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QUEENSLAND RAIL HOLIDAYS - Sunlover Holidays
QUEENSLAND
RAIL HOLIDAYS

            2018/19
QUEENSLAND RAIL HOLIDAYS - Sunlover Holidays
See Queensland by Rail –
    the Sunlover Holidays way!
    Discover immense coastline and marvel at spectacular outback
    landscapes as you traverse Queensland on an unforgettable rail journey.
    From Brisbane to Cairns, Toowoomba to Charleville, Townsville to Mount
    Isa and everywhere in between, experience a journey of a lifetime with
    Sunlover Holidays and Queensland Rail Travel.
    Featuring a great range of rail holidays, this brochure combines the
    iconic train journeys of Queensland with accommodation and touring.
    Join a fully escorted Ultimate Outback Queensland Adventure tour
    designed to enhance your holiday experience by taking care of your
    every need as you explore Outback Queensland.
    Whether you’re planning a short break, a romantic getaway or the
    ultimate family adventure, Sunlover Holidays can tailor-make your dream
    holiday. Use this brochure for inspiration, then let our travel experts
    assist you to experience Australia your way – happy travelling!

                                 Spirit of the Outback

                                                                Winton

                                    Great Barrier Reef

6   Valid 1 April 2018 – 31 March 2019.                                       Image Cover: Spirit of Queensland Image This Page: Spirit of Queensland
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Contents
Planning Your Rail Holiday              4

Coastal Rail Experiences                6
 Tilt Train                             7
 Tilt Train Holiday Packages            8
 Spirit of Queensland                  10
 Spirit of Queensland Holiday Packages 12
 Kuranda Scenic Railway                17

Gulf Savannah Rail Experiences         18
 Gulflander                            19
 Gulf Savannah Holiday Packages        20

Outback Rail Experiences               23
 Spirit of the Outback                 24
 Ultimate Outback Queensland
 Adventure (Fully Escorted)            26
 Spirit of the Outback Holiday Packages 28
 The Westlander                        33
 The Inlander                          34
Booking Conditions                     35

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Planning Your Rail Holiday
PLANNING YOUR RAIL HOLIDAY

                                                                                                                                                      Shearers
                                                                                                                                               Tuckerbox       Rest, Spirit of the Outback
                                                                                                                                                         Restaurant,

                             Discover Queensland’s stunning coastline and           Fully Escorted Outback Rail Tour                     Concession Fares
                             marvel at spectacular outback landscapes as you
                                                                                    Let our experienced tour guide take care of you on   On presentation of a current Australian state
                             take a timeless rail journey through the Sunshine
                                                                                    our fully escorted Ultimate Outback Queensland       or territory Government Seniors Card, you will
                             State. Relax and unwind from the moment you                                                                 receive up to 50% off the full adult rail fare on
                                                                                    Adventure. Venture into the heart of the
                             step aboard and admire the ever-changing views                                                              Queensland Rail Travel long distance services.
                                                                                    Queensland Outback on the legendary Spirit of
                             in comfort on a truly memorable rail experience.       the Outback. See pages 26 and 27 for full details.
                                                                                                                                         Queensland Pension Concession Card
                             Queensland Rail’s fleet of trains allow you to         Holiday Packages                                     holders are eligible to receive four Queensland
                             travel to many coastal towns, outback regions                                                               Pension rail travel entitlements each calendar
                                                                                    Planning a rail holiday is easy with our varied      year. An administration charge applies for
                             and beyond. Share in the spirit of rail travel as
                                                                                    selection of Holiday Packages. Combining             the use of rail travel entitlements. Meals and
                             you take advantage of a unique value for money
                                                                                    travel on Queensland Rail’s fleet of trains with     upgrades to Sleepers and RailBeds are an
                             holiday experience. Sit back and relax while an
                                                                                    accommodation and sightseeing, our Holiday           additional cost to concession rail fares.
                             ever-changing landscape unfolds through your
                                                                                    Packages capture the very best of Queensland
                             panoramic window.                                                                                           Entitlements include one of the following:
                                                                                    and rail travel.
                             Step on board and travel in comfort to a range         We’ve put together a range of packages that          • RailBed: Two one way trips using two
                                                                                    feature some of Queensland’s most iconic               entitlements for each journey.
                             of destinations. The Spirit of Queensland will
                             introduce you to a new generation of train             destinations and hidden treasures. Spend time        • First Class Sleeper: Two one way trips
                             travel from bustling Brisbane to tropical Cairns.      chatting with colourful characters in Outback          using two entitlements for each journey.
                             Venturing from Brisbane to Longreach, the Spirit       Queensland or venture along a seemingly never-
                                                                                    ending coastline between Brisbane and Cairns to      • Business Seat: Two one way trips using
                             of the Outback will allow you to reminisce about
                                                                                    explore the reef and rainforest.                       two entitlements for each journey.
                             the golden era of rail travel.
                                                                                    Our rail packages ensure that you enjoy the          • Economy and Premium Economy Seat:
                             Each journey will have you discovering the             destinations just as much as the journey.              Four one way trips using one entitlement
                             amazing diversity and colours of Queensland                                                                   for each journey.
                             from the rainforest to the reef, the city to the       Luggage Check-In
                             outback. Whether you’re a first time train traveller   At attended stations, luggage check-in facilities
                             or an experienced train enthusiast, a Queensland       open one hour prior to departure for 30 minutes.
                             Rail journey is the perfect way to create              At unattended stations, on board staff will assist
                             unforgettable memories.                                with checking luggage upon the train’s arrival.

                                                       Coopers Creek, Daintree                                        Cobbold Gorge                                     Whitehaven Beach

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THURSDAY ISLAND                                                                                                                       BRISBANE

                                                                                                                             SPIRIT OF QUEENSLAND

                WEIPA                                                                                                        SPIRIT OF THE OUTBACK

                                                                                                                             THE WESTLANDER

                                                                                                                             THE INLANDER

                                                                                                                             TILT TRAIN

                                                                                                                             KURANDA SCENIC RAILWAY

                                                                                                                             GULFLANDER
                                                          COOKTOWN
                                                                                                                             SAVANNAHLANDER

                                                                                                                             RAILBUS COACH CONNECTION
                                                               Green Island
                                                                                                                             CITY NETWORK CONNECTION
                                                KURANDA        CAIRNS
                                                                                                                             INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
    KARUMBA
                 NORMANTON                                                                                                   REGIONAL AIRPORT
                                                                TULLY
                                                 MT SURPRISE
                        CROYDON
                                    FORSAYTH                                   Magnetic Island

                                                                              TOWNSVILLE

                                                 CHARTERS TOWERS                                    The Whitsundays
                                                                                                   AIRLIE BEACH
MT ISA     CLONCURRY         RICHMOND                                         PROSERPINE
                  JULIA CREEK           HUGHENDEN                                                       MACKAY

                           WINTON

                                                   BARCALDINE                                                          YEPPOON
                                    LONGREACH                                        EMERALD                          ROCKHAMPTON
                                                                                                                                Heron Island
                                                                    ALPHA
                                                                                                                          GLADSTONE
                                                                                                                              AGNES WATERS
                                                                                                                                           Lady Elliot Island
                                             QUEENSLAND                                                                              BUNDABERG
                                                                                                                                                Fraser Island
                                                                                                                                           HERVEY BAY
                                                                                                                                          MARYBOROUGH
                                                          CHARLEVILLE
                                                                                   MITCHELL
                                       QUILPIE                                                               MILES
                                                                                                 ROMA
                                                                                                                                                  Moreton Island
     SOUTH
                                                                                                                                               BRISBANE
   AUSTRALIA                                                                                                            TOOWOOMBA
                                                 CUNNAMULLA
                                                                                                                                                 GOLD COAST

                                                   NEW SOUTH WALES
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Coastal Rail Experiences
COASTAL RAIL EXPERIENCES

                           Cape Tribulation

                           From beautiful iconic beaches and the Great Barrier Reef to luscious rainforests and laidback cities,
                           discover it all and more on a coastal rail journey. Planning a Queensland coastal rail holiday is easy
                                                                                                                                         Essential Experiences
                           with our great selection of Holiday Packages.
                                                                                                                                         Travel to Hervey Bay between August and
                                                                                                                                         November and spot Humpback whales
                           Fraser Coast                                                                                                  swimming along the coastline.
                           Explore the world’s largest sand island, Fraser Island and discover pristine rainforest, crystal clear
                           lakes and seemingly endless Seventy Five Mile Beach. Home to Australia’s purest dingoes, World
                                                                                                                                         Join a Cathedral Cave Tour and listen to
                           Heritage Listed Fraser Island is only a 30 minute ferry ride from Hervey Bay.                                 the natural acoustics within the Cathedral
                                                                                                                                         Chamber at the Capricorn Caves.
                           Southern Great Barrier Reef & Capricorn Coast
                           Bundaberg is the gateway to the Southern Great Barrier Reef and is only a 15 minute drive from                Cruise to Whitehaven Beach and swim
                           the coastal town of Bargara. Discover the untouched paradise of Town of 1770 and Agnes Water,                 in warm crystal clear water or climb the hill
                           famous for its surf beaches. Journey north and you’ll find Rockhampton, known as the Beef Capital             to enjoy the contrast of beautiful colours
                           of Australia. Enjoy a steak at one of the many steakhouses and attend the weekly rodeos.                      overlooking Hill Inlet.

