We Love a Sunburnt Country
“I Love a Sunburnt Country”
by Dorothea MacKellar
This holiday package is dedicated to all those who love our beautiful country.
Book by August 23, 2021
‘I love a sunburnt country’ is the name of a new luxury rail, sail and stay adventure in April 2022 that pairs an outback journey aboard the Ghan train with a five-star coastal cruise that offers every guest their own butler. Released by small ship specialist, Cruise Traveller, the package offers savings of up $6480 per couple for bookings made by August 23, 2021.
Aimed at showcasing the sweeping plains, far horizons, ragged mountain and jewel seas that Dorothea MacKellar loved in her famous poem..
“I love a sunburnt country’, the 15-night package starts in Darwin on April 5, 2022, with a night’s accommodation before guests board the iconic Ghan Expedition train for a bucket-list, three-night journey south to Adelaide. The storied rail trip includes off-train excursions in Katherine, Alice Springs and Cooper Pedy as well as gourmet, regionally-inspired meals and beverages aboard the train.
In Adelaide, guests will be flown to Melbourne for a two-night stay in a five-star hotel before boarding the luxurious, boutique cruise ship, Silver Shadow, for a live-it-up, nine-night cruise back north along Australia’s east coast to Cairns, with visits to Eden, Brisbane, the Sunshine Coast and the Whitsunday Islands.
The cruise aboard the sleek, 382-guest ship includes multiple dining venues, complimentary beverages, Wi-Fi, gratuities, enrichment lectures, transportation into town in most ports and the personal service of a private butler for every suite.
Departing April 5, 2022, the 15-night ‘I love a sunburnt country’ package is available from $9895 per person, twin-share, in a Vista Suite – a saving of $2690 per person. In a Deluxe Verandah Suite, the package is available from $11,875 per person, twin-share – a saving of $3240 per person. The savings apply to bookings made by August 23, 2021.
Fares include accommodation and transfers in Darwin and Melbourne and a flight from Adelaide to Melbourne.