Adelaide Discovery with Sun Princess & Great Southern

 11 nights departing 13 January 2020

  Package Reference: HOA2611GS
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Journey aboard Great Southern down the south east coast towards Adelaide before boarding the Sun Princess to Perth/Fremantle.

Package inclusions

  • Transfer to the rail terminal.†
  • 3 nights aboard Great Southern travelling from Brisbane to Adelaide in Gold or Platinum Service. Includes all meals, drinks and Off Train Experiences at the Twelve Apostles, Hunter Valley and the Northern NSW Coast.
  • Transfer from the rail terminal to your accommodation including a half day Adelaide City Sights tour.
  • 4 night stay in Adelaide at the Holiday Inn Express Adelaide including breakfast.
  • Morning Adelaide Central Market tour.
  • Transfer from your hotel to the cruise terminal.
  • 4 nights aboard Sun Princess cruising from Adelaide to Perth/Fremantle with a port call in Margaret River (Busselton). Your cruise includes on board meals & entertainment.
  • Transfer from the cruise terminal.†
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Tour itinerary

Monday 13 January
Brisbane and Coffs Harbour

This morning you will be transferred to the Brisbane Rail Terminal† where you will board Great Southern and travel by rail to Adelaide in your chosen service of travel. After setting off from Brisbane, enjoy lunch on board and a relaxing afternoon settling into your private cabin before arriving at the coastal town of Coffs Harbour. As the sun dips beneath the horizon, enjoy a unique beachside dinner where you’ll feast on local produce and fresh seafood matched with fine wines, while the waves lap at the shore nearby. After a few leisurely hours, you’ll reboard the train and set off for the night.
Included meals: lunch & dinner
Accommodation: Great Southern - 3 nights on board


Tuesday 14 January
Hunter Valley, Port Stephens or Newcastle

Start the day with a hearty breakfast on board before setting off for a full day of Off Train Excursions. Today you get to choose your own adventure with your choice of the Hunter Valley, Newcastle or Port Stephens.


Monday 13 January
Brisbane and Coffs Harbour

This morning you will be transferred to the Brisbane Rail Terminal† where you will board Great Southern and travel by rail to Adelaide in your chosen service of travel. After setting off from Brisbane, enjoy lunch on board and a relaxing afternoon settling into your private cabin before arriving at the coastal town of Coffs Harbour. As the sun dips beneath the horizon, enjoy a unique beachside dinner where you’ll feast on local produce and fresh seafood matched with fine wines, while the waves lap at the shore nearby. After a few leisurely hours, you’ll reboard the train and set off for the night.
Included meals: lunch & dinner
Accommodation: Great Southern - 3 nights on board


Tuesday 14 January
Hunter Valley, Port Stephens or Newcastle

Start the day with a hearty breakfast on board before setting off for a full day of Off Train Excursions. Today you get to choose your own adventure with your choice of the Hunter Valley, Newcastle or Port Stephens.


Hunter Valley Wine Region:
Meander through the picturesque and historic vineyards of the Hunter Valley, where you can sample wines from both world-renowned brands and boutique cellar doors. Your day will include cellar door experiences, winery tours and a sumptuous lunch (low intensity).

Port Stephens by Land and Sea:
Experience the Stockton Bight Sand Dunes and beach by 4WD van, stopping to hunt for pippies and driving to the top of a sand dune before travelling to Nelson Bay for a relaxing afternoon cruise and lunch (medium intensity).

Newcastle Explorer:
Take in spectacular coastal views and discover Newcastle’s unique blend of old and new with a guided walking tour and historical site visit. After lunch, visit Strzelecki Lookout and a stroll along the Newcastle Memorial Walk (medium intensity).


In the evening, return to the train to enjoy a regionally inspired meal prepared onboard before retiring for the night.
Included meals: breakfast, lunch & dinner


Wednesday 15 January
Melbourne or The Twelve Apostles

After enjoying breakfast onboard, you can choose to discover either the bustling city of Melbourne or to take a road trip to explore the unforgettable Twelve Apostles.


