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7 Day Great Southern Rail Journey from Adelaide to Brisbane

Adelaide - Canberra - Coffs Harbour - Brisbane

2 nights on board The Great Southern in a Gold Service cabin

 4-star hotel stays in Adelaide and Brisbane

All-inclusive dining & drinks onboard the Rail

Enjoy off-train excursions in Canberra & Coffs Harbour

Last-minute 30th December NYE departure available!

From $2,399 Typically $2,699 pp twin share

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Description


Jump into your next adventure on this world-renowed rail journey, onboard the incredible Great Southern Rail. You begin your 7 day tour with a 2 night stay in Adelaide. Then you will begin your journey through Victoria, ACT, New South Wales and into Queensland for your final stop in Brisbane. Experience luxury in a gold service cabin, where you will have the opportunity to fine dine, and take part in off-train excursions. Ending this tour on a high you will explore Brisbane with a two night stay in the city as well as a walking tour.  Sit back and let us help you tick another must do trip off that bucket list!

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Itinerary


Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Day 7

Day 1

Adelaide

Arrive in Adelaide and check-in to your hotel from 2 pm. Adelaide is South Australia’s cosmopolitan coastal capital. Its ring of parkland on the River Torrens is home to renowned museums such as the Art Gallery of South Australia, displaying expansive collections including noted Indigenous art, and the South Australian Museum, devoted to natural history. The city's Adelaide Festival is an annual international arts gathering with spin-offs including fringe and film events.

Accommodation: Ibis Hotel Adelaide or similar, Adelaide

Meals included: none

Day 2

Adelaide

Explore Adelaide during a half day walking tour. The rest of the day is at leisure

Accommodation: Ibis Hotel Adelaide or similar, Adelaide

Meals included: breakfast

Day 3

Great Southern Rail - Boarding in Adelaide

Checkout from the hotel and make your way to Adelaide’s Rail Terminal. As the train leaves Adelaide, take your time to settle in and get familiar with your cabin. Enjoy morning tea and then savour a relaxed long lunch on board while watching the ever-changing landscape glide by. In the late afternoon, enjoy a taste of outback New South Wales with a visit to the Kinchega Woolshed before reboarding the train for your supper.

Accommodation: The Great Southern in a Gold Service^ cabin on twin share basis

Meals included: all-inclusive dining and drinks

Day 4

Great Southern Rail - Canberra

Enjoy a drive through the countryside on the way to the Nation’s capital where you will enjoy a visit to Parliament House and lunch before your choice of tours at some of Canberra’s most iconic places: the Australian War Memorial, National Gallery of Australia or an exclusive back-of-house tour of Parliament House. Back on board that evening, relax and enjoy a delicious dinner and drinks in the lounge car before settling down for the night.

Accommodation: The Great Southern in a Gold Service^ cabin on twin share basis

Meals included: all-inclusive dining and drinks

Day 5

Great Southern Rail - Coffs Harbour and Brisbane

Choose your own adventure today with a variety of options to suit your fitness level and interests. Opt for the Boardwalk to Beach excursion, stopping at the small station of Urunga to take in the spectacular coastline views and Great Dividing Range along the Urunga Boardwalk before travelling to Coffs Harbour for a relaxing morning wandering around the Harbourside Markets, historic jetty or simply relaxing by the seaside.

The Coffs Explorer excursion travels up to Sealy Lookout offering views for miles from the Forest Sky Pier before travelling back to Coffs for time to explore the markets, historic jetty or relax by the beach. Otherwise, simply make the most of Coffs Harbour’s beautiful beaches with an entire morning spent seaside. Wander along the coast, have a dip in the ocean, explore the markets or simply relax on the sand.

After your Coffs Harbour morning, enjoy a final lunch on board with your fellow travellers before arriving into Brisbane. Make your own way to the hotel.

Accommodation: Ibis Styles Hotel or similar, Brisbane

Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

Day 6

Brisbane

Enjoy a half day walking tour of Brisbane. The rest of the day is at leisure. Sophisticated art galleries, boutique shops, fine-dining restaurants, and rooftop bars offering some of the best views over the city and beyond... Brisbane has it all and with its positive attitude and creative flair, this sun-kissed city is one of Australia's favourite destinations. Enjoy all this city to offer from a privileged location in Kangaroo Point: The Point Hotel Brisbane, located just across the water from the city lights.

Accommodation: Ibis Styles Hotel or similar, Brisbane

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 7

Brisbane

Enjoy breakfast and then your arrangements finish after check-out (until 9 am). 

Meals included: Breakfast

Inclusions & Exclusions


Inclusions

  • 2 nights onboard The Great Southern in a Gold Service^ cabin from Adelaide to Brisbane on twin share basis (^upgrade to Platinum Class cabins at additional cost, subject to availability)
  • All onboard meals and drinks
  • All off-train excursions and activities 
  • 2 nights 4* accommodation in Adelaide on twin share basis
  • 2 nights 4* accommodation in Brisbane on twin share basis
  • Meals as indicated: 6 breakfasts, 3 lunches, and 2 dinners
  • Half day walking tour of Adelaide
  • Half day walking tour of Brisbane

 

Accommodation

Adelaide - Holiday Inn Express or similar

The Great Southern - Gold Service^ cabin from Brisbane to Adelaide on twin share basis (^upgrade to Platinum Class cabins at additional cost, subject to availability)

Brisbane - Holiday Inn Express or similar

 

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Exclusions

  • Single supplement, please contact us for rates
  • Travel insurance (strongly recommended)
  • Airfares & airport transfers
  • Meals & sightseeing not specified
  • Personal items, such as drinks, snacks, WiFi, laundry etc
  • Any items or services not listed in the above inclusions

 

Cabin Upgrades

Upgrade to a Platinum Service cabin: $2350 per person (twin share)

 

Single Supplement

 The additional supplement for a single traveller is $2350

 

Child Policy

Children that are 2 to 11 years of age are eligible for a 10% discount. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult 18 years old and over to travel. No unaccompanied minors are allowed.

 

Fitness Level Required: To undertake most  of the Off Train Experiences, a good level of fitness is required, including the ability to walk and balance on uneven ground. Sensible walking shoes are required.

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