Brisbane to the Barossa
Australia/ New Zealand
Great Southern Rail
Departing Brisbane, you’ll travel south into the rolling hills of New South Wales before indulging in an incredible beachside dining experience in Coffs Harbour. Meander through the historic vineyards of the Hunter Valley, explore the beautiful Port Stephens area by land or by sea or take a walking tour around the town and coastline of Newcastle. The journey continues into regional Victoria, with time to explore the area or alternatively, venture into Melbourne for a day spent exploring the city and visiting icons such as the National Gallery of Victoria. Your journey then continues into South Australia before you reach your final destination of Adelaide.
Your Fly, Stay & Rail Package Includes:
- $300 flight credit per person
- 3 night rail journey aboard the Great Southern in Gold Service, Brisbane to Adelaide
- Includes all meals, fine wines & beverages, immersive off train experiences in Coffs Harbour & the Hunter Region plus more
- 2 nights 4-star accommodation in Adelaide with breakfast
- Taste the Barossa: Wine Tasting Experience – Small Group Tour
- Private transfer from Hotel to Airport
Pricing is per person twin share and based on travel 25-30 December 2023
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Highlights & Inclusions:
- 3 nights aboard the Great Southern
- All-inclusive meals, fine wines and beverages
- A regionally-inspired menu paired with a selection of local wines
- Off Train Experiences at Coffs Harbour, the Hunter Region, regional Victoria and Melbourne
BRISBANE AND COFFS HARBOUR
After setting off from Brisbane, enjoy lunch on board and a relaxing afternoon settling in to your private cabin before arriving at the coastal town of Coffs Harbour. As the sun dips beneath the horizon, enjoy a unique beachside dinner where you’ll feast on local produce and fresh seafood matched with fine wines, while the waves lap at the shore nearby. After a few leisurely hours, you’ll reboard the train and set off for the night.
HUNTER VALLEY, NEWCASTLE OR PORT STEPHENS
Start the day with a hearty breakfast on board before setting off for a full day of Off Train Experiences. Today you get to choose your own adventure with your choice of the Hunter Valley, Newcastle or Port Stephens.
Hunter Valley Wine Region: Meander through the picturesque and historic vineyards of the Hunter Valley, where you can sample wines from both world-renowned brands and boutique cellar doors. Your day will include cellar door experiences and a sumptuous lunch (low intensity).
Port Stephens by Land: Experience the impressive Stockton Bight Sand Dunes and beach by 4WD van, stopping to hunt for pipis and driving to the top of a sand dune to take in the incredible views. Afterwards, enjoy a relaxed lunch before heading back to the train in the afternoon (low intensity).
Port Stephens by Sea: Enjoy the stunning views of Port Stephens with a relaxed morning of sailing on the water and the chance to spot dolphins along the way. Afterwards, enjoy a relaxed lunch before heading back to the train in the afternoon (low intensity).
Newcastle Explorer: Discover the vibrant mix of old and new in the beautiful coastal city of Newcastle with a fun and informative two-hour guided walking tour before lunch. In the afternoon enjoy an hour of free time by the beach or in town (moderate intensity)
In the evening, return to the train to enjoy a regionally-inspired meal prepared on board before retiring for the night.
REGIONAL VICTORIA OR MELBOURNE
After enjoying breakfast on board as you travel through Victoria’s high country, you’ll have a choice of Off Train Experiences. Discover regional Victoria with options including wine touring and gourmet delights, visits to natural sights and charming towns. Or opt to visit cosmopolitan Melbourne and take in the soaring views from Melbourne Skydeck or enjoy free time to explore the city yourself.
As the train rolls into Adelaide, enjoy your last breakfast on board and the end of your Great Southern train journey.
* Conditions apply. Offer is limited, subject to availability and change without notice. Promotion is correct and valid at the time of publication. Booking and full supplier terms and conditions apply. Valid for new bookings only and not combinable with any other offer (unless stated).
Prices listed are per person in Australian Dollars, based on twin occupancy in gold twin class, including all discounts unless otherwise stated. The offer is subject to availability at time of booking. Fares are capacity controlled and are subject to change at any time without notice. Prices/Offers are correct as at 30 June 2023 and can be withdrawn without notice. Hotels may charge resort fees not included in this package, payable direct upon check in. Visas are not included. Payments made by credit card will incur a surcharge. Air credit is applicable on airline of choice, subject to availability and subject to the carriers’ flight schedules and conditions. **Note that all Off Train Experiences are subject to change and minimum and maximum capacity limits apply**