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Embark the magnificent Indian Pacific for an iconic transcontinental journey to Sydney before discovering the riches of Australia and Asia highlighted by your luxury Celebrity cruise.

Your sensational adventure begins in Perth with a one-night stay with sensational riverfront views, before embarking the remarkable Indian Pacific for an unparalleled transcontinental rail journey. Step on board the magnificent train for your voyage to Sydney, following the path of bush pioneers and gold rush prospectors. This is one of the world’s finest coast-to-coast crossings, taking place on the longest stretch of straight track in the world.  

Spend a one-night stay in Australia’s spectacular capital, Sydney; marvel at iconic sights such as the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Opera House, before embarking on the five-star Celebrity Solstice®. Delve into the treasures of Australia and Asia on this incredible fifteen-night cruise, creating memories of a lifetime. Become one with wildlife in Brisbane, soak up the sun in Airlie Beach and immerse yourself in Cairns, gateway to one of the world’s greatest natural attractions: the Great Barrier Reef. Look out for crocodiles and detect Asian influences in Darwin before enjoying an overnight stay in port in idyllic Bali, full of natural beauty and breathtaking Balinese talent.

Your cruise ends in Singapore where you’ll disembark for a two-night hotel stay. In this astounding metropolis, discover a city of curious contrasts, where sacred temples sit in the shadows of science-fiction-style architecture. Lose yourself in the colourful otherworldly structures at Gardens by the Bay with a walk along the aerial walkway or embark on a bumboat river cruise through the sapphire waters, taking in the striking landmarks of the city. Delve also into Singapore’s amazing street food culture bringing phenomenal cuisine enriched with an abundance of Asian fusion and vibrant flavours.  

Your Route

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Embark on a transcontinental journey to Sydney 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, 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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Service

The most popular choice of service is the Gold Service, which includes Twin and Single cabins, all-inclusive dining in the Queen Adelaide Restaurant with a choice of Australian wines, beers and spirits, short stops and excursions.
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Cabins

Each Indian Pacific Gold Service carriage houses nine Twin cabins or 16 Single cabins. Your attendant will provide you with crisp sheets, bath towels, pillows and complimentary bath amenities.
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Food

Menus change frequently and feature Australian cuisine and more international flavours, plus sumptuous local wines. Dishes may include mouth-watering saltwater barramundi and kangaroo fillet, or outback lamb.

Your 22 Night Holiday Includes

Day 1

14 October 2023

Arrive in Perth before transferring to your hotel for a one-night stay in thriving metropolis Perth

Once landing in Perth you will transfer to your hotel in Perth, where you’ll spend a night in East Perth with a stunning waterfront location adorned with beautiful bedroom views of Swan River.  The Ibis Styles East Perth, four-star hotel, offers an atmospheric restaurant and bar with a menu full of international cuisines. There are few cities that parallel Perth’s delightful gardens and lush nature. With a cosmopolitan air and vivacious nightlife, you also get the quieter moments to enjoy the sunshine.  

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Days 2 - 4

15 - 17 October 2023

Embark the magnificent Indian Pacific for a memorable transcontinental journey to Sydney

From the beautifully barren expanse of the Nullarbor Plain to the spectacular heights of the majestic Blue Mountains, this truly is a journey of contrasts. You’ll experience the world’s longest straight stretch of railway track as you travel on a transcontinental journey like no other, but it’s beyond those tracks where you really delve into the essence of this journey. As you roll through ever-changing scenery, explore the comforts of life onboard. 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. The following day, after 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". 

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Day 5

18 October 2023

Savour scintillating Sydney to its fullest during your overnight hotel stay

As you arrive in Sydney, the striking sights of the iconic Opera House and Harbour Bridge will welcome you with open arms. Defined by its rugged Pacific coastline as its exquisite harbour, Sydney relies on its coastal setting to replenish its reserves of charm. Famed as Australia's most cosmopolitan city, you can expect breath-taking energy as you roam the bustling streets, exploring the sights of this spectacular destination. In the evening head to the concrete wealth of bars, restaurants, listen to live bands and enjoy Aussie life at your leisure. 

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Day 6

19 October 2023

Step on board Celebrity Solstice® to begin your luxury all-inclusive five-star cruise

Today you’ll embark Celebrity Solstice®, 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. Relax knowing a multitude of luxury amenities and first-class service are entirely at your disposal.  

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Day 7

20 October 2023

Spend a day at your leisure at sea, sip on delectable cocktails and indulge in dining menus curated by Michelin star chefs

Today you’ll spend a day at sea to recharge as Celebrity Solstice® heads for beautiful Brisbane. Bask in the Australian sunshine by the pool, relax in the solarium or recharge at the Persian-inspired on board SPA. Enjoy a picnic on the half-acre of real lawn on board or try your hand at bocce or croquet, lie back and watch the blue sky even. As the day turns to night watch the glorious sunset over a tipple before enjoying canapés and stunning live music. On board Celebrity Solstice®, benefit from excellently curated dining menus providing ultimate culinary delight. 

