With its rugged coastline, sun-kissed beaches, forested peaks, and exhilarating capital cities, the stunningly diverse south-east feels like nowhere else in Australia. The Great Southern invites you on a breathtaking journey, embracing the wonders of the Australian summer in unparalleled style.
|Start||Brisbane @ 10.15AM|
|Finish||Adelaide @ 9.30 AM|
Departing Brisbane, what lies ahead are spectacular coastlines of incredible sandy beaches and some of the best surfing breaks in the world. Get to know your private comfortable cabin and all of the creature comforts onboard, mingling with the fellow travellers who will join you on this epic voyage. Watch the sun dip into the horizon as you dine to the sounds of the waves lapping on the shore on the Northern New South Wales coast, ahead of a sumptuous dinner and all-inclusive fine wines and beverages onboard.
Pass the Semillon and Shiraz! Next stop along the route is the Hunter Valley, where unique touring experiences and tastings await. Take the time to meander through the picturesque and historic vineyards, home to world-renowned brands and family-run boutique cellar doors. After a day exploring, share a nightcap ahead of a restful night's sleep as the train journeys onwards.
Today, embrace the pastoral perfection of regional Victoria and its paddock-to-plate dining ethos or ascend the dramatic cliff faces of the famous Great Ocean Road passes and then it's time to marvel at the Twelve Apostles - a majestic collection of crumbling pillars rising from the Southern Ocean.
As you arrive in Adelaide, you complete your epic south-east Australian journey.
Gold Service Twin cabins are our most popular level of service.
You’ll enjoy all-inclusive dining, beverages and a range of fascinating Off Train Excursions at key stops.
While in your cabin there’s a three-seater lounge by day that converts to a comfortable sleeper by night, with upper and lower berths and private en suite.
On your Great Australian rail journey, enjoy Gold Service’s fully inclusive dining,
beverages and Off Train Excursions along the way, with like-minded travellers. In our thoughtfully
appointed single cabins a comfortable seat by day converts to a compact sleeper by night with recently
refurbished shared bathroom facilities at the end of the carriage.
Platinum service offers guests a most luxurious Australian rail holiday,
with exclusive access to Platinum Transfers, the Platinum Club and a superior food and wine offering.
Platinum cabins are almost twice the size of Gold Twin Cabins in both your room and private en suite.
By day your cabin is configured as a private lounge with deluxe lounge seating, a table and two ottomans,
by night the lounges convert to a comfortable double bed.