Queensland Rail, Coastal Queensland Rail Tours - Photo
Queensland Rail Tours, Coastal Queensland Tours from Brisbane to Cairns 2016 - Photo
Holidays to Whitsundays by train 2016 - Photo
Tours to Queensland and Whitsundays 2016 - Photo


Day 1: Spirit of Queensland – Brisbane to Proserpine

Join the Spirit of Queensland and travel to Proserpine. The train is scheduled to depart at 3.45pm. Overnight on board the Spirit of Queensland. (D)

Day 2: Proserpine to Airlie Beach

Arrive in Proserpine this morning and transfer to Airlie Beach. Stay the next three nights at Coral Sea Resort, Airlie Beach. (B)

Day 3: Whitsunday Island Cruise

On the Three Island Whitsunday cruise discover the Whitsunday Islands National Park. See remote bays, islands and beaches, step ashore at Daydream Island and Hamilton Island and visit magnificent Whitehaven Beach. (BL)

Day 4: Airlie Beach

Enjoy a day at leisure to relax or explore Airlie Beach. (B)

Day 5: Spirit of Queensland – Airlie Beach to Townsville

Take an early morning RailBus Coach Connection to Proserpine station to board the Spirit of Queensland to Townsville. Enjoy the Townsville City Sights Tour. Explore the Paluma Range National Park before heading to Hidden Valley. Stay the next three nights at Hidden Valley Cabins, Paluma. (B,D)

Day 6: Paluma National Park

Awake to the peaceful bush surrounds. Join a full day Paluma Range guided tour of Hidden Valley and the surrounding areas. The afternoon will conclude at Running River where you can try and spot the elusive platypus on dusk. (B,L,D)

Day 7: Wallaman Falls

Join a full day Wallaman Falls guided tour to explore the Southern Hemisphere’s highest sheer drop waterfall, Wallaman Falls. (BLD)

Day 8: Townsville

Enjoy breakfast and a tour of Hidden Valley Cabins’ stand-alone solar power system before travelling back to Townsville. Overnight at The Ville Resort Casino, Townsville. (B)

Day 9: Spirit of Queensland – Townsville to Cairns

Re-join the Spirit of Queensland this morning. Travel through picturesque farming communities before arriving in Cairns. Stay the next four nights at DoubleTree by Hilton, Cairns. (B)

Day 10: Kuranda

Today travel on the Kuranda Scenic Railway to the picturesque village of Kuranda. Transfer to the Rainforestation Nature Park for lunch, a performance by the Pamagirri Aboriginal Dance Troupe and the Dreamtime Walk. This afternoon travel on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, gliding above the rainforest canopy. (B,L)

Day 11: Cairns

Spend the morning at leisure. This afternoon enjoy the Cairns City Sights Tour and take in the natural beauty and unique history of Cairns. (B)

Day 12: Cape Tribulation and Daintree

Enjoy the Cape Tribulation and Daintree Tour. Cruise along the Daintree River before lunch. Continue to Cape Tribulation Beach and take a walk along the beach. Stop at Alexandra Lookout en route to Mossman Gorge where your driver/guide will take you on a guided walk. (B,L)

Day 13: Cairns

Your holiday concludes this morning upon check-out from the hotel. (B)

Please note that this is not a guided/group tour

dates & pricing

Adult Senior Adult Sole Senior Sole Departs 2017/2018
$3133pp $3072pp $4256pp $4195pp Nov 3, 17
Dec 1
Jan 9
Mar 2, 16
  • Fares Valid 1 Apr 17 – 31 Mar 18
  • Note: From prices valid 21 Apr, 3 Jun, 3 Nov 17 – 16 Mar 18. Other prices apply 30 Jun, 14 Jul, 4 Aug, 18 Aug, 1 Sep, 15 Sep, 29 Sep, 20 Oct 17. .
  • Australian Pension Concession Card holders, Government Senior Card holders, Queensland Pension Concession Card holders and Queensland Government Senior Card holders may be entitled to Concession Fares that are partly or fully funded by the Commonwealth or State Governments. To qualify for Concession Fares, an Australian Concession Card must be presented at the time of booking; must be valid at the time of travel and must be carried at all times during travel.

Highlights & inclusions

  • One way overnight travel on the Spirit of Queensland from Brisbane to Proserpine – RailBed
  • One way travel on the Spirit of Queensland from Proserpine to Townsville – Premium Economy Seat
  • One way travel on the Spirit of Queensland from Townsville to Cairns – Premium Economy Seat
  • 3 nights accommodation in Airlie Beach
  • 3 nights accommodation in Paluma
  • 1 night accommodation in Townsville
  • 4 nights accommodation in Cairns
  • Tours and admissions as indicated
  • Return RailBus Coach Connection transfers from Proserpine Railway Station to Airlie Beach accommodation
  • One way coach transfer from Townsville accommodation to Townsville Railway Station
  • One way transfer from Cairns Railway Station to Cairns accommodation
  • Meals as indicated (B = breakfast, L = lunch, D = dinner)

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