Cunard Voyage & All-Inclusive Indian Pacific Rail Journey

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Cruise Holiday Overview

  • Ship Queen Elizabeth
  • Duration 18 NIGHTS
  • Departure 04 January 2025
  • Cruise type Cruise & Rail
  • Cruise code AUS2283

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Ride the historic Indian Pacific from Perth to Sydney for a two-night hotel stay, then embark the regal Queen Elizabeth for the ultimate cruise of Queensland.

Join the Indian Pacific in Perth to experience the newly extended four-night all-inclusive rail journey to Sydney. As you travel along the world’s longest stretch of railway track, dine on delicious meals and immerse yourself in the history and culture of Aussie outback towns. Take a winery tour in the Barossa Valley and explore the Blue Mountains with a series of inclusive Off Train Experiences.

Arriving in Sydney, you’ll check into a city centre hotel for two nights before embarking Queen Elizabeth to begin your cruise. Set sail for Airlie Beach, gateway to the Whitsunday Islands; charming Townsville and Port Douglas; Cairns, where you’ll enjoy a night in port; and cosmopolitan Brisbane.

Your Imagine Holiday Includes

Full-Board Cruise

12 night full-board cruise on board Queen Elizabeth

Overnight in port in Cairns

Hotel Stay

2 night four-star hotel stay in Sydney at the Mercure Sydney with breakfast

All-Inclusive Rail Journey*

4 night all-inclusive rail journey on board the Indian Pacific from Perth to Sydney with all meals, fine wines, and beverages

Off train experiences in Kalgoorlie, Cook, Barossa Valley and the Blue Mountains

All Flights, Taxes & Transfers^
Named hotels are based on availability and are subject to change without notice. Alternative hotels will always be of equal or higher star rating.
*Prices shown include discount and savings based on booking a gold single cabin directly with Imagine Holidays.
^Transfers not included for Perth departure

Your Voyage

Your Itinerary

Day 1
Perth: Board the Indian Pacific

Embark the Indian Pacific in Perth to experience the extended new four-night journey to Sydney. Settle in to your wood-panelled sleeper carriage and enjoy delicious all-inclusive dining and fine wines.

Meals Included: All-Inclusive Board Basis

Overnight: Indian Pacific

Day 2
Nullarbor Plain

Awake to watch the sun rise over Kalgoorlie before delving into its mining history. Reboard the train in time for brunch, glide across the Nullarbor Plain, then enjoy a night-cap, bonfire and star-gazing experience in Cook.

Meals Included: All-Inclusive Board Basis

Overnight: Indian Pacific

Day 3
Barossa Valley

Enjoy breakfast onboard as the train glides past the Flinders Rangers, Spencer Gulf and Adelaide Plains. Your next Off Train Experience comes in the Barossa Valley, where you’ll experience a wine-pairing dinner and ‘firing the barrel’ display.

Meals Included: All-Inclusive Board Basis

Overnight: Indian Pacific

Day 4
Adelaide

Enjoy a delicious lunch as the train continues its journey. As the afternoon unfolds, you’ll arrive in Adelaide, where you’ll have the option to embark on a city tour or venture to the breathtaking Adelaide Hills.

Meals Included: All-Inclusive Board Basis

Overnight: Indian Pacific

Days 5 - 6
Sydney: Alight the Indian Pacific & Hotel Stay

The Blue Mountains signal Sydney’s approach. Disembark to ride the Scenic Cableway and Scenic Railway, then gaze upon the views from Echo Point Lookout, before joining a New South Wales rail charter service into Sydney.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Mercure Sydney

Day 7
Sydney: Embark Ship

Unleash your senses in Sydney, New South Wales. Iconic landmarks, cultural diversity, and culinary delights await. Let this vibrant city ignite your spirit of exploration and create cherished memories that will last a lifetime.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Queen Elizabeth

