The Great Southern Rail Journey

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

Prices from $3,999 pp

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.

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 2019 - Jan 2020
  • All taxes
  • All flights included
  • All-inclusive rail journey
  • Fully escorted tours

Your Experience

  • 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

Itinerary

Day 1
Adelaide - Hotel Stay

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.

Hotel Grand Chancellor Adelaide

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Mantra Hindmarsh Square

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Day 2
Adelaide - Hotel Stay

During your hotel stay you'll have ample time to explore everything on offer. From the incredible Adelaide Zoo, to the Central Markets which are full of fresh produce or the Botanic Gardens, home to exotic plants, greenhouses and cafes. Make sure you take your camera to capture all your amazing moments in this capital city. 

Day 3
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 4
Adelaide - Embark 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. Discover the stunning regions of Australia as you explore The Grampians. Boasting sandstone mountains, wildflowers, waterfalls and native fauna such as echidnas and wallabies, there will be plenty of Australian outback to admire.

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
The Great Southern

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.

Day 6
Brisbane - Disembark The Great Southern and Hotel Stay

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.

Hotel Grand Chancellor Brisbane

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Rydges South Bank Brisbane

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Day 7
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 8
Brisbane - Hotel 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 9
Fly Home

Prices

December 2019 Gold Twin from $4,199
December 2019 Platinum Twin from $6,699
January 2020 Gold Twin from $3,999
January 2020 Platinum Twin from $6,499

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