Transcontinental Experience – Perth to Sydney

16 days,

13 nights |

from $14589 per person*


Embark on an incredible 13-night Australian journey filled with luxury and immersive experiences. Your adventure begins with round-trip airfare on United Airlines, departing from Los Angeles and landing in the vibrant city of Sydney and connecting flight to Perth.


Upon arriving in Perth, a private transfer will whisk you away to your accommodation at COMO The Treasury, where you’ll enjoy 4 nights of luxury in a Heritage Room, complete with daily breakfast to start your days right. During your stay in Perth, you’ll savor a delightful Rottnest Island Long Lunch and uncover the city’s hidden gems with a 2.5-hour guided walk through its captivating arcades and laneways.

Leaving Perth, you’ll venture to the renowned Margaret River region for a 2-night excursion focused on food, wine, and local sights. This package includes accommodation, wine tastings, entry fees, and delicious meals for a truly immersive experience.

After your Margaret River adventure, a private transfer will take you from your Perth hotel to the rail station, where you’ll board the iconic Indian Pacific Rail for a 3-night journey to Sydney in Gold Class. Along the way, relish in delectable meals, enjoy standard beverages, and partake in captivating off-train experiences that will immerse you in Australia’s diverse landscapes and cultures.

Arriving in Sydney, a private transfer will transport you from the rail station to your luxurious accommodation at Capella Sydney, where you’ll spend 4 nights in a Deluxe King Room. Start your days with a sumptuous breakfast and use your generous AU$200 hotel credit for spa treatments, dining experiences, or in-room dining, enhancing your stay.

While in Sydney, explore the city with a Private Essential Sydney tour, complete with a satisfying lunch. Additionally, don’t miss the Sydney Opera House Gold Experience, featuring a guided tour and an unforgettable dinner at Bennelong Restaurant. Take in the breathtaking vistas of Sydney Harbour during a Long Lunch Cruise, creating lasting memories.

Finally, your journey concludes with private departure transfers in Sydney, ensuring a seamless and stress-free end to your unforgettable Australian adventure. This vacation is an exquisite blend of luxury, cultural exploration, and scenic rail travel, offering a truly remarkable Australian experience.

  • Round-trip airfare on United Airlines from Los Angeles to Perth, returning from Sydney
  • Perth private arrival transfer, airport/hotel
  • 4-nights Perth, COMO The Treasury, Heritage Room including breakfast
    • Rottnest Island Long Lunch
    • Perth – Arcades and Laneways 2.5-hour guided walk
  • 2-night Margaret River Food, Wine & Sights including accommodation, wine tasting, entry fees, breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Perth private departure transfer hotel/rail station
  • 3-night Indian Pacific Rail journey from Perth to Sydney, Gold Class including meals, standard beverages, and off-train experiences
  • Sydney private arrival transfer, rail station/hotel
  • 4-nights Sydney, Capella Sydney, Deluxe King Room including breakfast and BONUS – receive an AUD$200.00 hotel credit to be used towards spa treatments, dining experiences in Aperture or Brasserie 1930 for lunch or dinner or in room dining experience .The credit to be reflected on the hotel bill upon departure , can’t be transferred to accommodation portion of the stay or to be paid out in cash should the credit not be utilized.
    • Private Essential Sydney tour including lunch
    • Sydney Opera House Gold Experience including guided tour and dinner at Bennelong Restaurant
    • Sydney Harbour Long Lunch Cruise
  • Sydney private departure transfers, hotel/airport
  • US/foreign taxes and fees including September 11 Security Fee

All trips include 24-hour emergency travel assistance.

Book by:

March 29, 2024

Valid for travel between:

May 1, 2024 – June 28, 2024

Additional dates, gateway cities and airlines may be available.

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This package is 100% customizable and no set itinerary is available.

Sat: Depart USA

Make your way to Los Angeles Airport for your overnight flight to Melbourne and connecting flight to Perth. If you require a connecting flight from another US gateway, please let us know and we can price your airfare accordingly.

Sun: International Date Line

During your flight, you will cross the International Date Line.

Mon: Perth

Clear Immigration & Customs on Melbourne, before you transfer to the domestic terminal for your flight to Perth. On arrival make your way to the Arrivals Hall and locate your driver who will transfer you to your hotel for a 2-night stay.

Tue: Perth (B)

Start the day the right way with a look at Perth’s cultural side. Explore downtown Perth via the pedestrian friendly malls, ornate arcades, trendy laneways, back streets and dirty alleys. Starting at the historic Perth Town Hall, the 2.5 hour walking tour winds through the lanes and arcades that cut through the city as you learn all about the stories, people and places that make Perth what it is. You may explore landmarks including The State Buildings and Yagan Square with fascinating stories delivered by a knowledgeable tour guide. No stone goes unturned on this tour. At the end of the tour, relax at a cool local bar with a complimentary drink.

Wed-Thu: Margaret River (B,L,D)

Enjoy gourmet delights in the Margaret River Region, splendid wines that are nationally and internationally acclaimed, and fine food that compares skillfully on the international table. Indulge in luxury accommodation at Pullman Bunker Bay. Visit Busselton Jetty and under water observatory, Cape Naturaliste and Cape Leeuwin where the southern ocean meets the Indian Ocean. Wine Tasting at Brown Hill, fine dining at Vasse Felix and Wills Domain.

