Cruise & Rail Australia

25 nights from
$8,229
Valid for sales to: 30 Sep 2017
Travel Period: Departs 17 Feb 18


Cruise & Rail Australia


Celebrity Cruises®

What sets Celebrity apart from other vacation choices today is the cruise line’s passionate dedication to providing guests with a cruise experience that exceeds expectations. This extraordinary performance level has become the definition of Celebrity Cruises®, and has set the worldwide standard for today’s expression of what first made cruising famous - high quality, superior design, spacious accommodations, grand style, attentive service and exceptional cuisine.

With and exceptional level of personal service, award-winning cuisine, world-famous amenities and accommodations that are the most spacious at sea, not only ensure an unforgettable cruise experience, but forge a lasting relationship between themselves and their guests.


Indian Pacific

Experience the magic of Australia’s vast continent on the mighty Indian Pacific. Travelling between Perth & Sydney via Adelaide and vice versa, the Indian Pacific covers 4,352 kilometres providing a spectacular array of backdrops including the Blue Mountains, the salt lakes and vineyards of South Australia, the barren Nullarbor Plain and the Avon Valley. Spot kangaroos and a variety of bird life including the Wedge-tailed Eagle – the Indian Pacific’s emblem. Whether your final destination on the Indian Pacific is Perth or Sydney, you’ll have many opportunities to leave the train and take in some of the region’s highlights.


Gold Service Twin

Indian Pacific’s Gold Twin cabins offer you all the comfort, hospitality and facilities to make your train holiday a truly special and memorable experience. They pride themselves on making sure your every need is taken care of.


Gold Service Twin includes:

  • Private sleeper cabin with upper and lower berths converting to 3 seater sofa during the day.
  • Gold Service Twin cabins feature a compact ensuite
  • Access to the Outback Explorer Lounge for relaxation, with beverages included in your fare.
  • In cabin music and detailed journey commentary available from your cabin sound system.
  • Stylish Queen Adelaide Restaurant Carriage dining is included in your fare. Freshly prepared, regionally inspired meals with waiter service.
  • Cabin Steward service
  • Complimentary toiletries


Platinum Service Double/Twin Cabins & Gold Service Single Cabins are also available on request.


Off-Train Excursions

Participate in Off-Train Excursions that have been specially designed for rail stops.

Kalgoorlie: Kalgoorlie-Boulder is the largest regional city in Western Australia, that still retains that sense of adventure, and the characters on the early gold rush.

Adelaide: Explore the city sights, and the beautiful buildings that make up the cultural boulevard of North Terrace. Alternatively, awaken your senses with a tasting tour at the Central Markets, a bustling fresh produce market that has been a favourite with locals for 140 years.

Broken Hill: Explore the quirkiness of the Silver City and enjoy a drag show and the artistic culture that also abounds in the area.


Outback Experiences

Cook: Stretch your legs and explore the old railway town of Cook. Use the self-guided map provided to walk around the town and explore.

Rawlinna: Enjoy breakfast off train this morning as we stop on the Nullarbor Plain at Rawlinna.


Australia & New Zealand

Package includes:

  • 16 night one-way cruise onboard Celebrity Solstice® from Auckland to Fremantle (Perth)
  • Main meals & entertainment onboard Celebrity Solstice®
  • Port charges, government fees & gratuities
  • Transfer from Fremantle Port to Perth Hotel
  • 5 nights accommodation in Perth
  • 2 day Margaret River Getaway with Wine Tour
  • Wave Rock tour
  • 3 night Indian Pacific rail journey in a Gold Service Twin Cabin
  • All onboard meals & beverages including soft drinks, tea and coffee, beers, quality Australian wines & base spirits onboard Indian Pacific
  • Off-train Excursions in Kalgoorlie, Adelaide & Broken Hill
  • Outback Stop in Cook
  • One-way ‘Seat & Bag’ Economy Class airfares flying Air New Zealand from Sydney to Auckland
25 night cruise and rail holiday from INTERIOR STATEROOM (CAT 11) BALCONY STATEROOM (CAT 2C - OBSTRUCTED VIEW) DELUXE BALCONY STATEROOM (CAT 1A) CONCIERGE CLASS (CAT C3)
Departs 17 Feb 2018 $8229 $9169 $9659 $10,099
*Prices are per person share twin. Single pricing available on request.

