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


  • 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)


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)


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)


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)


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)


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)


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)


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


Alternative Departure:

Sydney to Perth (BMSYDEPT), Perth to Sydney (BMEPTSYD)

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


Package price*
Low Season nbsp;Shoulder SeasonHigh Season  
Platinum Service Everyday $4,509pp $5,099pp $5,319pp
Gold Service Everyday $3,169pp $3,439pp $3,719pp
Gold Service Advance Purchase $2,689pp $2,899pp $3,119pp
Gold Service Pension Saver $2,919pp $3,169pp $3,419pp

*Prices based on twin share. Single supplements apply for single travellers. Advance Purchase and Pension Saver fares are subject to availability, please see our Terms and Conditions page for booking conditions.

To book call 1800 703 357

Booking Code: BMSYDEPT

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