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Immerse yourself in the diverse beauty of Australia and New Zealand with spectacular voyages traversing land and sea on board the iconic Indian Pacific and the incredible Celebrity Eclipse®, complete with Australian city break stays.

Your sensational discovery of Australasia, over rail, land and sea, begins with a two-night stay in New South Wales’ bustling capital, Sydney. Next you’ll embark on a spellbinding rail journey on board the luxurious Indian Pacific. As you step on board this magnificent train, prepare to watch the diversity of Australia unfold in front of your very eyes, as you glide along the world’s longest stretch of straight railway to Perth. Your unforgettable transcontinental journey traverses majestic mountain ranges, passes through arid deserts and goldfields, subtropical woodlands and rocky valets.

On arrival in sun-kissed Perth, you’ll delight in a two-night hotel stay to revel in its laid-back atmosphere, sophisticated attractions and glorious golden beaches, before flying to Melbourne, to enjoy a final two-night stay in the dynamic heart of this diverse city. You’ll next return to Sydney to embark on an extraordinary all-inclusive cruise, on board the stylish Celebrity Eclipse®.

You’ll be transported in Celebrity-style luxury to New Zealand to discover the dramatic and outstanding landscapes that define this beautiful country. As you reach the coastal shores of New Zealand, you’ll immediately be alerted to the breathtaking natural allure, as you cruise through Milford, Doubtful and Dusky Sound; three spectacular natural Fiords in the South West. Further highlights of your mystifying cruise include calls in Scottish-influenced Dunedin, the charming capital, Wellington, and Art-Deco infused mountainous Napier.

The stylish Celebrity Eclipse® will then return to Sydney, where you’ll disembark, marking the end of your enchanting adventure.

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Embark on a transcontinental journey to Perth on board the magnificent Indian Pacific

Experience one of the few truly transcontinental rail journeys in the world with a voyage on board the Indian Pacific service, which travels across the breadth of southern Australia in incomparable style. Part of Journey Beyond Rail Expeditions, the Indian Pacific speeds from coast to coast on a storied journey that follows in the footsteps of bush pioneers, gold rush greed, and famous adventurers who forged to discover the barren natural beauty of Australia’s famously unforgiving outback.

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Carriages

On average, the train comprises some 30 different carriages, including guest cabins, crew quarters, restaurant cars, lounges and power vans.
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Cabins

The accommodation on board is extremely luxurious, with different levels of opulence depending on what you desire from your escape.
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Food

Your dining options depend on the level of service you have opted for, but all meals take place in the beautifully appointed Queen Adelaide restaurant car or the Platinum Club.

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The Celebrity Eclipse® Experience

The Celebrity Eclipse® is a masterpiece of design, bringing together all the best features of modern cruising with a sublime ease. The Celebrity Eclipse® includes favourites that regular passengers have found so appealing on its sister ships, like the manicured real grass expanse in the al fresco Lawn Club area and the fascinating Hot Glass Show studio where you can watch skilled glassblowers craft intricate ornaments. The Celebrity Eclipse® has its own innovations like the creatively quirky Qsine speciality restaurant. This wonderful cruise ship boasts the full array of facilities, dining options and fun activities that any passenger could wish for.

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Lawn Club

Unleash your competitive streak at the one-of-a-kind Lawn Club.
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Sunset Bar

Enjoy a cocktail on the top deck as you watch the sun go down.
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OneSpaWorld

Treat yourself to a pampering treatment in the world-renowned OneSpaWorld.

Your 20 Night Holiday Includes

Days 1 - 2

6 - 7 March 2023

Explore the striking sights of scintillating Sydney during a two-night hotel stay

As you arrive in Sydney, the striking sights of the iconic Opera House and Harbour Bridge will welcome you with open arms. As Australia's most cosmopolitan city, you can expect breathtaking energy as you roam the bustling streets, exploring the sights of this spectacular destination. Admire the captivating works at the Museum of Contemporary Art, stargaze from the planetarium in Sydney's Observatory or amble through the beautiful greenery of The Royal Botanic Garden.

