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Indian Pacific Outback Adventure and New Zealand Discovery
Includes Hotel Stays in Sydney & Perth
3 Night All-Inclusive Indian Pacific Train Journey
Price from
£4,299pp
Promo code:
AUS7235
Duration
22 nights
Departing
07 Mar 2020

Your Experience:

  • 1 night hotel stay at the Holiday Inn Darling Harbour in Sydney
  • 13 night full-board cruise on board Ruby Princess
  • 4 night hotel stay at the Holiday Inn Darling Harbour in Sydney
  • 3 night all-inclusive Gold Service Indian Pacific train journey; including all on board meals, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, off train excursions and Outback experiences
  • 1 night hotel stay at the Pan Pacific in Perth
  • All transfers
  • All Emirates flights (London departure - regional flight departures available)
  • ATOL protected

Your Holiday Itinerary

  • Day 1 Sydney Hotel Stay
  • Day 2 Sydney Embark ship
  • Days 3 - 4 At Sea
  • Day 5 Fiordland National Park (Scenic Cruising)
  • Day 6 Dunedin
  • Day 7 Akaroa
  • Day 8 Wellington
  • Day 9 Napier
  • Day 10 Tauranga
  • Day 11 Auckland
  • Day 12 Bay of Islands
  • Days 13 - 14 At Sea
  • Day 15 Sydney Disembark ship
  • Days 16 - 18 Sydney Hotel Stay
  • Day 19 Embark Indian Pacific Tour day 1
  • Day 20 Indian Pacific Tour day 2
  • Day 21 Indian Pacific Tour day 3
  • Day 22 Disembark Indian Pacific Tour day 4
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    Day 1
    Sydney - Hotel Stay
    Sydney is far more than the Opera House, Harbour Bridge and inviting beaches. Take a guided walk around the city’s Royal Botanic Garden and uncover the diverse plant-life. Wander the coastal, cliff-side paths, with rock pools and secluded bays, where you can watch surfers ride the waves.
    Sydney Opera House

    Day 1

    Sydney - Hotel Stay

    Sydney is far more than the Opera House, Harbour Bridge and inviting beaches. Take a guided walk around the city’s Royal Botanic Garden and uncover the diverse plant-life. Wander the coastal, cliff-side paths, with rock pools and secluded bays, where you can watch surfers ride the waves.

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    Day 2
    Sydney - Embark Ruby Princess
    From the moment you step aboard this jewel of the seas, you’ll experience a warm welcome that will make you feel right at home. This stunning ship, with its stylish décor and spacious public areas, features an array of entertainment options including Movies Under the Stars®, and sumptuous dining choices from Crown Grill to the International Café.
    Ruby Princess

    Day 2

    Sydney - Embark Ruby Princess

    From the moment you step aboard this jewel of the seas, you’ll experience a warm welcome that will make you feel right at home. This stunning ship, with its stylish décor and spacious public areas, features an array of entertainment options including Movies Under the Stars®, and sumptuous dining choices from Crown Grill to the International Café.

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    Days 3 - 4
    At Sea
    Active guests have the opportunity to take advantage of real state-of-the-art fitness and sporting facilities, either at the superb gym, jogging tracks or with a game of paddle-tennis or basketball on the modern multi-sports court, while the serene Lotus Spa offers the chance to unwind in sumptuous surroundings.
    Lotus Spa

    Day 3

    At Sea

    Active guests have the opportunity to take advantage of real state-of-the-art fitness and sporting facilities, either at the superb gym, jogging tracks or with a game of paddle-tennis or basketball on the modern multi-sports court, while the serene Lotus Spa offers the chance to unwind in sumptuous surroundings.

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    Day 5
    Fiordland National Park (Scenic Cruising)
    Cruise along spectacular natural fiords in South West New Zealand, where mirror-smooth waters reflect the nearby mountainous hills and powerful waterfalls tumble hundreds of metres from granite rocks into the deep lakes. In this important bird habitat you could spot a Fiordland penguin or two as you sail past breathtaking scenery.
    Fiordland National Park

    Day 5

    Fiordland National Park (Scenic Cruising)

    Cruise along spectacular natural fiords in South West New Zealand, where mirror-smooth waters reflect the nearby mountainous hills and powerful waterfalls tumble hundreds of metres from granite rocks into the deep lakes. In this important bird habitat you could spot a Fiordland penguin or two as you sail past breathtaking scenery.

