On arrival, check in to your accommodation and spend the rest of the day getting to know this iconic coastal Australian town.
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Go off the beaten track by luxury 4WD vehicle, seaplane and fast boat. Experience the incredible Horizontal Falls and spectacular islands of the Buccaneer Archipelago plus explore new overland frontiers. Enjoy a rare opportunity to visit the world-renowned wilderness camp, ‘Kooljaman’ at Cape Leveque. The camp is owned and run by the Indigenous Bardi Jawi Communities and is famous for its astonishing diversity, pristine wilderness and unique landscape. Only a lucky few ever get to see this. You’ll then visit the Aquaculture Hatchery at One Arm Point for a fascinating tour.
Your day is at leisure to explore Broome
This morning your adventure continues with a flight to the Western Australian capital, Perth. You will be transferred to your luxurious Perth accommodation at Elizabeth Quay, where you will have time to relax and prime yourself for a trip to Rottnest Island and an epic rail journey ahead. The evening is yours to embrace: discover some of the city’s atmospheric laneway bars and restaurants, buzzing with live music and street art.
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Make your way to Barrack Street Jetty a short stroll from your hotel and 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 at Thomsons before exploring the island at your leisure (make sure you see a quokka). Return to Perth by ferry in the afternoon.
Today is yours to enjoy the vibrant Western Australian capital.
After breakfast, transfer from your hotel to East Perth Rail Terminal. Leave Perth behind and journey though the super-scenic Avon Valley over a gourmet lunch. After a three-course dinner, disembark for an evening experience in the outback gold-mining town of Kalgoorlie. Travelling prospector Paddy Hannan struck it rich here 1893, sparking the greatest gold rush in Australian history. Visit Hannan’s North Tourist Mine and the amazing Super Pit, where Kalgoorlie’s gold rush continues today.
After travelling through the night, watch the sunrise over tiny Rawlinna, a remote outpost bordering the largest sheep station in the southern hemisphere. Across the border in South Australia, Cook is an abandoned railway town that was once home to a bush hospital and more than 50 railway workers. Your train continues into the night, across the mighty Nullarbor Plain.
Get to know Adelaide, a true foodie city and the hub of the world-beating South Australian wine industry. Your choice of breakfast Off Train Excursions takes in the city sights, the Torrens River, the marvellous Adelaide Central Market or the hugely popular Adelaide Oval. Moving into outback New South Wales, venture into the historic mining town of Broken Hill, otherwise known as the ‘Silver City’. Connect with the town’s world-famous artists, its mining heritage and cinematic legacy with a choice of Off Train Excursions.
Wake up this morning in the World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains. Disembark the Indian Pacific and explore this magnificent region on an Off Train Excursion, taking in ancient forests, sheer cliffs and mesmerising views of Jamison Valley, the Three Sisters and Katoomba Falls. Continue your journey to Sydney Central Station, where your cross-country adventure concludes.
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