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10 Days

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Multiple Departures

Rail Package

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Great Western Wonders Journey Beyond

As if making an epic transcontinental crossing of Australia wasn’t enough, the chance to live another lifelong dream awaits at the end of your rail journey. From your eco resort sitting right on Ningaloo Reef, you have the chance to swim with the gentle giants of the sea – whale sharks or humpback whales.

Highlights include:

  •  Discover hidden gems on a remote stretch of Western Australia’s Indian Ocean coast
  •  Beachside safari camping in eco-luxe wilderness tents nestled in the dunes of Cape Range National Park
  •  Explore Ningaloo Reef, home to over 500 species of colourful fish
  •  Swim with the mighty giants of the ocean, whale sharks or humpback whales


  • 4 days/3 nights aboard the Indian Pacific, Sydney to Perth, including all meals, beverages and Off Train Experiences in Broken Hill, Adelaide, Cook and Rawlinna
  •  3 nights accommodation in Perth including breakfast daily
  •  Return economy flights from Perth to Exmouth
  •  3 nights accommodation at Sal Salis Ningaloo Reef including airport transfers, chef-prepared meals, snacks and beverages, National Park entrance fees and guided wilderness activities
  •  1 day Whale Shark Swim (March to July) or Humpback Whale Swim (August to October) including travel onboard a luxury vessel, wetsuits and snorkel gear, morning tea, lunch and beverages
  •  9 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners

Price based on Gold service twin share advance purchase on shoulder season departures April, May, August, Nov 2019 & Feb, March 2020. The prices, dates and information supplied are valid at the time of the web page going live, however prices and itinerary are subject to change or may be withdrawn at any time. Advertised prices are per person based on Advance Purchase Holiday Package fares, valid for new bookings between 16 July 2018 to 31 October 2018. All discounts and savings have been applied to the price. Not available with any other offer. Black-out dates apply. Deposit required within 14 days of booking. Booking and credit card fees may apply. Cancellation fees apply. The fare is non-transferable and non-refundable. Prices correct as at 16 July 2018. Please confirm all details and final cost with your consultant at the time of booking. Product is supplied by Journey Beyond. For full terms and conditions please contact us.


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Stepping aboard the mighty Indian Pacific, you’ll feel a great sense of anticipation as this unforgettable Australian adventure begins to unfold. Whether you’re journeying from the Indian Ocean to the Pacific or the other way round, you’ll be making your way across the longest stretch of straight railway track in the world.

Indian Pacific stats

Average length of train: 774m (includes two locomotives and 30 carriages)
Average weight of train: 1400 tonnes
Length of track: 4,352km
Length of journey: 65 hours Sydney to Perth – 4,352 km
Average speed of train: 85km/hr (max speed 115km/hr)
Symbol: The wedge-tail eagle, Australia’s largest bird of prey. Its massive two-metre wingspan symbolises the epic journey spanning the continent.
Average number of carriages: 30 carriages including guest carriages, crew quarters, restaurants, lounges and power vans.

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