Sydney to Adelaide

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

Duration

2
days
/
1
 nights
Example:

Depart Sydney Wednesday at 3.00 pm, arrive Adelaide on Thursday at 3.15 pm

Sydney to Adelaide

Inclusions

  • All meals and beverages onboard
  • Excursions in Broken Hill

Details

Day 1

Sydney and Blue Mountains

Leave Sydney in the mid-afternoon and make your way through the magnificent Blue Mountains, enjoying a wonderful dinner featuring contemporary Australian cuisine. After dinner, there is plenty of time for socialising with fellow guests in the lounge before retiring to the privacy and comfort of your own cabin.

Day 2

Broken Hill, Flinders Ranges and Adelaide

Arrive in the ‘Silver City’ of Broken Hill in the early hours of the morning and enjoy a choice of Off Train Excursions exploring the historic mining town’s cultural and artistic attractions. Head back to the train for breakfast while you journey west and watch the scenery change from semi-arid scrub to the russet and ochre hues of the ancient rock formations of the southern Flinders Ranges. Enjoy a sumptuous lunch before travelling south for a mid-afternoon arrival in Adelaide.

Day 3
Day 4

DAY 1 

 BOARD THE INDIAN PACIFIC IN SYDNEY

Departing Sydney’s Central Station, the anticipation builds for the trip ahead as you settle into 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 

INDIAN PACIFIC, 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 

INDIAN PACIFIC, 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, making this journey all about those amazing outback views as you cross this famous stretch of the Australian interior. Dinner this evening is under an outback sky on the edge of the country’s largest sheep station at Rawlinna (seasonal). (B,L,D)

DAY 4 

INDIAN PACIFIC, PERTH

Your breakfast treat this morning is watching the delightful Avon Valley pass by as the final stage of your transcontinental crossing unfolds, heading into Perth where your connection with the Indian Ocean begins. Check in to your accommodation and enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure.OVERNIGHT: Duxton Hotel (or similar) (B,L)

DAY 5 

PERTH TO MARGARET RIVER

Your journey starts with a picturesque drive south to the fabulous Margaret River region enjoying several stops along the way. In Mandurah, a coffee break by the foreshore is followed by a visit to the Featured Wood Gallery and Museum in Bunbury. At Busselton, walk off your delicious lunch with a stroll along the longest timber jetty in the southern hemisphere. OVERNIGHT: 2 nights Margarets Beach Resort (B,L) or Margaret Forrest Apartments (or similar)

DAY 6 

MARGARET RIVER

Today is a sensory overload of wonderful food, wine, culture and scenery as we indulge in regional specialties, including wine, as well as craft beer, coffee, cheeses, olive oil and chocolate with various esteemed local producers. (B,L)

DAY 7

MARGARET RIVER TO PERTH

Today, we head to Redgate Beach to hear stories of the shipwrecks that lie offshore, then head underground to explore the spectacular Mammoth Cave. Next stop, majestic Boranup Forest dominated by 60-metre tall karri trees, and a tour of the tallest lighthouse on mainland Australia, Cape Leeuwin, before stopping for lunch in Augusta.After free time to browse the shops and galleries in the Margaret River township, it’s time to head back to your Perth accommodation.OVERNIGHT: 2 nights Duxton Hotel or similar (B,L)

DAY 8 

 LEISURE DAY

Today is yours to explore cosmopolitan Perth at your leisure. Take a walk to the new Elizabeth Quay, cruise the Swan River, stroll Kings Park, see the quokkas of Rottnest Island with Rottnest Express, or simply relax in the comfort of your accommodation. (B)WE RECOMMENDMorning Coffee, Culture and Art tour $45 per person.Uncover secret gardens, hidden art and colourful history as you roam the city streets. You’ll comb the Heritage Precinct and the old theatre districts before heading to the refurbished State Buildings that house 120 years of stories to share.

DAY 9 

 FAREWELL

It’s time to check out of your accommodation after a rich and rewarding discovery of south west Western Australia. (B)

Sydney to Adelaide
Sydney to Adelaide

Pricing (per person)

April 2019 - March 2020

Peak Season

September, October, November 2019

Shoulder Season

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

Low Season

June, July, December 2019, January 2020

April 2020 - March 2021

Peak Season

September, October 2020

Shoulder Season

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

Low Season

June, July, December 2020, January 2021

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.