Days 8 - 9
Relax At Sea
Day 10
Airlie Beach

Airlie Beach is a paradise of palm-fringed beaches and the gateway to the sublimely beautiful Whitsunday Islands. Beyond the boutiques, cafés and markets, Airlie Beach’s true allure is the plethora of Great Barrier Reef adventures available.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Queen Elizabeth

Day 11
Townsville

Embrace the tropical paradise of Townsville, Queensland. Bask in golden beaches, explore the Great Barrier Reef, and revel in a vibrant city life infused with local culture and natural wonders.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Queen Elizabeth

Day 12
Port Douglas

Escape to tropical bliss in Port Douglas, Queensland. Immerse yourself in the Great Barrier Reef’s beauty, explore ancient rainforests, and unwind on golden beaches. Let this paradise captivate your senses and rejuvenate your soul.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Queen Elizabeth

Days 13 - 14
Cairns

Experience the tropical wonders of Cairns, Queensland. With its stunning Great Barrier Reef, lush rainforests, and vibrant city life, it’s a destination that invites you to connect with nature’s beauty and indulge in unforgettable adventures.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Queen Elizabeth

Days 15 - 16
Relax At Sea
Day 17
Brisbane

Embrace the lively energy of Brisbane, Queensland. With its sunny climate, riverfront beauty, and vibrant arts scene, it’s a city that invites you to explore the best of Australian urban and outdoor living.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Queen Elizabeth

Day 18
Relax At Sea
Day 19
Sydney: Disembark & Fly Home

Your holiday complete, today you’ll disembark your ship and head to the airport for your flight home.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Queen Elizabeth

When Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II conducted the naming ceremony in her own honour in October 2010, she continued a marvellously regal formal cruising tradition. Cunard has maintained all the refined styling, amenities and service associated with the Golden Era of cruise sailing and added modern facilities, leisure, and entertainment opportunities.

Stunning accommodation and the most exceptional fine dining you’ll ever experience at sea are highlights of the glorious Cunard Queen Elizabeth cruise ship. You could dance the night away in the Queens Room at a themed ball, enjoy Afternoon Tea served by white-gloved waiters, or watch a polished production in the Royal Court Theatre. You’ll have three main gourmet restaurants to choose from, promising gastronomic delights to suit all tastes. And with spacious accommodation and two lovely pool areas, along with the Mareel® Wellness & Beauty sanctuary, you’ll enjoy a comfortable and relaxing cruise.

  • Occupancy 2081
  • Tonnage 90,900 tons
  • Length 965 ft (294.00 m)

Life on board Queen Elizabeth

Enjoy Cunard Queen Elizabeth’s spectacular heritage, sense of occasion and huge array of activities, including ballroom-dancing, lawn bowls and Afternoon Tea in the Queens Room.

dining

From classic British and French in the Britannia and Grills restaurants to the best steak onboard at The Verandah, plus a range of international cuisines at The Lido, there’s something to suit every taste.

  • Britannia Restaurant
  • The Lido
  • Steakhouse at The Verandah*
  • The Golden Lion*
  • Dinner at the Lido*
  • Al Fresco Dining*
  • Café Carinthia*
  • Britannia Club Restaurant^
  • Queens Grill+
  • Princess Grill**

Bars & Lounges*

  • Commodore Club
  • Garden Lounge
  • Gin & Fizz
  • The Golden Lion
  • Queens Room
  • Chart Room
  • Yacht Club
  • Casino

*Available at an additional cost

^Included when staying in a Britannia Club Balcony stateroom

+Included when staying in a Queens Grill Suite

** Included when staying in a Princess Grill Suite

Facilities

Browse the art gallery and luxury boutiques, try your hand at croquet and fencing or take part in fitness classes or deck games. Alternatively, relax by the Pavilion Pool or in Mareel® Wellness & Beauty.

  • Library
  • Open-air pool
  • Fully-equipped gym
  • Traditional Afternoon Tea
  • Gala Evenings
  • Film screenings
  • Planetarium shows
  • Deck and board games
  • Sports facilities
  • Dance classes
  • Spa

entertainment

There’s never a dull moment with West End-style productions at the Royal Court Theatre, and a full live music programme, plus ballroom dancing in the Queens Room.

