Connect with Canada in 2018 with $600 bonus
Rocky Mountaineer has launched an enticing ‘Stay and Play’ offer, giving Australians the perfect excuse to start planning a Canadian Rockies rail adventure in 2018. From now until March 2 2018, new bookings of 8 days or more receive up to $600 per couple in added value to spend on dining, cruising, sightseeing and more.
Guests can use the $600 added value credit on something to make their trip even more memorable, be it extra hotel nights, indulging in additional meals or inspiring activities like the Victoria Excursion with whale watching. For next-level scenery, a summit helicopter tour in Calgary sees the more adventurous whisked 2,300 metres above sea level to marvel at the landscape with a bird’s-eye view.
Cameras are constantly at-the-ready when aboard Rocky Mountaineer, the must-do premium train that embarks on several jaw-dropping routes throughout western Canada’s Rocky Mountains. Just as much about the journey as it is about the destination, Rocky Mountaineer is an experience for those who wish to soak up their surroundings while enjoying world-class service.
By day, the train winds its way along tracks that give unparalleled views of the snow-capped mountain peaks, pine trees blanketing the landscape, and crystal-clear lakes and rivers that the Rockies are famed for. By night, passengers retreat to luxurious hotel accommodation to refresh and rejuvenate before exploring a new destination.
The Stay and Play offer is in effect from 30 December 2017 until 2 March, 2018 on eligible new bookings. The offer is applicable for select travel dates and must be requested at the time of booking. This offer has no cash value. Other restrictions may apply.
About Rocky Mountaineer
Rocky Mountaineer is the world’s largest privately owned luxury tourist train and, since 1990, has welcomed more than 1.7 million guests to inhale the mountain air and let nature take their breath away. Guests can choose from over 65 -holiday packages and four unique rail routes that travel through iconic destinations such as Seattle, WA, Vancouver, B.C., and the majestic Canadian Rockies in Alberta. The unparalleled experience on board the all domed fleet offers rich, historic storytelling, world-class cuisine and a first-hand look at the vast and untouched wild beauty of Western Canada and the Pacific Northwest. Access to Rocky Mountaineer’s photo and video library available upon request.
Why Rocky Mountaineer in 2018? The top sensory experiences on board
Thought there was no such thing as a gourmet culinary experience on a train? Think again. Rocky Mountaineer is not only famed for its soul-stirring landscape but also for its 5-star menu prepared by the onboard chefs.
The elegant and delicious a la carte menu is prepared using locally sourced produce. The menu is inspired by the journey itself and is paired with award-winning local wines and craft beers, with the diversity of food enjoyed by guests almost as staggering as the Rockies themselves.
With train routes that cover 3,000 miles of mountains across 7 mountain ranges – Rocky Mountaineer really does provide a spectacular sights. To help take in this incredibly breathtaking view of the Canadian Rockies, Rocky Mountaineer’s large glass windows create a dome over the train. As the train weaves through the mountains, the beauty of snow-capped peaks, gushing rivers, waterfalls and wildlife are revealed. Think bears, big horn sheep, elk and bald eagles.
While enjoying the scenic views of the mountains, delightful tales are told by onboard hosts. Not only are hosts ensuring guest’s glasses are never empty they also provide heartwarming stories and historical tales as the train moves through the mountains.
For those that enjoy a touch of the finer things, Rocky Mountaineer provides an unrivalled luxurious train experience. Melt into comfortable and spacious leather recliners that allow the perfect vantage point to soak in the scenes. Rocky Mountaineer only takes place during daylight hours, meaning time taking in the sights and sounds is maximized. At night heads rest at hotels such as the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, sure to provide a luxurious night’s sleep in what’s known as the ‘Castle of the Rockies’.