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Day 8

21 October 2023

Discover Brisbane’s lively city and it’s perfectly balanced lifestyles

Brisbane is a lively, cosmopolitan city with beautiful riverside parks, a busy cultural calendar and a vibrant café culture. The river is lined with busy malls, riverfront plazas, outdoor man-made beaches, water parks, botanical gardens and wildlife parks. The vibe here is relaxed with nearby Gold Coast and Surfer’s Paradise being a top location for water sports and some of Australia’s best beaches. Discover Brisbane’s thriving art scene which reveals a creative haven like no other.   

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Day 9

22 October 2023

Take a class on board before indulging in exquisite French fine-dining experience like no other

Trace the on-board contemporary art gallery or participate in a food class or classes in wine chemistry and mixology. Treat yourselves to traditional fine French dining at Murano where you will experience French nouveau cuisine laced with old-world charm. Here you will be presented with a delectable menu, lobster presentation and an impressive selection of artisan cheese. Savour the Five Senses gastronomy and wine tour where signature French dishes are paired with extensive wine lists. 

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Day 10

23 October 2023

Relax in Airlie Beach before uncovering an underwater world through an immersive snorkelling safari

This relaxed town of palm-fringed beaches is the gateway to the sublimely beautiful Whitsunday Islands, while the Great Barrier Reef is also nearby. It has a small selection of boutiques, cafes and markets but its main attraction is the selection of adventure trips you can take. Sailing the islands, taking a scenic flight over the reefs or going on a snorkel safari are among your many excursion options here. Bask in the tropical atmosphere and find an ocean-front restaurant for the amazing views. 

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Day 11

24 October 2023

Savour Cairns with its beautiful ocean views and access to natural wonder Great Barrier Reef

The gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, Cairns enjoys a thriving tourism industry, but a leisurely pace of life prevails here. Take a stroll along the Cairns Esplanade, enjoy the ocean views in the beautiful evening light and try some of the Balinese-inspired cuisine in one of the harbour-front restaurants. There are also ample picnic areas and a large swimming lagoon where you can bask in the sun. Take a daytrip out to Green Island, a nearby national park or alternatively, visit the beautiful Cairns Botanic Gardens. 

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Days 12 - 13

25 - 26 October 2023

Find fun on board Celebrity Solstice® and be wowed by excellent entertainment acts and dazzling musical performances

Days on board Celebrity Solstice® come with a guarantee of fun and fulfilment. Choose to enjoy the fresh sea air, lounging in the sun, splashing in the pool or trying out one of the many sporting options. If exercise of the mind is what you’re after, then take a class at the iLounge, the first authorised Apple specialist at sea, head to the art gallery or join a photography workshop. 

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Day 14

27 October 2023

Discover the Northern Territories capital, Darwin in all its historic and natural glamour

Capital of the Northern Territory: from the sparkling harbour and WWII history to the city's Asian-influenced cuisine and tropical outdoor lifestyle, Darwin is an adventurer's paradise. Admire the striking pieces of Southeast Asian and Pacific art on display at the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, pay a visit to Cullen Bay Marina, a man-made development offering stunning views of yachts dancing on the water or escape the compact city and delve into the wilderness of Litchfield National Park, where you’ll discover a collection of enchanting falls and natural waterholes. 

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Days 15 - 16

28 - 29 October 2023

Find Celebrity Solstice’s® secluded areas to truly switch off and let the world pass by

If you’re in the mood for some peace and quiet, head to the Alcoves. These secluded cabanas offer the perfect spot to relax and unwind – complete with ocean views. Enjoy a drink or light snack from the menu, atmospheric lighting and chilled towels to keep you cool and refreshed throughout the day. And as day turns to night enjoy a sophisticated wine tasting at Cellar Masters.  

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Day 17 - 18

30 - 31 October 2023

Revel in blissful Bali’s serene surroundings and iconic sites during an overnight stay in port

Bali is blessed with a haven of natural wonders including brooding volcanoes, succulent rainforests and secluded beaches. Explore the iconic pura Ulun Danu Bratan, a major Hindu Shaivite Shive Temple, built in adoration of the Goddess Danu. Poised on the cusp of Lake Bratan, surrounded by the mountains near Bedugul, it’s a magnificent sight to behold. Not far from Ubud, is the majestic Tegenungan Waterfall, spend some time in the enclosing lagoons and hear its powerful cascades as they tumble into the swirling waters below. You will spend an overnight in port in blissful Bali. 

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Days 19 - 20

1 - 2 November 2023

Sample world-cuisines before trying your luck at the Casino

As you explore new destinations on your cruise, you can also explore a world of new tastes and flavours. Chefs on board the Solstice 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! Night owls will love to try their luck in the Fortunes casino, or hit the dance floor in the glitzy Quasars nightclub.  

