Across Australia by Train Globus

Across Australia by Train

Explore Australia on this amazing rail tour across Australia. Begin in Sydney and continue to Melbourne and Adelaide before boarding the Indian Pacific train. En route discover Kangaroo Island, the Seal Bay Conservation Park and the Cleland Wildlife Park. Enjoy wine tasting at a local vineyard and dinner under the stars before ending the trip in Perth.

The 14 day Across Australia by Train tour from Globus Tours is an excellent way to see so much of what Australia has to offer. You'll travel across the place called Down Under and visit some of the most amazing coastal cities. The tour will highlight the wildlife of Australia, the culture of the country and the people who call this place home. Book your Across Australia by Train tour from Globus Tours now and enjoy two weeks comfortably traveling across paradise.


14 Daysfr. $4,815

  • Take a sightseeing tour in Sydney including a visit the Opera House, the botanic gardens, and Biondi Beach
  • Enjoy a Sydney Harbor sightseeing cruise
  • Take a walking tour of Melbourne’s lanes and arcades and a sightseeing tour including Fitzroy Gardens and lunch at the Colonial Tramcar Restaurant
  • Sightseeing in Adelaide including a tasting at Haigh’s Chocolates, an excursion to Kangaroo Island, and a visit to Cleland Wildlife Park
  • Enjoy wine tasting at a local vineyard in Hahndorf
  • Travel in Gold Service on the legendary Indian Pacific Train from Adelaide to Perth
  • Enjoy dinner under stars at Rawlinna
  • Take a city sightseeing in Perth including visit to Fremantle
  • Tips for personal services and to tour directors and drivers are not included in tour cost and left to your discretion.
  • All items of a personal nature (room service, beverages, telephone charges, laundry, special food requests, etc.) and meals not specified on the tour itinerary are not included and must be paid by the client.
  • All rates exclude airfare unless expressly noted.
  • Daily American breakfast (except Day 1)
  • 4 lunches
  • 4 dinners including a farewell dinner in Perth
  • The Grace Hotel in Sydney (3 nights)
  • Novotel Melbourne Hotel on Collins in Melbourne (3 nights)
  • Majestic Roof Garden Hotel in Adelaide (2 nights)
  • Indian Pacific Train from Adelaide to Perth (2 nights)

ARRIVE IN SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA

Sydney/Australia, Australia

Welcome to Sydney, Australia’s largest city. Hotel rooms are available for immediate check-in. Please schedule flights to arrive by 3 pm in order to attend this evening’s welcome briefing and special dinner at a waterfront restaurant.

Dinner

THE GRACE HOTEL

SYDNEY

Sydney/Australia, Australia

Enjoy sightseeing in one of the world’s most beautiful cities. First stop, a guided tour of the interior and theaters of the world-famous Sydney Opera House, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Next, travel to Mrs. Macquarie’s Chair in the City’s Botanic Gardens for great photo opportunities and sweeping views of the harbor. Visit one of Sydney’s famous beaches, Bondi Beach, where there is time for lunch, souvenir shopping, or a stroll on the white sands. Return to Sydney Harbour and enjoy a cruise to see the sites and skyline of this incredible city. The remainder of the day is at leisure. Your Tour Director will have suggestions for additional sightseeing, dining, and shopping.

Breakfast

THE GRACE HOTEL

SYDNEY

Sydney/Australia, Australia

A full free day to explore Sydney. You may wish to climb to the top of Sydney Harbour Bridge for unrivaled views, spend the day in the Hunter Valley sampling some of Australia’s best wines, or take the ferry to nearby Manly Beach for a day of sun and fun.

Breakfast

THE GRACE HOTEL

SYDNEY–MELBOURNE

Melbourne, Australia

Fly to Melbourne, where you’ll explore the city’s famous lanes and arcades on a walking tour. See trendy boutiques and cafés, unique street art, and architecture while hearing historic tales of Melbourne along the way. Evening is at leisure in this cosmopolitan city.

Breakfast

NOVOTEL MELBOURNE ON COLLINS

MELBOURNE

Melbourne, Australia

This morning, sightseeing includes the city’s landmarks of Parliament House, beautiful Fitzroy Gardens, Queen Victoria Market, and more. The remainder of the day is free to explore more on your own. You may wish to travel to Phillip Island Nature Park to see the nightly Penguin Parade, where you can experience the magic of the little penguins returning home at sunset to one of the largest penguin colonies in Australia.

