The Indian Pacific - Era of Opulence : Itinerary

Era of Opulence itinerary

Adelaide - Broken Hill - Blue Mountains - Sydney

Alternative itineraries available: Sydney to Adelaide, Perth to Sydney, Sydney to Perth

Day 1: (Tuesday) Indian Pacific, Adelaide

After leaving the cosmopolitan city of Adelaide, you’ll venture deep into the remote outback to arrive in Broken Hill. Connect with the town’s world famous artists, its mining heritage and cinematic legacy with a choice of Off Train Excursions. (L,D)

Day 2: (Wednesday) Indian Pacific, Blue Mountains and Sydney

Wake this morning to the stunning Blue Mountains, disembark the Indian Pacific to explore this magnificent region on an Off Train Excursion.  In the Blue Mountains, explore ancient rainforests and take in stunning views of Jamison Valley, the Three Sisters and Katoomba Falls. (B,L)

Day 3: (Thursday) Sydney Harbour

What better way to enjoy the magnificence of Sydney Harbour than the rush of experiencing it in  a tall ship as the first European settlers did?  The Southern Swan and the Soren Larsen offer the thrill and spectacle of 1850s sailing but have all the creature comforts of 21st century vessels. Sail past icons like the Sydney Opera House, the Harbour Bridge, Fort Denison and more. Enjoy a three-course lunch on board and, if you’re keen, you can even join in the hoisting of the sail! (B,L)

Day 4: (Friday) Leisure Day

Today is yours to explore the Harbour City from the CBD to Chinatown, Manly to Newtown, museums, aquariums, Barangaroo or Darling Harbour … there are plenty of diverse sights, flavours and experiences to enjoy. (B)

Day 5: (Saturday) Hunter Valley

Today you get to savour the best of the region’s wines with a tour to the Hunter Valley. Away from the tourist trails, enjoy this tailored journey taking in three wineries with the hassle taken out of having to do your own research of this popular day-trip destination. (B,L) 

Day 6: (Sunday) Sydney

One last chance to explore Sydney before your onward journey home. (B)