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7 Day Indian Pacific & Rottnest Island

7 Day Indian Pacific & Rottnest Island

This tour is conducted at a medium-fast pace. Some long travel days may be required to complete this itinerary and you will typically spend two nights at each destination, with some one night stays required. This trip includes a mix of sightseeing and free time to explore at your own pace. You will be required to move about unassisted, including getting on and off vehicles, walking up and down stairs and some activities will be conducted on uneven or steep terrain. You will be required to handle your own luggage.

Pace
Moderate Pace

On these packages you will travel from city to city on your own, exploring at your own pace. We have arranged transportation in most cases and day tours for you to see the destination. Enjoy the time and flexibility to linger longer or pick up the pace and see as much as possible. The choice is yours.

Escorted Type
Independent
Train
Indian Pacific

Take advantage of our 7 day cooling-off period. 

Cooling Off Period
7 Days

Inspiring Vacations has been globally recognised and awarded for its handling of COVID-19 during the pandemic. The safety and wellbeing of our guests is our highest concern during this time of uncertainty, and we are continuously monitoring the evolving COVID-19 situation. 

We have adopted the advice of the WHO to ensure all customers can travel with the knowledge of how to travel safely and with confidence.

Australian owned and operated with 100% Australian Customer Service support 

We are proudly 100% Australian owned and operated, with our head office located in Melbourne, Victoria. When you make your booking, you will receive dedicated and ongoing support from our team of travel professionals throughout your booking, up until you are due to depart. 

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✓ Pay in full and receive a 5% discount, save up to $210 per person
✓ Incredible sightseeing, travel on the Indian Pacific on a transcontinental journey following the footsteps of legendary adventurers, gold rush prospectors and bush pioneers, explore Rottnest Island’s unique flora, fauna & culture
✓ 3 nights on board the Indian Pacific on a Gold Twin cabin (upgrades available). All-inclusive meals, fine wines, and beverages. A regionally-inspired menu paired with a selection of local wines
✓ 1 night accommodation in a 4 star hotel in Sydney
✓ 2 night's accommodation in a 4 star hotel in Perth
✓ 12 meals throughout
✓ Day cruise & tour to Rottnest Island
✓ Transportation included as per the itinerary
✓ In depth sightseeing as per itinerary
✓ Only $99 deposit per person. See 'How to Book & Payments' for more information
✓ 7 Day cooling off period. See under Fine Print for more information

 

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What we love about this tour

Travel with the experts for a carefully curated, value-packed discovery of the world's most iconic destinations. Our tours are bursting with must-see sights, rich experiences and quality inclusions, all at an unbeatable price. Bucket list dreams are ticked off on these all-encompassing journeys.

Itinerary

Hotel
Rydges Sydney Central or Similar

Welcome to Sydney! On arrival, make your way to your hotel.

From Sydney Airport (SYD) to the city there are a few options: the Sydney Airport Link Train runs frequently and takes approximately 15 minutes. Ride-share options cost around AU$35 to Sydney's CBD.

Hotel check-in is from 2pm. Should you arrive earlier than this, hotel staff will do all possible to check you in as soon as possible. If your room is not available before check-in time, you are welcome to leave your luggage in the hotel's storage.

The rest of the day is free for you to explore Sydney.

Hotel
Indian Pacific Train or Similar
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner

Your transcontinental adventure begins in Sydney where you board The Indian Pacific. Prepare for a journey of contrasts, from lush vineyards to vast goldmines, majestic mountains to the barren expanse of the Nullarbor, from cities of four million to ghost towns of four. 

As the train winds through the breathtaking Blue Mountains, explore the comforts of life onboard, get acquainted with your cabin and fellow travellers. After settling in, savour your first meal – a regionally-inspired dinner paired with all-inclusive fine wines and beverages. 

After dinner, join fellow guests for a late night drink or head back to your cabin for your first night onboard.

Hotel
Indian Pacific Train or Similar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

This morning, the train arrives into the ‘Silver City’ of Broken Hill as the day begins.

Today, you will you embark on a morning of 'Off Train Excursions' to discover the mining history and artistic culture of this unique town where the streets are wide and there’s a pub on every corner. 

Lunch is served onboard as The Indian Pacific enters the southern tip of the spectacular and ancient Flinders Ranges.

Arriving in the city of Adelaide in the afternoon, you have the choice of a tour of the city, a visit to the world famous Barossa Valley or McLaren Vale wine regions (seasonal), or a trip to the beautiful Adelaide Hills featuring the culinary delights of Hahndorf.

Hotel
Indian Pacific Train or Similar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

You’ll awake to the seemingly endless expanse of the Nullarbor Plain.

Breakfast is served as you travel along the longest stretch of straight railway track in the world.

This evening, your sense of wonder will be ignited as you enjoy the tranquillity of dinner under the brilliant desert stars in the remote and beautiful Rawlinna (seasonal).

Hotel
Holiday Inn Perth City Centre or Similar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch

Breakfast is served as you glide through the mild skies and cool green vales of the Avon Valley on your way to Perth, arriving after an onboard lunch.