                           Whitsunday Coast                                                                                              Discover the underwater wonders of the
                           Located midway along the Queensland Coast, the Whitsunday Coast is one of the world’s ultimate                Great Barrier Reef from Cairns or the
                           travel destinations. Easily accessible by a short coach transfer from the Spirit of Queensland, it            Whitsundays.
                           combines white sand beaches, blue waters, reefs and a range of activities to suit everyone.
                                                                                                                                         Take a barefoot stroll along palm fringed
                           Townsville & Magnetic Island                                                                                  Four Mile Beach, Port Douglas.
                           Townsville is the ideal base from which to explore all of North Queensland’s key attractions –
                           rainforests, waterfalls, islands and the Great Barrier Reef. Jump on the ferry and in just 20 minutes         Walk through the rainforest canopy on the
                           you will be on Magnetic Island surrounded by granite boulders and peaceful beaches.                           Daintree Aerial Walkway and take in the
                                                                                                                                         stunning views over McLean’s Creek.
                           Tropical North Queensland
                           Whether you’re beginning or ending your rail experience in Cairns, this vibrant city truly is the gateway     For the perfect blend of reef and rainforest,
                           to Tropical North Queensland. Snorkel or dive the Great Barrier Reef and see the rainforest on a trip         head to Cape Tribulation.
                           to the Daintree Rainforest.

                           Great Barrier Reef                                     Fraser Island                                        The Whitsundays

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Tilt Train

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         COASTAL RAIL EXPERIENCES
Tilt Train

Journey on the Tilt Train to your next Queensland                    Economy Seat                                                                    Timetable
getaway. Ideal for shorter day trips and mini
                                                                     Enjoy the journey in reclinable Economy Seats.
breaks away, the Tilt Train’s regular services                                                                                                       BRISBANE TO BUNDABERG
                                                                     The Economy Seat carriage features two by two
between Brisbane and Rockhampton each week                                                                                                           Distance:             351 kms
                                                                     seating configuration.
provide hassle-free travel.                                                                                                                          Duration:             4 hrs 30 mins
                                                                     •   Comfortable recline seat
The perfect way to escape and travel to the                                                                                                          Brisbane to Bundaberg
Fraser Coast for a spot of whale watching in                         •   Fold down table, reading light and foot rest
                                                                                                                                                     Depart Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sun
Hervey Bay or to explore the World Heritage                          •   Overhead lockers and luggage racks
                                                                                                                                                     Brisbane                    4:55pm
Listed Fraser Island. Or travel further north to the                 •   Drinking fountains and toilets located at the                               Arrive Bundaberg            9:25pm
beaches of 1770 and the Capricorn Coast.                                 end of each carriage
                                                                                                                                                     Bundaberg to Brisbane
Stretch your legs and visit the Galley where                         Business Seat                                                                   Depart Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
you can purchase a selection of meals and                                                                                                            Bundaberg                      5:15am
                                                                     Business Seat carriage features roomy reclinable
refreshments with a focus on Queensland                                                                                                              Arrive Brisbane                9:55am
                                                                     seats, allowing you to stretch out. The carriage
produce. Alternatively an in-seat trolley service is
                                                                     offers a two by one seating configuration, perfect                              BRISBANE TO ROCKHAMPTON
available throughout the journey.
                                                                     for single travellers and couples alike.                                        Distance:            639 kms
Enjoy complimentary onboard entertainment and                                                                                                        Duration:            7 hrs 30 mins
                                                                     •   Comfortable larger recline seat
Wi-Fi available throughout the journey.
                                                                     •   Fold down table, reading light and foot rest                                Brisbane to Rockhampton
Take the RailBus Coach Connection service from                       •   Juice and newspaper when onboard                                            Depart Mon, Tue^, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun^
Maryborough West to Hervey Bay and discover                                                                                                          Brisbane           11:00am ^4:55pm
                                                                     •   Overhead lockers and luggage racks
the Fraser Coast.                                                                                                                                    Arrive Rockhampton 6:45pm ^12:30am
                                                                     •   240 volt power point available near each seat
                                                                     Accessibility facilities are available.                                         Rockhampton to Brisbane
                                                                                                                                                     Depart Daily
                                                                                                                                                     Rockhampton                                            7:10am
  Highlights                                                                                                 TILT TRAIN                              Arrive Brisbane                                        2:50pm
                                                                                                             RAILBUS COACH CONNECTION                Timetable is correct at time of printing and is subject to change without notice.

  Discover World Heritage Listed Fraser Island                                                      YEPPOON
  when you disembark at Maryborough West                                 ROCKHAMPTON                                                                 Rail Fares
  and transfer to Hervey Bay.                                                                GLADSTONE               Heron Island
                                                                                                                                                     PRICE PER PERSON ONE WAY FROM:
                                                                                                                            Lady Elliot Island
                                                                                                                                                     BRISBANE TO BUNDABERG
  See the turtle hatchlings at Mon Repos near
  Bundaberg between mid October and the                                                       BUNDABERG                                              Adult Economy Seat                                                 $58
  end of April.                                                                                                                Fraser Island         Senior Economy Seat                                                $45
                                                                                                                               HERVEY BAY            Adult Business Seat                                                $75
                                                                                                        MARYBOROUGH
  Visit the Bundaberg Distilling Company and                                                                                                         Senior Business Seat                                               $58
  taste the iconic Bundaberg Rum.                                                                                            GYMPIE                  BRISBANE TO ROCKHAMPTON
                                                                                                                             NAMBOUR
                                                                                                                                                     Adult Economy Seat                                                 $102
  Visit Rockhampton and enjoy a steak in the
  ‘Beef Capital of Australia’.                                                                                                                       Senior Economy Seat                                                $68
                                                                                                                              Moreton Island         Adult Business Seat                                                $158
  Discover untouched paradise at the                                                                                                                 Senior Business Seat                                               $93
  Town of 1770.
                                                                                                                    BRISBANE                         For concession eligibility refer to the Booking Conditions on page 35.

                 The prices in this brochure are intended as a guide only. Prices are in Australian Dollars and are per person, unless otherwise specified. Ask your travel agent for our best price.
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Tilt Train Holiday Packages
COASTAL RAIL EXPERIENCES

                                                                                                  4 Day Hervey Bay and Fraser Island Getaway
                                                                                                  HIGHLIGHTS:                                                                   Includes:
                                                                                                  •   Tilt Train                                                                • Return travel on the Tilt Train from Brisbane to
                                                                                                  •   Hervey Bay                                                                  Maryborough West – Economy Seat
                                                                                                  •   Fraser Island                                                             • 3 nights accommodation in Hervey Bay
                                                                                                  •   Maheno Shipwreck                                                          • Full day 4WD Fraser Explorer Day Tour
                                                                                                  •   Seventy Five Mile Beach                                                     -- Buffet lunch at Eurong Beach Resort
                                                                                                  •   Lake McKenzie                                                               -- Return transfers from accommodation
                                                                                                  Day 1: Tilt Train – Brisbane to Hervey Bay                                    • Return RailBus Coach Connection from
                                                                                                  Journey on the Tilt Train this morning and travel                               Maryborough West Railway Station to Hervey Bay
                                                                                                  north to Maryborough West, your connection to the                             • Meals as indicated (B = breakfast, L = lunch)
                                                                         Lake Mackenzie
                                                                                                  Fraser Coast. Transfer to Hervey Bay. Stay the next                           Departs:         Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun from
                                                                                                  three nights at Ramada Hervey Bay.                                                             Brisbane at 11am
                                                                                                  Day 2: Fraser Island                                                          Concludes: Brisbane at 2:50pm
                                                                                                  After breakfast, join a full day 4WD guided tour of
                                                                                                  Fraser Island. Learn about the natural and cultural
                                                                                                  history of Fraser Island. Swim in the crystal clear,                           4 Day Whale Watch Adventure
                                                                                                  blue waters of Lake McKenzie, the island’s most                                Experience the Humpback whales from July to
                                                                                                  beautiful perched lake. Enjoy lunch and a drive                                October in the calm waters of Hervey Bay. With
                                                                                                  along spectacular Seventy Five Mile Beach. Stop                                an added afternoon Whale Watch cruise to the
                                                                                                  to swim in the cool fresh waters of Eli Creek. Visit                           Hervey Bay and Fraser Island Getaway package.
                                                                                                  the Maheno Shipwreck and marvel at the coloured                                FROM PRICE:       TWIN SHARE        SOLE USE
                                                                                                  sands of the Pinnacles. (BL)                                                   Adult                 $905            $1249
                                                                                                  Day 3: Hervey Bay                                                              Senior                $852            $1195
                                                                               Hervey Bay         Spend the day at leisure exploring the beautiful                               Note: From prices valid 15 Jul – 28 Oct 18.
                                                                                                  coastal town of Hervey Bay. Perhaps take a bicycle
                                                           TILT TRAIN                             ride along the picturesque foreshore, visit the Fraser
                                                                                                  Coast Discovery Sphere, or from July to October
                                                           RAILBUS COACH CONNECTION               enjoy a whale watching cruise (Whale Watch
                                                                                                  Adventure option). Explore the Urangan Marina, a
                                                                                                  vibrant marina precinct with resort style shopping
                                                                                                  and an array of restaurants to choose from. (B)
                                    HERVEY BAY          FRASER ISLAND
                                   MARYBOROUGH                                                    Day 4: Hervey Bay to Brisbane                                                 Note: From prices valid 2 Apr – 29 Jun 18, 31 Jan – 31 Mar 19.
                                                                                                  After breakfast, meet your RailBus Coach                                      Other prices apply 30 Jun – 8 Jul, 15 Jul 18 – 30 Jan 19. For
                                                                                                  Connection transfer to Maryborough West Railway                               concession eligibility refer to the Booking Conditions on page 35.
                                                                                                  Station for the Tilt Train journey back to Brisbane.
                                                                                                  Relax in your reclinable seat and take in the passing                         FROM PRICE:                     TWIN SHARE            SOLE USE
                                      BRISBANE                                                                                                                                  Adult                             $675                 $929
                                                                                                  scenery of South East Queensland. (B)
                                                                                                                                                                                Senior                            $622                 $875