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Day 3

8 March 2023

Today you will transfer to the iconic Indian Pacific for your all-inclusive rail journey to Perth

Your transcontinental adventure begins in Sydney where you’ll board the majestic Indian Pacific. Prepare for a true journey of contrasts, from the heights of the majestic Blue Mountains to the barren expanse of the Nullarbor Plain and from cities of 4 million to ghost towns of just four. As you roll through ever-changing scenery, explore the comforts of life onboard or settle into your comfortable cabin. As evening falls, savour a regionally inspired dinner paired with all-inclusive fine wines and beverages before escaping to the lounge for a night cap.

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Day 4

9 March 2023

Enjoy a series of off train experiences in Broken Hill and Adelaide

This morning you’ll arrive in the ‘Silver City’ of Broken Hill, one of Australia’s legendary Outback bases. Here you’ll enjoy a morning off-train excursions to discover the mining history and artistic culture of this unique town. Lunch is served back on board as you glide into the southern tip of the ancient Flinders Ranges. Arriving in the city of Adelaide in the afternoon, you’ll have the choice of a city tour or a trip to the spectacular Adelaide Hills featuring the culinary delights of Hahndorf.

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Day 5

10 March 2023

Soak up the spectacular views of the vast Nullarbor Plain

You’ll awake to the seemingly endless expanse of the sweeping Nullarbor Plain. Breakfast is served as you travel along the longest stretch of straight railway track in the world. Following a leisurely breakfast, you’ll step off the train for a short stop in Cook. Once a bustling railway community, now effectively a ghost town, Cook gives new meaning to the expression “middle of nowhere”. Take some time to reflect on the changing landscapes in your journey and to enjoy the hospitality of the Outback Explorer Lounge as you arrive on the edge of Western Australia.

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Days 6 - 7

11 - 12 March 2023

Your transcontinental rail journey complete, it’s time to disembark the Indian Pacific and transfer to your Perth hotel for a two-night stay

Arriving in Perth, the cosmopolitan capital of Western Australia, having finished an epic Australian journey end-to-end. Perth is a city that combines sophisticated attractions and cultural landmarks with beautiful beaches and an easy-going attitude to create one of Australia’s most liveable cities. A stone’s throw away are numerous nature and national parks, where forests are carpeted in wildflowers, roped in walking and cycling trails, which are home to various wildlife.

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Days 8 - 9

13 - 14 March 2023

Today you'll fly to Melbourne to enjoy a two-night hotel stay

Arriving in Melbourne for a two-night stay, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the city’s exciting mix of style, sport, culture, and dining. Famed for its markets, you’ll find everything from local produce to arts and crafts and vintage fashion. The inner city’s leafy sections have a European feel, alongside New York-style 1950s art deco high-rises. Away from the bustle, you’ll find nearby Yara Valley, where you could taste world-class wines and walk through lush forests.

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Day 10

15 March 2023

Embark the sensational Celebrity Eclipse® for your all-inclusive voyage

Today you’ll embark Celebrity Eclipse®, one of the shining lights of the Celebrity fleet. Rich in luxurious design and exciting activities, this ship offers one of the most elegant experiences at sea, from its sophisticated bars and restaurants to its innovative Lawn Club with a country-club atmosphere and sparkling entertainment venues.

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Days 11 - 12

16 - 17 March 2023

Settle into two days at sea where you’ll have the chance to indulge in the highlights on board

Located at the end of the Lawn Club, the Sunset Bar offers sweeping panoramas of the ocean – there’s no better place to watch the sun go down. With an award-winning cocktail in hand, of course. For a pre-dinner tipple, head to the Martini Bar where expert bartenders put on a thrilling show as they mix up a range of classic and contemporary cocktails on an ice-topped bar.

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Day 13

18 March 2023

Be enchanted by your Lost World surroundings during a scenic cruise through the Milford Sounds

You’ll cruise through spectacular natural Fiords in South West New Zealand, where mountain peaks are reflected in mirror-smooth waters. In this important wildlife habitat, you could spot a Little Blue penguin or two, as well as resident fur seals and playful dolphins, as you sail past breathtaking scenery where waterfalls plummet down sheer cliffs into still, deep waters. This unspoilt and rugged landscape will captivate even the most experienced traveller.

