Indian Pacific to Sydney, Capital Blooms of Floriade & Bowral Tulip Festival

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Holiday Overview

  • Train Indian Pacific
  • Duration 8 NIGHTS
  • Departure 22 September 2024
  • Cruise type Touring Holidays
  • Cruise code AUS2286

Includes All-Inclusive Rail Journey

INCLUDES A RESERVE TICKETS TO HAMILTON THE MUSICAL

Hamilton: An American Musical

Witness Lin-Manuel Miranda’s award-winning Broadway Hit, Hamilton, as it returns to Sydney Lyric Theatre. The musical tells the story of Alexander Hamilton, a Founding Father of the United States, through a blend of hip-hop, R&B, and traditional musical styles, exploring his rise from orphaned immigrant into a key historical figure who shaped the nation’s early political landscape.

Hits including “My Shot,” “Alexander Hamilton,” and “The Room Where It Happens,” have become modern classics, cementing to the show’s immense success. Lin-Manuel Miranda’s unique vision has earned Hamilton numerous accolades, including 11 Tony Awards, a Pulitzer Prize for Drama, and a Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album.

Take your seat at the Sydney Lyric Theatre, a venue renowned for its state-of-the-art facilities and superb acoustics. Located in the heart of Sydney, it provides a an immersive setting for this soul-stirring performance.

Canberra Floriade Festival
Known as ‘Australia's Celebration of Spring,’ Canberra’s world-famous Floriade is the largest flower festival in the Southern Hemisphere and attracts over 300,000 visitors each year. Every year, Floriade brings sprawling displays of flowering bulbs, along with stunning integrated artistic works, to Commonwealth Park on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin.
Hamilton
Reimagining the founding of America through hip-hop, R&B, and traditional show tunes, this Tony and Pulitzer-winning musical chronicles Alexander Hamilton's journey from an orphaned immigrant to a key figure in American history. Take your seat in the Sydney Lyric Theatre to hear hits including ‘The Room Where It Happens’ and ‘Say No to This’.
Sydney Harbour Lunch Cruise
Captain Cook's Harbour View Lunch Cruise brings top-tier restaurant standards to the waters of Sydney Harbour. Choose between a selection of dishes showcasing fine Australian produce, and enjoy an unlimited flow of wine, beer and soft drinks during a 90-minute voyage past stunning beaches and national parks.
Canberra Floriade Festival
Known as ‘Australia's Celebration of Spring,’ Canberra’s world-famous Floriade is the largest flower festival in the Southern Hemisphere and attracts over 300,000 visitors each year. Every year, Floriade brings sprawling displays of flowering bulbs, along with stunning integrated artistic works, to Commonwealth Park on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin.
Hamilton
Reimagining the founding of America through hip-hop, R&B, and traditional show tunes, this Tony and Pulitzer-winning musical chronicles Alexander Hamilton's journey from an orphaned immigrant to a key figure in American history. Take your seat in the Sydney Lyric Theatre to hear hits including ‘The Room Where It Happens’ and ‘Say No to This’.
Sydney Harbour Lunch Cruise
Captain Cook's Harbour View Lunch Cruise brings top-tier restaurant standards to the waters of Sydney Harbour. Choose between a selection of dishes showcasing fine Australian produce, and enjoy an unlimited flow of wine, beer and soft drinks during a 90-minute voyage past stunning beaches and national parks.

Your Imagine Holiday Includes

Events

Pre-theatre dinner at Harvest with a glass of wine, beer or soft drink

A Reserve Tickets to the award winning, Hamilton Musical

All-inclusive Sydney Harbour lunch cruise at sunset with a selection of wines, beers and soft drinks and live entertainment

Hotel Stays

3 night four-star hotel stay in Sydney at the Mercure Sydney

2 night four-star hotel stay in Canberra at the QT Canberra

All hotel stays include breakfast

Fully Escorted Tours

3 day Canberra tour

Two-course lunch at Centennial Vineyard with glass of wine

Canberra Floriade Flower Festival admission

Australian War Memorial Museum

Parliament House Guided Tour

Mount Ainslie lookout and Lake Burley Griffen

Bowral Tulip Festival admission

All-Inclusive Rail Journey

3 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, Adelaide and Blue Mountains (optional)

Upgrade to Five-Star Premium Package from $999pp

Includes five-star hotel and room upgrades, upgrade to Premium tickets to Hamilton Musical, A Reserve tickets to Sunset Boulevard Musical at Sydney Opera House & Extended Sydney Harbour long lunch cruise

All Flights, Taxes & Transfers*
*Transfer from airport to the hotel not included. 

Your Voyage

Your Itinerary

Day 1
Perth: Board the Indian Pacific

Embark the magnificent Indian Pacific for your all-inclusive rail adventure to Sydney. As the views transform before your eyes, get ready for your first Off Train Experience in the wild west town of Kalgoorlie-Boulder.

Meals Included: All-Inclusive Board Basis

Overnight: Indian Pacific

Day 2
Nullarbor Plain

As you wake, you’ll find yourself on the edges of the sweeping Nullarbor Plain. After a leisurely breakfast, step off the train in Cook. Once a bustling railway community, Cook gives new meaning to the expression “middle of nowhere”.

Meals Included: All-Inclusive Board Basis

Overnight: Indian Pacific

Day 3
Adelaide

By morning, desert views give way to the rolling South Australian countryside. You’ll enjoy an entertaining stop in the beautifully designed Adelaide, renowned for arts festivals, pop-up bars, and laneway restaurants.