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    Day 6
    Dunedin
    A warm welcome awaits in Dunedin, where the locals are so proud of their Scottish heritage that they even have their own tartan. Don’t miss the themed gardens at Larnach Castle, including the Serpentine Walk, the Alice Lawn and a native plant trail; 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.
    Yellow-eyed Penguin

    Day 6

    Dunedin

    A warm welcome awaits in Dunedin, where the locals are so proud of their Scottish heritage that they even have their own tartan. Don’t miss the themed gardens at Larnach Castle, including the Serpentine Walk, the Alice Lawn and a native plant trail; 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 7
    Akaroa
    Be charmed by Akaroa’s natural beauty and thriving artisan culture. The waters are home to rare Hector dolphins, the smallest in the world and a host of other marine life. As a former French settlement, you’ll find pretty French-named streets full of boutique shops, craft galleries and French bakeries and delis.
    Akaroa Lighthouse

    Day 7

    Akaroa

    Be charmed by Akaroa’s natural beauty and thriving artisan culture. The waters are home to rare Hector dolphins, the smallest in the world and a host of other marine life. As a former French settlement, you’ll find pretty French-named streets full of boutique shops, craft galleries and French bakeries and delis.

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    Day 8
    Wellington
    New Zealand's small capital city curls itself around the hillsides on the southern point of the North Island, looking out at the blustery Cook Strait. With a passion for coffee and craft beer, Wellington is bursting with energy and creativity and has a lively art, film and culinary scene. It’s also home to the much-loved ‘Te Papa’ museum with its fascinating and engaging interact exhibits.
    City Skyline

    Day 8

    Wellington

    New Zealand's small capital city curls itself around the hillsides on the southern point of the North Island, looking out at the blustery Cook Strait. With a passion for coffee and craft beer, Wellington is bursting with energy and creativity and has a lively art, film and culinary scene. It’s also home to the much-loved ‘Te Papa’ museum with its fascinating and engaging interact exhibits.

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    Day 9
    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.
    The Dome, Napier

    Day 9

    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.

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    Day 10
    Tauranga
    As you sail into Tauranga’s scenic harbour, you’ll pass the Bay of Plenty’s iconic Mount Maunganui, an extinct volcano crossed with walking trails and dotted with hot saltwater pools. On arrival you’ll find many delights in this beachside city: art, culture, boutique shopping and delicious food. You could take an excursion to Rotorua to experience Maori culture or visit the ‘Hobbiton’ film set where The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit movies were made.
    Mount Maunganui

    Day 10

    Tauranga

    As you sail into Tauranga’s scenic harbour, you’ll pass the Bay of Plenty’s iconic Mount Maunganui, an extinct volcano crossed with walking trails and dotted with hot saltwater pools. On arrival you’ll find many delights in this beachside city: art, culture, boutique shopping and delicious food. You could take an excursion to Rotorua to experience Maori culture or visit the ‘Hobbiton’ film set where The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit movies were made.

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    Day 11
    Auckland
    This charming city is set in the surroundings of skyscrapers, beautiful beaches, hiking trails and an abundance of shops, bars and restaurants. Here you’ll find something for everyone, from walks in stunning countryside to lazing on the black sandy beaches. Wander down to the vibrant Viaduct Harbour for a bite to eat while watching the beautiful boats go by. A scenic ferry ride will reveal some of the 50 island gems in Auckland’s majestic Hauraki Gulf.
    City Skyline

    Day 11

    Auckland

    This charming city is set in the surroundings of skyscrapers, beautiful beaches, hiking trails and an abundance of shops, bars and restaurants. Here you’ll find something for everyone, from walks in stunning countryside to lazing on the black sandy beaches. Wander down to the vibrant Viaduct Harbour for a bite to eat while watching the beautiful boats go by. A scenic ferry ride will reveal some of the 50 island gems in Auckland’s majestic Hauraki Gulf.

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    Day 12
    Bay of Islands
    This stunningly beautiful bay is one of New Zealand’s most popular destinations and it’s easy to see why. Clear turquoise waters peppered with remote islands that are home to unspoilt beaches and an abundance of wildlife make it the perfect place for water-based activities such as kayaking, diving and sailing.
    Stunning Scenery

    Day 12

    Bay of Islands

    This stunningly beautiful bay is one of New Zealand’s most popular destinations and it’s easy to see why. Clear turquoise waters peppered with remote islands that are home to unspoilt beaches and an abundance of wildlife make it the perfect place for water-based activities such as kayaking, diving and sailing.

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    Days 13 - 14
    At Sea
    Princess offers unparalleled dining options throughout the ship with a wide range of culinary delights to suit any palate, from endless buffet choices to gourmet pizza, decadent desserts and more. The specialty restaurants always deliver an extraordinary experience and are the perfect place to celebrate any occasion. Made with the freshest ingredients, the menus reflect regional flavours from around the world.
    Restaurants on board

    Day 13

    At Sea

    Princess offers unparalleled dining options throughout the ship with a wide range of culinary delights to suit any palate, from endless buffet choices to gourmet pizza, decadent desserts and more. The specialty restaurants always deliver an extraordinary experience and are the perfect place to celebrate any occasion. Made with the freshest ingredients, the menus reflect regional flavours from around the world.

