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The Great Southern

Rail Journeys | Australia

Travel in luxury through the beautiful landscapes of south-eastern Australia aboard the Great Southern train. Enjoy comfortable accommodation, a range of fascinating touring options, all meals, fine wine and beverages throughout your journey between Brisbane and Adelaide. Then choose from two exciting extensions: a Private Jet Air Tour and a 4WD Luxury Short Break.

Overview

 

  • After the train, spend four days exploring South Australia by Private Jet, with a bonus visit to Broken Hill.

  • Choose to add a seven-day 4WD Luxury Short Break, with fantastic touring and stunning boutique accommodation.

  • Savour meals in the Queen Adelaide Restaurant where an all-inclusive menu is prepared using fresh local fare.

  • Enjoy Freedom of Choice touring options in Coffs Harbour, the Hunter region, Victoria's spectacular High Country and Melbourne.

Your Unforgettable Journey

Tour Director talking to passenger

All Taken Care Of

All the details are taken care of on both journeys in true APT style. Meals as specified are included, along with all sightseeing (including Freedom of Choice options on the train), services of an expert APT Tour Director, tipping, transfers and accommodation.
Great Southern Rail Train

Iconic Rail Journey

The Great Southern is one of Australia's most iconic rail journeys. It's the newest in the fleet to join its sister trains, The Ghan and The Indian Pacific. The all-inclusive, luxurious Great Southern journey takes you through incredible landscapes across Australia’s diverse south-east, with exciting touring and Freedom of Choice sightseeing options in Coffs Harbour, Port Stephens, Newcastle, the Victorian High Country and Melbourne.
Great Southern Rail onboard food,

Food & Wine

Expert on-board chefs prepare exceptional meals throughout your journey, using only the freshest locally sourced ingredients. Add premium wines and beverages for an unparalleled all-inclusive experience.

The Ultimate Journey

Private Jet Air Tour

Travel by private jet to savour straight-from-the-ocean Coffin Bay oysters and a visit to Kangaroo Island. Enjoy a bespoke winery experience in the Barossa Valley and explore Broken Hill on your return to Brisbane.

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Kangaroo Island from the air, South Australia
Woman resting in the Infinity Pool, South Australia

4WD Luxury Short Break

Enjoy lunch, a tasting and a kitchen garden tour at St Hugo's in the Barossa Valley, and visit historic Seppeltsfield. Discover Wilpena Pound and indulge in boutique accommodation in the Barossa and Adelaide Hills.

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Fine Wine and Food

On your rail journey there is an option to visit a winery in Victoria's High Country, and all onboard meals will have regionally inspired menus with a selection of premium local wines.

Port Stevens Dining, New South Wales

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Saffire Freycinet hotel in Tasmania

Luxury Short Breaks

Treat yourself to a five-star extended stay in regions known for their outstanding food and wine, including Tasmania, the Barossa Valley and Margaret River.
Aerial view of Cape Leveque during sunset

Private Jet Air Tours

Take to the skies of Australia and New Zealand in comfort aboard your private jet. Spend less time in the air and in transit and more time exploring as we take you from one memorable destination to the next.
Caledonian Sky Ship Komodo Island Sunset v2

Australia & New Zealand Expedition Cruising

Explore the stunning coastlines of Australia and New Zealand on the boutique small ship MS Caledonian Sky.