                                                                                                  4 Day Town of 1770 Escape
                                                                                                  HIGHLIGHTS:                                                                   Includes:
                                                                                                  •   Tilt Train                                                                • Return travel on the Tilt Train from Brisbane to
                                                                                                  •   Town of 1770                                                                Miriam Vale – Economy Seat
                                                                                                  •   Agnes Water                                                               • 3 nights accommodation in Town of 1770
                                                                                                  •   LARC! Paradise Tour                                                       • Full day LARC! Paradise Tour
                                                                                                  •   Bustard Head Lighthouse                                                     -- Picnic lunch
                                                                                                  •   Middle Island                                                               -- Tour of Bustard Head Lighthouse
                                                                                                  Day 1: Tilt Train – Brisbane to Miriam Vale                                     -- Return transfers from accommodation
                                                                                                  Journey on the Tilt Train this morning and                                    • Return coach transfers from Miriam Vale Railway
                                                                                                  travel from Brisbane to Miriam Vale. Relax in                                   Station to Town of 1770
                                                           Lagoons 1770 Resort & Spa                                                                                            • Meals as indicated (B = breakfast, L = lunch,
                                                                                                  your reclinable seat and enjoy the onboard
                                                                                                  entertainment, or simply take in the panoramic                                  D = dinner)
                                                                                                  views of Queensland’s changing landscape.                                     Departs:         Mon, Thu, Sat from Brisbane at 11am
                                                                                                  On arrival in Miriam Vale, be transferred to your
                                                                                                  accommodation at Town of 1770. Stay the next                                  Concludes: Brisbane at 2:50pm
                                                                                                  three nights at Lagoons 1770 Resort & Spa. (D)
                                                                                                  Day 2: Town of 1770
                                                                                                  Enjoy a leisurely day exploring the Town of 1770.
                                                                                                  This country town by the sea is the perfect place
                                                                                                  to relax and unwind with both still water and surf
                                                                                                  beaches. Watch the spectacular sunset over the
                                                                                                  ocean before heading to the resort’s Plantation
                                                                                                  Bar and Restaurant for dinner. (BD)
                                                                    LARC! Paradise Tour           Day 3: Town of 1770
                                                                                                  Spend the day discovering the National Parks
                                                                               TILT TRAIN         and waterways bordering the picturesque Town
                                                                                                  of 1770 on an amphibious craft, the LARC!
                                                                               COACH
                                                                                                  Climb the Bustard Head Lighthouse tower and
                                                TOWN OF 1770                                      take a guided tour of the lightkeeper’s cottage
                             MIRIAM VALE                                                          museum and restored engine room. End the day
                                                                                                  sandboarding down 35 metre sand dunes at
                                                                                                  Middle Island. (BL)
                                                                                                                                                                                Note: From prices valid 1 Apr – 9 Dec 18, 21 Jan – 31 Mar
                                                                                                  Day 4: Miriam Vale to Brisbane                                                19. For concession eligibility refer to the Booking Conditions on
                                                                                                  Transfer to Miriam Vale Railway Station for the                               page 35.
                                                                                                  Tilt Train journey back to Brisbane. (B)
                                                                                                                                                                                FROM PRICE:                     TWIN SHARE            SOLE USE
                                                                                                                                                                                Adult                             $888                 $1148
                                             BRISBANE                                                                                                                           Senior                            $833                 $1094

                                           The prices in this brochure are intended as a guide only. Prices are in Australian Dollars and are per person, unless otherwise specified. Ask your travel agent for our best price.
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Tilt Train Holiday Packages

                                                                                                                                                                                                                             COASTAL RAIL EXPERIENCES
                                                                          4 Day Bundaberg Breakaway
                                                                          HIGHLIGHTS:                                                                   After exploring the Bundaberg Rum Museum, join
                                                                          •   Tilt Train                                                                an expert Distillery Guide on a guided journey deep
                                                                          •   Bundaberg                                                                 into the heart of the fully operational distillery. (BL)
                                                                          •   Bargara                                                                   Day 4: Tilt Train – Bundaberg to Brisbane
                                                                          •   Hummock Look Out                                                          Transfer to Bundaberg Railway Station for the Tilt
                                                                          •   Lady Musgrave                                                             Train journey back to Brisbane. (B)
                                                                          •   Fruit Farm Tour
                                                                          •   Bundaberg Rum Distillery                                                  Includes:
                                                                                                                                                        • Return travel on the Tilt Train from Brisbane to
                                                                          Day 1: Tilt Train – Brisbane to Bundaberg                                       Bundaberg – Economy Seat
                                                                          Join the Tilt Train in Brisbane and sit back and
Bundaberg Rum Distillery                                                                                                                                • 3 nights accommodation in Bargara
                                                                          relax as you travel north to Bundaberg. Arrive in
                                                                          Bundaberg in the afternoon and transfer to your                               • Full day Lady Musgrave Cruise
                                                                          accommodation in the seaside town of Bargara.                                 • Half day Taste of Bundaberg Tour
                                                                          Make a quick stop at the Hummock Look Out                                     • Entry to Bundaberg Rum Museum and Distillery
                                                                          where you can take in the spectacular views of                                  Experience Tour
                                                                          the ocean to the east and the sugar cane fields                               • Return coach transfers from Bundaberg Railway
                                                                          to the west. Stay the next three nights at Kellys                               Station to Bargara
                                                                          Beach Resort, Bargara.                                                        • Meals as indicated (B = breakfast, L = lunch)
                                                                          Day 2: Lady Musgrave Island                                                   Departs:         Thu from Brisbane at 11am
                                                                          Cruise to Lady Musgrave Island and lagoon,
                                                                                                                                                        Concludes: Brisbane at 2:50pm
                                                                          the largest true coral cay on the outer southern
                                                                          Great Barrier Reef. Spend the day snorkelling the
                                                                          pristine waters or explore the natural beauty of
                                                                          the island on a guided nature walk. (BL)
Lady Musgrave
                                                                          Day 3: Bundaberg
                                                        TILT TRAIN        This morning join a half day guided culinary
                                                                          journey through the Bundaberg region which
                                                        COACH             is known for its abundance and diversity of
                                                                          produce. Visit a fruit farm and learn about
                                 BARGARA                                  farming in this rich agricultural region. There is
                BUNDABERG
                                                                          an opportunity to taste and buy produce along
                                                                          the way.                                                                      Note: From prices valid 5 Apr – 19 Dec 18, 10 Jan – 31 Mar 19.
                                                                                                                                                        $8.50 per person Environmental Management Charge payable
                                                                          Enjoy a visit to the famous Bundaberg Rum
                                                                                                                                                        direct. For concession eligibility refer to the Booking Conditions
                                                                          Distillery in the afternoon. Tour the interactive
                                                                                                                                                        on page 35.
                                                                          Bundaberg Rum Museum and learn about the
                   BRISBANE
                                                                          rich history of Bundaberg Rum.                                                FROM PRICE:                     TWIN SHARE             SOLE USE
                                                                                                                                                        Adult                             $895                  $1119
                                                                                                                                                        Senior                            $822                  $1047

                                                                          5 Day Capricorn Coast Rail & Drive Discovery
                                                                          HIGHLIGHTS:                                                                   Day 5: Tilt Train – Rockhampton to Brisbane
                                                                          •   Tilt Train                                                                Make your own way to the Rockhampton Railway
                                                                          •   Rockhampton                                                               Station for your return rail journey to Brisbane.
                                                                          •   Yeppoon                                                                   Includes:
                                                                          •   Capricorn Caves
                                                                                                                                                        • Return travel on the Tilt Train from Brisbane to
                                                                          •   Cathedral Cave Tour
                                                                                                                                                          Rockhampton – Economy Seat
                                                                          Day 1: Tilt Train – Brisbane to Rockhampton                                   • 2 nights accommodation in Rockhampton
                                                                          This morning depart on the Tilt Train and enjoy                               • 2 nights accommodation in Yeppoon
                                                                          a smooth and comfortable journey between                                      • Cathedral Cave Tour at Capricorn Caves
                                                                          Brisbane and Rockhampton. Overnight at                                        • 3 days car rental
Rockhampton                                                               Empire Apartment Hotel, Rockhampton.
                                                                                                                                                        Departs:         Mon, Tue, Fri, Sun from Brisbane at
                                                                          Day 2: Rockhampton to Yeppoon                                                                  11am
                                                                          Collect your vehicle and travel out to Yeppoon
                                                                          and spend the next two days discovering the                                   Concludes: Brisbane at 2:50pm
                                                                          Capricorn Coast. Explore the small townships
                                                                          and walk along the beautiful beaches. Visit
                                                                          Byfield National Park, a rainforest area only a
                                                                          25 minute drive north of Yeppoon. Stay the next
                                                                          two nights at Salt Yeppoon.
                                                                          Day 3: Yeppoon
                                                                          Spend the morning exploring Yeppoon. Wander
                                                                          along the esplanade with a backdrop of offshore
                                                                          islands and beaches. Visit Keppel Bay Marina,
Capricorn Caves                                                           the largest marina in Northern Australia.
                                                                          Day 4: Capricorn Caves to Rockhampton
                                                                          Explore the Capricorn Caves today. These
                    ROCKHAMPTON             YEPPOON
                                                                          amazing tropical limestone caves offer a beauty
                                                                          different to that of deep underground caves.
                                                                          Take a tour through large caverns with beautiful
                                                                          decorations, rare ferns and massive tree roots
                                                                          and occasionally small bats. The huge domed                                   Note: From prices valid 2 Apr – 3 May, 14 May – 29 Nov 18.
                                                                          Cathedral Cave is renowned for its acoustics.                                 Other prices apply 30 Nov – 16 Dec 18, 7 Jan – 31 Mar 19.
                                                                          At the end of the tour, walk through the pioneer                              Car hire is based on Group B, conditions apply. For concession
                                                                          passage on to a swinging suspended bridge in                                  eligibility refer to the Booking Conditions on page 35.
                                                                          the rainforest. Make the return journey back to
                                                                          Rockhampton and drop off the vehicle at the                                   FROM PRICE:                     TWIN SHARE             SOLE USE
                                           BRISBANE                       Rockhampton city depot. Overnight at Empire                                   Adult                              $813                 $1391
      TILT TRAIN
                                                                          Apartment Hotel, Rockhampton.                                                 Senior                             $746                 $1324