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Days 21 - 22

3 - 4 November 2023

Welcome to Singapore, you will now disembark and transfer for your two-night hotel stay

This marks the end of your luxury Celebrity Solstice® cruise. You will disembark in stunning Singapore where you’ll spend a two-night stay at the Novotel Singapore on Stevens. This stay centres you in close proximity to highlights of Singapore and gives you a wealth of time to uncover hidden treasures. Make sure to explore UNESCO Heritage site Singapore Botanic Gardens nearby as well as the cultural districts of Chinatown. You can also walk in the footsteps of early pioneers at the Chinatown Heritage Centre, explore the National Gallery and stroll through the exquisite Gardens by the Bay. Escape the bustle at the UNESCO-recognised Botanic Gardens or tuck into chilli-spiked crab and fragrant laksa – Singapore will leave you spoilt for choice.

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Day 23

5 November 2023

Your epic trip comes to a close as you fly home, reminiscing on your delightful Australian and Asian Adventure

Bid farewell to Singapore as you fly home with a wealth of magical memories from this adventure of a lifetime.  

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Your Hotel Stays

ibis Styles East Perth
★★★★

Perfectly located near the waterfront in the beating-heart of the city, you’ll find the ibis Styles East Perth nestled between Queens Gardens, home to tree-lined lawns, lily-filled lakes and a Peter Pan statue, and Langley Park. This modern hotel is packed with all of the essential amenities with outstanding Swan River views. The hotel’s four-star accommodation boasts a bright and colourful design, free Wi-Fi and tasty local cuisine at Eastside Social Restaurant & Bar.

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Rydges Sydney Central
★★★★

Situated in cosmopolitan Surry Hills, adjacent to Sydney’s bustling city, the Rydges Sydney Central is the perfect place to stay whilst you delve into scintillating Sydney. This four-star venue radiates elegance throughout, complete with a soothing koi pool located in the lobby to symbolise good fortune. In amongst the inner city buzz, the stylish Rydges Sydney Central offers luxury relief from the bustling city, with a serene spa and indoor swimming pool. Sydney Brewery Surry Hills, is attached to the hotel offering a great spot for a casual lunch or evening speciality beer.

Novotel Singapore on Stevens
★★★★

This spacious and contemporary, award-winning four-star hotel is the perfect place to enjoy Singapore. The Novotel Singapore on Stevens, boasts a lush urban paradise featuring two outdoor pools, and a tennis court for you to enjoy entirely at your leisure. Located along the arterial road that leads to Singapore’s iconic Orchard Road, this hotel is wholly unique and impressive in its award-winning architecture. Complete with four restaurants and bars, 24-hour gym access and multiple ballrooms, you’ll never be short of something to do. Relax and enjoy the full-serviced comfort amidst the serene setting of lush greenery, and eco-friendly amenities.  

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The Celebrity Solstice® Experience

The heroine of the Celebrity’s Solstice class, this ship has forged the way for innovative design and modern amenities that raise the benchmark of luxury cruising. Beautiful public areas, elegant restaurants and exciting entertainment venues make the Celebrity Solstice® the perfect choice for those cruise passengers who appreciate real quality. Celebrity has partnered with OneSpaWorld to provide the ultimate in pampering and wellness treatments. With an itinerary of sun-kissed, exotic destinations and a fantastic range of superb dining options, thrilling entertainment and fascinating activities, Celebrity Solstice® has everything you need.

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Lawn Club

Feel the grass between your toes on this real lawn, ideal for picnics or playing games in the sunshine.
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Dining

Savour the authentic tastes of Asia in the specialty restaurant Silk Harvest with its friendly, laidback atmosphere.
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OneSpaWorld & Persian Garden

Spoil yourself at the spa or head to the Persian Garden, complete with steam tropical rain showers.

Your Holiday Summary

 

All-Inclusive Rail Journey

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

All-Inclusive Cruise

  • 15 night all-inclusive cruise on board Celebrity Solstice®
  • Classic Beverage Package
  • Gratuities
  • Surf Internet Package
  • Overnight in port in Bali

Hotel Stays

  • 1 night four-star hotel stay at the ibis Styles East Perth with breakfast 
  • 1 night four-star hotel stay at the Rydges Sydney Central with breakfast
  • 2 night four-star hotel stay at the Novotel Singapore on Stevens with breakfast

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

Prices From

Departing

14 October 2023

Inside

£4,699pp

Ocean View

£4,999pp

Veranda

£5,699pp

Concierge Class

£6,499pp

Duration: 22 Nights
Itinerary Includes: Perth, Sydney, Brisbane, Airlie Beach, Cairns, Darwin, Bali (overnight in port), Singapore

To Book, Call our Holiday Specialists on

0800 840 5800