Indian Pacific Indulgence 2024 & 2025 • Freedom Destinations
Indian Pacific Train
Gold Service, The Ghan
Cook. South Australia
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Margaret River, Western Australia
Perth, Western Australia
Blue Mountains, New South Wales

Indian Pacific Indulgence

9 day Rail Explorer - from £2735

With flights from £3935

A journey of indulgence, sampling some of Australia’s finest produce onboard the Indian Pacific and through beautiful Margaret River which produces some of Western Australia’s gourmet wines, beers, chocolates and cheeses.

  • Margaret River’s finest wine, chocolates and cheeses
  • Explore the Mammoth Cave
  • Travel on the mighty Indian Pacific train
  • Outback off train experiences

Perth | Margaret River  | Adelaide | Broken Hill | Blue Mountains | Sydney

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Your Itinerary

Day 1 - Perth

(Tuesday) On arrival into Perth, settling into your central accommodation and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure to explore this ever evolving riverfront city. Relax on the banks of Elizabeth Quay and watch the world go by or enjoy the impressive vantage point gained of the city from the lofty heights of Kings Park.

Hotel: Parmelia Hilton, Perth

Day 2 - Margaret River

Your adventure starts with a picturesque drive to the Margaret River region, with several stops on route. A coffee break by the foreshore in Mandurah is followed by a visit to the Featured Wood Gallery in Bunbury. At Busselton, walk off your delicious lunch with a stroll along the longest timber jetty in the Southern Hemisphere. Next is a visit to the Margaret River Chocolate Company, with its beautiful handmade truffles. From here, we travel along the coast and visit the quaint coastal town of Prevelly, before continuing along the coast to your overnight accommodation.

Hotel: Margarets Beach Resort, Busselton or Margaret in Town
Meals: Breakfast and lunch

Day 3 - Margaret River

Explore the region further, including Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park, where the remains of megafauna over 50,0000-years-old is found at Mammoth Cave. Take a scenic drive through the majestic Boranup Karri Forest, with towering trees and continue south to Hamelin Bay, known for the friendly stingrays that cruise the shallow waters. Pass through the hilltop town of Augusta on the way to the historic Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, where you will take a guided tour.

Lunch will be at either The Colour Patch, overlooking the Blackwood River, or at Hamelin Bay Wines, with views over
the Karridale vineyard. After lunch is a visit a small boutique winery for a wine tasting, and in the afternoon, there is time to explore the town of Margaret River, before returning to your accommodation.

Hotel: Margarets Beach Resort, Busselton or Margaret in Town
Meals: Breakfast and lunch

Day 4 - Perth

Today is all about food and wine. Visit the Yahava Koffee Works, who are so passionate about coffee, they travel the world looking for the best coffee beans, which are roasted in house. Indulge in delicious tastings while you learn how to make the perfect cup of coffee from the experts Margaret River is famous for award winning wineries and cellar doors. Today we visit two different wineries for tastings. At the second winery, your premium wine tasting will be accompanied with local cheeses from the Margaret River Dairy Co.

You gourmet day continues at Olio Bello, an olive oil farm. Experience first-hand the subtle flavours of extra virgin olive oil including citrus pressed oils and sensations with a tasing of the incredible range of condiments. The Olio Bello Café has a menu inspired by their award-winning oils and fresh farm produce and is where we sit down for a delicious lunch accompanied by a glass or wine, beer or juice.

After lunch, your Margaret River Escape concludes as you return to your Perth accommodation for some time to

Hotel: Parmelia Hilton, Perth
Meals: Breakfast and lunch

Day 5 - Rottnest Island

Today board the Rottnest Express to unique, diverse Rottnest Island, 22km offshore. A 90 minute air-conditioned coach tour around ‘Rotto’ takes you to some spectacular locations, including Wadjemup Lighthouse and the boardwalk lookout at the rugged West End. Enjoy a delicious lunch before exploring the island at your leisure (make sure you see a quokka).
Return to Perth by ferry in the afternoon.

Hotel: Parmelia Hilton, Perth
Meals: Breakfast & lunch

Day 6 - Indian Pacific

This morning depart Perth on the Indian Pacific. Settle into your cabin and relax in the Explorer Lounge before your late night arrival into the Golden Outback region.

Overnight: Indian Pacific Train
Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 7 - Indian Pacific Nullarbor Plain

Wake up to sunrise on the Nullarbor from the comfort of your cabin. Take time to relax and watch Australia become a moving postcard and sample the regionally inspired food over breakfast, lunch and dinner on board Today’s excursion is a unique visit to the ghost town of Cook, home to just 4 inhabitants.

Overnight: Indian Pacific Train
Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 8 - Indian Pacific Adelaide & Broken Hill

As the landscape changes again and rich ochre sands make way for forests and farmlands, you will arrive into Adelaide.

After a rewarding Off Train Experience in the South Australian capital, return to the Indian Pacific to continue your journey toward Sydney.

Overnight: Indian Pacific Train
Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 9 - Indian Pacific Blue Mountains & Sydney

Tuck into a hearty breakfast on board before arriving into the heart of the Blue Mountains to explore this renowned world-heritage listed National Park. View the famous Three Sisters rock formation and experience the world’s steepest railway at Scenic World.

Continue on to Sydney to complete your epic transcontinental crossing.

Overnight: Indian Pacific Train
Meals: Breakfast and lunch

9 day Rail Explorer - from £2735

With flights from £3935


  • Upgrade to a Platinum Cabin on the Indian Pacific from £1585
  • Add extra nights in Sydney, Perth or another destination
  • Choose to fly Economy, Premium, Business or First Class


Departs every Tuesday

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Price shown based on two people sharing a Gold Twin Cabin on board the Indian Pacific.

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Your Rail Explorer

Discover the best of Australia and its diverse scenery with our brilliantly planned rail escapes, which are a holiday in themselves.

Your rail escape includes:

  • 3 nights accommodation in Perth including daily breakfast
  • 2 nights in Margaret River including accommodation and touring
  • Transfer from Perth hotel to rail terminal
  • 4 days/3 nights on board the Indian Pacific  including all meals and beverages
  • Off train excursion in Kalgoorlie, Rawlinna, Cook, Adelaide, Broken Hill & the Blue Mountains
  • 8 breakfasts, 8 lunches and 3 dinners

Indian Pacific Facilities:

  • On board lounge and dining room
  • Comfortable private cabin
  • All meals and drinks included

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