Breakfast

NOVOTEL MELBOURNE ON COLLINS

MELBOURNE

Melbourne, Australia

More time for independent exploration today. Your Tour Director suggests shopping at Melbourne Central, a trip to the top of the Eureka Sky Deck for 360-degree views of the city below or an excursion to explore the spectacular Great Ocean Road and the “Twelve Apostles.”

Breakfast

NOVOTEL MELBOURNE ON COLLINS

MELBOURNE–ADELAIDE

Adelaide, Australia

This morning, fly to Adelaide, known for its mild Mediterranean climate. A city tour includes St. Peter’s Cathedral, the Adelaide Oval, North Adelaide, and the city’s Central Market—a thriving hub for food and culture for over 148 years. Next, enjoy a tasting at Haigh's Chocolates, an Adelaide chocolate-maker since 1915

With the remainder of the day at leisure, you may wish to explore the Art Gallery of South Australia, stroll the streets of the beachside neighborhood of Glenelg, or enjoy Adelaide’s vibrant restaurant scene.

Breakfast

MAJESTIC ROOF GARDEN HOTEL

ADELAIDE - EXCURSION TO KANGAROO ISLAND

Kangaroo Island, Australia

Early this morning, depart Adelaide and travel by motorcoach and ferry to Kangaroo Island, one of the world’s last unspoiled habitats. See a colony of rare Australian sea lions and enjoy a walk on the beach with a national park ranger at Seal Bay Conservation Park. Visit Flinders Chase National Park to see remarkable rocks, large granite boulders formed over 500 million years of rain, wind, and pounding waves. Also, visit Admiral Arch to see a colony of New Zealand fur seals playing in the waves below. Keep your camera ready and eyes open to spot Australia’s native animals such as kangaroos, wallabies, and koalas that call the island home.

MAJESTIC ROOF GARDEN HOTEL

Adelaide, Australia

Return to Adelaide late this evening.

Breakfast, Lunch

ADELAIDE - BOARD INDIAN PACIFIC TRAIN

Adelaide, Australia

Visit Cleland Wildlife Park, where you can wander among some of Australia’s famous animals such as kangaroos, wallabies, emus, echidna, and various water birds. There is also the chance to see dingoes, wombats, koalas, and the infamous Tasmanian devil.

Dinner is served at the National Wine Center before boarding one of the few truly transcontinental trains in the world, the Indian Pacific.

Indian Pacific Train - Adelaide to Perth, Australia

NOTE: Plan to pack an overnight bag with necessities for the train portion of this tour, including medications, eyeglasses, and other important items. Your other baggage will be checked and you will not be able to access it until arrival in Perth.

Breakfast, Dinner

INDIAN PACIFIC TRAIN

INDIAN PACIFIC TRAIN

Indian Pacific Train - Adelaide to Perth, Australia

Awaken to the spectacular expanse of the Nullarbor Plain before enjoying a leisurely breakfast. Relax onboard today as you marvel at the ever-changing landscape passing by your window. A special Dinner Under the Stars awaits you at Rawlinna, the remote and beautiful outpost that borders a sheep station of 2.5 million acres.

NOTE: Dinner Under the Stars is weather-dependent. Off train activities are subject to change and will be advised by the Tour Director while on tour.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

INDIAN PACIFIC TRAIN

INDIAN PACIFIC TRAIN–PERTH

Indian Pacific Train - Adelaide to Perth, Australia

Continue across the remote yet beautiful region of Australia. Onboard you may wish to relax in the lounge car and share stories with fellow travelers, snap a few shots from the large picture windows, or just relax with a glass of Australian wine. Glide through the Avon Hills before arriving in Perth mid-afternoon. Transfer to your hotel for a 3-night stay.

Perth, Australia

Overnight in Perth.

Breakfast, Lunch

NOVOTEL PERTH LANGLEY

PERTH.EXCURSION TO FREMANTLE

Perth/Australia, Australia

This morning, explore Perth on a sightseeing tour. Learn more about this isolated capital city of Western Australia and see some of the city’s famous sites such as Kings Park Botanic Gardens, the iconic Swan Bell Tower, and the Perth Mint.

Fremantle, Australia

Next, it’s on to the historic port of Fremantle with its marinas, charming heritage buildings, and many shops and restaurants.

Perth/Australia, Australia

The remainder of the day is yours to explore. Your Tour Director will have suggestions for shopping, dining, and additional sightseeing.