Upon arrival into East Perth Train Station, make your way to your hotel and spend the remainder of the day at your leisure.

Hotel
Holiday Inn Perth City Centre or Similar
Meals
Breakfast

Make your way to Barrack Street Jetty and board the Rottnest Express ferry to Rottnest Island, located 22km offshore.

Explore the beauty and tranquility of Rottnest as you sit back and relax in the comfort of an air conditioned coach. This 90-minute circumnavigation of the island takes you out to some of Rottnest’s most spectacular locations including the Wadjemup Lighthouse and the rugged West End and provides you with a complete interpretation of the island through a passionate and knowledgeable crew. This tour will provide you with an insight into Rottnest’s cultural and historical heritage, diverse wildlife and fauna and social heritage. You will also have a chance to step outside and have a stroll along the boardwalk at the majestic look-out point at West End.

Meals
Breakfast

Today your east to west journey from Sydney to Perth on The Indian Pacific comes to an end as you check-out of your Perth accommodation.

Inclusions

  • Incredible sightseeing, travel on The Indian Pacific on a transcontinental journey following the footsteps of legendary adventurers, gold rush prospectors and bush pioneers, explore Rottnest Island’s unique flora, fauna & culture
  •  3 nights on board The Indian Pacific on a Gold Twin cabin (upgrades available). All-inclusive meals, fine wines, and beverages. A regionally-inspired menu paired with a selection of local wines
  • 1 night accommodation in a 4-star hotel in Sydney
  • 2 nights accommodation in a 4-star hotel in Perth
  • 12 meals throughout
  • Day cruise & tour to Rottnest Island
  • Transportation included as per the itinerary
  • In depth sightseeing as per itinerary

  • Arrive in Sydney, unwind and a enjoy free day in town
  • Departing from Sydney, follow the path of bush pioneers, gold rush prospectors, and legendary adventurers as you make an epic transcontinental crossing aboard the Indian Pacific
  • Make stops at Broken Hill, Barossa Valley, Adelaide and surrounds, Cook and Rawlinna as you make your way through to Perth
  • Take a day tour to Rottnest Island and keep an eye out for its friendly population of quokkas
  • Enjoy a final night in Perth, where soft-sand beaches and scenic parks meet a thriving metropolis of small bars and creative restaurants.

Click HERE for more information on the Indian Pacific train

Gold Service (Included)

  • Gold Twin, a comfortable sleeper cabin featuring private en suite and upper and lower berths that convert to a three-seater lounge by day.
  • Gold Single, a compact sleeper cabin featuring a bed that converts to a seat by day and shared shower/toilet facilities located at the end of the carriage.
  • Luggage allowance is 60kg per guest.
  • Power outlets in cabin.

Platinum Service - from an additional $2,440 per person 
Platinum Service promises and delivers a journey beyond expectations, it includes deluxe extras such as Platinum Transfers, access to the Platinum Club plus a superior food and wine offering.

  • Spacious double or twin cabin almost twice the size of a Gold Service Twin cabin
  • By day, cabins are set up lounge-style with a moveable table and two ottomans
  • By night, lounges are converted to double or twin beds
  • En suite equipped with separate shower, vanity with cupboard space, toilet and Australian bathroom amenities
  • Panoramic windows offering views from both sides of the train
  • Access to the exclusive Platinum Club for dining and socialising
  • Freshly prepared continental breakfasts served upon request in-cabin
  • Transfers at the start and end of your journey available for guests within 60km of the terminal
  • 90kg checked luggage allowance per guest (3 x 30kg each)

Platinum cabins are almost twice the size of Gold Twin cabins in both your room and private en suite. By day your cabin is configured as a private lounge with deluxe lounge seating, a table, and two ottomans, by night the lounges convert into two comfortable twin beds.

From an additional $2,440 per person and is subject to availability upon booking.
Please note, there are no single rooms in the Platinum category.

The Indian Pacific offers a range of included off train experiences which can be viewed by CLICKING HERE

Off Train Experiences are included in your fare and can be booked on boarding the train (no pre-booking available). Optional tours offered are paid. These optional activities are paid directly to The Indian Pacific on board (no pre-booking available).

Fine Print

Secure your trip with a $99.00 deposit per person.

Once we receive your deposit, we will send you an invoice with your remaining balance and payment options.

Instalment Schedule:

  1. At the time of booking pay a $99.00 deposit per person.
  2. Pay a 1st installment of $544.00 per person within 28 days.
  3. Pay a 2nd installment of $1,088.00 per person within 90 days.
  4. You will then be invoiced for final payment 120 days prior to departure.

This is a land only package.

This package does not include international airfares. If you would like to add airfares to your booking our flight portal will be available via your Traveller Hub. The flight portal will allow you to search for all available airfares to your destination. The function works like most general flight search engines allowing you to select your preferred airline, book different cabin classes (eg. Business class) and view flight durations and transit times to your destination. 

