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Indian Pacific

For travel between Perth, Adelaide & Sydney

The Indian Pacific is one of the world's longest train journeys travelling trans-continentally coast to coast between Sydney on the Pacific Ocean through the Blue Mountains and across the treeless plains of The Nullarbor to Perth on the Indian Ocean.

There are many things to see along the way as you cross this vast, spectacular country with scheduled stops and optional sightseeing tours en route including the 'Silver City' mining town of Broken Hill, metropolitan Adelaide, gold-rich Kalgoorlie and Cook a remote outpost on the Nullarbor Plain which has a population of just two!

The Indian Pacific travels one or two times per week in either direction (depending on the season), covers 4352kms and takes two days/nights between Perth and Adelaide and one between Adelaide and Sydney.

Departs Sydney Wednesday (year round)/Saturday (September-October)
Departs Perth
Sundays (year round)/Wednesdays (September-October)

Sydney-Adelaide vv: around 24 hours
Adelaide-Perth vv:
around 40 hours
Sydney-Perth vv:
around 68 hours
Departs Perth
Sundays (year round)/Wednesdays (September-October)

Backpacker, Student and Child fares available on request, subject to eligibility.

As we can book many months in advance of travel and, subject to availability, there are various Discounted and Advance Purchase Fares offered, the earlier you book, the better the fare!

Indian Pacific offers three levels of service:

Red Service
- offers the choice of a Day/Night Seat
For the budget conscious, Day/Night Seating is in comfortable two abreast recliner armchairs with individual reading lights, footrests and generous leg room.

All Red Service guests have access to the Red Service Diner where light meals, snacks and drinks are available for purchase.

Gold Service - offers the choice of either a Twin or Single Cabin or a Superior Cabin with superb restaurant meals included in the fare.

Gold Twin Cabins are en-suite of a shower and toilet and feature a comfortable three-seater lounge converting to snug upper and lower sleeping berths at night, with fresh sheets, pillows, doonas and towels provided by your dedicated carriage steward.

Gold Single Cabins have most of the features of the twin sleepers with the exception of showers and toilets which are located at the end of each carriage.

Gold Service Superior Cabin - there is only one Superior Cabin available per train which offers all the advantages of the Gold Service Twin Sleepers but features the added luxury of a double bed, lounge area, own bar and video/DVD player. A per night surcharge applies.

Platinum Service - for the ultimate in luxury you can now experience the sophistication of the newly refurbished world-class Platinum Service carriages. Platinum Service features Twin and Double cabins twice the size of Gold Service Twins with a host of additional comforts including double aspect windows, 24 hour steward service, drinks and relaxation in the Lounge and Bar and exceptional meals in the Restaurant.

In Gold and Platinum Service, enjoy superb meals with waiter service in the beautifully decorated Restaurant cars and the spacious facilities of the Lounge and Bar where you can relax with a drink and meet people from all over the world while marvelling at the breathtaking scenery of this wonderful country. All cabins offer a 3 pin power point, wardrobe, full length mirror and a fold-away table with reading lamp. Complementary toiletries and welcome kits are provided in each cabin.

While travelling in either Platinum Service or Gold Service private cabins, at no extra cost guests will also enjoy:

Beverages in the Outback Explorer Lounge - premium wine, standard spirits, beers, soft drinks, coffee and tea

- Explore & Discover Stops' available at Broken Hill, Adelaide and Kalgoorlie
- Dining at leisure in the famed Queen Adelaide Restaurant with flexible reservation options allowing for longer lunches and intimate dinners for two

Platinum Service also offers premium level comfort of a truly global standard. Platinum Service guests are also treated to private transfers to/from the hotel or airport pre or post-journey and also benefit from increased checked-in luggage allowance (3 x 25kg bags per person). When making Platinum Service bookings please advise the locations for pick up and drop off at time of reservation.

Private Carriages - for the ultimate experience in luxury, ask about your own Private Carriage, perfect for groups of up to 6 or 8 people. Available for meetings, parties or just a special family occasion, there are four Special Carriages to choose from each with their own characteristic charm.

Image courtesy of Great Southern Rail

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