About the Great Southern

Step aboard the newest rail experience in Australia and prepare to explore a very special region in unparalleled style. Be among the first to experience this sensational all-new adventure, taking in buzzing cities, diverse landscapes and natural marvels, all in the renowned comfort and style of a Great Southern Rail train.

With its rugged coastline, sun-kissed beaches, forested peaks, and exhilarating capital cities, the stunningly diverse southeast feels like nowhere else in Australia. We take you there.

Operating 16 departures between December 2019 and January 2020, the Great Southern invites you on a breathtaking journey. As The Ghan turns 90, and the Indian Pacific approaches half a century of epic crossings, the Great Southern introduces a new adventure.