The flight portal will be available via your Traveller Hub once the following criteria has been met:

  • Your booking is confirmed
  • Your departure date is within 11 months
  • You  have completed your passenger detail form

Visit our Flight Hub for more information on terms and conditions, amending your flights and information on luggage allowances. 

It is the traveller's responsibility to ensure they have a valid passport. The passport must be valid for a minimum of six months from the intended date of return. Visas may be required for your destination. For further visa information, click here.

Fitness Requirements
While the itinerary should give you some guidance and overview to the expected requirements, to determine if this tour is right for you we categorise each of our tours in terms of their intensity. These guidelines are to ensure that each tour group is conducted as expected and to ensure the overall satisfaction of all Inspiring Vacations customers.

As a general rule, porterage is not included, therefore at all times you are expected to handle your own luggage where help may not be available.

This particular tour is categorised as a “3”.

3 – Moderate Tour: A good level of fitness and mobility is required, as this tour includes a moderate level of physical activity and is considered a medium-fast paced tour. You should be able to walk up and down stairs and able to walk reasonable distances of approximately 2 kilometres per day or more with ease. Any physical ailments you may have must be disclosed at the time of booking to determine your suitability. If you have any form of walking aids, other than a walking stick or hiking poles, then this tour is not suitable.

Accommodation
The accommodation listed is subject to change. Any changes will be of an equal or higher standard. Bedding configurations (double or twin) are requests only. 

Please note:

Gold Service - Available in twin configuration only. If selecting double upon check out, this configuration will only apply to your hotel accommodation. 

Platnium Service - Available in double or twin configuration

Single Supplement
Single supplement is $3,806.00 per person, in addition to the twin-share price.

Triple Share
Not available.

Travel Insurance
Travel insurance is required to protect yourself against the unexpected.

Tour Documentation
Final documentation including e-tickets and hotel details, will be provided approximately 30 days prior to travel.

Children
Children must be 5 years old or above and share a room with parents at all times. Children are charged the same price as adults.

Group Size
This package is made up of multiple components which will be provided by different operators throughout your trip. As such, group size will differ between operators and can be as intimate as 2 people or as lively as up to 60 people, depending on the activity and advertised inclusions. There may be unique cases where your selected travel date exceeds the expected group size for special events or types of activities, particularly during popular times of travel. For packages that include a train or cruise, you will be travelling with other passengers up to the capacity of this component.  

When travelling with a group, no matter the size, we ask you to be understanding of the various needs and preferences of your group - patience with your fellow travellers is sometimes required for the benefit of everyone's travel experience. 

Bedding requests
We do our best to meet your bedding preference, however, bedding configurations (double or twin) are requests only and cannot be guaranteed. All efforts will be made to meet your preference, however, any changes are beyond our control and limited by the hotel facilities and availability.

Tour Styles - This package is an Independent style. 
To meet the needs of various types of travellers, we choose to operate various types of tours and depending on your selected package will mean different services are provided throughout your trip. The following descriptions of each tour style we hope will ensure that each traveller has appropriate expectations before they start their travels: 

  • On these packages you will travel from city to city on your own, exploring at your own pace. We have arranged transportation in most cases and day tours for you to see the destination. Enjoy the time and flexibility to linger longer or pick up the pace and see as much as possible.

Who is operating this package
We have partnered with a wide range of third party operators who assist in fulfilling your booking and delivering an enjoyable on-tour experience. Each package will consist of multiple operators meaning both guides and fellow travellers may change day to day. But don't worry, regardless of the operator, you'll be in good hands to experience the most out of each destination.

All participants must be in good physical condition to fully engage in this journey. For the safety and welfare of yourself and fellow travellers, if you are feeling unwell prior to departure, we advise staying home and contacting us to arrange alternate plans.

Prior to selecting your trip, carefully review the itinerary to assess your ability to comfortably manage our travel style. Please be aware that if, based on evaluation by our leader or local representative, a participant is deemed unable to safely complete the itinerary, we retain the right to exclude them from all or part of the trip without reimbursement.

It is advisable to consult your physician for current medical travel advisories and any required vaccinations before embarking. We recommend carrying a first aid kit and any necessary medications in their original packaging, as they may not be readily available during travel. For those carrying medication, it's essential to check your government's foreign travel guidelines for local restrictions or regulations.

You can enhance your holiday by arriving or departing before or after the tour. On this tour you can choose from the following options:

Pre Tour Accommodation

  • $476.00 per room, per night for double and twin share
  • $476.00 per room, per night for solo travellers

Post Tour Accommodation

  • $318.00 per room, per night for double and twin share
  • $318.00 per room, per night for solo travellers

Please select the number of extra nights required in the 'Additional Nights Accommodation' field when making your purchase. The additional cost for these arrangements will be added to your final payment invoice and are subject to availability.

  • International or domestic airfares not mentioned on the itinerary
  • Airport transfers
  • Visas (if applicable)
  • Travel insurance
  • Tipping
  • Anything not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Optional activities
  • Personal expenses

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