Best of Australia Luxury Tour Best of Australia Luxury Tour

Best of Australia Luxury Tour

Explore Australia's natural beauty and wonders on our 14 night Best of Australia itinerary.

Your journey commences with a 3 night stay in Darwin. On the 26th June you will fly to Kununurra and transfer to the magical El Questro Homestead for your 3 night stay. The property is perched on a cliff top overlooking Chamberlain River offering truly stunning views of the surrounding area. With almost 700,000 acres to explore, the Homestead’s surrounding landscape is dramatic and expansive with something to offer everyone from adventurous explorers down to novice hikers.

After a memorable 3 nights, you’ll fly to Broome, where you’ll stay 3 nights at Cable Beach Resort, the only resort there to have a restaurant and bar overlooking the beach and the ocean. There’s plenty to explore in and around Broome. There’s of course a camel ride at sun set on the beach, fish and chips at Matso’s pub, visit a pearl farm, buy some local art or take a scenic flight over the hunter river to Mitchel Falls. Whatever you do in Broome, its sure to leave a lasting impression on you.

After Broome you will fly to Perth and spend 2 nights at the COMO The Treasury, a unique property in the heart of Perth and on the 4th July you will board the Indian Pacific train for the final leg of the itinerary from Perth to Sydney. Onboard you will receive a first class experience including impeccable service, a regionally inspired menu with fine wines and beverages included.

This is an itinerary not to be missed, we hope you will be able to join us on this magical trip!

Destinations: Australia

Commencing: Darwin

Duration: 14 nights

Departure Date: 23 Jun 2021

Pricing: from $13,976

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Highlights

 

 

El Questro Homestead | Luxury accommodation in Kimberley’s vast and ancient landscape

  • Unmatched location perched on a cliff top with vistas of Chamberlain River
  • All inclusive dining with a selection of wine, beer and spirits
  • In room mini bar restocked daily
  • Private Homestead experiences including the Chamberlain Cruise, guided gorge walks and exclusive use of Zebedee Thermal Springs

 

Indian Pacific | The Romance of Rail

  • Gold Twin Class (please ask us about availability and pricing for upgrade to Platinum Class)
  • All-inclusive meals, fine wines, and beverages onboard
  • A regionally-inspired menu paired with a selection of local wines onboard
  • Select off-train excursions included
 

Full Itinerary

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  • Darwin

    Day 01

    Wednesday 23 Jun 2021

    Darwin

    Upon arrival, you'll be met and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day will be at your own leisure. Darwin has lots of great shops, pubs and restaurants to explore. My favourite restaurant is Hanuman - the oysters are amazing!

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    Day 02

    Thursday 24 Jun 2021

    Darwin

    Today enjoy a full day tour to Kakadu National Park.

    World Heritage listed and the largest National Park in Australia, Kakadu is one of the most diverse landscapes you’ll ever experience, and you’ll be amazed at the population of wildlife in the water, on the land and in the air. See some of the most amazing terrain Australia has to offer on your way to and inside Kakadu. Marvel at the concentration of rock art sites that illustrate Aboriginal culture, some dating back 50,000 years.

    Hilton Darwin (B/L)

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    Day 03

    Friday 25 Jun 2021

    Darwin

    Enjoy a final day in Darwin at your own leisure. It’s popular waterfront area has several beaches and green areas like Bicentennial Park. Also near the water is the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, displaying Southeast Asian and Pacific art, plus a pearling lugger and other seafaring vessels.

    Hilton Darwin (B)

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    Day 04

    Saturday 26 Jun 2021

    Darwin | El Questro

    Today you will fly over some of Australia’s remote wilderness on your way to the Kimberley where you will stay at El Questro. Perched on a clifftop with views across the Chamberlain River, El Questro Homestead is an oasis of privacy and understated luxury in one of the country’s wildest and most beautiful regions. An exclusive retreat for a maximum of 18 guests, El Questro Homestead allows you to fully immerse in an outback experience that is both adventurous and luxurious.

    El Questro Homestead (B/L/D)

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    Day 05

    Sunday 27 Jun 2021

    El Questro

    The Homestead offers a wide range of complimentary excursions that provide opportunities to fully immerse yourself in the natural attractions of El Questro, the heart of the Kimberley. You may choose to just sit on your veranda, sip a cold glass of wine and enjoy the view or perhaps, book a Heli-fishing tour*. The opportunities are endless.

    El Questro Homestead (B/L/D)

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    Day 06

    Monday 28 Jun 2021

    El Questro

    Dining at El Questro Homestead is an inclusive part of your stay and is an extension of your Kimberley experience with menus inspired by the richness of the produce of the Ord River Valley. Guests enjoy breakfast on the wide, sweeping veranda with uninterrupted views to the Chamberlain Gorge as they watch the morning sun warm the surrounding ranges with a soft pink glow. Lunch is served at communal dining table under a shady awning as guests swap tales of their morning adventures and enjoy a chilled glass of Western Australian white wine. Dinner is hosted under the stars, at either the communal table or guests may dine privately at one of the three locations overlooking the Gorge. The modern Australian menu, changes daily and showcases local, seasonal produce.

    El Questro Homestead (B/L/D)

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    Day 07

    Tuesday 29 Jun 2021

    El Questro | Broome

    Time to bid farewell to paradise and board your flight to Broome. Upon arrival in Broome, you'll be met and transferred to Cable Beach Resort. Watch the sun go down over the ocean while enjoying cocktails and dinner at the resort.