  • G32 Nightclub
  • Queens Room
  • Empire Casino
  • Illuminations
  • Royal Court Theatre

Indian Pacific

Part of Journey Beyond, the Indian Pacific travels across the breadth of southern Australia in incomparable style. Its storied journey follows in the footsteps of bush pioneers, gold rush greed, and famous adventurers who forged to discover the barren natural beauty of Australia’s famously unforgiving outback. Throughout, there are a variety Off Train Experiences to enjoy depending on which route you choose, including visits to Adelaide and her surroundings, the Blue Mountains, and Kalgoorlie so you can stretch your legs and explore the most remote corners of this inhospitable yet intensely welcoming land.

Off Train Experiences are specific to your individual itinerary and will vary depending on the direction and duration of travel. Each stop offers a unique glimpse into the heart and soul of this vast and diverse continent, for specific details on your journey, please consult your holiday itinerary.

Life on board the Indian Pacific

From exquisite fine dining to cosy cabins and sophisticated lounges, spend your days on board doing as much or as little as you like.

Gold Service

Each Indian Pacific Gold Service carriage houses nine Twin cabins or 16 Single cabins. During the day, Twin cabins offer a three-seater lounge with space to relax, which is transformed into upper and lower berths at night. Your attendant will provide you with crisp sheets, bath towels, pillows, and complimentary bath amenities. Single cabins have a lounge chair and footrest, which is converted to a level sleeping berth at night, a wash basin, and use of shared toilets and showers located at either end of the carriage. A limited number of Superior Double cabins are available, with a third upper bunk, a three-quarter size bed and lounge area.

  • For Gold Twin, a comfortable sleeper cabin featuring private en suite and upper and lower berths that convert to a three-seater lounge by day
  • For Gold Single, a compact sleeper cabin featuring a bed that converts to a seat by day and shared shower/toilet facilities
  • Power outlets
  • In-cabin music channels and journey audio commentary available
  • All-inclusive dining in the Queen Adelaide Restaurant
  • All-inclusive Australian wines, beers, base spirits, and non-alcoholic beverages
  • All-inclusive Off-Train Experiences
  • Luggage allowance is 60kg per guest

Platinum Service

Discerning travellers who enjoy the finest things in life will appreciate an upgrade to Platinum Service, where discreet, personalised touches ensure your whole journey is world class from start to finish, including unparalleled dining and accompanying wines, plus Bollinger champagne. Also included is Australian-made bath amenities, a nightcap at turndown, and access to the Platinum Club, where you can relax amid quartzite tables, leather banquette seating and brass fittings. Depending on where you’re headed, private transfers are also included.

Platinum Service cabins have double beds, which can be arranged as a double or twin, and are set up as a lounge with a moveable table and two armchairs during the day. There is a full en suite bathroom with shower, and the décor is distinctly Australian in style.

  • All-inclusive dining, beverages, and Off-Train Experiences
  • Spacious cabin almost twice the size of a Gold Service Twin cabin
  • By day, cabins are set up lounge-style
  • By night, lounges are converted to double or twin beds
  • En suite with separate shower, vanity with cupboard space, toilet, and Australian bathroom amenities
  • Power outlets and safe
  • In-cabin music channels and journey audio commentary
  • Panoramic windows
  • Access to the exclusive Platinum Club
  • Freshly prepared continental breakfasts served upon request in-cabin
  • Refreshments served in-cabin
  • 90 kg checked luggage allowance per guest (3 x 30 kg each).

Off-Train Experiences

Experience the diverse landscapes and cultures of Australia aboard the Indian Pacific, which operates a range of itineraries primarily between Sydney and Perth. Along the way, embark on unforgettable off-train adventures in vibrant Australian locations. Explore the cultural richness and culinary delights of the Adelaide area, and witness the stark beauty of the outback in Cook. Dive into the historic mining town of Kalgoorlie and marvel at the breathtaking natural beauty of the Blue Mountains.

