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Rail tours Australia

Explore Australia on a luxury rail tour

Experience old-world luxury and style

Australian rail holidays give you a unique and unforgettable experience. Travelling by rail on one of our tours is the perfect way to cover long distances while still getting to see the landscape up close, and making plenty of stops along the way.

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Physical rating:
3 - Active/Moderate
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Tour duration:
13
days

EARLY BIRD DEAL - Save $300 per couple or $150 Single for June 2022 tours. Expiry 31 Dec 21. Terms and conditions apply.

This epic adventure into the heart of the Red Centre starts with 1 night in Adelaide before travelling overnight in Gold Service aboard the mighty Ghan. Enjoy 3 nights in Alice Springs visiting the West MacDonnell Ranges, then see the wonders of Uluru with 3 nights at Yulara including the stunning Sounds of Silence dinner. Re-board the Ghan for another night before finishing with 2 nights in Darwin.

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Physical rating:
3 - Active/Moderate
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Tour duration:
8
days

Make tracks for Queensland's central west on the Spirit of the Outback, an historic rail journey like no other. Then delve deep into outback life staying in Longreach, Barcaldine and Roma. Visit the Stockman's Hall of Fame and Qantas Founders Museum. Take a Station tour and Thomson River sunset cruise. Unearth dinosaurs in Winton, waltz with Matilda, take a Desert Dreaming tour on this insight into Queensland’s iconic outback.

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Physical rating:
2 - Moderate
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Tour duration:
8
days

EARLY BIRD DEAL - Save $150.00 per couple or $50 sole for MARCH departures. Book by 31st December 2021. Terms and conditions apply.

Take advantage of discounted low season fares and make tracks for Longreach on the Spirit of the Outback, an historic rail journey like no other. Then delve deep into outback life visiting The Stockman's Hall of Fame, Qantas Founders Museum, Camden Park Station and enjoying a sunset cruise on the Thomson River. Take in a trip to the Age of Dinosaurs exhibit in Winton before reboarding the train bound for Brisbane.

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Luxury and style

We travel in comfort and style everywhere we go. From the trains to the accommodation, we'll make sure you're comfortable.

Fitness ratings

Each of our tours has a fitness rating, so you will know if it's right for you. It also means everyone on the tours has similar fitness.

Leaders in domestic tourism

We are proud to have two decades' experience creating tours in every state and territory and select international locations.

All inclusive tours

With Fun Over Fifty tours, you get all accommodation, all activities, and most meals included. You could almost leave your wallet at home.

Frequently asked questions

How do I book?

To book your rail tour, all you need to do is get in touch with us. We will take your details and reserve your place over the phone. We will also give you all the information you need.

Which trains do the tours travel on?

Depending on the destination, we travel on a variety of different trains. Each rail tour will say which we travel on during the tour.

Our train tours include:

  • Great Southern Rail’s The Ghan and Indian Pacific
  • Spirit of the Outback
  • Spirit of Queensland
  • The Gulflander
  • The Savannahlander
What are the beds like on the trains?

Beds vary between different trains. Foe example, The Ghan and Indian Pacific have bunk style beds while the Spirit of the Outback have top to toe style beds.

Do the rail cabins have bathrooms?

In most cases, rail cabins do not have private bathrooms. Only twin cabins on the Ghan and Indian Pacific have private bathrooms in the cabin. All other train cabins have shared facilities.

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A word about COVID-19

We are following all government advice and restrictions. We have policies in place to ensure the health and safety of our team, our guests, and the community.

See our COVID-19 policies

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