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I LOVE A SUNBURNT COUNTRY* - Rail & Sail 2022 holiday
Validity Dates 27 May 2021 to 23 Aug 2021
Start Price AU $9,895 per person
Cruise Silver Shadow, Australia ex Melbourne to Cairns
Cruise Line Silversea Cruises
Ship Silver Shadow
Destination Australia
Brief Description Cruise, Rail & Stay 15 nights from Darwin to Cairns on a Silversea luxury cruise with Silver Shadow teamed up with the famous Ghan Train!
Type of Special 16 day Cruise and Stay
Departure Date 05 Apr 2022
Inclusions I Love a Sunburnt Country
by Dorothea MacKellar

I love a sunburnt country, A land of sweeping plains,
Of ragged mountain ranges, Of droughts and flooding rains.
I love her far horizons, I love her jewel-sea,
Her beauty and her terror - The wide brown land for me!

This holiday package is dedicated to all those who love our beautiful country.
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Package Duration: 15 nights Cruise-Rail-Stay
Package Starts: 5th Apr 2022 - from Darwin hotel
Cruise Starts: 11th Apr 2022 - from Melbourne
Cruise Ends: 20th Apr 2022 - into Cairns
Package Ends: 20th Apr 2022 - in Cairns

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Savings on this holiday:

Twin Vista Suite was $12,585 - Our exclusive price $9,895*pp
Twin Classic Veranda Suite was $14,470 - Our exclusive price $11,335*pp
Twin Superior Veranda Suite was $14,795 - Our exclusive price $11,605*pp
Twin Deluxe Veranda Suite was $15,115 - Our exclusive price $11,875*pp
Single Vista Suite was $17,265 - Our exclusive price $15,355*
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I LOVE A SUNBURNT COUNTRY* Cruise-Rail-Stay package includes:
- 1 night 4-star Darwin hotel stay with breakfast
- One way transfer from Darwin hotel to train station
- 3 night Ghan Expedition rail journey from Darwin to Adelaide in Gold^ standard accommodation (Platinum on request for surcharge if available). Train fare includes: all meals including special event dining, All onboard beverages and a selection of off-train experiences and excursions at each stop
- One way transfer from Adelaide train station to airport
- One way economy class airfare from Adelaide to Melbourne including tax
- One way transfer from Melbourne airport to hotel
- 2 nights accommodation in Melbourne at a 5-star hotel with breakfast
- One way transfer from Melbourne hotel to port
- 9 night luxury Silver Shadow cruise from Melbourne to Cairns including:
• Personalised service – nearly one crew member for every guest
• Butler service in every suite – all guests are pampered equally
• Open-seating dining options – dine when and with whomever you please
• Diversity of dining venues – casual, romantic, regional delicacies, and gourmet cuisine
• Beverages in-suite and throughout the ship – select wines, premium spirits, specialty coffees and soft drinks, plus your own tailored mini-bar
• In-suite dining and 24-hour room service – always complimentary, always available
• Sophisticated entertainment from live music to production shows
• Enrichment lecturers, acclaimed chefs and destination consultants
• Complimentary transportation into town in most ports
• Gratuities always included in your fare
• Unlimited FREE WiFi
Special Conditions *Conditions Apply: All prices shown here are per person share twin (unless stated as single) in AUD, based on best available cruise fare at time of publication (27May21). Included airfares/taxes are due in full 24 hours from reservation and strict cancellation/change fees apply. Selected routing and airlines apply to package offers - any variances requested by guest will incur surcharges. Cruise deposit, amendment and cancellation conditions apply. Travel agent service fees may apply. Special conditions apply - please ask for full details at time of enquiry. All passports, vaccinations and visas are the responsibility of the travelling guest to secure prior to departure from Australia. I love a Sunburnt Country title - credit - Dorothea MacKellar from the famous poem. Transfers only included if guests are arriving/departing by air at specific airports on exact package dates. Offer ends 23Aug21 and is subject to availability at time of booking. We reserve the right to correct errors without penalty.
Sailing Dates
  • 05 Apr 2022
Prices
Category Twin Per Person Single Per Person
VI - Vista Suite AU $9,895 Request Price
CV - Classic Veranda Suite AU $11,335 Request Price
SV - Superior Veranda Suite AU $11,605 Request Price
DX - Deluxe Veranda Suite AU $11,875 Request Price
Itinerary

Pre-cruise Itinerary

DayDateActivityArriveDepart
1 05/04 Make your own way to Darwin hotel by 5 April 2022
1 05/04 Check in Darwin hotel for an overnight stay
2 06/04 Transfer to station to embark The Ghan Expedition train
2 06/04 The Ghan: Darwin to Katherine - departs around 10am
3 07/04 The Ghan: Alice Springs
4 08/04 The Ghan: Manguri & Coober Pedy
5 09/04 The Ghan: Disembark Adelaide approx 10.50am
5 09/04 Transfer to airport, Fly Adelaide to Melbourne, Transfer to hotel
6 10/04 Melbourne at leisure
7 11/04 Transfer to port, embark Silver Shadow cruise ship

Cruise Itinerary

DayDateActivityArriveDepart
7 11/04 Melbourne, VIC, Australia 06:00 PM
8 12/04 At sea    
9 13/04 Eden, NSW, Australia 07:00 AM 02:00 PM
10 14/04 At sea    
11 15/04 Mooloolaba (Noosa), Queensland, Australia 10:00 AM 06:00 PM
12 16/04 Brisbane, QLD, Australia 08:00 AM 06:00 PM
13 17/04 At sea    
14 18/04 Airlie Beach, Qld, Australia 08:00 AM 04:00 PM
15 19/04 At sea    
16 20/04 Cairns, Qld, Australia 07:00 AM

Post-cruise Itinerary

DayDateActivityArriveDepart
16 20/04 Disembark Cairns. Holiday ends.
All itineraries and ports of call at the discretion of the cruise line subject to local weather conditions and may change without notice.

* Unless otherwise noted all pricing is on a per person twin share basis. All prices based on cash payment - credit card fees may apply. Cruise deposit, amendment and cancellation conditions apply. Special conditions may apply - please ask for full details at time of enquiry. All passports, vaccinations and visas are the responsibility of the travelling guest to secure prior to departure from Australia. Any pricing not in Australian Dollars will be converted on the day of payment into the relevant currency based on our daily rate of exchange. Please note that many of the prices shown on this website are not shown in real time. Whilst we endeavour to keep our pricing as up-to-date as possible, the advertised prices shown here may differ slightly from the live prices in our booking system. All pricing and offers are subject to availability at time of booking. Whilst all information is correct at the time of publication, offers are subject to change. We reserve the right to correct errors without penalty. Please submit any data errors/omissions you may notice on this site.

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