Seniors group holidays to Whitsundays 2022 - Photo
Tours to the Whitsundays 2022 - Photo
Pensioner holidays to Airlie Beach - Photo
Train trips to the Whitsundays 2022 - Photo


Day 1. Depart Brisbane

Depart on the Spirit of Queensland train this afternoon in either Premium Economy Seats, or RailBeds. Meals included for RailBed passengers.

Day 2. Arrive Airlie Beach, Croc Safari & Cruise (L,D)

Following breakfast on the train, you will arrive in Bowen and join our coach to make our way into Arlie Beach and enjoy an Eco River Cruise on the Proserpine River. Here we encounter the locals, also known as crocs. We will also enjoy a wagon ride viewing the wildlife and wetland habitat, a billie tea and damper for our “smoko” and tasty BBQ lunch. After a fantastic day we make our way to our motel and check in in time for a hearty dinner. Overnight: Colonial Palms Motel

Day 3. Hamilton Island, Whitehaven Beach (B,L)

Today we visit two of Australia’s best-loved destinations on a scenic Whitsundays cruise – Hamilton Island and Whitehaven Beach. Hamilton Island is a sophisticated and friendly with excellent eating, drinking and shopping opportunities. We have lunch here before departing to Whitsunday Island and the glorious Whitehaven Beach which is one Australia’s most beautiful stretches of sand. Overnight: Colonial Palms Motel

Day 4. Discover Daydream Island (B,L)

It might be an expensive 5 star resort, but that doesn’t stop us from spending the day on the island. So this morning following breakfast, we transfer to the port of Airlie for our ferry over to Daydream Island. Enjoy your day discovering what the Island has to offer at your own leisure. The Living Reef also makes its return to the island in an even bigger and better capacity than before. You will have time to wander the island, dip in the pool and enjoy a relaxing day, before returning to Airlie Beach for dinner this evening. Overnight: Colonial Palms Motel

Day 5. Airlie Beach (B)

As is a Saturday, the famous local markets on the beach front are a must. Complete with local produce, art, craft and food, it is a great place to spend some time, have a coffee or purchase a unique gift. Next to the markets is the Sailing Club and a great place rest your feet, have a cool drink and purchase lunch if you wish. The afternoon is at your leisure. Overnight: Colonial Palms Motel

Day 6. Cape Gloucester, Hideaway Bay, Board Spirit of Queensland (B,L)

This morning we make our way to Cape Gloucester and visit Hideaway Bay. Then enjoy a lunch at the beachfront Dingo Beach Hotel. This afternoon, we visit Lake Proserpine also known as the Peter Faust Dam. We then make our way to Proserpine and visit the Historical Museum. The museum bridges the decades since Federation with historical, thought-provoking displays. Late afternoon we transfer to the Proserpine Station to board the Spirit of Queensland departing at 6pm. (If not returning by rail and you wish to stay on in Airlie Beach a coach is available from the Station back to Airlie Beach).

Day 7. Arrive Brisbane

This morning you will arrive at your home station after enjoying a charming rail journey. The train is scheduled to arrive at 9.20am.

B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner

dates & pricing

2022 Departure Dates:
25 Oct
Twinshare Sole Use Rail Fares Rail Bed Economy Seat
$1940 + rail $2260 + rail QLD Pension $355 $50
Senior Card $570 $325
BQuick Adult fare $720 $380
  • A deposit of $450pp is required within 7 days
  • QLD Pensioner fare is using 4 vouchers for RailBeds
  • Seniors Fares are for Australian Government Senior Card Holders only
  • Pension and Seniors Card numbers must be advised at time of booking
  • Rail fare prices are return
  • Final payment is due 70 days prior to departure due to group rail ticketing requirements
  • Concession rail fares are not available for international passengers as they are verified by Centrelink
  • RailBed fares include meals. Other train fares do not include meals

Highlights & inclusions

  • Accommodation & meals as per itinerary
  • Hamilton Island & Whitehaven Beach
  • Day on Daydream Island
  • Croc Safari & Cruise
  • Airlie Beach Relax Day
  • Cape Gloucester & Lake Proserpine
  • Escorted

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