True country of contrasts

TASTE FOR ADVENTURE: A Taste of Western Australia allows travellers to experience our wide brown land as they have never seen it before.
TASTE FOR ADVENTURE: A Taste of Western Australia allows travellers to experience our wide brown land as they have never seen it before.

If your New Year’s Resolution is to explore Australia’s magnificent backyard, then it’s time to make your dream a reality with one of Great Southern Rail’s unforgettable holidays on sale now.

Whet your appetite with A Taste of Western Australia – a seven day/six night adventure featuring fabulous WA destinations and a luxury experience aboard the Indian Pacific train.

Enjoy three nights’ accommodation in Perth and spend a day experiencing the unique wildlife, including the iconic quokka, and stunning coastal views of the famous Rottnest Island, just a short ferry trip from the WA capital.

Your itinerary also includes a full day in the beautiful Margaret River wine country where you can visit the picturesque Busselton Jetty and historic Leeuwin Lighthouse where the tumultuous Southern and warm Indian oceans meet.

You can also meander through the region’s renowned boutique wineries, craft breweries and local providores.

Your Indian Pacific adventure takes you from Perth to Sydney in what is a true a journey of contrasts.

Kalgoorlie’s wild goldrush past with its true frontier heritage and the endless expanse of the Nullarbor Plain, a vista as harsh as it is breathtakingly beautiful, provide the perfect complement to the the bustling food and wine capital of Adelaide and the outback charm of historic Broken Hill.

New in 2018 is the option to step off the Indian Pacific to explore the Blue Mountains prior to continuing your journey into Sydney.

Take the hiking trail, cable car or the world’s steepest railway through this stunning World Heritage-listed landscape for picture-perfect views of the Three Sisters.

On board the train, take advantage of the all-inclusive dining, beverages and Off Train Excursions synonymous with the Indian Pacific’s internationally-regarded level of service.

A Taste of Western Australia holiday package is available for Perth to Sydney itineraries, or vice versa. Simply contact your nearest RACT Travel specialist and book by March 31, 2018 for travel in June, July, August or November 2018 or for January or February 2019.