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8 Night - Brisbane to the Barossa Package

This itinerary is a feast for the senses, as you travel through Australia’s southeast to make your way to Adelaide, South Australia’s food and wine capital.

Package Details


Accommodation Activities Breakfast Complimentary Meal Fly Package Rail Transfers

From AU$5,468 per person*

Package Provider: Great Southern Rail
Package Type: Package
Region: Australia/ New Zealand
Duration: 8 Nights


This itinerary is a feast for the senses, as you travel through Australia’s southeast to make your way to Adelaide, South Australia’s food and wine capital. With the perfect combination of meals on and off the train, you’ll make the most of the gastronomic side of your rail journey, while also exploring the delights of Coffs Harbour and the Hunter Region. Upon arriving in Adelaide, settle into your accommodation for the next four nights and use it as your base to discover South Australia’s food gems, including the renowned Barossa Valley.

Your Holiday Package Includes:

  • $500 flight credit per person
  • Private tramsfer from Brisbane Airport to hotel
  • 1 night 4-star accommodation in Brisbane with breakfast
  • 7 night Adelaide Delight holiday package with Journey Beyond


  • 3 night rail journey aboard the Great Southern, Brisbane to Adelaide
  • All meals & beverages onboard, off train experiences in Coffs Harbour, the Hunter Region & Melbourne
  • Transfer from Adelaide Parklands Rail Terminal to hotel
  • 4 nights accommodation in Adelaide with breakfast
  • Adelaide Central Market Tour (includes lunch)
  • 1 day Northern Barossa Valley Voyager Tour (includes lunch)

Pricing is per person twin share and based on travel 15-23 December 2024

UPGRADE to Gold Premium Service onboard the train, speak with your travel consultant


  • Enjoy a special beachside dining experience in Coffs Harbour
  • Savour the flavours and sights of the picturesque Hunter Region
  • Immerse yourself in cosmopolitan Melbourne or regional Victoria
  • Visit the Adelaide Central Market on a hosted small group tour with tastings
  • Savour a delicious Market cafe lunch post tour
  • Discover the history of the Barossa Valley
  • Enjoy cellar door tastings and a restaurant lunch


DAY 01


Today, you’ll set off from Brisbane on your week-long adventure covering Australia’s south-east. Settle into your cabin and prepare for your first meal on train before arriving into Coffs Harbour for a spectacular beachside dining experience in the evening. (L,D)

Overnight: 3 nights Great Southern

DAY 02


After your first night on the train, wake up to a sumptuous breakfast that will set you up for a day of exploring. Choose from wine tasting in the Hunter Valley, exploring Port Stephens by sea or by land, or perhaps opt for a walking tour in Newcastle, discovering its history, vibrancy and stunning coastal views. (B,L,D)

DAY 03


After enjoying a delicious breakfast on board and a relaxing start to the day travelling through Victoria’s high country, you’ll have a choice of Off Train Experiences.  Discover regional Victoria or visit cosmopolitan Melbourne. See the city from above at Melbourne Skydeck, take a tour of the Melbourne Cricket Ground or Old Melbourne Gaol, or enjoy free time to explore the city yourself. (B,L,D)

DAY 04


Upon arrival into Adelaide, you will be transferred to your hotel. The day is yours to explore the city. Home to over 900 restaurants, pubs and cafes, and a lively food and wine scene, you'll be spoilt for choice.

Overnight: 4 nights at The Playford Hotel

DAY 05


Catch the complimentary city tram to Victoria Square and head to the Adelaide Central Markets to join your Discovery tour. Taste a delicious selection of foods from South Australian artisan food producers as you meet the suppliers, stallholders and producers whose families have traded at the market for generations. This small group tour is hosted by local guides and is great fun for those with a passion for good food and learning the stories of the people who grow and supply it to our tables. After your tour, settle in for a delicious Market cafe lunch and watch the world go by, or if you are too full after the tour tastings, we can arrange a gourmet Italian panini picnic lunch to take away – your choice (B,L)

DAY 06


Explore more of Adelaide at your leisure. If you’d like to get to the source of that gourmet experience by visiting another wine growing region, McLaren Vale is the perfect option. (B)

DAY 07


Today your boutique wine and food touring continues with a visit to the historic Northern Barossa, with its 80 cellar doors. You’ll even visit one of the oldest vineyards in the world, where Shiraz vines were planted in 1843. Enjoy running commentary from your driver as you make your way towards the fabulous Barossa Valley Region. You will be guided though some of the best wines South Australia has to offer. Tours are small groups up to 8 people only to ensure a relaxed and unhurried day. Whether you prefer red or white, there will be something to tantalise and delight with tastings at 3 wineries throughout the day, and a delicious lunch with an accompanying glass of wine included in your tour. (B,L)

DAY 08


After breakfast, check out of your accommodation, bringing your epicurean adventure to an end. (B)

Terms & Conditions

Conditions apply. Subject to availability and change without notice. Full supplier conditions apply. Valid for new bookings only. Prices valid at the time of publication. Prices are per person based on twin share occupancy unless otherwise stated and displayed in AU$. Member savings are calculated using the original advertised price.

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