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Discover Queensland by Rail

Rail Journeys from $435 per person
Flights are additional

Rail Journeys from
per person
Flights are additional

Discover Queensland by Rail

Queensland’s lush coastline and vast outback are full of surprises waiting to be discovered and, there’s no better way to experience them than through the magic of rail. Make the most of your holiday from the moment you step aboard with a relaxing and scenic rail journey. Extending along the coastline between Brisbane and Cairns and out west to Charleville, Longreach and Mount Isa, Queensland Rail Travel’s services cover the largest and most comprehensive network in Australia, spanning some 8,000 kilometres. With a selection of cost-effective rail passes allowing you to travel at your own pace, to a range of quality rail holiday packages on offer, you’ll be spoiled for choice when it comes to planning your next Queensland Rail Travel holiday. Rail provides a fascinating insight into this country, so if your journey is just as important as your destination, rail is the perfect choice.

Spirit of Queensland
(Brisbane – Cairns)

Step aboard and discover its contemporary and comfortable design as the train travels the coastline between Brisbane and Cairns, five days a week. Created with relaxation in mind, enjoy settling back into the innovative RailBed – a spacious seat by day, converting to a lie-flat bed at night. Choose from a selection of onboard entertainment, read a book, enjoy a bite to eat or simply soak up the changing landscape. With stops in Mackay, Airlie Beach and Townsville, countless coastal adventures await!

From $435 per person share twin (based on RailBed)
Departs: Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri & Sat ex Brisbane/Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri & Sun ex Cairns
Duration: 24 hours
Flights are additional

Spirit of the Outback
(Brisbane – Longreach)

Discover Queensland’s unique spirit as you take an overnight journey into its rugged outback aboard enduring favourite, the Spirit of the Outback. Enjoy country-style comfort in your sleeper and marvel at the changing scenery, or connect with fellow travellers as you delight in chef-prepared meals and camaraderie. Sit back, relax and watch the world outside your window change from bustling Brisbane to the laid-back Heritage town of Longreach, excited by the adventures that lie ahead.

From $475 per person share twin (based on First Class)
Departs: Tue & Sat ex Brisbane/Mon & Thu ex Longreach
Duration: 24 hours
Flights are additional

Note: The price guide shown is per adult for twin share, based on low season travel. Specials or surcharges may apply depending on travel date.

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Terms and Conditions

Valid for new bookings only until sold out. Full payment is required within 7 days of reservation being made • Some surcharges, closeouts, and one way fees apply. Price may vary depending on availability. • Airfares are not included and are an additional cost • Advertised prices are per person share twin based on payment by cash or cheque. Credit card fees will apply • Amendment and cancellation fees apply • Rental Cars are subject to availability • Please ask your House of Travel consultant for full details.

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