Enjoy the festive season onboard Azamara Pursuit with an Indian Pacific
Train journey and a six-night stay in Perth from $8999pp.

Christmas comes early in 2024. As a prelude, embark on a three-night memorable train journey on the Indian Pacific, spend 6-nights in Perth then celebrate Christmas and ring in the New Year in style onboard the boutique Azamara Pursuit. This amazing 24-night holiday which departs Sydney on 11 December 2024 will cost only $8999pp.

Azamara Pursuit
Enjoy a cruise onboard Azamara Pursuit, and include a leg on the Indian Pacific.

To book, call Imagine Holidays at (02) 7254 2124 or click here for more details.

To get in the Yuletide mood, you will go on a memorable, three-night, outback rail journey on the mighty Indian Pacific from Sydney, crossing the Nullarbor Plain to Perth, then spend six, glorious days discovering Western Australia’s capital city.

Then jump onboard the boutique Azamara Pursuit for a 15-night cruise calling at WA’s rugged coastline, Adelaide’s rocky shores, Eden’s captivating humpback whales as they migrate north before breaking open the champagne bottle to mark New Year’s Eve in Sydney’s glittering harbour. With three days in the world’s most beautiful harbour, you will be capture the best fireworks as you ring in 2025.

Your holiday kicks off in Sydney. Jump onboard the Indian Pacific for your transcontinental train ride from Sydney to Perth. Over three nights you will dine like a Lord on local specialties accompanied by premium wine and beverages. Get to know fellow travellers as you share a late-night drink.

Azamara Pursuit
Step aboard the Azamara Pursuit on a 15-night Christmas cruise.

Azamara Pursuit’s onboard experience

The moment you step into your stylish cabin you will immerse yourself in romance with your own butler who will envelop you in crispy sheets, thick towels and complimentary bath amenities. During the day, watch mesmerised by the changing Australian scenery as you pass through Kalgoorlie, Cook, Adelaide and the Blue Mountains.

At Broken Hill, take an excursion to discover the mining history. In Adelaide, visit the lush green Adelaide Hills and sample the sumptuous Barossa Valley wine and culinary delights of Hahndorf. Dine under the stars in remote Rawlinna before tucking in your cabin for a restful night’s sleep.

The Indian Pacific offers local specialties accompanied by premium wines.

What to do in Perth

After you disembark from the train, spend six nights in Perth with visits to Fremantle Markets, a ferry ride to Penguin Island and a walk in beautiful Botanic Gardens. Go on an escorted tour to Rottnest Island and spot the famous quokkas. You can also take a stroll on the boardwalk for an amazing view of West End.

Take a Swan Valley River trip to indulge in some delicious wine at Sandalford Estate. You will also experience a gourmet lunch accompanied by tasting of six premium wines. As you return to Perth, you will offered a selection of desserts and live entertainment.
Spend the next couple of days exploring Perth’s attractions, with a stroll on Elizabeth Quay and the cultural hub of Northbridge with its trendy cafes and music venues.

Spend a couple of days exploring Perth’s attractions.

Today, you will embark on the 680-passenger Azamara Pursuit for a 15-night cruise to Sydney. Renowned for its casual ambiance, service and great cuisine, the ship is also able to spend a longer time in port, visiting less-travelled destinations.

At Margaret River, you will be able to go on an excursion to savour some of the state’s best wines at one of the 200 vineyards.

In Albany, take time to visit the historic town where the first European settlers landed in WA. Besides the Whaling Station Museum, take time to visit its exquisite beaches and clear waters.

Your next port of call is Esperance, a haven for sea, sun and adventure lovers. Go on a coastal trail covering nine miles of amazing looking beaches and turquoise waters. On Christmas Eve, indulge in a five-course Italian meal at Aqualina Restaurant or at the main dining room. You can frock up in your best Christmas dress without having to worry about washing the dishes.

When Azamara Pursuit calls at Adelaide, you can visit the vibrant Central Market bursting with fresh produce and delicious cheese. You can also go for a walk to Mount Lofty for some fabulous views of the sprawling city and the ocean beyond.

Other coastal attractions

Beautiful vineyard in the Adelaide Hills.

The unspoiled beauty of Kangaroo Island is impossible to resist. When Azamara Pursuit calls at the Island, make sure you take in some of the amazing wildlife such as sea lions, koalas and penguin colonies.

As the ship makes its way to NSW’s Sapphire Coast, you will stop at Eden. From its rugged coastline, spot humpback whales at Twofold Bay, go for a walk at Ben Boyd National Park and tuck into some fresh seafood at the wharf.

When the ship calls at beautiful Sydney Harbour, get ready to party as the city gears up for one of the best parties to ring in the New Year. It will be a party of fireworks you will never forget.

After spending three days in Sydney, Azamara Pursuit will make its way down to Melbourne where you will disembark for your flight home – filled with wonderful memories and loads of pictures.

A summary of your all-inclusive cruise

  • 15 night all-inclusive luxury cruise on board Azamara Pursuit®
  • Complimentary alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages including house spirits, wine and international beers
  • Pre-paid gratuities and complimentary AzAmazing Evenings® event
  • Concierge services for personal guidance and reservations
  • Overnight stays in port in Adelaide and Sydney
  • All-Inclusive Rail Journey
  • 3 night all-inclusive rail journey on board the Indian Pacific from Sydney to Perth with all meals, fine wines, and beverages included
  • All-inclusive Off Train Experiences and short stops in Broken Hill, Adelaide, Cook and Rawlinna

Luxury Hotel Stay

  • 6-night five-star hotel stay at the Pan Pacific Perth with breakfast
  • Inbound Flight, Taxes and Transfers

To book, call Imagine Holidays at (02) 7254 2124 or click here for more details.