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The Great Southern Rail Journey

Brand New All-Inclusive Australian Rail Journey from Adelaide to Brisbane

Prices from $3,999

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Step aboard the newest member of the Great Southern Rail fleet to feel your Australian adventure unfold. Traversing through some of Australia’s best kept secrets, this journey is bursting with style, comfort and unique experiences.

Begin your holiday in Adelaide, the coastal capital full of verdant greenery and natural history. Here, you’ll enjoy a three night hotel stay to explore the culture, entertainment and amazing wine they have to offer.

 

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Getting to know this beautiful city is made all the easier with the Barossa Valley tour included in your itinerary. Tasting your way through famous wine regions, you’ll understand why this intentionally-acclaimed valley is so popular.

After your stay, venture deep into the Australian outback onboard The Great Southern Rail. With a combination of comfort, style and class, be spoilt during each night spent aboard. Your all-inclusive journey includes off-train excursions to the Grampians in Victoria, where you’ll be able to admire sandstone mountain ranges and forests rich in wildlife, and Canberra, the capital city of Australia.

Before disembarking, be treated to a beachside dining experience in New South Wales. Enjoy spectacular views as you reach the Sunshine State of Brisbane. Here, you’ll have ample time to explore the city with a three night hotel stay. During your stay, a Brisbane City Tour will show you the famous highlights of St Stephen’s Cathedral, Botanic Gardens and Story Bridge.

duration 8 nights

departing Dec 19 - Jan 20

  • All flights
  • All taxes
  • Rail journey
  • Tours included

Key Information

  • Dates: Dec 19 - Jan 20
  • Duration: 8 nights
  • Prices: from $3,999pp
  • All flights and taxes
  • 3 night hotel stay in Adelaide
  • Fully escorted Barossa Valley Winery tour
  • 2 night all-inclusive rail journey on board The Great Southern from Adelaide to Brisbane with off-train excursions and short stops
  • 3 night hotel stay in Brisbane
  • Fully escorted Brisbane city tour
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Itinerary

Day 1 - 3

Adelaide

Whether you want to experience verdant greenery or amazing coastal adventures, Adelaide is the prime location for both. This capital city is bursting with art, flavour and entertainment as well as a strong culinary culture that makes it home to some of the country’s best restaurants.

Barossa Valley Winery Tour
Taste your way through world-famous wines on a tour of the Barossa Valley, South Australia’s premium wine making region. Here, you’ll not only be spoilt with beautiful views and delicious wines, but the chance to explore the historic town of Hahndorf.

Typical Adelaide Hotels

Hotel Grand Chancellor Adelaide

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Hotel Grand Chancellor Adelaide

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Facilities

  • 24 hour reception
  • Bar
  • Gymnasium
  • Pool – outdoor heated
  • Room Service
  • Tea / coffee making

Mantra Hindmarsh Square

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Mantra Hindmarsh Square

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Facilities

  • Fitness centre
  • Room service
  • Restaurant & bar
  • Parking
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms

Day 4 - 5

The Great Southern

Stepping aboard the newest member of the Great Southern Rail fleet, feel your Australian adventure unfold. 

Travelling in classic style and comfort, settle in to your cabin and prepare for your two night northbound journey towards Brisbane. Enjoy all-inclusive off-train excursions at the Grampians in Victoria, Canberra and a short stop beachside dining experience in New South Wales, where you’ll be treated to iconic sights and picture-perfect moments.

 

Gold Service Twin Cabin

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Gold Service Twin Cabin

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Facilities

  • A comfortable, sleeper cabin featuring private en suite and upper and lower berths that convert to a three-seater lounge by day
  • Power outlets in cabin
  • In-cabin music channels and journey audio commentary available
  • All-inclusive dining in the Queen Adelaide Restaurant
  • All-inclusive Australian wines beers base spirits and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Luggage allowance is 60kg per guest

Gold Service Single Cabin

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Gold Service Single Cabin

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Facilities

  • A compact sleeper cabin featuring a bed that converts to a seat by day and shared shower/toilet facilities located at the end of the carriage
  • Power outlets in cabin
  • In-cabin music channels and journey audio commentary available
  • All-inclusive dining in the Queen Adelaide Restaurant
  • All-inclusive Australian wines beers base spirits and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Luggage allowance is 60kg per guest

Platinum Service Twin Cabin

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Platinum Service Twin Cabin

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Facilities

  • Full-size en suite equipped with shower vanity with cupboard space toilet and complimentary Australian bathroom amenities
  • Lockable door power outlets and in-cabin safe
  • In-cabin music channels and journey audio commentary available
  • Picture windows offering views from both sides of the train
  • Freshly prepared continental in-cabin breakfasts served upon request
  • Refreshments served in-cabin
  • 90kg luggage allowance per guest (3 x 30kg each)
  • Access to the Chairman's Carriage
  • Twin or double bedding

Day 6 - 8

Brisbane

Disembarking The Great Southern in the beautiful capital of Queensland. Known as the Sunshine State, Brisbane is blessed with idyllic subtropical weather, award-winning food and jam-packed with adventurous activities. With something to do during every moment, your three night hotel stay will not be short of adventure.

Brisbane City Tour
Visit the iconic highlights of Brisbane on this fully escorted city tour. Enjoy views of St Stephen’s Cathedral and Cathedral Square, pass by the City Botanic Gardens and Brisbane River and travel under Story Bridge, a heritage listed steel cantilever bridge spanning the river.

Typical Brisbane Hotels

Hotel Grand Chancellor

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Hotel Grand Chancellor

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Rydges South Bank Brisbane

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Rydges South Bank Brisbane

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Day 9

Fly Home

Prices

December 2019 Gold Twin from $4,199pp

December 2019 Gold Single from $4,999pp

December 2019 Gold Superior from $5,499pp

December 2019 Platinum Twin from $6,699pp

January 2020 Gold Twin from $3,999pp

January 2020 Gold Single from $4,799pp

January 2020 Gold Superior from $5,299pp

January 2020 Platinum Twin from $6,499pp

Contact us

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