN PACIFIC, BLUE MOUNTAINS AND SYDNEY

Wake this morning to take in the full spectacle of the Blue Mountains on Sydney’s doorstep. After your arrival into Katoomba, select from numerous mountain experiences.See the majestic Three Sisters at Echo Point and the views at Jamison Valley before the culmination of your epic transcontinental crossing. (

Rottnest Wonder - Indian Pacific
Rottnest Wonder - Indian Pacific

Pricing (per person)

April 2018 - March 2019

Peak Season

September, October, November 2018

  • Platinum N/A
  • Gold TwinN/A
  • Gold SingleN/A

Shoulder Season

April, May, June, July, August 2018, March 2019

  • Platinum N/A
  • Gold TwinN/A
  • Gold Single $2,649 (Everyday Fare)
    $2,099 (Advance Purchase)

Low Season

December 2018, January, February 2019

  • Platinum $3,789 (Everyday Fare)
  • Gold Twin $2,389 (Everyday Fare)
    $1,899 (Advance Purchase)
  • Gold Single $2,259 (Everyday Fare)
    $1,799 (Advance Purchase)

April 2019 - March 2020

Peak Season

September, October, November 2019

  • Platinum            $ 5,939 $ 5,939
  • Gold Twin
  • $ 4,139 (Everyday Fare)
  • $ 3,839 (Advance Purchase)
  • Gold Single $ 4,439 (Everyday Fare)
    $ 4,159 (Advance Purchase)

Shoulder Season

April, May, June, July, August 2019, March 2020

  • Platinum$5,729
  • Gold Twin

$ 3,969 (Everyday Fare)

$ 3,369( Advance Purchase)

  • Gold Single$ 4,199 (Everyday Fare)
  • $ 3,599 (Advance Purchase)

Low Season

December 2019, January, February 2020

  • Platinum

$ 4,919

  • Gold Twin$ 3,619 (Everyday Fare)
  • $ 2,999 (Advance Purchase)
  • Gold Single$ 3,799 Everyday Fare
  • $ 3,349 (Advance Purchase)
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.