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.
Staying in Adelaide, spend a day in the Barossa Valley before relaxing in Gold Service for an overnight journey on The Ghan to Alice Springs. Enjoy 2 days of sightseeing in Alice including The Royal Flying Doctor's Service and the West MacDonnell Ranges. In Ayers Rock take a scenic flight over our unique monolith, enjoy a Mala Walk and camel trek, and witness the ultimate outback sunrise at Uluru.
This epic adventure into the heart of the Red Centre starts with 2 nights 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 Ayers Rock including the stunning Sounds of Silence dinner. Re-board the Ghan for another night before finishing with 2 nights in Darwin.
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.
We travel in comfort and style everywhere we go. From the trains to the accommodation, we'll make sure you're comfortable.
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.
We are proud to have two decades' experience creating tours in every state and territory and select international locations.
With Fun Over Fifty tours, you get all accommodation, all activities, and most meals included. You could almost leave your wallet at home.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
Our team is always happy to help if you have any questions about us or our tours. Fill out our form and we will get back to you soon.