Southern Safari - Indian Pacific

Departures per week

The Southern Safari Explorer departs weekly.

Day of departure

The Southern Safari commences in Adelaide on Thursdays


days / 10 days

Commence in Adelaide on Thursday and ends in Sydney the following Wednesday.

Southern Safari - Indian Pacific


  • 2 days/1 night aboard the Indian Pacific, Adelaide to Sydney including all meals, beverages and Off Train Excursion in Broken Hill
  • Transfer from Adelaide Parklands Terminal to Hotel
  • 3 nights accommodation in Adelaide including breakfast daily
  • 3 days/2 nights Flinders Ranges and Outback small group Eco Safari including accommodation and guided touring
  • 6 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 3 dinners


Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4

Day 1 


Welcome to Adelaide. Explore the food and wine capital at your leisure after checking in to your accommodation. OVERNIGHT: Hotel Grand Chancellor Adelaide on Hindley 

Day 2 


You are about to be immersed in a pocket of Australia where legends were born. Your expertly guided outback Eco Safari begins by heading north along the coast through Port Wakefield and Port Germein, and onward to the Southern Flinders Ranges to Mount Remarkable National Park. It’s here you’ll explore 600 million year old mountain peaks and enjoy gorgeous views over Spencer Gulf before venturing further through picturesque Pichi Richi Pass and Quorn – once the starting point of the original Ghan Railway. For the remainder of the day, expect to see an abundance of native wildlife as you pass through ghost towns heading for your accommodation at Wilpena Pound Resort. OVERNIGHT: 2 nights Wilpena Pound Resort (B,L,D) 

Day 3 


Today is all about exploring an icon of the outback. Enjoy a guided walk along dry creek beds to Wangara Lookout to view spectacular Wilpena Pound. After taking in the stunning beauty of this amazing natural amphitheatre, your exploration and geological understanding of the outback continues at Bunyeroo and Brachina Gorges – home to some of the oldest rock formations and fossils on earth. (B,L,D)

Day 4 


The final day of your Eco Safari begins on foot with an early morning bush walk to an ancient rock art site of great spiritual significance to the Adnyamathanha people. The journey back to Adelaide descends through the magnificent Southern Flinders Ranges toward the acclaimed wine country of the Clare Valley. OVERNIGHT: 2 nights Hotel Grand Chancellor Adelaide on Hindley (B,L) 

Day 5


Today is yours to enjoy a stroll around Adelaide’s shopping district or take a tram to beautiful beachside Glenelg. (B) WE RECOMMEND Best of Adelaide tour $184 per person. A great option if you’ve never been to the city before or if you’d just like to learn more about it. This tour includes a cruise on the River Torrens, a visit to the village of Hahndorf and a three-course dinner. 

Day 6 


Join the Indian Pacific this morning to commence your 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. OVERNIGHT: Indian Pacific (B,L,D)

Day 7


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. (B,L)

Southern Safari - Indian Pacific
Southern Safari - Indian Pacific

Pricing (per person)

April 2020 - March 2021

Peak Season

September, October 2020

Advance Purchase $ 3,069

Advance Purchase $ 3,229

Shoulder Season

April, May, August, November 2020, February March 2021

Advance Purchase $ 3,069

Advance Purchase $ 3,139

Low Season

June, July, December 2020, January 2021

Advance Purchase $ 2,849

Advance Purchase $ 2,989

April 2021 - March 2022

Peak Season

September, October 2021

Advance Purchase $ 3.069

Shoulder Season

April, May, August, Nov, Dec 2021

Advance Purchase $ 3,069

Advance Purchase $ 3,139

Low Season

June, July 2021

Advance Purchase $ 2,849

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.