Great Southern journeys the East coast of Australia between December and February.
Embark on a captivating luxury adventure from Adelaide to Brisbane with varying stops throughout Victoria and New South Wales.
Book an all-inclusive journey aboard the Great Southern to uncover the best of Australia’s East Coast. Sip wine in the Hunter Valley, dine by the sea in Coffs Harbour, take in the views of Port Stevens and wander the vibrant city of Newcastle.
It’s the people, not just the sights, that leave a lasting impression on you. Cabin crew, chefs, tour guides and rangers will share their passion to enrich your journey.
Your Great Southern journey includes Off Train Experiences in bustling cities, regional towns and by the sea. Sample world-renowned wines in The Hunter Valley, explore Port Stevens by sailing boat or take in the birds-eye view of Melbourne from Eureka Skydeck.
Great Southern’s walkways and cabins maximise space and comfort in the utmost style. Choose Gold Service, Platinum Service or the Chairman’s Carriage—the most exclusive carriage on rails.
Platinum Service offers discerning travellers enhanced sophistication in a spacious double or twin bed cabin featuring a private en suite. Platinum cabins are almost twice the size of Gold Service. Enjoy all-inclusive Off Train Excursions and Outback Experiences, plus dining in the Platinum Club and continental breakfast in your cabin (upon request). In-cabin music and journey audio as standard. 90kg checked baggage allowance for each guest (max three). Includes private transfers at the start and end of your journey.*
Gold Service Twin is a crowd favourite, offering comfortable cabins featuring a private en suite plus upper and lower berths that convert to a three-seater lounge by day. Enjoy all-inclusive Off Train Excursions and Outback Experiences, dining in the Queen Adelaide Restaurant along with beer, wine, base spirits and non-alcoholic beverages. In-cabin music and journey audio as standard. 60kg checked baggage allowance for each guest (max two). Includes shuttle transfers to select Darwin CBD hotels.* Ask us about Gold Access Cabins, reserved exclusively for the mobility impaired. Subject to availability and other conditions.
Gold Service Single is ideal for solo travellers, offering comfortable cabins featuring a private en suite and upper and lower berths that convert to a three-seater lounge by day. Enjoy all-inclusive Off Train Excursions and Outback Experiences, dining in the Queen Adelaide Restaurant along with beer, wine, base spirits and non-alcoholic beverages. In-cabin music and journey audio as standard. 60kg checked baggage allowance for solo travellers. Includes shuttle transfers to select Darwin CBD hotels.* Ask us about Gold Access Cabins, reserved exclusively for the mobility impaired. Subject to availability and other conditions.
The Chairman's Carriage is arguably the most exclusive, private cabin on rails in Australia. Ideal for groups travelling together, you'll enjoy three Platinum Double Cabins and one Platinum Twin Cabin, accommodating up to eight people. Feast in your private, multi-purpose lounge and dining space or join fellow guests in the Platinum Club. Includes premium food, wine and Off Train Experiences.
Nestled between the ocean and the mountains, Adelaide is a diverse urbane town offering the best of both worlds. Discover the city by foot, go behind the scenes at Adelaide Oval or sample cool-climate wines in The Barossa Valley.
Situated on the mid-north coast of Australia, Coffs Harbour is a “place of plenty.” Here you will enjoy an unmissable beachside feast of local produce, fresh seafood and fine wines before retiring to your cabin refreshed and content.
The Hunter Valley is Australia’s oldest and most picturesque wine region, home to around 150 wineries. Enjoy generous cellar door tastings with world-renowned brands, plus a long-table lunch and time to unwind among the vines.
Newcastle is a vibrant coastal city by the sea, packed with restaurants, cafes and sights. Enjoy a two-hour guided walking tour and plenty of time to explore at your leisure.
Voted the world’s most liveable city for seven years running, Melbourne is a bustling metropolis that can’t be missed. Laneways, street art, sport, coffee and culture await at every turn. Tour The National Gallery of Victoria or take it all in from above at Eureka Skydeck.
There’s so much on offer in regional Victoria. Explore world-famous sights along the Great Ocean Road, indulge in a winery tour or sample local produce—whatever takes your fancy.
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