                   The prices in this brochure are intended as a guide only. Prices are in Australian Dollars and are per person, unless otherwise specified. Ask your travel agent for our best price.
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QUEENSLAND RAIL HOLIDAYS - Sunlover Holidays
Spirit of Queensland
COASTAL RAIL EXPERIENCES

                           Reconnect with relaxation when you travel             RailBed                                                   Premium Economy Seat
                           on board the Spirit of Queensland. As you
                                                                                 Relax in an innovative RailBed, a spacious                Sit back, relax and enjoy the changing scenery
                           journey the lush coastline between Brisbane
                                                                                 seat by day, lie-flat bed by night – the first of         as you relax in your reclinable leather Premium
                           and Cairns, experience its contemporary and
                                                                                 its kind in Australia. The bed is made up with            Economy seat. Delight in the generous leg
                           comfortable design.
                                                                                 fresh linen and pillow by friendly staff. You’ll also     room as you enjoy your personal onboard
                           Travelling between Brisbane and Cairns five times     enjoy a towel and amenities pack containing               entertainment, delivering on demand movies,
                           a week, the Spirit of Queensland is a modern          Queensland-sourced products, provided for your            television shows and a selection of music.
                           and comfortable way to travel to spectacular          additional comfort and refreshment.
                                                                                                                                           • Premium leather seat with 30-degree recline
                           Queensland holiday destinations such as the
                                                                                 • Spacious seat by day, with 35-degree                    • On-demand personal entertainment system
                           Whitsundays, Townsville, Cairns and everywhere
                                                                                   seat recline                                              with 8.9-inch widescreen
                           in between.
                                                                                 • Seat converts to lie-flat bed at night                  • 240-volt power point, reading light,
                           Travel in leather Premium Economy seats and           • Fresh bed linen, towel and amenities pack                 drink holder
                           relish the generous legroom, or upgrade to a
                                                                                 • All main meals served directly to your seat,            • Overhead lockers and luggage racks
                           revolutionary RailBed.
                                                                                   included in your fare                                   • Showers, toilets and drinking fountains
                           Relax in the Club Car with fellow travellers,         • On-demand personal entertainment system                   available at the end of each carriage
                           offering a range of light refreshments that can be      with 18.5-inch screen                                   • Luggage – one item checked-in and one item
                           purchased throughout the journey. Or if you are       • 240-volt power point, reading light and                   of carry on luggage not exceeding
                           travelling in a RailBed enjoy all-inclusive meals       drink holder                                              20 kilograms each
                           served directly to your seat.
                                                                                 • Showers, toilets and drinking fountains                 • Accessibility facilities are available
                           However you choose to travel, experience the            available at the end of each carriage
                           revival of long-distance rail travel while enjoying   • Luggage – two items checked-in and one
                           modern conveniences and friendly service. The           item of carry-on luggage not exceeding
                           Spirit of Queensland will have you relaxed from         20 kilograms each
                           the moment you step aboard to the time you
                                                                                 • Accessibility facilities are available
                           arrive at your destination.

                              Highlights
                              From Cairns cruise to the Great Barrier
                              Reef and tropical islands.

                              Board a boat from Airlie Beach and take
                              an unforgettable cruise throughout the
                              picturesque Whitsunday Islands.

                              Explore Magnetic Island just off the coast
                              of Townsville and marvel at the beautiful
                              scenery.

                              Cool off at the Cairns Esplanade Lagoon
                              overlooking Trinity Inlet.
                                                                                                                        RailBed by Night                                Premium Economy Seat

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COASTAL RAIL EXPERIENCES
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Spirit of Queensland

RailBus Coach Connection                                               Timetable                                                                              Rail Fares
With the convenience of the RailBus Coach                              BRISBANE TO CAIRNS                                                                     PRICE PER PERSON ONE WAY FROM:
Connection, getting to your holiday destination                        Distance:                                              1681 kms                        BRISBANE TO AIRLIE BEACH
is even easier. The RailBus service provides a
                                                                       Duration:                                              24 hrs                          Adult Premium Economy Seat                                      $190
transfer from selected train stations to key stops
within a destination.                                                  Brisbane to Cairns (overnight)                                                         Senior Premium Economy Seat                                     $161
                                                                       Departs Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat
RailBus Coach Connection services connect the                                                                                                                 Adult RailBed                                                   $329
below stations and destinations:                                       Brisbane                     3:45pm
                                                                       Proserpine^                  5:52am                                                    Senior RailBed                                                  $288
• Proserpine to Airlie Beach                                           Townsville                   9:08am                                                    BRISBANE TO TOWNSVILLE
• Maryborough West to Hervey Bay                                       Arrive Cairns                4:05pm                                                    Adult Premium Economy Seat                                      $189
Connecting from Proserpine to Airlie Beach                             Cairns to Brisbane (overnight)                                                         Senior Premium Economy Seat                                     $158
provides excellent access to start your                                Departs Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sun
Whitsunday Coast break. Alternatively, explore                                                                                                                Adult RailBed                                                   $332
                                                                       Cairns                       9:00am
the beautiful Fraser Coast and World Heritage                          Townsville                   3:09pm                                                    Senior RailBed                                                  $285
Listed Fraser Island with connections between
                                                                       Proserpine^                  6:31pm                                                    BRISBANE TO CAIRNS
the Maryborough West Railway Station and
                                                                       Maryborough West^            4:57am                                                    Adult Premium Economy Seat                                      $222
Hervey Bay (southbound journeys).
                                                                       Arrive Brisbane              9:20am
Whether you’re discovering the Whitsunday Coast                                                                                                               Senior Premium Economy Seat                                     $185
                                                                       Timetable is correct at time of printing and is subject to change without notice.
and Islands or heading to the Fraser Coast, you                        ^RailBus Coach Connection service available.                                           Adult RailBed                                                   $390
can book your RailBus Coach Connection with
your rail travel. With the combination of frequent                                                                                                            Senior RailBed                                                  $335
rail services and the RailBus Coach Connection                                                                                                                CAIRNS TO AIRLIE BEACH
service included in your fare, exploring the                                                                                                                  Adult Premium Economy Seat                                      $122
                                                                              CAIRNS                              SPIRIT OF QUEENSLAND
Queensland coastline is easy and convenient.
                                                                                                                  RAILBUS COACH CONNECTION                    Senior Premium Economy Seat                                     $104
                                                                              TULLY
                                                                                                                                                              Adult RailBed                                                    N/A
                                                                                           Magnetic Island                                                    Senior RailBed                                                   N/A
                                                                        TOWNSVILLE
                                                                                                      The Whitsundays                                         CAIRNS TO HERVEY BAY
                                                                                                                          GR

                                                                                PROSERPINE            AIRLIE BEACH
                                                                                                                                                              Adult Premium Economy Seat                                      $224
                                                                                                                           EA
                                                                                                                             TB

                                                                                                         MACKAY
                                                                                                                                AR

                                                                                                                                     R                        Senior Premium Economy Seat                                     $181
                                                                                                                                  RI

                                                                                                                                         RE
                                                                                                                                   E

                                                                                                                                              EF
                                                                                                                                                              Adult RailBed                                                   $375
                                                                                                                                                              Senior RailBed                                                  $314
                                                                                                                        YEPPOON
                                                                                               ROCKHAMPTON
                                                                                                                               Heron Island                   CAIRNS TO BRISBANE
                                                                                                             GLADSTONE
                                                                                                                                         Lady Elliot Island
                                                                                                                                                              Adult Premium Economy Seat                                      $222
                                                                                                               BUNDABERG             Fraser Island
                                                                                                                                     HERVEY BAY               Senior Premium Economy Seat                                     $185
                                                                                                               MARYBOROUGH
                                                                                                                                                              Adult RailBed                                                   $390
                                                                                                                                                              Senior RailBed                                                  $335
                                                                                                                                      BRISBANE                For concession eligibility refer to the Booking Conditions on page 35.
                                     RailBed Meal Service

                 The prices in this brochure are intended as a guide only. Prices are in Australian Dollars and are per person, unless otherwise specified. Ask your travel agent for our best price.
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Spirit of Queensland Holiday Packages
COASTAL RAIL EXPERIENCES

                                                                                                       5 Day Airlie Beach Escape
                                                                                                       HIGHLIGHTS:                                                                   Includes:
                                                                                                       •   Spirit of Queensland                                                      • One way overnight travel on the Spirit of
                                                                                                       •   Airlie Beach                                                                Queensland from Brisbane to Proserpine – RailBed
                                                                                                       •   Whitehaven Beach                                                          • 3 nights accommodation in Airlie Beach
                                                                                                       •   Hamilton Island                                                           • Sundowner Sunset Cruise
                                                                                                       •   Hill Inlet                                                                • Full day Whitehaven Beach and Hamilton Island
                                                                                                       •   Sunset Cruise                                                               Cruise
                                                                                                       Day 1: Spirit of Queensland – Brisbane to                                     • One way RailBus Coach Connection from
                                                                                                                                                                                       Proserpine Railway Station to Airlie Beach
                                                                                                       Proserpine
                                                                                                       Join the Spirit of Queensland this afternoon and                                accommodation
                                                                                       Hill Inlet                                                                                    • Meals as indicated (L = lunch, D = dinner)
                                                                                                       travel north overnight to Proserpine. Enjoy the
                                                                                                       culinary delights prepared using Queensland’s                                 Departs:         Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri from Brisbane at
                                                                                                       fresh produce. Overnight on board the Spirit of                                                3:45pm
                                                                                                       Queensland. (D)
                                                                                                                                                                                     Concludes: Airlie Beach
                                                                                                       Day 2: Proserpine to Airlie Beach
                                                                                                       On arrival in Proserpine, transfer to Airlie Beach
                                                                                                       on the RailBus Coach Connection to your
                                                                                                       accommodation. Stay the next three nights at Airlie
                                                                                                       Beach Hotel. (B)
                                                                                                       Day 3: Airlie Beach
                                                                                                       Spend the day at leisure exploring the village of
                                                                                                       Airlie Beach. Soak up its relaxed atmosphere
                                                                                                       and collection of eclectic shops and cafés. In the
                                                                                   Airlie Beach        afternoon enjoy a Whitsunday sunset as you cruise
                                                                                                       around Pioneer Bay on a purposed-built catamaran.
                                                                 SPIRIT OF QUEENSLAND                  Stop at Turtle Bay for some turtle spotting.
                                    AIRLIE BEACH
                                PROSERPINE                       RAILBUS COACH CONNECTION              Day 4: Whitehaven Beach and Hamilton Island
                                                                                                       Cruise
                                                                                                       Cruise through the magnificent Whitsundays
                                                                                                       islands to Whitehaven Beach and Hamilton Island.
                                                                                                       Step ashore and explore at each island and enjoy
                                                                                                       a delicious lunch on Hamilton Island. (L)                                     Note: From prices valid 23 Apr – 23 Dec 18, 7 Jan – 31 Mar
                                                                                                                                                                                     19. For concession eligibility refer to the Booking Conditions on
                                                                                                       Day 5: Airlie Beach                                                           page 35.
                                                                                                       Your holiday concludes this morning upon
                                                                                                       check-out from the hotel.                                                     FROM PRICE:                     TWIN SHARE            SOLE USE
                                                                                                                                                                                     Adult                             $809                 $1013
                                                      BRISBANE                                                                                                                       Senior                            $768                 $973

