The Indian Pacific Rail Journey

Duration: 4 Days

Price: from AU$2,215

Departure From: Sydney or Perth

Departure Date: January to December

Tour Type: Fully Hosted

Meal Plan: All Inclusive

Physical Grading: 1


A journey aboard the iconic Indian Pacific will whisk you between Perth, Adelaide and Sydney in comfort and style. This is an epic transcontinental crossing between the Indian and Pacific oceans, so step onboard for an all-inclusive rail holiday you’ll never forget.

With its bold wedge-tailed eagle emblem symbolising the scope, range and significance of each epic journey, the Indian Pacific traverses mountain ranges, passes through arid deserts and goldfields, rocky valleys and subtropical savannahs on its transcontinental crossings.

Named for the two oceans the train encounters on its journey, the Indian Pacific travels between Perth, Adelaide and Sydney on a spectacular 4352km crossing.

There’s no better way to experience the spectacular interior landscape of Australia than by the romance of rail. The Indian Pacific truly is a fabled journey. Follow the path of bush pioneers, gold rush prospectors, and legendary adventurers as you make an epic transcontinental crossing aboard the Indian Pacific.

Please note: The Indian Pacific books well in advance, often 12 months before departure. Contact LOCO now to avoid disappointment.

Traversing the Blue Mountains

Indian Pacific – Sydney to Perth

By embarking on this transcontinental journey, you’ll be following in the footsteps of those who have dared to venture beyond the city limits – the legendary adventurers, goldrush prospectors and bush pioneers who forged their lives in Australia’s spectacular yet unforgiving interior.

Sydney to Perth Highlights and Inclusions

  • 4 days / 3 nights aboard the Indian Pacific, travelling from Sydney to Perth
  • All-inclusive meals, fine wines, and beverages
  • A regionally-inspired menu paired with a selection of local wines
  • Off Train Experiences in Broken Hill, Adelaide and surrounds, Cook, Rawlinna and Perth

Included Off-Train Experiences

Enjoy these unique off-train extra experiences which are included in your Sydney to Perth Indian Pacific journey.

Broken Hill – Take in a visit to Miners Memorial and Trade Hall dedicated to the over 800 miners who lost their lives labouring here. From October to March, guests can also take a self-guided walk around the captivating Broken Hill Living Desert Sculpture site.

Adeldaide – Enjoy a scenic coach ride to one of the world’s premier wine regions, the Barossa Valley. Visit an iconic winery for tastings to savour and enjoy a sumptuous dinner.

Barossa Wine Tasting Tour

The Nullarbor – Hidden in the vast interior of South Australia lies a ghost town that once bustled with life. Alight and wander the Cook township, a time-worn town for a slightly eerie, unique glimpse of pioneering Australia. At Rawlinna, during the winter months, guests will be invited to disembark to partake in drinks, canapes served around a bonfire under the wide Nullarbor skies.

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Indian Pacific – Perth to Sydney

A rail journey of epic proportions, you’ll traverse Australia’s interior, following in the footsteps of pioneers, gold diggers and legendary adventurers who forged Australia’s future. It’s a privilege and wonder to travel across this stunning continent.

Perth to Sydney Highlights and Inclusions

  • 4 days / 3 nights aboard the Indian Pacific, travelling from Perth to Sydney
  • All-inclusive meals, fine wines, and beverages
  • A regionally-inspired menu paired with a selection of local wines
  • Off Train Experiences in Kalgoorlie, Rawlinna, Cook, Adelaide and the Blue Mountains

Included Off-Train Experiences

Enjoy these unique off-train extra experiences which are included in your Perth to Sydney Indian Pacific journey.

Kalgoorlie – The gold rush, set off by Paddy Hannan’s discovery in 1893 was one of the biggest in Australian history. After dinner, visit Hannan’s North Tourist Mine where you will enjoy a short play highlighting the tales of The Golden Mile and the beginning of the thriving days of gold glory.

Rawlinna – Five hours drive from the nearest big town of Kalgoorlie, you’ll enjoy an outback encounter to remember including a visit to the ghost town of Cook. As you enjoy morning refreshments, witness a moving, dawn experience as the desert comes to life, and marvel at the raw beauty of the Nullarbor.