Melbourne Explorer:
Take in the breathtaking views of Melbourne from Eureka Skydeck, the highest public observation tower in the Southern Hemisphere, and lunch at Eureka 89. Then get to know Melbourne city with your choice of a laneway walking tour, a tour of the National Gallery of Victoria or free time to shop and enjoy the city sights. As the day ends, the coach will transport you towards the awaiting train at Inverleigh Station stopping along the way for a sumptuous dinner (low/medium intensity). Note: Christmas Day and New Years Day tours will differ.

Twelve Apostles:
After lunch on board, set off on a road trip by coach through regional Victoria to the unforgettable Twelve Apostles, a majestic collection of crumbling pillars rising from the Southern Ocean, and spectacular Loch Ard Gorge. On the return journey to Inverleigh Station, enjoy dinner and drinks in regional Victoria (low/medium intensity). Optional upgrade available: Twelve Apostles Scenic Flight. Note: Travel time to the Twelve Apostles is between 1.5 to 2 hrs each way.


Once you’re back on board, head to the lounge car to enjoy a nightcap and chat with friends or simply return to your cabin to unwind before heading to bed.
Included meals: breakfast, lunch & dinner


Thursday 16 January
Arrive Adelaide

As the train journeys through the charming Adelaide Hills, enjoy your last breakfast on board before arriving into Adelaide. Disembark and enjoy a half day City Sights tour before getting dropped off at your accommodation.
Included meals: breakfast
Accommodation: Holiday Inn Express - 4 night stay


Friday 17 January
This morning is your sensory and interactive gourmet walking tour of the Adelaide Central Markets with a local food expert. Since 1869, the Central Market has been the jewel in the crown of South Australian Tourism experiences, a haven of premium food and wine products, and second home to chefs and food lovers. Enjoy a range of delicious samples that represent the multicultural community of South Australia and the clean and green produce harvested from farms and oceans.
Included meals: breakfast


Saturday 18 January
Today you will have a free day to explore Adelaide. Perhaps travel down to Glenelg, Adelaide’s favourite beach with plenty to do at the bay.
Included meals: breakfast


Sunday 19 January
Today you will have a free day to explore Adelaide. Perhaps visit the Adelaide Zoo or stroll the North Terrace Cultural boulevard.
Included meals: breakfast


Monday 20 January
Today you will be transferred from your hotel to the Adelaide Cruise Terminal where you will board the Sun Princess bound for Fremantle. Your cruise includes on board meals and entertainment.
Included meals: breakfast & dinner
Accommodation: Sun Princess - 4 nights on board


Tuesday 21 January
Today you will be cruising at sea. There is always something happening on board — from heading to the Princess Theatre for a lavish original musical production to enjoying a blockbuster movie poolside under the stars or simply relaxing in a lounge sipping a cocktail where a live band is playing your song.
On board meals: breakfast, lunch & dinner


Wednesday 22 January
Today you will be cruising at sea. Everything you need to refresh body and mind is right on board. Indulge in a manicure, pedicure or a makeover in the salon, or a soothing massage in the spa. Or maybe it’s a brisk workout in the fitness center, followed by a little “me time” in The Sanctuary, a tranquil retreat reserved just for adults.
On board meals: breakfast, lunch & dinner


Thursday 23 January
Margaret River (Busselton), Australia

This vibrant coastal city is a laid-back charmer with an enticing array of natural wonders and active pursuits. Just steps from the mile-long Jetty are glistening white sand beaches and sun-drenched seaside villages. Yet the magic of the Margaret River area beckons with 120 premium wineries; ancient caves boasting a subterranean world of jaw-dropping stalactite, stalagmite, helictite and shawl formations; a fascinating Aboriginal culture rooted in ancient history; and a picture perfect landscape of meandering country roads and spectacular scenery.
On board meals: breakfast, lunch & dinner


Friday 24 January
Arrive Fremantle
This morning you will arrive into Fremantle and disembark. Your transfer from the cruise terminal† marks the end of your travel arrangements.
On board meals: breakfast


Above pricing is based on the arrangements listed under package inclusions only. Itinerary is subject to change or substitution.

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