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New Off Train Excursions for Indian Pacific

Guests onboard the iconic Indian Pacific now have a range of new Off Train Excursions to choose from, further enhancing their trip of a lifetime.

As of the beginning of May, new excursions will feature in Adelaide, the Barossa Valley, Kalgoorlie and Broken Hill and will appeal to sporting fans, food and wine enthusiasts and history buffs.

For those onboard the Indian Pacific travelling from Sydney to Perth they will be able to choose from existing Off Train Excursions and the following:

  • A behind the scenes tour of the South Australian Museum in Adelaide. The museum is home to the largest Australian Aboriginal collection in the world and also features galleries on the early Pacific and ancient Egyptian people. Following a tour, guests will enjoy a sumptuous dinner in the museum and delve into a fascinating talk from one of South Australia’s leading natural scientists.
  • For Platinum Service guests, the stunning St Hugo Winery in the Barossa Valley is a new option. The St Hugo experience includes a private estate tour and wine tastings concluding with dinner at the Yalumba Estate.
  • For all guests joining the Indian Pacific in Adelaide, there is now a complimentary pre-boarding dinner at the National Wine Centre.
  • From October 2017, McLaren Vale, south of Adelaide, will become a new excursion destination. This renowned grape-growing region will offer guests cheese and wine tastings at Coriole, topped off with a three-course meal at the Star of Greece, one of the region’s most renowned restaurants boasting stunning sea views.

For those onboard the Indian Pacific travelling from Perth to Sydney, they will now be able to choose from existing Off Train Excursions and the following:

  • An interactive experience on a morning tour of the world-renowned Adelaide Oval considered by many to be the most beautiful cricket pitch in the world. The tour includes a visit to the historic mechanical scoreboard, the Hall of Fame and Bradman’s Private Collection.
  • A theatre performance in Kalgoorlie of "Paddy Hannan’s Ounce of Luck" production, the story of boom and bust in this mining town, performed by actors from the Stage Left Theatre Company.
  • A tour of Broken Hill’s Silver City Mint, home to the world’s largest acrylic painting. "The Big Picture" took two years to paint and depicts, in panoramic proportions, a view of the surrounding Outback landscape.

For more information on the Indian Pacific’s Off Train Excursions, click here.