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Indian Pacific offering special service to 2012 Sydney Mardi Gras

Indian Pacific offering special service to 2012 Sydney Mardi Gras

Queen of the rails, the Indian Pacific, will be hosting ‘Queens’ of a more colorful variety next March as it makes its most stylish entrance to the 2012 Sydney Mardi Gras.

Departing Adelaide on Friday 2 March, the 24 hour Mardi Gras themed journey across the Outback is jam-packed with sparkle and celebration!

The iconic Indian Pacific will be at its glitzy best with a gay-friendly crew, dazzling performances, and a special ‘Priscilla Queen of the Desert experience’ in Broken Hill. The celebration party will be arriving into Sydney Central Station in style at 10.15am – just in time for the annual Mardi Gras street parade on Saturday 3 March.

All meals are included in the ticket price, along with lounge entertainment and an exclusive ‘Priscilla Queen of the Desert experience’ at the famous Palace Hotel in Broken Hill. A journey aboard the Indian Pacific between Adelaide and Sydney is the most fabulous way to get to Sydney for this year’s Mardi Gras.

From the golden farming plains of South Australia to Outback Broken Hill, through the breathtaking Blue Mountains and into the metropolis of Sydney, it will be a trip to remember. Travelling in either Platinum or Gold Service, the celebration party will enjoy all meals in the classically decorated Queen Adelaide Restaurant.


Tickets are limited and are available through Out Travel in Sydney. Out Travel can also arrange accommodation in Sydney and a return rail journey or flights.


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