Breakfast

NOVOTEL PERTH LANGLEY

PERTH

Perth, Australia

A full day to explore Perth. You may wish to visit one of Perth’s many beaches, see the extensive collection of Aboriginal art at the Art Gallery of Western Australia, or enjoy an optional trip to Rottnest Island, home to over 60 beaches, historic buildings, and the friendly quokka—a marsupial only found in Western Australia.

This evening, join your Tour Director and fellow traveling companions for a festive farewell dinner, the perfect ending to your trip across Australia!

Breakfast, Dinner

NOVOTEL PERTH LANGLEY

PERTH

Perth/Australia, Australia

Your tour ends with breakfast this morning.

Breakfast

Departure Date
Price
Wed, Feb 05, 2020
$4,853.00
Wed, Mar 04, 2020
$5,110.00
Wed, Mar 18, 2020
$5,110.00

Important information:

  • All rates listed are per person based on double occupancy and are subject to change without notice. Your land package pricing will be confirmed and guaranteed once your deposit is received and applied to the booking, except where price increases may result from increases in government taxes or fees. Room configurations are subject to availability. Guests added to your party after the booking are priced at the prevailing rate at the time they are added.
  • Dates & Prices do not include air travel. Participation in this vacation requires purchase of the following flights from Globus, not included in pricing: (1) roundtrip air from your U.S. gateway and intra-vacation air segments; or (2) intra-vacation air segments only, starting at $240. Required intra-vacation air segments: Sydney/Melbourne; Melbourne/Adelaide. Air prices were effective on August 17, 2018, and their availability is limited. At the time you purchase your tour, air prices may be higher.
  • Gratuities for Tour Director, Driver and Local Guides are available for pre-purchase on the base vacation. For vacations that include an extension to the base, pre-paid gratuities only include the base portion. Any additional gratuities would need to be paid on trip.
  • Prices are per person, based on double room occupancy.
  • Single Room Supplement: $1,340 Triple rooms are not available.
  • Extra nights per person in Sydney: February–March & September–November: In single room $361 In twin room $186
  • April: In single room $304 In twin room $158
  • Extra nights per person in Perth: In single room $160 In twin room $95
  • 2020 prices and itineraries are subject to change. Details will be available in August 2019.

ALL guests must carefully verify the existing identification requirements for their particular travel situation DIRECTLY WITH THEIR LOCAL CONSULATES OR EMBASSIES or with a visa service, as these requirements may change. Guests without proper documentation may be denied entry and will not be entitled to a refund
  • 60-22 days prior to commencement of services: 20% of total price*
  • 21-8 days prior to commencement of services: 30% of total price*
  • 7-1 days prior to commencement of services: 50% of total price*
  • On departure day and later: 100% of total price*
  • *Total price does not include any Instant Purchase Air or Instant Purchase Air service fees, which are non-refundable after 24 hours from purchase. Intra-vacation air is non-refundable after final payment.
  • Cancellation fees may also apply to any additional services, including extra night accommodations, independently supplied services, and optional excursions reserved prior to, during, and after the tour. If flight changes, including, but not limited to, flight cancellations or name changes, are requested after full land and air deposits are received, revision fees, change fees, or airline cancellation fees will apply.
  • In many instances, airline revision or change fees can be up to $300, but in some instances may be up to 100% of the ticket price. Cancellation penalties will be quoted at time of cancellation.
  • All cancellations must be received in writing prior to tour departure. The cancellation policy will apply according to the date that the cancellation notification is received. The MINIMUM cancellation penalty is the deposit amount.
  • The purchase to trip cancellation insurance is strongly recommended.
  • Land only “from price” is per person based on two people sharing a room together and does not include airfare unless expressly stated.
  • All prices are in US Dollars.
  • A $250 non-refundable, non-transferable, per-person, per-vacation deposit is required to reserve space for you, with some limited exceptions, as noted below. Payment of the deposit indicates you have read and accepted theseall Terms & Conditions. Your booking is not confirmed until the deposit payment is processed and you receive a confirmation invoice.
  • Final payment is due 60 days prior to departure, with some limited exceptions, as noted below. Within the final payment date, payment in full is required at time of booking to reserve space. Reservations (land, cruise, and air) are canceled if final payment is not received by the due date. The payment policy may vary for group reservations.
  • Additional deposits or payments are required for international air added to the start and/or end of your vacation and/or for intra-vacation air, as specified in the itinerary (“air-inclusive vacations”). Air-inclusive vacation pricing is guaranteed upon receipt of full land plus air deposit or land deposit plus full airfare price, depending on type of airfare purchased (Flex-Air or Instant Purchase Air).
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