Perth and Margaret River

There’s no better way to appreciate the sheer breadth of Australia than by crossing every inch of it. Head west through New South Wales to the ‘Silver City’ of Broken Hill, on to Adelaide then into the vast, unforgiving beauty of the Nullarbor. Arriving in Perth you’ll have a day to explore the city’s many attractions with some free time to take in the historic port of Fremantle. Enjoy a comprehensive tour of the spectacular Margaret River wine region before your adventure concludes in Perth.

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SYDNEY TO PERTH

8 Days7 Nights

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • 4 days/3 nights aboard the Indian Pacific, Sydney to Perth (or v.v.), in Gold Service including all meals, beverages and Off Train Experiences in Broken Hill, Adelaide, Cook and Rawlinna
  • Transfer from East Perth Rail Terminal to Hotel (or v.v.)
  • 3 nights accommodation in Perth including breakfast daily
  • ½ day Perth and Fremantle City Explorer with Swan River Cruise including touring
  • 2 day / 1 night Margaret River Getaway – Top Drop Experience including accommodation at 4 star Quality Inn Margaret River, 4 meals, guided tour of Mammoth Cave, visits to Busselton Jetty, Boranup Forest, Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, Margaret River Township, beer, cider and wine tastings with behind the scenes vineyard and winery tastings

Day 1 (Wednesday)

INDIAN PACIFIC, SYDNEY

Depart Sydney aboard the Indian Pacific this afternoon and start a true journey of contrasts. As you venture beyond the city limits, settle back, open a book or enjoy the social atmosphere of the Lounge. This evening delight in a sumptuous dinner before retiring to your cabin. (D)

Day 2 (Thursday)

INDIAN PACIFIC, ADELAIDE

Wake up with a coffee as you arrive in Broken Hill, a classic mining town. Here you can explore the beauty of this Silver City on an Off Train Excursion. The remainder of the day is spent onboard watching the passing of scenery, chatting with new found friends and indulging in a delicious lunch before arriving in the city of Adelaide for an afternoon Off Train Excursion and dinner before reboarding the train and continuing your journey west. (B,L,D)

Day 3 (Friday)

INDIAN PACIFIC, NULLARBOR PLAIN

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast and then marvel at the ever-changing landscape passing by your window before settling down to a regionally inspired lunch. Dinner under the stars awaits at Rawlinna; the remote and beautiful outpost that borders a little sheep station of a mere 2.5 million acres (8,000 square kilometres) (weather permitting). (B,L,D)

 

Day 4 (Saturday)

INDIAN PACIFIC, PERTH

After a restful sleep, you are greeted by daybreak and breakfast in the picturesque rolling hills of the Avon Valley as you head to your destination of Perth in the mid-afternoon after enjoying a delightful lunch. Transfer to your accommodation. (B,L)

 

Day 5 (Sunday)

PERTH AND FREMANTLE

Starting in Perth this morning, your tour takes in all major attractions including the Western Australian Cricket Ground and Kings Park. Enjoy a picturesque drive along Cottesloe Beach, one of the most popular Australian West Coast beaches, before arriving into Fremantle. Long renowned for its eclectic mix of arty and alternative types, Fremantle’s streets buzz with the songs of buskers, the sidewalks fill with art collections and music floats out from trendy cafés and bars. Spend some time leisurely exploring historic Fremantle before cruising along the Swan River back to Perth. The remainder of the day is free for you to further explore Perth. Atop at Elizabeth Quay and the Swan Bell Tower or enjoy the comfort of your accommodation. (B)

Day 6 (Monday)

MARGARET RIVER

Departing Perth, you will travel south towards the iconic Busselton Jetty, before continuing further south to the Margaret River region. Stop at the famous Bootleg Brewery to indulge in a gourmet platter lunch full of local produce and enjoy award winning beer and cider tastings. Sandalford Winery is the next stop for a chance to enjoy premium wine tastings. Travel further south to Mammoth Cave and Boranup Forest. Be awestruck by the size of the massive Karri Trees as the journey continues to Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse. From here you will be transferred to your overnight accommodation. (B, L, D)

Day 7 (Tuesday)

MARGARET RIVER

Appreciate some down time this morning before embarking on a busy day of gastronomic delights. Stroll along the main street of Margaret River, there’s plenty of time to unwind as you sip on a cappuccino in a local café and then stroll back to your accommodation. Today discover why one bottle of wine costs $15 while another costs $100 and ask, is there really any difference? Enjoy five guided tastings and introduction to the classic wines of Margaret River featuring exclusive wine pairings with locally produced cheese, chocolate and a range of other flavours. Take time to enjoy a delicious winery platter for lunch and take part in an exclusive blind tasting. Return to Perth later this evening. (B, L)

 

Day 8 (Wednesday)

PERTH

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

Alternative

Alternative Departure:

Perth to Sydney (PMEPTSYD), Adelaide to Perth (PMAPTEPT), Perth to Adelaide (PMEPTAPT)

 

 

Fares

Total Package Per Person Twin Share

Prices valid from 01 April 2018 - 31 March 2019

Package price*  
 Low Season Shoulder SeasonHigh Season
Platinum Service Everyday $4,989 pp $5,729 pp $5,949 pp
Gold Service Everyday $3,619 pp $4,029 pp $4,229 pp
Gold Service Advance Purchase $3,129 pp $3,459 pp $3,929 pp


*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: PMSYDEPT

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