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    Day 15
    Sydney - Disembark Ruby Princess and Hotel Stay
    Today you’ll arrive back in Sydney and disembark Ruby Princess . You’ll enjoy a further four night stay in Sydney with plenty of time to explore this dynamic and exciting city.
    Sydney Harbour Bridge

    Day 15

    Sydney - Disembark Ruby Princess and Hotel Stay

    Today you’ll arrive back in Sydney and disembark Ruby Princess . You’ll enjoy a further four night stay in Sydney with plenty of time to explore this dynamic and exciting city.

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    Days 16 - 18
    Sydney
    Embrace the city’s rich heritage and seek out the aboriginal rock carvings near Mackenzies Point or tour the Rocks and learn about Australia’s first European settlement. You could climb the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge, walk from Bondi to Coogee Beach or enjoy some drinks in Darling Harbour.
    Bondi Beach

    Day 16

    Sydney

    Embrace the city’s rich heritage and seek out the aboriginal rock carvings near Mackenzies Point or tour the Rocks and learn about Australia’s first European settlement. You could climb the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge, walk from Bondi to Coogee Beach or enjoy some drinks in Darling Harbour.

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    Day 19
    Embark Indian Pacific
    Depart Sydney in the afternoon and start a true journey of contrasts - it will take you through the heights of the majestic Blue Mountains and across the barren expanse of the Nullarbor Plain, to lush vineyards and vast goldmines, and from cities of 4 million to ghost towns of just four citizens. Named for the two oceans the train encounters on its journey, the Indian Pacific travels between Perth and Sydney, via Adelaide, in a spectacular 4352km journey.
    On Board the Indian Pacific

    Day 19

    Embark Indian Pacific

    Depart Sydney in the afternoon and start a true journey of contrasts - it will take you through the heights of the majestic Blue Mountains and across the barren expanse of the Nullarbor Plain, to lush vineyards and vast goldmines, and from cities of 4 million to ghost towns of just four citizens. Named for the two oceans the train encounters on its journey, the Indian Pacific travels between Perth and Sydney, via Adelaide, in a spectacular 4352km journey.

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    Day 20
    Broken Hill & Adelaide
    As the desert makes way for the rolling countryside, today you’ll experience Adelaide. During your off-train excursions you could visit the colourful Central Market or enjoy a highlights tour of the city. That afternoon you’ll head to Broken Hill, one of Australia’s legendary Outback bases.
    Desert Views

    Day 20

    Broken Hill & Adelaide

    As the desert makes way for the rolling countryside, today you’ll experience Adelaide. During your off-train excursions you could visit the colourful Central Market or enjoy a highlights tour of the city. That afternoon you’ll head to Broken Hill, one of Australia’s legendary Outback bases.

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    Day 21
    Nullarbor Plain
    Today you’ll arrive on the edges of the sweeping Nullarbor Plain. 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 travel across Australia’s longest single stretch of railway.
    On Board Indian Pacific

    Day 21

    Nullarbor Plain

    Today you’ll arrive on the edges of the sweeping Nullarbor Plain. 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 travel across Australia’s longest single stretch of railway.

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    Day 22
    Perth - Disembark Indian Pacific and Hotel Stay
    The Avon Valley beckons you this morning – the mild skies and cool green vales of this picturesque part of the world will truly delight. Arrive into the cosmopolitan western capital of Perth after lunch, having finished an epic Australian journey end-to-end for your hotel stay.
    Perth Skyline

    Day 22

    Perth - Disembark Indian Pacific and Hotel Stay

    The Avon Valley beckons you this morning – the mild skies and cool green vales of this picturesque part of the world will truly delight. Arrive into the cosmopolitan western capital of Perth after lunch, having finished an epic Australian journey end-to-end for your hotel stay.

Ruby Princess

This elegant, ultra-modern cruise liner simply oozes class and has such a fantastic range of attractions, entertainment and dining options – as well as peaceful corners – that The Ruby Princess really is an ideal choice for any kind of cruise holiday you want. The Ruby Princess includes hallmark Princess innovations like the amazing Movies Under the Stars giant poolside film screen as well as its Scholarship@Sea special interest programme, with additions including the Oceans of Talent shows, giving passengers the chance to be performers for a while and probably the best ‘behind the scenes’ Ultimate Ship Tour anywhere in the world.

Key Facts

Passenger Capacity: 3,114

Total Crew: 1,200

Restaurants: 5

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Swimming Pools: 4

Kids Club: Yes

Great places to visit on board:

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Celebrate a special occasion or simply the chance to spend time together with a six course fine dining experience created by Chef Curtis Stone.

Lotus Spa

Enjoy relaxing treatments, such as facials, aroma stone therapy massages, detoxifying ocean wraps and an aromatherapy thermal suite.

Movies Under the Stars

The go-to destination for feature films, thrilling concerts and exciting sporting events such as live football games.

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