                                                                                                       6 Day Hamilton Island Getaway
                                                                                                       HIGHLIGHTS:                                                                   Day 6: Hamilton Island
                                                                                                       •   Spirit of Queensland                                                      Your holiday concludes this morning upon check-out
                                                                                                       •   Hamilton Island                                                           from the hotel. (B)
                                                                                                       •   Great Barrier Reef
                                                                                                                                                                                     Includes:
                                                                                                       •   Snorkelling on Hardy Reef
                                                                                                                                                                                     • One way overnight travel on the Spirit of
                                                                                                       Day 1: Spirit of Queensland – Brisbane to                                       Queensland from Brisbane to Proserpine – RailBed
                                                                                                       Proserpine                                                                    • 4 nights accommodation on Hamilton Island
                                                                                                       Join the Spirit of Queensland this afternoon and                              • Full day Great Barrier Reef Adventures Tour
                                                                                                       travel overnight to Proserpine. Overnight on board                            • One way RailBus Coach Connection from
                                                                                                       the Spirit of Queensland. (D)                                                   Proserpine Railway Station to Port of Airlie
                           Great Barrier Reef
                                                                                                       Day 2: Proserpine to Hamilton Island                                          • One way launch transfer from Port of Airlie to
                                                                                                       Arrive in Proserpine this morning and transfer to the                           Hamilton Island Marina
                                                                                                       Port of Airlie to meet the ferry to Hamilton Island.                          • Return transfers from Hamilton Island Marina to
                                                                                                       Explore the island at leisure. Stay the next four nights                        Hamilton Island accommodation
                                                                                                       at Reef View Hotel Hamilton Island. (B)                                       • Unlimited use of the Hamilton Island Shuttle
                                                                                                                                                                                       service
                                                                                                       Day 3: Hamilton Island
                                                                                                       Hamilton Island is surrounded by idyllic coral fringed                        • Meals as indicated (B = breakfast, L = lunch,
                                                                                                       beaches and is the perfect base for the ultimate                                D = dinner)
                                                                                                       Great Barrier Reef experience. Explore the many                               Departs:         Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat from Brisbane
                                                                                                       facilities, shops and eateries on the island. (B)                                              at 3:45pm
                                                                                                       Day 4: Great Barrier Reef Cruise                                              Concludes: Hamilton Island
                                                                                                       Experience the underwater playground on a full
                                                                                                       day cruise to the Great Barrier Reef. Cruise out to
                           Reef View Hotel, Hamilton Island
                                                                                                       a permanent pontoon adjacent to spectacular coral
                                                                                                       walls. View the reef and its colourful fish as you
                                                                                                       snorkel in the clear blue waters. (BL)
                                                    AIRLIE BEACH
                                                                         Hamilton Island               Day 5: Hamilton Island
                                                   PROSERPINE                                          Spend the day exploring the island or join one
                                                                                                       of the many excursions available to explore the
                                                                                                       Whitsundays (own expense). On the island be
                                                                                                       spoiled for choice with many activities including
                                                                                                       snorkelling, sea kayaking and scenic helicopter                               Note: From prices valid 1 Apr – 20 Dec 18, 6 Jan – 31 Mar
                                                                                                       flights (own expense). Or perhaps you’d prefer to                             19. For concession eligibility refer to the Booking Conditions on
                                  SPIRIT OF QUEENSLAND                                                 do nothing at all and simply relax around one of six                          page 35.
                                                                                                       pools or on stunning Catseye Beach. (B)                                       FROM PRICE:                     TWIN SHARE            SOLE USE
                                  RAILBUS COACH CONNECTION
                                                                         BRISBANE                                                                                                    Adult                             $1389                $2129
                                  BOAT TRANSFER                                                                                                                                      Senior                            $1324                $2064

                                                The prices in this brochure are intended as a guide only. Prices are in Australian Dollars and are per person, unless otherwise specified. Ask your travel agent for our best price.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                COASTAL RAIL EXPERIENCES
                                                                7 Day Townsville and Magnetic Island
                                                                HIGHLIGHTS:                                                                   Day 6: Magnetic Island
                                                                •   Spirit of Queensland                                                      Spend the day discovering the magic of Magnetic
                                                                •   Townsville                                                                Island as you explore the landscape of the island
                                                                •   Reef HQ Aquarium                                                          from pine forests to rocky granite headlands
                                                                                                                                              and beaches.
                                                                •   Museum of Tropical North Queensland
                                                                •   Magnetic Island                                                           Day 7: Magnetic Island to Townsville
                                                                •   Bungalow Bay Koala Sanctuary                                              Travel by ferry back to the mainland, where your
                                                                                                                                              holiday concludes.
                                                                Day 1: Spirit of Queensland – Brisbane to
                                                                Townsville                                                                    Includes:
                                                                Join the Spirit of Queensland this afternoon and
                                       Magnetic Island                                                                                        • One way overnight travel on the Spirit of
                                                                travel north overnight to Townsville. Overnight
                                                                                                                                                Queensland from Brisbane to Townsville – RailBed
                                                                on board the Spirit of Queensland. (D)
                                                                                                                                              • 2 nights accommodation in Townsville
                                                                Day 2: Townsville                                                             • 3 nights accommodation on Magnetic Island
                                                                Arrive in Townsville this morning and spend the                               • Townsville Scenic Tour
                                                                rest of the day at leisure. Stay the next two nights                          • Tropic Highlights Pass:
                                                                at The Ville Resort-Casino, Townsville. (B)                                     -- Admission to Reef HQ and Museum of Tropical
                                                                Day 3: Townsville                                                                  North Queensland
                                                                Visit the world’s largest living coral reef aquarium,                           -- Return ferry transfers from Townsville to
                                                                Reef HQ. Then head next door to the Museum of                                      Magnetic Island
                                                                Tropical Queensland where you can learn about                                   -- All day Magnetic Island bus pass
                                                                the history and heritage of North Queensland. This                            • One way transfer from Townsville Railway Station
                                                                afternoon, join a Townsville scenic tour and take                               to Townsville accommodation
                                                                in the iconic sights including Palmer Street, Castle                          • Meals as indicated (B = breakfast, D = dinner)
                                Castle Hill, Townsville         Hill and The Strand. (B)
                                                                                                                                              Departs:         Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat from Brisbane
                                                                Day 4: Townsville to Magnetic Island                                                           at 3:45pm
                               SPIRIT OF QUEENSLAND             Cruise to beautiful Magnetic Island on board a high
                                                                speed catamaran and pre-check into your hotel                                 Concludes: Townsville
                               BOAT TRANSFER
                                                                located walking distance from the ferry terminal.
                        Magnetic Island                         Stay the next three nights at Grand Mercure
    TOWNSVILLE
                                                                Apartments, Magnetic Island. (B)                                              Note: From prices valid 13 – 22 Apr, 24 Apr – 17 Jun, 6 Jul – 9
                                                                                                                                              Sep, 5 Oct – 16 Dec 18, 4 – 6 Jan, 11 Jan – 31 Mar 19. Other
                                                                Day 5: Magnetic Island
                                                                                                                                              prices apply 2 – 12 Apr, 18 Jun – 5 Jul, 10 Sep – 4 Oct, 17
                                                                Today take advantage of your all day bus pass to
                                                                                                                                              – 21 Dec, 31 Dec 18 – 3 Jan, 7 – 10 Jan 19. For concession
                                                                explore the island’s beautiful bays and beaches at
                                                                                                                                              eligibility refer to the Booking Conditions on page 35.
                                                                leisure. Visit the Bungalow Bay Koala Sanctuary
                                                                located on the island and meet native wildlife.                               FROM PRICE:                     TWIN SHARE         SOLE USE
                                                                                                                                              Adult                             $1159             $1762
                           BRISBANE                                                                                                           Senior                            $1112             $1715