    Cable Beach Resort (B)

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    Day 08

    Wednesday 30 Jun 2021

    Broome

    Take a walk on the beach, take a cab down town and explore the many shops or visit an art gallery. A visit to Broome is not complete without beer battered fish and chips for lunch at Matso’s pub. Enjoy a sunset camel ride on Cable Beach.

    Cable Beach Resort (B/L)

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    Day 09

    Thursday 01 Jul 2021

    Broome

    Take a dip at the beach, the water will be perfect, before taking a tour to a pearl farm just North of Broome. Take a flight to Mitchel Falls or relax by the pool - the choices are endless. 

    Cable Beach Resort (B/L)

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    Day 10

    Friday 02 Jul 2021

    Broome | Perth

    After check out, you'll be met and transferred to the airport to board your flight to Perth. Upon arrival in Perth, you'll be met and transferred to the most luxurious hotel in Perth, The Como. Lots of opportunities for dinner.

    COMO The Treasury (B)

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    Day 11

    Saturday 03 Jul 2021

    Perth

    Enjoy an included Day Tour to Rottnest Island which is a protected nature reserve, and home to the quokka, a small wallaby-like marsupial. White-sand beaches and secluded coves include the Basin, with its shallow waters, and Thomson Bay, the main hub and ferry port. Strickland Bay is known for its surf breaks, while reef breaks occur at Radar Reef, off the island's far western tip.

    COMO The Treasury (B/L)

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    Day 12

    Sunday 04 Jul 2021

    Perth | Indian Pacific

    After hotel check out, you'll be met and transferred to the train station. Your journey from the Indian Ocean to the Pacific Ocean begins as you pull away from the platform in Perth mid-morning. Settle into your comfortable cabin and get to know the creature comforts of life onboard. Enjoy a modern Australian lunch as you glide through the picturesque rolling hills of the Avon Valley. After a relaxing afternoon onboard, enjoy a three-course dinner prior to your late evening arrival in the wild west township of Kalgoorlie.

    Indian Pacific (B/L/D)

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    Day 13

    Monday 05 Jul 2021

    Nullarbor Plain

    Awake to the spectacular expanse of the Nullarbor Plain to watch the sunrise. Be captivated by the big blue skies and ancient stillness of the desert landscape, broken only by a mob of friendly kangaroos. Waiting ahead is the charm of the once-thriving Nullarbor railway community – now ghost town – of Cook. Sit back and relax as the train continues its trek across the longest single stretch of railway in the world. Another mouth-watering dinner is followed by relaxed conversation in the lounge before a restful night’s sleep. 

    Indian Pacific (B/L/D)

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    Day 14

    Tuesday 06 Jul 2021

    Adelaide & Broken Hill

    On arrival in elegant Adelaide, you have the choice of a walking tour (seasonal), a behind-the-scenes tour of the world famous Adelaide Oval, or a coach tour of the city sights. This evening you’ll enjoy a stop at Broken Hill, Australia’s silver capital and home to a unique artistic community.

    Indian Pacific (B/L/D)

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    Day 15

    Wednesday 07 Jul 2021

    Sydney

    Wake in the picturesque Blue Mountains. See the majestic Three Sisters at Echo Point and the views at Jamison Valley before completing your journey on our chartered NSW rail service into Sydney Central Station. Alternatively, stay on board the Indian Pacific to travel directly to Sydney.

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Inclusions

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01 | FLIGHTS AND TRANSFERS

  • Return airport transfers in Australia (conditions apply) 
  • One way Economy Class airfare to Darwin
  • Upgrade to Business class available at additional cost (subject to availability) 
  • Transfers in Darwin, Broome and Perth
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02 | EL QUESTRO HOMESTEAD

 

Nestled within the Kimberley’s vast and ancient landscape and hidden amongst burnt-orange cliffs and lush, green lawns sits El Questro Homestead, a pocket of luxurious exclusivity where you’re encouraged to make yourself at home.

This nine-suite hideaway is surrounded by avenues of frangipani trees and, once inside, offers chic yet cosy and comfortable interiors where bedrooms are cantilevered over the still and tranquil Chamberlain River.

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03 | COMO THE TREASURY PERTH

 

COMO The Treasury is a 48 ­room contemporary luxury hotel in Perth’s newly revitalised historic heart. Occupying state buildings dating from the mid 19th ­century, COMO The Treasury opens up the city with new experiences by way of two restaurants, a bar and world­ renowned COMO Shambhala wellness therapies. Designed by Kerry Hill, COMO The Treasury also provides an elegant, restful base from which to explore the wilder lures of Western Australia.

  • Gold Service - Superior Cabin (4)
  • Queen Adelaide Restaurant (10)
  • Gold Service Twin Cabin by Day
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04 | INDIAN PACIFIC

 

the Indian Pacific traverses mountain ranges, passes through arid deserts and goldfields, rocky valleys and subtropical savannahs on its transcontinental crossings.

Named for the two oceans the train encounters on its journey, the Indian Pacific travels between Perth, Adelaide and Sydney on a spectacular 4352km crossing.

There’s no better way to experience the spectacular interior landscape of Australia than by the romance of rail. 

 
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