Meals Included: All-Inclusive Board Basis

Overnight: Indian Pacific

Day 4
Sydney: Alight the Indian Pacific & Hotel Stay

Watch in awe as your train snakes through the Blue Mountains, cloaked in eucalypt forests and rare fauna. Take the Off Train Experience to gaze in admiration at the Three Sisters rock formation before arriving in Sydney.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Mercure Sydney

Day 5
Sydney: Event & Hotel Stay

Today, you’ll relish a delicious pre-theatre dinner at Harvest before you head to Sydney Lyric Theatre for a gripping performance of Hamilton. Watch US history unfold in a Pulitzer prize-winning narrative of ambition, love and power.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner

Overnight: Mercure Sydney

Day 6
Sydney: Tour & Hotel Stay

Embark on a Captain Cook cruise of Sydney Harbour, savouring a delicious two-course lunch. Enjoy your choice of entrée and main alongside unlimited wines, beers, and soft drinks as you take in the iconic sights of Sydney Harbour.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Overnight: Mercure Sydney

Day 7
Canberra: Event & Hotel Stay

As you head towards Canberra, pay a visit to Bowral, where you’ll delight in the Tulip Time Festival and a dreamy lunch at Centennial Vineyard, nestled amid verdant vineyards drenched in springtime sun.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Overnight: QT Canberra

Day 8
Canberra: Tour & Hotel Stay

Experience Canberra’s world-famous Floriade, the flower festival held at the colourful Commonwealth Park. Stroll among exquisite exhibitions ahead of a guided city tour to the Australian War Memorial and grand Parliament House.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: QT Canberra

Day 9
Canberra: Fly Home

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

Meals Included: Breakfast

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.

For prices please select your departure airport

Cabins & Suites

Relax in the utmost of comfort and style with cabins and suites that feature an array of facilities. 

Gold Twin Prices from $6,499pp

The moment you step into your cabin, you’ll be immersed into a world of romance that epitomises rail travel. The most popular choice of accommodation have everything you need to feel right at home for the amazing experience that lies ahead.

  • A comfortable sleeper cabin featuring private en-suite and upper and lower berths that convert to a three-seater lounge by day.
  • Power outlets in cabin
  • In-cabin music channels and journey audio commentary available
  • All-inclusive dining in the Queen Adelaide Restaurant
  • All-inclusive Australian wines, beers, base spirits
Cruise Code: AUS2286
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Gold Single Prices from $7,499pp

Your stylish and ultra-modern cabin cleverly accommodates your belongings with a series of compartments and shelving options incorporated into the compact design. Your comfortable seat with full leg extension bench seat by day converts to a cosy bed by night.

The soulful, reflective and contemplative nature of moving across the continent by train is ideally suited to travelling solo but you can be as quiet or as social as you wish and with your included choice of Off Train Experiences allows you to join fellow guests as you experience the amazing places you visit together.

Inside your cabin, choose from six music and journey commentary channels to add background ambience to your travels, and you have numerous power supply outlets to keep your devices charged.

Our Gold Single Cabins also feature:

  • Complimentary Australian- made bathroom amenities
  • Complimentary shuttle bus transfers available between Darwin Terminal and the city centre
  • 60 kg checked luggage allowance per guest (2 x 30 kg each).
Cruise Code: AUS2286
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Gold Premium Twin Prices from Sold Out

The Gold Premium Twin cabins on board The Indian Pacific redefine luxury rail travel, offering an indulgent and spacious retreat through the heart of Australia. Featuring walnut timber and polished brass details, these delightful cabins boast twin beds, panoramic windows, and en-suite bathrooms, these cabins seamlessly blend comfort with breathtaking views of the diverse landscapes. Passengers enjoy exclusive access to the Outback Explorer Lounge, where they can socialise, relax, and take in the scenery. Impeccable service and attention to detail characterize the Gold Premium Twin experience, providing a sumptuous haven for travellers as they traverse the iconic landscapes of the Australian outback on The Indian Pacific. 

  • Newly designed, contemporary cabins 
  • Premium amenities, luxuriously soft linen, and silk eye masks 
  • Exclusive access to the Gold Premium Lounge and Gold Premium Dining carriage 
  • Two-course, regionally inspired lunches, and four-course dinners 
  • All-inclusive premium Australian wines, beers, spirits, and non-alcoholic beverages 
  • All-inclusive Off Train Experiences and preferences on tour selections 
  • 75kg checked luggage allowance per guest (3 x 25 kg each) 
  • Priority luggage check-in 
  • Power outlets in cabin 
  • In-cabin music channels and journey audio commentary 
Cruise Code: AUS2286
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Platinum Twin Prices from Sold Out

For the discerning traveller, Platinum adds an enhanced level of sophistication to your journey. Stylishly appointed, spacious suites complemented by discreet, personalised service and world-class food and wine make this a very special travel experience.

  • Spacious Double or Twin cabin almost twice the size of a Gold Premium Twin or Gold Twin Cabin
  • En-Suite equipped with separate shower, vanity with cupboard space, and toilet
  • Premium amenities, luxuriously soft linen and silk eye masks
  • Power outlets and in-cabin safe
  • Panoramic windows offering views from both sides of the train
  • Access to the exclusive platinum club for dining and socialising
Cruise Code: AUS2286
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Your Hotel Stays

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.

Canberra

Included Hotel

QT Canberra (Or Similar)

Nestled near the shimmering Lake Burley Griffin, QT Canberra is the ideal retreat after long days of exploration in Australia’s capital. For exquisite dining, you’ll relish Canberran cuisine at Capitol Bar & Grill, which serves prime cut steaks and offers a carefully curated wine list, complemented by wood-fired theatrics. After a day of adventure, you’ll unwind in your glamorous suite with an inviting, signature QT Bed, an enticing minibar, work desk, and an en-suite with designer Kevin Murphy amenities. Here is where you’ll relax and soak up the best of QT Canberra’s elegant ambiance.

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