DAY ONE – ARRIVE ADELAIDE
Welcome to Adelaide. After checking in to your accommodation in the heart of the CBD, there are plenty of opportunities to delve into its food, wine, arts and shopping scenes, and get to know the laid back capital. Overnight: 3 nights Mayfair Hotel
DAY TWO – BAROSSA VALLEY
The Barossa may only be an hour by car from Adelaide, but when you’re transported to its lush vineyards and gently rolling hillsides, you’ll feel a world away. Famed for its wines, this historic region is home to more than 80 cellar doors, including one of the oldest in the world. Guided by expert vignerons, you’ll explore up to four cellar doors and enjoy a sumptuous two-course lunch on this expertly-crafted all day tour. (L)
DAY THREE – LEISURE DAY, ADELAIDE
Today is yours to explore Adelaide and its surrounds at your leisure. The elegant capital’s wine culture is matched with a buzzing food scene — go hunting for its many laneway bars and restaurants, or perhaps explore its cultural side along the beautiful North Terrace.
WE RECOMMEND – Adelaide City Tour $149 per person.
Including Haigh’s Chocolates and Riverside Long Lunch at the InterContinental.
DAY FOUR – BOARD THE GREAT SOUTHERN IN ADELAIDE
Unwind and familiarise yourself with your cabin as the journey begins, before savouring a long lunch onboard with your fellow travellers. Leaving Adelaide behind, you’ll be transported to the striking Grampians, one of the nation’s most stunning wilderness regions. This magical place is home to ancient sandstone mountains, Indigenous rock art sites, dazzling waterfalls and native fauna including wallabies and echidnas. Overnight: 2 nights Great Southern (L,D)
DAY FIVE – GREAT SOUTHERN, CANBERRA
After a restful night on board, today you’ll discover why Australia’s capital is more than just politics. While the jewel in Canberra’s crown is undoubtedly Parliament House, this compact city is also home to landmarks such as the National Portrait Gallery, Australian War Memorial and the National Arboretum, and today there are plenty of opportunities to delve into Canberra’s art, history and culinary culture. (B,L,D)
DAY SIX – GREAT SOUTHERN, NORTHERN NEW SOUTH WALES COAST AND BRISBANE
Feel the sand between your toes as you relax by the coast. Return to the train for more pampering as your rail journey continues to its final destination of Brisbane. OVERNIGHT: 3 nights Adina Apartment Hotel Brisbane Anzac Square (B,L)
DAY SEVEN – BRISBANE
If you’ve never been to Brisbane before, today’s tour is a perfect introduction to the best of the city, or if you have, it will show you a new side of a familiar place. An all day tour designed to highlight the diversity of the burgeoning capital, you’ll cruise the Brisbane River, explore bustling South Bank, take in the sweeping views at Mt Coot-tha Lookout, and enjoy a tour of the XXXX Brewery with tastings.
DAY EIGHT – LEISURE DAY, BRISBANE
After getting to know the sultry subtropical capital, delve even deeper with a day spent exploring at your leisure.
DAY NINE – FAREWELL
After checking out of your Brisbane accommodation, your memorable adventure comes to a close.
B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner
*This itinerary is valid for travel from Dec 2020 – Jan 2021. Variations apply to travel Dec 2019 -Jan 2020
dates & pricing
01 APRIL 2020- 31 MARCH 2021
Dec – Jan
|Gold Service Advance Purchase
|Gold Service Everyday
|Platinum Service Everyday
- Departs between months of December and January only
- Prices based on twin share.
- Single supplements apply for single travellers.
- Advance purchase fares are subject to availability.
- Prices subject to change