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Day 14

19 March 2023

Delve into the Scottish delights of Dunedin

A warm welcome awaits in Dunedin, where the locals are so proud of their Scottish heritage that they even have their own tartan. Renowned for its Scottish and Maori heritage and Victorian and Edwardian architecture, you’ll find plenty to explore. Don’t miss the themed gardens at Larnach Castle, a true botanist’s dream. Dunedin is also a gateway to the beautiful Otago Peninsula, criss-crossed with hiking and cycling trails that reward you with sightings of albatross, sea lions and rare penguins.

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Day 15

20 March 2023

Lose yourself in the lush landscapes of New Zealand’s compact capital, Wellington

Curving protectively around its harbour with a white lighthouse guarding the bay in the distance, New Zealand’s compact capital is a charming city to visit. Head to one of its many museums and art galleries, sample some of the city’s celebrated craft beers or embark on the historical Wellington Cable Car, an attraction widely recognised as a symbol of the city. Taking five minutes to reach the top, you’ll roll through the landscapes and capture fantastic views of the ocean and sprawling city below.

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Day 16

21 March 2023

Uncover the uniqueness of compelling Christchurch

Christchurch is one of the world’s most unique destinations as it combines urban regeneration with heritage charms. Although it’s the largest city in New Zealand’s South Island, Christchurch is still small enough to be explored on foot. Perhaps the best way of seeing this compact city is on the hop- on, hop-off tram. There are 17 stops, which include punting on the River Avon, which runs through the heart of the city. However, to really soak up the spectacular surroundings of the city, take the Christchurch Gondola - a scenic cable-car ride.

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Day 17

22 March 2023

Savour views of rolling hillsides and sample delicious wines in Napier

Rebuilt following an earthquake in 1931, Napier is known as Art Deco City. Take a walk around the city centre to experience the world’s most comprehensive collection of art deco buildings with their geometric shapes and bold designs. Napier is also home to some of New Zealand’s oldest wineries, including the Mission Estate Winery producing a wide range of award-winning wines. Nature-lovers will embrace the chance to embark on a hike to Te Mata Peak where you experience engrossing panoramic views of the rolling countryside.

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Day 18

23 March 2023

Say hello to the tuatara reptiles and blue penguins of Picton, New Zealand

Situated on the north coast of the South Island – with one fifth of New Zealand's coastline at its door - Picton is essentially known as the gateway to the many islands and inlets of the Marlborough Sounds, a region renowned for its famous wine. The town has also become a world class destination for international and domestic visitors, and has a waterfront that is world famous for its ever changing colours.

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Days 19 - 20

24 - 25 March 2023

Relish the tantalising dishes from the exquisite restaurants on board

As you explore new destinations on your cruise, you can also explore a world of new tastes and flavours. Chefs on board the Celebrity Eclipse® are committed to providing guests with top-quality food crafted with care and attention, and presentation is just as important as taste: buffets with ice sculptures are a sight to behold!

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Day 21

26 March 2023

Returning to Sydney, you’ll leave your fabulous ship for your flight home

Your epic adventure complete, today you’ll bid farewell to your superb ship and head to the airport for your flight home.

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Your Holiday Summary

 

All-Inclusive Rail Journey

  • 3 night all-inclusive Gold Service rail journey on board the Indian Pacific from Sydney to Perth with all meals, fine wines, and beverages
  • All-inclusive off train experiences and short stops in Broken Hill, Adelaide, Cook and Rawlinna 

Hotel Stays

  • 2 night four-star hotel stay at the Mercure Sydney with breakfast
  • 2 night four-star hotel stay at the Novotel Perth Murray Street with breakfast
  • 2 night four-star stay at the Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne with breakfast

All-Inclusive Cruise

  • 11 night all-inclusive cruise on board Celebrity Eclipse®
    • Classic Beverage Package
    • Tips
    • Surf Internet Package

All flights (London departure - regional flights available) and transfers

Prices

Departing

6 March 2023

Inside

£4,799pp

Ocean View

£5,299pp

Veranda

£5,699pp

Concierge Class

£6,899pp

Duration: 20 Nights
Itinerary Includes: Sydney, Perth, Melbourne, Sydney, Fiordland National Park (Scenic Cruising), Dunedin, Wellington, Christchurch, Napier, Picton, Sydney

To Book, Call our Holiday Specialists on

01793 975 658