Fri: Margaret River – Perth (B,L)

A scenic drive back to Perth through Boranup Karri Forest. Continue to Augusta overlooking the Blackwood River and Flinders Bay and to Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse to join a tour of the lighthouse tower and see the convergence of the Indian Ocean and Southern Ocean. Enjoy an a la carte lunch at elegant Vasse Felix Restaurant one of Australia’s draw-card establishments and is regularly reviewed alongside the best in the country.

Sat: Rottnest Island (B,L)

Enjoy a fabulous day out to Rottnest Island. Feel like royalty with complimentary hotel transfers to the Queen Street jetty in South Perth and fast-tracked check-in. Then enjoy a spectacular water take-off and scenic flight with stunning aerial views over Perth City, Kings Park, the Swan River, the majestic Indian Ocean coastline and Rottnest’s breathtaking bays and beaches. Relax into the island life at Hotel Samphire before settling into a leisurely long lunch, sweetened by the knowledge that your afternoon seaplane to Perth promises a spectacular finish to the day.

Sun: Perth – Avon Valley – Kalgoorlie (B,L,D)

Transfer to Perth Rail station for a leisurely mid-morning departure from Perth is soon followed by a regionally inspired, gourmet lunch with views of the beautiful patchwork hills of the Avon Valley. The soft, green rolling hills slowly give way to the flatter, drier and harsher, but every bit as beautiful, desert plains. Enjoy pre-dinner drinks and socializing with fellow guests in anticipation of your late-night arrival into the landmark township of Kalgoorlie. After a fascinating Off Train Excursion return to your cabin for a restful night’s sleep.

Mon: Nullarbor Plain (B,L,D)

Arrive refreshed and eager for a superb sunrise on the Nullarbor. Back on the train enjoy regionally inspired modern Australian cuisine for brunch, before alighting at the once vibrant but now deserted ghost town of Cook. Watch the passing parade of ever-changing landscape before dinner and share stories with friends in the lounge.

Tue: Adelaide – Flinders Ranges (B,L,D)

You have the choice of a city walking tour (seasonal), a behind the scenes tour of the world-famous Adelaide Oval, or a coach tour of the city sights. Back aboard the train, the journey continues while in the distance the magnificent Flinders Ranges pass by and the rugged, rocky landscape gives way to outback scrub.

Wed: Blue Mountains – Sydney (B,L)

Wake in the picturesque Blue Mountains. See the majestic Three Sisters at Echo Point and the views at Jamison Valley before completing your journey on our chartered NSW rail service (fully hosted by our staff) into Sydney Central Station. Alternatively, stay on board the Indian Pacific to travel directly to Sydney. On arrival in Sydney, you will be transferred to your hotel for a 4-night stay.

Thu: Sydney (B,L)

Embark on an unforgettable journey through the iconic city of Sydney! This perfect Sydney, Australia vacation comes with a personal tour with a guide familiar with all its secrets, and take in some spectacular sights such as The Sydney Opera House. Enjoy lunch at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia while admiring the beautiful harbour views. Finish off your day by taking it easy on Bondi Beach – one of Sydney’s favorite spots among locals and visitors alike. An Australian vacation like no other!

Fri: Sydney (B,L)

Today, join a progressive lunch that travels by boat to the most scenic parts of Sydney Harbour. Enjoy excellent views of the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbor Bridge as you cruise to Watsons Bay for your appetizer course at a classic waterside eatery. Continue past Middle Head to Balmoral where you stop at your second waterfront restaurant for your main course. Return to your boat for the cheese course. The remainder of your day is at leisure.

Sat: Sydney (B,D)

Today is free to explore Sydney at your leisure. This afternoon, enjoy a VIP behind-the-scenes tour of the Sydney Opera House, followed by an outstanding pre-theatre dinner from one of Australia’s finest chef’s, Peter Gilmore at Bennelong Restaurant.

Sun: Depart Sydney (B)

After breakfast, transfer to Sydney Airport for your return flight home.

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Based on departures April 1 – April 30, 2024 – from $15,389/person based on double occupancy

Based on departures May 1 – June 28, 2024  – from $14,589/person based on double occupancy

Based on departures June 29 – July 23, 2024 – from $14,789/person based on double occupancy

Based on departures July 24 – September 20, 2024 – from $15,849/person based on double occupancy

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*Terms & Conditions: Pricing is per person based on double occupancy. All prices are in US dollars and correct at time of posting for travel during specified travel dates. Single supplements, black-out dates and seasonal supplements may apply. Airfare is not included unless indicated. Prices may differ when you book your travel and are not guaranteed until full payment is received. Airline and hotels frequently change their prices as a result of fare increases and/or fuel surcharges. Prices may increase before full payment for those and other reasons. Package is not combinable with any other offer or discounted vacation package. After full payment, prices are guaranteed except only due to an increase in government-imposed taxes or fees. By paying your deposit, you affirmatively agree to the possibility of such increases. Package is strictly subject to availability, not retroactive and not combinable with any other special or vacation package offer. Minimum night stays or required room types may apply. All prices, itineraries and routings are subject to change without notice. Please call for our current prices. CST#2001136-20

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