This rich and rewarding journey through the major ports, inland landmarks and pristine islands off the southern coast is the perfect snapshot of the best of Australia. Across 18 magical days you’ll travel from Sydney to Perth and back again in absolute style, taking in a huge variety of amazing experiences both on land and water. 

INCLUSIONS

● 4 days/3 nights aboard the Indian Pacific, Sydney to Perth, including all meals, beverages and Off Train Experiences in Broken Hill, Adelaide, Cook and Rawlinna

● 3 nights accommodation in Fremantle including  breakfast daily

● 1 day Discover Rottnest including 90-minute island coach tour and Karma Rottnest lunch

● 12 days/11 nights Southern Australia Explorer aboard Sun Princess cruise ship from Fremantle to Sydney

● 17 breakfasts, 14 lunches, 14 dinners

*A valid passport is required to travel aboard Sun Princess 

 

HIGHLIGHTS

● Visit Western Australia’s very own island getaway Rottnest Island

● Get up close with the world's happiest animal, the quokka 

●  Explore Fremantle, the portside precinct 

● Stop in the ports of Albany, Port Lincoln, Adelaide, Kangaroo Island, Burnie and Melbourne for optional shore excursions o Be captivated with stargazing on the top deck

● Peruse the extensive art gallery or attend an art history lecture

● Take a dip in the sparkling freshwater pools

●  Put your feet up at Movies Under the Stars

FARES

PER PERSON

Shoulder season
Gold Service Advance Purchase$5,159
Gold Service Everyday$5,729
Platinum Service Everyday$7,489

 18 DAYS  17 NIGHTS  45 MEALS

 

* Prices based on twin share. Single supplements apply for single travellers. Advance Purchase fares are subject to availability. Prices are subject to change.

 

To book or find out more

CALL 1800 024 518

OR VISIT YOUR LOCAL TRAVEL AGENT

DAY ONE – BOARD THE INDIAN PACIFIC  IN SYDNEY 

Boarding the Indian Pacific is like stepping into another world. Settle in to the comforts of this world-class train. OVERNIGHT: 3 nights Indian Pacific (D) 

DAY TWO – INDIAN PACIFIC, BROKEN HILL  AND ADELAIDE 

After breakfast, prepare for your first Off Train Excursion in Broken Hill before proceeding onto Adelaide, where you’ll have more Off Train Excursions to choose from. (B,L,D)

DAY THREE – INDIAN PACIFIC, NULLARBOR PLAIN 

This evening enjoy dinner under the stars on the Nullarbor in Rawlinna. (B,L,D) 

DAY FOUR – INDIAN PACIFIC, PERTH 

Take in the passing scenery as you travel through the Avon Valley onto Perth where your connection with the Indian Ocean begins. OVERNIGHT: 3 nights Esplanade Hotel Fremantle by Rydges (B,L) 

DAY FIVE – ROTTNEST ISLAND 

Travel by ferry to Rottnest Island for a day spent enjoying this pristine sanctuary known worldwide for its resident population of quokkas. Your guided tour will reveal Rottnest’s most spectacular locations with free time to enjoy at your leisure. (B,L) 

DAY SIX – LEISURE DAY

Today is yours to explore Fremantle with its rich maritime history, Victorian style architecture, and remnants from Australia’s days as a British penal colony. (B) 

DAY SEVEN – BOARD THE SUN PRINCESS IN FREMANTLE 

Step aboard Sun Princess this afternoon for an exciting, entertaining, enriching and inspirational experience. Do as much or as little as you like over the coming days. OVERNIGHT: 11 nights Sun Princess (B,D) 

DAY EIGHT – SUN PRINCESS, ALBANY 

Attracted by its superb natural harbour, Europeans first arrived in Albany in 1826 to establish a penal colony, making it the oldest colonial settlement in Western Australia. As a former whaling and coal port located on the State’s southern tip, Albany has always been an important commercial region, but these days its beauty is what attracts so many visitors. (B,L,D) 

DAY NINE & TEN –  SUN PRINCESS, AT SEA 

Retreat to your favourite hiding spot, relax by the pool or watch one of the guest entertainers. (B,L,D)

DAY ELEVEN – SUN PRINCESS, PORT LINCOLN 

Today you’ll go ashore in the Seafood Capital of Australia with time to enjoy its specialty stores, galleries and artisan craft shops or fauna park. (B,L,D) 

DAY TWELVE – SUN PRINCESS, ADELAIDE 

Widely considered the country's food and wine capital, Australia's fifth largest city is an elegant metropolis with a vibrant cultural heart. (B,L,D) 

DAY THIRTEEN – SUN PRINCESS, KANGAROO ISLAND 

The natural beauty of Kangaroo Island is quite remarkable and something that will astound you. Teeming with native wildlife, it is a very special place to explore. Your discovery starts at the seaside town of Penneshaw. (B,L,D) 

DAY FOURTEEN – SUN PRINCESS, AT SEA  

Relax in one of the lounges, read a good book or,  visit The Sanctuary. (B,L,D) 

DAY FIFTEEN –  SUN PRINCESS, BURNIE  

Tasmania’s most westerly city, portside Burnie on Emu Bay offers wonderful walks, lookouts and wildlife experiences, as well as heritage charm and character to explore. (B,L,D) 

DAY SIXTEEN – SUN PRINCESS, MELBOURNE

Australia’s shopping and sporting capital, Melbourne is also a super stylish, eclectic and always-exciting metropolis with plenty of sophisticated charm and surprises to enjoy. (B,L,D) 

DAY SEVENTEEN – SUN PRINCESS, AT SEA  

Revisit your favourite restaurants, catch that last onboard performance or enjoy just one more cocktail. (B,L,D) 

DAY EIGHTEEN – SUN PRINCESS, SYDNEY 

Your incredible journey exploring capital cities, outback deserts, pristine islands and remote wilderness concludes in Sydney today. (B)

 


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