Considered one of the greatest and longest train journeys in the world, the Indian Pacific takes you on a an unforgettable trip across Australia's vast continent. Combining the Indian and Pacific Oceans, you'll travel through the majestic Blue Mountains and spectacular Nullarbor Plains and see unique landscapes and native wildlife from the comfort of the train. Covering 4252km including 478km of straight railway track, the longest in the world, you'll spend three nights on board visiting some of Australia's greatest holiday destinations along the way. With plenty of opportunity for exploring and sightseeing, the train journey includes stops in Kalgoorlie, Broken Hill and Adelaide.
GOLD SERVICE: The ultimate in style and comfort, choose from single or twin Sleeper Cabins which include complimentary toiletries and bath towels. Gold Service fares are all inclusive of meals and guests enjoy dining in elegance in the Queen Adelaide Restaurant Car or relaxing and socialising in the Outback Explorer Lounge.
Twin & Single Cabins (with bathroom): feature a 3 seat lounge which transforms into upper and lower sleeping berths as well as a compact private ensuite with wash basin, toilet and shower. Each cabins is fully serviced with fresh pillows, sheets and doonas. Cabins also feature small foldaway tables, reading lamps, 3 pin 240 volt power points, wardrobes and a full length mirror.
Single Cabins (share bathroom): enjoy similar features to the Twin Cabins including a wash basin however toilets and showers are situated at the end of the carriages. Complimentary welcome kits, bath towels and toiletries bags are provided to all Gold Service cabins.
Gold Service guests are advised to carry an overnight bag with everything they need on board and check in all other luggage.
Prices for GOLD SUPERIOR & PLATINUM SERVICE cabins are available on request. Please ask your consultant for assistance.
GOLD SUPERIOR SERVICE: is ideal for guests seeking additional space and comfort. The Gold Service Superior Cabin features a ¾ size double bed and additional fold down upper berth. It has its own lounge area with DVD player, table, arm chairs and well stocked bar fridge for complimentary refreshments. Advance bookings are necessary. **Please note** There are usually only two Gold Service Superior Cabins per train departure.
PLATINUM SERVICE: offers an elevated level of comfort to your onboard experience. Enjoy the spacious private cabins complete with plush, high quality fittings and en suite; elegant dining in the Queen Adelaide Restaurant Carriage; along with flourishes of service, attention and indulgence that turn a holiday into a life-enhancing experience. Our Platinum Service typifies the hospitality and attention have made Australia’s Great Train Journeys world famous. Platium Service is an all inclusive fare which includes - includes: private cabin, all meals and all standard alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, Off Train Excursions and Outback Experiences as well as private transfers to and from the station. In cabin dining menu is at an additional cost.
Day 1: Departing Perth, the train travels through scenic Avon Valley and into Western Australia's vast wheat belt, before arriving in Kalgoorlie late in the evening.
Day 2: Moving on through the mallee scrub, the landscape deepens into the ancient Nullarbor Plain. A brief stop at Cook in the centre of the Plain gives you a unique perspective on Australia's wide and seemingly endless landscapes.
Day 3: Arriving in Adelaide* you can pause your journey and spend a few days exploring this scenic city of continue straight on to Broken Hill. From here the journey takes you through some of the richest farming country in Australia and into the outback. The next morning offers a grand finale to your trip as you pass through the spectacular Blue Mountains. This journey is also available from Sydney to Perth and is just as spectacular.
Whether you plan on heading west to Perth or east to Sydney, there are plenty of opportunities along the way to get off the train and explore some of region's highlights. Not only one of the world's longest train journey's, this trip is unforgettable.
The following timetable is valid until 31 March 2017.
|Arrive Broken Hill||6.00am|
|Depart Broken Hill||8.20am|
|Arrive Broken Hill||5.25pm|
|Depart Broken Hill||6.55pm|
The following timetable is valid from 01 April 2017.
|Broken Hill - Morning Excursion**|
|Adelaide & Surrounds - Afternoon Excursion**|
|Rawlinna - Dinner Experience^^|
|Kalgoorlie - Evening Excursion**|
|Rawlinna - Morning Experience^^|
|Cook - Afternoon Experience^^|
|Broken Hill - Evening Excursion**|
* Guest who join Indian Pacific in Adelaide (for travel to Perth) are invited to a complimentary pre-departure dinner at the National Wine Centre, Adelaide followed by a transfer to the terminal for departure.
** Off Train Excursion - Enjoy extended touring options at key destinations along the rail route
^^ Outback Experience - Step off the train to immerse yourself in some of Australia's most remote outback settings.
Note: All times are subject to change. Excursions &/or experience in Adelaide are only available to travellers who purchase through journey tickets i.e. Sydney to Perth or Perth to Sydney and not for travellers who are embarking or disembarking in Adelaide.
Conditions: TravelOnline will only book the above journeys for full paying adults and children. Discounted pensioner fares or sector fares are not available.
Motor Vehicles: TravelOnline does not provide quotes for vehicle transport. Passengers taking a vehicle will need to contact Great Southern Railway directly for fares and availability.
Children: Children aged between 4 and 15 years are eligible for child fares. Underage children who occupy a seat or berth will also be charged at the child rate.
Payment: Full payment is required 60 days prior to travel. Strict Cancellation Policy Applies.
Travel insurance: Great Southern Railway's liability to you is limited, therefore it is recommended that you take out travel insurance prior to departure.
Luggage: Checked-in luggage permits a maximum of 46 kg per person (2 items not exceeding 23 kg and 180 linear centimetres). Checked-in luggage may not be accessed during travel. One item of Cabin luggage is permitted per person but must not exceed 25 kg and be no larger than 50cm(L) x 30cm(H) x 30cm(W). Luggage must be checked in at the station 60 minutes prior to your scheduled departure. Guests should only take required hand luggage on board. Unchecked luggage is carried at owner's risk. Bags should be secured and display the owner's name, destination and contact details both inside and out.