Itinerary

DAY ITINERARY ARRIVE DEPART
17 Feb 2018 Board Celebrity Solstice®
Auckland, New Zealand
-- 8.00pm
18 Feb 2018 Tauranga, New Zealand 11.00am 0.00pm
19 Feb 2018 At Sea -- --
20 Feb 2018 Napier, New Zealand 8.00am 5.00pm
21 Feb 2018 Wellington, New Zealand 8.00am 6.00pm
22 Feb 2018 Picton, New Zealand 8.00am 5.00pm
23 Feb 2018 At Sea -- --
24 Feb 2018 At Sea -- --
25 Feb 2018 Sydney, Australia 7.00am 9.00pm
26 Feb 2018 At Sea -- --
27 Feb 2018 Hobart, Australia 8.00am 4.00pm
28 Feb 2018 At Sea -- --
01 Mar 2018 Adelaide, Australia 9.00am 6.00pm
02 Mar 2018 At Sea -- --
03 Mar 2018 At Sea -- --
04 Mar 2018 At Sea -- --
05 Mar 2018 Disembark ship Perth (Fremantle), Australia
Transfer to hotel & overnight in Perth
6.30am --
06 Mar 2018 Overnight in Perth -- --
07 – 08 Mar 2018 2 Day Margaret River Getaway with Wine Tour,
overnight in Margaret River
-- --
08 Mar 2018 Overnight in Perth -- --
09 Mar 2018 Wave Rock Tour
Overnight in Perth
-- --
10 Mar 2018 Overnight in Perth -- --
11 Mar 2018 Transfer to railway station
Board Indian Pacific
Arrive in Kalgoorlie for an evening excursion
-- 10.00am
12 Mar 2018 Nullarbor – Morning experience
Cook – Afternoon experience
-- --
13 Mar 2018 Adelaide – Morning excursion
Broken Hill – Evening excursion
7.20am 10.15am
14 Mar 2018 Sydney, your rail experience ends here
Make own way to Sydney Airport & fly from
Sydney to Auckland
11.30am --

Included in your Cruise & Rail Package:

2 Day Margaret River Getaway with Wine Tour

Highlights:

  • Cape Leeuwin Lighhouse
  • Busselton Jetty
  • Mammoth Cave guided tour
  • Margaret River Wine tour

Includes:

  • 1 night accommodation
  • Wine and beer tastings
  • Top Drop Margaret River Revealed Wine Tour
  • Mammoth Cave Guided tour
  • Experienced guide
  • Informative commentary
  • X2 lunches, x1 dinner & x1 breakfast
  • Return transfers from selected Perth accommodation

Departs: 8am
Returns: Following day at 9.30am

Day 1: Perth to Margaret River
Travel to Busselton Jetty, the longest timber jetty in the southern hemisphere. Continue on to the Margaret River Wine Region and enjoy lunch at a brewery with beer tastings. Explore Mammoth Cave on a guided tour. Visit a local winery before visit Cape Leeuqin Lighthouse. Travel back towards Margaret River township. Overnight at Abbey Beach Resort.

Day 2: Margaret River to Perth
Join your Margaret River Revealed Top Drop Tour to learn about wine and discover the best kept secrets of the wine industry. Enjoy three guided wine tastings and three gourmet food experiences designed by a highly acclaimed team. Receive behind the scenes vineyard and winery access to leave what goes on behind closed doors. Indulge in locally produced cheese and chocolate paired with wine before enjoying a delicious platter for lunch.

Travel back to Perth with a dinner stop at Busselton (own expense).

 

Wave Rock Tour

Journey through Western Australia’s Wheatbelt region to Hyden, home of one of Australia’s most incredible natural monuments, Wave Rock. Along the way visit historic York, the first township founded in the Avon Valley. Stop briefly at the Dog Cemetery, a shrine to man’s best friend, and Hippo’s Yawn, a rock formation which resembles a hippo yawning. Stop for a country style lunch at the Wildflower Shop. Choose to visit either a wildlife park, view a unique Antique Lace Collection, or visit an amazing toy soldier museum before continuing on to The Humps and Mulka’s Cave. Stop in a remote country town for afternoon tea (extra charge) on your return to Perth.

Includes:

  • Wave Rock Cultural tour
  • Wildflowers (Sep – Nov)
  • Expert guide
  • Informative commentary
  • Country style lunch
  • Admission fees
  • Return transfers from selected Perth accommodation

Departs: 8am
Returns: 8.30pm


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