The Best of South Australia

Set your sights on the vast horizon beyond your window as you cross the boundless plains of the Nullarbor. Arrive in Adelaide to explore the Fleurieu Peninsula, discover the wonders of Kangaroo Island, enjoy a food and wine experience in the Barossa Valley and savour the diverse range of experiences South Australia has to offer. Rejoin the Indian Pacific and relax as you wind your way through the magnificent Blue Mountains before arriving in Australia’s harbour city.

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SYDNEY TO PERTH

11 Days10 Nights

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • 2 days / 1 night aboard the Indian Pacific, Sydney to Adelaide (or v.v.), in Gold Service including all meals, beverages and Off Train Excursion in Broken Hill
  • Transfer from Adelaide Parklands Terminal to Hotel (or v.v.)
  • 7 nights accommodation in Adelaide including breakfast daily
  • 1 day Adelaide Hills and Hahndorf Hideaway including local produce and wine tastings and touring
  • 1 day Northern Barossa Valley Voyager including cellar door wine tastings, lunch and touring
  • 1 day McLaren Vale Winery Experience including cellar door wine tastings, lunch and touring
  • Transfer from Hotel to Adelaide Parklands Terminal (or v.v.)
  • 3 days / 2 nights aboard the Indian Pacific, Adelaide to Perth (or v.v.), in Gold Service including all meals, beverages and Off Train Experiences in Cook and Rawlinna

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. On arrival, transfer to your accommodation. (B,L)

Day 3 (Friday)

MCLAREN VALE

Depart the city towards Glenelg to take the coastal route to the Fleurieu Peninsula. The beautiful mid-south coast, with its glistening vistas of the Gulf St Vincent and pristine beaches awards your arrival to McLaren Vale wine region. Pass through rolling vineyards to visit up to five beautiful wineries in the ‘Vale’. Each one is steeped in history with friendly knowledgeable staff, happy to guide you through each wine tasting experience. Best known for Shiraz, the region excels with Grenache, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay as well as Spanish and Italian varieties such as Fiano, Vermentino, Tempranillo, Mouvedre, Nero d’Avola & Sangiovese. (B,L)

Day 4 (Saturday)

ADELAIDE, FREE DAY

Today is yours to explore the city of Adelaide at your leisure. Take a stroll along North Terrace to visit the Museum or Art Gallery. (B)

Day 5 (Sunday)

BAROSSA VALLEY

This world-renowned wine region is a must see for wine lovers. Full of history, this region is home to over 80 cellar doors. Visit one of the oldest vineyards in the world, with Shiraz vines planted in 1843 (that’s over 170 years old). Enjoy up to four wineries / cellar doors and be guided through the wine tasting experience by passionate vignerons. Two wine regions combine to make up the Barossa Valley; Eden Valley for amazing Riesling and cool climate wines and Barossa Valley, home to some of the world’s best Shiraz as well as Grenache, Cabernet Sauvignon Mataro, Semillon and Chardonnay. (B,L)

Day 6 (Monday)

ADELAIDE, FREE DAY

Today is yours to discover Adelaide at your own pace. Do a spot of shopping in Rundle Mall, take the tram to the seaside suburb of Glenelg or simply indulge in the comforts of your accommodation. (B)

Day 7 (Tuesday)

ADELAIDE HILLS AND HAHNDORF

Leaving the hustle and bustle behind, head to Mt Lofty Summit and take in the vista of the city of Adelaide. Visit Woodside Cheese for a delicious cheese tasting. Make sure to taste their award winning cow and goat milk cheese. For those with a sweet tooth, Melba’s Chocolate Factory is sure to please. Here you’ll see the array of delicious chocolate and candy and have the opportunity to purchase any treats before heading to your first wine tasting. Next, visit two of Adelaide Hills popular wineries where you will discover the history of the area as well as get the opportunity to taste some of their delicious wines.. You’ll then have time to explore the many art galleries, museums, cafes and boutique shops of Hahndorf. A quick stop to Beerenberg Farm Shop, famous for their jams, jellies and dessert sauces, before your final winery for the day where you will enjoy another delicious wine tasting before making your way back to Adelaide city. (B,L)

Day 8 (Wednesday)

ADELAIDE, FREE DAY

Today is at your leisure. Discover more of this cosmopolitan city by tram or by foot. Alternatively, why not add another tour. (B)

Day 9 (Thursday)

INDIAN PACIFIC, ADELAIDE

Take in any last-minute sights today. Begin your journey this evening at a beautiful Adelaide restaurant where you will enjoy a sumptuous dinner featuring modern Australian cuisine before being transferred to the Adelaide Parklands Terminal for a late evening departure aboard the Indian Pacific. Sleep comfortably as you head north-west to the vast expanse and beauty of the Nullarbor Plain. (B, D)

Day 10 (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 11 (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. (B, L)

Alternative

Alternative Departure:

Perth to Sydney (BSEPTSYD)

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 $5,329 pp $6,069 pp $6,289 pp
Gold Service Everyday $3,959 pp $4,369 pp $4,569 pp
Gold Service Advance Purchase $3,469 pp $3,799 pp $4,269 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: BSSYDEPT

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