                                                                5 Day Cairns Escape
                                                                HIGHLIGHTS:                                                                   Day 5: Cairns
                                                                •   Spirit of Queensland                                                      Your holiday concludes this morning upon check-out
                                                                •   Cairns                                                                    from the hotel. (B)
                                                                •   Barron Falls                                                              Includes:
                                                                •   Flecker Botanical Gardens
                                                                                                                                              • One way overnight travel on the Spirit of
                                                                •   Palm Cove
                                                                                                                                                Queensland from Brisbane to Cairns – RailBed
                                                                Day 1: Spirit of Queensland – Brisbane to Cairns                              • 3 nights accommodation in Cairns
                                                                Join the Spirit of Queensland this afternoon and                              • Cairns by Day and By Night Tour
                                                                travel north to Cairns. Overnight on board the Spirit                         • Meals as indicated (B = breakfast, L = lunch,
                                                                of Queensland. (D)                                                              D = dinner)
                                                   Cairns
                                                                Day 2: Cairns                                                                 Departs:         Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri from Brisbane at
                                                                Sit back and relax as you journey through the                                                  3:45pm
                                                                sugar cane fields of North Queensland, arriving
                                                                into Cairns this afternoon. Transfer to your                                  Concludes: Cairns
                                                                accommodation in Cairns. Stay the next three
                                                                nights at Coral Tree Inn. (BL)
                                                                                                                                               Day Tour Options
                                                                Day 3: Cairns                                                                  PRICE PER PERSON:
                                                                Explore the highlights of Cairns history and heritage.                         Kuranda, Scenic Rail & Skyrail $164
                                                                Visit St Monica’s Cathedral featuring one of the                               Cape Tribulation and Daintree $214
                                                                World’s largest themed stained glass windows.                                  Half Day Green Island and Semi Submersible
                                                                Take a guided walk through Flecker Botanical                                   Tour $135
                                                                Gardens and wander along the butterfly lined
                                                                pathways under the tropical canopy. Travel to the
                                              Palm Cove         lower Barron Falls and marvel at the stunning views
                                                                from the lookout. Visit Palm Cove and stroll along
                                                                the jetty.
                               SPIRIT OF QUEENSLAND
CAIRNS                                                          This evening cruise the calm waters of Trinity Inlet,
                                                                for a night of dining, entertainment and panoramic
                                                                mountain and city views. (BD)
                                                                Day 4: Cairns
                                                                Spend the day at leisure exploring the city of
                                                                Cairns independently. Alternatively, choose from                              Note: From prices valid 1 – 22 Apr, 24 Apr – 23 Dec 18, 26 Dec
                                                                a range of full day tours including Kuranda and                               18 – 31 Mar 19. For concession eligibility refer to the Booking
                                                                the scenic railway, Cape Tribulation and Daintree                             Conditions on page 35.
                                                                or Green Island. (B)
                                                                                                                                              FROM PRICE:                     TWIN SHARE         SOLE USE
                                                                                                                                              Adult                             $849              $1066
                      BRISBANE                                                                                                                Senior                            $794              $1012

         The prices in this brochure are intended as a guide only. Prices are in Australian Dollars and are per person, unless otherwise specified. Ask your travel agent for our best price.
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Spirit of Queensland Holiday Packages
COASTAL RAIL EXPERIENCES

                                                                                                        7 Day Cairns Rail and Reef
                                                                                                        HIGHLIGHTS:                                                                   Day 6: Cairns
                                                                                                        •   Spirit of Queensland                                                      Spend the day at leisure exploring Cairns. The city
                                                                                                        •   Cairns                                                                    prides itself on its cultural heritage with a focus on
                                                                                                        •   Kuranda Scenic Railway                                                    Indigenous culture. Visit the wide range of shops
                                                                                                                                                                                      and restaurants, spend time at the Cairns Esplanade
                                                                                                        •   Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
                                                                                                                                                                                      Lagoon and visit the Cairns Night Markets. (B)
                                                                                                        •   Great Barrier Reef
                                                                                                        Day 1: Spirit of Queensland – Brisbane to Cairns                              Day 7: Cairns
                                                                                                        Join the Spirit of Queensland and travel to Cairns.                           Your holiday concludes this morning upon check-out
                                                                                                        Overnight on board the Spirit of Queensland. (D)                              from the hotel. (B)

                                                                Skyrail Rainforest Cableway             Day 2: Cairns                                                                 Includes:
                                                                                                        Arrive into Cairns this afternoon and transfer to                             • One way overnight travel on the Spirit of
                                                                                                        your accommodation. Stay the next five nights at                                Queensland from Brisbane to Cairns – RailBed
                                                                                                        DoubleTree by Hilton, Cairns. (BL)                                            • 5 nights accommodation in Cairns
                                                                                                                                                                                      • Half day Cairns City Sights Tour
                                                                                                        Day 3: Great Barrier Reef Cruise
                                                                                                        Discover the underwater world on a full day cruise                            • Full day Grand Kuranda Tour
                                                                                                        to the Great Barrier Reef. Spend up to five hours at                          • Full day Outer Great Barrier Reef Cruise
                                                                                                        the Marine World pontoon snorkelling, witness a fish                          • Meals as indicated (B = breakfast, L = lunch,
                                                                                                        feeding presentation and take a glass bottom boat                               D = dinner)
                                                                                                        tour. (BL)                                                                    Departs:         Mon, Tue, Fri, Sat from Brisbane at
                                                                                                        Day 4: Cairns                                                                                  3:45pm
                                                                                                        Spend the morning at leisure before enjoying an                               Concludes: Cairns
                                                                                                        afternoon tour taking in the natural beauty and
                                                                                                        unique history of Cairns. Visit the harbour and
                                                           Marine World, Great Barrier Reef
                                                                                                        wharves and spend time at the Cairns museum.
                                                                                                        Discover the beauty of the largest themed stained
                                      KURANDA                       KURANDA SCENIC RAILWAY              glass windows at St Monica’s Cathedral and the
                                         CAIRNS                                                         Cairns Botanic Gardens. (B)
                                                                    SPIRIT OF QUEENSLAND
                                                                                                        Day 5: Kuranda
                                                                                                        Travel by the famous Kuranda Scenic Railway to                                Note: From prices valid 1 – 20 Apr, 23 Apr – 6 May, 11 – 20
                                                                                                        Kuranda Village. Enjoy a spectacular journey through                          May, 25 – 27 May, 1 – 10 Jun, 15 – 25 Jun, 2 – 4 Nov, 7
                                                                                                        picturesque scenery. Explore the Australian Butterfly                         Nov – 2 Dec, 7 – 20 Dec, 24 – 27 Dec, 29 Dec 18 – 31 Mar
                                                                                                        Sanctuary. Visit the Rainforestation Nature Park                              19. Other prices apply 26 Jun – 12 Oct, 15 – 29 Oct, 30 Oct – 1
                                                                                                        and take a rainforest tour on the Amphibious Army                             Nov 18. For concession eligibility refer to the Booking Conditions
                                                                                                        Duck before enjoying the Pamagirri Aboriginal Dance                           on page 35.
                                                                                                        Show. Explore the Koala and Wildlife Park then                                FROM PRICE:                     TWIN SHARE           SOLE USE
                                                                                                        board the Skyrail Cableway back to Cairns. (BL)                               Adult                             $1575               $2049
                                                                BRISBANE                                                                                                              Senior                            $1519               $1994

                                                                                                        7 Day Cape Tribulation and Cooktown
                                                                                                        HIGHLIGHTS:                                                                   Day 6: Cairns
                                                                                                        •   Spirit of Queensland                                                      Spend the day at leisure exploring Cairns. Visit the
                                                                                                        •   Cape Tribulation                                                          wide range of shops and restaurants, relax at Cairns
                                                                                                        •   Cooktown                                                                  Esplanade Lagoon and browse the Cairns Night
                                                                                                                                                                                      Markets on the Esplanade.
                                                                                                        •   Bloomfield Track
                                                                                                        •   Daintree River Cruise                                                     Day 7: Cairns
                                                                                                        Day 1: Spirit of Queensland – Brisbane to Cairns                              Your holiday concludes upon check-out from
                                                                                                        Join the Spirit of Queensland this afternoon and                              the hotel.
                                                                                                        travel north overnight to Cairns. Overnight on board                          Includes:
                                                                                                        the Spirit of Queensland. (D)
                           Bloomfield Track                                                                                                                                           • One way overnight travel on the Spirit of
                                                                                                        Day 2: Cairns                                                                   Queensland from Brisbane to Cairns – RailBed
                                                                                                        This morning the train passes through the sugar                               • 3 nights accommodation in Cairns
                                                                                                        cane fields of North Queensland. Arrive into Cairns                           • 1 night accommodation in Cape Tribulation
                                                                                                        and make your own way to Novotel Cairns Oasis                                 • 1 night accommodation in Cooktown
                                                                                                        Resort. (BL)                                                                  • 4WD touring of Daintree, Cape Tribulation and
                                                                                                        Day 3: Cairns to Cape Tribulation                                               Cooktown
                                                                                                        Travel north along the scenic route to Mossman.                               • Meals as indicated (B = breakfast, L = lunch,
                                                                                                        Experience a Daintree River Cruise, before enjoying                             D = dinner)
                                                                                                        a barbecue lunch. Drive along the 4WD Bloomfield                              Departs:         Mon, Fri from Brisbane at 3:45pm
                                                                                                        Track to Emmagen Creek. Stay overnight at
                                                                                                        the Daintree Heritage Lodge and Spa, Cape                                     Concludes: Cairns
                                                                                                        Tribulation. (L)
                                                                                                        Day 4: Cape Tribulation to Cooktown
                           Cooktown
                                                                                                        Today continue travelling through the heart of this
                                                                                                        World Heritage Listed area on the Bloomfield Track.
                                    COOKTOWN                           SPIRIT OF QUEENSLAND             Visit one of North Queensland’s oldest running
                              CAPE TRIBULATION
                                                                       COACH                            pubs, the Lions Den Hotel. Discover the mysterious
                                         CAIRNS                                                         Black Mountain steeped in Aboriginal legend before
                                                                                                        arriving in Cooktown. Stay overnight at Sovereign
                                                                                                        Resort Hotel, Cooktown. (BL)
                                                                                                        Day 5: Cooktown to Cairns
                                                                                                        Spend the day exploring Cooktown at leisure. Walk                             Note: From prices valid 1 Apr – 24 Jun, 2 Nov – 23 Dec, 31
                                                                                                        the trails that surround Cooktown’s heritage and                              Dec 18 – 31 Mar 19. Other prices apply 25 Jun –1 Nov 18. For
                                                                                                        scenic rim. This afternoon depart Cooktown, before                            concession eligibility refer to the Booking Conditions on page 35.
                                                                                                        arriving in Cairns. Stay the next two nights at Novotel                       FROM PRICE:                     TWIN SHARE           SOLE USE
                                                                                                        Cairns Oasis Resort.                                                          Adult                             $1640               $2182
                                                              BRISBANE                                                                                                                Senior                            $1585               $2127

