Blue Mountains and Sydney Explorer

Setting off from Perth you’ll appreciate the comforts of the Indian Pacific as you cross the vast expanse of the Nullarbor. Enjoy Off Train Excursions in Kalgoorlie, Adelaide and Broken Hill before an all encompassing small group tour of the Blue Mountains.

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Perth to Sydney

7 Days6 Nights

Available from 01 April 2015 - 31 March 2016

Package includes:

  • 3 nights aboard the Indian Pacific, Perth to Sydney (or v.v)
  • 3 nights accommodation Sydney
  • 24 hour Hop-On, Hop-Off ferry pass
  • 1 day Blue Mountains in Style tour including cruise

Day 1 (Sun)

Indian Pacific, Perth and Kalgoorlie

Make your way to the East Perth Rail Terminal, for your journey on the Indian Pacific. Relax and settle into the comforts of your cabin, before enjoying dinner in the Queen Adelaide Restaurant. This evening, you will have the opportunity to participate in an Off Train Excursion and experience the gold mining town of Kalgoorlie. (L,D)

Day 2 (Mon)

Indian Pacific, Nullarbor

Upon waking, set your sights on the sparse landscape outside your cabin window, you have reached the edges of the expansive Nullarbor Plain. By the time you have refreshed and enjoyed a leisurely breakfast, you’ll be stepping off the train for an Outback Experience in Cook. Once a bustling railway town, it is now a lifeless ghost town. Here you can explore Cook and learn more about the town’s intriguing history. (B,L,D)

Day 3 (Tue)

Indian Pacific, Adelaide and Broken Hill

By morning’s light, your desert views have made way for the rolling South Australian countryside. The Indian Pacific arrives in Adelaide during the early morning, giving guests the opportunity to unearth the delights of this wonderful capital. Rejoin the train, and continue your journey further eastbound. This afternoon, arrive into Broken Hill, where you can explore the ‘Silver City’ on an Off Train Excursion. This evening enjoy dinner in the Queen Adelaide Restaurant, swapping stories with new found friends. (B,L,D)

Day 4 (Wed)

Indian Pacific, Sydney

As you wake this morning the train will snake its way through the Blue Mountains. Enjoy your last meal onboard, before arriving in the harbour-side city of Sydney. Make your own way to the Vibe Hotel Sydney, your accommodation for the next three nights. (B)

Day 5 (Thu)

Sydney

Today, enjoy exploring Sydney using the Sydney Harbour Hop-On, Hop-Off ferry pass. Ferries depart the main tourist precincts every 45 minutes with a choice of up to nine stops along the way. Stops includes Darling Harbour, Circular Quay, Taronga Zoo, Watsons Bay, Luna Park, Manly, Fort Denison, Shark Island and Garden Island. (B)

Day 6 (Fri)

Blue Mountains

Venture beyond the city limits and enjoy the unique town of Leura. Continue onto Scenic World where you can enjoy a ride on the Scenic Railway, Cableway or Skyway (own expense). Savour a delicious lunch at the award winning Conservation Hut, overlooking the Valley of the Waters. Spend your afternoon at the award winning Featherdale Wildlife Park, providing a chance to interact with some of the native Australian animals. End your day with a leisurely cruise down the Parramatta River, under the Harbour Bridge and passing by the Opera House, docking in Circular Quay or Darling Harbour. (B,L)

Day 7 (Sat)

Sydney

This morning, after breakfast, check out of your accommodation. (B)

Alternative Departure:

Sydney - Perth (I62SP)

Fares

Total Package Per Person Twin Share

Prices valid from 01 April 2015 - 31 March 2016

From $392* per person per day

Package Price*
Gold Service Everyday Adult from $3264 pp
Gold Service Advanced Purchase Adult from $2744 pp
Gold Service Pension Saver Pensioner from $2725 pp
Platinum Service Everyday Adult from $4794 pp

* From prices based on Gold Service Advance Purchase twin share, 01 Apr - 30 Sep. Single supplements apply for single travellers. Advance Purchase and Pension Saver fares are subject to availability.

Fitness Level: Low level of fitness required - ability to walk short distances.

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