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7 Night - All aboard Adelaide to Cairns Package

Explore Australia’s unique south eastern corner and onto the tropical north

Package Details

Overview

Accommodation Activities Breakfast Day Tours Drinks Package Rail Tour

From $3,199* per person

Package Provider:
Package Type: Holiday Package
Region: Australia
Duration: 7 Nights


Description

Embark on an unforgettable rail journey along the eastern coast of Australia. Your journey begins in Adelaide where you will board The Great Southern Rail for a 3 day/2 night adventure that will be envied by all aussies. Leaving Adelaide behind, you can relax, unwind and enjoy world-class service as the spectacular landscapes glide by. 

The Spirit of Queensland combines modern seating and entertainment options with the charm of long-distance rail travel. Contemporary, comfortable and designed for relaxation.  Travelling between Brisbane and Cairns five times a week, the Spirit of Queensland redefines the modern rail travel experience with a comfortable and convenient way to access spectacular holiday destinations such as the Great Barrier Reef, the Whitsundays, Townsville and Cairns and everywhere in between.


Your Holiday Package Includes:

  • 3 day/2 night rail journey onboard The Great Southern Rail, Adelaide to Brisbane in a Gold Twin Cabin
  • 1 night accommodation in Brisbane including breakfast
  • 1 day/1 night rail journey onboard The Spirit of Queensland, Brisbane to Cairns in a premium economy seat
  • 3 nights accommodation in Cairns
  • Full day Daintree Dreaming tour with AAT Kings

Flight packages available – call us for a price

Upgrade to a Rail Bed Sleeper on the Spirit of Queensland from $168 per person 


The Great Southern Rail Inclusions:

  • 3 days/ 2 nights aboard the Great Southern
  • All-inclusive meals, fine wines, and beverages
  • A regionally-inspired menu paired with a selection of local wines
  • Off train experiences in the Grampians, Canberra or Murrumbateman Wine Region and Coffs Harbour

Day 1 – Adelaide and The Grampians

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 lunch on board while watching the ever-changing landscape glide by. In the late afternoon, the train will arrive in regional Victoria where you’ll have a chance to experience the beauty of the Grampians region. Enjoy an outdoor dining experience taking in the stunning natural surrounds, and native wildlife while enjoying local food and wine. With options to take a guided walk, drive to a lookout or simply sit back and relax, your visit to the Grampians is sure to be a highlight.

Day 2 – Canberra and surrounds

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 the the National War Memorial, Parliament House, National Gallery of Australia or the National Museum of Australia. Or, spend a relaxed day wine tasting and dining in the Murrumbateman Food and Wine region before returning to the train.

Later in the day, relax and enjoy a delicious dinner and drinks in the lounge car before settling down for the night.

Day 3 – Coffs Harbour and surrounds

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, play a game of beach cricket or simply relax on the sand.

For the golf enthusiasts, there is also an option to enjoy nine holes at the Bonville Golf Resort*, one of the world’s most beautiful golf courses.

After your Coffs Harbour morning, enjoy a final lunch on board with your fellow travellers before arriving into Brisbane.


Spirit of Queensland Inclusions:

  • In seat entertainment
  • In seat service
  • Amenities pack
  • Power adapter

AAT Kings Full Day Daintree Dreaming Tour Includes:

  •  Homemade damper & catch of the day
  •  Lunch
  •  2-hour coast and cultural walk with a Kubirri Warra clan member
  •  Experienced Driver Guide
  •  Comprehensive commentary
  •  Travel in an air-conditioned coach

 

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 $AUD. Member savings are calculated using the original advertised price.

Prices listed are per person in Australian Dollars, based on twin occupancy, including all discounts unless otherwise stated. The offer is subject to availability at time of booking and shown on the lowest inside category available at the time. Fares are capacity controlled and are subject to change at any time without notice. Prices/Offers are correct as at or April 2020 and can be withdrawn without notice. Hotels may charge resort fees not included in this package, payable direct upon check in. Great Southern Rail & The Spirit of Queensland are non-refundable, non-transferrable and not redeemable as cash. Full payment is required at the time of booking. Payments made by credit card will incur a surcharge.

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1300 765 305 (AUST) 0800 956 363 (NZ)

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