Leaving Adelaide behind, you can relax, unwind and enjoy world-class service as the spectacular landscapes glide by. Lap up the wild and spectacular scenery of the Grampians region, with its ancient sandstone mountains and diverse native wildlife. Delve into the art, history and culinary culture of Canberra, and discover the nation’s capital. Feel the sand between your toes in the picturesque coastal town of Coffs Harbour. Then enjoy stunning views of northern New South wales as you roll into the final destination of Brisbane.
As the train leaves Adelaide, take your time to settle in and get familiar with your cabin. Enjoy morning tea and then savour a relaxed lunch on board while watching the ever-changing landscape glide by. In the late afternoon, the train will arrive in regional Victoria where you’ll have a chance to experience the beauty of the Grampians region. Enjoy an outdoor dining experience taking in the stunning natural surrounds, and native wildlife while enjoying local food and wine. With options to take a guided walk, drive to a lookout or simply sit back and relax, your visit to the Grampians is sure to be a highlight.
Enjoy a drive through the countryside on the way to the Nation’s capital where you will enjoy a visit to Parliament House and lunch before your choice of tours at the the National War Memorial, Parliament House, National Gallery of Australia or the National Museum of Australia. Or, spend a relaxed day wine tasting and dining in the Murrumbateman Food and Wine region before returning to the train.
Later in the day, relax and enjoy a delicious dinner and drinks in the lounge car before settling down for the night.
Choose your own adventure today with a variety of options to suit your fitness level and interests. Opt for the Boardwalk to Beach excursion, stopping at the small station of Urunga to take in the spectacular coastline views and Great Dividing Range along the Urunga Boardwalk before travelling to Coffs Harbour for a relaxing morning wandering around the Harbourside Markets, historic jetty or simply relaxing by the seaside.
The Coffs Explorer excursion travels up to Sealy Lookout offering views for miles from the Forest Sky Pier before travelling back to Coffs for time to explore the markets, historic jetty or relax by the beach. Otherwise, simply make the most of Coffs Harbour’s beautiful beaches with an entire morning spent seaside. Wander along the coast, have a dip in the ocean, play a game of beach cricket or simply relax on the sand.
For the golf enthusiasts, there is also an option to enjoy nine holes at the Bonville Golf Resort*, one of the world’s most beautiful golf courses.
After your Coffs Harbour morning, enjoy a final lunch on board with your fellow travellers before arriving into Brisbane.
*Availability – strictly limited for Bonville Golf Resort. If interested in participating, please request more information at the time of enquiry. Note that all excursions are subject to change and capacity limits apply. Itineraries will vary for Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day tours.