|Low Season||Shoulder Season||High Season|
|Gold Service Advance Purchase||$3,659||$3,939||$4,079|
|Gold Service Everyday||$4,189||$4,529||$4,699|
|Platinum Service Everyday||$5,519||$6,339||$6,539|
After making your own way to Perth, settle in to your accommodation.
OVERNIGHT: Duxton Hotel Perth
Your journey starts with a picturesque drive south to the fabulous Margaret River region, with 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. After some free time to browse the shops and galleries in the Margaret River township, it’s time to head to your accommodation for the night.
OVERNIGHT: 2 nights Margarets Beach Resort (B,L)
Today is a sensory overload of impressive food, wine, culture and scenery as we indulge in regional specialties, including wine, craft beer, coffee, cheese, olive oil and chocolate from esteemed local producers. (B,L)
Today, we head to Redgate Beach to hear stories of the shipwrecks that sit offshore, then head underground to explore the spectacular Mammoth Cave. Next stop is the 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.
After lunch, it’s time to head back to your Perth accommodation.
OVERNIGHT: 2 nights Duxton Hotel Perth (B,L)
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)
Morning 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.
This morning you will join the Indian Pacific, departing Perth and heading east through the delightful Avon Valley. Take time out to enjoy the iconic train and relax on board in anticipation of your late-night arrival into the Golden Outback region.
OVERNIGHT: 3 nights Indian Pacific (B,L,D)
Wake to a spectacular Nullarbor sunrise. Relax throughout the morning taking in the outback vistas before a regionally-inspired menu of modern Australian cuisine and fine wines await you for lunch. Then visit the extraordinary and slightly eerie ghost town of Cook, home to a thriving population of four. (B, L, D)
As the landscape changes again and rich ochre sands make way for forests and farmlands, you will arrive into Adelaide. After an exciting Off Train Excursion exploring the highlights of the South Australian capital, return to the Indian Pacific to continue your journey to Sydney. The next stop is Broken Hill where you’ll again have a choice of excursions that showcase the rich mining, artistic and cinematic legacy of this frontier outback town. (B, L, D)
When you wake this morning, take in the full spectacle of the Blue Mountains right on Sydney’s doorstep. After your arrival into Katoomba, select from numerous mountain experiences before completing your epic transcontinental crossing at Sydney’s Central Station. (B,L)
The Ghan due to depart from Darwin on Wednesday 26 February has been delayed due to flash flooding south of Katherine.
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