Discover Australia's South East

All-Inclusive Rail Journey from Brisbane to Adelaide

Prices from $4,499 pp

Traversing through the hidden gems of Australia on the newest member of the Great Southern Rail fleet, feel a sense of accomplishment as your adventure unfolds.

Begin your holiday in the Sunshine State of Australia, where you’ll enjoy amazing food, endless activities and plenty of things to see and do in the city. Brisbane is home to many iconic landmarks, which you’ll have the chance to admire on a fully escorted tour through the city.

Embark The Great Southern for your three night journey towards Adelaide. Enjoy comfort, style and unsurpassed service as you watch remarkable landscapes shift over and over. With an all-inclusive itinerary, you can leave your wallet behind knowing that everything is taken care of. Reaching the northern NSW coastline, enjoy a short stop to explore your surrounds. From here, you’ll be spoilt with two off-train excursions in the Hunter Valley Wine Region and The Twelve Apostles.

Admire the picturesque beauty as you reach Adelaide where you’ll disembark for a three night hotel stay. During your time here, enjoy a fully escorted tour where you can taste your way through the world-famous wine region of Barossa Valley.

Duration 9 nights
Departing Dec 2019 - Jan 2020
  • All flights
  • All taxes
  • All-inclusive rail journey
  • Fully escorted tours

Your Experience

  • All flights and taxes
  • 3 night hotel stay in Brisbane
  • Fully escorted Brisbane city tour
  • 3 night all-inclusive rail journey on board The Great Southern from Brisbane to Adelaide with off-train excursions and short stops
  • 3 night hotel stay in Adelaide
  • Fully escorted Barossa Valley Winery tour
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Day 1
Brisbane - Hotel Stay

Fly into Sunshine State to experience award-winning food, endless adventurous activities and plenty to explore throughout the city. Here, you’ll enjoy a three nights hotel stay to discover everything on offer. Whether you want to catch an art exhibition, visit a rainforest waterhole or simply sample some amazing food and wine, you can do it all in Brisbane. Once you start exploring, you’ll never want to stop.

Hotel Grand Chancellor Brisbane

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Rydges South Bank Brisbane

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Day 2
Brisbane - Hotel Stay

During your stay take time to explore the rooftop bars, subtropical beaches and cool-climate vineyards that surround the stunning city of Brisbane. During your stay, visit the iconic theme parks of Sea World, Movie World and Dream World or enjoy the time to relax and rejuvenate. 

Day 3
Brisbane - Hotel Stay and Tour

Today you will visit the iconic highlights of Brisbane on a fully escorted city tour.

Your coach tour takes you through all the major highlights of the city, as well as on a scenic cruise down the Brisbane River. You can enjoy views of St Stephen’s Cathedral and Cathedral Square, pass by the City Botanic Gardens, admire panoramic views at Kangaroo Point Cliff and travel under Story Bridge, a heritage listed steel cantilever bridge spanning the river on your cruise

Day 4
Brisbane - Embark the Great Southern

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

Watch the sun as it dips into the horizon while you dine to the sounds of the waves lapping on the shore. The Northern New South Wales Coast stretches across 90km of incredible sandy beaches and some of the best surfing breaks in the world.

Great Southern Gold Service Twin Cabin

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Great Southern Gold Service Single Cabin

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Great Southern Platinum Service Twin Cabin

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Day 5
Great Southern Rail Journey

Take in the picturesque Hunter Valley vineyards, home to world-renowned brands and family-run boutique cellar doors alike as you traverse through this stunning region.

Day 6
The Great Southern Journey

Embrace the beauty of regional Victoria as the dramatic cliff faces along which the famous Great Ocean Road pass you by. Marvel at the Twelve Apostles – a majestic collection of crumbling pillars rising from the Southern Ocean, and one of the main attractions of this coastal rail journey. While on board, admire the picturesque surroundings that unfold through your window. Travelling in style and comfort, your Australian adventure will leave you rich in experience.

Day 7
Adelaide - Disembark The Great Southern

Reaching the cosmopolitan capital of South Australia, disembark in Adelaide for a three night hotel stay. Here, you can enjoy both verdant greenery and amazing coastal adventures. As a prime location for arts, culture and entertainment, you’ll be spoilt with things to see and do at every moment.


Hotel Grand Chancellor Adelaide

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Mantra Hindmarsh Square

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Day 8
Adelaide - Hotel Stay and Tour

Taste your way through world-famous wines on a tour of the Barossa Valley, South Australia’s premium wine making region. Enjoy the history and German Heritage that surrounds you during the entire day. Visit the magnificent Seppeltsfield Estate for wine tasting and a chance to purchase wine. We also visit Wolf Blass for a guided tour and the opportunity to learn the art of winemaking. Next is Penfolds for a preview and tasting with a delicious lunch.

On our way home, we stop in Hahndorf for some free time and a chance to purchase afternoon tea. Located in the Adelaide Hills, Handorf is full of charming villages where you'll have free time to explore. 

Day 9
Fly Home


December 2019 Gold Twin from $4,899
December 2019 Platinum from $7,399
January 2020 Gold Twin from $4,499
January 2020 Platinum from $7,099
January 2020 Gold Superior from $6,099

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