                                                 The prices in this brochure are intended as a guide only. Prices are in Australian Dollars and are per person, unless otherwise specified. Ask your travel agent for our best price.
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Spirit of Queensland Holiday Packages

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                COASTAL RAIL EXPERIENCES
                                                                             8 Day Port Douglas Escape
                                                                             HIGHLIGHTS:                                                                   Day 7: Cairns
                                                                             •   Spirit of Queensland • Port Douglas                                       Spend the day at leisure exploring the city of Cairns.
                                                                             •   Sunset Sail • Cape Tribulation and Daintree                               Take a relaxing stroll along the foreshore or spend
                                                                             •   Cairns • Kuranda Scenic Railway                                           time at the Cairns Esplanade Lagoon. (B)
                                                                             •   Skyrail Rainforest Cableway                                               Day 8: Cairns
                                                                             Day 1: Spirit of Queensland – Brisbane to Cairns                              Your holiday concludes after breakfast. (B)
                                                                             Join the Spirit of Queensland this afternoon and
                                                                                                                                                           Includes:
                                                                             travel to Cairns. Overnight on board the Spirit of
                                                                             Queensland. (D)                                                               • One way overnight travel on the Spirit of
                                                                                                                                                             Queensland from Brisbane to Cairns – RailBed
                                                             Daintree        Day 2: Port Douglas                                                           • 3 nights accommodation in Port Douglas
                                                                             Arrive into Cairns this afternoon and transfer to your                        • 3 nights accommodation in Cairns
                                                                             Port Douglas accommodation. Stay the next three                               • Full day Cape Tribulation and Daintree
                                                                             nights at Regal Port Douglas. (BL)
                                                                                                                                                             Rainforest Tour
                                                                             Day 3: Cape Tribulation and Daintree                                          • Sailaway Sunset Sail Cruise
                                                                             Enjoy a day exploring Cape Tribulation and the                                • Full day Kuranda, Scenic Rail and Skyrail Tour
                                                                             Daintree. Enjoy a relaxing cruise along the Daintree                          • One way coach transfers from Cairns Railway
                                                                             River and continue onto Alexandra Lookout. After a                              Station to Port Douglas
                                                                             tropical lunch, discover Cape Tribulation on a guided                         • One way coach transfers from Port Douglas
                                                                             rainforest and beach walk. (L)                                                  to Cairns accommodation
                                                                             Day 4: Port Douglas                                                           • Meals as indicated (B = breakfast, L = lunch,
                                                                             Spend the day at leisure exploring the vibrant village                          D = dinner)
                                                                             of Port Douglas. Soak up the peace and tranquillity                           Departs:         Mon, Tue, Fri, Sat from Brisbane at
                                                                             of a tropical sunset over the Coral Sea, take in the                                           3:45pm
                                   Four Mile Beach, Port Douglas             ambient atmosphere and the spectacular mountain
                                                                             views while enjoying a drink and canapés on a                                 Concludes: Cairns
                                         SPIRIT OF QUEENSLAND                relaxing twilight cruise.

CAPE TRIBULATION                         KURANDA SCENIC RAILWAY              Day 5: Port Douglas to Cairns
  PORT DOUGLAS                                                               This morning transfer to Cairns on one of the most
      KURANDA                            COACH
                    CAIRNS                                                   scenic drives in Australia. Stay the next three nights
                                                                             at Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort.                                               Note: From prices valid 2 Apr – 4 May, 7 – 18 May, 21 – 25 May,
                                                                                                                                                           28 May – 8 Jun, 11 – 24 Jun, 29 Oct – 30 Dec 18, 1 Jan – 31
                                                                             Day 6: Kuranda                                                                Mar 19. Other prices apply 25 Jun – 28 Oct 18. $3.25 per
                                                                             Today travel on board the Kuranda Scenic Railway                              person Environmental Management Charge payable direct. For
                                                                             and take in the spectacular views as you wind your                            concession eligibility refer to the Booking Conditions on page 35.
                                                                             way up to Kuranda. Spend time exploring the village
                                                                             of Kuranda. Depart Kuranda on the Skyrail and                                 FROM PRICE:                     TWIN SHARE            SOLE USE
                                                                             glide above the canopy of World Heritage Listed                               Adult                             $1676                $2525
                            BRISBANE                                         rainforest. (B)                                                               Senior                            $1622                $2470

                                                                             8 Day Southern Coastal Rail Explorer
                                                                             HIGHLIGHTS:                                                                   Day 7: Spirit of Queensland – Proserpine to
                                                                             •   Spirit of Queensland                                                      Brisbane
                                                                             •   Mission Beach                                                             This morning is at leisure, before transferring back
                                                                             •   Dunk Island                                                               to Proserpine on the RailBus Coach Connection to
                                                                             •   Airlie Beach                                                              re-join the Spirit of Queensland and continue your
                                                                             •   Whitehaven Beach                                                          southbound trip. Overnight on board the Spirit of
                                                                                                                                                           Queensland. (D)
                                                                             Day 1: Spirit of Queensland – Cairns to Tully
                                                                             Join the Spirit of Queensland this morning and travel                         Day 8: Brisbane
                                                                             from Cairns to Tully. On arrival in Tully, be transferred                     Arrive into Brisbane this afternoon, where your
                                                                             to your accommodation at Mission Beach. Stay the                              holiday concludes. (B)
Castaways Resort and Spa                                                     next three nights at Castaways Resort and Spa,
                                                                                                                                                           Includes:
                                                                             Mission Beach.
                                                                                                                                                           • One way travel on the Spirit of Queensland from
                                                                             Day 2: Dunk Island                                                              Cairns to Tully, Tully to Proserpine – Premium
                                                                             Take a ten minute ride on the water taxi to Dunk                                Economy Seat
                                                                             Island. Spend the day discovering the natural beauty                          • One way overnight travel on the Spirit of
                                                                             of the island. (B)                                                              Queensland from Proserpine to Brisbane – RailBed
                                                                             Day 3: Mission Beach                                                          • 3 nights accommodation in Mission Beach
                                                                             Enjoy a leisurely day exploring Mission Beach. Discover                       • 3 nights accommodation in Airlie Beach
                                                                             the beaches by kayak, fish from the beach or hire a                           • Return water taxi transfers to Dunk Island
                                                                             boat to a deserted tropical island (all own expense). (B)                     • Full day Whitehaven Sailing Cruise
                                                                                                                                                           • Return transfers from Tully Railway Station to
                                                                             Day 4: Spirit of Queensland – Tully to Proserpine
                                                                                                                                                             Mission Beach accommodation
                                                                             Transfer from your accommodation back to Tully to
                                                                             re-join the Spirit of Queensland. Wind your way down                          • Return RailBus Coach Connection from Proserpine
Whitehaven Beach                                                                                                                                             Railway Station to Airlie Beach accommodation
                                                                             the coast and arrive in the early evening at Proserpine.
                                                                             Transfer by RailBus Coach Connection to your                                  • Meals as indicated (B = breakfast, L = lunch,
                                       SPIRIT OF QUEENSLAND                  accommodation in Airlie Beach. Stay the next three                              D = dinner)
                   CAIRNS              RAILBUS COACH CONNECTION              nights at Airlie Beach Hotel. (B)                                             Departs:         Mon, Fri from Cairns at 9am
          MISSION BEACH                                                      Day 5: Whitehaven
                   TULLY                                                                                                                                   Concludes: Brisbane at 9:20am
                                                                             Sail to Whitehaven on board the heritage yacht Lady
                   PROSERPINE          AIRLIE BEACH                          Enid. Spend time swimming at Whitehaven Beach
                                                                             and Betty’s Beach, take a guided walk to Hill Inlet and
                                                                             snorkel the pristine Whitsunday Island coral reefs. (L)                       Note: From prices valid 23 Apr – 23 Dec 18, 7 Jan – 31 Mar
                                                                                                                                                           19. For concession eligibility refer to the Booking Conditions on
                                                                             Day 6: Airlie Beach                                                           page 35.
                                                                             Spend the day at leisure exploring the village of Airlie
                                                                                                                                                           FROM PRICE:                     TWIN SHARE            SOLE USE
                                                                             Beach with its relaxed atmosphere and collection of
                                                                             eclectic shops and cafés.                                                     Adult                             $1452                $2039
                                       BRISBANE                                                                                                            Senior                            $1391                $1978

                      The prices in this brochure are intended as a guide only. Prices are in Australian Dollars and are per person, unless otherwise specified. Ask your travel agent for our best price.
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Spirit of Queensland Holiday Packages
COASTAL RAIL EXPERIENCES