Rawlinna Experience

Adelaide – With its vibrant culture built on world famous festivals, food and wine, cosmopolitan Adelaide is an elegant city with a rich past and a passion for fine living. Enjoy a city sights tour and a visit to the central markets.

Blue Mountains – The Blue Mountains is a World Heritage-listed area that is bound to delight your senses with its rugged cliffs, forests and formations. Join the Scenic Cableway and glide over the forest as you descend more than 500 metres to the valley floor before boarding the Scenic Railway, the steepest passenger railway in the world.

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Indian Pacific – Your Onboard Experience

Everything is Included.

There’s nothing like putting down your suitcase and allowing your journey to simply unfold. Once you step aboard our trains, you can relax, knowing everything has been considered and included in your fare. From world-class food and wine to a range of immersive Off Train Experiences, the hardest decision you’ll need to make is what to have for lunch and which experience to join.

In addition to the comfort of your beautifully appointed cabin onboard, you’ll find yourself indulging in sumptuous cuisine, fine wines, and camaraderie in our dining carriages.

Taking our cue from the diverse environments our trains travel through, our expert culinary team works closely with local suppliers, farmers and providores to source the best ingredients, creating an innovative, regionally-inspired menu accompanied by all-inclusive fine wines and beverages.

The Platinum Club

Indian Pacific – Platinum Service

Stylishly appointed and spacious cabins are complemented by discreet, personalised service and access to the exclusive Platinum Club carriage for meals, relaxation and socialising. As you’d expect, the food and wine is of the highest standard. Enjoy hearty breakfasts, two-course lunches and four-course dinners, all regionally inspired and paired with champagne and premium wines.

And it all begins before you’ve even stepped aboard. Platinum guests receive private transfers before and after your journey, beginning the adventure in style.

Platinum cabins offer premium extras, like a full-size en suite, expansive window views from the train, and exclusive use of the Platinum Club carriage. Add to that the luxurious linen, French Champagne, Bracegirdle’s chocolates, a nightcap at turndown and more, and you’re in for an exceptional experience.

Platinum Double Cabin

Platinum Service inclusions:

  • All-inclusive dining, beverages, and Off Train Experiences
  • 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
  • Power outlets and in-cabin safe
  • In-cabin music channels and journey audio commentary
  • 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
  • Refreshments served in-cabin
  • Transfers at the start and end of your journey available for guests within 60 km of the terminal
  • 90 kg checked luggage allowance per guest (3 x 30 kg each).
Platinum Double Cabin Plan LOCO Journeys

Indian Pacific – Gold Service

Choose between Gold Twin or Single cabins, both of which provide the perfect place to relax and recharge after a day’s journey. Spend hours deep in conversation with new friends in the shared Outback Explorer Lounge, sipping on barista made coffee, or a glass of white wine. Later make your way to the Queen Adelaide Restaurant to dine.

Gold includes hearty breakfasts, two-course lunches and three-course dinners. You may also choose to complement your meal with our selection of premium wines and beverages, all included in your fare.

Gold-Service-Twin-cabin LOCO Journeys
Gold Twin Cabin
Gold Single Cabin

Gold Service Inclusions:

  • For Gold Twin, the most popular option, offers a comfortable sleeper cabin featuring private en suite and upper and lower berths that convert to a three-seater lounge by day
  • Gold Superior cabins feature a ¾ size double bed plus an additional fold down upper berth, lounge area, TV and DVD player, mini-bar and en suite.
  • For 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
  • Gold Access Cabins are exclusively reserved for the mobility impaired. This cabin is subject to availability and assessment of the guest’s Fitness to Travel.
  • Power outlets in cabin
  • In-cabin music channels and journey audio commentary available
  • All-inclusive dining in the Queen Adelaide Restaurant
  • All-inclusive Australian wines, beers, base spirits and non-alcoholic beverages
  • All-inclusive Off Train Excursions and Short Stops
  • Luggage allowance is 60kg per guest
  • Complimentary Shuttle bus transfers available in Darwin to selected hotels in the city centre
Gold Service Twin Cabin The Ghan Plan
Gold Service Single Cabin The Ghan Plan

The Indian Pacific Prices & Departure Dates

For 2023 departures please contact LOCO Journeys directly as availability is limited.

