If you haven’t had a trip on the Indian Pacific, you are missing a wonderful adventure. There is no time to get bored as you fly along the tracks, starting at Sydney, watching the ever-changing scenery and participating in the tours at the various stops – Broken Hill, Adelaide, Cook and Kalgoorlie before pulling into the beautiful city of Perth The cabins are comfortable, the meals are top class and the crew are efficient and friendly.
Our tour at Adelaide was for about 3 hours, as the train stops here to change crew and top up with water and supplies. We had a great city tour to see this beautiful city that is set out in a square, and surrounded with wonderful parklands and sporting fields An interesting stop was at the Haigh’s Chocolate Factory that was established in 1915….and who doesn’t love chocolate!
The kitchen on the train seemed fairly small, so it was miraculous how such delicious meals came out so efficiently. There was a good choice of entrees, mains and of course, desserts! We had three great meals each day, and each carriage had its own kitchen to make your own coffee, tea and hot chocolate at any time of the day or night.
I can thoroughly recommend a journey on the Indian Pacific, it was a very exciting beginning to our Western Australia adventure.