Adelaide Rail Escape (departing Melbourne)
Take a 6 day/5 night escape from Melbourne, and experience the magic of the Indian Pacific with a rail holiday to Adelaide. Visit the famous Barossa wine region, and spend a day exploring the stunning landscapes of Kangaroo Island, internationally celebrated for its pristine wilderness and wildlife.
This morning fly to Sydney and make your way to Central Station to board the Indian Pacific. Settle into your comfortable Gold Service cabin, and enjoy the meals, beverages and facilities available to you.
Overnight: Indian Pacific
This morning you may like to enjoy an off train excursion in Broken Hill. Visit renowned artist Pro Hart’s gallery, learn how he created his masterpieces and see a wide selection of his signature paintings. Or head to the Miner’s Memorial, a unique structure that sits high above Broken Hill offering amazing views of the township. At the end of your tour, return to the Indian Pacific and continue your journey to Adelaide.
Overnight: Majestic Roof Garden Hotel, 4 nights
Today is a free day to explore the city of Adelaide. Discover Adelaide's cultural boulevard, North Terrace, and visit the Adelaide Museum or Art Gallery. Or take the tram down to Glenelg, one of Adelaide's most popular seaside suburbs, and wander through the shops on Jetty Road, and enjoy a meal at one of the many restaurants on the Marina.
Today you will spend the day immersing yourself in the pristine wilderness and nature of Kangaroo Island, where you will experience the island’s most popular attractions. Highlights include a:
- walk amongst a wild seal lion colony at Seal Bay
- delicious two course lunch
- visit Flinders Chase National Park and its iconic Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch.
It is a full day of touring, but to see this many sights in one day is definitely worth it!
Sample some of the Barossa's finest wines and gourmet food that makes this wine region so special. Along with premium wine tastings and a gourmet two-course lunch, you will also visit the farm shop of Australia's much loved cook, Maggie Beer. You'll get to sample some of her range of celebrated food products, before heading off to the final stop of the day at the Barossa Valley Chocolate Company where you will taste homemade chocolates paired with wine.
Today depart Adelaide at a time suitable to you, or you may like to extend your stay and explore Australia’s largest and iconic river, the Murray River.
Terms and Conditions
Prices are per person, correct at time of printing and valid till 31 March 2023. Single Supplement is an additional $300pp. All components are subject to availability and may change at any time. A non-refundable deposit of $1000pp is required when booking and the balance is due 70 days prior to departure. Any amendments will incur an additional cost, and strict cancellation fees apply – travel insurance is highly recommended for an additional cost.