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Sample the tropical delights of Queensland’s coastline travelling in comfort overnight from Brisbane to Cairns onboard The Spirit of Queensland.  With lively streetscapes, vibrant cafes and bustling night markets – Cairns has all this to offer, and so much more. You’ll also experience the region’s two incredible UNESCO World Heritage-listed attractions; the Great Barrier Reef and tropical Rainforests.


♡ The Great Barrier Reef is considered one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, and after a day experiencing the highlights on, in and under its clear blue waters, you’ll understand why. Sailing from Cairns aboard a 25-metre catamaran, you’ll visit two incredible outer reef locations where you can get up close to the locals – including colourful fish, inquisitive turtles and vibrant coral formations.

♡ Gliding just metres above the forest canopy of Northern Queensland’s lush Hinterland, the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway is a magical way to unlock the secrets of the world’s oldest rainforest. Marvel at lush fern gardens, rare butterflies, giant trees, epic Barron Falls and the quirky markets, crafts and cafes of Kuranda Village, before returning to Cairns aboard the historic and equally picturesque Kuranda Scenic Railway.

♡ The stunning Queensland coastline between Brisbane and Cairns makes for one of the most scenic overnight rail journeys you could ever hope to experience. From the exquisite comfort of your spacious RailBed seat, you’ll be treated to ever-changing vistas of the sparkling Coral Sea and its coastal towns, while enjoying the incredible hospitality for which the Spirit of Queensland is renowned.



from $1479 per person share twin 
Travel: 01 Apr-09 Jun, 14-24 Jun, 1 Nov-23 Dec 22, 02 Jan-31 Mar 23

Additional dates available:
from $1669 per person 
10 – 13 Jun 22 

from $1789 per person 
25 Jun – 31 Oct 22 

from $1791 per person
24 Dec 22 – 01 Jan 23 

Sales: until further notice


  • One-way overnight travel on the Spirit of Queensland: Brisbane to Cairns in a RailBed*

  • 5 nights Mantra Esplanade, Cairns in a One Bedroom City View

  • Full day Great Barrier Reef Cruise including buffet lunch, morning & afternoon tea, free use of snorkelling equipment, a guided snorkel tour, a marine naturalist presentation & reef levy.  

  • Full day Kuranda, Scenic Rail and Skyrail Tour with return hotel transfers from Cairns, Kuranda boarding pass, Skyrail Rainforest Cableway & Kuranda Scenic Rail tickets

* RAILBED: A spacious and comfortable seat by day that converts to a lie-flat bed at night. Enjoy 35 degrees of recline and a wide flat 18.5inch screen with on-demand entertainment options including movies and music. At night sleep well on a thick mattress topper and comfortable linen, all included in your fare. 

Please note flights from New Zealand are not included.





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7 Days / 6 Nights

per person share twin
Flights are additional

Tour dates: 01 Apr-09 Jun, 14-24 Jun, 1 Nov-23 Dec 22, 02 Jan-31 Mar 23

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Conditions: Sales until further notice • Price is correct as at 10 Nov 21 • Prices are thereafter subject to change without notice until time of confirmation. Prices may vary due to a number of factors including tax and surcharge increases, exchange rate movements and availability • Payment schedule will be provided at time of booking • Tours are subject to availability at time of reservation.  • Advertised price is per person share twin in NZ dollars and is based on payment by cash or cheque, single supplement pricing is available. Credit card fees will apply • Deposit: A non-refundable deposit of $75 per person to secure rail tickets. Blackout dates and surcharges may apply over special events, public holidays, and holiday periods. Inclusions are subject to change based on supplier operational capabilities. Flights and transportation not included unless specified. For full terms and conditions please ask your House of Travel consultant* FINANCE CONDITIONS: Lending criteria, fees, terms & conditions apply. Offer available in-store only. For finance terms and conditions visit Quote package code: HOT227DRRR