Travel requirements
The Overland

Please read the below information carefully, which is current as at 05 January 2021. We will update this page with more information as it becomes available.

Facemasks must be worn in Victoria. The crew will instruct you when these will be required.

Guests travelling from Adelaide to Melbourne:

(Including stops: Adelaide, Murray Bridge, Bordertown)

Please note: Please refer to the Victorian Government website for up to date information regarding border crossing permits and requirements.

Guests travelling from Melbourne to Adelaide:

(Including stops: Southern Cross Station, North Shore Geelong, Ararat, Stawell, Horsham, Dimboola, Nhill)

Please note: Please refer to the South Australia Police website for up to date information regarding cross border travel requirements and applications.

Additional information prior to boarding

Journey Beyond Rail Expeditions takes the safety of all our guests seriously. During check-in, you will be asked to provide the following information for COVID tracing purposes.

  • Have you been in contact with someone who has tested positive with COVID or is symptomatic in the last 14 days?
  • Are you symptomatic of a fever or acute respiratory infection e.g. cough, shortness of breath, sore throat?
  • Have you travelled in a designated hotspot in the last 14 days?
  • Have you travelled internationally in the past 14 days?
  • Have you completed your border declaration?
  • Name (per guest)
  • Address (per guest)
  • Phone Number (per guest)
  • Email Address (per guest)

COVID Health Authorities require Journey Beyond Rail Expeditions to collect this information for contact tracing purposes. This information is kept for the sole purpose of contact tracing.

Journey Beyond Rail Expeditions is required by COVID Health Authorities to collect contact information for Non-Essential Business Activity and Undertaking Closure Direction. Businesses are required to store this information securely and dispose of the collected information in line with State Government Guidelines.

Temperature checking in Adelaide and Melbourne will also take place prior to boarding. If you have a medical condition that may result in a high temperature, please provide a letter from your doctor.

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