Off Train Excursions

Off Train Excursions are specially designed to fit in with the train timetable so you’ll have the opportunity to take in some of the area’s best sights and better yet, they are included as part of your journey aboard the Indian Pacific.

Take the time to look through the fantastic excursions on offer and make the most of your chance to see some of the spectacular attractions en route.

To register your preference for the Off Train Excursions you wish to participate in, simply advise your Hospitality Attendant or Restaurant Manager at your earliest opportunity.

Travelling Sydney to Perth, we stop in Broken Hill, Adelaide (Barossa Valley or Hahndorf), Cook and Rawlinna. At Broken Hill and Adelaide, Platinum and Gold Service guests have a choice of Off Train Excursions included in your fare or you may choose from our optional upgrades instead. Click here to download the Off Train Excursions booklet.
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Pro Hart Gallery


Paris, New York, London and Broken Hill. You might not think it, but this town’s art scene could rival those of the biggest art capitals in the world.

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Miners Memorial and Trades Hall


The Miner’s Memorial is a unique and striking structure that sits at a height of 54 metres overlooking Broken Hill. This attraction is located on the highest point of the Line of Lode remnant mullock dumps that transverse the city.

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Rawlinna Outback Experience


Squatting on the fringes of Australia’s biggest sheep stations, this little outpost on the Nullarbor Plain is pure jackaroo country. By car, Rawlinna is a five hour trip from the nearest big town, Kalgoorlie. The Rawlinna Station is home to up to 80,000 sheep spread across 2.5 million acres.

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The South Australian Museum


You will delight in this exclusive crafted tour of the South Australian Museum as you explore distinctly unique exhibits in one of the most visited museums in Australia. Following your tour, you can enjoy canapes and drinks prior to a sumptuous dinner hosted by one of Adelaide’s renowned scientists.

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Barossa Valley - Gold Service Guests


Experience the Barossa Valley during April 2018 to September 2018, which is located 60 kilometres north east of the Adelaide city centre and is notable as a major wine producing region and tourist destination.


Barossa Valley - Platinum Service Guests


Experience the Barossa Valley during April 2018 to September 2018, which is located 60 kilometres north east of the Adelaide city centre and is notable as a major wine producing region and tourist destination.

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Experience Australia's oldest surviving German settlement, Hahndorf. Stroll down The Main Street for souvenir and gift shops and enjoy the best in local produce.


Optional Upgrade - All About Perth


Arrive on board the Indian Pacific and make the most of your first afternoon in Perth. Enjoy magnificent views from Kings Park. See the WACA Cricket Ground, Town Hall, Perth Mint, Parliament House, Burswood Casino and Barracks Arch.

Travelling Perth to Sydney, we stop in Kalgoorlie, Cook, Adelaide, Broken Hill and the Blue Mountains. At Kalgoorlie, Adelaide, Broken Hill and in the Blue Mountains, Platinum and Gold Service guests have a choice of Off Train Excursions included in your fare. Click here to download the Off Train Excursions booklet.
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NEW 2018 - Blue Mountains Excursion

New South Wales

From April 2018, the Indian Pacific will take to the peaks as well as the plains, offering an optional Off Train Excursion in the picturesque Blue Mountains for all departures from Perth. Take in the beauty of this World Heritage listed landscape via the scenic walkways and cable car before continuing your journey into Sydney.

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Paddy Hannan's Ounce of Luck


The gold rush, set off by Paddy Hannan’s discovery in 1893 was one of the biggest in Australian history. Visit Hannan’s North Tourist Mine where you will enjoy a short play (performed by local artists from theatre company Stage Left, highlighting the tales of The Golden Mile and the beginning of the thriving days of gold glory.

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City Sights


You’ll see why Adelaide is one of the world’s best planned cities as you take in the sights and sounds of the city and its surrounding areas. Following your immersive tour experiences, you can enjoy a light continental style breakfast and continue to soak up the atmosphere of Adelaide Oval.


Adelaide City & River Precinct Walking Tour


Start your morning by exploring Adelaide by foot. Your walking guide will introduce you to some of the sights of the city while sharing stories about the old and new of the North Terrace precinct, including how Adelaide got its name along with some quirky facts that few people know.

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Central Market Progressive Breakfast


Walk along the colourful, stall-lined passageways of the Adelaide Central Market and taste the best of local, South Australian fresh produce. Meet the stall owners and take in the 140 years of marketplace history, making this the true food and culture centre of Adelaide.

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Adelaide Oval


Go behind closed doors and discover hidden secrets and relive celebrated moments at the Adelaide Oval. Witness the unique integration of the Oval’s iconic heritage blended seamlessly with world-class facilities.

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The Main Drag


This experience chisels away at Broken Hill’s tough mining exterior to reveal glitz and glamour at its heart. Travel by coach or choose to stretch your legs and walk to the infamous Palace Hotel where you are in for a treat.

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The Regional Art Gallery


It is the oldest regional art gallery in New South Wales and holds an important cultural position and role in the broader western New South Wales region.

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The Big Picture


You will be delighted by Broken Hill’s much loved attraction, the ‘Big Picture’, the world’s largest acrylic painting by a single artist housed in the Silver City Mint and Art Centre.

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