Off-Train Experiences are specific to your individual itinerary and will vary depending on the direction and duration of travel. Each stop offers a unique glimpse into the heart and soul of this vast and diverse continent, for specific details on your journey, please consult your holiday itinerary.

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Cabins & Suites

Cunard boasts some of the most spacious staterooms at sea, and each one comes with a myriad of services, features, and amenities for you to enjoy.

inside Prices from $7,999pp

Cunard Queen Elizabeth Inside Cabin

Cunard Queen Elizabeth’s well-appointed inside staterooms offer a haven of comfort and style for you to enjoy during your voyage. You’ll find thoughtful features and luxurious amenities throughout to ensure that extra special touch.

  • A half bottle of sparkling wine on arrival
  • 24-hour room service
  • Nightly turndown service, including a chocolate on your pillow
  • Satellite TV
  • Refrigerator
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • An invigorating shower and complimentary Penhaligon’s toiletries
  • Bathrobe and slippers
Cruise Code: AUS2283
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Oceanview Prices from $8,999pp

Cunard Queen Elizabeth Ocean View Cabin

Beautifully positioned to offer spectacular sea views, Cunard’s Oceanview staterooms provide a private escape from which to enjoy the sights of the horizon. The perfectly framed views are the ideal backdrop to your luxurious surroundings.

  • A half bottle of sparkling wine on arrival
  • 24-hour room service
  • Nightly turndown service, including a chocolate on your pillow
  • Satellite TV
  • Refrigerator
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • An invigorating shower and complimentary Penhaligon’s toiletries
  • Bathrobe and slippers
Cruise Code: AUS2283
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balcony Prices from $10,499pp

Cunard Queen Elizabeth Balcony Cabin

Escape to your own private outdoor space in one of Cunard’s obstructed view Balcony staterooms, where you can sit back and feel the crisp sea air on your skin. Complete with fabulous features and thoughtful amenities, you’ll be sure to be well looked after.

  • A half bottle of sparkling wine on arrival
  • 24-hour room service
  • Nightly turndown service, including a chocolate on your pillow
  • Satellite TV
  • Refrigerator
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • An invigorating shower and complimentary Penhaligon’s toiletries
  • Bathrobe and slippers
Cruise Code: AUS2283
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Grill Suite Prices from $13,999pp

Cunard Queen Elizabeth Suite Cabin
Cunard Queen Elizabeth Suite Cabin

Delight in breathtaking sea views that can be enjoyed from both inside and outside your Grill Suite. A voyage with a Grill Suite reservation will offer a whole new level of indulgence with the extra special touches of fine-dining experiences, and exclusive access to the Grills Lounge and Terrace

  • Complimentary room service
  • Satellite TV, illy coffee machine and world atlas
  • Bathroom with bath and shower
  • Complimentary Penhaligon’s toiletries
  • Velour robe and slippers
  • Nightly turndown service, including a chocolate on your pillow
  • A selection of fresh fruit, delivered daily
  • Sparkling wine and chocolates to welcome you on board.
  • Your own Grills Concierge for the duration of your stay
  • A spacious private balcony with table and chairs to relax in
  • A seven-pillow concierge menu
  • Freedom dining in the Princess Grill restaurant
  • Optional in-room dining from the Princess Grill menu
Cruise Code: AUS2283
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Your Hotel Stay

Sydney

Included Hotel

Mercure Sydney (Or Similar)

The Mercure Sydney is a stylish and contemporary hotel in the heart of Sydney. With its prime location, it offers easy access to major attractions like Darling Harbour, the Sydney Opera House, and the iconic Harbour Bridge. The hotel features modern rooms, equipped with all the necessary amenities for a comfortable stay. Enjoy delicious dining options at the on-site restaurant, relax at the rooftop pool, and stay fit at the fitness centre.

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