                           13 Day Northern Coastal Rail Explorer

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Airlie Beach

                                                                                                     HIGHLIGHTS:                                                                   Day 10: Cairns
                                                                                                     •   Spirit of Queensland                                                      Spend the morning at leisure. This afternoon enjoy
                                                                                                     •   Airlie Beach                                                              the Cairns Aquarium. Be guided through ten
                                                                                                     •   Townsville                                                                amazing North Queensland ecosystems from the
                                                                                                                                                                                   world’s most ancient rainforest to the world’s largest
                                                                                                     •   Hidden Valley
                                                                                                                                                                                   coral reef. (B)
                                                                                                     •   Cairns
                                                                                                     •   Paronella Park                                                            Day 11: Paronella Park
                                                                                                     •   Cape Tribulation                                                          Head south of Cairns and experience the beauty
                                                                                                     •   Daintree Rainforest                                                       of the Atherton Tablelands World Heritage Listed
                                                                                                                                                                                   rainforest and Paronella Park. Spend two hours
                                                                                                     Day 1: Spirit of Queensland – Brisbane to                                     exploring Paronella Park, the Spainish Castle in the
                                                                                                     Proserpine                                                                    rainforest. (BL)
                                                                                                     Join the Spirit of Queensland and travel to Proserpine.
                                                                                                     Overnight on board the Spirit of Queensland. (D)                              Day 12: Cape Tribulation and Daintree
                                                                             Wallaman Falls                                                                                        Enjoy the Cape Tribulation and Daintree tour. Cruise
                                                                                                     Day 2: Proserpine to Airlie Beach                                             along the Daintree River before lunch. Continue
                                                                                                     Arrive in Proserpine this morning and transfer to Airlie                      to Cape Tribulation Beach and take a walk along
                                                                                                     Beach. Stay the next three nights at Coral Sea Resort,                        the beach. Stop at Alexandra Lookout en route to
                                                                                                     Airlie Beach. (B)                                                             Mossman Gorge where your driver/guide will take
                                                                                                     Day 3: Whitehaven Beach and Hamilton Island Cruise                            you on a guided walk. (BL)
                                                                                                     Cruise through the magnificent Whitsundays to                                 Day 13: Cairns
                                                                                                     Whitehaven Beach and Hamilton Island. Step ashore                             Your holiday concludes this morning upon check-out
                                                                                                     and explore at each island and enjoy a delicious                              from the hotel. (B)
                                                                                                     lunch on Hamilton Island. (BL)
                                                                                                                                                                                   Includes:
                                                                                                     Day 4: Airlie Beach
                                                                                                     Enjoy a day at leisure to relax or explore Airlie Beach. (B)                  • One way overnight travel on the Spirit of
                                                                                                                                                                                     Queensland from Brisbane to Proserpine – RailBed
                                                                                                     Day 5: Spirit of Queensland – Airlie Beach to                                 • One way travel on the Spirit of Queensland from
                                                                                                     Townsville                                                                      Proserpine to Townsville – Premium Economy Seat
                                                                                                     Join the Spirit of Queensland and journey to                                  • One way travel on the Spirit of Queensland from
                                                                                                     Townsville. On arrival tour the city sights of Townsville.                      Townsville to Cairns – Premium Economy Seat
                                                                              Paronella Park         Explore the Paluma Range National Park before                                 • 3 nights accommodation in Airlie Beach
                                                                                                     heading to Hidden Valley. Stay the next three nights at                       • 3 nights accommodation in Paluma
                           CAPE TRIBULATION                   SPIRIT OF QUEENSLAND                   Hidden Valley Cabins, Paluma. (BD)
                                                                                                                                                                                   • 1 night accommodation in Townsville
                                                              RAILBUS COACH CONNECTION               Day 6: Paluma National Park                                                   • 4 nights accommodation in Cairns
                                                                                                     Awake to the peaceful bush surrounds. Join a full                             • Tours and admissions as indicated
                                                                                                     day Paluma Range guided tour of Hidden Valley and                             • Return RailBus Coach Connection transfers
                                               CAIRNS                                                the surrounding areas. The afternoon will conclude at                           from Proserpine Railway Station to Airlie Beach
                            WOOROONOORAN                                                             Running River where you can try and spot the elusive                            accommodation
                            NATIONAL PARK                                                            platypus on dusk. (BLD)                                                       • One way coach transfer from Townsville
                              HIDDEN VALLEY                                                          Day 7: Wallaman Falls                                                           accommodation to Townsville Railway Station
                                                                                                     Join a full day Wallaman Falls guided tour to explore                         • Meals as indicated (B = breakfast, L = lunch,
                                       TOWNSVILLE
                                                                                                     the Southern Hemisphere’s highest sheer drop                                    D = dinner)
                                              PROSERPINE        AIRLIE BEACH
                                                                                                     waterfall, Wallaman Falls. (BLD)                                              Departs:         Fri from Brisbane at 3:45pm
                                                                                                     Day 8: Townsville                                                                              2018: • 6 Apr • 29 Jun
                                                                                                     Enjoy breakfast and a tour of Hidden Valley Cabins’                                                   • 13 Jul • 3 Aug • 31 Aug
                                                                                                     stand-alone solar power system before travelling back                                                 • 14, 28 Sep • 19 Oct
                                                                                                     to Townsville. Overnight at The Ville Resort-Casino,
                                                                                                                                                                                   Concludes: Cairns
                                                                                                     Townsville. (B)
                                                                                                     Day 9: Spirit of Queensland – Townsville to Cairns
                                                                                                     Re-join the Spirit of Queensland this morning. Travel                         Note: From prices valid 6 Apr – 19 Oct 18. For concession
                                                                                                     through picturesque farming communities before                                eligibility refer to the Booking Conditions on page 35.
                                                                                                     arriving in Cairns. Stay the next four nights at The                          FROM PRICE:                     TWIN SHARE         SOLE USE
                                                                                                     Hotel Cairns. (B)                                                             Adult                             $3057             $4392
                                                                      BRISBANE                                                                                                     Senior                            $2985             $4321

                                              The prices in this brochure are intended as a guide only. Prices are in Australian Dollars and are per person, unless otherwise specified. Ask your travel agent for our best price.
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Kuranda Scenic Railway

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              COASTAL RAIL EXPERIENCES
   Highlights
   Travel in historic rail carriages hauled by a
   dedicated 1720 class locomotive adorned
   in Buda-dji colours, portraying the Aboriginal
   legend of the Buda-dji Carpet Snake, said to
   have carved out the Barron Gorge.

   Stop at Barron Falls and enjoy stunning
   views of this picturesque waterfall.

   See Stoney Creek Falls as the train
   passes within metres of this magnificent
   cascading waterfall.
                                                                        Kuranda Scenic Railway

The Kuranda Scenic Railway is an iconic rail                              Heritage Class                                                                  Timetable
journey that meanders its way through the World
                                                                          Experience old world charm in refurbished
Heritage Listed rainforest of the Barron Gorge                                                                                                            CAIRNS TO KURANDA
                                                                          original, red-wooden heritage carriages
National Park to the village of Kuranda.                                                                                                                  Distance:                                              34 kms
                                                                          • Souvenir trip guide                                                           Duration:                                              1 hr 55 mins
Whether you join the journey from Cairns,
Freshwater or Kuranda Station, the journey                                • Audio commentary
                                                                                                                                                          Departs Cairns 	Daily at
aboard the historic red timber carriages takes                            • 10 minute photo stop at Barron Falls                                                           8:30am,
you through breathtaking scenery, towering                                  viewing platform                                                                               9:30am
waterfalls and deep ravines. The train slowly                             • Filtered water available in each carriage
                                                                                                                                                          Departs Freshwater 	Daily at
winds its way through 15 hand-made tunnels                                • Toilets available in each carriage                                                                 8:55am,
and over 37 bridges.                                                      • Accessibility facilities are available                                                             9:55am*
Hear about the journey, the flora and fauna and
                                                                          Gold Class                                                                      Departs Kuranda 	Daily at
the incredible history of the railway line through                                                                                                                          2:00pm,
the available audio commentary or through the                             A truly memorable way to experience the journey
                                                                                                                                                                            3:30pm*
Kuranda Scenic Railway app. Taking a journey on                           with personalised service in the luxury and
the Kuranda Scenic Railway will leave you with                            heritage of hand crafted Victorian inspired decor.                              Timetable is correct at time of printing and is subject to change without notice.
                                                                                                                                                          *Gold class operates on these services.
unforgettable memories.                                                   •    Welcome drink served prior to departure
                                                                          •    Dedicated host service                                                     Rail Fares
      KURANDA                          KURANDA SCENIC RAILWAY             •    Individual seating, lounge-style chairs
                                                                                                                                                          PRICE PER PERSON ONE WAY FROM
    BARRON FALLS LOOKOUT                                                  •    Souvenir trip guide                                                        CAIRNS TO KURANDA:
                                                                          •    10 minute photo stop at Barron Falls viewing                               KURANDA SCENIC RAILWAY
                                                                               platform
                                                                          •    Kuranda Scenic Railway gift pack                                           Adult Heritage Class                                              $50
                     FRESHWATER
                       STATION                                            •    Morning or Afternoon Tea featuring a selection                             Senior Heritage Class                                             $40
                                                                               of Queensland and local Tablelands produce                                 Adult Gold Class                                                  $99
                                                                               and beverages.
                                                                          •    Toilets available in each carriage                                         Senior Gold Class                                                 $89
                                                                          •    Accessibility facilities are available                                     Note: For concession eligibility refer to the Booking Conditions on
                                               CAIRNS                                                                                                     page 35.

 Kuranda, Scenic Rail & Skyrail                                               Kuranda & Hartley’s Crocodiles                                               Kuranda, Scenic Rail, Skyrail &
 From Cairns board the Kuranda Scenic Railway                                 Combine the Kuranda Scenic Railway and Skyrail                               Tjapukai
 and explore the quaint village of Kuranda. Depart                            Rainforest Cableway with Hartley’s Crocodile
                                                                                                                                                           Travel on the Kuranda Scenic Railway and Skyrail
 Kuranda on the Skyrail and glide above the canopy                            Adventures.
                                                                                                                                                           Rainforest Cableway before learning about the
 of World Heritage Listed rainforest.
                                                                              Operator: Down Under Tours | Duration: 10 hours                              Dreamtime and traditional owners of the Barron
 Operator: Down Under Tours | Duration: 10 hours                              Departs: Daily from Cairns at 7am                                            Gorge at Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park.
 Departs: Daily from Cairns at 7am                                            Note: Price valid 1 Apr 18 – 31 Mar 19.                                      Operator: Down Under Tours | Duration: 10 hours
 Note: Price valid 1 Apr 18 – 31 Mar 19.
                                                                                                                                                           Departs: Daily from Cairns at 7am
                                                                                                                                                           Note: Price valid 1 Apr 18 – 31 Mar 19.
 PRICE:                                                                       PRICE:                                                                       PRICE:
 Adult                                                   $164                 Adult                                                    $212                Adult                                                             $215

                      The prices in this brochure are intended as a guide only. Prices are in Australian Dollars and are per person, unless otherwise specified. Ask your travel agent for our best price.
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