2024 Indian Pacific Departures from Sydney

Sydney to Perth, 4 days, 3 nights, 9 meals. Departing Wednesday, January to December.

Aug & Dec
Gold TwinAdvance Purchase$2,815$3,175$3,640
Gold TwinEveryday$3,130$3,530$4,045
Gold TwinFlexible$3,445$3,885$4,450
Gold SingleAdvance Purchase$2,430$2,730$3,185
Gold SingleEveryday$2,700$3,035$3,540
Gold SingleFlexible$2,970$3,340$3,895

Prices shown are AUD and subject to availability, and subject to change

2024 Departures from Perth

Perth to Sydney, 4 days, 3 nights, 9 meals. Departing Sundays.

Aug & Dec
Gold TwinAdvance Purchase$2,605$2,960$3,425
Gold TwinEveryday$2,895$3,290$3,805
Gold TwinFlexible$3,185$3,620$4,185
Gold SingleAdvance Purchase$2,215$2,520$2,970
Gold SingleEveryday$2,460$2,800$2,755
Gold SingleFlexible$2,705$3,080$3,630

Prices shown are AUD and subject to availability, and subject to change.

Should you wish to add pre or post night accommodation, activities or international flights to your Indian Pacific rail experience, please be sure to let us know at the time of booking.

Tour Inclusions

  • 3 nights onboard accommodation
  • 9 Meals as indicated within the itinerary
  • All sightseeing, cruises, rail travel and entrance fees as specified in the itinerary
  • The services of an experienced train staff

Pricing Notes

  • Advertised price based on per person, Single Gold Cabin
  • Price based on Advance Purchase 2024 departures and subject to availability
  • Full payment is required at the time of booking
  • Price is subject to change unless paid in full
  • Full terms and conditions will be advised at the time of booking.
  • The Indian Pacific is a no smoking environment

Tour Itinerary

Indian Pacific, Sydney to Perth; Day 1 | Perth to Kalgoorlie (D)
Your journey from the Indian Ocean to the PAcific Ocean begins as you pull away from the platform in Perth mid-morning. Settle into your comforatbel cabin and get to know the creature comforts of life onboard. Enjoy a modern Australian lunch as you glide through the picturesque rolling hills of the Avon Valley. After a relaxing afternoon onbaord, enjoy a three-course dinner prior to your late evening arrival in the wild west township of Kalgoorlie.
Awok to the spectacular expanse of the Nullurbor Plains to watch the sunrise. Be captivated by the big blue skies and ancient stillness of the desert landscapes, broken only by a mob of friendly kangaroos. Waiting ahead is the charm of the once-thriving Nullarbor railway community - no ghost town - of Cook. Sit back and relax as the train continues its trek across the longest single stretch of railway in the world. Another mouth-watering dinner is followed by relaxed conversation in the llunge before a restful night's sleep.
On arrival in elegant Adleaide, you have the choice of a wlaking tour (seasonal), a behind-the-scenes tour of the world famous Adelaide Oval, breakfast inside the Adelaide Central Markets, a scenic drive through the hills, or a coach tour of the city sights.
Wake in the picturesque Blue Mountains. See the majestic Three Sisters at Echo Point and the views at Jamison Valley before completing your journey on our chartered New South Wales rail service (fully hosted by our Indian Pacific Crew) into Sydney Central Station. Alternatively, stay on board the Indian Pacific to travel directly into Sydeny.
Your trasncontinental adventure begins in Sydney where you board the Indian Pacific. Prepare for a joureny of contrasts, from luch vineyards to vast glodmines, majestic mountains to the barren expanse of the Nullarbor, from cities of fourmilliion to ghost towns of four. As the train winds through the breathtaking Blue Mountains, explore the comforts of life onbaord, 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 onbaord.
YOu arrive in the 'Silver City'of Broken Hill as the day begins, where you embark on a morning of experience 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 Range. 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 Winery.
You'll awake to the seemingly endless expanse of the Nullarbor Plain. Breakfast is served as you travel along the longest stretch of straigh railway track in the world. This evening, your sense of wonder will be ignited as you enjoy the tranquility of dinner under the brilliant desert stars in the remote and beautiful Rawlinna (seasonal).
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 onbaord lunch.

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