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Great Southern Rail Journey

Duration
3-4 Days
Prices From:
US$ 1,324

Be among the first travellers to experience the all-new journey aboard the Great Southern connecting Adelaide and Brisbane. Starting in either city, you’ll skirt rugged coastline, stop off at sun-kissed beaches, and visit exhilarating capital cities while enjoying the best on-board service and comfort.


This 3-4 day Australian rail journey takes you across Australia’s southeast aboard the brand-new Great Southern. It features first-class accommodations, shared tours, and is a classy way to see the region.

Your trip to Australia takes you aboard the Great Southern, Great Southern Rail’s newest 4-star star train that connects Adelaide to Brisbane. With on-board dining and all the great attention-to-detail consistent across all Great Southern Rail journeys, this trip aboard the Great Southern ensures that you ride in comfort and style as you pass through the southeastern Australian heartland.

You can begin your journey in either Adelaide or Brisbane. If you start in Adelaide, you’ll spend 3 days aboard the train. From Adelaide, you’ll venture into the Grampians to explore a rugged landscape known for its Indigenous rock art sites. Continue to the capital Canberra, where you’ll tour the city to see the Parliament House as well as the National Portrait Gallery and the Australian War Memorial. Close out the journey with a lunch on Coffs Harbour Beach while enjoying views of the water before reaching Brisbane.

From Brisbane, the train journey becomes a 4-day trip. On your first evening, enjoy dinner along the northern New South Wales coastline. The next day, venture into the Hunter Valley to tour vineyards and wine cellars and sample some of Australia’s best Shiraz. The following day you’ll follow the Great Ocean Road and gaze out upon the Twelve Apostles, massive rock outcrops that jut out of the surf along the Victorian coastline. On your final day, you’ll reach Adelaide and disembark.


 

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Duration
3-4 Days
Prices From:
US$ 1,324

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Day 1

Board the Great Southern in Adelaide

Unwind and familiarize yourself with your cabin as the journey begins, before savouring a long lunch onboard with your fellow travellers. Leaving Adelaide behind, you'll be transported to the striking Grampians, one of the nation's most stunning wilderness regions. This magical place is home to ancient sandstone mountains, Indigenous rock art sites, dazzling waterfalls and native fauna including wallabies and echidnas.

Meal Plan Lunch and Dinner
Duration2 Nights
Accommodation

Great Southern

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    The new Great Southern train will explore the incredible landscapes and experiences across Australia's diverse south-eastern corner with the option of a three-day northbound itinerary or a four-day southbound itinerary. The two night, three day journey from Adelaide to Brisbane features opportunities to step off ...

    The new Great Southern train will explore the incredible landscapes and experiences across Australia's diverse south-eastern corner with the option of a three-day northbound itinerary or a four-day southbound itinerary.

    The two night, three day journey from Adelaide to Brisbane features opportunities to step off the train to experience the spectacular Grampians National Park, the nation's capital Canberra, and the stunning northern New South Wales coast.

    The three night, four day southbound journey from Brisbane to Adelaide will include an incredible beachside dining experience in northern NSW, an immersive day in the Hunter Valley and Newcastle region and will also provide the opportunity to take in Victoria's iconic Twelve Apostles.

    During your time aboard the Great Southern all superb restaurant-quality dining and onboard beverages and off train touring are included.

    Facilities

    • Cafe
    • Lounge
    • Restaurant

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Day 2

Great Southern, Canberra

After a restful night on board, today you'll discover why Australia's capital is more than just politics. While the jewel in Canberra's crown is undoubtedly Parliament House, this compact city is also home to landmarks such as the National Portrait Gallery, Australian War Memorial and the National Arboretum, and today there are plenty of opportunities to delve into Canberra's art, history and culinary culture.

Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 3

Great Southern, Northern New South Wales Coast and Brisbane

Feel the sand between your toes and the sea breeze in your hair as you enjoy brunch on the beach near Coffs Harbour this morning, with superb views of the Northern New South Wales Coast. Return to the train for more pampering as your rail journey continues to its destination, Brisbane.

Meal Plan Breakfast and Lunch

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DEPARTURES:

From Adelaide;
2019: Dec 6, 13, 20, 27
2020: Jan 3, 10, 17, 24

From Brisbane;
2019: Dec 9, 16, 23, 30
2020: Jan 6, 13, 20, 27

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • 2 or 3 nights' onboard accommodation
  • Breakfasts, Lunches and Dinners as described in the itinerary 
  • Beverages
  • Off-Train Excursions as described in the itinerary 

PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • Travel insurance
  • International and domestic airfare & airfare taxes
  • Visa fees if applicable
  • Meals and beverages not mentioned
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please inquire.

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24 Jan 2020
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