new journeys, new adventures

It’s time to plan your next adventure and reconnect with your travel dreams on Australia’s newest rail journey – Great Southern.

The Overland takes to the tracks again

The Overland will once again be making it’s making its way between Adelaide and Melbourne with a new three-year agreement extending the service.

The Overland will continue to operate with two services a week in each direction from 14 September 2020 with online bookings available from Wednesday 8 July.

new season, new horizons

It’s said that the key to happiness is having someone to love, something to do, and something to look forward to.

At Journey Beyond Rail Expeditions, we believe that although your travel may be paused, you don’t need to stop dreaming and planning.

Travel update

We are currently experiencing high contact volumes and recommend all guests read our Travel Update and Frequently Asked Questions before contacting us.

Train Journeys

There are very few global journeys considered national treasures but our trains are, without question, iconic Australian experiences. From the moment you step aboard these legendary trains, you can feel it – a spirit of adventure and a sense of something very special about to unfold. Traversing the full length and breadth of the world’s largest island by rail captures the rich tapestry of this land, and we take you there in unparalleled style.


Venture further with curated, powerfully enriching holiday packages that capture the nation in all its guises. Journey Beyond Rail Journeys offer much more than just seamless transit, choose from a huge range of expertly-crafted, all-inclusive experiences to create your own rich and rewarding personal journey, and fully immerse yourself in the unique environments our trains travel through.


There is no place in the world like Australia, and the romance of rail offers a unique way to explore its length and breadth. From the bright lights of a modern metropolis to the stirring silence of the vast outback, we know this land, and showcase the diverse landscapes, sights, flavours, wildlife, climates and human endeavour that define Australia in the imagination.

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