Platinum Chairman's Carriage

For the ultimate group or family travel experience, you can exclusively hire the Chairman’s Carriage on select departures of the Indian Pacific (not available for The Ghan). The exclusive use of this Platinum Service Carriage features

  • four Platinum Service rooms that accommodate up to eight guests
  • a private lounge area for your group to enjoy

It is perfect for four couples or a large family who want the luxury of Platinum Service, with the added bonus of their own exclusive lounge area.

As with all Platinum Service guests, included is a range of Off Train Excursions and unique Outback Experiences as well as all-inclusive beverages and dining in the Platinum Club.

Cabin Inclusions:

  • Exclusive use of this Carriage and its lounge area
  • 3 spacious Platinum Service Double Cabins and 1 Platinum Service Twin cabin
  • By day, cabins are set up lounge-style with moveable table and two ottomans
  • By night, in-room lounges are converted to double or twin beds
  • En suite equipped with separate shower, vanity with cupboard space, toilet and Australian bathroom amenities
  • Lockable doors, power outlets and in-cabin safes
  • In-cabin music channels and journey audio commentary available
  • Complimentary onboard magazine and refreshments served in-cabin
  • Picture windows offering views from both sides of the train
Platinum Chairman's Carriage
Platinum Chairman's Carriage
Platinum Chairman's Carriage
Platinum Chairman's Carriage

Service Inclusions:

  • All-inclusive dining and beverages
  • Off Train Excursions and Outback Experiences
  • Use of Platinum Club for dining and socialising
  • Transfers at the start and end of your journey available for guests within 60km of the terminal
  • Freshly prepared continental breakfasts served upon request in cabin or in the carriage’s lounge area
Platinum Chairman's Carriage
Platinum Chairman's Carriage


Chairman’s Carriage has eight sleeping positions (three Platinum Doubles and one Platinum twin) and is charged at eight times the Platinum Fare. This cost varies according to time of year. (High, Shoulder or Low Season).

Luggage allowance:

90kg luggage allowance per guest (3 x 30kg each)