Indian Pacific & Western Australia’s Wildflowers

 7 nights departing select dates

  Package Reference: IPWF
from

$3,759

per person twin share

Cross the width of Australia aboard the mighty Indian Pacific and experience the beauty of Western Australia’s diverse wildflowers.

Package inclusions

  • 3 nights aboard the Indian Pacific travelling from Sydney to Perth in Gold or Platinum Service. Your journey includes all meals, drinks and off train experiences in Broken Hill, Adelaide, Cook and Nullarbor.
  • Transfer from East Perth Terminal to your accommodation.
  • 4 night stay in Perth at the Pan Pacific Perth including breakfast.
  • Morning Perth and Fremantle City Explorer tour.
  • Full day Perth’s Best Wildflowers tour including lunch.
  • Full day Wave Rock, York, Aboriginal Culture & Wildflowers tour.
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Tour itinerary

Wednesday
Today make your way to Sydney Central Station where you will join the Indian Pacific and travel by rail from Sydney to Perth in your chosen service of travel. Marvel at the heights of the majestic Blue Mountains and watch as the barren expanse of the Nullarbor Plain slides by on this spectacular journey across Australia.
Included meals: dinner
Accommodation: Indian Pacific - 3 nights on board


Thursday
Continue your journey aboard the Indian Pacific making a stop in Broken Hill this morning, a town steeped in Australian history.

Choice of included Off Train Excursion:

  • Pro Hart Gallery
  • Miner’s Memorial and Trades Hall

This afternoon you will arrive into Adelaide.

Choice of included Off Train Excursion: 

  • South Australian Wine Region tour including dinner.
  • SA Museum tour including dinner at the museum.
  • Hahndorf tour including a Bavarian dinner at The Haus.

Included meals: breakfast, lunch & dinner


Friday
Today take in the starkly beautiful landscape of the Nullarbor and make a short stop to stretch your legs in the remote, historical town of Cook. Arrive into Rawlinna this evening and step off the train to enjoy a unique Outback dining experience under a brilliant blanket of stars.
Included meals: breakfast, lunch & dinner


Wednesday
Today make your way to Sydney Central Station where you will join the Indian Pacific and travel by rail from Sydney to Perth in your chosen service of travel. Marvel at the heights of the majestic Blue Mountains and watch as the barren expanse of the Nullarbor Plain slides by on this spectacular journey across Australia.
Included meals: dinner
Accommodation: Indian Pacific - 3 nights on board


Thursday
Continue your journey aboard the Indian Pacific making a stop in Broken Hill this morning, a town steeped in Australian history.

Choice of included Off Train Excursion:

  • Pro Hart Gallery
  • Miner’s Memorial and Trades Hall

This afternoon you will arrive into Adelaide.

Choice of included Off Train Excursion: 

  • South Australian Wine Region tour including dinner.
  • SA Museum tour including dinner at the museum.
  • Hahndorf tour including a Bavarian dinner at The Haus.

Included meals: breakfast, lunch & dinner


Friday
Today take in the starkly beautiful landscape of the Nullarbor and make a short stop to stretch your legs in the remote, historical town of Cook. Arrive into Rawlinna this evening and step off the train to enjoy a unique Outback dining experience under a brilliant blanket of stars.
Included meals: breakfast, lunch & dinner


Saturday
Spend your morning taking in the picturesque views of Avon Valley before arriving into Perth this afternoon. You will be transferred from East Perth Terminal to your accommodation where you can settle in and spend the rest of your day at leisure.
Included meals: breakfast & lunch
Accommodation: Pan Pacific Perth - 4 night stay


Sunday
Join this great taster tour taking in Perth and Fremantle and their iconic sights. Starting in Perth, the tour takes in all major attractions of the revitalised Perth CBD, including the Western Australian Cricket Ground, newly opened Elizabeth Quay and the Perth Mint. Then it’s on to Kings Park Botanical Gardens, where you will have time to experience a walk through the tree canopies on the Tree Top Walkway or take in the stunning views from the war memorial back over the City Skyline. Continue through to the affluent Western Suburbs of Perth, known as Millionaire’s Row before reaching Cottesloe Beach where the Indian Ocean sparkles. Travel on into historic Fremantle viewing the impressive facades of this heritage listed city including a brief stop.
Included meals: breakfast


Monday
Today enjoy a relaxing day taking in the spring wildflowers. With a botanical guide, travel to various locations on Perth’s outskirts in search of the finest wildflowers. The slope, soils and ancient granite outcrops of the Darling Escarpment are traditionally the ideal habitat and location to view wildflowers. Visit locations all around the Perth region to find the finest wildflowers for you to see and smell. An experienced guide will help you identify rare and delicate wildflowers including renowned everlastings, orchids, red and green kangaroo paw, banksias, bottle brush and Western Australia’s most famous orange flowering Christmas trees. You will have ample time to identify and photograph flowers.
Included meals: breakfast & lunch


Tuesday
Leaving Perth you will head through the Perth Hills and escarpment and enter farming country. Heading east, enjoy morning tea (own expense) at historic York, the first township founded in the Avon Valley. From there, travel through agricultural towns of Corrigin and Kondinin; through outback farming country – giving a glimpse of Australian country life. We then break for an Aussie country style lunch at the Wildflower Shop. Continue on to see the spectacular Wave Rock and the ancient Gnamma Holes. Leaving Wave Rock we visit The Humps and finally Mulka’s Cave. We return to Perth via a different route and stop at the quaint country town of Babakin for afternoon tea prepared by the Country Women’s Association (own expense). Wildflower viewing stops are made en route.
Included meals: breakfast & lunch


Wednesday
This morning check out of your hotel, marking the end of your arrangements. Ask us about extending your stay or flights home.
Included meals: breakfast

Wildflower Season (departs Wednesday):
04 September - 31 October 2019 
from twin single
gold advance purchase $3,759 $4,159
gold saver fare $3,809 $4,209
gold everyday fare $3,949 $4,339
platinum everyday fare $5,719 $10,049

Additional Advance Purchase conditions: Must be booked at least 6 months prior to departure date and is subject to limited availability per departure. 100% non refundable deposit due at time of booking. Additional Saver fare conditions: Subject to limited availability per departure.
Season dates are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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