RAIL & SAIL - Great Southern Land and Sea

Departures per week

The Great Southern Land is a one off departure.

Day of departure

The Great Southand Land & Sea departs Perth (Fremantle) on January 11, 2020 (Saturday).

Duration

15
days
/
14
 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 - Great Southern Land and Sea

Inclusions

  • 10 days/9 nights Southern Australia Explorer aboard Sun Princess cruise ship from Fremantle to Adelaide 
  • 3 nights accommodation in Adelaide including breakfast daily
  • 1 day McLaren Vale Winery Experience including lunch and touring
  • 3 days/2 nights aboard the Indian Pacific, Adelaide to Perth, including all meals, beverages and Off Train Experiences in Cook and Rawlinna
  • 14 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 11 dinners
  • *A valid passport is required to travel aboard Sun Princess

Details

Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4

DAY 1 

BOARD THE SUN PRINCESS IN FREMANTLE

The spectacular Sun Princess provides your passage across Southern Australia. Departing from the Port of Fremantle, your home away from home provides a haven of entertainment and interactive experiences. Departing the portside town at 4pm, you will enjoy a graceful sunset at sea over the Indian Ocean. 

OVERNIGHT: 9 nights Sun Princess (D)

DAY 2 & 3 

SUN PRINCESS, AT SEA 

Enjoy the many facilities available to you aboard Sun Princess. (B,L,D)

DAY 4 

SUN PRINCESS, PORT LINCOLN

Today you’ll go ashore in the seafood capital of Australia with time to enjoy its specialty stores, galleries and artisan craft shops or fauna park. Adventurous travellers can even try their hand at shark cage diving or swimming with Australian sea lions. (B,L,D)

DAY 5 

SUN PRINCESS, AT SEA 

Relax by the pool, snack in one of the many food venues, or watch a movie under the stars. (B,L,D)

DAY 6 

SUN PRINCESS, MELBOURNE 

Australia’s shopping and sporting capital, Melbourne is also a super stylish, eclectic and always-exciting metropolis with plenty of sophisticated charm and surprises to enjoy. (B,L,D)

DAY 7 

SUN PRINCESS, BURNIE

Tasmania’s most westerly city, portside Burnie on Emu Bay offers wonderful walks, lookouts and wildlife experiences, as well as heritage charm and character to explore. (B,L,D)

DAY 8 

SUN PRINCESS, AT SEA 

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

DAY 9

 SUN PRINCESS, KANGAROO ISLAND

The natural beauty of Kangaroo Island is quite remarkable and something that will astound you. Teeming with native wildlife, it is a very special place to explore. Your discovery starts at the seaside town of Penneshaw. (B,L,D)

DAY 10 

SUN PRINCESS, ADELAIDE

At the end of your cruise, it’s time to indulge in Australia’s food and wine capital. Adelaide is renowned for having some of the best restaurants and cafés in the country, stunning architecture, and fantastic markets and shopping. 

OVERNIGHT: 3 nights ibis Adelaide (B)

DAY 11 

MCLAREN VALE 

Today you’ll head to where the ‘vines meet the sea’. Beautiful McLaren Vale is a famous and prolific wine growing region set along gorgeous coastline and ridges. McLaren Vale is also known for the warmth and friendliness of the locals who are always willing to share the secrets of the delicious wines produced here. (B,L) 

DAY 12 

LEISURE DAY

Enjoy Adelaide at your leisure today by strolling down the shopping precinct of Rundle Mall, the centrepiece of Adelaide’s city centre. Rundle Mall features a number a number of arcades and plazas containing small boutique shops and eateries for you to explore. (B)

WE RECOMMEND

Adelaide Hills and Hahndorf Hideaway $180 per person.

Get your tastebuds ready for a visit to Woodsides Cheese Wrights to sample its award-winning selection, and then it’s onto Melba’s Chocolate Factory for more taste sensations. And of course, in wine country, you’ll visit three Adelaide Hills wineries before stopping in Australia’s oldest German town, Hahndorf.

DAY 13 

BOARD THE INDIAN PACIFIC IN ADELAIDE

Farewell Adelaide as your journey west on the Indian Pacific begins.

OVERNIGHT: 2 nights Indian Pacific (B,D)

DAY 14 

INDIAN PACIFIC, NULLARBOR PLAIN 

Travelling along Australia's longest straight stretch of railway is an amazing experience. In the afternoon, we visit the remote town of Cook before dinner this evening under an outback sky. (B,L,D)

DAY 15 

INDIAN PACIFIC, PERTH

Watch the delightful Avon Valley pass by as the final stage of your amazing journey approaches, heading into Perth where your journey concludes. (B)

RAIL & SAIL - Great Southern Land and Sea
RAIL & SAIL - Great Southern Land and Sea

Pricing (per person)

April 2018 - March 2019

Peak Season

September, October, November 2018

  • Platinum $4,719 (Everyday Fare)
  • Gold Twin $2,999 (Everyday Fare)
    $2,699 (Advance Purchase)
  • Gold Single $2,839 (Everyday Fare)
    $2,559 (Advance Purchase)

Shoulder Season

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

  • Platinum $4,499 (Everyday Fare)
  • Gold Twin $2,799 (Everyday Fare)
    $2,229 (Advance Purchase)
  • 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

Shoulder Season

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

  • PlatinumNA
  • Gold Twin

NA

  • Gold Single
  • NA

Low Season

 January 11th, 2020

  • Platinum$ 5419
  • Gold Twin $ 4,319 (Everyday Saver)
  • $ 3959 (Advance Purchase)
  • Gold Single $ 4,319 (Everyday Saver)
  • $ 3,959 (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.